Israel: The High-Tech Wonder in the Desert
Join Professor Meir Russ, from UW-Green Bay’s Austin E. Cofrin School of Business, on a fascinating discussion about his home country and a high-tech topic. Learn about Israel’s initiatives in strategic sectors that include Communication, Bio-Technology and sophisticated Agriculture. You will learn about policy decisions that drove these advancements and appreciate how these advancements are being applied today. As a side benefit you will view beautiful landscapes and enjoy authentic Israeli cuisine.
Thursday evening, March 29, 2012
Gathering/Cash Bar: 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Dinner and presentation 6:30-8:00 p.m.
UW-Green Bay: University Union Phoenix Rooms
Chair of the Master's of Management Program
Professor of Management
Meir Russ is a professor in management for the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at UW-Green Bay. Dr. Russ currently teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in management and marketing. He also teaches a strategic emergency preparedness, planning and implementation class in the Certificate for Emergency Management Master of Administrative Science Program at UW-Green Bay. He also teaches at BEM-Bordeaux School of Management and at the University of Pisa, International Master in Business Administration. His research interests include knowledge-based strategies, the use of knowledge management for hospital preparedness, the new-knowledge based economic development, and human capital valuation methods among others. He recently co-edited the Knowledge Management Strategies: A Handbook of Applied Technologies, (2008) textbook and edited Knowledge Management Strategies for Business Development (2009).
This all Israeli cuisine will be sure to please! The menu includes Lentil Soup, Israeli Salad (typically found on many falafel street stands all over Israel), Israeli Roasted Chicken, Couscous with Vegetables and Israeli Apple Cake for dessert.