events

 

    how the crisis of 2008 shaped economic thought in the past decade

    • Members Only
    • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    • Featuring Professor Assaf Patir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    • Presented in cooperation with American Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the America - Israel Economic Forum
    • Hosted by Bank Leumi USA, Marc Pershan & Dror Zetouni


    Past 2018 Events

    Annual Board & Membership Meeting

    • Monday, February 26, 2017 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Featuring Andrea Zopp, President & CEO of World Business Chicago
    • Remarks from Eugene Kandel, CEO of Start-Up Nation Central
    • Election of incoming Officers & Directors
    • Hosted by McGuireWoods LLP, Scott Glickson, Partner 

    Improving Agriculture From Below

    • Monday, March 19, 2018, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (CDT)
    • Networking, Discussion, and Breakfast
    • Featuring: Professor Shimon Rachmilevitch, Director of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands and Chair of the Israeli Society of Plant Science
    • Presented in cooperation with American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Great Lakes Region; and the America - Israel Economic Forum
    • Sponsored by Scharf Banks Marmor LLC

    Meeting With Congressman Brad Schneider, IL 10th Congressional District

    • Hosted at a private home in Highland Park, IL

    ISRAEL INNOVATION SHOWCASE SPRING EDITION - FINTECH

    • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 5:30pm – 8:30pm
    • Gilles Gade, Founder, President and CEO, CrossRiver, A FinTech Bank "Banking as a Platform"
    • Fred Hoch, Founder and General Partner, Technexus Venture Collaborative; Executive Chairman, Illinois Technology Association (ITA); Managing Member, Sea Lane Ventures
    • FinTech Startups: Coinifice, Digital Currency and Asset Solutions, Yuri Zamostin, CEO; FinScend, Dispute Technology for Banks, Aaron Lazor, CEO & Co-Founder and Moshe Teren, CTO & Co-Founder; CyGov, Intelligent Cyber Security, Yair Solow, CEO & Co-Founder
    • Moderated by Fred Tannenbaum, Partner, Gould & Ratner LLP
    • Held at 1871

    2017

    CYBER WARFARE: FROM POLITICAL TERRORISM TO THE BUSINESS WORLD

    • Tuesday, November 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