AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31 2018, DAVID INTERCONTINENTAL, TEL-AVIV

8:00-9:00 | REGISTRATION, COFFEE & NETWORKING

Welcome to Chatbot Summit!

Now is your time to register, grab a coffee and meet your fellow bot enthusiasts

CENTER STAGE

09:00-09:20 | OPENING REMARKS

09:20-09:40 | OPENING KEYNOTE

State of the Bots
 

Yoav Barel

Founder & CEO Chatbot Summit

09:40-10:10| INVESTORS PANEL

Almost Everything Sucks … So Far.
Why Investing in Chatbots is About to Get Awesome!

 

Michael Fertik

Founder & Managing Partner, Heroic Ventures


Dov Moran

Managing Partner, Grove Ventures


Kobi Samboursky

Managing Partner at Glilot Capital Partners

10:10-10:25 | KEYNOTE

10:25-10:40 | KEYNOTE

Future Interaction Models With a Watson Assistant
 

Gabi Zodik

CTO Consumer Business, IBM

10:40-10:45 | ANNOUNCEMENTS

Yehuda Messinger

Managing Partners, M&S Investments

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COFFEE & NETWORKING

10:45-11:00

11:30-13:00 | GOOGLE ASSISTANT WORKSHOP 

Ido Green
Developer Advocate at Google

REGISTRATION ENDED

CENTER STAGE

11:00-11:15 | KEYNOTE

Rise of the Human-Bot Symbiote

Amit Ben
Nanorep CTO, LogMeIn

11:15-11:30 | KEYNOTE

11:30-12:00 | PANEL

Chatbot Disrupt: A 360 Degree View of How Brands Are Coping with the Bot Revolution

 

Oded Lavie

Head of Innovation,  McCann Tel-Aviv Digital

 

Gabi Guedj

Business Unit Director, Ness A.T

 

Nitzan Feraro

Marketing Director, Maccabi Fox Tel Aviv

 

Bozena Rezab
CEO & Co-Founder, GAMEE


Noam Fine
General Manager, Iam+ Israel


 

 

12:10-12:15 | TRANSITION BREAK

12:30-12:45 | KEYNOTE

The Story Behind Smartest Banking Bot in Italy!

Alessandro Vitale

CEO & Founder, Conversate


Matteo Baido
Head of IT Innovation, Ubi Banca

12:45-13:00 | KEYNOTE

The Future of Messaging as a Platform

 

Mike Gozzo

Co-Founder, Smooch

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PRODUCT & UX STAGE

11:00-11:05 | OPENING REMARKS

Niran Amir

Customer Success Manager, WalkMe

11:20-11:35 | KEYNOTE

The Story Behind The North Face Bot

Guy Cohen

Cloud & Cognitive Specialist, IBM

11:35-12:10 | PANEL

From Gimmick to Strategic: What Is Missing for Bots to Become Mainstream?

 

Niran Amir
Customer Success Manager, WalkMe


Michael Bridges
Chief Content Officer, Stashimi/Bot1

Ron Sasson
CEO, Skyler360

Kobi Stok
VP Product, WalkMe

 

Nitzan Almog Evron
Head Of Digital Marketing, Tech & CX, Coca Cola

Netta Tzin

Product Manager, LeO

12:10 - 12:15 | TRANSITION BREAK

12:15-12:30 | KEYNOTE

How To Monetize Your Bot - How To Make Chatbots A Success


Piyush Chandra

Senior Director, Conversational AI, SAP

12:30 - 13:05 | PANEL

Strategies for Giving Your Bot a Human Touch

Seetvun Amir

Product Ecosystem, Bots & Innovation Lead at LivePerson

 

Simon Morel

Partner & Creative Director, BotSupply

 

Max Unger

Partner, TheVentury

 

Lior Romanowsky

Founder & CEO, Spartans AI

Lior Bachar

Nanorep Product Manager, LogMeIn

 

 

 

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DEV & AI STAGE

11:00-11:05 | OPENING REMARKS

Alon Mei-Raz

Chief Data Officer, Ashford
 

11:05-11:20 | KEYNOTE

How To Save Time Optimising Chatbots

 

Ofer Ronen

General Manager, Chatbase

11:20-11:35 | KEYNOTE

The Story Behind the Staples Bot

Tal Neeman

Cloud Developer Advocate, IBM

11:35-12:10 | PANEL

How to Build Smarter Bot Using AI

 

Filip Maertens
CEO, Faction XYZ

Uri Eliabayev

Founder, Machine & Deep Learning Israel

Prateek Gupte

Director Of Engineering, Haptik

Gregor Jarisch

Chatbot Lead, EdTech Foundry

Nikola Mrksic

CEO, PolyAi

Teddy Lazebnik

CTO & Co-Founder, VIAEAI


 

12:10-12:15 | TRANSITION BREAK

12:15-12:25 | KEYNOTE

Zen and the Art of Bot Maintenance

Yigael Berger

CEO, Heat

12:25-12:40 | KEYNOTE

Multilingual, Multimedia, Multimodal Chatbot for Lenovo Global Services

Stefan Schaffer

Researcher, DFKI GmbH

Changjian Hu

Research Director, Lenovo Group

12:40-13:00 | KEYNOTE

Conversational AI - Developing Business Value for a Multi-National Audience

James Allerton-Austin

Senior Director Cloud Platform Product Management, Oracle

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LUNCH BREAK

13:00-13:45

14:30-15:30 | IBM ASSISTANT WORKSHOP 

Anamita Guha

Product Manager at IBM

REGISTRATION ENDED

Avi Vizel

Developer Advocate at IBM

CENTER STAGE

13:45-14:20 | PANEL

Chatbots in Production: Real-Life Stories of Brands Deploying Bots

Philipp Wolf
Head of Business Development, Rasa

Nathaniel Kohn
AI Tech Lead , Citi

 

Shai Wininger
Co-Founder & Chief Lemonade Officer, Lemonade

Maxim Markert
Associate Director Digitization at UBS


Arjun Patel 
Global Digital Product Manager at HSBC

14:20-14:35 | KEYNOTE

Meet the Helvetia Insurance Claim Chatbot!

Florian Nägele

Head of Chatbots, Helvetia

14:35-14:50 | KEYNOTE

14:50-15:25 | PANEL

The New Bots on the Block(chain)

 

Yaniv Feldman

CEO, Cointelligence

Guy Benartzi

Co-founder, Bancor 

Jonathan Irom

Partner, GKH

Moshe Hogeg
Founder & Co-CEO at Sirin Labs

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PRODUCT & UX STAGE

13:45-14:20 | PANEL

Voice of the Bots

 

Oded Zilinsky

Product Strategist, ChatBot Strategy Lead, Micro Focus

Markus Linder

Founder & CEO, SMARTASSISTAN


Michal Raz

Global VP of Business Development, Vonage

 

Rachel Batish

CRO, Conversation.one

Kristina Katkute

Digital Psychologist, Green Orange 

14:20-14:35 | KEYNOTE

Cyberbot: How to Protect Your Bot From Security Attacks

 

Tom Vaknin

Co-Founder & CTO, Interactbot

14:50-15:05 | KEYNOTE

The Future of Group Engagement

Yaniv Levin

CEO, Tokabot

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DEV & AI STAGE

End Of Dev & AI Stage

If You Haven't Register To IBM Watson, It Starts at 14:30.

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GATHERING TO CENTER STAGE

15:25-15:30

CENTER STAGE

15:30-15:45 | KEYNOTE

Marketing Bot: A Success Story of a Leading Brand

Asaf Nevo

CEO, Pico

Matthew Gardner

Digital Strategy, St. Louis Blues

15:45-16:00 | STARTUP COPMPETITION FINALISTS

Batya Mor

Head of Startups, Chatbot Summit

 

Guy Dancig
Executive VP & Deputy CEO, Ness

Guy  Gordon
Partner and Team Leader in the hi-tech international department, GKH

Gil May-Tal
Head of Startup & Developer Ecosystem, IBM

Michel Biton
Head of R&D, LivePerson

Arjun Patel
Digital Product Head, HSBC

16:00-16:15 | KEYNOTE

From App to Bot to 5M Users in a Year – #YES or #NO?
 

Peter Buchroithner

Co-Founder, Swelly

16:15 -16:30 | CLOSING REMARKS & STARTUP COMPETITION ANNOUNCMENT

Yoav Barel

Founder & CEO, Chatbot Summit

Batya Mor

Head of Startups, Chatbot Summit

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AFTER PARTY!

20:00-22:00