Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be the keynote speaker at the conference. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, Israel National Cyber Bureau chief Dr. Eviatar Matania, and conference chairman Yossi Vardi will also give plenary addresses.
Other prominent speakers throughout the conference include Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia Peter Pellegrini, HP Enterprise’s Senior Vice President for Security and Information Governance David Jones, head of the Israel Police Cybercrime Unit Chief Superintendent Meir Hayun, Chief Scientist Avi Hasson, and Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai, to name a few.
The conference will include a variety of cyber-dedicated presentations and events where experts from around the world will discuss issues such as international collaboration between law enforcement agencies, and the challenges the field presents.
This will be the fourth time Israel hosts the Cybertech convention, which brings together hundreds of foreign delegations, representatives of multinational corporations, and foreign investors. Over 250 companies and 100 startups will participate in the conference, and present visitors with the latest innovations in the local and global cybersphere, including solutions to cyber challenges faced by the finance, defense, transportation, R&D, energy, manufacturing, health, media, and government sectors.
Cybertech will also host a variety of other events dedicated to current issues and breakthroughs, such as an Israeli startup pavilion with 100 different presentations by cyber companies; a hacker zone, which will include a hacking challenge, unique cyber-themed escape rooms, a startup competition, and more.
According to organizers, the conference “will provide a unique platform for discussion about the latest cyber-related technological developments through panel discussions, such as challenges and solutions for the cyber industry, international collaboration between law enforcement authorities around the world, cognitive computing issues, and the future of cybersecurity for the fintech industry.”