ALEF 2021: A Portal to Tomorrow

Join AFHU for a virtual view of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) on February 28, 2021, at 1:00 PM EST! The 2021 90 minute ALEF conference will transport attendees to the campuses of the Hebrew University for a day of learning, insight, and education. A Portal To Tomorrow: Bringing the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to You, brings together researchers and academics from HU to discuss their work in fields ranging from health, agriculture, and nanotechnology, to the humanities, environment, and life sciences.


WELCOME: Fleur Hassan-Nahoum and Professor Asher Cohen
CLASS 1: Corona, Computational Medicine, and Connections with Dr. Moran Yassour
CLASS 2: Harnessing Diamonds for Quantum Technologies with Dr. Nir Bar-Gill



ROOM 1: Facing the Unknown: The Urgency of Teaching About Uncertainty During COVID-19 with Dr. Howard Deitcher
ROOM 2: New Ways to Help our Best Friends: Cancer Treatments at the HU Vet Hospital with Dr. Gillian Shaban (Dank)
ROOM 3: Check Your Baggage: Reducing Prejudice and Changing Assumptions with Dr. Roni Porat


KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Israel’s Global Challenges and Opportunities with Ambassador Gilad Erdan

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