The Annual International Civil Aviation Conference


of The Fisher Institute, the Israeli Civil Aviation Authority and the Israeli Airport Authority
November 16, 2016


Link to the conference lectures (Hebrew)


Link to Photos of the conference 





 08:30 Gathering
 09:00 Musical Interlude- the IAF troupe
Opening Addresses  
Joel Feldschuh, Director General, CAAI - What Is Important for Civil Aviation?
M.K. YIsrael Katz   Minister of Transport and Road Safety

First Session: Automation in Aviation
Chairman: Nir Dagan, President and CEO , Arkia Group

Automation for Planes of the Future
Michael K. Sinnett, VP, Commercial Airplanes Product Development, Boeing
Ideas for the Future and Automation Conjoining
David Shavit, Experimental Test Pilot, IAI

Training and SOP Challenges for Air Crews
Captain Rony Zohar, Director, 737 Fleet, El Al

 11:00 Break
 11:30 Second Session: Air Traffic Control
Chairman: Udi BarOz, Deputy Director General, Operations, IAA
Automation in the Control Tower
Ori Shloosh, Director General, IATAS
Managing Transportation in Consumer-Saturated Sky
Asaf Ben-Michael, Director, Air Traffic Services, IAA
Tal Landau, Manager – Tel Aviv A.C.C, IAA
Tidings from Eurocontrol 
Gad Regev, Chief Operating Officer, CAAI
Troubles of the Rich or the Rich in Troubles- Drones
Benny Davidor, Chief of UAS department, CAAI
Update on Infrastructure Status
Moti Shmueli, Chief of Infrastructure Branch, CAAI and Udi BarOz, Deputy Director General, Operations, IAA
The View from the Tower 
Ronen Gold, Chairman, Air-controllers Union
 13:10 Break
 13:45 Third Session: Directors General Panel
Chairman: Giora Romm, formerly director of the CAAI
Three Years of “Open Skies”
David Maimon, President and CEO, El Al
Nir Dagan, President and CEO , Arkia Group
Uri Sirkis, Director General, Israir
Mr. David O'Brien, Chief Commercial Officer, Ryanair Ltd. 
 14:30 Concluding remarks, Fisher Institute
Herzle Bodinger, Chairman, Fisher Institute
 14:45  Late lunch


Conference fee: 60 USD.
Dress code - business casual
To register
click here

The conference will be conducted in Hebrew and English, simultaneous translation to English and Hebrew will be provided.
Those who register late as well as latecomers will be able to watch proceedings on closedcircuit television in an adjacent hall.


For inquiries please contact Miss Pamela Levi Vaserman:

Phone No.  972-3-5767717



Date 16/11/2016
Location IAF House, Herzlia
Organizer Ramot Eran
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