Practicalities: IATL 30

Conference Venue and Maps

The Conference will take place at the Sarah Tadmor Hall, the Deichmann Building. The location can be seen on this map (number 18 on the map). Detailed information about transportation to Ben Gurion University is available on this page.

To reach the venue follow the arrow signs.

For those who get to the conference by car, the entrances are marked on this map.

You may be required to show some ID when entering the campus, as well as your letter of invitation to participate at the conference, and bags will be checked.

Speakers who are going to stay at U-tel Guest Apartments (located just opposite the vehicle entrance to BGU) may find the relevant information here.

Computer connections

Please bring your laptop with you as well as your presentation on a USB-drive if you wish to use a computer during the Conference. If you plan to use a handout in your lecture please make sure to bring 40 hard copies of it.

Wi-Fi (wireless Internet access) is available around the campus, including the Sarah Tadmor Hall (the network name is just4visitors, no password is required)

Weather

Beer-Sheva has a hot semi-arid climate with Mediterranean influences. The city has both characteristics of Mediterranean and desert climates. Summers are hot and dry, and winters are cool and rainy. Temperatures in October range between an average high of about 25.5 °C (77.9 °F), possibly higher, and an average low of about 14.7 °C (58.5 ). During occasional heat waves temperatures may rise higher than 30 Centigrade (86 Fahrenheit), so please also bring a hat and make sure you drink enough water. For reliable forecasts you can visit the Israeli meteorological service.

Miscellaneous

Some information on the city of Beer-Sheva and its sights can be found here.

Information on dining in Beer-Sheva can be found on this web-site.

On-campus lunch options are marked with stars on this map.