Program

09.11.2017 | Avenue convention & events center
Plenary
08:00–09:00    Gathering and Exhibition Tour
09:00–10:50     First Session/Opening Strategic Session - “Unmanned Systems in the Modern Era”
09:00–09:10    Opening Remarks and Greetings
09:10–09:30    The RPA development & support in the IAF missions, and their attribution to the IDF
09:30–09:50    Unmanned Aerial Systems - Emerging needs and trends
09:50–10:10    Autonomous systems in the modern era - Intelligence & operational innovation
10:10–10:30    The new air layer of the ground forces
10:30–10:50    From UAV World to Decisive Intelligence
10:50–11:20     Morning Break & Exhibition Tour
11:20–13:30    Breakout Sessions - Sessions 2 and 3 | Hall A&B
13:30–14:30    Lunch Break & Tour of Exhibition
14:30–16:15    Session 4 - Advanced Concepts and Trends in Unmanned Systems
14:30–14:50    Drone race, from hobby to sport (live demonstration)
14:50–15:10    Unbelievable Maf'at program and unmanned systems
15:10–15:30    Civil RPA's - Current revolution and future trends
15:30–15:50    "Between heaven and earth" - Shared operational-technical insights on unmanned systems air and ground space
15:50–16:10    Multi-rotor systems in the Israeli armed forces - Current status and future trends
08:00–09:00
Gathering and Exhibition Tour
09:00–10:50
First Session/Opening Strategic Session - “Unmanned Systems in the Modern Era”
In collaboration with the Fisher Institute for Air & Space Strategic Studies

Moderators:
Brig. Gen (Ret.) Abraham Assael
, CEO, the Fisher Institute for Air & Space Strategic Studies
Mr. Alon Unger, UVID Conference chairman

09:00–09:10
Opening Remarks and Greetings

Mr. Amir Rapaport, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Israel Defense
Mr. Alon Unger, Founder and Chairman of the UVID Conference

09:10–09:30
The RPA development & support in the IAF missions, and their attribution to the IDF

Brig. Gen. Tomer Bar, Chief of Air Staff, IDF

09:30–09:50
Unmanned Aerial Systems - Emerging needs and trends

Col. (Res.) Ofer Haruvi, CTO, VP  Strategy and R&D, IAI’s Military Aircrafts Group 

09:50–10:10
Autonomous systems in the modern era - Intelligence & operational innovation

Dr. Ran Gozali, Executive vice president, RD&E division, general manager, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

10:10–10:30
The new air layer of the ground forces

Brig. Gen. Alon Klosse, Chief artillery officer, IDF

10:30–10:50
From UAV World to Decisive Intelligence

Mr. Elad Aharonson, Executive vice president and general manager, ISTAR division, Elbit Systems

10:50–11:20
Morning Break & Exhibition Tour
11:20–13:30
Breakout Sessions - Sessions 2 and 3 | Hall A&B
13:30–14:30
Lunch Break & Tour of Exhibition
14:30–16:15
Session 4 - Advanced Concepts and Trends in Unmanned Systems

Moderators:
Mr. Amir Rapaport,
Founder and Editor-in-Chief , Israel Defense & Cybertech
Mr. Alon Unger, UVID Conference chairman

14:30–14:50
Drone race, from hobby to sport (live demonstration)

Mr. Roi Bachar, CIO, FRIL (FPV Racing Israel League)

14:50–15:10
Unbelievable Maf'at program and unmanned systems

Brig. Gen. Nir Halamish, head of military R&D, IMOD

15:10–15:30
Civil RPA's - Current revolution and future trends

Mr. Benny Davidor, Head of air-worthiness branch, ICAA

15:30–15:50
"Between heaven and earth" - Shared operational-technical insights on unmanned systems air and ground space

Lt. Col. Alon Levin, Head of robotics, DDR&D, IMOD

15:50–16:10
Multi-rotor systems in the Israeli armed forces - Current status and future trends

LTC Menahem Landau, Head of UAV branch, DDR&D aeronautical division, IMOD

Hall A
11:20–13:30     Second Session - Unmanned vehicles – UAV Operational Challenges
11:20–11:40    Missiles and munitions for unmanned aerial vehicles - Global market analysis and forecast
11:40–12:00    Extending the smaller, superior, economical envelope of small UAS for military & civilian apps
12:00–12:20    Cyber and communications for unmanned systems - Threats and solutions
12:20–12:40    Multi rotor for military uses - from idea to operation
12:40–13:00    The impact of 3D printing on drone technology
13:00–13:15    Mission Synergy by cooperative guidance of unmanned systems
13:15–13:30    "Needle in a haystack" - dynamically improving operational information displayed to UAV operators
11:20–13:30
Second Session - Unmanned vehicles – UAV Operational Challenges

Modereator: Mr. Tal Inbar, Space & UAV Research Center, Fisher Institute for Air & Space Strategic Studies

11:20–11:40
Missiles and munitions for unmanned aerial vehicles - Global market analysis and forecast

Mr. Yaki Baranes, Director, head of business strategy consulting division, Baker Tilly Israel

11:40–12:00
Extending the smaller, superior, economical envelope of small UAS for military & civilian apps

Mr. Ronen Nadir, CEO, BlueBird AeroSystems

12:00–12:20
Cyber and communications for unmanned systems - Threats and solutions

Mr. Shai Palti, CEO, Commtact

12:20–12:40
Multi rotor for military uses - from idea to operation

Mr. Zvi Dinar,  Director of innovation and R&D, Aeronautics

12:40–13:00
The impact of 3D printing on drone technology

Mr. Ran Carmeli, CEO, Polymertal

13:00–13:15
Mission Synergy by cooperative guidance of unmanned systems

Prof. Tal Shima, Technion

13:15–13:30
"Needle in a haystack" - dynamically improving operational information displayed to UAV operators

Mr. Yuval Zack, Ph.D candidate, Ben Gurion University

Hall B
11:20–13:30    Third session - Innovation in Security and Civil Applications in Unmanned Systems
11:20–11:40    4G LTE mobile internet for multi drones missions (live demo)
11:40–12:00    Advancing Beyond Visual-Line-Of-Sight UAS Operations Leveraging Live, Virtual, and Constructive Technologies
12:00–12:20    Importance of an on-board video processing in modern micro gimbals
12:20–12:40    UAV remote sensing - From lemons to lemonade
12:40–13:00    Innovations in unmanned naval systems in Israel and abroad
13:00–13:30    Special start up session - in collaboration with Ecomotion
11:20–13:30
Third session - Innovation in Security and Civil Applications in Unmanned Systems

Moderator: Mr. Yuval Peshin, CEO, Simlat, & VP, AUVSI Israel at the AEAI

* The session will take place without simultaneous translation

11:20–11:40
4G LTE mobile internet for multi drones missions (live demo)

Mr. Itshak Omer, CTO, Amber Group

11:40–12:00
Advancing Beyond Visual-Line-Of-Sight UAS Operations Leveraging Live, Virtual, and Constructive Technologies

Andrew D. Shepherd, PhD., Director, Unmanned aerial systems, Sinclair college, Dayton, Ohio

12:00–12:20
Importance of an on-board video processing in modern micro gimbals

Mr. Konstantins Krivovs, Business Development Manager, UAVFACTORY LTD.

12:20–12:40
UAV remote sensing - From lemons to lemonade

Mr. Erez Biton, CEO, Terrascan

12:40–13:00
Innovations in unmanned naval systems in Israel and abroad

Maj. Oren Gal, Head & CTO, Autonomous vehicles section, IDF Navy

13:00–13:30
Special start up session - in collaboration with Ecomotion

Moderator: Ms. Orlie Dahan, EcoMotion Executive Director

Endurance solution for UAV`S \\ Col (Ret.) Erez Kabariti, Product development manager, M-Energy
Robust platform & specialized payloads \\ Mr. Boaz Peled, CEO, First Airborne
The next generation of rotors and propellers \\ Mr. Philippe Roitman, CEO, Optivector
Recognition solution for UAV industrial manufactureres \\ Mr. Jeremie Brabet-Adonajlo, Founder and CEO, Pzartech
Defend your GPS \\ Mr. Omer Sharar, CEO, GPSDome