The IOF Rare Skeletal Diseases course was launched in 2016 by a group of leading European experts with a goal of promoting knowledge in the field. The course was hosted by Switzerland (Geneva) in 2016 and by Russia (St. Petersburg) in 2017. In March 2019, this prestigious IOF activity is coming to Tel-Aviv. Join us and enjoy the possibility to learn from the key opinion leaders in the field of rare bone and mineral disorders.
Course Hotel and Venue
Dan Panorama Hotel, Tel Aviv
10 Kaufmann St, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel
March 14-15, 2019, Thursday-Friday.
The official language of the Course is English.
A commercial and professional exhibition will take place during the Course, parallel to the Course hours.
Climate and Clothing
The weather starts to improve in Tel Aviv, Israel, in March and temperatures rise, although there is still a risk of cloud and rain. The average temperature in Tel Aviv in March is 16.4°C (61.52°F), with an average high of 19.2°C (66.56°F).
IST (Israel Standard Time) UTC/GMT +2 hours.
The country code for Israel is +972.
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.
Banking and Exchange
The Israeli monetary system is Shekel. Foreign currency may be changed at banks, airports, and very often at major hotels (generally at a less convenient rate).All major credit cards are acceptable in most hotels, restaurants and shops.
All visitors entering Israel must have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the date they will leave Israel. Visitors are allowed to remain in Israel for up to 3 months from the date of their arrival. Please check to see if your country of origin belongs to the Visa Waiver Program which entitles citizens of certain countries to enter Israel without having to arrange a visa ahead of time. To see the list of countries click here.
Visitors from countries that are not members of the Visa Waiver Program must make a request for an entry permit/visa from the Israeli consulate in their country or region before they arrive to Israel.
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.
The conference organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss or damage of property belonging to congress participants (or their accompanying persons), either during, or as a result of the course.
Letter of Invitation
The letter of Invitation is 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. Please turn to the Course secretariat to receive the letter of invitation.
Paragon Israel (Dan Knassim)