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RECENT EVENTS

2019

ANNUAL BOARD AND MEMBERSHIP MEETING

  • March 5, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

  • Featuring Betsy Ziegler, CEO of 1871

  • Meeting includes election of incoming AICC Officers, Executive Committee, and Directors

  • Hosted by McGuireWoods

MORE WAYS YOU CAN INVEST IN ISRAEL

  • March 19, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

  • Featuring: Bernard Hasten, Israel Stake; Brandon Pevnick, Angeles Investments; Yaniv Zilberman (Gesher Capital).Steven Schoenfeld, BlueStar Indexes; Yaniv Zilberman, Gesher Capital

  • Chicago, IL

BPN'S ISRAELI TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION PANEL

  • April 4, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

  • Presented by YLD’s Business Professionals Network (BPN), co-sponsored by the AICC

  • Panelists: AICC member Daniel Blumenthal, MDClone; Tal Katz, Vayyar Imaging; Yoav Mordowicz

  • Moderator: Ari Rokni, a BPN Committee member

  • Hosted by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

AUTHOR LUNCH & LEARN

SPRING INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: MEDICAL CANNABIS - BOOMING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

  • Monday April 29, 2019 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm

  • Israel In the Spotlight: Tikun Olam USA, Bernie Sucher, CEO

  • Panelists: Scott Mandell, President, Cannabistry Labs; Thomas Mazarakis, Portfolio Advisor, Salveo Capital; Dina Rollman, Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Green Thumb Industries; Randy Shipley, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, VividGro and Co-Founder, Cannafundr.com
  • Moderator: Fred Tannenbaum, Partner, Gould & Ratner LLP
  • Marshall’s Landing, Chicago, IL

    OURCROWD INVESTOR LUNCH FEATURING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AUTOMOTIVE, EDUCATION, AND CYBER SECURITY TECHNOLOGY

    • June 18, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    • Featuring: Uri Lavi, CEO & Co-Founder of Ride Vision; Isaac Segal, Founder, President, & CEO of EduNav; Dr. Gal Tamir, Co-Founder & CEO of Pairser

    • Hosted by Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC

    SMART DIGITAL CLOTHES: MEDICAL-GRADE WEARABLE DEVICES COMING TO CHICAGO

    • September 4, 2019 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm
    • Featuring Dr. Yoram Romem, Founder & Chairman of HealthWatch, a pioneer in harnessing textile technology for cardiocare
    • Presented with the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest
    • Hosted by McGuireWoods LLP

    2018

    ANNUAL BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETING

    • Monday, February 26, 2018 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

    • Featuring Andrea Zopp, President & CEO of World Business Chicago

    • Remarks from Eugene Kandel, CEO of Start-Up Nation Central

    • Election of incoming Officers & Directors

    • Hosted by McGuireWoods LLP, Scott Glickson, Partner

    IMPROVING AGRICULTURE FROM BELOW

    • Monday, March 19, 2018, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (CDT)

    • Networking, Discussion, and Breakfast

    • Featuring: Professor Shimon Rachmilevitch, Director of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands and Chair of the Israeli Society of Plant Science

    • Presented in cooperation with American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Great Lakes Region; and the America - Israel Economic Forum

    • Sponsored by Scharf Banks Marmor LLC

    MEETING WITH CONGRESSMAN BRAD SCHNEIDER, IL 10TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

    • Hosted at a private home in Highland Park, IL

    ISRAEL INNOVATION SHOWCASE SPRING EDITION - FINTECH

    • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 5:30pm – 8:30pm

    • Gilles Gade, Founder, President and CEO, CrossRiver, A FinTech Bank "Banking as a Platform"

    • Fred Hoch, Founder and General Partner, Technexus Venture Collaborative; Executive Chairman, Illinois Technology Association (ITA); Managing Member, Sea Lane Ventures

    • Coinifice, Digital Currency and Asset Solutions, Yuri Zamostin, CEO

    • FinScend, Dispute Technology for Banks, Aaron Lazor, CEO & Co-Founder and Moshe Teren, CTO & Co-Founder

    • CyGov, Intelligent Cyber Security, Yair Solow, CEO & Co-Founder

    • Moderated by Fred Tannenbaum, Partner, Gould & Ratner LLP

    • Held at 1871

    HOW THE CRISIS OF 2008 SHAPED ECONOMIC THOUGHT IN THE PAST DECADE

    • Members Only

    • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm

    • Featuring Professor Assaf Patir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    • Presented in cooperation with American Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the America - Israel Economic Forum

    • Hosted by Bank Leumi USA, Marc Pershan & Dror Zetouni

    U.S. - ISRAEL STARTUPS INVESTOR EVENTS

    • July 24, 2018 at 7pm in Highland Park; July 25, 2017 at 12pm in Chicago

    • Featuring OurCrowd, Data.World, enVerid, RealView Imaging

    ISRAEL'S ORCAM AND THE POWER OF ARTIFICIAL VISION

    • Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm in Chicago

    • Featuring: Aliza Olenick, Area Sales Manager, and Motti Attia, Regional Sales Manager who will demonstrae and discuss OrCam's MyEye2

    • Hosted by AICC Member Leonard Ferber at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

     BRINGING LIFE SCIENCE TO LIFE: THE JOURNEY FROM RESEARCH TO THE REAL WORLD

    • Friday, November 9, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm

    • Featuring:

    • Hosted by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (AICC Member Leonard Ferber)

    BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AWARD CELEBRATION

    • Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 5:30pm - 8:30pm
    • Honoring Edward Seidel, Vice President for Economic Development and Innovation, University of Illinois System Inaugural Interim Director, Discovery Partners Institute (DPI)
    • Remarks: Honorable Aviv Ezra Consul General of Israel to the Midwest; Gail Reiss President and CEO of American Friends of Tel Aviv University. Tel Aviv University is the first international institution to commit to participate in the DPI.
    • Marshall's Landing

    2017

    IANGELS WEBINAR

    • Location: Webinar

    • 9:00 am U.S. Central

    • Wednesday, February 1, 2017

    • Introducing Arbe Robotics Co-Founder & CEO Kobi Marenko

    ISRAEL AGTECH INNOVATION SHOWCASE

    • Locations: Missouri & California

    • March 6 - 9, 2017

    DOING BUSINESS WITH ISRAEL

    • Thursday, March 16, 2017, 6:00 pm

    • Featuring The Honorable Guy Cohen, Consul for Economic Affairs; Head. Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest, and Ms. Lee Afgin, Atomation

    • Held at the Wichita Marriott

    QUALIFIED INVESTOR MEETING - QUAD CITIES

    • Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    • Featuring Scott Dubin, OurCrowd

    THE FUTURE IS HERE: HOW ISRAELI TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING THE WORLD

    • Thursday, March 30, 2017, 5:00 pm -6:15 pm in Moline, IL

    • At the campus of Western Illinois University – Quad Cities

    ISRAEL INNOVATION SHOWCASE - SPRING EDITION

    • Monday, May 22, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm in Chicago, IL

    • Keynote Speaker: Diana Mendley Rauner, First Lady Of The State Of Illinois

    • Moderator: Alyssa Jaffee, Pritzker Group Venture Capital

    • Featuring Israeli companies, founded by women, that you will want to know about: Tali Kogan, Tel Aviv Couture; Ilit Raz, Joonko; & Roni Tehori, Sentic Technologies

    • Held at 1871

    ISRAELI SOCIAL INNOVATION

    • Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm in Chicago, IL

    • Keynote Address: Avi Jorisch, expert and author on Israeli Innovation; founder of the Red Cell Intelligence Group

    • Presented by the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest

    STEAK & STARTUPS

    • Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 5:00pm

    • Featuring iAngels' Lee Moser, VP Investor Relations Director North America and Dana Segev, Investor Relations Director; Inception VR; and Headnote.

    • At Sullivan's Steak House Chicago

    LUNCH WITH CHRIS KENNEDY

    • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    • Hosted at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

    SOCIAL SERVICES: GUARANTOR OF ISRAEL'S ECONOMY & SECURITY

    • Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 12:00 pm

    • Featuring Yael Eckstein, Senior Vice-President, International Fellowship of Christians & Jews

    • Hosted by the International Fellowship of Christians & Jews

    LUNCH WITH J.B. PRITZKER

    • Monday, September 25, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    • Sponsored by Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC

    ISRAEL INNOVATION SHOWCASE & AWARDS CELEBRATION

    • Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm

    • Honoring Jane B. Carlton & Dennis W. Carlton, Creators of the Carlton Fellowship at the University of Chicago

    • Featuring Innovative Israeli Startups

    • Held at 1871

    U.S.-ISRAEL NEXTGEN FIRST RESPONDERS & HLS TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT - "EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES FOR US-ISRAEL TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIPS TO ADVANCE INNOVATIONS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS AND HOMELAND SECURITY"

    • November 15, 2017 at 9:00am - 12:00pm

    • Keynote Presentation By Daniel Cotter, Director, First Responders Group, United States Department of Homeland Security

    • Featuring Major General Tamir Yadai, Commander, Home Front Command, Israel Defense Forces; Major General Richard J. Hayes, Jr., The Adjutant General, Illinois National Guard; Mr. Paul Steinberg, Chief Technology Officer, Motorola Solutions

    • Also Including Panel discussions examining law enforcement & first responders’ future technology needs, as well as how leading companies, venture capitalists and accelerator programs develop and market new technologies

    • Showcase of exciting Israeli and American companies developing next generation solutions

    • Hosted by the Jewish United Fund

    CYBER WARFARE: FROM POLITICAL TERRORISM TO THE BUSINESS WORLD

    • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    • Featuring Israel Defense Force (IDF) Brigadier-General Gal Hirsch

    • Presented in cooperation with The Israel Leadership Institute, Club 1948, and Stand With Us

    • Sponsored by Winston & Strawn, LLP


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