Quantum Mechanics meets Symplectic Topology
May 15-19, 2016
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Transportation from the Airport to Tel Aviv:
How to get to Tel Aviv University:
By Bus: (approximated time ~ 45 min) buses from
the city that go to TAU's campus include lines # 7, 25, and 126, all
within 10 minutes walk distance from the hotels area. Another option is
to take a "Sherut Taxi" - minivans that operate as shared Taxis that
travel along the main streets of Tel Aviv (Dizengoff, Ben-Yehuda, Ibn
Gabirol [another common spelling Ibn Gvirol]) and that can fill up a
maximum of 10 passengers. The line which goes to TAU's camput is number
4-ALEPH (make sure to ask the driver if there is a stop at Tel Aviv
University). You can check routes and timetables of the public
transportation in the Dan (the local bus company) website: http://www.dan.co.il/english, and in the Egged (another bus company) website: http://www.egged.co.il/Eng/
By Taxi: (approximated time ~ 15 min) a taxi from the hotels area to Tel Aviv University should cost around 35-45 Israeli
When taking a taxi, ask the driver to use the meter ("MO-NE") : it is
usually cheaper and he is obligated by law to do so. It is not
customary to tip the driver. There is no local (that is, inside Tel
Aviv) public transportation at night (midnight to 6am, taxis excluded).
Single bus tickets are valid "per ride". Thus, if you need to switch
buses, you need to buy another ticket (there are some other options).
Tickets are bought from the driver when boarding the bus (drivers have
change [at least from 20 NIS] so don't worry if you don't have the
exact sum).Almost all relevant travel information can be found at - http://wikitravel.org/en/Tel_Aviv
How to get to Schreiber Bldg. (where the workshop will be held):
Schreiber building is located in the east part of TAU's campus (see here). The closest entrance is through gate no. 2 (it's
called "Beit HatefuTSot" in Hebrew = Diaspora Museum), which is on
Klausner street on the East side of campus. Buses # 7 and 25 stops near
this gate, but # 126 does not -
it stops at the campus' main entrance (gate #7 on Einstein St) which is
located on the east side of campus (all buses which arrive to campus
stop there as well). If you enterded the university through the main
entrance (gate #7), you should keep walking west, and after around 100
meters Schreiber Bldg will be on your left hand side (again, have a look here).
Tel Aviv has a large variety of great restaurants serving various food types. For some recommendations see e.g: http://telavivfood.wordpress.com/ or http://hungryintelaviv.blogspot.co.il/ .
On Thursday, Friday or Saturdays it is wise to book a table. If you
want a relatively large table (say 5 and more) book also on other days
of the week.
Tipping: Israeli waiters expect 10-15% extra tip.
Credit cards & currency exchange:
All major credit cards are accepted in Israel. Most banks, including those at the airport and on campus, will exchange major currencies, such as USD and Euro, for Israeli Shekels (NIS). Israeli Shekels can also be obtained at most Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs), including the airport and on campus.
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