2017 Events


Cyber Warfare: From Political Terrorism to the Business World

  • Tuesday, November Tuesday 21, 2017 at 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Featuring Israel Defense Force (IDF) Brigadier-General Gal Hirsch
  • Presented in cooperation with The Israel Leadership Institute, Club 1948, and Stand With Us
  • Sponsored by Winston & Strawn, LLP

U.S.-Israel NextGen First Responders & HLS Technology Summit - "Exploring Opportunities for US-Israel Technology Partnerships to Advance Innovations for First Responders and Homeland Security"

  • November 15, 2017 at 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Keynote Presentation By Daniel Cotter, Director, First Responders Group, United States Department of Homeland Security
  • Featuring Major General Tamir Yadai, Commander, Home Front Command, Israel Defense Forces; Major General Richard J. Hayes, Jr., The Adjutant General, Illinois National Guard; Mr. Paul Steinberg, Chief Technology Officer, Motorola Solutions
  • Also Including Panel discussions examining law enforcement & first responders’ future technology needs, as well as how leading companies, venture capitalists and accelerator programs develop and market new technologies
  • Showcase of exciting Israeli and American companies developing next generation solutions
  • Hosted by the Jewish United Fund

Israel Innovation showcase & awards Celebration

  • Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Honoring Jane B. Carlton & Dennis W. Carlton, Creators of the Carlton Fellowship at the University of Chicago
  • Featuring Innovative Israeli Startups
  • Held at 1871

Lunch with J.B. Pritzker

  • Monday, September 25, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Sponsored by Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC

SOCIAL SERVICES: GUARANTOR OF ISRAEL'S ECONOMY & SECURITY

  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 12:00 pm
  • Featuring Yael Eckstein, Senior Vice-President, International Fellowship of Christians & Jews
  • Hosted by the International Fellowship of Christians & Jews

LUNCH WITH CHRIS KENNEDY

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 12:00 pm
  • Hosted at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

STEAK & STARTUPS

  • Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 5:00pm
  • Featuring iAngels' Lee Moser, VP Investor Relations Director North America and Dana Segev, Investor Relations Director; Inception VR; and Headnote.
  • At Sullivan's Steak House Chicago

ISRAELI SOCIAL INNOVATION

  • Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm in Chicago, IL
  • Keynote Address: Avi Jorisch, expert and author on Israeli Innovation; founder of the Red Cell Intelligence Group
  • Presented by the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest

ISRAEL INNOVATION SHOWCASE - Spring Edition

  • Monday, May 22, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm in Chicago, IL
  • Keynote Speaker: Diana Mendley Rauner, First Lady Of The State Of Illinois
  • Moderator: Alyssa Jaffee, Pritzker Group Venture Capital
  • Featuring Israeli companies, founded by women, that you will want to know about: Tali Kogan, Tel Aviv Couture; Ilit Raz, Joonko; & Roni Tehori, Sentic Technologies
  • Held at 1871

THE FUTURE IS HERE: HOW ISRAELI TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING THE WORLD

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017, 5:00 pm -6:15 pm in Moline, IL
  • At the campus of Western Illinois University – Quad Cities

Qualified Investor Meeting - Quad Cities

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Featuring Scott Dubin, OurCrowd

DOING BUSINESS WITH ISRAEL

  • Thursday, March 16, 2017, 6:00 pm
  • Featuring The Honorable Guy Cohen, Consul for Economic Affairs; Head. Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest, and Ms. Lee Afgin, Atomation
  • Held at the Wichita Marriott

ISRAEL AGTECH INNOVATION SHOWCASE

  • Locations: Missouri & California
  • March 6 - 9, 2017

IANGELS WEBINAR

  • Location: Webinar
  • 9:00 am U.S. Central
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2017
  • Introducing Arbe Robotics Co-Founder & CEO Kobi Marenko