GoforEurope 2011

AGENDA GO4EUROPE 2011
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08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:45 Opening & Welcoming
09:45 – 10:00 Go4Europe Achievement Prize to:
10:00 – 11:00 Cross Border M&A: New Directions
11:10 – 11:20 12 Showcases for Israel: Elevator Pitches
11:20 – 11:40 Coffee Break
11:40 – 11:50 Keynote speaker:
11:50 – 12:50 Investment Opportunities and Fundraising in Europe
12:50 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00
15:00 – 16:00
16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 17:30 The Image of Israel in Europe
17:30 Closing remarks
08:00 – 09:00 Registration

Our team welcomes you and delivers access to the conference.

09:00 – 09:45 Opening & Welcoming

Opening & Welcoming Note by:

Edouard Cukierman, Managing Partner – Catalyst Fund, Chairman – Cukierman & Co.
Mr. Dan Meridor – Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Intelligence – Israel
Mr. Antonio Tajani – Vice President of the European Commission

09:45 – 10:00 Go4Europe Achievement Prize to:

Go4Europe Achievement Prize to:

Go4European Achievement Prize to Mr. Eli Hurvitz, Founder – TEVA

10:00 – 11:00 Cross Border M&A: New Directions

Being a market leader and succeeding through M&A in Europe.

Moderator:Luc Muller, General Manager – OTTO Group
Michael Avnimelech, Managing Partner – Cukierman & Co. M&A
Arnon Fishbain, General Manager – Veolia Israel
Thierry Leyne, Chairman – Assya Cie Financière
Yair Shamir, Managing Partner – Catalyst Fund
Dr. Michael Traem, CEO – Arthur D. Little
Gerald Turner, Chairman – M&A Europe

11:10 – 11:20 12 Showcases for Israel: Elevator Pitches

Showcases for Israel: Elevator Pitches

Bizzabo; Cerac; Dmedical; Dori Media Group; Growponics;
Gvahim Pilot Accelerator;
harmon.ie; Kahr;
Morflora;
Neuronix;
Orckit;
Tufin;
VGS; 4D
MicroRobotics.

11:20 – 11:40 Coffee Break

Coffee Break

11:40 – 11:50 Keynote speaker:

Keynote speaker:

Mr. Shalom Simhon – Minister of Industry, Trade & Labour – Israel

11:50 – 12:50 Investment Opportunities and Fundraising in Europe

Where to invest and how to raise funds in Europe

Moderator: Guy Ravid, CEO – Cukierman & Co.
Damien Brady, CEO – Aedificium Capital
Roger Cukierman, Former CEO – Ed de Rothschild & Director Cukierman & Co.
Slawomir Majman, President of Polish Information & Foreign Investment Agency – PAIiIZ
Peter Rasenberger, Chairman – Rasenberger Toschek AG
Marc Touati, Head of Economic Research – Assya Cie Financière
Anne Louise Van Linden Van Sandenburg, Head of International Listings EMEA – NYSE Euronext

12:50 – 14:00 Lunch

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Panel 1: How a European company becomes a world market leader

Moderator:Yossi Vardi, Chairman – International Technologies
RT Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science – UK
Eden Bar-Tal, Director General – Ministry of Communications, Israel
Gervais Pelissier, CFO – France Telecom
Erik Vermeulen, Senior Counsel Corporate – Philips
Arkady Volozh, CEO – Yandex

Panel 2: How to match Israeli and European start-ups with MedTech players

Moderator:Dr. Laurent Choppe, Managing Partner – Cukierman Life Sciences
Dr. Alain Coudray, VP International Clinical Research & Innovation – Medtronic Lior Maayan, CEO – Orsense
Ilana Odess, Partner – VB Israeli Orthopedic Technology Accelerator
Dr. Hadar Ron, Managing Partner – Israel Healthcare Ventures (IHCV)

Panel 3: Go4Russia

Opening remarks by Arkady Volozh, CEO – Yandex
Moderator: Arkady Milman, former Ambassador of Israel to the Russian Federation
Scott Antel, Partner – DLA Piper
Edouard Cukierman, Managing Partner – Catalyst Fund, Chairman – Cukierman & Co.
Boris Evseev, Managing Director – Gazprombank
Oleg Kiselev, Deputy CEO & Member of Executive Board – Rusnano
Yan Ryazantsev, Director of Investment and Expertise – Russian Venture Company
Konstantin Torgov, Senior Banker – EBRD

15:00 – 16:00

Panel 1: Challenges & opportunities in the Green Economy in Europe & Israel

Moderator:Lior Hessel, Head of Ag-Tech – Cukierman & Co.
Marc Azuelos, New Technologies Manager – Veolia Environment Israel
Alain Baruc, Dr. Development – Vinci Group
Lucien Y. Bronicki, Chairman – Ormat
David Cohen, CEO – Cohen Corporate Finance
Horst Hartwig, Partner – Graf Von Westphalen
Gal Oren, Partner – APM & Co.

Panel 2: How can Biotech get to Specialty & Big Pharmas sweet spots?

Moderator:Daniel Cohen, Partner – Cukierman Life Sciences
Pierre d’Epenoux, Head of Business Development Europe – Sanofi
Neil Goldsmith, CEO – Evolva
Dr. Florent Gros, Managing Director – Novartis Venture Funds
Jan Honore, Senior Director GBD – Ferring Pharmaceutical

EU – Israel Business Dialogue (by invitation only):

Moderated by EU and Israel Co-Chairmen:
Lord Jonathan Kestenbaum, Chairman & CEO – Five Arrows
Mr. Yair Seroussi, Chairman – Bank Hapoalim

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break

Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:30 The Image of Israel in Europe

Panel 1: The image of Israel in Europe

Moderator:Roger Cukierman, VP – World Jewish Congress & Board Member – ELNET
Ronnie Chan, Chairman – Hang Lung Properties – Hong Kong
Matthew Gould, HM Ambassador – British Embassy in Israel
Ron Houldai, Mayor of Tel Aviv Yaffo – Israel
Dr. Gunter Krings, CDU Fraktion Deutscher Bundestag – Germany
Andrew Standley, Ambassador, Head of EU delegation – State of Israel

Panel 2: Technology transfer in Europe: Best Practices (by invitation only)

Moderator: Pr. Daniel Rouach – ESCP Europe

17:30 Closing remarks

Closing remarks

Mrs Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, Minister for Ecology, Sustainable development, Transport and Housing– France

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