1st BIWARD
 
 

Brazil Israel Water Agriculture Research and Development,

 

Innovation and Energy

 

November, 2018

Fortaleza/CE

 

“From Negev to Fortaleza”

 
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Negevnet platform, Ben Gurion University of the Negev and Universidade Federal do Ceará are proud to announce
the 2nd BIWARDI/E conference and the 1st Latin America Israel Studies meeting (LAIS).
19-23/ 11/ 2018
Fortaleza, Cerá, Brazil
The Brazil-Israel Water, Agriculture Research and Development conference is a new platform of scientific cooperation and networking between two countries that have in common finding sustainable solutions for desert and drylands areas. Since Southern Israel (Negev) and Northeast Brazil share many similarities in its environmental conditions, of arid, semi arid and drylands, the potential for scientific, agricultural and industrial collaboration is a shared challenge.
The 3-day program consists of frontal lectures and panels, workshops, field trips and social events. The conference will provide opportunities for policy makers, landowners, industry managers and scientists to consider theoretical and practical issues associated with living sustainably in drylands.
The 2018’s Biward conference will focus on promoting students exchange, academic and academic-industrial collaboration between Brazil and Israel on the fields of water technology, agricultural challenges and solutions, and sustainability in the drylands.
 

Program / Preview schedule

November, 19 2018

Welcome and Registration

November, 20 2018 – Agriculture

Lectures
Round table

November, 21 2018 – Water

Lectures
Round table

November, 22 2018 – Environmental physics and Solar energy

Lectures
Round table
Closing ceremony and best poster announcement

November, 22 2018 – workshops and field trip


Research Areas

 
 

Agronomy:

 
Soil science, Management and Conservation of Soil
 
 

Agricultural engineering:

 
Soil and Water Engineering, Irrigation and Drainage, Soil and Water Conservation
 
 

Fisheries resources and Engineering:

 
Aquaculture, Pisciculture, Fisheries Engineering, Biotechnology
 
 

Biology:

 
Ecology
 
 

Sanitary Engineering:

 
Water Resources, Advanced Techniques in Water Treatment, Soil and Water Quality
 
 

Environmental Sciences

 
 
 

Physics:

 
Renewable Resources in Agriculture
 
 

Education:

 
Rural Education Extension15
 

 

Key Speakers/ Committee - Israel

 
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Agriculture and Biotechnology

 
Prof. Yonathan Ephrath, the French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Prof. Shimon Rachmilevitch, Director of the French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Dr. Gilboa Arye, Professor of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Prof. Dina Zilberg, Professor of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Dr. Vered Zin, Professor of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Water Science

 
Prof. Noam Weisbrod, Director of the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research -Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Prof. Amit Gross, Professor of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Environmental Physics and Solar Energy

 
Prof. Golan Bell, Professor of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Prof. Daniel Feuermann, Professor of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Prof. Avi Niv, Professor of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Prof. Jeff Gordon, Professor of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
 

Key Speakers/ Committee - Brazil

 
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Agriculture

 
Prof. Adunias dos Santos Teixeira, Centro de Tecnologia, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
Prof Sonia / Prof Alexandre Sampaio / Prof Mirian , Centro de Tecnologia, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil

Mechanic Engineering

 
Prof. Carla Freitas de Andrade, Centro de Tecnologia, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil

Renewable Resources

 
Prof. William Magalhães Barcellos, Centro de Tecnologia, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil

Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering

 
Prof. José Capelo Neto, Centro de Tecnologia, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
Prof. Francisco de Assis de Souza Filho, Centro de Tecnologia, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil

Science Center

 
Prof. Adryane Gorayeb Nogueira Caetano, Centro de Tecnologia, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil

Initial registration for BIWARDI/E conference taking place at Fortaleza, Brazil is open
If you are in Israel and want to attend the webinar -please register here

 

Location/ Map

The 2nd BIWARDI/E - Brazil Israel water and agriculture Research and Development will be held in Fortaleza (Brazil).
Fortaleza is the capital of the northeastern Brazilian state of Ceará. It's known for its beaches, which are punctuated by red cliffs, palm trees, dunes and lagoons. Fortaleza’s long-standing folkloric traditions are presented in dance performances at the art nouveau José de Alencar theater, open since 1910. Another architectural highlight is the neo-Gothic Catedral Metropolitana.

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