The 7th Cybertech Global event began today at the Expo Tel Aviv conference center. Thousands of participants from around the world have made their way to Israel setting a new record of 20,000 participants from 94 countries in one of the largest technological events in the history of the nation.
The Cybertech Global events are taking place in booths 1 and 2 at the Expo Tel Aviv. Alongside the conference and as one of many special events taking place during the conference, a large number of international delegations visited the Gav Yam Hi-tech Park and the Ben-Gurion University in Beer Sheva.
USA is the largest participating delegation and the country with the largest number of representatives in this year's Cybertech event. In addition, large delegations from Canada, India, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Bulgaria, Singapore, Panama, Norway and from all over Europe.
Cybertech will take place for the 7th year, seeing participation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD), the Ministry of Economics, the Ministry of Energy and many more governmental offices. Prime-minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was a keynote speakers in past years, will send forward a message from his visit to Washington DC. Blue and White party chairman Lt.-Gen. (res.) Benjamin (Benny) Gantz will be amongst the main speakers as well as member of Knesset Nir Barkat, who formed a cyber company in the 90's and was one of the first investors with his brother in Check Point. Head of the INCD Yigal Unna will present new findings regarding Israel's cyber state. Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz will be the guest of honor in the launch of the new cooperation between Cybertech Global and the Israeli Electric corporation, led by Yiftah Ron-Tal, Chairman of the Board of the Israel Electric Corporation and CEO Ofer Bloch.
Intelligence organizations from around the world will attend Cybertech in Tel Aviv. Amongst the speakers will be representatives from leading companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Deloitte, Lockheed Martin and more. Hundreds of startups will present their product alongside large companies at the conference exhibition. China has created a large national stand at the exhibition but unfortunately some of the Chinese companies will not be able to attend due to the spread of the Corona outbreak.
During Cybertech, the ministry of Communications will hold a meetup with dozens of communication ministers and international media platforms in order to discuss the 5G cellular topic as well as the IoT implications on the media field.
The Cybertech event, founded in Israel, is considered the largest cyber event holder in the world with conferences taking place in New York, Indianapolis, Rome, Singapore, Africa, Panama, Tokyo and Bangkok.
Cybertech founder Mr. Amir Rapaport: The quick growth of the cyber industry and the Cybertech event as worldwide event in Tel Aviv show us the cyber field is leading an historic revolution changing the global economy and the entire human race. Israeli companies have a major role in this revolution by developing new cyber technologies, AI, Iot, communications and computers. The new record of international delegations, arriving shortly at Cybertech, shows as the fast rate of the cyber revolution.
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