Mar 26

Israel’s High-Tech and Cyber Security Hub–POSTPONED

Rancho Mirage, CA

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UC Riverside
Jewish Federation of the Desert
Prof. Dan Blumberg
Vice President of Industrial and Regional Development
Director, Homeland Security Institute
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Thursday, March 26, 2020

4:00 p.m.
Jewish Federation Building
69-710 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Due to coronavirus travel bans and restrictions, this event has been canceled until further notice.

Prof. Dan Blumberg is vice president for industrial and regional development at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). He is responsible for the ongoing expansion of the high-tech industry in Beer-Sheva and around the Negev, leveraging BGU’s applied research and innovation expertise. Additionally, he is the director of the University’s Homeland Security Institute. A former chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Development, his research on remote sensing spans a wide range of homeland security applications, including rapid response, target and anomaly detection, and situational awareness. He was instrumental in transforming BGU into a renowned research institute in the field of environmental remote sensing and homeland security.