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When Research Meets
Corporate Social Responsibility

Sunday, December 6, 2009
Organized by IBM R&D Labs in Israel

image: IBM and Haifa


9:30 Registration, light refreshments, networking

10:00 Opening remarks,
Ettie Gilead, Mgr Communications
IBM Research - Haifa

(Presentetation PPT x 70KB)

10:05 Boston-Haifa Connection Volunteer Activities and the Kickoff of the Joint Project with IBM Research - Haifa
Danny Nishlis and Vered Israeli
Boston-Haifa Connection
(Presentetation PPTX x 200KB)

10:15 Keynote: Celia Moore, IBM Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs Executive, EMEA
(Presentation PPT x 11MB)

11:00  Coffee break

11:20 Research as a CSR Player

Smarter Water Management
Pnina Vortman, Mgr Industry Value Solutions
IBM Research - Haifa

(Presentation PPT x 11MB)

Public Healthcare to Prevent the Spread of Epidemics
Boaz Carmeli, Mgr IT for Healthcare and Life Science
IBM Research - Haifa

(Presentetation PPT x 30MB)

Rambam Hospital, Technion, and IBM Research 
Segev Wasserkrug, Researcher
IBM Research - Haifa

(Presentetation PPT x 500KB)

12:05 Overview of the Community Relations Program
Gili Ginzburg-Aizen
Community Relations Coordinator
IBM Research - Haifa

(Presentetation PPT x 3MB)

12:15 Testimonials:

On Being an Employee Volunteer
Oded Margalit, Researcher
IBM Volunteer of the Year 2008
IBM Research - Haifa

Impressions from a Social Responsibility Partner
Ruth Gal, Principal of the Alliance School and Liat Balmas, Haifa Municipality

University of Haifa Dormitories Project
Dr. Chaim Kaplan, Director, clinical unit Berman Center for Psychological Counseling, University of Haifa

IBM Corporate Service Corps:
On Assignment in China
Amnon Ribak, Researcher
IBM Research - Haifa

12:50 Guest speaker: Offer Ben-Dor,
"The Impossible is Very Much Possible"

13:30 Closing remarks
Oded Cohn, Director
IBM Research - Haifa

13:45 Lunch

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