Sunday, April 6 CULTURE OF Peace in the Negotiation Process: Challenges and Opportunities will be discussed by psychology Prof. Danny Bar-Tal, Tel Aviv University; and Ibrahim Bisharat, chair of ADEL, the Arab Institute of Democracy and Conflict Resolution; in the Afternoons with IPCRI series at Jerusalem's Notre Dame Hotel at 3 p.m. Monday, April 7 AN INTERNATIONAL two-day conference on "Advancing Children Through the Arts" will be hosted by The Jaffa Institute at Bar-Ilan University. For more information call Daphna Yeshua-Katz at (050) 855-7534. BUILDING 2008, a four-day exhibition and conference will take place at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds. It will be opened at 3 p.m. by Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai. Lectures on the first day will be devoted to future trends in environmental development in Tel Aviv-Jaffa; public space in Jerusalem; environmental influences; and the significance of environmental initiatives. Lectures on the remaining three days will begin at 9 a.m. For more information call (03) 655-5095. Tuesday, April 8 THE SECOND Haifa Conference on Social Responsibility will take place over a two-day period in the Hecht Auditorium of the University of Haifa. This year's conference will again examine the integration between the three sectors - the private, public and volunteer - to answer the question: whose responsibility is it? For more information call (03) 512-1748 TEL AVIV University will showcase new technological solutions for the growing environmental crisis in a symposium organized by the Porter School of Environmental Studies and Ramot. The symposium will be conducted in English. For more information contact Dr. Eli Galanti at (03) 640-5089/5918, or e-mail [email protected] Wednesday, April 9 THE ADELSON Institute for Strategic Studies of the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, together with the Institute for Eurasian Studies (IES) at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, will host an international conference on Russia, the Middle East and the Challenge of Radical Islam, at Jerusalem's Sheraton Plaza Hotel. A schedule of the conference is available at: http://adelsoninstitute.org/conference/english.php Thursday, April 10 THE JOSHUA Fund will host the Epicenter conference at the Jerusalem International Convention Center to celebrate Israel's 60th anniversary. The purpose: to educate people as to the serious threats facing the Jewish state and its neighbors, mobilize Christians around the world to pray for the peace of Jerusalem, and provide humanitarian relief to the poor and needy and those suffering from war and terrorism. The event begins at 9.30 a.m. The participation fee is $25 for Israelis and $75 for non-Israelis. For more information and registration go to www.epicenter08.com. Thursday April 10 THE ISRAEL Broadcasting Authority, together with the Tel Aviv Journalists Association, will host a symposium about public radio, at Beit Sokolov, 4 Kaplan Street, Tel Aviv, commencing at 9 a.m. The conference will be broadcast live on Reshet Alef.