The Environmental Symposium Series: Highlighting U.S.-Israel Research & Development Cooperation in Green Technology

The Environmental Symposium Series: Highlighting U.S.-Israel Research & Development Cooperation in Green Technology

December 15, 2010 (4:00 pm)
Embassy of Israel, Washington, D.C.
The Embassy of Israel, the U.S.-Israel Science and Technology Foundation, and ZAG/S&W, an Israeli-U.S. law firm, have organized this third Environmental Symposium on the theme of U.S.-Israel cooperation in the development of clean energy technology and renewable energy sources. The program panelists will offer a variety of perspectives, including an executive of a GreenTech Incubator that is cultivating the development of Israeli technologies in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a State of Israel Economic Affairs Minister promoting trade and R&D cooperation, and a U.S. Department of Energy representative who oversees bi-national programs to facilitate the teaming of Israeli and U.S. companies on clean energy technology R&D projects.
Panel speakers include:
  • Assaf Vitman, Minister for Economic Affairs, Israel Ministry of Finance
  • David Lohr, Executive Director, Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator
  • U.S. Department of Energy Representative, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division
  • Jeffrey M. Karp, Partner and Co-Leader of Climate-Related Business and Technology Practice, ZAG/S&W
This seminar is complimentary. Registration with full name and date of birth is required. To RSVP, please email the U.S.-Israel Science & Technology Foundation at eve@usistf.org. A photo ID is required to enter the Embassy. To speed the security process, bags and laptops are discouraged.


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