The 2nd Convention of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Students in Israel (IEEEIs 2016)

June 02, 2016

Tel-Aviv University, Rosenblatt Auditorium


09:00 – 09:30

Registration & Coffee

09:30 – 09:45

Welcome remarks

09:45 – 10:30

Keynote 1

Inon Beracha

“Machine Vision – from Vision to Reality”

10:30 – 11:15

Keynote 2

Aharon Aharon

“טכנולוגיה, חינוך וכל השאר”

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee

11:45 – 13:00

Poster Session


12:45 – 13:00

Yarden Mazor, PhD student at TAU
“My experience from GYSS 2015 in Singapore”

13:00 – 13:40

Naftali Chayat, CTO at Vayyar
“So, now that you’re an engineer…”

 


סדנאות 1-2 מתקיימות בחדר 103 בניין כיתות הנדסה

14:00 – 14:45

Workshop 1
Vered Bar Bracha, Principal Engineer at Intel 
“Mobile multimedia evolution and new challenges in video & audio optimization over wireless links” 

15:00 – 15:45

Workshop 2
Oren Hagai, President  & CTO at INTERLLIGENT
“A short tutorial of today’s RF and Microwave industry, segments and challenges”

 


סדנאות 3-4 מתקיימות בחדר 016 בניין עבודה סוציאלית

14:00 – 14:45

Workshop 3
Gabi Zodik, Director, IoT and Mobile Platforms, IBM Research
“Cognitive and Contextual People Centric IoT”

15:00 – 15:45

Workshop 4
Yaron Kagan, Distribution Business Manager at Texas Instruments 
“From Technological Career to Business Career” 

 

09:00 – 16:00   Job fair in parallel with the convention

 

 

Speakers

 

Inon Beracha

Inon, formerly CEO of PrimeSense, the creator of the Kinect sensor for Xbox360 which sold over 32M units (2006-2013). PrimeSense was acquired by Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) in December 2013. Prior to PrimeSense Inon served as CEO of DSP Group, the leader of System on a Chip solutions for cordless telephony with revenues of $200M/year selling over 100M chips per year (NASDAQ: DSPG, 2004-2006). Inon was a Co-Founder and COO of Ceragon Networks Ltd. delivering high capacity wireless (“Wireless Fiber”) Telecom and Datacom systems (NASDAQ: CRNT,1996-2004). Prior to Ceragon Networks, Inon was Vice President of the Electronic Research and Development Department of the Israeli Ministry of Defense (1985-1996). Inon holds BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering and Electronics from Tel Aviv University.

Aharon Aharon

Aharon joined Apple in 2011 as its first Apple employee in Israel, managing the R&D activities of Apple’s Hardware Technologies in Israel, as well as supervising Apple Israel site. Prior to Apple, Aharon co-founded Camero (2004-2010), a startup company selling imaging systems for the defense and HLS markets. In parallel, Aharon also served as a Chairman of the Board at Discretix (2003-2010), a startup company providing mobile security that was acquired by ARM in 2015. Aharon was the CEO of Seabridge (2001-2003), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens, developing access aggregators in communication networks. Prior to Seabridge, Aharon served as a COO as Zoran (1997-2001), and worked at IBM Haifa Research Labs, Sr. Manager and Deputy head (1983-1997). Aharon received his BSc and MSc degrees in Computer Engineering (Cum Laude) from Technion (1981 and 1983).

Naftali Chayat

Naftali has over 30 years’ experience in signal processing, communications, radio systems and antenna technology. Prior to Vayyar, Naftali was Chief Scientist of Alvarion (BreezeCom) where he was responsible for its core technology. Prior to BreezeCom, Naftali held several roles in an R&D Department in the Israel Defense Forces, culminating as Chief Engineer. Naftali holds a BSc in Physics and Mathematics from the Hebrew University under the auspices of “Talpiot”, an elite R&D program of the Israel Defense Forces, and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel.

 

Vered Bar Bracha

Vered joined Intel in July 2014, Vered is a path finder, responsible for identifying new use cases and defining new technologies in areas of multimedia capture and sharing over wireless.
Before joining Intel, Vered managed multi-disciplinary groups of hardware, VLSI and software engineers in small and large companies in Israel and The US.
Holds over 20 granted and pending patents in wireless communications.
Winner of Qualcomm’s 2010 innovation contest.
Vered holds an MBA from Northwestern University (Kellogg-Recanatti 2010) and BSC from Tel Aviv University (1991).

 

Oren Hagai

Oren is the president and CTO of INTERLLIGENT RF & Microwave solutions. He founded the company on 2000, and was responsible for developing the business from its inception to its current corporate level. Oren is a recognized expert in the field of RF and Microwave engineering and still makes time from his busy schedule to teach advanced microwave subjects at INTERLLIGENT’s training division. In addition to managing the engineering activities at INTERLLIGENT, Oren keeps up to date with the latest technologies by actively participating in design reviews as well as attending and presenting at conferences and technical seminars. Prior to establishing INTERLLIGENT, Oren studied electrical engineering at Tel-Aviv university and served as a Microwave Expert in the IDF. Oren has held an amateur radio license since his teenage years and is still active today (4X1VI).

 

Gabi Zodik

Gabi is the Director for IoT and MobileFirst Platforms in Research, as well as the Department Group Manager of the Mobile and Industry Solutions Dept. at IBM Haifa Research. Gabi oversees the lab’s research and development efforts in Mobile, IoT, Wearables, and emerging Cloud Computing platforms. In his IoT and MobileFirst global role, Gabi oversees all the research activities in IoT and Mobile platforms. Gabi is the Research Relationship manager for MobileFirst and IoT platforms. Gabi holds M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, and an MBA from the University of Haifa.

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