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This is a non-smoking event. Smokers, kindly use the hotel designated smoking areas only.
Please do not leave bags and suitcases unattended at any time.
The conference secretariat and organizers will not accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants and accompanying persons. International participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
Weather in Tel Aviv end May is approximately 25°C or 77°F. Clothing is informal for all occasions. Sunglasses, sunscreen and walking shoes are highly recommended.
David InterContinental Hotel is equipped with wireless service. Please check with the hotel directly regarding rates.
For information on schedules and fares: Israel Railways website – Schedules and Fares
The train station is located on Level S of the Landside Building. Train tickets may be purchased through automated ticket dispensers on Level G of the terminal.
To leave Ben Gurion Airport by train, from the arrival section you must descend from the Greeters’ Hall (located on Level G), to the railway station (located on Level S). It is recommended to get off the train at Azriely station (Hashalom) or Arlozorov station (Central) and then take a taxi to the hotel.
Upon exiting from customs, take either the elevator or escalator to the 2nd floor. Exit the terminal either by gate number 21 or 23. Cross the road to take Egged bus number 5 which serves as an internal transport line from Ben Gurion International Airport to El Al Junction. The price is NIS 6.20 (USD$ 1.60) approx.
Take bus line 475 from EL AL Junction.
Buses arrive at Tel-Aviv Central Bus Station.
From here it is another 15 minutes by car/taxi to the David InterContinental Hotel.
Note: Buses do not run on Saturday (Shabbat) – from half hour before sunset on Friday till one hour after sunset on Saturday.
By Private Taxi
The Taxi Station and dispatcher counter at Terminal 3 are located on Level G of the Multi Level Road.
Cost is NIS 150 (USD$ 41) approx.
It is recommended to use only certified airport taxi services.
Rate 2 (25% extra) will apply in the following cases:
Night journeys between 21:00 and 05:59.
An additional NIS 2.7 approx will be applied for each piece of luggage.
Ben Gurion International Airport is the main international gateway to and from Israel. It is situated approximately 25km (16 miles) south-east of Tel Aviv.
Journey to Tel Aviv is approximately 30 minutes.
A Speaker Ready Room is situated on the Lower Level and is available for speakers every day during meeting hours. Speakers are requested to upload their presentation at least one hour prior to the start of their session.
Upon registration you will receive your conference kit containing the printed material of the conference, name tag,
voucher(s) for lunch and the welcome reception. Please wear your name tag to all sessions and social events.
Registration will only be available onsite starting from May 15 until May 17.
Registration Desk will be situated at the lobby of the David InterContinental Hotel for the duration of the conference.
IATI Biomed 2018 conference registration hours:
- Tuesday, May 15 from 07:30-17:00
- Wednesday, May 16 from 08:00-16:00
- Thursday, May 17 from 08:30-15:00
English is the official language of the conference.