The Environmental Symposium Series: Highlighting U.S.-Israel Research & Development Cooperation in Green Technology
The Embassy of Israel, the U.S.-Israel Science and Technology Foundation, and ZAG/S&W, an Israeli-U.S. law firm, have organized this third Environmental Symposium on the theme of U.S.-Israel cooperation in the development of clean energy technology and renewable energy sources. The program panelists offered a variety of perspectives, including an executive of a GreenTech Incubator that is cultivating the development of Israeli technologies in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a State of Israel Economic Affairs Minister promoting trade and R&D cooperation, and a U.S. Department of Energy representative who oversees bi-national programs to facilitate the teaming of Israeli and U.S. companies on clean energy technology R&D projects.
Panel speakers included:
- Assaf Vitman, Minister for Economic Affairs, Israel Ministry of Finance
- David Lohr, Executive Director, Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator
- U.S. Department of Energy Representative, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division
- Jeffrey M. Karp, Partner and Co-Leader of Climate-Related Business and Technology Practice, ZAG/S&W