Dear distinguished conference participants and friends,
It is has been a great privilege to welcome you at the Israel AUVSI 2012 International Conference in Tel-Aviv. We sincerely hope that the conference scientific layout has contributed to our collective knowledge and learning, and enhance multidisciplinary networking between experts from numerous fields.
Israel is known as one of the leading countries in the world in the development and operational implementation of Unmanned Systems technologies. Therefore, Israel AUVSI 2012 International Conference offered a special opportunity to exchange professional knowledge of the latest available know-how.
Highlights of the program included sessions on Operational concepts and lessons learned, chaired by the Directorate of Defense research & Development (DDR&D) of the Israeli Ministry of Defense; Sea Surface and Underwater sessions, chaired by the Israeli Navy; Homeland Applications chaired by the Israel Export & International cooperation Institute and presentation of the new visionary European Personal Plane Project (PPLANE) for Personal Air Transport System. To download the abstract book please click here.
We are pleased to note that representatives from more than 15 countries from all over the world have participated in this event, which was held under the auspices of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI).
On behalf of the Conference organization committee, I would like to take this opportunity to extend my sincere gratitude to the various companies that sponsored this international event, especially Israel Aerospace Industries, our Platinum Sponsor.
Furthermore, a comprehensive exhibition of Unmanned Vehicles and related technologies, products of Israeli & Foreign industries, were displayed by 35 exhibitors during both lecture days.
For viewing additional pictures of the Exhibiton Hall please refer to the pictures section on our website
In addition, the third day of the conference has been dedicated for visits to Israeli Unmanned Vehicle systems major companies, which was highly solicited.
I am proud to be one of the initiators and chairman of this prominent conference, which could not have taken place without cooperation and support from all.
Looking forward to greeting you personally at the next AUVSI ISRAEL INTERNATIONAL EVENT and may we be successful in achieving our goals.
Dr. David Harari
Israel AUVSI 2012 chairman