events

Business leadership award celebration

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Honoring Edward Seidel, Vice President for Economic Development and Innovation for the University of Illinois System; and Interim Director for the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI).
  • At Marshall's Landing


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

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

U.S. - Israel Startups Investor events

  • July 24, 2018 at 7pm in Highland Park; July 25, 2017 at 12pm in Chicago
  • Featuring OurCrowd, Data.World, enVerid, RealView Imaging

ISRAEL'S ORCAM AND THE POWER OF ARTIFICIAL VISION

  • Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm in Chicago
  • Featuring: Aliza Olenick, Area Sales Manager, and Motti Attia, Regional Sales Manager who will demonstrae and discuss OrCam's MyEye2
  • Hosted by AICC Member Leonard Ferber at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
     

 


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