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DAY 1, November 8th

Main Hall
Smart Mobility Summit

Hall 2

Gallery hall


B2B Area & Virtual platform B2B meetings


Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments


Greetings and opening remarks:

Daniella Gera Margaliot, Deputy Managing Director, Smart Mobility Initiative, PM's Office, Israel

Merav Michaeli, Israel's Minister of Transport and Road Safety

The ISTRC Academic Workshop: “Look Ahead - Sensing for Autonomous Vehicles" (By invitation only)
10:00 – 18:00
11:00 – 18:00


Opening Keynote lecture: The status and future outlook for autonomous driving

Prof. Amnon Shashua, President & CEO of Mobileye, Senior VP at Intel Corp.


1:1 Interview:

Moderator: Daniella Gera Margaliot, Deputy Managing Director, Smart Mobility Initiative, PM's Office, Israe

Hildegard Hildegard Mueller, President,
The German Association of the Automotive Industry


Panel discussion: 'Unlocking' Autonomous Vehicles: The path towards higher levels of automation:

Moderator: Michael J. Granoff, Managing Partner, Maniv Mobility

Dr. Nikolai Ardey, Executive Director VW Group Innovation, Volkswagen AG

Prof. Nick Reed Founder, Reed Mobility

Gael Escribe Founding Partner & CEO, NEXUS Automotive International

Angel (Jackson) Preston
Policy Director, Autonomous Vehicle and Internet of Things, Intel

Loan My Descourvieres Director, StartUp & Technology, Valeo


Keynote: Tackling the technological challenges for the future of Smart Mobility

Prof. Reimund Neugebauer, President, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied Research)


keynote Lecture: HMG Open Innovation Strategy:

Dr. Yunseong Hwang, VP, Head of Open Innovation Investment Group, Hyundai


Light Lunch and Networking


Panel discussion: Innovation in Motion: The vision of MaaS leaders

Moderator: Dr. Anat Bonshtien, VP Business Development, City Transformer

Nir Erez, Co-Founder & CEO, MOOVIT

Oren Shoval, Co-Founder & CEO, VIA

Dave Waiser, Founder & CEO, Gett

Tracey Zhen, President, Zipcar


Session's Topic: Electrification: The Next Phase

Karine Elharrar, Israel's Minister of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources



Panel discussion: Electric Transportation: An ongoing revolution

Opening Overview: Ryan Fisher, Senior Associate, Bloomberg NE

Moderator: Shadie Bisharat, VP Sales, IRP Systems

Carl-Magnus Norden,
founder, Volta Truck

Menno Kleingeld,

Alex Ashmore,
Vice President, Borg Warner Inc and President and General Manager of Aftermarket

Peter Stavered, Head of Innovation, CEVT

Oren Ezer,
CEO, ElectReon

Philip Scarth, General Manager & Head of Open Innovation, FPT Industrial

exclusive roundtable discussion on the current and future regulation of autonomous vehicles (By invitation only)


Traffic Management for the Smart City

Overview: Decarbonizing urban traffic: John Porcari, President, Axilion US and Former USDOT Deputy Secretary and former Maryland DOT Secretary

Panel discussion:

Moderator: Tal Kreisler, Co-Founder & CEO, NoTraffic

Tiffany Chu, SVP, Co-Founder & CEO, Remix

Ashok Tipirneni, Global Head, Product Management, Smart Cities and Smart Connected Spaces Qualcomm

Dr. Smadar Itskovich, Founder & CEO, Israel Smart Mobility Living Lab (ISMLL)

Eran Shir, Co-Founder & CEO, Nexar Inc


Keynote: Mobility Problem: The Nature of the Beast

Uri Levine, Co-Founder, Waze


Special Interview: How AI is powering the future of transportation?

Moderator: Dr. Yaniv Altshuler, Co-Founder & CEO, Endor

Prof. Alex `Sandy' Pentland, Director of the MIT Connection Science

Dr. Luc Julia, CSO, Renault


Closing Interview:

Arkady Volozh, Co-Founder and CEO, Yandex
Hila Korach, Senior Journalist and Summit's MC


Closing Remarks


Networking Cocktail

Day 2, November 9th

Main Hall
Smart Mobility Summit

Hall 2


B2B Area & Virtual platform B2B meetings


Registration and Refreshments

10:00- 12:00
UTM and UAM: Technologies, Regulation and Challenges (By invitation only)
10:00 – 18:00
11:00 – 18:00


Greetings and opening remarks

Michal Frank, Director General of Ministry of Transportation, Government of Israel


keynote lecture: Next Level Customer experience

Martin Jahn, Board Member, Sales & Marketing, ŠKODA AUTO



Asa Hutchinson, Governor of Arkansas, USA



Karina Rick, Associate Administrator for Research, Innovation and Demonstration, Federal Transit Administration (FTA)


Scaling up and going global: A peak into leading Israeli companies' success and challenges:

Opening: Dror Bin, CEO,Israel Innovation Authority

Panel Discussion :

Moderator: Shomrat Shurtz, Senior Director- Business Development, Israel Innovation Authority

Oren Buskila, Chief R&D Officer and co-founder, Innoviz Technologies

Hagai Zyss, CEO, Autotalks

Ronen Smoly, CEO, Argus Cyber Security


keynote lecture: Beyond 2030: Honda’s Targets for Future Mobility in 2050”

Nick (Naoki) Sugimoto, CEO, Honda Innovations


New Mobility: Up in the air?

Dr. Becky Shliselberg, VP Master Plan Division, Ayalon Highways

Dr. Vassilis Agouridas, Leader of UIC2 (EU's Smart Cities)

Andreas Perotti, CMO Europe, EHang


keynote lecture: Autonomous Driving – a gamechanger for shared mobility

Christian Senger, Senior VP Autonomous Driving, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles


Light lunch and Networking

14:00 – 15:30
Startups looking to raise (By invitation only)


Panel discussion: Cyber Security solutions for Smart mobility

Moderator: Adi Ofek, CEO, Mercedes Benz Research and Development Tel Aviv

Esti Peshin, VP, General Manager, Cyber Division, IAI - ELTA

Yigal Unna, Director General of the Israel National Cyber Directorate, Israel

Andreas Herzig, Head of Automotive for Germany and Deloitte Continental Europe, Deloitte

Daniel Bern, Co-Founder & CEO, OTORIO


Keynote: Taking the Lead in the new Era of mobility

Johan Lundén, Senior VP - Project and Product Strategy Office, Volvo


Session's Topic: Winners of the 2021 Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister's Prize:

Samson prize winner presentation:
Prof. Gideon Grader, Arturo Gruenebaum Chair in Materials Engineering, Technion


Special Interview: 1:2: What makes a country a 'smart mobility nation’

Moderator: Hila Korach, Senior Journalist and Summit's MC

Orit Farkash-Hacohen, Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Israel

Prof. Laszlo Palkovics, Minister for Innovation and Technology, Hungary


The role of Local Governments in implementing smart mobility solutions

Panel discussion:

Moderator: Sagiv Elad, Director of Business Development, Waycare

Meital Lehavi, Deputy Mayor for Transportation, Tel Aviv Yafo Municipality

Gil Laser, CEO, GoTo Global

Giovanna D'Esposito, General Manager Southern Europe, UBER

Dr. Shawn Wilson,
Secretary and Development, Louisiana Department of Transportation (DOTD)

16:00 – 17:30
Municipalities leading mobility innovation (By invitation only)


Panel discussion: The investors: A Vision for Action:

Moderator: Daniella Gera Margaliot, Deputy Managing Director, Smart Mobility Initiative, PM's Ofice, Israel

Assaf Harlap, Board member, Colmobil Corp.

Talia Rafaeli, Partner, Kompas

Dr. Tal Cohen, Founding Partner, Next Gear Ventures and Drive TLV

Michael Granoff, Managing Partner, Maniv Mobility

Avi Feldman, Managing Partner, Mobilion Ventures


Summit's Closing keynote: Navigating the future of mobility

Yossi Matias, Vice President, AI Research, Google


Summit Closing Remarks:

Himmat Younis, Head of International Programs, Smart Mobility Initiative Prime Minister's Office

17:20  Transportation to Hilton Tel Aviv Hotel for the Gala Dinner(*Participation in the Gala is by Invitation only)

18:00 Gala Reception (by invitation only)

19:00 – 21:30 Gala Dinner and Prize Ceremony