From Engineering Education to Educating Engineers – Vital Skills for Post-Corona Employability

    July 20th | 15:00-18:00 | ONLINE EVENT


    15:00 Greetings & Opening Remarks – Dana Weiss, Journalist

    • Prof. Ami Moyal, President, Afeka College, Conference Chairman 
    •  MK Amir Peretz, Minister of Economy
    • Prof. Yaffa Zilbershats, Chairman of the Planning and Budgeting Committee,  Israel Council for Higher Education 

    15:20 Industry Perspective – Post-Corona Employability

     Keynote Remarks – Yaniv Garty, VP & GM Intel Israel

    15:30   Chair | Oded Rose, CEO, Israel-America Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)


    • Yaniv Garty, VP & GM, Intel Israel 
    • Daniel Melka, CEO, IBM Israel 
    • Oren Sagi, General Manager, Cisco Israel 
    • Dr. Amira Sharon, Executive VP Corporate CTO, Innovation and R&D, IAI

    16:00  Open Stage Q&A: Dana Weiss, Journalist

    16:10  Intermission 

    16:15 Academia Perspective – Educating Engineers Keynote Remarks – Prof. Uri Sivan, President, Technion Israel Institute of Technology 

    16:25   Prof. Arnon Bentur, Samuel Neaman Institute, Technion | The 2020 Forum Report

    16:35   Chair | Prof. Ami Moyal, President, Afeka College 


    • Prof. Rosa Azhari, President, Azrieli College of Engineering, Jerusalem 
    • Dr. Naomi Beck, Deputy Director General for Strategy and International Affairs, Israel Council for Higher Education   
    • Prof. Yossi Rosenwaks, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University 
    • Prof. Uri Sivan, President, Technion Israel Institute of Technology

    17:05   Open Stage Q&A: Dana Weiss, Journalist

    17:15   Intermission

    17:20    K12 Perspective – Engineering Education as a Basis for Problem Solving           
    Keynote Remarks – Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director for Education & Skills 

    17:30   Chair | Jan Morrison, Founder and Senior Partner, TIES – Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM 


    • Mohana Fares, Head of Nation-wide Programs, Israeli Ministry of Education 
    • Stacy Klein-Gardner, ASEE K12 Founder and Chair, Vanderbilt University,     
    • Harpeth Hall School for Girls 
    • Dr. Maya Lugassi-Ben Hamo, Senior Executive of Pedagogy and Professional     Development,
    • Beit Yatziv  Prof. Richard Keith Miller, Founding President, Olin College of Engineering

    18:00 Open Stage Q&A: Dana Weiss, Journalist

    18:10  Concluding Remarks   Mr. Alon Barnea, VP Development, Afeka College, Conference MC

    18:15   Goodbye and Disconnect

    Event Properties

    Event Date 07-20-2020 3:00 pm
    Event End Date 07-20-2020 6:00 pm
    Location Webinar
    Categories Amcham events

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