Agenda

Please note that events may be subject to change.

Day 1

Pre-Conference

Monday, February 26

08:00 AM - 08:30 AM

Registration / Check In

Holland & Knight

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Kickoff Breakfast Session

Welcome Remarks

Meital Stavinsky
Partner, Holland & Knight

Romi Bhatia
Executive Director, The Idea Center

Holland & Knight

08:35 AM - 09:00AM

Keynote Speaker

Dan Senor (invited)
Co-Author of Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle

Holland & Knight

09:00 AM - 10:30 PM

Panel Discussion:

Introducing the Investment Climate in Florida and Opportunities for Israeli & Miami Startups

Moderator:
Michael Vaknin
Chief Economist, JP Morgan

Speaker #1:
Dr. Vicki Rabenou
Founder and CEO, Startup Nation Ventures

Speaker #2:
 Brian Brackeen
Founder & CEO, Kairos, Inc.

Speaker #3:
Laura Gonzalez-Estefani
Founder and CEO, The Venture City (invited)

30-Minute Q&A

Holland & Knight

10:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Miami Showcase

Israeli and Miami startups visit local strategic partners and hold B2B meetings with Florida companies.

CIC Miami

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Investor Pitch Session
(By invitation only)

Israeli and Miami startups pitch to Florida-based investors.

The Idea Center

Room 8525

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

VIP Dinner
(By invitation only)

TUYO

Day 2

Startup Nation Conference

Tuesday, February 27

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Breakfast & Registration

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

09:00 AM - 09:05 AM

Opening Remarks

Romi Bhatia
Executive Director, The Idea Center

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

Welcome Remarks

09:05 AM - 09:15AM

Damian Thorman

VP and Chief Innovation Officer at MDC

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

09:15AM - 09:25 AM

Nimrod Cohen

Managing Partner of TAU Ventures

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

09:25 AM - 09:35 AM

Keynote Address:

Augmented and Virtual Reality

Speaker: TBC

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

09:40 AM - 10:40 AM

Entrepreneur Presentations:

Augmented and Virtual Reality

10 Israeli and Miami startups will give their 5-minute pitch to the audience.

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

10:40 AM - 11:15 AM

Networking Break

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

11:20 AM - 11:30 AM

Keynote Address:

Artificial Intelligence

Speaker: TBC

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Entrepreneur Presentations:

Artificial Intelligence

10 Israeli and Miami startups will give their 5-minute pitch to the audience.

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

12:30 PM - 01:45 PM

Lunch & Networking

Building 3

Terrace, 5th Floor

01:50 PM - 02:00 PM

Keynote Address:

Cybersecurity

Speaker:

Adi Dar
CEO of Cyberbit

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Entrepreneur Presentations:

Cyber Security

10 Israeli and Miami startups will give their 5-minute pitch to the audience.

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Networking Coffee Break

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

04:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Closing Remarks

 

Speaker:

Dan Senor (invited)

Co-Author of Startup Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle

MDC Auditorium

Building 1. Room 1261

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Reception & Networking

Building 3

Terrace, 5th Floor

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