Exploring the most urgent challenges of the 21st century Roger Kornberg, Nobel Laureate, Chemistry; Professor of Structural Biology, Stanford University Moderator: Isaiah (Shy) Arkin
New data on startup capital and the Israeli innovation pipeline Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Bloomberg News
The Landscape of Global Investment Inside the financial services firms fueling the next wave of Israeli tech Financial services companies are fueling Israeli innovation by connecting startups with multinational companies that can take technology to market and reap big rewards. What are the challenges and opportunities ahead for Israeli tech?
Energy, agriculture and infrastructure for a crowded planet Rising population and the scarcity of water, food and clean energy present significant global challenges. This session will explore data on the state of innovation in energy and environmental science and examine how new investment opportunities can sustain a crowded planet. Catherine D.
The Health of Nations Biological, agricultural, environmental and medical sciences that are saving the planet Oded Shoseyov, Co-Founder, CollPlant, Melodea, Biobetter, and Cannabi-Tech
Innovations in materials science, marine transportation and healthcare Meital Reches, Founder, NanoAF
Maxine Fassberg, Executive in Residence and Intel Vice President, Intel Capital
Yaron Daniely, Chief Executive Officer, Yissum
Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Laureate, Economics, interviewed by Aryeh B. Bourkoff, Founder and CEO of Lion Tree
Cognitive computing and the age of artificial intelligence The World Economic Forum has proclaimed that the exponential pace of innovation and technological change around the world represents the emergence of a Fourth Industrial Revolution, "characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres."
The frontiers of biology and brain science The opportunities for brain science to radically improve lives and contribute to social progress are limitless. Entrepreneurs at the forefront of this discipline have combined seemingly disparate research areas in new ways.
Surveillance and the future of cybersecurity Cyberterrorism is one of the most disruptive and destructive weapons of the 21st century. In today's always-on, always-online world, it is relevant to everyone. Governments, organizations, and lone criminals and terrorists all use cyberterrorism in some form.
Teaching machines to see Shmuel Peleg, Co-Founder, BriefCam and Humaneyes
How nanotechnology has created a fourth industrial revolution Shlomo Magdassi, Award-Winning Inventor, 3-D printing, solar energy and biomedical systems
Scaling breakthroughs in nanotechnology Uri Banin, Founder, Qlight Nanotech
Harnessing the Israeli innovation model to solve global challenges Israel has long pioneered original solutions to some of the world's most vexing challenges by integrating disciplines, technologies, sectors, talent and financial vehicles.
Alan Patricof, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Greycroft LLC; Founder, Apax Partners is interviewed by Jason Kelly, New York Bureau Chief and Executive Editor of Television, Bloomberg
Isaiah (Shy) Arkin, Vice President for Research and Development, the Hebrew University Marc O. Mayer, Board President, American Friends of The Hebrew University
NEXUS:ISRAEL is an interactive conference with leading finance, investment & business professionals.