Cleantech Conference Co-Sponsored by GEAB&P

Investment Opportunities in Israeli Cleantech: Water and Energy Solutions Conference

We wish to extend our gratitude to all who contributed their time and effort to the success of this Conference, to those who presented and spoke, and to those who attended.

View a translation of an article about the Conference published in Globes, the leading Israeli business newspaper.

View the booklet that was distributed during the Conference.

For more information please contact Alexander Kaplun (212) 907-7382, or Amit Levi (212) 907-7358.

Program: Israeli water and renewable energy companies will address business opportunities and cutting-edge technologies in these expanding sectors. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet principals of leading Israeli Cleantech companies, as well as other interested investors, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, government leaders, environmentalists, Cleantech specialists and energy policy experts.

Date: December 4 – 5, 2008

Location: Citi Executive Conference Center, the Yale Club of New York City and the New York Stock Exchange building (see Events for addresses)

Co-Sponsors: Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP; Citibank; PriceWaterhouseCoopers; Marco Polo Securities; the New York Stock Exchange; State of Israel – Ministry of Finance; America-Israel Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Platinum Funding Group

Presenting Companies – Water: AquAgro Fund; BioPetroClean (BPC); Miya – Arison Group; and Nirosoft

Presenting Companies – Renewable Energy: 3GSolar; BrightSource Energy; CQM Ltd.; Heliofocus (IC Green); IQWind; and Power Electrics Systems.

Keynote Speaker: R. Andrew de Pass – Head of Sustainable Development Investments, Citi Alternative Investments

Speakers/Moderators: Roger G. Ammoun – Cleantech Specialist, Credit Suisse Alternative Investments; Carter F. Bales – Co-Founder and Managing Partner Emeritus, The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.; Robert L. Egan – Managing Partner, Environmental Capital Partners LLC; Bruce M. Kahn – Director, Deutsche Bank; John F. Larkin – Head of Hedge Fund Investing Group – Americas, Deutsche Bank; Northon Melo – Director, Cleantech Practice, Calyon Securities; Hillel Milo – Managing Partner, AquAgro Fund; Sam Natapoff – Senior Advisor to New York Governor Paterson; Booky Oren – Former Chairman of Mekorot (Israel’s National Water Company), President and CEO of Miya, an Arison Group Company; Andrew C. Peskoe – Partner, Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP, Israeli Cleantech Ventures; Jennifer Pomerantz – Energy Portfolio Manager, Highbridge Capital Management LLC; Adam Zellner – Director of Policy, Office of the Governor of The State of New Jersey


  • Investment Opportunities in Israeli Cleantech: Water and Energy Solutions Conference – Thursday, December 4, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Citi Executive Conference Center, 153 East 53rd Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10022. View the agenda.
  • Cocktail Reception – Thursday, December 4, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.; The Yale Club of New York City, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY 10017.
  • Networking breakfast: Friday, December 5, 2008, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m., NYSE Euronext, 11 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005