- Dr. Ami Appelbaum - Chairman, Israel Innovation Authority
- Mr. Dr. Keonki Roh - Director General for Industrial Technology Convergence Policy, MOTIE (Korean Government Representative), KORIL Board Member
- Mr. Dror Bin - CEO, Israel Innovation Authority
- Mr. Suh Dong Gu - Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Israel
- Mr. Akiva Tor - Ambassador of Israel to Korea
Korea – Israel Innovation Day
Lighthouse Program - Robotics
About the Event
The Korea-Israel Research and Development Foundation (KORIL) is holding an event to launch a new strategic program. The event is open for Korean and Israelis companies, relevant institution, research institutions and researchers from the fields of robotics.
The event will involve professional lecturers and will feature mixed round tables - Industry / Academy, Israel / Korea.
The highlight of the event is the launch of a new collaboration program and the first call for proposal with a focus on the field of smart robotics in several segments.
You may view the participating Korean companies and schedule B2B meetings with their representatives via this link
Participation is subject to an approval email that will be sent no later than April 5th, 2022.
Registration & Networking
Israeli Keynote Speech
Prof. Gal A. Kaminka, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Social Cognition, Computer Science Department, Bar Ilan University.
Korean Keynote Speaker
Dr. Junsok Lee, Robot Program Director, Office of Strategic R&D Planning, MOTIE: Status and prospect of robotics (Proposing cooperation schemes for both countries)
KORIL Announcement: Lighthouse Program & MOU Signing Ceremony
Dr. Seong Ryong Kang, CE Korea-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL)
MOU Signing Ceremony
(KORUA) & Israeli Robotics Association (IROB)- Establishing a cooperation framework in the areas of industrial technology between the Republic of Korea (KORUA) and the State of Israel (IROB).
- Korea - Ph.D. Song Seungheon, Director, Board member of KORUA
- Israel - Prof. Zvi Shiller Chairman of Israeli Robotics Association
Coffee Break / Networking
Domestic (service) Robots
David Hexner - Vice President of Research and Development at ReWalk Robotics Inc.
Agriculture and Livestock Robotics
Prof. Avital Bechar - Director, The Instutute of Agricultural Engineering & Head of the Agricultural Robotics Lab at the Agricultural Research ORganization - the Volcani Institute
Logistics Robots (IL)
Henry Garih - Director of Product and Innovation at Caja Robotics
Logistics Robots (KR) - Robotics System for Personal Service - Focus on Care and Rehabilitation
Dr. Won0Kyung Song - Director of Department of Rehabilitative and Assistive Technology, National Rehabilitation Center
Health Robots (IL)
Dvir Cohen - CEO of Memic
Health Robots (KR)
Prof. KyongChul Kong - Associate Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), CEO of Angel Robotics
Lunch + Networking
Preparation for Round Tables event
Round tables event per sub-sectors
- Agriculture & Livestock
Israeli Moderator: Naftali Grunfeld
Korean Moderator: Min Soo Kim - Seoul National University
Israeli Moderator: Dr. Avner Amir
Korean Moderator: Kyoungchul Kong - Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) / Angel Robotics
Israeli Moderator: Doron Oizerovich
Korean Moderator: Won-Kyung Song - National Rehabilitation Research Institute
Israeli Moderator: Aharon (Arale) Shapira
Korean Moderator: Youngjae Kim - LG Electronics
1:1 meeting among industry-university-institute from both countries - Application in advance!
To schedule 1:1 meeting, please click this link