Sun 18 November 2018 | 4:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv,

The Community Forum is proud to invite you to the annual “Crowded Future – Israel 2050” conference. The event is intended for social activists, researchers, journalists and the general public.

Among the speakers: Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg | Prof. Rachel Alterman Nadav Eyal Prof. Dan Ben David Prof. Alon Tal Prof. Arnon Sofer

The conference will present a special report – “Crowded Future – Israel 2050” – which will include new data on the dramatic implications of Israel’s population growth for our future.
In the TED format, we will host researchers and leading public figures in their fields who will publish the implications of population growth for the future of the economy, education, health, transportation, housing, the water sector and open spaces in Israel.

After that, a special panel of public figures, government, academia and society will discuss the conclusions of the report.

The event will take place on Sunday 18.11.18, 17: 00-20: 00 at Tel Aviv University, Naftali Building, After Hall, the entrance floor.

<<< Here is the conference program >>>

Registration and coffee.
17:00 Opening and Greetings:

Prof. Alon Tal, Head of the Department of Public Policy, Tel Aviv University, Co-Chair, Crowded.

> Itamar Shachar, a crowded manager: The Forum for the Population, Environment and Society
17:10 “Israel 2050 – Fundamental Challenges to Israel’s Economy and Society”
Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg, School of Economics, Tel Aviv University.
17:40 “Israel 2050 – Demographic Forecast”
Dr. Ahmed Hlehel, Central Bureau of Statistics.
18:00 “Crowded Future – Israel 2050” Report: How will the rate of population growth affect the quality of life in Israel?

Will present:
> Dr. Eyal Rotenberg, Weizmann Institute, Co-Chair, Zafuz – Mincha

> Prof. Rachel Alterman – Samuel Neaman Institute, Technion – Planning and Housing

> Prof. Dan Ben-David – Chairman of the Shoresh Institute, Tel Aviv University – Education

> Prof. Shlomo Bechor – Transportation Research Institute, Technion – Transportation

> Iris Han – Director General of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel – Environment

> Prof. David Katz – Department of Geography, University of Haifa – Water Sector

> Dr. Shira Lev Ami – Initiator, former VP of Computerization and Digital Health, Ministry of Health – Health

Dan Perry – Planning Consultant, former Director General of the Nature and Parks Authority – Open Spaces

19:00 “The Future of Life in Israel in the Shadow of Unprecedented Population Growth in Western Countries” Panel Moderator: Mr. Ophir Pines, The Institute of Local Government, Tel Aviv University.


> Dr. Shmuel Abramzon, Head of the Research Division, National Economic Council

> Nadav Eyal, foreign news editor.

> Prof. Arnon Sofer, Chaikin Chair in Geostrategy, University of Haifa

> Dr. Yasmin Abu Rashaya, Soroka Hospital, Director General of Genesis

20:00 Finish

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