08:15  Registration & Continental Breakfast

09:00 Welcome

Ayla Matalon, Executive Director, MIT Enterprise Forum of Israel

09:05 Overview of the Day

Gideon Miller, Chairman, Combating Terrorism Technology Startup Challenge

09:10 Combating Terrorism and Cyber Week

Major Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel, Director Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University

09:20  Morning Keynote

Dr. Michael Oren M.K., Deputy Minister for Public Diplomacy and Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States

09:45  The 2018 Combating Terrorism Technology Startup Challenge

Finalist presentations, Pitches by the 10 finalists selected from the 200+ startups who entered the Combating Terrorism Technology Challenge

11:00  Coffee break

11:20  (Track 1 – General Technologies): Outlook and issues for HLS and Defense Technology Investment (Main auditorium) 

Yariv Alroy, Angel Investor, and lead investor in last year’s CTTSC winner Duke Robotics

Arik Kleinstein Co-founder & Managing Partner, Glilot Capital Partners

Amiram Levinberg,  Managing Partner, JAL Venturers

Avi Lindenbaum,  Managing Partner, Kodem Growth Partners

Dr. Sheffer Meltzer, Corporate Chief Scientist, Rafael

Duddy Rokach (Moderator), Managing Partner, SOSA HLSTech

11:20  (Track 2 – Urban Navigation Technologies): The Urban Navigation Workshop (Porter room 101)

12:00  Overview and outlook of Global Terrorism

Yoram Schweitzer,  Head of the Program on Terrorism and Low Intensity Conflict, The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

12:30  The Boomerang Effect- Technology,  Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorism

Dr. Liran Antebi,  Research Fellow, The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

13:00 Lunch & Opening of the Combating-Terrorism Startup Exhibition and Technology Demonstrations

Exhibition includes 40 combating terrorism and urban navigation technology innovations selected by the CTTSC3 jury

14:00 Fireside chat on security and strategy

Senator Joseph Lieberman, Former US Vice Presidential Candidate and Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Major General (Res) Amos Yadlin, Executive Director, Institute for National Security Studies

Gideon Lichfield (Moderator), Editor in Chief, MIT Technology Review

14:40 The unique opportunities and challenges of counter-terrorism technology entrepreneurship 

Shane Cohen, UVision

Avshalom Ehrlich, Smart Shooter

Gil Limonchik, Ametrine

Asaf Miller,  Polaris Solutions

Adam Tarsi (Moderator), U.S. Department of Defense, CTTSO

15:20 The 2018 Urban Navigation Challenge

Overview and Finalist presentations

Pitches by some of the finalists selected from the 80+ Urban Navigation Challenge contestants

16:00 $210K startup challenge final ceremony and prize-giving

US Representative TBA, Senior US Government official

Brig. Gen. Dr. Danny Gold,  Head, DDR&D Ministry of Defense

17:00 Wine and cheese reception & close of the Combating-Terrorism Startup Exhibition and Technology Demonstrations