19.10.2017 | The Gav-Yam Negev Hi-Tech Park
08:00 - 09:00
Gathering and Registration

Mr. Amir Rapaport, Founder and Editor-in-Chief , Israel Defense & Cybertech

09:00 - 09:30
Greetings and Welcome Remarks

Mr. Ruvik Danilovich, Mayor of Beer-Sheva
Prof. Dan Blumberg, Vice President and Dean for Research and Development, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Mr. Avi Jacobovitz, CEO, Gav-Yam
Dr. Orna Berry, Vice President, Dell EMC, General Manager, Israel Center of Excellence

09:30 - 09:40
"Shaping the Future" - What to Expect for the Future of the the Gav-Yam Negev Hi-Tech Park"

Mr. Roy Zwebner, CEO, Advanced Technologies Park, Gav-Yam Negev

9:45-13:00 | Startup pitch sessions taking place alongside conference at the start up pavilion

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Opening Plenary

Moderator: Dr. Yaniv Harel, General Manager of the Cyber Solutions Group (CSG), Dell EMC

09:40 - 09:55
Vision of the State and Technological City of Be'er Sheva

Mr. Eli Groner, Director General of the Prime Minister's Office

09:55 - 10:10
Cyber as an Enabler

Mr. Buky Carmeli, Director General, National Cyber Security Authority, Prime Minister's Office

10:10 - 10:25
DIGITAL Transformation as Innovation accelerator

Mr. Frank Hauck, president, Global markets, Dell Technologies

10:25 - 10:40
The role of the state in the cyber nation

Mr. Yigal Unna, Chief Executive Director of Cyber Technology Unit in the Israeli National Cyber Directorate

10:40 - 10:55
Multinational Corporations and the Technological Revolution

Mr. Oren Sagi, General Manager, Cisco Israel

10:55 - 11:10
Open innovation towards safer world

Mr. Masayuki Nakae, Senior Researcher, NEC Corporation of America

11:10 - 11:30
Morning Intermission and Exhibition Tour
Second Plenary: The New Ecosystem, the IDF's Move to the Negev and Multinational Companies in Be'er Sheva

Moderator: Dr. Esther Luzzatto, Partner, Luzzatto & Luzzatto Patent Attorneys

11:30 - 11:45
The Fifth Domain

Brig. Gen. Natanel (Nati) Cohen, Chief Signal Officer and C4I & Cyber Defense Chief of Staff, IDF

11:45 - 12:00
The relocation of IDF units to the Negev - Challenges and Opportunities

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Itzik Cohen, Head of Southern Relocation Administration, Ministry of Defense

12:00 - 12:15
Preparations by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev for the IDF’s move to the south

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Prof. Koby Bortman, Head of the IAF Flight Course Academic Program, Chairmen of the steering committee for the IDF’S move to the Negev, Head of HUMS Laboratory, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

12:15 - 12:30
Cyber bleeding edge – balancing effectiveness, scale and attractiveness

MR. Yoav Tzruya, Partner, JVP and head of JVP Labs 

12:30 - 12:50
Special Lecture: From a start-up nation to a start-up country

MK Yair Lapid, chairperson of Yesh Atid

12:50 - 14:00
Exhibition Tour and Afternoon Break
14:00 - 14:05
Introducing BGR and HydroCamel II: Israel’s First Underwater Robotic Vehicle

MR. Tzvika Goldner, CEO, BGR Robotics

14:05 - 14:15
Research collaboration with MNCs

MR. Ben Gilad, Head of Co-Innovation Network Europe & Israel at Tata Consultancy Services

14:15 - 14:30
The Cyber Challenge - From single malware to the National CERT

Dr. Yaniv Harel, General Manager of the Cyber Solutions Group (CSG), Dell EMC

14:30 - 14:45
Responsible Science – The non - digital threat

Prof. Shmuel C. Shapira, Director General, Israel institute for biological research

14:45 - 15:00
CYBER DEFENSE autonomous mitigation Risk analyzing

Dr. Nissan Maskil, CTO, Cyber Factory, Israel Aerospace Industries, IAI

15:00 - 15:15
R&D Challenges in a Competitive World

Dr. Ran Gozali, Executive Vice President, RD&E Division, General Manager, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

15:15 - 15:30
Promote Innovation & IoT in your Organization

Dr. Yael Dubinsky, Head of Innovation & IoT, Ness

15:30 - 15:45
The road from 'dumb sensors' to Cognitive Systems
Dr. Avner priel, CTO and R&D lead, Elbit Systems - Sigmabit
15:45 - 16:00
How neuroscience and robotics will revolutionize surgery

Dr. Ilana Nisky, Head of the  Biomedical Robotics Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

16:00 - 16:20
Be'er Sheva as a Center of Innovation

Moderator: Amir Rappaport, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Israel Defense & Cybertech
Ms. Dana Gavish Fridman, VP Entrepreneurship, BGN Technologies
Mr. Yotam Tzuker, Tech7 Leader
Mr. Itay Katzav, Projects manager, Innovation Basecamp

16:20 - 16:50
Startup Pavilion Showcase

Moderatore: Mr. Yotam Tzuker, Tech7 Leader

Conference Closing