Combating Terrorism Technology Conference, Challenge & Expo
Conference | Competition | Exhibition | Free | English
Sunday, June 17th, 2018
Tel Aviv University - Porter Building(Porter Auditorium)
The event is currently CLOSED for new registrants. You are more than welcome to attend the CTTSC3 Startup Expo from 12:00-18:00 without prior registration, and to attend the conference from 14:00 on a space-available basis.
Terrorism is a constantly evolving worldwide threat. As terrorists become more sophisticated, so too must the tools for detecting, preventing, and defeating them.
CTTSC3 merges the dynamism and innovation of the startup ecosystem with the experience and resources of the US and Israeli defense establishments to deliver the next generation of game-changing technologies for combating terror.
The CTTSC3 June 17 event includes:
(1) The finals of the $220K Combating Terrorism Technology Startup Challenge - 12 finalists, selected from 200+ entrants pitch live for the top prize.
(2) A high-level conference on trends in terrorism, counter-terrorism, and security technology, and how startups from all technology domains can address the emerging needs and opportunities.
(3) A juried exhibition/demo-space of 40 breakthrough innovations for combatting terrorism (both cyber and physical).
Gathering & Regisrtation
Ayla Matalon, Executive Director - MIT Enterprise Forum
Overview of the Day
Gideon Miller, Chairman - Combating Terrorism Technology Startup Challenge
Combating Terrorism and Cyber Week
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel, Director - Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University
Dr. Michael Oren, Deputy Minister - Prime Minister's Office
The 2018 Combating Terrorism Technology Startup Challenge
Outlook and issues for HLS and Defense Technology Investment
Moderator :Duddy Rokach, Founder - SOSA HLS Tech Innovation Hub
Amiram Levinberg, Co-Founder & General Partner - JAL Ventures Fund
Arik Kleinstein, Co-Founder & Managing Partner - Glilot Capital Partners
Avi Lindenbaum, Partner - Kodem Growth Partners
Yariv Alroy, Board Member - Duke Robotics, Inc.
Overview and outlook of Global Terrorism
Yoram Schweitzer, Senior Research Fellow and Head - Terrorism and Low Intensity Conflict Program, Institute for National Security Studies
The Boomerang Effect: Technology, Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorism
Dr. Liran Antebi, Research Fellow - The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)
Lunch & Opening of the Combating Terrorism Startup Exhibition and Technology Demonstrations
Fireside Chat on Security and Strategy
Moderator :Gideon Lichfield, Editor-in-Chief - MIT Technology Review
Major General (ret.) Amos Yadlin, Director, Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) - Tel Aviv University
Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, Senior Counsel - Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
Technology trends in counter-terrorism, and emerging requirements and startup opportunities
Moderator :Adam Tarsi, International Program Manager - Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO)
Asaf Miller, Co-Founder and CTO - Polaris Solutions Ltd
Avshalom Ehrlich, Founder and CTO - Smart Shooter
Gil Limonchik, Co-Founder - Ametrine
Shane Cohen, VP Sales & Marketing - UVision Air Ltd
The 2018 Urban Navigation Challenge
$210K startup challenge final ceremony and prize-giving
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Dr. Daniel Gold, Head, DDR&D - Ministry of Defense
Wine and cheese reception & close of the Combating Terrorism Startup Exhibition and Technology Demonstrations
Senior Research Fellow and Head
Terrorism and Low Intensity Conflict Program, Institute for National Security Studies