Program

 17.5.16 | Beit Hatothan, Zichron Ya'akov
08:00 - 09:00
Gathering & Exhibition Tour
09:00 - 09:30
Greetings & Opening Remarks

Amir Rapaport, Founder and editor-in-chief, Israel Defense

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Eitan Dangot, Conference President 

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Dany Kassif, Chairman of the Artillery Association

09:30 - 10:00
Keynote Address

Minister Moshe Ya'alon , Israeli Minister of Defense

Morning Session | Artillery Fire Characteristics on a Complex Battlefield
10:00 - 10:30
A Complex Environment: Characteristics and Challenges

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Assaf Orion, Former Head of Strategic Planning in the Planning Directorate, IDF

10:30 - 10:50
Building Ground Forces Perception

Col. Johnny Cohen, Head of concept and doctrine department

 
10:50 - 11:10
Managing Weapons Systems in a Land Network

Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Asher Wallach, Integrated Land-Based Programs Leader, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

11:10 - 11:40
Break & Exhibition Tour
11:40 - 12:10
Network-based Artillery Fire on the Battle Field

Brig. Gen. Alon Klos, Commander of the Artillery Corps, IDF

12:10 - 12:30
Lessons Learned from the International Fire System

Maj. Gen. Dimokritos Zervakis, Director, Artillery Directorate, Hellenic Army General Staff, Greece 

12:30 - 12:55
Tubed Artillery from the Second Lebanon War to Operation Protective Edge

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Benny Mehr, Head of Consulting Department, S.B.M Consulting

12:55 - 13:20
Missiles on the Battlefield

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Efi Idan, Vice Chairman, Uvision

13:20 - 14:30
Lunch Break & Exhibition Tour
14:30 - 14:55
Aritllery Fire: From the Second Lebanon War to Future Battles

MK Gen. (Res) Eyal Ben-Reuven, Member of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee

Afternoon Session | Firing on a Disappearing Enemy - Central Lessons
14:55 - 15:20
Network-based Artillery Fire

Col. (Res.) Erez Peled, Elbit Systems

15:20 - 15:40
An Advanced Artillery Fire Doctrine

Col. Lawrence Lim, Former Chief of the Artillery, Singapore

15:40 - 16:05
The Balance between Firing & Manuervering

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Tzvika Fux, VP for Strategy & Planning, IMI Sytems

16:05 - 16:30
Network-Based Fire and Precise Coordinates

 

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Meir Mastey, Business Development Defense & Cyber Division, Motorola Solutions, Former Head of C4i Division IDF Ground Forces, 

16:30 - 17:00
Break & Exhibition Tour
17:00 - 17:30
Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Artillery Memorial

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Dany Kassif, Chairman of the Artillery Association

17:30 - 19:30
Official Cocktail Reception * (For invited guests only)
 18.5.16 | Beit Hatothan, Zichron Ya'akov
08:00 - 09:00
Gathering & Exhibition Tour
09:00 - 09:30
Opening Presentation

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Dan Harel, Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Defense

Morning Session | Integrated Fire Maneuvers
09:30 - 10:20
IDF Challenges and Force Buildup

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Yair Nave, Former Deputy Chief of Staff, IDF

10:20 - 10:50
C4i and Fire Employment

Brig. Gen. Natanel Cohen, Chief Communications Officer, IDF C4i Directorate

10:50 - 11:10
UAVs and the Use of Fire

Zur Dvir, Head of Business Development, Aeronautics LTD

11:10 - 11:40
Break & Exhibition Tour
Session | The Fire Network - The 2006 Lebanon War in Preparation for the Next Decade
11:40 - 12:00
Next Generation General Purpose Bombs as Key Factor in Modern Air Force Close Air Support (CAS) Capabilities

Col. (Res.) Ron Tryfus, Director Marketing & Sales, Air Combat Systems Directorate, IMI Systems

12:00 - 12:20
Complex Fire in a Tactical Environment

Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Dov Tamari, Head of the Program for Defense Studies, "Beit Barel" Academic College 

12:20 - 12:50
Fire in the Network Generation

Maj. Omri Hodorov, Artillery Corps

12:50 - 13:10
Cyber Protection on the Battlefield - A New Perspective of Modern Weapons

 Maj. (Res.) Oren Bratt, Head of Cyber, IMI Systems

13:10 - 13:30
Advanced Technologies for Precise Targeting & Locating of Artillery Targets

Tomer Malchi, CTO & Co-founder, ASIO Technologies Ltd

13:30 - 13:40
Closing Remarks

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Eitan Dangot, President of the Fire and Artillery Conferencce
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Dany Kassif, Chairman of the Artillery Association

13:40 - 15:00
Luncheon for Foreign Guests and Senior Defense Officials & Exhibition Tour