The virtual Australia-Israel Innovation Summit is being held to stimulate new thinking and expose innovative solutions to Australian organisations grappling with the challenges and accelerated disruption caused by the COVID-era and our “New Normal”.
The Summit will bring together Australian and Israeli thought leaders in a jam-packed program of outstanding plenary sessions, panel discussions, opportunities for virtual meetings, networking, business development opportunities and a virtual exhibition showcasing ground-breaking Israeli tech companies and innovation in areas of particular importance to Australia. Focus areas for the Summit will include:
A new vision for healthcare
Building Australia’s water resilience
Transforming industries through Innovation and Artificial Intelligence
The Future of the Workplace
Cyber security and innovation as a business enabler
The Summit is also being held to mark the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce’s 50th anniversary and to launch a virtual platform of connectivity between Israeli and Australian businesses.
ABOUT THE AUSTRALIA-ISRAEL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The AICC is one of the oldest Chambers of Commerce in Australia. Celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2020, we understand the burning issues, challenges and opportunities for Australian organisations. We champion innovation at the highest level, drawing on the lessons learned from Israel, engaging today’s leaders while nurturing the leaders of tomorrow.
Over the years, we have carved out a unique offering for our members that connects them with the most innovative thinkers and influential decision makers across the country in order to support their strategic business objectives.
Since 1989, the AICC has attracted leaders from the business, academic and government communities to participate in trade missions to Israel. These delegations have been instrumental in encouraging trade, investment and bilateral collaboration, fostering closer business relationships between Australia and Israel.
Israel, known as “The Start-up Nation”, has more start-ups per capita than any country in the world. It also has more companies listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange than any country outside the United States, apart from China. A centre of global innovation and the home of breakthrough technology and business innovation, Israel continues to outperform the world in innovation and technology commercialisation.