GoforEurope 2013

Agenda Go4europe 2013

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Opening & Welcoming Note by:

Dr. Uzi Landau, Minister of Tourism – Israel
MP Pierre Lellouche, President of the Parliamentarian Assembly of NATO – France
Edouard Cukierman, Managing Partner – Catalyst Funds

Go4Europe Achievement Prize to:

Dan Propper, Chairman – OSEM Group 
Best Entrepreneur Prize to Gvahim start up: Vienne Chan – Bob: Head Up Tribe

Cross Border M&A: New Directions

Moderator: Alain Dobkin, Managing Partner – Catalyst Funds
Yonathan Altman, Chairman – APM & Co.
Michael Avnimelech, Managing Partner – Cukierman & Co. M&A
Baron David de Rothschild, Executive Chairman – Rothschild Group
Rurik B. Halaby, Chairman & Founder – Agricapital Corporation
Maurice Levy, Chairman & CEO – Publicis Groupe
Dan Propper, Chairman – OSEM Group

12 Elevator Pitches - Selected Innovative Technology Companies

Nadine Lati Doubior, Managing Partner Go4Europe – Cukierman & Co.
Vibrant, Dori Media, Maxillent, Credorax, Zuznow ,Icecure Medical, Pythagoras Solar, Harmon.ie, Ecobasalt, Nano Retina, NGT-VC.

Coffee Break

Investment Opportunities and Fundraising in Europe

Moderator: Edouard Cukierman, Managing Partner – Catalyst
Alexander Lupachev, Chief Investment Officer – Skolkovo Foundation
Alan Mudie, CIO – Union Bancaire Privée
Dr. Werner Schnappauf, Partner – Graf von Westphalen
Jonathan Stankler, Partner-Head of Technology,Corporate Finance – KMPG UK


Panel 1: Telecom, Media & Internet, What's Next?

Moderator:Yossi Vardi, Chairman -International Technologies
Eden Bar-Tal, Director General – Ministry of Communications, Israel
Xavier Buck, CEO – EuroDNS
Michael Golan, Founder – Golan Telecom
Gil Picovsky, Managing Partner – Cukierman & Co.
Haim Teichholtz, CEO – Alcatel-Lucent Israel

Panel 2: Innovative Deals and Business Models in the Medical Device Ecosystem

Moderator: Daniel Cohen & Dr. Laurent Choppe – Cukierman Life Sciences
Yossi Gross, Chairman – Rainbow Medical 
Dr. Lukas Guenther, Life Sciences Principal – Wellington Partners
Bob Lieberman, Head of Innovation & Development – Linde Healthcare
Pr. Olivier Oullier, Neuroscience Expert – Université Aix-Marseille

Panel 3: Go4Russia

Moderators: Sergei Oulin, Chairman- Russia-Israel BC, Lena Rogovina- Catalyst 
Meltem Ankara, Sr Banker– European Bank for Reconstruction & Development
Dmitriy Chukhlantsev, Vice President – Intercommerz Bank
Edouard Cukierman, Managing Partner – Catalyst
Ilya Fainberg, Advisory Board Member – Rusnano Capital
Anna Moshe, Partner – MBKB & Co.

Panel 1: Challenges & Opportunities in Green Economy

Moderators: Rurik Halaby– Agricapital Corp, Raphael Nejman– Cukierman & Co.
Horst Hartwig, Partner – Graf Von Westphalen
Assaf Oron, General Manager – Evofuel
Alona Sheafer-Karo, Chief of Staff-Minister of Environmental Protection – Israel
Henri Starkman, Chairman – Veolia Environment Israel
Ayelet Torem, Partner – APM & Co.

Panel 2: Rethinking Big Pharma and Biotech's Approach to Niche Markets

Moderator: Dr. Alexandra V. Eberhardt & Dr. Laurent Choppe– Cukierman & Co.
Zami Aberman, Chairman & CEO – Ploristem
Dr. Florent Gros, Managing Director – Novartis Venture Funds
Chaim Hurvitz, Board Member – TEVA Pharmaceuticals 
Dr. Pascal Touchon, Director Scientific Cooperation & BD – Servie

Panel 3: Business Restructuring & Technology Alliances

Moderator: David Solomon, Managing Partner – Cukierman & Co. Consulting
Jonathan Cantor, Partner – Nabarro LLP
Claude Cohen, Founder – C&C Advisors
Peter Rasenberger, Chairman – Rasenberger & Toschek
Pr. Daniel Rouach, Associate Professor – ESCP Europe
Marcel Shaton, General Manager – ISERD

Coffee Break

The Image of Israel in Europe

Moderator: Roger Cukierman, VP – World Jewish Congress & Board – ELNET
Christophe Bigot, Ambassador to Israel – France
João Marques de Almeida, Political Adv. to President JM Barroso – EU Commission
Gideon Meir, Dir General for Public Diplomacy – Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Carlos Nuno Oliveira, SECS of Entrepeneurship, Competitivenes & Innov – Portugal
Andreas Michaelis, Ambassador to Israel – Germany
Andrew Standley, Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation – State of Israel

Closing remarks