Conference Circuit

VON Israel 2007, an international communications conference, will be held over a two-day period at The Avenue Conference Center at Airport City.

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September 23, 2007 08:01
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Monday, October 15 THE ANNUAL Maala conference on business leadership and social responsibility will be held in Pavilion Number One at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds. The keynote address will be delivered in English by Stanley S. Litow, Vice President Corporate Citizenship and Corporate affairs and President IBM International Foundation. Litow will speak on "The Globally Integrated Enterprise: At the intersection of business and society." In the course of the conference Social Affairs Minister Isaac Herzog will conduct a dialogue with Leumi CEO Galia Maor on National Social Policy and the obligations of the business sector in Israel. The final session will be devoted to the Arab sector. At the conclusion of the closing session, there will be a reception marking the launch of the Encyclopedia of Social Responsibility. For further details call (03) 648-2579 or access www.maala.org.il. Wednesday, October 24 VON ISRAEL 2007, an international communications conference, will be held over a two-day period at The Avenue Conference Center at Airport City. VON stands for Voice Video Vision over the Net. Leading figures from Israel and around the world, who have become legends as a result of their expertise in these areas, will be among the conference participants. For full details, contact Golan Yosifon (052) 562-5135. THE JEZREEL Valley Academic College will host the three-day Rosh Pina Festival, which is aimed primarily at members of the communications industry. The theme of the conference "The Forty-Year Crisis" was chosen in relation to the 40th anniversary of television in Israel. The conference will be chaired by veteran journalist and broadcaster Moshe Shlonsky. JVAC President Professor Aliza Shenhar says the college is an ideal venue for a conference of this kind because JVAC boasts one of the country's leading schools of communications. THE 10th annual National Businesswomen's Conference will take place at the Dan Carmel Hotel in Haifa on Wednesday, October 24. All women entrepreneurs or prospective entrepreneurs are welcome to come and meet colleagues and successful businesswomen from Jewish and Arab communities and towns around Israel. The event is being planned by the Center for Jewish-Arab Economic Development and Jasmine - the National Businesswomen's Association, launched in 2006, in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. The theme of the conference is: "Women's Power in the Economy and Business." Thursday, October 25 THE 11Th Ernst & Young Journey Conference will take place at the David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv with a series of lectures and workshops. The subject matter of the conference will relate to the journey from start-up to market leader with discussions on trends, exits, private equity, clean tech, technological communications, and capital markets. The keynote address will be on the topic: "Sometimes things change - Driving effective innovation with curiosity, confidence and courage." Participation fee is NIS 490. Participants can register via the Internet at www.journey.co.il. For further information, call: (03) 654-4056. Tuesday, October 30 THE 4TH International Water and Environmental Technologies Conference and exhibition will be held at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds and Convention Center. WATEC 2007 is being held in Israel because Israel has the largest RO Desalination Plant; the world's most developed irrigation methods, the world's highest rate of reused water; the world's most advanced national water management system; the world's most advanced solar technologies; effective solutions for municipal solid waste; and the best technology to reduce air pollution. Top level water experts from Israel and abroad will participate in the conference. Thursday, November 1 THE PRIME MINISTER'S Conference for Export and International Cooperation will be held in Tel Aviv with the participation of President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, Finance Minister Ronnie Bar-On, Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Eli Yishai, Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer and many other prominent public figures and business leaders. For details and registration, call: (03) 514-2945. Monday, November 5 THE ISRAEL Management Center Conference on Transparency, Management and Long-Term Planning will take place at the David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv, in the presence of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. For details, call 1-700-700-246.

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