Dear Colleagues and Friends,
Head, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Sumner A Slavin
Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Co-Director, The Harvard Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
Attending Plastic Surgeon at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Co-Director, The Center for Gender Surgery; Boston Children’s Hospital, USA
Meir Cohen, MD, Israel
President, The Israeli Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery ISPAS
Ron Azaria, MD, Israel
Board Director, ISPAS
Roy Inbar, MD, Israel
Yoav Gronovich - Chairman,
MD, MBA, Israel
Neta Adler, MD, Israel
Rami Binenboym, MD, Israel
Liron Eldor, MD, Israel
Oren Ganor, MD, USA
Noam Hai, MD, Israel
Ravit Yanko, MD, Israel
(IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER)
The Royal Beach Hotel, Eilat, Israel
The official language of the symposium is English.
All visitors to Israel must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date they enter the country.
For participants from most countries, a visa for Israel is not required; Participants are requested to consult the Israeli Embassy or Consulate in their home country or with their travel agency for specific details relating to visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.
Important note for tourists continuing from Israel on to Arab countries (except Egypt and Jordan): It is recommended that you request that an Israeli stamp does not appear on your passport. You must notify the clerk of your request before your documents are stamped.
LIABILITY & INSURANCE
The Congress Secretariat and organizers cannot accept responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property during the meeting. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.
The New Israeli Shekel (NIS) is the official national currency. All the major credit cards are accepted in Israel in places displaying the emblem at the entrance.
The weather in Eilat is warm and sunny during the day. Nights can get chilly. Day time temperatures range from 20–25 degrees centigrad.
The symposium dress code is business-casual.
Ben Gurion International Airport is served by many daily direct flights from most destinations. The International airport is 20-30 minutes from the city of Tel Aviv.
FLIGHTS TO / FROM EILAT
Eilat is located approximately five hours drive away from Tel-Aviv. Direct charter flights to Eilat are available from a number of European cities. Regular local flights to and from Eilat are available for individuals arriving at Ben-Gurion International Airport. The second domestic flights airport - Sde Dov – is located in Tel-Aviv.
March 4 - Day Tour to Jerusalem – The Tastes of Jerusalem
A guided day tour in Jerusalem, including:
A panoramic view from the Olive Mountain to the city of Jerusalem and from Mount Scopus to the Judean Desert. The most important and fascinating sites in the old city of Jerusalem, such as the famous Gethsemane Church, which is the place where Jesus prayed and his disciples slept the night before Jesus' crucifixion, as well as the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion, Dormition Abbey, The Western Wall, Via Dolorosa (The Stations of the Cross) and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
A visit the Machane Yehuda Market, which has become to be one of the well-known markets around the world.
Please note: Tours of holy sites require modest dress code: shoulder covering and no short pants nor short skirts. Comfortable shoes and hat are recommended.
March 5 - Day Tour to Masada and the Dead Sea, including transportation to Eilat
A visit in Masada - Masada is a rugged natural fortress, of majestic beauty, in the Judaean Desert overlooking the Dead Sea. It is a symbol of the ancient kingdom of Israel, its violent destruction and the last stand of Jewish patriots in the face of the Roman army, in 73 A.D. It was built as a palace complex, in the classic style of the early Roman Empire, by Herod the Great, King of Judaea. The camps, fortifications and attack ramp that encircle the monument constitute the most complete Roman siege works surviving to the present day.
Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea (the lowest point on earth) to one of the Hotels, to float on the rich mineral water of the Dead Sea, have lunch and enjoy the hotel's SPA (excluding spa treatments).
Transportation to Eilat
Please bring with you: Head covering, comfortable shoes, swimsuit, towel and beach sandals.
March 5 - Israel - Start-Up Nation - Innovation day in Tel-Aviv
Meet the guide in Tel-Aviv
A short brief on Israeli innovation - The cultural perspective.
Visit in an Innovation Center.
Lunch and a meeting with a strat-up representative
A visit in a start-up company in the field of Bio-Tec, Bio-Med or Artificial Intelligence
Day Tours to Petra
Available every day. Pick up from the hotel in Eilat.
With so much to see in Petra it's essential we make the very best of our time there. To ensure a successful tour we collect early from hotels, around 7.00am and accompany participants through the border procedures. We also send all passport details ahead to make sure we have no delays and that our groups are the very first at and through the border terminal.
You now begin the two-hour drive to Petra that takes you by the famous Wadi Rum. Your specialist guide will give you an in-depth briefing on the history of Jordan and its culture, as well as the background on the remarkable sights you will see during your trip. As we pass Wadi Rum the red desert scenery is particularly striking, this is where TE Lawrence was based during the Arab revolt and the epic movie about him 'Lawrence of Arabia' was filmed here. Nearing Petra we stop at a viewpoint overlooking the town of Wadi Musa (Moses Valley) and on a hilltop in the distance we can see the shrine marking the grave of Moses' brother, Aaron.
After arriving at Petra’s entrance, we walk to the Siq Canyon.
As the canyon ends we see Petra's most renowned and astonishing monument 'The Treasury' (Khazneh). Here we take a few minutes for photographs before continuing our tour along the impressive Street of Facades towards the Nabataean Theater. We also get an impression of some of the most famous burial sites like the 'Royal Tombs'. If time allows we can walk along the Colonnade Street and visit the Great Temple before heading back to the Siq Canyon and Petra's entrance.
Following the tour, we take a late lunch at an authentic Jordanian restaurant in Wadi Mussa. Following our late lunch, we head back to Aqaba and Eilat, on route we see the sunset over Wadi Rum and if we have a spare few minutes we stop briefly at Aqaba’s colorful Arabian market (souq). After a brief drive through Jordan’s only port city we head to the border and back to Eilat by evening.
Rates are updated in the meeting's registaration form
Deadline: December 31, 2018
Official Language: The official language of the symposium is English. All abstracts must be submitted in English.
All papers are to be presented using Microsoft Power Point.
Size: One page, Size A4, limited to 300 words
Font: Ariel, font size: 11
Header: Title must be written in Capital Letters, centered at the top of the page.
Authors: Authors citation will include last name, ﬁrst and middle initials, afﬁliation details for each author, including: department; institution / hospital; city; country.
The name of the presenting author should be underlined.
Language: The oﬃcial language of the symposium is English
All abstracts must be submitted online as an attached Word ﬁle to Einat Bar-Ilan at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
If your paper is accepted for presentation you agree to pay registration fee and to attend the meeting.
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