General Information

Venue

Pavilion 2, EXPO, Tel Aviv, Israel

Date

Workshops/Tutorials, October 23-24, 2022 - at the David Intercontinental Hotel in Tel Aviv / Dan Panorama Hotel, Tel Aviv

Main Conference, October 25-27, 2022, at Pavilion 2, EXPO, Tel Aviv

Language

The official language of the conference is English.

Attending

Attendance will be allowed to confirmed registered persons and paid participants.

Exhibition

A commercial and professional exhibition will take place during the conference, parallel to Conference hours.

Climate

The average daily temperature in October in Tel Aviv is (Minimum to Maximum): 19-30 C° / 66-85 F°.

Dress will be informal throughout the Conference.

In addition, modest dress appropriate for visits to religious sites is recommended.

Currency

The unit of currency in Israel is the New Israeli Shekel (NIS) commonly known as the Shekel.

Currency rates as follows: updated currency Opens new window.

There are no restrictions on transfer and use of foreign currencies in Israel.

Most international credit cards are accepted.

Getting Here:

Transportation from/to Ben Gurion Airport

Taxi:

Taxis are readily available at the airport. They operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Taxis can be found outside the Arrival Hall of the airport (to the left). Taxi services are regulated and the Taxi companies at Ben Gurion Airport operate under permission. The cost of the taxi is approximately 200 NIS (approx. 50 Euro).

Train:

The train station is located on Level S of the Landside Building, adjacent to the Arrival Hall. The train will take you to the Central Station in Jerusalem from where you will need a Taxi to reach your hotel.

Bus:

Public transportation services to Jerusalem are located at Terminal 3, level G, gate 1. Line 485 run from Ben-Gurion International Airport, to the Central Bus Station in Jerusalem, from where you will need a Taxi to reach your hotel. 

Car Rental:

The car rental companies’ counters are located on the first floor of the East Gallery in the Arrival Hall. The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Pre-booked Transportation and airport assistance:

In addition to the public transportation, Private Airport Transfers are also available on a pre-arranged basis.

Private Arrival Transfer US$110 (up to 2 passengers):

Upon arrival, you will pass through immigration, collect your bags, pass through Customs, and then proceed to the Arrivals Hall.

Please turn on your cell phone so that the service company can contact you – please send us in advance your cell number.

 

Private Departure Transfer US$110 (up to 2 passengers):

Your driver will be waiting for you in the lobby of the hotel, holding a sign with your name on it. Pick up for return transfer will be 4 hours prior to flight departure time.

VIP Arrival Escort Service & Transfer US$290 (up to 2 passengers):

This service operates from the plane, where you will be greeted on landing at the end of the flight sleeve. A representative will escort you all the way through passport control, luggage collection, directly to the awaiting car transfer which will take you to your hotel.

For further details please contact the conference secretariat eccv@ortra.com or +972-3-6384444.

Public Transporation in Tel Aviv - Buses:

The buses in Tel Aviv follow an efficient network of routes, with many stations scattered throughout the city. A ticket for a single ride in Tel Aviv costs 5.90 NIS. To ride the bus, you need to purchase a smart card called "Rav-Kav" (see “Israel’s Travel Card”). To find the best bus route for you, see recommended apps: "Moovit"  / "Google Maps". Please Note: Due to infrastructure works taking place across the city, it's recommended to use transportation apps for real-time information.

Public Transporation in Tel Aviv - Taxis:

Local and inter-city taxi services are available to and from any point in the country. Fares within the cities are according to the meter.  Drivers must operate the meter for rides within the city. It is advised to request the meter for inter-city rides, even if the driver suggests a fixed price at the beginning of the ride.

If you are looking for honest drivers, great service and fair prices the city of Tel Aviv recommends you download any of the Taxi phone applications to book a cab wherever you are.

The most popular apps are: "Gett" / "Raxi" / "Yango" 

Public Transporation in Tel Aviv - Train:

Israel Railways runs train services within Israel. 

Tel Aviv-Yafo has four train stations, all of which are located along the Ayalon Highway. All trains to Tel Aviv-Yafo stop in all four stations. For best access to the city center, use either "Tel Aviv Merkaz" (also known as Arlozorov), or "Hashalom" (located in a large shopping mall). "Tel Aviv Hahagana" Station is close to the New Central Bus Station, though most inter and intra city buses also leave from the terminal outside "Tel Aviv Merkaz" ("Arlozorov") train station. Notice that you can use your bus pass to pay for train tickets.

Public Transporation in Tel Aviv - Bicycles and Scooters:

The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality has made it its top priority to encourage bicycle and scooter riding across the city. Click HERE for more information.

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.

For the full Country list – Click Here. 

Passports are not stamped upon arrival or departure.

 

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Countries without Diplomatic Relations with Israel

If you are a resident of a country with an Israeli Consulate, please approach the consulate for a Visa request, with your invitation letter.

Click HERE to search for the nearest Israeli consulate.

Otherwise, please send us a request letter, to eccv@ortra.com, no later than three months prior to the Conferences including full name, full address, a copy of the first page of the passport and arrival and departure flight details. 

Ortra will approach the Israeli authorities to obtain a visa on behalf of the delegate. Visa will be issued at the airport upon arrival. Passports are not stamped upon arrival or departure.

*Granting of such requests is at the discretion of the authorities in Israel.

 

Letter of Invitation

Please contact the conference secretariat at eccv@ortra.com to request a letter. Requests MUST contain the following:

  1. Registration confirmation number
  2. Full name including Salutation (Mr., Ms., Mrs.), in the order of Salutation, Given (First) Name, Family (Last) Name
  3. Paper number AND Title if applicable
  4. Email address, mailing address and affiliation (business or school)

Letters will be mailed upon request only.