First Day - Innovation Strategy and Vision
Innovation is needed in order to ensure sustainable growth and quality of life for the future generations. Understanding the Market Trends is a critical step for successful innovation. This panel is a forum for exchanging experiences on the impact of innovation on society and discussing how the current ICT revolution can provide long term benefits to society.
Afternoon Program - Parallel Sessions
Effective Innovation policy, strategy and leadership are crucial to chart the correct course of the future. Through its grassroots Innovation Program EAI is able to draw on ideas from many influential decision makers at all levels. EAI is the only community that allows the ideas of individuals to be amplified through its community, and present it through effective forms of its strategic and advisory committees.
Second Day - Corporate and Business Activities
Innovation is driven by quality applied research in areas with high economic and growth potential, the results of which must then be enhanced by tools which support successful technology transfer. From analysis, to recommendations and systems support, the EAI innovation community is equipped to drive forward the research and technology transfer necessary to exploit ICT potential in the most promising sectors of society.
The education segment is designed to support the development of a skilled workforce that is equipped to address emerging challenges of society. Education and training need to be re-designed so that new generation of skilled workforce will promote innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.
Third Day - Research and Engineering
Elisheva Yakobovich - Panel Chair — Private Investor and Consultant, formerly General Partner at Vertex Venture Capital, formerly Head of research and Private Equity at Gmulot Provident Funds’ Management Company (subsidiary of Bank hapoalim)
Getting an idea to the market requires funding, know how, partnering and outreach. By the same token, identifying the potential market successes of SMEs, the key drivers of most world economies, is an essential process for established firms and government agencies in search of winning solutions to support or invest in. EAI is facilitating the matching process needed through presentation of the SME, exhibit of its Prototype and SME’s business plan.
A meeting of Ideas and Demos presented as Abstracts and covering all aspects of the thematic areas of the summit are selected by community and presented in parallel sessions.
Innovation Academy Awards
Outstanding Young Innovator Award
Please Note: Some changes in the programme may occur prior to November 25th 2012, due to changes in speaker availability.