The Boris Mints Institute 2020 Research Conference


The Boris Mints Institute 2020 Research Conference ‘Israeli Innovation for a Better World’, was held as Zoom webinar at July 9

Agenda

Opening Statements

  • Dr. Boris Mints, BMI Founder and president

  • Prof. Itai Sened, Head of BMI and Incoming Dean of the Faculty of Social Science

Making Naftali building energy neutral

  • A new and sustainable ecosystem for waste and water Naftali building as a pilot - Prof. Hadas Mamane, Head of the Environmental Engineering Program, Faculty of Engineering

  • Nature based solutions for carbon neutral cities and improved air quality - Ms. Hila Bar, Research Manager, Vertical Field Ltd View Presentation

Research Presentations: Poverty and Inequality

  • Creating and preserving poverty in the Ultra Orthodox Jewish society - Dr. Nechumi Yaffe, Department of Public Policy View Presentation

  • The current locust crisis knowledge gaps and some research directions - Prof . Amir Ayali, School of Zoology

  • Demographic Challenges in the 21 st Century - Dr. Isaac Sasson, Department of Sociology and Anthropology View Presentation

  • Behind the Wicked Problems: How DLTs may be used to decentralize Institutions for Equality - Eve Guterman, BMI Fellow View Presentation

Activities