"NANO IS GREEN" IS THE MESSAGE OF A 5-DAY NANOTECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY THE STANDWITHUS FELLOWS FROM BAR ILAN UNIVERSITY TO BE HELD 19-23 JUNE.
EUROPE'S TOP STUDENT SCIENTISTS WILL LEARN ABOUT ISRAEL'S CONTRIBUTIONS IN NANOTECHNOLOGY AND ENJOY HER RICH CULTURE
(Tel Aviv, Israel) -- A five-day, nanotechnology, green energy conference that combines academic lectures and trips to Nano- technology facilities, as well as educational trips to unique sites and nature reserves in Israel will be held 19-23 June at Bar-Ilan University. "Nano IS Green Conference," is organized by the twenty students from Bar-Ilan University who are part of the StandWithUs Fellowship, now in its fifth year. www.nanoisgreen.com and http://standwithus.co.il/fellowship/
Sixteen award-winning students from all over Europe - young nanotechnology scientists and tomorrow's leaders - will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn about Israel's contributions and achievements in finding nanotechnology solutions for creating a greener world, while building international partnerships. "Nano IS Green" Conference is in partnership with the "Bina" center for Nanotechnology at Bar Ilan University in Tel Aviv. The guest speaker is Prof. Emeritus Robert J. (Yisrael) Aumann of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, co-winner of the Nobel Prize in economics for 2005. In adition to lectures from experts, there is three-day trip to Israel's state-of-the-art green nanotechnology facilities and to enjoy the small country's diverse culture.
"We initiated this eye-opening project to pave a path to build long-lasting social and professional relationships that will lead to mutual growth of knowledge and enhance worldwide recognition of Israel's industrial developments and life-changing technologies. Our passion towards presenting a true and full picture of life in Israel leads us to believe in our project and its cause- both professionally and socially" says Hagit Krakov, a Bar Ilan StandWithUs Fellow.
StandWithUs Israel Fellowship:
Now in its fifth year, the StandWithUs Israel Fellowship brings together 150 of Israel's elite students from six major Israeli universities and trains them to be effective global ambassadors for Israel and to assume leadership roles in Israeli society. The Fellows' training includes lectures, debating skills, running campaigns, building coalitions, media skills, and a final project that highlights a positive aspect of Israel for the global community. www.standwithus.co.il and http://standwithus.co.il/fellowship/
StandWithUs (SWU) is a ten year-old, international, non-profit Israel education organization that ensures that Israel's side of the story is told on campuses, community, libraries, schools and in the media. SWU hosts speakers, programs and conferences in cities around the world, takes missions to Israel, offers website resources and creates brochures and materials about Israel in a variety of languages and on a variety of topics, that are distributed globally.