Venue
Sessions will be held at Bet Gabriel, on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. This impressive building served as the venue for peace talks with neighboring countries.

Accommodation

Participants will be accommodated at Ma’agan Holiday Village, situated on the southern shore of the Sea of Galillee, near the city of Tiberias in the northern part of Israel.
www.inisrael.com/maagan/
Tel: 972-4-6654400, Fax: 972-4-6654455

Climate & Clothing

The weather in Tiberias during June is sunny and warm during the day and cool at night. Temperatures range from 190C-340C (660F-940F).We recommend that you bring with you a hat and comfortable shoes for the outdoors tours. A swimsuit is also recommended.

Transportation
Ben Gurion International Airport is about half an hour ride from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, and two and a half hours ride from Ma’agan Holiday Village.
 
Private taxis are available from the airport at the cost of about US$ 140. Public buses depart every half an hour from Tel Aviv central bus station to Tiberias at the cost of US$ 10 and private taxis can take you from there to Ma’agan Holiday Village at the cost of US$ 10.
 
Transportation to and from Ma'agan can also be reserved in advance at an additional fee. For further details please see the Accommodation & Tourist Information section.

Visas
Participants from most countries do not need an entry visa to Israel, but we suggest that you contact your travel agent on this matter before making your flight ticket reservation.

Secretariat and Official Travel Agent

Diesenhaus-Unitours Incoming Tourism Ltd.
3 Hamelacha Street
P.O.Box 57176,  Tel Aviv 61571, Israel

Tel.: 972-3-5651313

Fax: 972-3-5610152

E-mail: meetings@diesenhaus.com

Conference Website: www.weizmann.ac.il/conferences/CMG2006/