General Information

Conference Venue:
Ramada Hotel
Vilnai Street
Jerusalem

Language:
The World Conference will be held in English.

Get-Together Cocktail, Gala Dinner and Social Evening:
Tuesday, November 27
(Dress – informal)
Price: $60

Farewell Cocktail, Gala Dinner and Social Evening:
Wednesday, November 28
(Dress – informal)
Price: $70

Art Exhibition: 
Under the curatorship of artist Suzi Shafrir (Haifa, Israel) an exhibition “Weight of Words” will be hung at the 13th World Congress  in Jerusalem. This aims to show how Bioethics can make use of art works describing actual cases as a tool for educational discussions in the teaching of this subject.

Letters of Invitation:
Upon request, the Conference secretariat will supply participants with personal invitations to the World Conference. These invitations are meant to help visitors raise travel funds or obtain visas and do not represent a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide financial support.

Certificate of Participation:
A Certificate of Participation will be supplied upon request.

For more information on Israel:
Please see here

Transportation from Airport:
Ben-Gurion International Airport is located 40 minutes from Jerusalem.
Taxi service and shared “Nesher” shuttle service provide safe, fast and economic transportation into Jerusalem. As you exit the arrivals hall there will be a sign near the exit doors directing you to taxis. There are shared taxis available to Jerusalem called “Nesher Taxis”. A dispatcher is just outside the exit doors by the taxi stand. These taxis fill up with 10 people and then bring each person to their destination in Jerusalem. The cost is approximately $20 per person.
Another option is a private taxi which costs approximately $85 per vehicle and takes you directly to your destination.
To order return taxi service from Jerusalem to the airport, please see the hotel concierge.

Visas:
All visitors to Israel are required to have a valid passport, and for some countries, a visa is required. For more information please contact your nearest embassy, consulate or local travel agency well in advance. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

Currency / Exchange:
Israel’s currency is the New Israeli Shekel (NIS). International major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops. Exchange offices and ATM machines are easily available throughout the city and at the Ben Gurion International Airport.

Climate:
The weather in November is pleasant to cool during the day, chance of rain, temperatures ranging from 13-20°C / 55-68°F.

Clothing:
Clothing is informal for all occasions. A sweater or jacket is also recommended, as the conference rooms may be cool.

Important Notes:
ISAS International Seminars, their agents and all sponsors, as well as UNESCO, the Chair and its staff, and the collaborating organizations and staffs, shall not be responsible for and shall be exempt from any liability in respect of any loss, damage, injury, accident, delay or inconvenience to any person, or luggage or any other property for any reason whatsoever, for any tourist services provided.
Personal travel and health insurance is recommended.


Conference Secretariat:
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ISAS International Seminars
Tel: +972-2-6520574
For Conference Registration: ethics@isas.co.il
For Info and Abstracts: confer@isas.co.il