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CIFI 2022 – 3rd Czech-Israeli Forum on Innovation: Smart Cities

May 25 | 08:30 17:30 UTC+1

In cooperation with the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Embassy of the State of Israel and Czech-Israeli Mutual Chamber of Commerce, RICAIP and CIIRC CTU are honoured to partnering the third edidtion of the Czech-Israeli Forum on Innovation – CIFI 2022 – this year on the up-to-date topics on Smart Cities.

Creating inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable cities is one of the key UN Sustainable Development Goals. Innovative technologies can enable an effective planning and governance of communities, a better functioning of transport systems, ameliorate access to healthcare and other basic services and protect the environment. Czechia and Israel are ready to join their RDI capacities and forge a long- term partnership.

Therefore, the Czech-Israeli Forum on Innovations 2022 – CIFI 2022 – will focus on “Smart Cities”.

The CIFI 2022 shall provide a platform to discuss key issues regarding development and implementation of smart technologies for urban planning and management and should boost Czech-Israeli collaboration.

Detailed Agenda

07:45 – 08:30Registration, arrival of the participants
8:30 – 9:15Welcome note
● H.E. Jan Lipavský, Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs (Host)
● H.E. Orit Farkash-Hacohen, Israeli Minister of Science and Technology (on-line)
● H.E. Ivan Bartoš, Deputy Prime Minister for Digitisation and Minister of Regional Development
● H.E. Helena Langšádlová, Czech Minister of Research, Development and Innovation
● Pavel Smutný, President of Czech-Israeli Mutual Chamber of Commerce
09:15 – 10:15SESSION I: Key Notes
● Smart Cities 2030: Road Map
Prof. Yaniv, Chair of Bar-Ilan Center for Smart Cities
● Industry 4.0 and smart cities technologies
Prof. Vladimír Mařík, Scientific Director, CIIRC CTU
● Technology as a superorganism and what does it want from us
Prof. David Passig, Bar-Ilan University, Head of graduate Program IN ICT
● Smart, sustainable and resilient cities, large and small
Ing. Rút Bízková, Member of the RDI Council of the Czech Republic
10:15 – 10:45Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:00SESSION II: Smart Cities Solutions and Technologies
● Urban geography as a means to study urban structure and its development focusing on local variability within a general context
Prof. Itamar Lensky, Bar-Ilan University, Head of Remote Sensing and GIS Lab
● City of the Future
Ing. arch. Michal Postránecký, Head of Center of the City of the Future
● Tourists’ flow patterns identification and information provision for safe evacuation
Dr. Yuval Hadas, Bar-Ilan University, Deputy Chair of the Management Department
● “Chytrá Evropská” – a testbed for modelling of smart solutions
Prof. Miroslav Svítek, CIIRC CTU
● Urban walkability
Prof. Tova Rozenbloom, Head of Research Institute of Human Factors of Road Safety
12:00 – 12:15Coffee Break
12:15 – 13:00SESSION III: Smart Solutions and Visions
● Agnostic remote bio-sensor for multi-parametric bio-sensing and authentication
Prof. Zeev Zalevsky, Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Bar-Ilan University
● Presentation of University Center for Energy Efficient Buildings CTU
Michal Kuzmič, Co-ordinator for Smart Cities
● Employing smart, nature-based solution in the smart city: the case study of Tel-Aviv metropolitan
Anat Tchetchik, Head of Environmental Management and Innovation Program, Bar-Ilan University
13:00 – 14:00Lunch
● Side Event: Presentation of activities of Czech-Israeli Innovation and Partnership Centre
Tomáš Jelínek, Executive Board Member, Asst. Prof. Jaroslav Burian
14:00 – 14:45SESSION IV: Programs to Support Bilateral RDI Co-operation
● Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Václav Velčovský, Deputy Minister
Czech Academy of Sciences
Prof. Eva Zažímalová, Chairperson
TACR
Prof. Petr Konvalinka, Chairman
14:45 – 15:45SESSION V: Smart Solutions in Everyday Life I
ČEZ ESCO – Smart solutions – a major operator perspective
Vladimír Zadina
Operator ICT – Smart Prague Vision 2030
Petr Suška, Member of Board and Director of Smart City, Innovations and Project Management Section
VDT TechnologyErik Feldman, CEO
TescoSWJosef Tesařík
Pocket VirtualityJan Hovora, CEO
15:45 – 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00SESSION VI: Smart Solutions in Everyday Life II
mPrest, Rami Koren, CEO
A.D. Knight, Arie Abir, Co-Founder&Chairman
CyWat Technologies, Thor Halperin, CEO
MER Group, Shay Haas
Mobi (Mobility Insight), Ori Harel
● ZenCity, Eyal Feder-Levy, CEO (on-line, TBD)

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Loretánské nám. 5
Prague 1 – Hradčany, 118 00 Czech Republic
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