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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
  • With america - Israel Economic Forum
  • 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, and America - Israel Economic Forum
    • Hosted by McGuireWoods LLP

      ISRAEL'S SECRET: THE LINK BETWEEN IDF'S 8200 UNIT AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SUCCESS

      • Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
      • Featuring Dean Sysman, CEO/Co-Founder, Axonius; and Yonatan Striem Amit, CTO, Co-Founder, Cybereason
      • With CyberTech, the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, FinTank, and America - Israel Economic Forum
      • Sponsored by: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (Leonard Ferber, AICC member)

      2019 BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AWARD CELEBRATION: SPOTLIGHT ON REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

      • Monday, November 4, 2019 at 5:30PM to 8:30PM
      • Business Leadership Award Honoree: Scott Goodman, Founding Principal, Farpoint Development
      • With America - Israel Economic Forum
      • Marshall's Landing


      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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