The SSIEM would like to confirm that this year’s symposium is going ahead as planned

Dear SSIEM 2023 Participants,

We, the LOC, and Ortra Ltd. – the Local PCO – would like to address any concerns you may have about the security situation in Jerusalem. Rest assured, ensuring your safety during the upcoming Symposium is our utmost priority.

Israel welcomes hundreds of thousands of tourists daily, and conferences and events have continued without harm, even in challenging circumstances.
With our experience and expertise, we have well-established protocols and contingency plans in place, ensuring a secure environment and providing effective solutions for any situation.

We understand the importance of SSIEM 2023 and the impact it has on academic and professional collaborations. Rest assured, we have complete confidence in the safety and security of all attendees during their time in Israel. Our dedicated team will remain available round the clock to address any concerns and provide assistance, ensuring a worry-free experience throughout the Symposium and a pleasant visiting experience in Jerusalem.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us for any guidance or assistance. We appreciate your trust and eagerly look forward to hosting you in Jerusalem, where you can explore our rich heritage, engage in fruitful exchanges, and experience the warm hospitality Israel has to offer.


Kind Regards,


Yair Anikster                                                              Lior Gelfand
Chair – Local Scientific Committee                      CEO Ortra – Conference Secretariat