Innovation in Israel: Economy and Society

The Asper Center for Global Entrepreneurship at Brandeis International Business School and the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies are pleased to announce their upcoming conference.

Sunday, March 31-Monday, April 1, 2019
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 

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Free and open to the public. Your registration by March 21, 2019 is greatly appreciated. 
If you are a Summer Institute for Israel Studies fellow, please use this form instead.

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Location: Hassenfeld Conference Center

Parking: Hassenfeld Parking Lot

 

Innovation in Israel

Karnit Flug

Sunday, March 31

3:00 - 5:00 PM
Hassenfeld Conference Center

The Ilan Troen Lecture on Contemporary Israel Affairs:

Karnit Flug, Past Governor of the Bank of Israel
in discussion with Lisa M. Lynch, Provost, Brandeis University

Joining the conversation:
Gideon Argov, General Partner at New Era Capital Partners

 

Dr. Karnit Flug served as the first female Governor of the Bank of Israel, overseeing the design and implementation of Israel's monetary policy from 2013 to 2018. She is widely credited for maintaining stability and supporting growth in the Israeli economy.

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Academic Conference

Colorful Star of David with four lines extended to the right .Text reads: Innovation in Israel: Economy and Society. Conference dates: March 31 and April 1, 2019Monday, April 1

8:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Hassenfeld Conference Center

Innovation and Society 

Learn from the experts about the roots and future direction of Israel's innovation economy and its societal impact. Highlights:

 

Lecture: 

Innovation in Israel--A Thoughtful Overview
Erran Carmel, Professor, Kogod School of Business, American University

Panel Discussions:

  • How We Got Here: The Roots of Israeli Innovation
  • Where We Are Going: The Future of Innovation in Israel

Presentation of the 2019 Brandeis Alumni Entrepreneurship Award

 

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2019 Brandeis Alumni Entrepreneurship Award 

The Asper Center for Global Entrepreneurship will present the 2019 Brandeis Alumni Entrepreneurship Award to Ohad Elhelo ’16, IBS MA’17. The award is given to Brandeis graduates who best exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit and independent thinking celebrated by the Asper Center. 

The Asper Center, named for its founder Leonard Asper ’86, is Brandeis University’s platform for the teaching, study, and promotion of global entrepreneurship. 

 

 

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the Asper Center for Global Entrepreneurship at Brandeis International Business School and the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.