Local Information

The KR 2022 main conference will be held at the Taub Center of the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.

Technion, Israel Istitute of Technology © CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia Commons

Haifa is the third largest city in Israel after Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv and is built on the slopes of Mount Carmel. Climate on August is hot and dry (Avg. high: 32°C, low: 25°C, daily mean: 28°C).

Get first impressions of Haifa by watching the image video of Israel Tourism.


Attendees of KR 2022 will be responsible for their own accommodation, but the FLoC organizers have reserved a limited number of hotel rooms until mid-May. See https://www.floc2022.org/accommodation for the list of hotels.

Note that accommodation is always at a premium on August in Israel. Book early!


Detailed information about travel and transportation can be found on https://www.floc2022.org/localinfo. Note that some airport and public transportation services are limited on the Sabbath, between Friday from about 5 P.M. to Saturday at 8 P.M.

Social Events

Besides the main conference, workshops, and tutorials, KR 2022 and FLoC 2022 will offer an attractive supporting program including fascinating excursions:

  • Tour 1: North of Israel
  • Tour 2: Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee
  • Tour 3: Jerusalem

Please see https://www.floc2022.org/excursion for further information.

Haifa - Bay © Annemarie Borg

Haifa - Gardens © Annemarie Borg

Jerusalem - Dome of the Rock © Annemarie Borg

Jerusalem - Tower of David © Annemarie Borg

We are looking forward to meeting you in Haifa!

Visa to Israel

Many countries have a Visa Waiver Program with Israel which allows their citizens to visit Israel without a visa arranged in advance. Among them are:

  • European Union Countries
  • United States
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
  • Russia
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • Switzerland
  • South Africa

Main countries that tourists are required to present a prearranged visa are China, India, Turkey, and Cuba. More about Visa requirements can be found on https://mfa.gov.il, especially on the tourist visa table (pdf file).

See also the visa information on https://www.floc2022.org/visa-info. Here you can also find information about how to get a letter of invitation if needed.

COVID-19 Information

Please find the latest information about the Corona pandemic situation in Israel on https://www.floc2022.org/covid-19.

FLoC 2022 Student Volunteers

The organizers of FLoC 2022 invite students to apply to a volunteer program. More on https://www.floc2022.org/volunteers.