Conference Information

General Information


Venue and Dates

The 17th Israel Materials Engineering Conference (IMEC-17) will be held at the Wohl Center, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan on February 1-2, 2016.


The official language of IMEC-17 is English. 


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Wohl Center - NIS 15.5 per day

Conference Hotel

Kfar Maccabiah
7 Perets Bernstein Street, Ramat-Gan
Phone: +972-3-6715715
Parking is free of charge.

Official Check-in/Check-out Time at Hotel

Check-in: Sunday-Friday – from 15:00;  Saturday – from 21:00
Check-out: until 11:00
Participants, whose hotel reservation was confirmed in the final confirmation, may check-in without a reservation number. The hotel has your details listed under the IMEC-17 Conference. 

Transportation from/to Ben-Gurion International Airport

Train from airport to Tel-Aviv
Get-off at the Tel-Aviv Hashalom Station.
From there, take a taxi to your hotel (approx. US$ 13 per taxi).
General train schedule: Sunday – Thursday: 00:53-23:20; Friday: 00:53-14:00; Saturday: 19:30-23:45
Time table click here 

Taxi Service
Taxis are freely available outside the airport terminal. Fare to Tel-Aviv is approx. US$32.
A 25% surcharge.  For night trips is in effect from 21:01 until 05:29 and from 14:00 on Fridays.
Ensure that the driver turn on the taxi meter. Tipping is not customary.

Conference Transportation

Free conference transportation will be provided as follows:

From Kfar Maccabiah Hotel to Wohl Center
Departure at 08:15 on Monday and Tuesday, February 1 and 2.

From Wohl Center to Carlton Hotel Tel Aviv (Optional Dinner)
Monday, February 1: departure after last sessions.

From Carlton Tel Aviv to Kfar Maccabiah Hotel and Wohl Center
Departure after dinner.

From Wohl Center to Kfar Maccabiah Hotel
Tuesday, February 2: departure after last sessions.  

Social Event (Optional Dinner)

The Conference dinner will be held on Monday, February 1, at the Carlton Hotel at 19:00 hours. Please present the invitation at the entrance. The conference dinner may be purchased by Monday, February 1 at noon.

Carlton Hotel
10 Eliezer Peri Street, Tel Aviv
Carmine Hall (second floor)

Parking:  Kikar Namir (Kikar Atarim) – NIS 12 first hour, additional NIS 4 for each 15 minutes.

Registration & Hospitality Desk

The Registration Desk will operate at the following times:
Monday and Tuesday, February 1 and 2 from 08:00 until the end of the last sessions.

Speakers and Session Chairpersons

It is important that the timetable be strictly adhered to, so that participants may attend parallel talks. Please do not exceed your allotted time.
Speakers and Session Chairpersons are requested to meet with each other 10 minutes prior to the commencement of their respective sessions, in the session hall.


Wireless internet access will be available at all conference halls. 

IMEC-17 Conference Secretariat 

Diesenhaus-Unitours Incoming Tourism Ltd.
Conventions Department
P.O. Box 57176
61571 Tel Aviv, Israel
Phone: +972-3-5651313, +972-3-5651344
Fax: + 972-3-5610152