The Tenth National Defense Conference - Air & Space Power Contribution to Israel Grand Strategy



The Fisher Institute 10th Annual National Security Conference

 May, 21st 2014
The Contribution of Air & Space Power to Israel’s Grand Strategy




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 07:45 Gathering 
 08:30   Opening  Remarks
Brig. Gen. (res.) Asaf Agmon, CEO, Fisher Institute

Opening Lecture:

Shaping Strategy in an Age of Uncertainty 


Dan Meridor, former minister of intelligence



First Session:

Grand Strategy in Israel and in the World

Chairman: Brig. Gen. (ret.) Shaike Bareket


What is Grand Strategy?
Prof. Uzi Arad, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya


"Navigating Turmoil in the Middle East: Implications for U.S. Regional Strategy"
Dr. Dalia Dassa Kaye, Senior Political Scientist and Director, RAND Center for Middle East Public Policy


Israel – A Jewish Ghetto Aspiring to Discover Space 
Dr. Avner Ben Zaken, Ono Academic College

 10:40 Break

Second Session:

Operational Dominance and the Dimensions Needed for its Realization
Chairman:  Ron Tira, editorial advisory panel, Infinity Journal


Changes in the Nature of War and the Derived Challenges 
Col. (res.) Gur Laish, National Security Council


Dominance and the Dimensions of War
General (ret.) Robert Magnus, US Marine Corps


The Enduring Quest for Operational Dominance - capability development in NATO, aligning national interests with Alliance interests 
Lt General (ret.) Fredrick Meulman,: 'Air and Space Power' Project Leader in NATO





Third Session:

Achieving Operational Dominance through the Vertical Dimension – Air and Space


Chairman Brig. Gen. (res.) Ephraim Segoli, Fisher Institute


Self Organization in Animal's Space Investigation Behavior
Prof. Ilan Golani, Tel Aviv University


Autonomies of Fighting Systems
Col. (res.) Alex Gan, Consultant



Fourth Session - Panel:

The Air and Space Industries’ Growth Engines and their Contribution to Shaping Israel’s Grand Strategy.
Chairman: Yossi Akerman, Former President & CEO, Elbit


Nissim Hadas, IAI Executive Vice President & ELTA President

Itzchak Gat, Chairman of the Board, Rafael 

Adi Dar, Executive Vice President & General Manager Elbit

Systems, Intelligence and Electro-optics - ElopElbit


Avi Pelder, President & CEO, IMI



 16:20 Break
 16:40  21st Century Challenges for the IAF
IAF Commander, Maj. General Amir Eshel

Israel's National Security Challenges

Minister of Defense, Lt. Gen. (ret.) Moshe Ya'alon

  Concluding remarks
Maj. Gen (ret.) Herzle Bodinger, Chairman of the Board, Fisher Institute
 18:05 Projected end of the Conference




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