The Future of Technology Cooperation:

a U.S.-Israel Perspective


Tuesday, June 19, 2007

8:00 am - 2:00 pm
The National Academy of Sciences Building
2100 C St. NW Washington, D.C. 20148


Please join us to celebrate:

The 30th Anniversary of
The Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D (BIRD) Foundation


Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear senior government and industry leaders from Israel and the United States discuss successful technology cooperation and provide a global technology outlook.



Keynote speakers:
Dr. Mark M. Little  
Senior Vice President and Director, GE Global Research

Dr. Vinton G. Cerf
Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google



The program will include the following speakers & guests:

·        The Hon. John D. Negroponte, Deputy Secretary of State,
Department of  State

·        The Hon. Sallai Meridor, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.,        Embassy of Israel

·        The Hon. Robert Cresanti, Under Secretary of Commerce for  Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce

·        The Hon. Alexander "Andy" Karsner, Assistant Secretary for  Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), U.S. Department of Energy

·        Dr. Eli Opper, Chief Scientist, Israel's Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor

·        Dr. Orna Berry, Chairperson, Israel Venture Association

·        Mr. Yoel Gat, Chairman and CEO, RaySat™



Click here to register 




This one-of-a-kind program is organized and sponsored jointly by: The BIRD Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology, The National Academy of Sciences, Israel's Office of the Chief Scientist and The Embassy of Israel.

Case studies and success stories of projects funded by the BIRD Foundation will be presented. Companies, investors, researchers, policy makers and government officials will find this program to be of great value.



For more information, please contact:

In the United States: Limor Nakar-Vincent at Tel: (312) 923-1095

In Israel: Chava Doukhan at Tel: 03-6470710 ext. 307

Sincerely yours,
The BIRD Foundation



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Date 19/06/2007
The National Academy of Sciences Building 2100 C St. NW Washington, D.C. 20148
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