Expert conference

Marking Twenty Years of Israeli-EU Scientific Cooperation

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society are proud to recognize 20 years of collaboration between Israel and the European Union through the “Scientific Association Agreement” in a special conference.

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The conference will shed light on the last two decades of the ongoing successful cooperation between Israel and the EU in the field of scientific and technological cooperation. The conference will serve as a platform for high-level discussions on European-Israeli cooperation among top decision-makers, experts and advisors from Israel and Europe. Participants and attendees of the conference will also take a look into the future and explore how Israel and Germany can benefit from the exchange of knowledge, research, and technological innovations.

9:30 a.m.Gathering and Registration

10:00 a.m.Greetings

Dr. Michael Borchard, Director, Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung, Israel

Prof. Sharon Pardo, Chair, The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Mr. Lars Faaborg-Andersen, Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the State of Israel

10:30a.m.Looking Back: Exploring 20 Years of Scientific Cooperation between Israel and the EU

Chair: Dr. Michael Borchard, Director, Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung, Israel

Opening Lecture – Germany's Role in the Initiative for Scientific Cooperation between Israel and the EU

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Jürgen Rüttgers, Former Federal Minister of Education, Science, Research, and Technology and former Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia

Prof. Ute Deichmann, Director of the Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

11:30a.m.Coffee Break

11:45 a.m.Keynote Lecture

Prof. Bernhard Vogel – Honorary Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former Minister-President of Thuringia and of Rhineland-Palatinate

12:15p.m.Researchers' Perspective

Chair: Mr. Moshe Amir, Director, Bologna Training Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Prof. Michael Hoch, Rector of the University of Bonn

Prof. Ruth Arnon, Paul Ehrlich Professor of immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, and the former President of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Prof. Sharon Pardo, Chair, The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Dr. Jennifer Oser, Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

1:45 p.m.Lunch

3:15 p.m.Science and Politics – Challenges and Opportunities

Chair: Prof. Sharon Pardo, Chair, The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

MK Ksenia Svetlova, Member of Knesset, Zionist Union List

Mr. Christian Jörgens, Science and Technology Counsellor, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Tel Aviv

Mrs. Alexandra Meir, Scientific Officer, Delegation of the European Union to Israel

Mrs. Avivit Bar-Ilan, Director, Multilateral European Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel

4:45 p.m.Coffee Break

5:00 p.m.Informative Session

Dr. Aviv Zeevi Balasiano, Director of ICT-Security-FET, Israel Europe R&D Directorate

6:00 p.m.Closing Discussion - Prof. Sharon Pardo, Chair, The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

  • Simultaneous Translation of German-English-German will be provided

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Venue

Mishkenot Sha’ananim Conference Hall, Jerusalem

Publication

Marking Twenty Years of Israeli-EU Scientific Cooperation
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Ehrenvorsitzender Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel zu Besuch in Israel: Europa und Israel: Ein Auseinanderleben können wir uns nicht leisten
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Contact

Stanislav Linchevsky

Stanislav Linchevsky

Desk Officer in the Department of Scholarships for International Students

stanislav.linchevsky@kas.de +49 30 26996-3984
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