May 19

2019 Oasis of Innovation at BGU’s 49th Board of Governors

Beer-Sheva, Israel

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Beer-Sheva, Israel

Join us in celebrating Ben-Gurion University’s 49th Board of Governors on Sunday, May 19 to Thursday, May 23, 2019.

  • Welcome BGU’s new president, Prof. Daniel Chamovitz
  • Bid farewell to outgoing Chairman of the Board of Governors Alex Goren and welcome the new chairman, Lloyd Goldman
  • Celebrate this year’s honorary doctorate recipients, including AABGU President Toni Young; former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro; and Dr. Jan Low, an agricultural economist and 2016 World Food Prize laureate
  • Recognize our most loyal friends and supporters’ generous contributions​
  • ​Take part in Lag Ba’Omer festivities
  • Be inspired by stellar faculty members at BGU Talks – short TED-like lectures
  • Meet remarkable students at a street makeover event
  • ​Enjoy the annual keynote lectures

All tours, programs, local transportation, and delicious meals are complimentary.

Attendees are responsible for airfare, hotel and transportation to and from Beer-Sheva. All are welcome.

View the itinerary.

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