Israel’s Chief Scientist Avi Hasson is due to visit Australia for a week of events and meetings designed to deepen and strengthen bilateral economic, technological and scientific ties.
Hasson will also be a keynote speaker at the First Israel-Australia Investment Summit 2015 (The Bridge).
The week-long visit which will begin Nov. 23rd, is being hosted by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) with support from the Israel Trade Commission in Sydney.
The Israel-Australia Summit is the premier Israel-focused event that aims to bring together top entrepreneurs, innovators and investors from Israel, Australia and the region for an intense series of discussions, deal-making sessions and networking.
Telstra, the major partner for this summit, will host the event in their brand new Customer Insight Centre in Sydney. The event will feature speakers from Israel, Australia and the region with a keynote address by Avi Hasson.
The Summit will focus on innovation and investment – building the relationships between startups, investors and major corporations to bring new ideas and disruptive technologies into fruition. Some of the topics that will be explored during the summit include: fintech and cyber-security, cloud infrastructure,
E-health, agtech and food tech, analytics and customer behavior, new media, innovative ways to invest, IPO versus exits as well as Impact Investments.