Miami, Florida
Friday, October 21–Sunday, October 23, 2022

Program updated weekly



4:00–5:00 pm — TAU in HollywoodAlon Aranya, TAU alum, Producer of Tehran

5:15–5:45 pm — Under the SeaDr. Omri Bronstein, Curator of Marine Invertebrates, The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University

7:00 pm — Shabbat dinner — Keynote Speaker Maor Elbaz-Starinsky, TAU alum, Consul General of Israel in Florida



7:30–9:00 am — Breakfast

9:00 am–3:00 pm — Optional activities around Miami (list to follow)

3:30 pm — WelcomeProfessor Ariel Porat, President of Tel Aviv University

3:45–4:15 pm — Breaking Barriers and Changing the World: Tel Aviv University ResearchProfessor Dan Peer, Vice President for Research and Development, TAU

4:30–5:30 pm — The Future of BlockchainMayor Francis X. Suarez, City of Miami, Moderator. Panelists: Avery Akkineni, President, VaynerNFT; and Dr. Michael Mylrea, Cyber Executive.

7:30 pm — A Night at the Rubell Art Museum — Keynote Speaker Major General Amikam Norkin, Former Commander of the Israeli Air Force — Cocktails and dinner



8:00–9:00 am — Breakfast

9:30–10:00 am — Dreams, Reality and Practicality: New Innovations in Vaccines and Genome Editing in CancerProfessor Dan Peer, Vice President for Research and Development, TAU

10:15–10:45 am — Aiming at the Sweet Spot of Human Disease: How Sugars in Our Diet and in Our Cells Help Generate Novel Diganostics and Therapeutics for Cancer and Heart DiseaseProfessor Vered Padler-Karavani, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Cell Research & Immunology

11:15 am–12:15 pm — Using the Brain in Business: Ideas From Neuroscience that Will Change the Way Business is DoneProfessor Moran Cerf, TAU alum, Neuroscientist and Business Professor at the Kellogg School of Management and the Neuroscience Program at Northwestern University

12:30–2:00 pm — Lunch

2:15–3:15 pm — Technology and TerrorismDavid Scharia, TAU alum, Director, Chief of Branch, United Nations Security Council, Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate

6:30 pm — Group dinner (location to follow)