MIAMI (PRWEB) September 03, 2014
Meital Stavinsky, a shareholder in the Government Law and Policy and Israel practices at the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been invited to serve as a judge for the CleanTech Open Global Ideas Competition in Israel.
The event will take place September 10 at Tel Aviv University’s Porter School of Environmental Studies. The winner will go on to compete in the global competition in November, held in San Jose, California.
CleanTech Open, a Silicon Valley-based nonprofit organization, has operated this global competition since 2007 as the world’s largest accelerator for clean-tech startups. The goal of the competition is to identify and promote breakthrough solutions in a number of areas, including: energy generation, energy efficiency, water and waste, smart grid technology, energy distribution and storage, green building and smart transportation.
“I am excited to serve on the judging panel of this year’s event,” said Stavinsky. “Israel is a world leader in spurring and spreading Cleantech innovation. I look forward to seeing the innovative technologies presented at the competition that may someday have a major impact on green technology and sustainability.”
The CleanTech Open Global Ideas Competition takes place every November in the Silicon Valley as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). GEW is a global initiative with nearly 150 participating countries all aimed at developing and promoting new ideas, technology and entrepreneurial spirit.
At Greenberg Traurig, Stavinsky focuses her practice on government relations. She primarily advises Cleantech companies in the areas of renewable energy, alternative fuel transportation and infrastructure, energy efficiency, water and waste treatment, green materials and green buildings. As the coordinator of the firm’s Israel practice, Stavinsky assists Israeli companies seeking to enter the U.S. market and expand their operations in the States.
Stavinsky often serves as a speaker at conferences and seminars in the United States and Israel on GreenTech, Agtech and Israel-related matters. She is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). Stavinsky received a Bachelor of Law degree, as well as a Master of Law degree in Computer and Internet Law, from Tel Aviv University.
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