The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment

The meeting will be held in Rehovot on the pastoral campus of the R.H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

The Hebrew University was officially opened in 1925, is ranked among the 100 leading universities in the world, and is first among Israeli universities. The extensive gardens and modern lecture halls of the Rehovot campus provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for international visitors. A campus map can be found here.

Most conference sessions will be held in the Ziman Auditorium on campus, while the poster sessions will be held at the Faculty Club on campus


Rehovot has a population of 114,000 and is known as the City of Science and Culture historically was Israel's citrus capital; the city emblem displays a microscope, a book and an orange. These days, Rehovot is well known for its high-tech and biotech industries.

Rehovot is conveniently located in the center of the country with affordable, frequent, train, bus and taxi service from Tel Aviv (ca. 20 km distant), Jerusalem (ca. 50 km) and Ben Gurion International Airport (15 km from campus). Many restaurants and caf?s are within walking distance of the meeting venue.
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