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Set Theory, Model Theory and Applications

(In memory of Mati Rubin)


April 22 - 26, 2018

Eilat Campus of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Center for Advanced Studies in Mathematics

Department of Mathematics



Travel to Eilat:

Flights: “Arkia” is the airlines company operating flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat.  ARKIA web site is

We recommend Arkia Express service which offers low-fare flights for in advance reservations.

ARKIA operates flights from Ben-Gurion international airport and also from another domestic airport in Tel Aviv which is called Sde Dov.

Buses: “Egged” Bus Company operates routes from the central bus station in Tel Aviv to Eilat.

Egged web site is Buses N 390, 394.

From Eilat you could travel by return buses to Tel Aviv and by bus N 444 to Jerusalem.


The rooms for the conference participants are reserved at the

Hotel Adi (3). All rooms are air-conditioned, breakfast is included.


1. We provide a free bus (55 seats) from Beer Sheva North/University

railway station to the hotel Adi in Eilat leaving at 11:00 on Sunday, April 22.


2. We provide a free bus (55 seats)  back leaving Eilat on Thursday,

April 26: it leaves the campus at 16:30,  then it goes to the hotel,

leaves hotel Adi at  17:00 and continues to Beer Sheva, airport and

Tel Aviv.  Estimated time of arrivals: Beer Sheva 20:30,

Airport 22:00; Tel Aviv 22:30.


3. We provide a free minibus (20 seats) from Eilat which goes directly to Jerusalem on April 26.

    The minibus leaves hotel Adi at 17:00 and goes to Jerusalem (central bus station).


Breakfasts will be served in the hotels.

During the working days of the conference free lunches will be organized for all participants in the restaurant at the university campus.

The restaurant is located in the main building N 5, (Map)

where all lectures will take place. The name of the restaurant literally means "Pots and Books".

List of several restaurants in Eilat could be found here.

There will be a Conference dinner.


The New Israeli Shekel - abbreviated as NIS, is Israel's currency. There are coins of 10, 50 agorot and 1, 2, 5, 10 shekels,

as well as 20, 50, 100 and 200 shekels notes. Money can be

exchanged at any of the street exchange bureau, ATMs or any of Israel's major banks

(i.e. - Hapoalim, Leumi, Discount bank, and Hamizrahi).

Banks - When exchanging money at a bank, you will be charged a fixed exchange fee, and if you choose to use an exchange place on

the street, you will not be charged for the transaction, but will receive a lower rate than the banks supply.

Exchange rates: 1$ US 3.5 NIS, 1 Euro 4.3 NIS (March, 2018).

All major credit cards (Visa and Master Card/Eurocard, American Express and Diners Club) are widely accepted throughout Israel.


The electrical current in Israel is 220 V AC, 50 Hertz.

110V appliances can be used only with a step-up transformer or an appropriate adapter.

Internet Access:

Computer and internet access facilities are available in the building N 5, (Map) where all lectures will take place.

Computers room is N 212 which is very close to the lectures room.

For the duration of the conference, a wireless access to the Internet will be arranged.


Workshop sponsored by the Israel Science Foundation and the Center for Advanced Studies in Mathematics, BGU, Beer Sheva, Israel

Additional support by BGU President, Rector and Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences


For additional information, please send e-mail to



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