Rita Freedman 
America Israel Chamber of Commerce 

215-790-3850 or 215-790-3722


Tuesday September 21, 2010 at 4:30 PM 
Tuesday September 21, 2010 at 7:30 PM 

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Blank Rome LLP 
One Logan Square
130 North 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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 Security and Technology-AICC Global Business Institute

Presented in cooperation with the National Defense Industry Association, Delaware Valley Region

The defense and security industry is expected to grow 8.1% by 2012 with more dramatic growth in advanced technology sectors.  Crossovers between government and commercial security sectors, the advent of cyber security and new technology discoveries are transforming the industry.   Learn how the defense and security markets are growing and changing, how Israeli companies are fulfilling new market niches and how this translates into opportunity for your business.


      4:30 p.m.                     Registration and Networking

      5:00 p.m.                     Program and Discussion (1.5 CLE Credits Available)

      6:30 p.m.                     Reception and Networking


Analysts, Attorneys, Investors, Israeli and U.S. Company Representatives, all experts in Defense and Security, will share their insights and expertise on the industry.

  • Alex Hamilton, Managing Director, Research Group, EarlyBirdCapital, Inc., New York, with more than a decade of Wall Street experience in the aerospace, defense and government sector will provide a Market Overview
  • Barbara Linney, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, a  frequent speaker and author on international export and investment issues, will provide insights into government regulation and review of foreign investments in the security and defense sectors
  • Diamond Tsion Chaflawee, Director of Product Marketing Security Division, NICE Systems, Inc. has nearly a decade experience working for organizations in the public safety and government sectors and holds a patent that helps automate 9-1-1 call centers, will speak on Israeli's success as a market leader in the defense/security technologies
  • Richard Mahler, Senior Manager, Energy and Cyber Services, Lockheed Martin, has 15+ years experience working with commercial, federal and DoD organizations, will discuss opportunities in the U.S. security market
  • Thomas Rebar, Partner, SCP Defense and Security Technology Fund, L.P., with over 23 years of experience in venture capital, private equity, and investment banking, will speak on Israel’s up-and-coming technologies as well as SCP Partners' investment experience in Israel.  SCP Partners is a leading U.S. venture investor in  Israel.

AICC’s Global Business Institute is a series of events around important global industry trends. Programs include networking, opportunities to develop Israeli business contacts and briefings (including continuing education certification) that will position you and your company at the forefront of the most important trends in global industry.