Meeting4 Ein Gedi 2015

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WHEN?

2nd-11th November

WHERE?

Accommodation & Meeting venue
Ein Gedi Hotel
Ein Gedi Country Kibbutz Ein Gedi MP Dead Sea Ein Gedi, Israel

TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT

1) Programme
2) INVITATION LETTER 1
3) INVITATION LETTER 2

WHAT?

  • Monday 2/11
    Arrival, transfer to the Hotel (shuttle bus) and dinner
  • Tuesday 3/11
    Visit of the BioBee facility in Sde Elyahu led by Gal Yaacobi & Shimon Steinberg The visit will include a guided tour in the kibutz an introduction to BioBee, mass rearing facility, products.
  • Wednesday 4/11
    Visit to the Arava fields
    An introduction to the agriculture in the Arava (R&D station in Hazeva), guided visit to Pepper fields. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in practice: scouting with biobee field service
  • Thursday & Friday 5-6/11
    – Students’ presentations and general discussion
    – Steering Committee meeting and Supervisory meetings
    - KEY NOTE LECTUREDr S. Kadener from the University of Jerusalem
    Student talks schedule
  • Saturday 7/11
    Social Saturday!
    Nakhal David (also known as David Stream) has several waterfalls that cascade out from the desert hills and offers several walking tracks to explore. Guided by our very own Dr E Tauber we will hike to the dry canyon, to Ein Gedi Springs and back down alongside the streams. A great way to experience first hand the nature and spectacular scenery of the area!
  • Sunday 8/11
    Course T5: Medical and agricultural implications of insect vectors
    RESEARCH SEMINAR: Prof Paul Taghert from the Washington University in St Louis
  • Monday 9/11
    Course T6: Insect behaviour
  • Tuesday 10/11
    Course T7: Statistics and bioinformatics
  • Wednesday 11/11
    DEPARTURES!

GENERAL INFORMATION

VAT
In order to wave VAT you need to collect the 2B BLUE VOUCHERS at the airport. These will be handed out by Security people just after Passport Control, before the luggage collection area. Please keep them for the duration of your stay in Israel!

- TRANSPORTATION FROM BEN GURION AIRPORT TO EIN GEDI, DEAD SEA
Shuttle Company: Seshir Transportation.
On arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, kindly proceed to the Seshir Transportation Desk (take the elevator on the left of the water fountain in the Arrival Hall, to the first floor). The desk is situated in the same row as the car rental companies. There you will be met by a Seshir representative, who will direct you to the shared cars leaving to the Dead Sea. Please note that there may a waiting time of up to one hour before the shared transfer departs.
In case of emergency, Seshir Transportation can be contacted as follows:
From a local Israeli line: 03 9754033
From an international line: +972 3 9754033
To book transportation back to the airport, please speak to the Hotel reception once we are there. 

Course T7
Students attending this course will have to bring their own laptops. Please make sure these software and files have been downloaded and installed!

 

For any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at information@insectime.org