Air Power and the Challenges of Israel

The Sixth Annual National Security Conference

  

 

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                     M o n d a y,  M a y 10th  2 0 1 0 

 

08:00          Gathering 

 

08:30          A musical interlude by the students of Herzliya
                  
Conservatory of Music 

 

08:35          Opening Remarks
                   
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Asaf Agmon, Head of the Fisher Institute 

 

08:50          Keynote Speaker – Air Power and the Strategic View
                    Lt. General (Ret.) Moshe (Bogi) Yaalon, Deputy Prime Minister
                     and Minister of Strategic Affairs 

 

09:35         Air Power Characteristics, Lessons, Challenges
                   Col. USAF (Ret.) Dr. Phillip S. Meilinger 

 

 

 

10:20          Developments of the Military Concepts of the Adversary
                   
Brig. Gen. Itay Brun, Head of Dado Center for Interdisciplinary Thinking 

 

11:00           Break 

 

11:30            Conceptual Panel: Changes in the Nature of War - Warfare and the

                      Implications on Air Power 

                      Chairman: Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Dr. Dov Tamari

 

                       War - Continuity in Change 

Dr. Colin S. Gray, Professor of International Politics and 

Strategic Studies, University of Reading, UK 

 

The Evolution of Modern Terror and the Challenges of Addressing this Phenomenon  

Dr. Boaz Ganor, Founder & Executive Director The International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism and Deputy Dean, Lauder School of Government, The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel 

 

13:00               Lunch 

 

14:00              Conceptual Panel: The IAF Challenges Facing the IAF  

Chairman: Brig. Gen. (Gen.) Avner Naveh 

Lt. Col. (Res.) Ron Tira, military writer and theorist 

Roni Ifrach, Project Initiation Manager, MLM, IAI 

 

15:00              Force Structuring – Priorities and Balances 

Chairman: General (Ret.) Chuck F. Wald, former deputy commander, US European Command 

 

The Future Combat of Manned Aircraft 

Stephen F. O'Bryan, Vice President, F-35 Business Development and Customer Engagement 

 

Missilery 

Uzi Rubin, CEO, Rubicon  

 

UAVs  

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Ran Carmeli, Head of air division, Aeronautics 

 

It is About Aircraft and Not Air Forces  

William Owen, military writer and theorist 

Space 

Tal Inbar, Head, Space & UAV Research Center, Fisher Institute 

 

17:30               Conclusion 

 

  

                     T u e s d a y,  M a y 11th  2 0 1 0 

 

 

08:00            Gathering 

 

08:30              A musical interlude by the students of Herzliya 

Conservatory of Music 

 

                       Opening Remarks 

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

 

08:40              Conceptual Panel: 

Chairman: Brig. Gen. (Res.) Asaf Agmon, Head of the Fisher Institute 

  

  

Integration between Air – Land Powers 

Dr. David E. Johnson, Senior Political Scientist RAND Corporation 

 

Air Power and the Asymmetric Conflict 

Brig. Gen (Res.) Ephraim Segoli, Head of Airpower & Asymmetric 

Conflict Research Center, Fisher Institute 

 

Raphael Rudnik, researcher, Dado Center (IDF) and the Hebrew 

University of Jerusalem           

 

10:00              Annual Address by the IAF Commander 

Maj. General Ido Nechushtan 

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

 

10:45               Break 

 

11:15               Technological Panel: 

Chairman: Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Isaac Gat, CEO, Elisra 

 

Emerging Technologies  

Yair Ramati, VP marketing, IAI 

 

Technological Developments in Tactical Missilery  

Dr. Dan Peretz, Corp. VP for R&D and Business Development, IMI 

 

Platforms  

Shlomo Tsach, director advanced programs, IAI 

 

Command and Control (TBD) 

 

                        Air weapon Systems 

Yuval Miller, Director Air to Surface Systems, Missiles and NCW   Division,  RAFAEL 

 

13:40              Lunch 

 

14:40              Concluding Panel: 

Chairman: Maj. Gen. (Ret.) David Ivry, Chairman, Fisher Institute 

Moderator: Lt. Colonel (Res.) Ron Ben Yishai, Defense & National Security, Commentator, Ynet 

 

General (Ret.) Herzle Bodinger, commander of the IAF 

Air Marshal (Ret.) Geoffrey David Shepherd, former Chief of the Air Force, RAAF 

General (Ret.) T. Michael Moseley, former Chief of Staff, USAF 

Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi, former Chief of Air Staff, 

Indian Air Force 

General (Ret.) Chuck F. Wald, former deputy commander, 

US European Command 

 

17:00              Closing Remarks 

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) David Ivry, Chairman, Fisher Institute 

 


Date 10/05/2010 08:00 - 11/05/2010 18:00
Location IAF House
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