You are kindly invited to:
Go East: Opportunities and Threats
Thursday, May 15, 2008, 14:00 - 17:30
Auditorium Floor 2, Electrical Engineering Building, Technion

This workshop will feature guest lectures on aspects of innovation management from the world of management and doing business in the Far East.

The workshop is a follow-up from a four-day course in Innovation Management given to some 20 fourth-year EE and CS students. During this course, participants worked on weaving a business design around their innovative new-product ideas.  Their results will be showcased in a poster session. 



14:00 - 14:25

Reception & Registration

14:25 - 14:35

Opening Notes
Prof. Israel Cidon – Dean, Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion

14:35 - 15:00

Da Vinci, Edison, Einstein: Why Great Innovators Merge East and West
Prof. Shlomo Maital, Academic Director, TIM – Tel Aviv

15:00 - 15:25

Go East? Go Global! - IBM's Globally Integrated Enterprise Perspective
Oded Cohn, Director, IBM Haifa Research Lab

15:25 - 15:50

When Technology Meets Culture, from Experience in Doing Business in Japan and Taiwan
Paul Nurflus, VP Business Development Alvarion

15:50 - 16:10

Coffee Break

16:10 - 16:35

Chinese Takeover of the Telecom Market - from RAD's Experience
Effi Wachtel, CEO RAD Data Communications

16:35 - 17:00

Go East: Microsoft Experience
Eran Yariv, Development Manager, Innovation Labs, Microsoft, Israel R&D Center

17:00 - 17:30

ASPC Markets Opportunities & Threats
Shmuel Wider, Director of Sales Asia Pacific, Audiocodes Ltd.

For more information please call Gitta Abraham: 04-8294674

Registration Form