Nobel laureates to hold convention in Israel next year

( More than 30 Nobel Prize winners plan to visit Israel in the summer of 2014 for the first Science and Technology for the Future conference, a joint initiative of Israel’s Foreign Ministry and its Science and Technology Ministry.

A Nobel Prize medal. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

The Nobel laureates plan to visit Israel’s universities to meet with budding Israeli scientists.

“This will be the first conference of its kind,” said Dr. Roger Kornberg, who is heading the event’s steering committee, according to Israel Hayom.

Posted on October 15, 2013 .