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 View Presentation 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 View Presentation

17:45 Discussion