Israel President Reuven Rivlin to visit Chandigarh on November 20 with Prez Pranab Mukherjee

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visit Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh is hosting Agro Tech Fair this Sunday on November 20 to be organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry(CII).

While President Pranav Mukherjee will inaugurate the fair, the Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will be the guest of honour.

Twelve countries that are participating in the fair include the US, Denmark, Turkey, Israel, Spain, Italy, Canada, Netherlands, Germany, UK, China and South Africa.

International participation will be a major attraction with countries displaying latest technologies, products and services, new launches and live demonstrations of innovations happening in the industry.

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Among the prominent experts to share their experiences in the industry include agri-tech specialist Luis Mulet from UK who will be attending the fair and providing collaboration and partnering opportunities in the areas of animal science, plant science and precision agriculture.

Among other key speakers include Richard Klapholz, CEO, Rivulis Irrigation, Israel; Dr Shani Keysar, founder and CEO, SolChip, Israel; Ilay Engelhard, founder & CEO, ATP Labs, Israel; Dr Mahender Singh, former CEO & rector MISI non-executive director, eCEOs, Malaysia; and Eyal Cohen, managing partner, Copia Agro & Food, Israel.

In addition to industry experts, many eminent speakers from academic and research institutions would also be addressing various sessions.

The prominent international speakers who will be speaking at the Agro Tech are Dr Danny Chamovitz, dean and director, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences & Manna Centre for Plant Biosciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel; Dr Jacob Mualem, director general, Agriculture Research Organization/Volcani Centre, Israel; Dr Yosi Shacham, professor, Centre for Nano Science and Tech, TAU; and Dr Ioanna Roussaki, National Technical University, Athens, Greece.