The Fifth Annual International Ilan Ramon Space Conference, 2010

 27-28 January 2010

 

 

 

You can listen to some of the lectures through the orange links  below 

 Pictures From The Conference

Pictures From the Pre-conference 

 

 

27 January 2010

 

Opening Session - Space Exploration 

07:45 – Registration

08:30 - The Herzliya Municipal Youth Orchestra

conducted by Yehuda Grinboim

 

Greeting and Opening remarks:

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Asaf Agmon, Head, Fisher Institute

Yael German, Mayor of Herzliya, Host City

The Honorable Rabbi Prof. Daniel Hershkowitz,

MK, Minister of Science and Technology

 

Memorial service for the STS 107 

 

Ilan Ramon scholarships awarding ceremony 

The Honorable Prof. Daniel Hershkowitz, MK,

Minister of Science and Technology

Menachem Greenblum, Director General, Ministry

of Science and Technology

Dr. Zvi Kaplan, CEO, Israeli Space Agency

Rona Ramon

 

Address by HE Shimon Peres

President of the State of Israel 

Presenter: Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Herzle Bodinger,

former IAF Commander, Director of the

Fisher Institute

 

Keynote lecture – The USA Space Vision 

Charles F. Bolden Jr., NASA Administrator, USA

 

Heads of Space Agencies Panel 

Moderator: Dr. Zvi Kaplan, CEO, Israel Space

Agency - ISA

Panel: Charles F. Bolden Jr., NASA,

Administrator, USA

Enrico Saggese, President, ASI, Italy

Dr. Thierry Duquesne, Director CNES, France

 

11:45 - Break

 

12:15 - Presenter: Prof. Yehuda Hayut, former President of

Haifa University, Director of the Fisher Institute

 

Change – a View from Space 

 

Dr. Diane L. Evans, Earth Science & Technology,

JPL, NASA , USA

 

Climate Changes – an Alternate View 

Prof. Nir Shaviv, Racah Institute of Physics, The

Hebrew University

 

13:30 - Lunch

 

14:45 - Presenter: Tal Inbar, Head of Space & UAV

 

Research Center, Fisher Institute

Life Aboard the International Space Station 

Dr. Christer Fuglesang, Astronaut, ESA - NASA

 

Advance Payloads for Planetary Space Missions 

Jeff Sneller, Northrop-Grumman, USA

 

15:40 - Break

 

Afternoon Session – Space as a Vital Factor 

of National Security 

16:00 - Presenter: Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Dan Tolkowsky,

former IAF Commander

 

IAF Commander Annual Address 

Maj. Gen. Ido Nehushtan

 

Presenter: Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Herzle Bodinger, former

IAF Commander, Director of the Fisher Institute

Space as a National Asset for the USA 

Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, US STRATCOM Commander

 

28 January 2010

 

Morning Session Operationally - Responsive Space 

 

07:45 - Registration

 

08:30 - A musical interlude by the students of Herzliya

Conservatory of Music

 

Responsive Space – Motivation, Trends and Technology 

Tal Inbar, Head of Space & UAV Research Center,

Fisher Institute

 

Responsive Space – Israeli View 

Lt. Col. Ofer Lapid, Space Directorate, MOD

 

Hyper Spectral Sense from Space 

Ofer Braun, Head of Spectral Intelligence, Elbit-Elop

 

Cosmo - Skymed: Between the Constellation Completion and the Second Generation Start 

Arnaldo Capuzi - ISA

 

Responsive Launch Operations 

Christophe Bauer, Director of Commercial Sales, Space X, USA

 

11:00 - Break

 

11:30 - Presenter: Prof. David Mendelovich, Cheif Scientist,

Ministry of Science and Technology

Space Indexes – As a Tool for Makers 

Jay Gullish, Sr, programmer, Futron, USA

 

The Roadmap of Spacecom 

David Pollack, CEO, Spacecom

 

Amos 4 - An Advanced Communication Satellite 

Giora Eyran, AMOS 4 program Manager, IAI

 

Laser Communication for LEO Satellites 

Amit Bergman, Space Administration, RAFAEL

 

Satellite Communications Solutions for Emergency Response & Disaster Recovery 

Erez Entebi, CEO, Network Systems - GNS

 

Remarks by the Head of the Fisher Institute Brig. Gen. (Res.) Asaf Agmon, Head, Fisher Institute

 

14:00 - Lunch

 

The Role of Space in Promoting Technology and Education 

15:00 - A musical interlude by the students of Herzliya 

Conservatory of Music 

 

Greetings and opening remarks: 

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Asaf Agmon, Head, Fisher Institute

 

Pioneers and Astronauts: Educating Youth by Exemplary Lives 

Brig. Gen. Rami Ben-Efraim, Chief of Personnel, IAF

 Address by Mayor of Herzliya Mrs. Yael German

 

Presenter: Deganit Paikowsky, Tel Aviv Workshop for Science, Technology & Security, Tel Aviv

University

Space Museums as a Tool for Education 

Dr. Roger Launius, Senior Curator, NASM, USA

 

Educating from Space 

Dr. Christer Fuglesang, Astronaut, ESA - NASA

 Presenter: Abi Har Even, former Director of ISA

 

Innovative Educational Enterprises in Physics & Astronomy

Netzach Farbiash, Ilan Ramon Center of Physics, Ben Gurion University

 

Hands-on Astronomy Education 

Dr. Mustafa Asfur, Director, The “Albaironi”  Observatory

 

Address by the Chief Scientist of Ministry of Education 

Dr. Gavriel Avital

  

17:40 - Closing remarks

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Asaf Agmon, Head, Fisher Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Date 27/01/2010 - 28/01/2010
Location Israel Air Force Center, Herzeliya
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