Seminar on New Technologies and Research in Water

Seminar on New Technologies and Research in Water

2021-11-24T15:35:04+00:00November 24th, 2021|Solar Energy|



The Israeli Embassy in Spain and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid invite you to the first edition of the Water & Sustainability Seminar. With water as our leading actor, we will explore the challenges of resource management, usage, and sustainable irrigation systems.

Thanks to the Israeli Embassy and the Blaustein Institue for Desert Research of Ben-Gurion University, we will be having three sessions with leading scientists in the field of water management and sustainability:

– Professor Noam Weisbord, Director of the Blaustein Institute, and professor specialized in the Hydrology and Environmental Microbiology department in the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research.

– Professor Oded Nir – has dedicated his studies and work to finding technologically sustainable and accessible solutions for the environmental challenges related to the water industry.

Program:
9.30 – 9.40 | Kick-off presentation. Mention of key actors and important roles (The Artian)
9.40 – 9.50 | Welcoming the delegate of rector Claudio Feijoo
9.50 – 10.00 | Opening remarks on behalf of the Israeli Embassy in Spain
10.00 – 10.30 | Keynote – “Israel’s solutions for a water starved world: an academic viewpoint” Profesor Noam Weisbrod, Director of the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
10.35 – 11.10 | Keynote – “Spanish irrigation: challenges to face the water, energy, and food nexus” Leonor Rodriguez Sinobas
11.10 – 11.20 | Break
11.20 – 11.55 | Keynote – “Producing irrigation water and fertilizer from wastewater: research on enabling technologies” – Prof. Oded Nir (25 min + 10 min Q&A)
11.55 – 12.25| Keynote “Desert Architecture- Towards planning and design in times of environmental uncertainty” – Prof. Isaac Meir Farewell

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