BMI Research Symposium: Moving Towards Policy Solutions to Global Challenges


After less than two years of activity, BMI's grant recipients presented to the BMI Board and to the TAU academic community the substantial progress that was made in Renewable Energy and Food Security research.





15:45     Gathering and refreshment


16:00     Vision for BMI: Prof. Itai Sened, Head of BMI and Founding Head of the School for Social and Policy Studies
16:10     BMI Research Progress: Dr. Boris Mints, President of BMI
16:20     Opening lecture: Prof. Eyal Zisser, Vice-Rector of Tel-Aviv University
              Climate, Migration and Conflict in the Middle East: From the Bronze Age to Present Day

16:45     Presentations: Food Security
              Prof. Eran Bacharach, Department of Cell Research and Immunology  
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              Yoav Rothler, Ph.D. Student, Department of Public Policy     View Presentation  
              Prof. Eyal Ben Dor,  Department of Geography       View Presentation  

17:15     Presentations: Renewable Energy
              Assaf Hochman, Ph.D. Student, the Porter School of Environmental Studies and the School of Geosciences, Faculty of Exact Sciences
              Ron Harnik, M.A. Student, Faculty of Engineering
              Hadar Traugott, Ph.D. Student, Faculty of Engineering    
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 17:45     Discussion


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