Agenda 2006

Agenda 2006

Monday, February 6th, 2006, at the Hilton Tel Aviv

Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, was scheduled to open our event.
Due to his current situation, his participation is canceled. We are joined in hope for his full recovery.
08:00 – 08:30 Registration & Gathering
08:30 – 09:30

Opening
Welcoming Note by Edouard Cukierman,
Managing Partner – Catalyst Fund, Chairman – Cukierman & Co.

Mr. EHUD OLMERT – Vice Prime Minister of Israel
Israel & Europe: A Fundamental Partnership
Mr. NICOLAS SARKOZY – Minister of State and Interior of France
(To be presented by Video)  Economic Relations between France & Israel

09:30 – 10:20 “European IPO – Raising Money in Europe”
– Joel Adler, Partner – Speechly Bircham, UK Law Firm,  Moderator
– Gerald Raingold, Chairman – Dawnay, Day Group
– Erik Wenngren, Director, International Listings – Euronext
– Graham Dallas, Senior Manager –  London Stock Exchange
– Shmuel Koren, CFO  – Visonic, Israeli Company traded in London
– Guy Ravid, Senior Vice-President – Cukierman & Co.
– Brad Douglas, Head of the AIM practice – PriceWaterhouseCoopers
10:20 – 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 – 10:55 Elevator Pitches: introducing 6 Israeli Private Equity companies
10:55 – 11:45 “Going European Through Mergers & Acquisitions”
– Eden Bar Tal, Managing Director – Cukierman & Co., Moderator
– Yair Shamir, Managing Partner – Catalyst Fund, and Chairman – IAI
– Luc Muller, Managing Director – OTTO Group
– Koby Huberman, Corporate VP Business Development  – NICE Systems
– Adiv Baruch, CEO – BOS, Better On-line Solutions Ltd
– Peter E. Rasenberger, CEO – Cukierman Rasenberger Toschek AG
11:45 – 12:35 “Where to Invest in Europe?”
– Laurent Salimpour, CEO – Cukierman & Co. Real Estate, Moderator
– Francis Sermet, General Manager  – DEWS Western Switzerland
– Choy-Soon Chua,  Managing Director – SEB Immobillien Investment Gmbh
– Ray Maxwell, General Partner – Invesco Private Capital
– Gal Oren, Partner – Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co.
12:35 -13:40 Lunch
13:40 – 14:00 Keynote Speaker Olivier Baujard, CTO – Alcatel
14:00 – 14:20

Keynote Speaker Prof. Daniel Tziddon, Head, Strategy and international Business Development – Bank Leumi

Session – “One on One” meetings will be organized between European Companies and Israeli guests during the afternoon.

14:20 – 14:30 Elevator Pitches: introducing 6 Israeli Publicly Traded Companies
14:30 – 15:20 “Establishing Strategic Alliances in Europe”
– Prof. Daniel Rouach, Professor – ESCP-EAP, Moderator
– Jean-Marc Bally, Investment Partner – Schneider Electric Ventures
– Serge Goldner, Managing Director – Cukierman & Co. Consulting
– Armand Sibony – AFIC, The French Private Equity Investors Association
– Dr. Chanan Gabay, Business Development Manager –  Motorola Israel
15:20 – 16:10 “The Image of Israel in Europe”
– Amir Halevi, CEO – ARTTIC Israel, Moderator
– His Excellency Simon Gerard McDonald CMG, British Ambassador to Israel
– Roger Cukierman, President – CRIF and Former CEO – CF Rothschild
– Chemi Peres, Managing General Partner and Co-founder – Pitango Venture Capital
– Olivier Rafowicz, General Manager – Infolive, Former Head – Jewish Agency France
16:10 – 16:25 Coffee Break
16:25 – 18:20

Life Sciences: The European-Israeli Opportunity”
Didier Toubia, Partner Life Sciences – Cukierman & Co. Consulting,  Moderator

Panel 1: Is there an Opportunity for Israeli- European Deals in Biopharma?
– Dr. Margaret Beer, Director Licensing and External Research, Europe – Merck
– Dr. Laurent Choppe, General Manager Europe, Neurochem International Ltd
– Dr. Raphael Hofstein, Chairman and CEO, Hadasit
– Dr. Gal Erlich, Owner, Erlich& Co

Panel 2: Developing Business and Financial Resources in Europe- Opportunities for the Medical Device Israeli Companies
– Ruth Alon, Chairperson, ILSI and General Partner, Pitango Venture Capital
– Dr. Herv? de Kergrohen, Venture Partner, CDC Entreprises Innovation
– Fran?ois J. Maisonrouge, Managing Director, Credit Suisse
– Noam Allon, President & CEO, Medi Vision Medical Imaging Ltd.

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