Our Speakers

Seth M. Siegel

Seth M. Siegel a writer, lawyer, activist, and serial entrepreneur. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World, which is now in print or production in 15 international editions. Seth has spoken on water issues at more than 225 venues in 60 cities, 23 states and on four continents. He is a Senior Fellow at the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Water Policy.

Oded Distel

Oded Distel is the Founder and Director of Israel NewTech, Israel’s world-renowned National Energy & Water Program at the Ministry of Economy & Industry. The pioneering program has spearheaded Israel’s water and energy eco-system since its founding in 2007. Israel NewTech brings all stakeholders – start-ups, entrepreneurs, companies, multinationals, academia, regulators, policy makers and investors – together to cooperate in order to deliver smart solutions for global challenges in the Cleantech arena.

Gidon Bromberg

Gidon Bromberg is the Israeli Director of EcoPeace Middle East. EcoPeace is a unique regional organization that brings together Jordanian, Palestinian and Israeli environmentalists to promote sustainable development and advance peace efforts in the Middle East. Mr. Bromberg has written extensively on the relationship between water issues and Middle East peace.

Vered Blass

Dr. Blass is a lecturer at the Coller School of Management in Tel Aviv University. She had established and currently leads the Industrial Ecology research lab in TAU and won numerous research grants from agencies in Israel and Europe to support her research. Her research focus on life cycle thinking and evaluating environmental impacts of new business models, production, and consumption patterns.

Dorato Circus

In a stunning performance featuring surprising elements the Dorato Circus will make us all gaze in awe featuring acrobats, dancers, performers, singers and artists. The traditional circus has evolved over the last 250 years taking leaps and turns forming into the spectacular work of art planned for us at TEDxTelAvivSalon: Water.

" A work of art. "

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