ICT Conference - Speakers 2012  
 
 

Confirmed Speakers* 

The ICT is proud to announce that the following speakers have already confirmed their participation in the 12th World Summit on Counter-Terrorism. The list of confirmed speakers is regularly updated as we recieve additional confirmations.

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Commissaire Divisionnaire (Col.) Dominique Abbenanti, Police Attaché of France to Israel

Dr. Dmitry (Dima) Adamsky, Assistant Professor, The Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy & Research Associate, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

Commissioner (Ret.) Shlomo Aharonishki, Former General Commissioner of the Police, Israel

Dr. Col. (Res.) Rateb Amro, Director General, Horizon Strategic Studies, Amman, Jordan

Prof. Uzi Arad, Professor, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Former National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister and Head of the National Security Council, Israel

Mr. Mickey Arieli, Director, Enforcement and Inspection Division Ministry of Health, Israel

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Ami Ayalon, Former Director of the Israeli Security Agency (ISA) and Former Commander of the Navy, Israel

Dr. Eitan Azani, Deputy Executive Director, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Ms. Galy Bar Oz, Senior Director of Enforcement, Israel Tax Authority, Israel

Chief Superintendent (Ret.) Asher Ben-Artzi, CEO, International Police & Security Consultants, and former Chief Superintendent (Ret.), Israel Police, Israel

Mr. Eitan Ben David, Director, Counter-Terrorism Bureau, Israel

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Eitan Ben-Eliyahu, Former Commander of the Israeli Air Force, IDF, Israel

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Prof. Itzhak Ben-Israel Chairman, Israel National Council for Research and Development and Chairman, The Israeli Space Agency, Israel

Dr. Barak Ben-Zur, Lecturer, IDC Herzliya, and Former Senior Director, Israel Security Agency (ISA), Israel

Mr. Paul Benda, Director, The Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency & Chief of Staff, Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology, United States of America

Prof. Ofra Bengio, Senior Research Fellow, Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies. Professor, Department of Middle Eastern History, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Mr. Ilan Berman, Vice President, American Foreign Policy Council, United States of America

Dr. Benedetta Berti, Associate Fellow and Lecturer, Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) and Tel Aviv University, Israel

Mr. Matthew Bettenhausen, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, AEG Worldwide, Former Homeland Security Advisor and Director, State of California’s Emergency Management Agency, United States of America

Dr. John Bew, Director, The International Centre for the Study of Radicalism and Political Violence (ICSR), King's College, London, and Lecturer, War Studies at King's College London, United Kingdom

Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) Dr. Avi Bitzur, Lecturer at Bar-Ilan University and Deputy to Head of Security and Home-Front Defense program at Beit-Berl Academic College, Israel

Mr. David Blose, Counter-Terrorism Analyst, Intelligence Fusion Centre, N.A.T.O.

Mr. Aaron M. Bugeja, Chair, Committee of Experts on Terrorism (CODEXTER), Council of Europe, and Head of Public Prosecution Service and Criminal Law Unit, Office of the Attorney General, Malta

Anton Camen, Head of the Legal Department, ICRC Delegation in Israel and The Occupied Territories

Commissioner (Ret.) David Cohen, Former General Commissioner of the Police, Israel

Lt. Col. Liam Collins, Director, The Combating Terrorism Center (CTC), West Point Military Academy, United States of America

Prof. Irwin Cotler, Member of Canadian Parliament and Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Canada

Commissioner Yohanan Danino, General Commissioner of Police, Israel

Prof. Mohammed S. Dajani Daoudi, Professor, Political Science and International Relations Department, and Founding Director, The American Studies Center, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem

Mr. Jonathan Davis, Head of the Raphael Recanati International School, Vice President for External Relations, (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Mr. Avi Dichter, Minister for Home Front Defense and Former Director of the Israeli Security Agency (ISA), Israel

Mr. Bassem Eid, Director of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitor Group, East Jerusalem

Dr. Yoram Evron, Research Associate, The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) and Lecturer, Department of Asian Studies, Haifa University, Israel

Mr. Brian Fishman, Counterterrorism Research Fellow, The New America Foundation, Fellow with The Combating Terrorism Center, West Point Military Academy, Philanthropic Engineer with Palantir Technologies, United State of America

Mr. Edward Flynn, Senior Human Rights Officer, United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), United Nations

Prof. Robert Friedmann, Founding Director of the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE) and Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at Georgia State University, United States of America

Dr. Boaz Ganor, Ronald S. Lauder Chair for Counter Terrorism, Deputy Dean, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy, Founder & Executive Director, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Dr. Marc A. Genest:  Forrest Sherman Chair of Public Diplomacy in the Strategy and Policy Department and Co-Director of the Center on Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups, U.S. Naval War College, United States of America

Prof. François M.H. Géré, President, Institut Français d'Analyse Stratégique (IFAS), Paris, France

Mr. Henk Geveke, Managing Director Defense, Safety and Security, Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO, The Netherlands

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Amos Gilad, Head of the Political, Military and Policy Bureau, Ministry of Defense, Israel

Dr. Sajjan Gohel, International Security Director, Asia-Pacific Foundation, United Kingdom

Prof. Michael L. Gross, Professor of Political Science, The Department International Relations, The University of Haifa, Israel

Dr. Miriam Halperin-Wernli, Vice President, Deputy Head Global Clinical Development, Global Head Business & Science Affairs, Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland

Mr. F.W. Horst, Alumni, MA Program at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy , The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

Prof. Timothy D. Hoyt, Professor of Strategy and Policy, John Nicholas Brown Chair of Counterterrorism, US Naval War College, United States of America

Mr. George Hughes, Senior Advisor, Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Criminal Investigations, United States of America

Prof. Efraim Inbar, Director, Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, & Fellow, Middle East Forum, Israel

Maj Gen. (Res.) Yitzhak Eitan, Former Commander of the Central Command, IDF, Israel

Mr. Meir Javedanfar, Adjunct Lecturer, Contemporary Iranian Politics, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

Mr. Brian M. Jenkins, Senior Advisor to the President, RAND Corporation, United States of America

Mr. Richard A. Jolles, Attaché, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States of America

Dr. Ely Karmon, Senior Research Scholar, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzlyia, Israel

Dr. Kemal Kaya, Senior Fellow, Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP), Stockholm, Sweden

H.E. Dr. Haim Koren, Ambassador of Israel to South Sudan, Israel

Mr. Daniel Kostoval, Director General, Section of Non-European Countries, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague, Czech Republic

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, Director General, Israeli Ministry of Strategic Affairs, Israel

Dr. Anat Kurtz, Director of Research, The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Heidi Elizabeth Lane, Director Greater Middle East Research Study Group/Area of Study Track, United States Naval War College, United States of America

Commissioner Adrian Leppard, Commissioner of the City of London Police, United Kingdom

Dr. Boaz Lev, Associate Director-General, Ministry of Health, Israel

Ambassador Yitzhak Levanon, Lecturer, The Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy, Senior Research Associate, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya & Former Israeli Ambassador to Egypt, Israel

Dr. Matthew Levitt, Senior Fellow and Director, Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, United States of America

Mr. Steve Linde, Editor in Chief, The Jerusalem Post, Israel

Dr. Gallia Lindenstrauss, Research Fellow, The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), Tel Aviv, Israel

Prof. Meir Litvak, Director, Center for Iranian Studies, Tel Aviv University, and Senior Lecturer, Middle East Studies Department, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Inspector Alvaro Lossada, Police Attaché of Spain to Israel, Israel

Col. (Res.) Adv. Lior Lotan, Former Executive Director, and Senior Researcher, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Dr. Amichai Magen, Senior Researcher and Head of Political Development, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT). Lecturer, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Mr. Shiraz Maher, Senior Researcher, The International Centre for the Study of Radicalism & Political Violence (ICSR), King's College, London, United Kingdom

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Avihai Mandelblit, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for National Security Studies (INSS); Former Military Advocate General, Israel

Maj. Gen. Ashok Mehta, Former General Officer Commanding, Indian Peace Keeping Forces (IPKF) in Sri Lanka, India

Mr. Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, Research Fellow, The International Centre for the Study of Radicalism and Political Violence (ICSR), King's College, London, United Kingdom

Prof. David Menashri, Dean for Special Programs, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Prof. Ariel Merari, Professor Emeritus, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Mr. Dan Meridor, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intelligence and Atomic Energy, Israel

Mr. Roni Milo, Former Ministers in various Israeli Governments, Israel

Ms. Biljana Milosevic, Deputy Head of Delegation, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Israel and the Occupied Territories

Prof. Alex Mintz, Dean, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

M.K. Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Shaul Mofaz, Leader of the Opposition and Head of the Kadima Party; Former Chairman, Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Israeli Knesset; Former Minister of Defense; and Former IDF Chief of Staff, Israel

Dr. Assaf Moghadam, Senior Researcher, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) & Senior Lecturer, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Mr. Denis Monette, Chairman, Stop Terrorism Aggressive Response Coordinated Operational Management (STARCOM) and Former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Nassau, New York, United States of America

Commander (Col.) Ilan Mor, Deputy "Sharon" sub-district, Central District, Israel Police

Rt. Hon. Jim Murphy MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, United Kingdom

Mr. Salameh Nematt, Journalist and Analyst, Jordan

Dr. Peter Neumann, Director, The International Centre for the Study of Radicalism and Political Violence (ICSR), King's College, London, United Kingdom

Ambassador Roger F. Noriega, Visiting Fellow, The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs & Former U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), United States of America

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Nitzan Nuriel, Former Director, Counter-Terrorism Bureau & Research Associate, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

Mr. Ehud Olmert, Former Prime Minister, Israel

Ms. Artemis X. Papadakis, Special Agent, DEA Country Office, Cyprus

Mr. Jonathan Paris, Senior Advisor, The Chertoff Group, United Kingdom

Mr. Yaakov Peri, Former Director of the Israeli Security Agency (ISA), Israel

Adv. Elad Popovich, Ph.D. Candidate, Executive Director, Liberal Democracies Facing Asymmetric Conflicts (LD-AC), Herzl Institute - University of Haifa; Researcher, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Mr. Don Rassler, Director, Harmony Research Program, Combating Terrorism Center (CTC), West Point Military Academy, United States of America

Mr. Pierre Rehov, Writer and Filmmaker, France

Prof. Uriel Reichman, Founder & President, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Dr. Daphné Richemond-Barak, Head of the International Law Desk at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) & Lecturer, Radzyner School of Law, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Mr. Martin Rodil, Associate at VisionAmericas LLC

Amb. Jacob Rosen, Senior Counselor, Center for Political Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Danny Rothschild, Director, Institute of Policy and Strategy (IPS), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Uri Sagi, Former Head, Military Intelligence Directorate, Israel

Mr. John B. Sandage, Director, Division for Treaty Affairs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna, Austria

Mr. Yoram Schweitzer, Senior Research Fellow and Director, Program on Terrorism and Low Intensity Conflict, Institute for National Security Studies, Israel

Mr. Barak Seener, Associate Fellow, The Royal United Services Institute, United Kingdom

Ms. Yael Shahar, Research Associate, Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

Prof. Aron Shai, Rector, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

H.E. Daniel Shapiro, Ambassador of the United States of America to Israel

Col. (Ret.) Pnina Sharvit Baruch, Law Faculty, Tel Aviv University, Former Head of the International Law Department, Military Advocate General’s Office, Israel

Dr. Col. (Res.) Shaul Shay, Research Fellow & Lecturer, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Mr. Shabtai Shavit, Chairman of the Board of Directors, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Former Director of Mossad, Israel

Prof. Gabriel Sheffer, The Political Science Department, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During the last two years heading a workshop on social-security relations in the Institute of National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Ms. Liat Shetret, Senior Analyst, Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation, United States of America

Mr. Michael Singh, Managing Director, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Former Senior Director for Middle East Affairs at the National Security Council, United States of America

Dr. Charles Asher Small, Director of The Institute for The Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP), and the Koret Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, United States of America

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Amnon Sofrin, Former Head, Intelligence Directorate, Israeli Intelligence Service (ISIS), Israel

Ms. Leah Soibel, Director, Spanish Media Program, The Israel Project, United States of America

Prof. Abraham Sofaer, George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, United States of America

Mr. Tommy Steiner, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Brigadier General (Res.) Dr. Dov Tamari, first Chief Intelligence Officer of the Intelligence Corps and former the commander of Sayeret Matkal of IDF, Head of Security and Home-Front Defense program at Beit-Berl Academic College, Israel

Prof. Raymond Tanter, President, Iran Policy Committee & Publishing Professor Emeritus, The University of Michigan, Former Senior Staff Member, National Security Council, United States of American

Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum, Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Commander Roy Vincent Trinidad, Chief of the Administration Division, and Assistant Division Chief of Manpower and Organization Division of The Joint Staff for Operations (OJ3) of The Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine Navy, The Philippines

Mr. Cyrus R. Vance Jr., District Attorney of Manhattan, The New York County District Attorney's Office, United States of America

Mr. Stevie Weinberg, Director of Operations, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel

Mr. Michael Whine, Director, Government and International Affairs, Community Security Trust (CST), United Kingdom

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Moshe Yaalon, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Strategic Affairs, Israel

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Amos Yadlin, Director, The Institute for National Security Studies and Former Head, Military Intelligence Directorate, Israel

Brig. Gen. Eyal Zamir, Head of Ground Force Command‬, IDF, Israel

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Aharon Ze'evi-Farkash, Former Head, Military Intelligence Directorate, Israel




We thank you for your interest and look forward to your participation in our 

12th Annual International Conference

 *Conference content and schedule are subject to change without prior notice.

 
 
 
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