Past Programs

2018 - 2017

ANNUAL BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETING

  • Monday, February 26, 2018 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

 BRINGING LIFE SCIENCE TO LIFE: THE JOURNEY FROM RESEARCH TO THE REAL WORLD

  • Friday, November 9, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm

  • Featuring:

  • Hosted by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (AICC Member Leonard Ferber)

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AWARD CELEBRATION

  • Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 5:30pm - 8:30pm

  • Honoring Edward Seidel, Vice President for Economic Development and Innovation, University of Illinois System Inaugural Interim Director, Discovery Partners Institute (DPI)

  • Remarks: Honorable Aviv Ezra Consul General of Israel to the Midwest; Gail Reiss President and CEO of American Friends of Tel Aviv University. Tel Aviv University is the first international institution to commit to participate in the DPI.

  • Marshall's Landing