PROGRAM

Saturday, April 27, 2013

3:00-6:00 pm
Summit Registration
Please check in for the Summit to receive your name badge and conference material
Conference Center 5th Floor Marble Registration Area

8:30 – 11:00 pm
Kick-off, Cocktail Party and DJ by the Pool

South Beach/Pool

Welcome
Ben Jablonski, The Summit Co-Chair
Andrew Wilshinsky, The Summit Co-Chair

Havdallah
Rabbi Michael Cohen

Speakers
Russell F. Robinson, Chief Executive Officer, JNF
Joel David Moore, Dr. Norm Spellman in Avatar

Sunday, April 28, 2013
All sessions will take place in the Conference Center on the 5th Floor

8:30 – 9:30 am
Healthy and Light Continental Breakfast
Veranda A/B 

8:00 – 9:00 am
Optional Yoga
(first-come, first served for 40 people)
South Beach/Pool Area (Near Sandbar Grill)
Start your day under the rising desert sun with morning yoga, led by an experienced instructor. 

8:00 – 9:00 am
Optional Well-Being 

Trails
A conversation with world-renowned author, motivational speaker and TV personality Todd Patkin, voted Mr. Happy by Reader's Digest for 2012, on "Finding your Happiness." Todd will share secrets to achieving balance and ways to live a stress-free life.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
From Start-Up Nation to Partnership Nation
Summerlin E/F Ballroom
Session sponsored by The Green Environment Fund
Hear from the most influential leaders on how the U.S. and Israel are working together toward a more sustainable future.

Introduction: MC/Facilitator for the Summit - Jason Feinberg

Presenter: Shelley Berkley, Former Nevada Congresswoman

Welcome: Carolyn Goodman, Mayor of Las Vegas

Speaker: Jay Shofet, The Green Environment Fund

Keynote Address: Ronald S. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus, Estee Lauder; Chairman & Founder RWL Water; JNF Chairman of the Board

Panel Speakers
Patricia Mulroy, General Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority
Booky Oren, Chairman and CEO, Booky Oren Global Water Technologies, Former Executive Chairman of Mekorot
Sharon Megdal, Director, Water Resources Research Center
Alon Tal, Environmental Policy Expert and JNF International Board Member


12:15 – 1:30 pm
At the Chef's Table Lunch
Pavillion Ballroom
Learn about eco-friendly farm-to-table foods and Israel's sustainable agriculture while enjoying a specially curated lunch.

Special Guests:
Malcom Mitchell, Celebrity Chef, Food Network Star
Inbal Baum, Founder, Delicious Israel 

1:45 – 3:15 pm
Israeli Innovations That Make the World A Better Place
Summerlin E/F Ballroom
Learn how proven innovative Israeli solutions can be applied globally to make the world a better place.
Session Sponsored by PowerFuelCNG Systems

Speaker
Sim Herring, Communications, PowerFuelCNG Systems 

Panel Speakers
Michael Granoff, President, Maniv Energy Capital; Member,Better Place Board of Directors
Naty Barak, Chief Sustainability Officer, Netafim
Buki Rinkevich, Senior Scientist, National Institute of Oceanography
Rachel Ishofsky, Innovation Africa 


3:15 – 3:30 pm
Coffee Break
Summerlin Foyer 

3:30 – 5:00 pm
Building a Social Movement: We’re here, what can we do to spread the environmental message?
Summerlin E/F Ballroom
The power of distribution is in our hands. Learn from the experts on how to leverage social media best practices to spread the message of sustainability.

Keynote Address
Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Israeli Consulate General

Social Media Workshop by:
Ross Glick, Founder, Indelible Media
Eric Elkins, CEO and Chief Strategist, WideFoc.us Corp
Ben Jablonski, JNF Presidential Advisor, JNFuture

6:15 – 7:45 pm
Cocktail Reception and Dinner Buffet

Veranda F

8:00 – 10:15 pm
Sustainable Leadership Award Program
Pavillion Ballroom

Introduction
MC Jason Feinberg and the Adelson Choir

Presentation of the Sustainable Leadership Award to Better Place

Presenter
MC/Facilitator For the Summit - Jason Feinberg 

Acceptance of Award
Michael Granoff, President, Maniv Energy Capital; Member, Better Place Board of Directors

Presentation of the Sustainable Leadership Award 

Presenter
Ronald S. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus, Estee Lauder; Chairman & Founder RWL Water; JNF Chairman of the Board

Acceptance of Award
Israel's former Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert

Entertainment
Elon Gold, Celebrity Comedian, Actor and Producer

Monday, April 29

7:30 - 8:15 am
Continental Light and Healthy Breakfast
Pavillion Ballroom 

8:30 – 11:30 am
From the Red Rock Desert to the Negev

Prompt bus departures to Springs Preserve. Please meet in the front of the hotel lobby
Spring Preserve is a 110-acre National Historical Site where you will be by the beautiful botanical gardens and wildlife habits. Tour the various exhibits and walk through some of the four nature trails. To preserve the plant and wildlife, bicycles are limited to one trail with a limited number of bikes available to our group. Please bring comfortable shoes and hats.

Led by
Rabbi Michael Cohen, The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
Todd Patkin, Author, Motivational Speaker and TV Personality

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