20:41 22.11.2016

The "Ukraine-Israel Forum 2016" will be held on November 24, 2016

The "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 is the 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; Hanna Hopko, Head, Foreign Affairs Committee, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine; 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; Liliya Hrynevych, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine; Yulia Malinovsky, Member of Knesset; Georgiy Logvinsky, Deputy Head, Committee on Human Rights, National Minorities and Interethnic Relations; Head, Subcommittee on International Legal Affairs and Internally Displaced Persons, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine; Borislav Rosenblatt, Deputy Head, Committee on Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine; Daria Isakova, Editor-in-Chief, Landlord; Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, TBC; Olena Lazarieva, Head of Department of Physical Rehabilitation, National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine (NUPESU); Yaroslav Boiko, CEO, Agrilab; Alyssa Trawkina, CIO, Coworking Platforma; 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; Olga Lapushenko, General Manager, LISOD – Clinic of Israel Oncology; Eli Avraham, Head, Comper Center for the Study of Antisemitism and Racism, University of Haifa; Vitaly Chernoivanenko, President, Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies; Leonid Finberg, Director, Jewish Studies Institute; Iryna Golovatenko, Head, Unian Press Center; Vladislav Hrynevych, Historian, Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; Michael Caspi, Owner, Rondo Tourism Company; Albert Feldman, Writer, Artist; Liliya Hrynevych, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine; Alexander Zelichenko, Writer, Publicist; Marina Belinski, Vice-President, National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine; Igor Krivtsun, Deputy Director, Ye. O. Paton Electric Welding Institute; 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.

Participation is free of charge (after registration and confirmation from the organizers) and available for C-suite level representatives only. Registration is open till 2.00pm, November 23, 2016. Participation for media is free of charge (after registration via: www.a7conf.com/uif/en#registration and confirmation from the organizers).

Media accreditation: tel.: +38 044 227 27 77, +38 063 145 87 35, anna@a7-group.com (Contact person: Anna-Veronika Krasnopolska).

Interfax-Ukraine is the general news partner of the event.


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