Venue

David Intercontinental Convention Center
12 Kaufman St, Tel Aviv, 61501 Israel
Tel: 972-3-7951111
Fax: 972-3-7951112

Language

The official language of the meeting is English
English-Russian simultaneous translation will be provided in several sessions for pre- registered congress participants

Registration & Hospitality Desk

The Registration desk will operate throughout the meeting in the Conventions Center of the hotel at the following hours:
Sunday, December 13rd, 2015 18:00-19:30 hrs
Monday, December 14th, 2015 07:30-19:00 hrs
Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 08:00-18:00 hrs

The Cardiovascular Technology Parade

The Cardiovascular Technology Parade is the central theme of this meeting!

Academy of Innovations

The Academy of Innovations will take place on December 13rd, 2015 and will be dedicated to education and training about the process of biodesign and innovation.

Exhibition

A commercial and professional exhibition will be take place during the meeting, parallel to the Congress hours.

Get together Reception

A reception will be held on the evening of December 13rd. The reception will be open to all the overseas attendees and to the international and National Faculty members and Committees. Accompanying Persons: All registered accompanying persons are invited to join us at the Get together Reception.

Climate and Clothing

The average daytime temperature in December in Israel is 19°C (66F°). Average night time temperatures is 11°C (51F°).
Clothing is informal for all occasions.

Currency and Money Exchange

The currency in Israel is the New Israel Shekel (NIS). We recommend using the local currency although most expenses in Israel may be paid with major credit cards. The current (March 2015) exchange rate is
1 US Dollar= 3.96 NIS and 1 Euro= 4.45 NIS.
Most ATMs accept all major credit cards such as Master Card, Visa, Diners, and American Express.

Local Time

Israel time zone is Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours

Telephones

The country code for Israel is +972

Electricity

Electrical equipment in Israel is 220 volt A.C., single phase, 50 cycles. Some appliances may require a plug adapter that can be purchased locally.

Visas

All visitors 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.

Insurance

The meeting organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss or damage of property belonging to meeting participants (or their accompanying persons), either during, or as a result of the meeting.

Letter of Invitation

The letter of Invitation meant to help participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa, and does not represent a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support.

Name Badge

Kindly wear your name badge during all the conference days and social events!
Please note that a charge of 30 USD will be made on site in case of losing your name badge!

Congress Secretariat

ICI 2015 Secretariat
Telefax: +972-3-5767730/7
Email: secretariat@icimeeting.com