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Keynote Speakers

Nechemia (Chemi) J. Peres
Nechemia (Chemi) J. Peres
Managing General Partner and Co-Founder of Pitango
Shmuel (Mooly) Eden
Shmuel (Mooly) Eden
Former Intel Senior Vice President and President Intel Israel,
Chairman, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Deborah DiSanzo
Deborah DiSanzo
General Manager, IBM Watson Health, Cambridge, MA, USA
Dr. Gil Bar-Nahum, PhD
Dr. Gil Bar-Nahum, PhD
Managing Director at Jefferies International, London, UK
Aharon Aharon
Aharon Aharon
CEO, Israel Innovation Authority, Israel
Prof. Nir Barzilai, MD
Prof. Nir Barzilai, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
Dr. Lloyd Klickstein, MD, PhD
Dr. Lloyd Klickstein, MD, PhD
Head of Translational Medicine, New Indications Discovery Unit Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Novartis, Cambridge, MA, USA

Personal Diagnostics and Personal Medicine

Eran Eden, PhD
Eran Eden, PhD
CEO MEMed Ltd, Israel
Yarmela Pavlovic
Yarmela Pavlovic
Hogan Lovells, San Francisco, CA, USA
Randy J. Prebula
Randy J. Prebula
Hogan Lovells, Washington, DC, USA
Prof. Yuval Dor, MD
Prof. Yuval Dor, MD
The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Prof. Gal Markel, MD, PhD
Prof. Gal Markel, MD, PhD
Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
Dr. Mark D. Stovsky, MD, MBA
Dr. Mark D. Stovsky, MD, MBA
Cleveland Clinic Ventures and Cleveland Clinic Innovations, Cleveland, OH, USA
Dr. Iris Grossman, PhD
Dr. Iris Grossman, PhD
Vice President, Head of Personalized & Predictive Medicine, Analytics and Big Data (PPM-ABD), Global R&D at Teva Pharmaceuticals
Stefan Riese
Stefan Riese
GE Healthcare Life Sciences, Germany

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Prof. Michal Beeri, PhD
Prof. Michal Beeri, PhD
Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
Dr. Ilana Schlesinger, MD
Dr. Ilana Schlesinger, MD
Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
Prof. Nir Giladi, MD
Prof. Nir Giladi, MD
Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
Prof. Shai Efrati, MD
Prof. Shai Efrati, MD
The Sagol Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Research, Israel
Dr. Shahar Arzy, MD, PhD
Dr. Shahar Arzy, MD, PhD
Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Eric Karran, PhD
Eric Karran, PhD
Vice President, Distinguished Research Fellow, Foundational Neuroscience Center at AbbVie, USA
David Simon, PhD
David Simon, PhD
Medtronic, RTG Brain Therapies Neurosurgery, Louisville, CO, USA

The Impact of Aging on population Health and World Economy

Prof. Shlomo Noy, MD
Prof. Shlomo Noy, MD
Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
Prof. Tzvi Dwolatzky, MD, MBBCh
Prof. Tzvi Dwolatzky, MD, MBBCh
Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
Ziv Ofek
Ziv Ofek
Founder and CEO, CDI (Center for Digital Innovation)
Stephen A. Kagan, MD, FACP
Stephen A. Kagan, MD, FACP
Healthy Ageing Center of Excellence; Senior Director, Rare Disease, Global Medical Affairs,Pfizer, Inc., USA

Digital Health for the Elderly

Dr. Tejash Shah, MD
Dr. Tejash Shah, MD
Director of Strategy & Business Development, Digital Health, Samsung’s Strategy and Innovation, USA
Antonio (Tony) Estrella
Antonio (Tony) Estrella
Managing Partner, Head of Health Innovation at LumenLab, MetLife Innovation Centre, Singapore
Sudipto Srivastava
Sudipto Srivastava
Senior Director, eHealth at Mount Sinai Health System, USA
Allen Kamer
Allen Kamer
Managing Partner, OurCrowd Qure, Israel
Prof. Eugene Kandel
Prof. Eugene Kandel
CEO, Startup Nation Central, Israel
Assaf Sella
Assaf Sella
Kytera Technologies, Israel

Regenerative and Cell Therapies

Steven E. Cohen, MD
Steven E. Cohen, MD
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. USA
Prof. Benjamin Reubinoff, MD, PhD
Prof. Benjamin Reubinoff, MD, PhD
Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Esther Lukasiewics Hagai, MD, PhD
Esther Lukasiewics Hagai, MD, PhD
Pluristem Ltd., Israel
Dr. Ora Dar, PhD
Dr. Ora Dar, PhD
Israel Innovation Authority, Israel
Charles Kessler, PhD
Charles Kessler, PhD
Principal Scientific Officer, DG Research & Innovation, Health – E5, European Commission
Jim Knight
Jim Knight
Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Development, BioTime, Inc., USA
Zami Aberman
Zami Aberman
CEO, Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. Israel

Robotics Role in Aging

Paul Hermes
Paul Hermes
Entrepreneur In Residence, Surgical Innovations, Medtronic, New Haven, CT, USA
Prof. Gal A. Kaminka, PhD
Prof. Gal A. Kaminka, PhD
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Dr. Maja Rudinac, PhD
Dr. Maja Rudinac, PhD
CEO, Robot Care Systems, The Hague Area, Netherlands
Prof. Alon Wolf, PhD
Prof. Alon Wolf, PhD
Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Prof. Filippo Cavallo, PhD
Prof. Filippo Cavallo, PhD
The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Prof. Yael Idan, PhD
Prof. Yael Idan, PhD
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Prof. Tamar Weiss, PhD
Prof. Tamar Weiss, PhD
University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Prof. Tal Oron-Gilad, PhD
Prof. Tal Oron-Gilad, PhD
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Prof. Dario Liebermann, PhD
Prof. Dario Liebermann, PhD
Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Dor Skuler
Dor Skuler
CEO, Intuition Robotics, Ramat Gan, Israel
Prof. Sigal Berman, PhD
Prof. Sigal Berman, PhD
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel

Age Related Diseases

Prof. Amir Lerman, MD
Prof. Amir Lerman, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Prof. Haim Danenberg, MD
Prof. Haim Danenberg, MD
Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Prof. Rafi Beyar, MD, PhD
Prof. Rafi Beyar, MD, PhD
Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
Prof. Anat Lowewnstein, MD
Prof. Anat Lowewnstein, MD
Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
Rachel W. Humphrey, MD
Rachel W. Humphrey, MD
SVP, Chief Medical Officer, CytomX Therapeutics, USA
Prof. Dror Harats, MD
Prof. Dror Harats, MD
Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel

Longevity: Genetics and Epigenetics

Prof. Nir Barzilai, MD
Prof. Nir Barzilai, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
Prof. Steven N. Austad, PhD
Prof. Steven N. Austad, PhD
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
Prof. Haim Cohen, PhD
Prof. Haim Cohen, PhD
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Prof. James L. Kirkland, MD, PhD
Prof. James L. Kirkland, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

TTO

Mr. Gil Granot-Mayer
Mr. Gil Granot-Mayer
Yeda Research & Development Co. Ltd., Israel