June. A conference of commercial, trade, science and innovation attaches from foreign embassies in Israel took place in Haifa.
During the Conference, the representatives were introduced to ongoing activities in Haifa in the fields of innovation, science and technology, in order to promote international cooperation and assistance to local companies, as well as being acquainted with Haifa's entrepreneurial, technological, medical and economic sides. Mayor Dr. Einat Kalisch Rotem greeted the participants together with First Deputy Mayor Mr. Nakhshon Tsouk. The meeting, held at the Town Council Hall, included lectures from Director General of Rambam hospital – Dr. Mickey Halbertal, CEO of Takwin – Mr. Itzik Frid, and former Vice President of Intel – Mr. Mooly Eden.
During the Conference, participants visited Haifa's high-tech companies and learned about its ecosystem.