AI: Present & Future

AI: Present & Future

Conference | Free | English

Thursday, June 27th, 2019


Tel Aviv University - Bar Shira Auditorium


As artificial intelligence technology penetrates more and more aspects of our modern society, technological innovations are revolutionizing the way we operate in daily life, work and government . This conference provides an in-depth look into the practical, technological and ethical challenges presented by cutting edge AI technology. Come hear from global experts and leaders in the field as they discuss the dynamic intersection between AI technology and cybersecurity.




Gathering & Refreshments


Opening Remarks

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel , Conference Chairman , Cyber Week ; Director , Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University


Between Cyber and Intelligent Systems - Israel's Race for Global Technological Power

Prof. Eviatar Matania , First and Former Director General , Israel National Cyber Directorate ; Head of Security Studies Program , School of Political Sciences Government and International Affairs, Tel Aviv University


Session 1: Pushing the Limits of Artificial Intelligence

Moderator - Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk , CTO, Cloud & AI Security , Microsoft


The Past, Present and Future of AI

Prof. Yoav Shoham , Professor emeritus , Stanford University ; Co-founder , AI21 Labs


Machine Learning May Fail: Know When You Do Not Know

Prof. Meir Feder , Information Theory Chair , School of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University


Rise of the Machines— Artificial Intelligence and Security

Maty Siman , CTO & Founder , Checkmarx


AI and Cybersecurity—Risks and Opportunities

Hudi Zack , Chief Executive Director, Technology Unit , Israel National Cyber Directorate


Privacy Preserving Machine Learning

Dr. Casimir Wierzynski , Senior Director, Office of the CTO, Artificial Intelligence Product Group , Intel


Not Just Data Science - AI-Based Threat Prevention Is Here and Still Cyber Experts Are in High Demand

Dr. Dorit Dor , Vice President, Products , Check Point


Deep AI vs. Domain Expertise - Who Wins?

Antoine Blondeau , Co-founder & Managing Partner , Alpha Intelligence Capital


Coffee Break


Session 2: Morality, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies

Moderator - Joab Rosenberg , CEO & Founder , Epistema


AI Risks, and How to Tell them Apart

Dr. Shahar Avin , Research Associate , Cambridge University


Computational Morality

Prof. Nachum Dershowitz , Professor of Computational Logic , Tel Aviv University


The Use of New Technologies in the Criminal Justice System

Jason Tashea , Legal Affairs Writer , ABA Journal ; Adjunct Professor of Law , Georgetown Law Center


Confronting Techlash

Dr. David Tennenhouse , SVP, Chief Research Officer , VMWare


The Use of New Technologies in Combatting Human Trafficking

Rochelle Keyhan , CEO & Human Trafficking Expert , Collective Liberty

James Heinzman , Executive Vice President, Financial Services Solutions , ThetaRay


AI in Medical Imaging

Prof. Hayit Greenspan , Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering , Tel Aviv University


Deep Learning on Retinal Fundus Images, and Lessons Learned

Philip Nelson , Director of Engineering , Google


Closing Remarks


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