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NextGen First Responders & HLS Technologies Summit

January 25, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

emergencyExploring Capability Gaps to Better Respond to Large Scale Events, and Protect Infrastructure and Commercial Continuity!

Register today! Registration closes on January 23!

January 25, 2017, 8:30 AM-2:00 PM
University City Science Center, Quorum,  3711 Market St #800, Philadelphia, PA 19104


Registration & Networking


  • Vered Nohi, Executive Director, Philadelphia Israel Chamber of Commerce
  • Matt Cabrey, Executive Director, Select Greater Philadelphia
  • Inon Elroy, Israel Economic Minister to North America


  • Chief Inspector Joseph Sullivan, City of Philadelphia Police
  • Eitan Yudilevich, Executive Director, BIRD Foundation
  • Daniel M. Cotter, Director First Responder Group, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Company Elevator Pitches

Panel: Preparation and response to large scale events:

Moderator:   Sally G. Fernandez, President & CEO, Safety Dynamics, Inc.

  • Ido Rosenblat, CIO, Magen David Adom, Israel
  • Noam Maoz, CEO & Co-Founder, CityShob
  • Roger A. Band, MD, FACEP, Associate Professor,
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Vice Chair for Strategic Out of Hospital Initiatives, Department of Emergency Medicine
    Jefferson Health
  • Mike Vidro, Public Safety Program Manager, Philadelphia Police Department

 Company Elevator Pitches

 Panel: Protecting critical infrastructure:

Moderator:   Douglas Lieberman, Vice President Global Engineering, Leidos

  • Kieran Sheridan, Chief Operating Officer, Philadelphia International Airport
  • Jerry ‘Dutch’ Forstater, CEO, Professional Systems Engineering, Chairperson, ASIS International, Greater Philadelphia Chapter
  • Ilan Barda, CEO, RadiFlow

 Company Elevator Pitches

Panel: Ensuring business continuity:

Moderator:   Ralph Petti, MBCI, CBCP, GRCP, President, Continuity Dynamics, Inc.

  • Chris Roman – Enterprise Account Executive, COMCAST Business Services
  • Chris Duffy, CISSP, Vice President, Strategic BCP
  • Michael Delaney, Executive Vice President, L.F. Driscoll
  • Eli Efrat, CEO & Founder, Axxana

Networking Lunch & Closing Remarks 

Israeli companies:

U.S. companies/organizations:

First Responders and Government Agencies:

The lists above will be updated as information becomes available.

This event is intended for companies developing or using first responders and homeland security technologies. Space is limited, hence final registration of individuals not in the field will be confirmed closer to the summit.

Click to REGISTER!

Please contact Vered Nohi, PICC Executive Director, with any questions.

With the Partnership and Support of:

Event Sponsors

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Breakfast Sponsors


Supporting Organizations

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January 25, 2017
8:30 am - 1:30 pm


Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce
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University City Science Center – Quorum
3711 Market St #800
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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