Key speakers at the Opening Ceremony, ISDEF 2017:

  • Eli Ben-Dahan, Deputy Minister of Defense, State of Israel
  • Ziva Eger Colonel (Res), Chief Executive, Industrial Cooperation Authority, Ministry of Economy and Industry, State of Israel

In attendance of this ceremony were official delegations, Ambassadors, Commercial Attachés, Defense Attachés, key industry figures as well as military and government officials from Israel and abroad.

Israeli Delegations including:

  • Minister of Intelligence & Transportation
  • Minister of Science & Technology
  • Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy & Water Resources
  • Minister of Regional Cooperation
  • Minister of Social Equality
  • Deputy Minister of Defense
  • Head of Israel Border Police
  • Head of Israel Fire & Rescue Services
  • Head of the Technological and Logistics Directorate
  • Commander of the Combat Intelligence Collections Corps
  • Head of the Armament Division for the IAF
  • Head of the Navy Weapons Development Division
  • Head of the Armament Division for the IDF
  • Head of the Ammunition Center
  • Commander of the IDF Motorized Systems Department
  • Deputy Commander of the IDF Ground Force Command
  • Head of the Municipal Security Authority
  • Head of Cyber Security, Ministry of Public Security
  • Head of the Operations Directorate, Israel National Police
  • Israel National Police Logistics Division
  • Israel National Police Commander of Judea and Samaria District
  • Israel National Police Commander of Jerusalem
  • Commander of the Intelligence and Investigations division, Israel National Police
  • Israel Prison Authority
  • Israel Intelligence Service
  • Israel Security Service
  • Director of SIBAT

Foreign Delegations including:

  • Minister of Interior of Lithuania
  • Minister of Interior of Azerbaijan
  • Minister of Internal Affairs, Turkmenistan
  • Deputy Minister of Defense of Czech Republic
  • Deputy Minister of Defense of Lithuania
  • Deputy Minister of Defense of Slovakia
  • Deputy Minister of Defense of Croatia
  • Undersecretary of Defense of the Philippines
  • Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
  • Commander of the Royal Netherlands Air Force
  • Commander of the Czech Republic Air Force
  • Commander of the German Armed Forces
  • Commander of the New Papa Guinea Defense Force
  • Political Commissar, Lieutenant General, China
  • Procurement Director, Special Forces, France
  • Vice Commander of the Philippines Air Force
  • Armaments Director of the Hellenic Navy
  • Deputy Director of the Joint Chief of Staff of the Republic of Korea
  • Artillery Commander for the Italian Armed Forces
  • Head of Innovation Center & Intelligence Command Office, Spain
  • Chief of Research and Development, Royal Thai Army
  • Superintendent, Portugal Public Police
  • Senior Inspector of the Nigeria Prison Service
  • Inspector General of the Ghana Police
  • Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore
  • Agency for Defense development, South Korea
  • DOD, United States

Key Industry Figures from Israel and abroad were also in attendance

  • Director of Lockheed Martin – Israel
  • Director of Business Development of L3 Wescam
  • Head of Elta Systems
  • President of Boeing Israel
  • CEO & President of IMI – Israel
  • President of IMI USA
  • Many More