innovation for good life
December 5, 2019
December 5, 2019
The second day of the conference is comprised of a variety of tours across the country, providing a unique opportunity for participants to learn from work done in the field. This year’s tours will visit Jerusalem, Ashdod, and Lod.
2nd day December 5th, 2019
A variety of tours conducted across the country, providing a unique opportunity for participants to learn from work done in the field. The tours focus on social innovation, addressing inclusive growth, innovation in employment, environmental innovation and more.
Tours will visit sites of leading companies, hubs and organizations from different sectors in the Israeli economy with exceptional employment diversity, employee empowerment and advancement programs, sustainable development, community engagement, and more.
Gathering in Tel Aviv
Site visits around Israel
Social Tech Hub; Renewing Musrara and the Ultra-Orthodox innovation center
Hilma – Tech for Impact | Social High-Tech Center
A tech non-profit leveraging tech for positive impact on society, founded by experts in the Israeli high-tech industry. The tour will visit the center that trains talented, and motivated young entrepreneurs to develop breakthrough tech-based social solutions to strengthen vulnerable communities, people with disabilities and society at large. The solutions developed in the center are planned according to needs in education, welfare and health, and are strongly supported by customers, colleagues and partners.
VR and Hologram Technologies bring the Musrara neighborhood back to life
“Innovating Together” –Intel Israel helped connect between engineers, citizens and technology in areas where Intel operates, and together they developed solutions to communal challenges by transforming the area into a technological and innovative space. In Jerusalem, Intel, together with Young Jerusalem, Morasha’s community administration and the community, created innovative and technological experiences which tell the unique story of the Musrara neighborhood, in a communal-innovative manner.
Bizmax is an innovative, business hub for Jewish Ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) men living in Jerusalem, founded by the Keren Kemach Foundation, Achim Global and the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Bizmax was founded to promote Haredi integration in the business world, and aims to attract entrepreneurs, freelancers and business owners from various sectors. Since its foundation, dozens of Haredi companies and entrepreneurs from various sectors joined Bizmax, including programmers, graphic designers, marketing advisors, and more.
Social Entrepreneurship, Skills and Multicultural Environment
The Bank Leumi training center will present two innovative programs that the bank is implementing as part of preparing for the future of work: SHIFT- a school for the professions of the future, and SWITCH – a program in which managers are seconded fulltime in non-profit organizations for a year, while they continue to be on the bank’s payroll. Both of those innovative programs offer opportunities of acquiring new skillsets.
‘Chicago’ Community Center
Introduction to the work to develop the city of Lod while having a multicultural lunch prepared by households’ cooks from the local community, to be followed by a walking tour and meetings with social activists and leaders from the Arab community, Lod’s Garin Torani (Jewish individuals and families who settled in Lod with a vision of strengthening the community) and the ‘Chicago’ community center.
“The Hive” Social Innovation Hub
“The Hive” is a social innovation hub founded by JDC Israel and the National Social Security Funds, dealing with the development of solutions for burning social issues. Throughout the tour, we will get a deeper understanding of “the Hive”, their business model and examples of leading projects, entrepreneurs and innovators.
“The Food Chain” in Ashdod | Agricultural education farm; Food-Tech Hub; Tour at Ashdod Port