Higher Education Forum: Session No. 44: Academy - Industry: Challenges and Opportunities

Meeting Number 44: Academy - Industry: Challenges and Opportunities

First meeting in the series of "academy-society relationship" which its subject is "academy-economy: opportunities and challenges".

Prof. Shimon Yankielowicz, head of higher education forum, Bashaar

Session 1: The academy as manpower training

Discussion Leader:
prof. Arnon Bentur, Shmuel Neeman institute, the technion

Prof. Joseph Klafter, former president of tel aviv university (2009-2019)
Mr. Nir brill, Senior Economist, The National Economic Council
Prof. Ami Moyal, President at Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering
Mr. Shlomi Yehiav, head of national union of israeli students
Mr. David Diskin, formerly worker in Raphael, the Technion
Mr. Yiftah Yoffe, VP of Human Resources, Check Point


Session 2: The academy as innovation intiator

Discussion Leader:
Prof. Hagit Messer-Yaron, Tel aviv university, head of "Bashaar"

Opening lecture:
Prof. Shmuel Peleg, Hebrew university. Chief Scientist & Co-Founder at BriefCam

Mr. Ilan Peled, Israel Brain Technologies
Prof. Rivka Carmi, MD, former president of Ben-Gurion university of the Negev (2006-2018)
Prof. Daniel Zajfman, former president of Weizmann Institute of Science
Prof. Arie Maharshak, Ph.D, President of ORT Braude Academic College of Engineering
Mrs. Keren Primor Cohen, CEO, RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd


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