Board of Governors Meeting Notice

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Meeting Announcement

Attendance Registration Deadline
05 January 2020

If attending, registration is required.
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The Ritz-Carlton Herzliya
4 Hashunit Street
Herzliya Pituach, Israel 46555
+972 9 373555

Superior:  USD $300.00 Single/Double Occupancy
The Group Rate includes WiFi, buffet breakfast in restaurant, fitness center, service charge, (4) daily complimentary bottled waters, complimentary additional 5,000 rewards points for every guest checked-in.  VAT excluded for non-Israeli passport holders.

Ritz-Carlton Guestroom Reservations:
Book your room at the group rate

If you have questions regarding your guestroom booking, contact the Ritz Carlton Reservations Department directly at or +972 73 203 7605.
Reservations Department is open Sunday - Thursday 8:00-16:00 (local time).

Hotel Guestroom Reservation Cut-Off Date: Sunday, 05 January 2020
After 05 January, the group rate is not guaranteed and will be accepted upon availability. 

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel is approximately 30 minutes from Ben-Gurion Airport.
Taxi fare from the airport to the hotel is approximately 200-250 New Shekel / 60-80 USD.  Check with your taxi driver regarding credit card, New Shekel, USD, Euro acceptance.

Private transfer with The Ritz-Carlton is approximately 550 New Shekel / 160 USD (depending on car type and service). Private transfer may be charged to your guestroom.

Workshop: Thursday, 30 January 2020
  "Start-up Pitch Session: Hardened Systems in Mobility, IoT, Healthcare, and Energy"

A social reception will be held following the Workshop.

Meeting Schedule: 
View the meeting schedule

Important Travel Notification (Source: SOS International)
The security level in Israel is currently at a Medium level, but risks can change at short notice. Travelers should be aware of the prevailing security environment and maintain constant situational awareness. 

Those who intend to participate in the IEEE SA Board of Governors meeting in Israel are advised to obtain current information from their State Department or Consulate of their country to determine the latest security information and advice. 

  1. Check with your respective country regarding Visa information.
  2. U.S. Citizens are encouraged to register their travel with Smart Travel Enrollment Program (STEP).

Non U.S. Citizens are encouraged to register travel arrangements with their respective Embassy or Consulate.

Reminders to Board Members:

  • if unable to attend, please advise via email.
  • enter flight arrival information in the comments section of your guestroom reservation if booking a pre-night to guarantee early check-in. 
  • notify the hotel immediately if there is a change to your arrival/departure date.



  1. Book your Flight(s)
  2. Book your guestroom at Ritz Carlton Herzliya
  3. Register your Attendance via Cvent
  4. Enroll travel arrangements with your local Embassy

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