The Seventh International Civil Aviation Conference 25/11/2014



 The Seventh International Civil Aviation Conference of the Fisher Institute and the Israel Civil Aviation Authority (CAAI), November 25, 2014



Pictures from the conference

For lectures in English (video) click on orange links 

 08:00 Gathering
 08:30 Opening - a musical interlude by students of the municipal conservatory, Herzliya
Greetings – Christos Petrou, CEO FSF-MED and Martin Robinson, Chairman AOPA Europe
Challenges of the Israeli Aviation – Asaf Agmon, CEO, Fisher Institute
The Israeli Aviation as seen from the Knesset – MK Yizhak Vaknin, Deputy Speaker of the Knesset, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation Infrastructure

Session I: Infrastructure of Civil Aviation in Israel
Chair: Eran Ramot, Head of Aviation Research Center, Fisher Institute


Study on Adding Slots at Capacitated Airports – Dr Katya Yazhemsky, School of Business Administration, Hebrew University, and Itai Alon, Senior Fellow, Fisher Institute
Updates on the Programs and Actual Status of Airfields Development – Moti Shmueli, Head of the Aviation Infrastructure Division, CAAI
Timna ('Ramon' International) Airport – a Different Viewpoint – Cpt. Doron Karni
Sde-Dov Airport: Real Estate or National Aviation Asset? – Uri Sirkis, Director General, Israir
Critical Processes for General Aviation in Israel – Shay Popper, Chairman, AOPA
Closing remarks – MK Yizhak Vaknin

 11:00 Break

Session II – The Future of Air Transport as Envisioned by the Manufacturers, Operators and the Customers
Chair: Maj. Gen. (res.) Ido Nehushtan


Airplanes of the Future According to Boeing –Jeffry VerWey, Product Strategy, Boeing
The Future by Airbus – Andrew Gordon, Director, Strategic Marketing & Analysis,  Airbus
Future Technologies According to IAI – Rami Skladman, Director, Advanced Aircraft Design and Development, IAI
Cyber Threat on International Aviation – Erez Kriner, cyber expert, President, Five C
Monitoring & Tracking of Airplanes (Preparation for Crisis) – Kobi Zussman, Manager, IATA Israel
Pilots and Future Technology – Cpt. Dr. Yossi Shub, President, ISRALPA

 13:30 Lunch Break

Session III – Civil Aviation Operation over Areas of Confrontation (against the background of Protective Edge)
Chair: Brg. Gen. (res.) Avi Barber, VP Israel, Boeing Defence System


Malaysian Flight MH17 – Cpt. Benny Tabak, Israir
Defending Strategic Infrastructure – Col. Ran Turgeman, IAF
Managing Ben-Gurion a/p under Rockets – Shmuel Zacai, Airport Manager, IAA
Managing Air Traffic through the CTR & TMA – Udi BarOz, CO Operations, IAA
Civil Aviation Authority Negotiations with International Aviation Authorities – Gad Regev, Head of General Branch, CAAI


Closing Remarks
Giora Romm, Personal Note

Herzle Bodinger, Chairman, Fisher Institute

 17:10 Projected conclusion





The Conference registration will end on November 16, 2014, please note that the number of participants are limited!

Standard participation  175 ILS.
Credit card payment will be made after approval (24 hours maximum) and a receipt will be sent to the payer by email.

Registration is closed


Date 25/11/2014 08:00 17:15
Location Air Force House, Herzlia, Israel
Organizer Eran Ramot
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