General Information

The official language of ISCA 2013 is English.
Climate & Clothing
The weather in Tel-Aviv in June is hot. No rain. Temperatures range from 21°C to 28°C (70°F to 82°F).
Casual dress is appropriate for all occasions. Comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, hats, suntan lotion and swimsuits are recommended for tours and outdoors activities.
Entry Visa
Citizens of over 65 countries, including EU countries and the USA, do not need entry visas to Israel. For participants from other countries we suggest you check the website of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs or check with your local Israeli embassy, consulate or travel agent. Invitation letters will be issued upon request.
This invitation is prepared solely for the purpose of visa applications and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support. Please email your request to
Liability and Insurance
The Symposium Secretariat and Organizers will be exempt from all liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants and accompanying persons. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
The Israeli power supply is single phase 220 volts at 50 Hertz. Most power sockets in Israel have three pin holes, but many of them will work with double-pin European plugs. Visitors who want to use shavers, traveling irons and other small appliances may need both transformers and adaptor plugs.
The currency unit in Israel is the New Israeli Shekel (NIS – “Shekel” in short).  International credit cards are accepted for payment in most hotels, restaurants and shops. Exchange offices and ATM machines are
easily available throughout the city and at Ben-Gurion International Airport. We recommend that you change some money at the airport for immediate needs.