The Israel Conference 2011
May 31, 2012
June 1, 2012
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Yossi Vardi CO-CHAIR
Yossi Vardi

Chairman
International Technologies
~ Cool Business ~
From the Shores of the Mediterranean
to the Shores of the Pacific !
CO-CHAIR
Sharona Justman
Managing Director
STEP Strategy Advisors
Sharona Justman
 

The Israel Conference expands to two days and features 75 stellar speakers from Israel-facing companies. The diverse cross-section of innovation and design from Israel provides the attendees with a front-row seat to the technologies and products of tomorrow.

Registration starts at 7:30am along with a fulsome breakfast buffet and the action starts at 8:30am. Panels, Keynotes, Fast & Cool, and our newest feature, FutureFest provide the foreground to two days of rich content and fascinating people.

Thursday evening is the Music & Media & Entertainment Reception featuring Israeli performers along with wine and cheese from Israel through 9:30pm. Friday afternoon concludes the Conference with Lunch and high-quality networking continuing to 3:30pm.

Throughout the day, CEOs of Israel-facing companies and VCs will speak about their successes, their breakthrough technology, their markets, their deals, and their exits.

Arrive early and stay late to enjoy the unparalleled networking that provides business opportunities with world-class firms to expand your reach and imagination.

Prizes are awarded from our phenomenal sponsors through random drawings throughout the days. You must be in the room to win. We thank our esteemed sponsors for their quality products.

 

Thursday May 31
Schedule subject to change
7:30am Breakfast Buffet and Registration
8:30am Welcome
STEP Strategy Advisors - Sharona Justman, Managing Director
The Israel Conference co-Founder
STEP Strategy Advisors
8:50am
Israel In California - David Siegel, Consul General
Israel Consulate in Los Angeles
9:00am
Pavilion of Companies Introduction by Jeff Pulver
Jeff Pulver 
9:05am View across the Mediterranean
  • State of Israel - Eli Groner, Minister for Economic Affairs
  • Milken Institute - Glenn Yago, Director of Capital Studies
  • LA Times - Michael A. Hiltzik, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist
State of Israel
Milken Institute
Milken Institute
9:25am
Win a Prize
Powermat  
Delta Air Lines
  Sodastream
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9:30am
Power of Partnerships
Duracell® Powermat - Ran Poliakine, Founder and CEO
Powermat 
9:45am Israel's 'A' Game
Bringing Motion and Visuals Together for Gaming!
  • IGN Entertainment - Roy Bahat, President
  • Blizzard Entertainment - Itzik Ben-Bassat, Chief of Staff
  • GameGround - Shaul Olmert, Executive Director, Co Founder
  • Omek Interactive - Jonathan Epstein, President
  • Yahoo! - Ross Avner, Head of Yahoo! Games

IGN Entertainment
Activision Blizzard
GameGround
Omek Interactive
Yahoo! Games

10:30am
Fast & Cool Host - Gemini Israel Funds - Danny Cohen, Partner
Gemini Israel Funds 
10:35am
Fast & Cool - Comfy - Shai Shahal, CEO
Comfy
10:40am
Pavilion of Companies Introduction
10:50am Networking Break
11:10am
Win a Prize
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11:15am
Fast & Cool - BriefCam - Amit Gavish, General Manager, Americas
BriefCam
11:20am Business Activism
NICE Systems - Yochai Rozenblat, CEO and President, Americas
NICE Systems
11:40am
Fast & Cool - Doogma Tec - Dan Ostroff, CEO
Doogma Tec
11:45am Drinking Israel
Beverages to Cheer!
  • Max Brenner - Sam Borgese, CEO
  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf - Mel Elias, CEO
  • SodaStream - Yonah Lloyd, Executive Director
  • PepsiCo - Karin Rotem-Wildeman, Senior Director

Max Brenner
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
SodaStream
PepsiCo

12:25pm
Pavilion of Companies Introduction
12:30pm Innovative Imagination -Thinking Outside the Windows
Microsoft Israel R&D - Yoram Yaacovi, General Manager
Microsoft Israel R&D
12:50pm
Taste of Israel
   OSEM   Dorot Foods   Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf   Max Brenner   Sadaf Foods
12:55pm Lunch Buffet
1:55pm
Win a Prize
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2:05pm Behind the Iron Dome
From David's Sling to the Iron Dome - Novel Innovation
Rafael - Gideon Weiss, Manager, Business Development
Rafael
2:30pm
Fast & Cool - AdExtent - Tal Keinan, Co-Founder and CEO
Convertro
2:35pm Advertising on Fire !
  • Young & Rubicam - David Sable, Global CEO
  • International Technologies - Yossi Vardi, Chairman

Young & Rubicam
International Technologies

3:00pm
Fast & Cool - Convertro - Jeff Zwelling, CEO
Convertro
3:05pm Copy Me in 3D
  • Objet Geometries - Frank Marangell, President
  • Legacy Effects - Jason Lopes, Lead Systems Engineer

Objet Geometries
Legacy Effects

3:30pm Pavilion of Companies Introduction
 
3:35pm The Connected Customer
Talk to me !
  • LivePerson, Inc. - Ido Hacohen, Head of Partner EcoSystem
  • CommuniTake Technologies - Ronen Sasson, CEO
  • Kampyle - Ariel Finkelstein, Co-Founder & CEO
  • Tipalti - Eran Karoly, President, USA
  • Gumiyo - Shuki Lehavi, CEO

LivePerson, Inc.
CommuniTake Technologies
Kampyle
Tipalti
Gumiyo

4:15pm Networking Break
4:35pm
Win a Prize
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4:40pm
Fast & Cool - Genieo - Sol Tzvi, Co-Founder and CEO
Genieo
4:45pm Funding, Revenues, Acquisition
What it takes to be the most desirable company!
  • J2 Global Communications - Hemi Zucker, CEO
  • Cisco - Charles Stucki, GM Solutions & Business Incubation
  • Marvell - Iri Trashanski, Senior Director Strategic Alliances
  • Oracle - Douglas Kehring, SVP Strategic Planning

J2
Cisco
Marvell
Oracle

5:25pm Pavilion of Companies Introduction
 
5:30pm FutureFest
Where Hot money meets Cool Companies.
Meet the Judges:
 
Sequoia Capital    Blumberg Capital    Jeff Pulver
Gemini Israel Funds    Oded Vardi   Marvell Technology

Sensegon
SnapKeys
Drippler
Drippler
Xtendi
Kinvestix
Craze Digital

7:20pm
to
9:30pm
Music & Media & Entertainment Reception
 

 

 

Friday June 1
Schedule subject to change
7:30am Breakfast Buffet and Registration
8:30am Welcome
International Technologies - Yossi Vardi, Chairman
The Israel Conference co-Chair

 International Technologies

8:40am
Israel In California - David Siegel, Consul General
Israel Consulate in Los Angeles
8:45am
Fast & Cool - Nularis Energy Solutions - Jonathan Fram, CEO
Nularis
8:50am The Mobile World of Entertainment
  • Mandalay Entertainment - Peter Guber, Chairman and CEO
  • Mandalay Digital - Peter Adderton, CEO

 Mandalay Entertainment
Mandalay

9:15am
Pavilion of Companies Introduction by Jeff Pulver
Jeff Pulver 
9:20am
Fast & Cool - Tonara App - Yair Lavi, Founder & CEO
Tonara App
9:25am Mobile Innovation
On the Go and In Your Hand - Content, Apps, and the New Way to Talk.
  • ESPN - Michael Bayle, VP Mobile
  • Orange Labs San Francisco - Georges Nahon, CEO
  • InfoGin - Eran Wyler, CEO & Founder
  • Appreciate - Amir Maor, CEO & Co-Founder

ESPN
Orange Labs San Francisco
InfoGin
Appreciate

10:10am
Fast & Cool - Mobile Research Labs - David Springer, CEO
Mobile Research Lab
10:15am
Win a Prize
Sodastream  
Delta Air Lines
  Powermat
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10:20am Israel Reaches for the Moon!
  • Space IL - Zohar Levkovitz, Chairman
  • Space IL - Yariv Bash, Founder & CEO

Space IL

10:40am Networking Break
11:00am
Taste of Israel
   OSEM   Dorot Foods   Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf   Max Brenner   Sadaf Foods
11:05am
Fast & Cool - Screenz - Eldar Rapaport, CEO
Screenz
11:10am Israel in Hollywood
Telling Stories and Making Movies / TV - Israel Style !
  • Junction Entertainment - Jon Turteltaub - Producer and Director
  • Howard Rosenman Productions - Howard Rosenman, Producer
  • Armoza Formats - Avi Armoza, Founder & CEO
  • The Box - Eli Uzan, CEO & Founder
  • William Morris Endeavor - Rick Rosen, Head of Television
  • Kuperman - Ynon Kreiz, Former Chairman & CEO Endemol
  • Oasis Media Group - David Lonner, Founder

Junction Entertainment
Howard Rosenman Productions
Armoza Formats
The Box
William Morris Endeavors
Kuperman Endemol
Oasis Media Group

12:30pm
Fast & Cool - Objet Geometries - Frank Marangell, President
Objet Geometries
12:45pm Closing Remarks
1:00pm
to
3:00pm
Networking Lunch featuring screening of Homeland  

 

 

  

Pavilion of Companies
The Pavilion of Companies is in the highly trafficked networking area for companies with compelling technology or products to demonstrate all day and interact directly with the attendees.
SodaStream     SodaStream     LivePerson     Microsoft Israel R&D     Powermat Technologies     iOnRoad.com     Side-Kick     Xtendi     DVP Technologies Ltd.     Kinvestix     Delta Air Lines     Objet Geometries     SodaStream     Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf     Trendlines Group     Gumiyo     SnapKeys     Tonara App     Craze Digital     CommuniTake Technologies     Adira Energy     Rent2Buy    

 

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Opening opportunities for knowledge and networking to expand your mind and your reach.

 

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The ISRAEL CONFERENCE
 

Cool Business
from the
Shores of the Mediterranean to the Shores of the Pacific ~
Expanding Opportunities between Israel & the U.S.

Join us for a full day of charismatic executives who have
innovated technology and created amazing companies.

Attending will bring you closer to your next deal!

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