Mar 26

Start-Up Negev: Israel’s High-Tech and Cyber Security Hub


Rancho Mirage, CA

Region
Co-Sponsors
UC Riverside
Jewish Federation of the Desert
Presentation
Prof. Dan Blumberg
Vice President of Regional Development
Director, Homeland Security Institute; Head, Earth and Planetary Image Facility, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Date
Thursday, March 26, 2020
4:00 p.m.
Location
Palm Valley School
35-525 Da Vall Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
RSVP

Email Gloria Benavides at the  Jewish Federation or call her at 760-324-4737.

Dan Blumberg

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.