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 U.S. - Israel High Technology Forum 

Presentations are linked to the presenters' name below:

U.S. - Israel High Technology Forum
The Sheraton National Hotel
September 9, 2008

8:45 am - 9:00 am  — Welcome Introduction
MG Barry Bates, USA (Ret)
Vice President, Operations, 
National Defense Industrial Association 

9:00 am - 9:30 am  —  Keynote Address
The Future of the U.S. - Israel High Technology Partnership
The Honorable Mario Mancuso, Under Secretary for Industry and Security, 
U.S. Department of Commerce  

9:30 am - 10:00 am  —  Keynote Address
The Next Step in High Technology and Strategic Goods Trade between the United States and Israel
Mr. Pinchas Buchris, Director General,
Israeli Ministry of Defense

10:00 am - 10:30 am  —  Keynote Address  
Industrial Research & Development in Israel
Dr. Eli Opper, Chief Scientist,
Israeli Ministry of  Industry, Trade, and Labor

10:30 am - 10:45 am  —  Break
 
10:45 am - 11:15 am  
Israel 2028: Vision and Strategy for Economy and Society in a Global World
Mr. David Miron-Wapner, Executive Director, Israel Office,
U.S. - Israel Science and Technology Committee

11:15 am - 11:45 pm 
Invest in America
Mr. Charles G. Schott, Senior Advisor,
U.S. Department of Commerce

11:45 am - 12:15 pm 
Updates to Israel Export Controls
Mr. Eliezer Pincu, Director, Defense Export Controls Division, 
Israeli Ministry of Defense

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm  —  Lunch
The International Imperative for Cooperative Security and Shared Technology
The Honorable John Ashcroft, Former U.S. Attorney General

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm 

Updates to U.S. Dual - Use Export Controls
The Honorable Christopher Wall, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm 
Update to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States Process 
Mr. Welby Leaman, Senior Advisor for Policy,
U.S. Department of the Treasury

 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm  —  Break

Open Discussion: industry to industry
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Future Opportunities and Challenges for Bilateral Trade and Investment in Aerospace Full Forum Discussion
U.S. Industry Facilitator: Ms. Anita Antenucci, Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey
Israeli Industry Facilitator: Mr. Samuel Arbel, Vice President Business Development, Defense, IAI North America
 
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm 
Future Opportunities and Challenges for Bilateral Trade and Investment in Homeland Security
Full Forum Discussion 
U.S. Industry Facilitator: Mr. Gary Messina, Director of Global Strategies, Raytheon
Israeli Industry Facilitator: Mr. Ran Galli, Executive Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Elbit Systems LTD

5:30 pm - 5:45 pm  —  Closing Remarks
Forum Co-Chairs

 

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