2021 - Program

Wednesday December 15th

10:30

A tour and launch event of the innovative storage site of ‘Augwind’ compressed air technology in Kibbutz Yahel.

12:45

Refreshments and Registration

Lobby, Dan Eilat Hotel

13:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:30

Opening Session

Speakers:

Minister of Energy, Ms. Karine Elharrar
Eilat City Mayor, Mr. Eli lankri
Mayor of Eilot municipality, Dr. Hanan Ginat
Acting Chairman of The Israeli Electricity Authority, Mr. Yoav Katsavoy

Sponsored by:

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

 

16:00 – 16:40

Renewable Energy Certificates Purchase in Israel

Chair: Jared Braslawsky, Secretary-General of RECS International  & Omer Tamir CEO at EcoTraders

Speakers:

  • Yehezkel Lifshitz, CEO of Energy Infrastructures, at Israel’s Energy Ministry
  • Eitan Parnas, Founder & Director of the Green Energy Association of Israel

The Transition to a Carbon-Zero Economy in the World, in Israel and Eilat – How We Can Do It

A One-on-One Discussion: Adv Orly Aharoni interviews Supervisor of Banks Mr. Yair Avidan – The role of financial regulation in the transition to a decarbonized economy.

16:40 – 17:00

The path forward to a low-carbon economy in Israel

Chen Herzog, Chief Economist and partner at BDO Israel.

17:30 – 19:00

ENERGYVEST Israel’s Best Clean Energy Startups Pitching to Investors

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Sponsored by:

20:00

Evening Cocktails
at Dan Hotel Upper Deck

Awarding certificates of appreciation to:

  • Dr. Or Yogev, CEO and founder of ‘Augwind’.
  • Dr. Orly Ronen, manager of the laboratory for Innovation & Urban Sustainability at Porter School, University of Tel-Aviv
  • Mr. Noam Ilan, co-founder of Eilat-Eilot and CTO of ‘Electreon Wireless’
  • Mr. Eitan Yudilevich and Limor Nakar, BIRD Foundation

Thursday December 16th

9:30 – 11:00

30% RE Target for Israel 2030

Chair: Yuval Zohar, Director of Policy Planning and Emergencies, Israeli Electricity Authority & Eitan Parnas, Founder & Director of the Green Energy Association of Israel

Speakers:

  • Ayalon Vaniche, CEO of EDF Renewables Israel, Solar and Wind Energy
  • Oz Levy, Israel Energy Authority
  • Shimon Fisher (Shiki), Acting Senior Vice President Planning and Technology Development and Head of Power Grid Division at Israel Electric Co.
  • Dorit Hochner, Israel Energy Ministry
  • Yael Cohen Paran, Executive Director – the Israel Energy Forum
  • Anna Shpitsberg, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Transformation at U.S. Department of State
  • Herzel Friedman, District Manager of the Haifa & North District I.E.C – Israel Electric .c at Israel Electric .c

Table is sponsored by:

Hydrogen Economy

Chair: Dr. Gideon Friedmann, Energy Ministry Chief Scientist & Dr. Yael Barash Harman from the Ministry of Energy

Speakers:

  • Shlomi Bason, Senior VP of Bazan Group Ltd
  • Gil Shavit, Co-founder at Gencel Energy
  • Shelli Zargary, Marketing Content and Strategy Manager at GenCell Energy
  • Dr. Amichai Baram, Vice President of operations at Sonol
  • Yossi Arie, CEO of the Israeli Institute of Energy and Environment (IIEE)
  • Dr. Lior Elbaz, Head of Chemistry Department at Bar-Ilan University
  • Amir Zalzberg, Head of Transportation and Fuel Department at Ministry of Environmental Protection
  • Amos Kamhine, Senior Administrator, Engineering and Standardization at Israel Ministry of Energy

Table is sponsored by:

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

 

11:30 – 13:00

The Energy Storage Revolution

Chair: Limor Nakar-Vincent, Deputy Executive Director of Business Development & BIRD Energy, BIRD Foundation

Table topics:

  • Current and future deployments of energy storage technologies
  • Policy drivers impacting the future of energy storage
  • Developing business models to recover investment in next-generation energy storage systems
  • Using energy storage to meet peak power demands
  • Boosting industry acceptance and enabling the next generation of energy storage systems in Israel

Speakers:

  • Avi Brenmiller, President & CEO of Brenmiller Energy
  • Dr. Daniel J. Blumenthal, Attaché, U.S. Embassy, Jerusalem Department of Energy
  • Gil Yehuda, Manager of Transmition System Development, Reliability & High Voltage Equipment and Statutory Planning Sec.
  • Yael Cohen Paran, Chair of the Israeli Energy Forum
  • Dr. Yael Barash Harman, Israel Ministry of Energy
  • Yaki Noyman, CEO at Dorel Renewable Energy

Table is sponsored by:

Energy Storage & Resilience in Future Cities

Chair: Jonathan Haran, CEO at The Sustainable Group
& Elad Topel, Eilat Smart City Project Manager

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:30

Grid and RE issues on the Way to 100% Electric Mobility

Chair: Noam Ilan, VP at Electreon Wireless

Speakers:

  • Alon Ziv, Partner; Head of Banking and Project Finance at Shibolet & Co.
  • Boaz Weizer, CEO at Chakratec
  • Hilla Haddad, VP Strategy and Innovation at Netive Israel

Investment in the Renewable Energy, New Trends in Climate Tech Finance

Chair: Leehe Skuler, Co-Founder & Executive Director at the Global Impact Tech Alliance (GITA)

Table is sponsored by:

15:30 – 17:00

Utilizing Innovation to Foster the Israeli Future Electricity Market

Chair: Elad Shaviv, CEO of Israel’s Smart Energy Association & Tzvia Baron, Director of Innovation at the Israeli Electric Company

Speakers:

  • Ofir Gomeh, Capital Nature CEO
  • Dr. Gideon Friedmann, Chief Scientist at the Israel Ministry of Energy
  • Dr. Sarit Brand Klibanski, Israel Ministry of Energy
  • EU Research Representative (TBA)

From Glasgow to Tel Aviv – The Capital Market Addressing Climate Change’s Challenges And Opportunities

Chair: Noga Levtzion-Nadan, Managing Partner of the Value Squared Responsible Investment Fund and CEO and Founder of Greeneye ESG Ltd. 

17:00

Happy Hour

For your convenience, a B2B seating area will be open,
along with our B2B app throughout the event