Program

All times are set in the event's local time (GMT +03:00)
09:00 - 09:03

Opening Remarks

Mr. Adiv Baruch
,
Chairman, Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute (IEICI)
09:03 - 09:11

Opening Remarks

Mr.Zeev Elkin
,
Minister of Water Resources, Israel
09:11 - 09:16

Opening Remarks

Mr. David Leffler
,
Director General of the Ministry of Economy and Industry, Israel
09:16 - 09:18

Opening Remarks:

Mr. Aviv Berkovich
,
Head of Water Sector, Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute (IEICI)
09:18 - 09:29

Keynote speaker

Mr. Ralph Erik Exton
,
Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Digital Officer at SUEZ - Water Technologies and Solutions, USA
11:00 - 12:02

Digital Water Flowing in the COVID -19 Era

Mr. Danny Lacker
,
head of the water security and Emergency Division, Israel Water Authority
Commissioner, Ms. Mary-Anna Holden
,
Commissioner, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, USA
Mr. Matthew Stephenson
,
European Director, Isle Utilities, UK
Mr. Yaniv Shoshan
,
VP Product, KANDO
Mr. Shaul Rom
,
Founder and owner, REALITEQ
Mr. Oded Fruchtman
,
CEO, Aquarius Spectrum
15:00 - 15:41

The World Bank – Water Security in the next decade

Ms. Yifat Alon-Perel
,
Minister for Economic and Trade Affairs, Embassy of Israel, Washington DC, USA
Ms. Rochi Khemka
,
Global Partnerships Coordinator, 2030 Water Resources Group
Ms. Karin Krchnak
,
Program Manager, 2030 Water Resources Group, USA
17:00 - 18:04

From Traditional to Digital

Mr. Aviv Berkovich
,
Head of Water Sector, Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute (IEICI)
Mr. Alan García Clydesdale
,
Director of Sofofa HUB, leading Water Challenge Innovation process in Chile
Mr. John Barton
,
Principal Engineer for the Wastewater District of Greater Cincinnati, USA
Dr. Ernesto Rodríguez Leal
,
Innovation director, Rotoplas, Mexico
Mr. Netanel Raisch
,
CEO and Co-Founder, LISHTOT
Mr. Yaron Dycian
,
Chief Product and Strategy Officer, Wint
Mr.Gary Weinstein
,
Smart Water Product Manager, A.R.I.-Dorot
09:00 - 09:03

Opening Remarks:

Mr. Adiv Baruch
,
Chairman, Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute (IEICI)
09:03 - 09:11

Opening Remarks:

Mr.Zeev Elkin
,
Minister of Water Resources, Israel
09:11 - 09:16

Opening Remarks:

Mr. David Leffler
,
Director General of the Ministry of Economy and Industry, Israel
09:16 - 09:18

Opening Remarks:

Mr. Aviv Berkovich
,
Head of Water Sector, Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute (IEICI)
09:18 - 09:25

Professional Remarks

Prof. Andrea Guerrini
,
President of ARERA and WAREG, Italy
09:25 - 09:46

Keynote speaker- Israel Water System - From Innovation to Growth

Dr. Ami Appelbaum
,
Chief Scientist, Ministry of Economy and Industry and Chairman of Israel Innovation Authority
11:00 - 12:02

The Impact of Water – Why to Invest in Water

Mr. David Balsar
,
General Manager Innovation and Ventures, MEKOROT
Mr. Steve Kloos
,
Partner, True North Venture Partners, USA
Mr. Robert Owens
,
Global Manager of Business Development, Water and Pipeline,Bechtel, USA
Mr. Elly Perets
,
CEO, UTILIS
Mr. Zach Fenster
,
Vice President of Business Development ,WATERGEN
15:00 - 15:56

Harnessing digitalization for Africa's water challenges

Ms. Hagit Freud
,
Managing Director Pears Program for Global Innovation
Mr. Umair Alam
,
Isle Utilities, Digital Water Consultant, Africa
Ms. Michelle (Du Toit) Harding
,
Founder & Director at Legacy Water Solutions (Pty) Ltd, South Africa
Dr.Ing, Clifford A. Braima
,
Managing Director, Ghana Water Company Limited
Ms. Ayelet Karp
,
Head of the Israeli economic & trade mission to Ghana
17:00 - 18:11

Data analysis is the name of the game

Mr. Oded Distel
,
CEO of Talya and former founder and director of Israel new tech
Mr. Bryan Stubbs
,
President and Executive Director, The Cleveland Water Alliance, USA
Mr. William Sarni
,
Founder and CEO, Water Foundry, USA
Mr. Ofir Marx
,
Global Marketing & Water Works SBU Manager, BERMAD
Mr. Guy Meiri
,
Head of Business Development, IOSIGHT
Mr. Amir Peleg
,
Founder and CEO, TAKADU