This Space Café Israel by Meidad Pariente will feature Tal Inbar , space analyst and consultant, Osint & Business intelligence expert, and World Space Week National Coordinator, in conversation with Meidad Pariente, correspondent of SpaceWatch.Global for Israel.
Israel – From start-up nation to space-up nation?
Tal Inbar, a walking encyclopedia of knowledge, is by far, the most knowledgeable person about the space industry in Israel. During our Space Café, we will discuss his personal point of view, and maybe even hear some anecdotes never published before.
Tal Inbar studied Political Science (Bachelor’s degree) and Security Studies (Master’s degree), both in Tel Aviv University, Israel. He started working at the Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies in 2003 and became the director of the institute’s space and UAV research canter in 2007 until the closing of the institute in 2019. He co-founded the international Ilan Ramon Space Conference in 2006. Mr. Inbar follows the space and missile programs of Israel for 30 years and has written numerous articles and op-eds in national and international media. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences, workshops, and seminars. Mr. Inbar contributed to the Space Competitiveness Index (Futron product) and several other classified reports delivered to governmental and industry customers. He is a visiting speaker on various think-tanks and research institutes including RAND, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, Secure World Foundation – to name a few. He is consulting Israeli defense and space companies, and developed the Space and Missile courses for IAI, addressed to engineers. Inbar is a member of the History Committee of the International Academy of Astronautics; Board member of D-Mars, Israel’s Mars simulations center. He is also a national mentor for “Horizon”, the Israel Space Agency community of space educators.
Meidad Pariente is an entrepreneur and innovator, with more than 25 years of experience in managing technologies. He is the CTO and Co-founder of SPACECIALIST, and CIO and Co-Founder of SKY AND SPACE Company (Nanosatellite Communication Network company). Before he was the CTO and Co-founder of Effective Space Solutions (Now Astroscale IL). Meidad advised space insurance companies, and led several multidisciplinary programs for ImageSat International, Elbit space division, The Technion and Rafael. He was the technical lead and AIT manager for “Duchifat-1”, the first Israeli nanosatellite. In the past he worked at MBT-Space as a satellite operator, systems engineer, Chief systems engineer, and Chief architect for several communication and earth observation satellites. During his carrier at Israel Aerospace Industries, Meidad won seven “business improvement awards” and two “outstanding performance” awards. Meidad is also an experienced director and board member.
The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions in dialogue with Tal Inbar .
SpaceWatch.Global is a Europe-based digital magazine and portal for those interested in space and the far-reaching impact of the space sector.
This Space Café Israel will be conducted in English on 12th July 2022 at 4 pm CEST.
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