The Third NexTech Conference | 15.11.2018
08:00–09:00    Registration and Gathering
09:00–09:30    Opening Remarks
09:30–12:30    Morning Plenary
12:30–12:50    Special address
12:50–13:25    Morning Plenary - Continue
13:25–14:00    Afternoon Session – Ecosystem & Innovation
13:25–13:45    Special Discussion on Innovation
13:45–14:00    Special Closing Address
Registration and Gathering
Opening Remarks

Dr. Orna Berry, Conference Chair
Prof. Rivka Carmi, President, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Mr. Avi Yakobovich, CEO, Gav-Yam

Morning Plenary

State-Level Cybersecurity – Israel as a Model \\
Mr. Yigal Unna, Director-General, Israel National Cyber Directorate

The High-Tech Park Vision Comes to Life \\
Mr. Roy Zwebner, CEO, Gav-Yam Negev Advanced Technologies Park

Robotics R&D and Future Technologies \\
Prof. Dan Blumberg, Vice-President and Dean for Research and Development, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Special Discussion on Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence \\
Mr. Amir Rapaport
, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Cybertech and IsraelDefense
Dr. Orna Berry, Conference Chair
Prof. Eviatar Matania, First Director-General, Israel National Cyber Directorate 

Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence \\
Mr. Dan Inbar, SVP of Engineering, Storage, Next Gen Midrange, ScaleIO and XtremIO, Dell EMC Israel R&D Site Lead

Innovation in C4i and Technology \\
Brig. Gen. Rami Malachi
, Lotem Commander, IDF

Designing the Future \\
Dr. Irit Idan
, Executive VP, R&D, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

Futuristic Medicine \\The black bag of the future – medicine in the 21st century
Dr. Shlomi Kodish
, General-Director, Soroka Medical Center

Project Debater: An AI system that debates with humans \\
Dr. Eyal Shnarch
, Senior researcher, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing, IBM Research AI

National-level Cyber Defense: The technology perspective \\
Mr. Hudi Zack
, Chief Executive Director (acting), Technology Unit, Israel National Cyber Directorate

One-on-One \\
Dr. Esther Luzzatto
, Managing partner, Luzzatto & Luzzatto Patent Attorneys
Prof. Rivka Carmi, President, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Special address

Minister Naftali Bennet, Israel’s Minister of Education; Former Founder of Cyota

Morning Plenary - Continue

IDF’s Relocation to the Negev: Materializing the National Project \\
Brig. Gen. (res.) Itzik Cohen, Head of the Southern Relocation Administration, Israel’s Ministry of Defense

BGUSAT: The Next Generation of Earth Observations \\
Dr. Shimrit Maman
, Research Associate and Laboratory Director, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Afternoon Session – Ecosystem & Innovation
Special Discussion on Innovation

Mr. Uzy Zwebner, Co-Founder, Gav-Yam Negev Advanced Technologies Park; Founder, Basecamp
Ms. Dana Gavish, VP Entrepreneurship, Ben-Gurion University
Mr. Gadi Porat, Partner, Head of JVP Cyber Labs, JVP 
Mr. Liran Tancman, CEO & Founder, Rezilion
Ms. Netta Schmeidler, VP Product Management, Morphisec
Mr. Raz Rafaeli, CEO, Secret Double Octopus
Mr. Hagai Balshai, CEO, Robotican

Special Closing Address

From the AI Revolution to the Single Person's Contribution \\
Dr. Yaniv Harel, General Manager, Cyber Solutions Group, Dell EMC