Greentech 2024 - Conference Program

Gathering and Registration08:00 - 09:00
Opening Remarks:
Dr. Moshe Zilberman, Conference Co-Chairperson
Amos Lasker, Conference Co-Chairperson
Dr. Zohar Berman, Director, Israeli Climate Forum
Prof. Tamar Raz - Nahum, President, Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem
Prof. Avi Domb, Chief Scientist, Israel's Ministry of Science & Technology
09:00 - 09:30
Innovation Session:
Energy Tech - Next Generation - Moderated by - Zviya Baron, Founder and CEO, CtD
Dr. Noa Ruschin - Rimini, Founder and CEO, Grid4C
Dr. Shlomit Zamir, Founder and CEO, Solor
Tamar Bezalel Burshtein, Founder, BaTTeri
09:30 - 10:15
Municipality Session:
Green Energy in Municipalities - Innovation and Challenges - Moderated by Yael Cohen Paran, Policy Director, Israel Energy Forum
Regional Authority Sharon Carmel - Nir Sahar
Jerusalem Municipality - Hillel Shachar
Rishon LeZion Municipality - Tali Kaplan Finish
Holon Municipality - Tal Har Even Levy
Tel Aviv - Yafo Municipality - Moran Slakmon
Haifa Bay Urban Association for Environmental Protection - Dr. Lihi Shachar Berman
Ashdod Municipality - Amir Yohay
10:15 - 11:00

Coffee Break and Exhibition Tour | 11:00 - 11:30

Future Energy: Opportunities & Challenges - Amir Livne, Senior VP of Strategy, Innovation and Restructure Process, Israel Electric Corporation
11:30 - 11:45
Electricity 100 Growing Energy Business Leadership - Dr. Moshe Tshuva, Head of Mechanical Engineering School, Afeka College

The Potential of Renewable Electricity in Israel in 2050 - Dr. Gur Mittelman, Lecturer, Afeka College
11:45 - 12:15
Marine Renewables in the Mediterranean Sea: Status and Perspectives - Prof. Giovanni Bracco, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino
*Lecture Will be in English
12:15 - 12:30
Wind Energy Session - Moderated by Prof. David Greenblatt, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Kinetic Turbine Blade Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Design Improvements - Dr. Eldad Avital, Reader - Fluids and Acoustics, Queen Mary University of London
12:30 - 12:40
Innovations in Small Wind Turbines - Dr. Daniel Farb, Founder and CEO, Flower Turbines
*Lecture Will be in English
12:40 - 12:50
Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Concept for Multiple Decentralized Applications - Prof. David Greenblatt, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Technion - Israel Institue of Technology
*Lecture Will be in English
12:50 - 13:00
Pinned Wind - Wind Behaviour Deciphered at Precise Locations - Udi Londner, Co-Founder, Pinned Wind
13:00 - 13:10
Wind Energy Harvesting on Rooftops and Urbane Environment by Small Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWT) - Dr. Moshe Zilberman, Head of Green Energy Center, Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem
13:10 - 13:20
Introduction of Vertical Wind Turbines to Israel - Eitan Peled, CEO, Pelop
13:20 - 13:30

Lunch Break | 13:30 - 14:15

Environment Quality and Energy Recovery from Waste Session - Moderated by Dr. Yaal Lester, Department of Civil Engineering, Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem
Closing the Cycle: Using Organic Waste and Flue Gases for Producing Activated Carbon for Beneficial Reuse - Dr. Yaal Lester, Department of Civil Engineering, Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem
14:15 - 14:25
Ethanol from Agri-Wastes - Prof. Yoram Gerchman, Head of MEd Program for Highschool Science Teaching, Oranim College, Adjunct Researcher, University of Haifa
14:25 - 14:35
WtE in Israel: The Challenges, the Opportunities, and the Importance of this Field for the Israeli Market - Dr Yoav Lindemann, Manager of National Waste-Infrastructure Development, The Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection
14:35 - 14:45
ZoharX - Waste to Hydrogen - Dr. Chanan Gabay, CBDO, Zohar CleanTech14:45 - 14:55
Transitioning from Net-Zero to Carbon-Negative: California's First Wastewater Co-Digestion Pipeline for Renewable Natural Gas and Energy Optimization - Giulia Filippini, Business Analyst EMEA, Anaergia

*Lecture Will be in English
14:55 - 15:05
Waste to Energy - Yossef Rahavi, COO, Blend Energy15:05 - 15:15
Generating Green Ammonia Via Electrochemical Reaction of Water and Air - Ophira Melamed, CEO, NitroFix15:15 - 15:20
Solar Energy Systems Session - Moderated by Dr. Pinchas Doron, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem
Impact of Agrivoltaic Collectors with Spectral Splitting on Crop Yield - Shir Esh, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University
15:20 - 15:30
Heat Conduction and the Photovoltaic Power Production Efficiency - Dr. Avi Niv, Senior Lecturer, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
15:30 - 15:40
Generating Clean Electricity on Building Walls - Volodia Voronel, CEO, ELECTRIWALL15:40 - 15:50
Use of Solar Materials Integrated into Construction - Dan Halperin, CEO, - 15:55
Green Energy Innovation Session - Moderated by Dr. Vitali Haslavsky, Senior Lecturer, Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem
Clear Skies Ahead: Sustainable Aviation Fuels for a Greener Future - Dr. Alon Grinberg Dana, Asst Prof., Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
15:55 - 16:05
How to Hijack Photosynthesis? - Prof. Iftach Yacoby, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University16:05 - 16:15
A Road-Based Solar System for Production, Storage, Transfer and Supply of Hydrogen and Electricity - Dr. Avraham Arbel, Researcher
16:15 - 16:25
Greenhouse, Effects, Techno – Economic Analysis (TEA) of Biofuel and High Value Secondary Products from Microalgae Issues - Dr. Jacob D Paz, CEO, Dr. Jacob Paz and Marty Paz R&D
16:25 - 16:35
Daily Energy Management - Ofer Keren, CTO, Keren Energy16:35 - 16:45
MetCam - A Continues Emissions Monitoring System - Amir Gil, Division Manager, CI Sensing16:45 -16:55
Educating Future Generations About Environmental Awareness and Sustainability - Dr. Hen Friman, Lecturer, H.I.T - Holon Institute of Technology
16:55 - 17:05
Green Hydrogen Production with Nanoparticles Photocatalyst - Arik Ganor, VP Business Development, QD-SOL 17:05 - 17:10
Continuous Flare Monitoring - Gadi Bar - Ner, Business Development, Clean Flare17:10 - 17:15