On Monday, 12 January 2015, the Olive Division of Israel's Plants Production and Marketing Board will sponsor the 2015 First Harvest Conference in honour of Professor Shimon Lavie.
The conference, to be held at Ramat Hanadiv, will open with a special tour of the Nature Park. Senior lecturers from Israel and abroad will discuss 'Olive Oil Culture -- Past, Present and Future'.
At the conclusion of the conference, the 'Best Olive Oil of 2015' will be announced.
• Some of the lectures will be in English, accompanied by simultaneous Hebrew translation.
• There is no charge for the conference, but participants must register in advance.