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Sustainability, New Technological Innovations and the Vibrant Cultural Scene in Israel
June 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Matan Zamir, Israel’s Deputy Consul General to New England, will speak to us on on Sustainability, New Technological Innovations and the Vibrant Cultural Scene in Israel. Come to Beth Israel on Sunday, June 18th at 3PM and be ready to be amazed at all the strides in so many fields this little country had made. Find out how these advances are being used in the US. Discover why Israel has emerged as a leader in sustainable innovations with its wealth of experience and expertise in fields sush as advanced agriculture and water technologies. Become acquainted with some to the 25 brilliant Israeli tech companies to watch in 2017.
Consul Matan Zamir has been a member of Israel’s Foreign Service since 2011, previously serving as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Israeli Consulate in Mumbai. Zamir grew up in Jerusalem where his family has lived for nine generations. He is a lawyer who received his L.L.B. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 2008.
Zamir led a decorated career in the Israeli Defense Forces. In 2003, Zamir was honored for his service and received the President’s medal of excellence for Israel’s 55th Independence Day. Zamir was director of the Training Department of the Israeli Supreme Court, a position that was part of Israel’s Center for Citizenship and Democracy.
Before joining the Foreign Service, Zamir was an International Business Manager at Bezeq International, an Israeli Telecom Company. Being involved with technology and following Israel’s technological development is a passion of Matan Zamir. Don’t miss this talk.