Sunday, June 1, 2008

America-Israel Green Buildings Conference

The America-Israel Chamber of Commerce & Industry is sponsoring a two-day conference, the America-Israel Green Buildings Conference, on June 3 & 4 in New York and New Jersey, respectively.

The conference will provide an opportunity for U.S. business leaders to meet Israeli entrepreneurs and discover the products and technologies they are developing for the green building industry.

As the conference organizers note, Israel is a recognized leader in the development of clean technologies, and Israel is now "poised to become the center for green building innovations," providing technologies that will "address the needs of all those involved in the design, construction and maintenance of green buildings."

Attendees will explore private and public sector initiatives, learn about new ways of financing green real estate and technologies and discover opportunities for global joint ventures.

Speakers include Congressman Steve Israel, leading real estate developers, New York and New Jersey government officials, and academic researchers. Presentations will be made by Israeli companies that are developing technologies for use in green buildings.