9 May 2018

/9 May 2018

Israel Innovation Authority Start-Up Presentations

10:00-10:15: Moderator & Keynote: Ms. Anya Eldan, Vice President, Start-Up Division, Israel Innovation Authority - Precision Agriculture – Growth Engine? 10:15-11:00: Start-Up Pitch: AGROWING - Agrowing has vast experience in video and image compression and processing, as well as intimate knowledge of the way cameras and sensors work. CROPX TECHNOLOGIES LTD. - Cropx offers an [...]

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Smart Agriculture

Moderator: Dr. Victor Alchanatis, Senior Researcher, Agriculture Engineering Institute, ARO, Volcani Center 08:30-08:55: Keynote: Dr. George Vellidis, Professor, Director of Academic Programs, Crop and Soil Sciences Department, Tifton Campus, University of Georgia – SmartIrrigation – the Pathway to Sustainable Intensification 08:55-09:15: Keynote: Prof. Eugene Kandel, CEO, Start-Up Nation Central - Overview on Israeli innovative and [...]

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Combating Desertification – Agriculture and Environment under Drought Conditions

Moderator: Mr. Itzik Ben-David, Senior Deputy Director General - Foreign Trade, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development 16:10-16:35: Keynote: Hon. Carola Schouten, Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality - The Netherlands – Your Ally In The Battle Against Climate Change 16:35-17:00: Keynote: Dr. Guillaume Gruere, Senior Policy Analyst, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD - Confronting [...]

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Crops

Moderator: Prof. Yoram Kapulnik, Executive Director, BARD 16:10-16:40: Keynote: Prof. Yosef Mizrahi, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Cacti as possible future multipurpose desert crops 16:40-17:00: Mr. Miles Hurrell, COO, Fonterra, New Zealand & Australia farmers & Dairy Co-operative - Adaptability: the changing dynamics in resource availability NZ – and lessons to be learned from [...]

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Soil

Moderator: Dr. Dror Minz, Director, Institute for Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, ARO, Volcani Center 14:00-14:30: Keynote: Prof. Rene Castro-Salazar, Assistant Director-General of Climate, Biodiversity, Land and Water Department, FAO - The extent of forest in dryland biomes 14:30-14:50: Dr. Gil Eshel, Soil Scientist, Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development - Challenges in protecting soil [...]

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Water and Irrigation (Operations, Conveyance, Economics)

Moderator: Ms. Anat Lowengart, Head of the Agroecology Division in the Extension Service, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development 14:00-14:25: Keynote: Prof. Naftali Lazarovitch, Ben Gurion University of the Negev - Drip fertigation for staple food crops: can we do it? 14:25-14:45: Prof. Jack Gilron, Co-Founder and CTO, ROTEC (Reverse Osmosis Technologies) - Innovations in [...]

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