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World Summit 2022


The most influential event in the field of
counter-terrorism today

Lectures. Simulations. Workshops. Networking.

Expert Speakers
Expert Panels
Keynote Addresses
The ICT’s World Summit on Counter-Terrorism is the largest and one of the most influential events in the field of counter-terrorism today. The conference is a vital opportunity for high-profile experts from diverse background of disciplines to establish professional relationships and serves as a platform for the formation of international cooperation. Over 1,400 top decision-makers, defense, intelligence and police officials, prominent academic scholars and security industry leaders from over 65 countries take part in the world summit on counter-terrorism.​
*Representatives of the press and media are kindly requested to register with the Reichman University External Relations Office at [email protected]
*Participation in the conference is conditional upon ICT’s approval and/or receipt of the registration fee ($600). Registration for the World Summit is currently closed.
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Prof. Uriel Reichman

Chairman of the Board and Founding President of Reichman University

Prof. Rafi Melnick

President, Reichman University

Mr. Shabtai Shavit

Chairman of the Board of the ICT & Former Director of the Mossad

The Honorable Moshe Fadlon

Mayor of Herzliya, Israel

Mr. Jonathan Davis

Vice-President for External Relations, Reichman University

Prof. Boaz Ganor

Founder & Executive Director

Ms. Fara Abbas

Former Director of Programs, Office of National Security Council Afghanistan and Fellow Negotiation Task Force…

Mr. Ronen Bar

Director, Shabak

The Honorable Omer Bar Lev

Minister of Public Security, Israel

Mr. David Barnea

Director, Mossad

Dr. Benedetta Berti

Head, Policy Planning, Office of the Secretary General at NATO

MK Ram Ben-Barak

Member of the Knesset and the Chairman, Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee, Israel

Mr. Timothy Betts

Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Acting Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS,…

Ambassador Roger D. Carstens

United States Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs, United States

Mr. David Cattler

Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence and Security, NATO

Mr. Ismael Chekkori

Head, Global Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Morocco

Mr. Aimen Dean

Author, Nine Lives: My Time as MI6 Spy Inside Al-Qaeda

The Honorable Karoline Edtstadler

Federal Minister for the EU and Constitution and Coordinator of the National Strategy against Antisemitism,…

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Aharon Ze’evi Farkash

Former Commander, Military Intelligence Directorate, IDF

Mr. Claudio Galzerano

Director, European Counter Terrorism Centre, Europol

The Honorable Benjamin (Benny) Gantz

Minister of Defense, Israel

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Amos Gilead

Executive Director of the Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS), Reichman University

MK Yair Golan

Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry, Israel

Mr. Adam Hadley

Founder and Director, Tech Against Terrorism

Maj. Gen. Aharon Haliva

Head of the Military Intelligence Directorate, IDF, Israel

Dr. Eyal Hulata

National Security Advisor and Head of the National Security Council

Ms. Tal Inbar

Director, Closed Circuit Documentary, Israel

Ambassador Nancy Jamal

Chief of Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Bahrain

Mr. Brian Jenkins

Senior Advisor to the President, RAND Corporation

Dr. Jehangir Khan

Director, Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force and Counter-Terrorism Centre, United Nations

Prof. Gina Ligon

Director, National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE)

Ambassador Jean Paul Laborde

Former Assistant Secretary General and Executive Director, UN CTED and Professor, International Security, Ecole Militaire…

President Olaf Lindner

President, Federal Police Directorate 11, Germany

Colonel (Res.) Adv. Lior Lotan

Senior Researcher and Former Executive Director, ICT

Lieutenant General Douglas Lute

Former Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan, United…

The Honorable Jane Lute

Former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, United States

The Honorable Alejandro Mayorkas

Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States

The Honorable Dan Meridor

Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intelligence, Israel

Prof. Assaf Moghadam

Dean of the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy and Senior Researcher, ICT, Reichman…

Ambassador Thomas Nides

Ambassador to Israel, United States

H.E. Mrs. Lindita Nikolla

Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Albania

Director Christopher O’Leary

Director, Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell (HRFC), FBI

MK Amir Ohana

Member of Parliament (Likud) and Former Minister of Justice and Public Security, Israel

Ambassador Mark Regev

Chair, Abba Eban Institute for International Diplomacy, Reichman University

The Honorable Gideon Sa’ar

Minister of Justice (National Unity Camp), Israel

Ambassador Nathan Sales

Former Ambassador-at-Large & Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Department of State, United States

Mr. Ilkka Salmi

Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, European Union

The Honorable Ayelet Shaked

Minister of Interior for the State of Israel

Dr. David Scharia

Director and Chief of Branch, CTED, UN

Prof. Alex Schmid

Director, Terrorism Research Initiative (TRI)

Mr. Andreas Schultz

Directorate-General – Public Security, Head: Directorate for Counter-Terrorism, Extremism, Organized Crime, Federal Ministry of the…

Mayor Mike Signer

Former Mayor of Charlottesville, USA

MK Bezalel Smotrich

Chairman, Religious Zionist Party, Israel

Mr. Kevin Vorndran

Acting Assistant Director, Counter-Terrorism Division, FBI

Dr. Vladimir Voronkov

Under-Secretary-General Office of Counter-Terrorism, United Nations

Mr. Tor Wennesland

Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, United Nations

Lt. Gen. (Res.) Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon

Former Minister of Defense and IDF Chief of Staff, Israel

Ambassador Joshua Zarka

Deputy Director General for Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel

Mrs. Lorena Atiyas-Lvovsky

Deputy Director of Research, ICT

Dr. Eitan Azani

Director of Research, ICT

Dr. Michael Barak

Senior Researcher and Project Manager

Dr. Arvid Bell

Director, Negotiation Task Force, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Mr. Shalom Ben Hanan

Former Senior Official, Israel Security Agency (ISA)

Lt. Col. (Res.) Uri Ben Yaakov

Director of Development & Senior Researcher, ICT

Prof. Laurie Blank

Director, International Humanitarian Law Clinic, Emory University School of Law

Dr. Emily L. Blout

Senior Visiting Fellow, ICT, Reichman University, Israel

Adv. Miguel Bronfman

Attorney at Law, and Former Court Officer, National Criminal Court, Argentina

Mr. Yonah Jeremy Bob

Intelligence, Terrorism, and Legal Analyst, The Jerusalem Post, Israel

Ms. Anna Borshchevskaya

Senior Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Sergeant Daniel C.

Policia de la Generalitat – Mossos d’Esquadra

Adv. Dvora Chen

Fellow, ICT, Reichman University, Herzliya, & Former Head, Department of Security Matters and Special Affairs,…

Mr. Daniel Cohen

Research Fellow, ICT, Reichman University, Israel

Dr. Gerhard Conrad

Former Head of Intelligence Analysis and Situation Centre (INTCEN), European Union and Former Senior BND…

Ms. Joelle Conte

Internal Security Attaché, Embassy of France in Israel

Mr. Paul Cruickshank

Editor in Chief, CTC Sentinel, Combating Terrorism Center, U.S. Military Academy at West Point

Dr. Austin Doctor

Lead of Counterterrorism Research Initiatives, National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center

Mr. Brian Dodwell

Executive Director, Combating Terrorism Center; U.S. Military Academy at West Point

Mr. Liam Duffy

Strategic Advisor, Counter Extremism Project, United Kingdom

Commissioner (Ret.) Zohar Dvir

Former Deputy Commissioner, Israel National Police

Mr. Ezra Friedman

Policy Advisor, MENA, Foreign Policy and Counterterrorism, British Embassy in Israel

Col. (Res.) Eyal Dykan

Fellow, ICT, Reichman University & Founder and President, ActiveFence, Israel

Brigadier General (Res.) Rami Efrati

Former Head, Civilian Sector Division of the Israel National Cyber Bureau in the Prime Minister’s…

Chief Superintendent (Ret.) Baruch Goldman


Ms. Danielle Haberfeld

Head of the Cyber Desk, ICT

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gal Hirsch

Fellow, ICT, Reichman University

Prof. Dr. Clemens Gause

CEO, The National Association of Security and Safety Technology (VfS), Germany

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Gershon Hacohen

Former Commander, Northern Corps, Israel Defense Forces

Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy

Director, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Israel

Ms. Naama Gorodischer

Chief Humanitarian and Resilience Officer, IsraAid, Israel

Adv. Deborah Housen-Couriel

Chief Legal Officer and VP Regulation, Konfidas Ltd. & Advisory Board, Federmann Cyber Security Center,…

BG (Ret.) Russell Howard

Senior Fellow, Joint Special Operations University, United States

Mr. Seamus Hughes

Deputy Director, Program on Extremism, George Washington University, United States

Dr. Amira Jadoon

Assistant Professor and General John P. Abizaid Research Associate, Combating Terrorism Center, Clemson University, United…

Dr. Nakissa Jahanbani

Researcher, Combating Terrorism Center and Assistant Professor, Social Sciences, U.S. Military Academy, West Point

Prof. Eric Jensen

Professor of Law, Brigham Young University, United States

Mr. Christian Jorgensen

Legal Advisor, American Red Cross, USA

Dr. Ely Karmon

Senior Research Scholar, ICT, Reichman University, Israel

Prof. Christian Kaunert

Jean Monnet Chair, Director of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence and Director of the…

Mr. Hagi Klein

A personal perspective from the Sarona Attack, Israel

Dr. Ariel Koch

Research Fellow, ICT

Mr. Erez Kreiner

Former Director, National Cyber Security Authority, Israel

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Yossi Kuperwasser

Former Head of the Research Division, Military Intelligence Directorate, IDF, Israel

Atty. Stephen Landes

Litigation lawyer, Locke Lord LLP, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Mr. Nitzan Levi

Fellow, ICT

Dr. Matthew Levitt

Fromer-Wexler Fellow & Director, Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, The Washington Institute for Near…

Mr. Ido Levy

Associate Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Dr. Christina Schori Liang

Head of Terrorism and Preventing Violent Extremism at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland

Prof. Mohammed Maarouf

Professor of Cultural Studies, Chouaib Doukkali University, El Jadida, Morocco

Dr. Daniel Milton

Director of Research, Combating Terrorism Center, U.S. Military Academy at West Point

Dr. Ronit Marzan

Research Fellow, ICT, Reichman University

Mr. Denis Monette

Deputy Undersheriff for Counter Terrorism and Homeland Security, Nassau County, New York & Professor in…

Mr. Felix Neumann

Policy Advisor for Counter-Terrorism, Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), Germany

Dr. Tova C. Norlen

Professor of Counterterrorism and International Security Studies, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies…

Mr. Oz Noy

Fellow, ICT

Brigadier General (Res.) Nitzan Nuriel

Former Director, Counter-Terrorism Bureau, Israel

Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi

Senior Fellow, Foundation for the Defense of Democracy (FDD), United States

MP Carlos Paparoni

Member of the Venezuela Assembly

Ambassador Paulo Vizeu Pinheiro

Secretary General for Homeland Security System, Portugal

Mr. Chen Raviv

Partnerships and Marketing Lead at Digital Lift, Israel

Dr. Anasuya Ray

Political Affairs Officer, United Nations Security Council, Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) United Nations

Dr. Daphné Richemond-Barak

Senior Researcher and Head of the International Law Desk, ICT

Mr. Ezra Saar

Fellow, ICT, Reichman University and Former Senior ISA Official, Israel

Prof. Liza Saban

Head of Leadership, Politics & Communication program, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy, Reichman…

Ms. Agathe Sarfati

Senior Policy Analyst, International Peace Institute (IPI), United States

Col. (Res.) Dr. Shaul Shay

Research Fellow, ICT & Former Deputy Head of the National Security Council, Israel

Prof. Dr. Sabrina Schönrock

Professor of Public Law, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany

Prof. Charles Small

Founder and Executive Director, Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism & Policy, United States

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Amnon Sofrin

Fellow, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), Reichman University, Israel

Prof. Gerald Steinberg

Founder and President, NGO Monitor, Israel; and Olga Deutsch, Vice-President, NGO Monitor, Israel

Dr. Lesley Terris

Vice Dean, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy, Reichman University, Israel

Ms. Katja Theodorakis

Head of Counter-Terrorism Program, Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), Australia

Dr. Lorenzo Vidino

Director, Program on Extremism, George Washington University

Dr. Shlomit Wagman

Former Director-General, Israel Money Laundering and Terror Financing Prohibition Authority (IMPA), Ministry of Justice, Israel

Dr. Abraham Wagner

Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School

Prof. Gabriel Weimann

Senior Researcher, ICT

Dr. Craig Whiteside

Associate Professor, U.S. Naval War College, Naval Postgraduate School

Dr. Dana Wolf

Senior Researcher and Head of Law and Security Program, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy &…

Ms. Jennifer Woodard

Co-Founder & CEO, INSIKT Intelligence, Spain

Mr. Yossi Yehoshua

Military Correspondent, Yediot Ahronot and YNET, Israel

Dr. Aaron Zelin

Richard Borow Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy


World Summit participants are individually responsible for organizing their accommodations for the event. To make your trip easier, we have contacted a number of hotels in Herzliya and Tel Aviv area.

Additionally, working with several hotel chains, we have been able to negotiate a special discounted rate for World Summit participants. The accommodations and any associated discounts below are limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.

Herods Herzliya

Herods Herzliya is located near the Herzliya Marina, approximately 13 minutes by car from Reichman University. Herods has generously offered a special discounted rate for any World Summit attendees reserving dates between 09 September – 17 September.

Please make all reservations with Herods Herzliya directly through their site.

Cost Per Night with Discount Code (ICT2022)

Deluxe: ~$215 USD

Executive: ~$240 USD

Hotel Website
NYX Herzliya

NYX Herzliya

NYX Herzliya is located just east of the Herzliya Marina, approximately 11 minutes by car from Reichman University. NYX has generously offered a special discounted rate for any World Summit attendees reserving dates between 09 September – 17 September.

Please make all reservations with NYX Herzliya directly through their site.

Cost Per Night with Discount Code – ICT2022

Deluxe: ~$190 USD

Executive: ~$210 USD

Hotel Website

Carlton Tel Aviv

The Carlton Tel Aviv is located in central Tel Aviv near Gordon Beach, approximately 25 minutes by car from Reichman University. At this time, the Carlton requires a minimum three-night reservation for the week of the World Summit

The Carlton has generously offered a discounted rate for attendees of the World Summit. In order to make a reservation at the Calton Tel Aviv, please reach out directly Ms. Anat Chung at [email protected] and identify themselves as attendees of the “World Summit on Counter-Terrorism at Reichman University.”

Cost Per Night with Special Rate for World Summit Attendees

Deluxe Room with Sea View & Breakfast:

Single Occupancy: ~$400 USD

Double Occupancy: ~$430 USD

Royal Executive with Sea View & Breakfast:

Single Occupancy: ~$450 USD

Double Occupancy: ~$480 USD

Hotel Website
Swimming pool
Ritz-Carlton Herzliya

RitzCarlton Herzliya

The Ritz-Carlton Herzliya is located in the Marina of Herzliya, approximately 12 minutes by car from Reichman University. The Ritz-Carlotn Herzliya has generously offered a special discounted rate for any World Summit attendees reserving dates between 10 September – 15 September.

Please make all reservations via email with Ms. Pnina Shy ([email protected]

Cost Per Night for Superior Room

Single Occupancy: ~$520 USD

Double Occupancy: ~$560 USD

*Rates are subject to availability at the time of booking.

All reservations are NET and non-commissionable. All Israeli passport holders are subject a 17% VAT.

Hotel Website

“It takes a network to beat a network”

We would like to express our deepest gratitude to everyone whose generosity has made the 21st annual ICT World Summit possible.