General Information

General Information

VENUE

Crowne Plaza Barcelona – Fira Center
Avenida Rius I Taulet 1-3, Barcelona - 8004, Spain
Tel: +34 93-4262223 Fax: +34 93-4248679
Web: www.crowneplaza.com/Barcelona-Fira


LANGUAGE

 English is the official language of the symposium.


 CLIMATE

The weather in Barcelona in March is cool. Temperatures range from 10ºC to 16ºC.


 CLOTHING

 Informal for all occasions


LIABILITY & INSURANCE 

The symposium secretariat and organizers cannot accept 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.

 


 OFFICIAL LETTER OF INVITATION

Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries will be sent upon request. It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the organizing committee or symposium organizers to provide any financial assistance. If you require such a letter, please apply to the secretariat.

 


 VISAS

Participants are requested to check with the consulate / embassy of Spain or diplomatic mission in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

 


 AIRPORT - HOTEL TRANSPORTATION    

TRAIN:

 From Terminal B take the A2 train Pl. Catalunya – Fontanella for 2 stops (20 minutes) and get off at Pl. Espanya FGC, walk 10 minutes (750 meters) to the hotel

 From Terminal T1 take the 46 train Pl. Catalunya – Andana Central for 1 stop (20 minutes) to Pl. Espanya FGC and walk 10 minutes (750 meters) to the hotel.

PRIVATE TRANSFER:

You can book a private transfer through the hotel. Price (up to 7 people): 105 € (includes an hour of waiting for the driver, the additional hours are billed separately).


 SECRETARIAT AND SYMPOSIUM ORGANIZERS WHITH SYMPOSIUM c/o Palex Tours Ltd. Israel
59 Ha'atzmaut Road, PO Box 33018; Haifa 33033, Israel
Tel: +972 – 4666 0510/11; Fax: +972 – 4834 6322
E-mail: whith@palex.co.il; Website: www.whith.org