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Seminar: Advancing Innovations for First Responders

January 25, 2018, 2020 | 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

This seminar, “Advancing Innovations for First Responders,” organized by the Ministry of Public Security and the BIRD Foundation, will address the needs and requirements of First Responder organizations in Israel and will also share the experiences of Israeli companies who are active in the First Responders market. Click here for the event website



First responders around the globe share a common mission to ensure the health, safety and security of the people they serve. The First Responders community is looking for innovative technologies and solutions to meet these needs.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 9:30 AM  – 12:00 PM


Campus Tel-Aviv (Google) | 98 Yigal Alon St. Floor 34

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9:30 – 10:00 Registration, Networking and Refreshment
10:00 -10:05 Welcome
Ms. Limor Nakar-Vincent,
BIRD Foundation
10:05 – 10:10 Greetings
Dr. Gad Frishman
, Chief Scientist, Ministry of Public Security
10:10 – 10:50 Addressing the Needs of First Responders
Introduction and Moderation: Mr. Yaron Kron, Ministry of Public Security
Mr. David Funis,
Head of ICT Department, National Fire and Rescue Authority

Mr. Chaim Rafalowski, Disaster Management and EU Research Projects Coordinator,
Magen David Adom
Commander Ofer Shenhav, Head of the Technological Means Development Department, Israel National Police
10:50 – 11:05 Fostering Next Gen Technologies for First Responders
Dr. Eitan Yudilevich
, Executive Director, BIRD Foundation
11:05 – 11:45 The First Responders Market & Cooperation Opportunities
Ms. Carmit Kleinman
, Advanced Technology PM and Ecosystem Manager,

Motorola Solutions
Mr. Eli Ben-Yizhak, Director, Public Safety Solutions, Elbit Systems Land & C4I
Mr. Amotz Koskas, Founder & CEO, SayVU
Mr. Roy Peshin, Chief Technology Officer, Simlat
11:45 – 12:00 Adjournment
Noon Pre-Scheduled Meetings between Companies and First Responder Organizations


The event will be conducted in Hebrew

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First Responders Call for Proposals Submission


January 25, 2018
9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Campus Tel-Aviv (google) – 98 Yigal Alon St. Floor 34, TelAviv


BIRD Foundation