“Ukraine-Israel Forum 2016. 25 years of Diplomatic Relations: From Common Heritage to a Shared Vision” will take place on November 24, 2016 in Kyiv.
Forum Organizer - Embassy of Israel in Ukraine, Co-organizer - A7 CONFERENCES.
The forum is organized on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relationships between Israel and Ukraine. The main goal of the event is to highlight the economic, cultural and political achievements of the 25 years of relations.
The forum will bring together the government officials, business and international financial institutions representatives, academics and public personalities from Ukraine and Israel in order to discuss the prospects of promoting the dialogue, which should be the key to further fruitful cooperation between the countries.
During the panel discussions the participants will have a chance to hear the success stories, future plans and pressing issues of the agricultural, tourism, education, health and other sectors. A distinctive part of the forum will be a discussion on the consideration of the main priorities and directions of the future Ukrainian-Israeli cooperation.
The main feature of the event will be a lecture by the Speaker of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset), Mr. Yuli (Yoel) Edelstein to be followed by a political roundtable between members of both parliaments.
As a special event, there will be a presentation of a unique Israeli company ReWalk Robotics whose technology enables disabled people to walk. The presentation will include, for the first time in Ukraine, a demonstration of this technology.
Among the Forum speakers are: Eliav Belotserkovsky, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to Ukraine; Andriy Kulykov, Chairman, Hromadske Radio; Georgiy Logvinsky, Deputy Head, Committee on Human Rights, National Minorities and Interethnic Relations, Head, Subcommittee on International Legal Affairs and Internally Displaced; Yoel Hasson, Member of Knesset, Yoel Razvozov, Member of Knesset; Yulia Malinovsky, Member of Knesset; Daria Isakova, Editor-in-Chief, Landlord; Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, TBC; Lyubomyr Dykun, Vice-President, Ukrainian Diary Association; Dmitro Nikolaiev, Project Manager, Ukraine Horticulture Business Development Project (UHBDP); Sergiy Savranskiy, Director, Netafim Ukraine; Anna Serokurova, PR Director, Israel Government Tourist Office in Kiev; Shahar David Shilo, Head, Negev Highlands, Tourism Association; Eli Avraham, Head, Comper Center for the Study of Antisemitism and Racism, University of Haifa; Daria Kariakina, Director General, Outlook Project; Iryna Golovatenko, Head, Unian Press Center; Michal Caspi, Owner, Rondo Tourism Company; Albert Feldman, Writer, Artist; Liliya Hrynevych, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine; Zeev Khanin, Chief Scientist, Israeli Ministry of Immigration Absorption; Mikhael Zinigrad, Rector, Head of Materials Research Center, Ariel University; Alexander Zelichenko, Writer, Publicist; Anatoly Podolsky, Ukrainian Scholar and Candidate of Historical Science; Peter Bach, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv; Yaron Sacher, Head, Department of Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Loewenstein Rehabilitation Hospital; Mark Sherman, Head of Medical Psychology Division, Trauma Expert, North District; Maxim Goldenberg, Emergency Management and International Relations Expert, Israel Trauma Coalition, Representative of LISOD Hospital, TBC; Evgeniy Imas, Head, Kiev National University of Sport, TBC; Rafael Yucha, CEO, Art Zavod Platforna; Raz Peleg, East Europe Sales Director, MOBILEYE; Roman Gold, Managing Partner, JS Capital; Elena Donest, CEO, Tel Aviv University Entrepreneurship Center (STARTAU); Maxim Yacover, Founder, Chasopys Creative Space; Cofounder, DreamKyiv; Maxim Rabinovich, Development Director, Nova Poshta; Alyssa Trawkina, CIO, Coworking Platforma; Samion Goldin, Senior Research Fellow, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Vladislav Grinvich, Historian, Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and others.
Forum Organizer - Embassy of Israel in Ukraine, Co-organizer - A7 CONFERENCES. General Radio Partner – Radio Holos Stolytsy, General News Partner – Interfax-Ukraine, Exclusive Business Media Partner – “Business” newspaper. Media Partners: Ukrainian Business Journal, Business Views, KyivPost, Bizreliz. Supported by: SUP, Year of Europe in Ukraine 2020.
Agenda and additional information can be found at: www.a7conf.com/uif/en
The venue: InterContinental Kyiv Hotel, 2А, Velyka Zhytomyrska St, Kyiv.