Advanced Israeli & U.S. Technologies for First Responders & HLS

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Name: Advanced Israeli & U.S. Technologies for First Responders & HLS
Date: November 8, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
BIRD Foundation, Consulate of Israel, Conexx and GILEE Presents:
Advanced Israeli & U.S. Technologies for First Responders and HLS


Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 8:30am - 4pm

Topics will include:

  • Preparing and responding to large scale events
  • Protecting critical infrastructure
  • Presentation by the BIRD Foundation ( on funding available for joint
  • ​​U.S. and Israel First Responder/HLS technology development projects
  • Israeli and U.S. Company and Integrator pitches on cutting-edge technology
  • Keynote Address
  • Networking
Speakers will include:
  • Luncheon Keynote: Dr. Douglas Maughan, Division Director, Department of Homeland Security
  • Britt Johnson, VP, Physical Security, Southern Company
  • Michael Britt, VP, Energy Innovation Center
  • Kelley Adley, Director FirstNet Strategy & Policy, AT&T
  • Kevin Doyle, Director of Protective Services, Georgia Ports Authority
  • John Han, Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology
  • Richard Duncan, Assistant General Manager, Public Safety & Security, Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • Bryce Stirton, Co-Founder & President at Responder Corp.
  • First responders
BIRD funded projects presenting include:
  • Beeper Group (BIRD-funded project with U.S. company, Mantaro) Developing and piloting an unmanned search and rescue system currently being piloted by the Baltimore and Houston Police. (Beeper participating) - (Approved June 2017); Presenting: Asa Yanai, Senior Vice President, Head of the Business Unit Network Products & Public Alert Systems
  • HiRiseTech, Ltd (BIRD-funded project with U.S. company Allstate Sprinkler Corp.) - Developing a first responders emergency radio repeater system for existing high-rise buildings. (All State participating) (Approved June 2018), Presenting: Allstate Sprinkler Corp., Adam Goodrich, CEO
  • ELTA Systems (Israel Aircraft Industries) and TLC Solutions (of St. Augustine, FL) Developing an advanced drone mounted search and rescue system for locating victims under ruins and in disaster areas by accurate location of their cellular phones. (Approved June 2018); Presenting: Lee Sanders, President, TLC Solutions, Inc.; Yoni Gershony, project lead, ELTA
  • SayVU Technologies Ltd. (Tel Aviv, Israel) and Opto Knowledge Systems, Inc. (Torrance, CA),  Development of an Indoor Positioning, Locating, and Reporting system. (approved June, 2016); Presenting: Amotz Koskas, CEO, SayVU Technologies
  • ImageSat Israel (Israel) and (Sunnyvale, CA) developing a system that aggregates high-resolution satellite imagery with crowd sourced mobile user information.  Presenting: David Hammel, Founder & CEO at

Other Israeli companies:

US companies:

Registrants include:

  • AT &T
  • Austell Police
  • Avon Protection Systems
  • Beeper
  • Bibb County Sheriff's Office
  • BIRD Foundation
  • Brookhaven Police Department
  • Conexx
  • Consulate General of Israel
  • CYBRA Corporation
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Dunwoody Police Dept.
  • Easy Aerial
  • Elta
  • Federal Reserve Bank Of Atlanta
  • Fulton County Polic
  • GEMA-Homeland Security
  • Georgia Attorney General
  • Georgia Ports Authority
  • Georgia State University
  • InfoQuest
  • Intrepid Networks
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
  • Leslie Police Dept.
  • Macon Bibb Fire Department
  • Magos America Inc
  • MSTech
  • Police Chiefs Association
  • Responder Corporation
  • Sandy Springs Police
  • SayVU
  • Skyray Security
  • Southern Company
  • StemRad
  • Tekwavesolutions
  • TLC Solutions, Inc.
  • Unbound
  • Walker County Police
  • Yellow Jacket
For more information, please contact:

Barry R. Swartz, Conexx Vice President Phone: 404-843-9426 ext. 2


The Garage at Tech Square
848 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Parking is adjacent to the venue

Date/Time Information:
Thursday, November 8, 2018
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Contact Information:
Barry Swartz, VP, Conexx
No Charge - Registration is Required
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