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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.​
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Prof. Uriel Reichman

Founding President & Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Reichman University, Israel

Prof. Rafi Melnick

President, Reichman University, Israel

Mr. Shabtai Shavit Z”L

Co-Founder and Former Chairman of the Board of the ICT & Former Director of the…

Mr. Jonathan Davis

Vice President for External Relations & Head of the Raphael Recanati International School (RRIS), Reichman…

The Honorable Moshe Fadlon

Mayor of Herzliya, Israel

Prof. Boaz Ganor

President of Reichman University; Founder of the ICT; Ronald Lauder Chair for Counter- Terrorism, Lauder…

Dr. Eitan Azani

Acting Director, ICT, Reichman University, Israel

Ms. Fara Abbas

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

Mr. David Barnea

Director of the Mossad, Israel

Mr. Ronen Bar

Director, Shabak

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Professor Isaac Ben-Israel

Founder and Head, Yuval Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security, Tel Aviv University, Israel

MK Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Benjamin Gantz

MK (Nation Unity) and Former Minister of Defense & Chief of the IDF General Staff,…

Lt. Col. (Res.) Uri Ben Yaakov

Director of Development & Senior Researcher, ICT

Dr. Christian Klos

Director General for Public Security, Ministry of Interior, Germany

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,…

Ambassador Nancy Jamal

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

President Olaf Lindner

President, Federal Police Special Operations Command 11, Germany

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

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…

Prof. Alex Schmid

Director, Terrorism Research Initiative (TRI) & Research Fellow at the International Centre for Counter Terrorism…

Mr. Tor Wennesland

Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, United Nations

Mr. Christopher A. Wray

Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), USA

Mr. Shalom Ben Hanan

Fellow, ICT & Former Senior Official, Israel Security Agency (ISA), Israel

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

The Honorable Omer Bar Lev

Former Minister of Public Security, and Former Commander of Sayeret Matkal, IDF, Israel

Dr. Michael Barak

Senior Researcher, ICT, Reichman University, Israel

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

Mr. Brian Jenkins

Senior Advisor to the President, RAND Corporation, USA

The Honorable Gideon Sa’ar

Minister of Justice (National Unity Camp), Israel

Mr. Yonah Jeremy Bob

Senior Military and Intelligence Analyst, The Jerusalem Post, and Author, “Target Tehran”, Israel

Mr. Ilkka Salmi

Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, European Union

The Honorable Ayelet Shaked

Minister of Interior for the State of Israel

Mr. Daniel Cohen

Research Fellow, ICT, Reichman University, Israel

The Honorable Jane Lute

Former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, United States

Lieutenant General Douglas Lute

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

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

Ms. Olga Deutsch

Vice-President, NGO Monitor, Israel

Mrs. Lorena Atiyas-Lvovsky

Deputy Director of Research, ICT

Dr. Sarah-Masha Fainberg

Senior Researcher and Head of the Great Powers Research Program, Aspire Center for Air and…

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

Former Head, Military Intelligence Directorate, Israel Defense Forces, Israel

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Amos Gilead

Executive Director, Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS), and Chairman, Herzliya Conference Series, Reichman University, Israel

Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy

Director, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Israel

Dr. Arvid Bell

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

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Gershon Hacohen

Former Commander, Northern Corps, Israel Defense Forces, Israel

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

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,…

Adv. Deborah Housen-Couriel

Chief Legal Officer and VP Regulation, Konfidas Ltd., and Fellow at 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

Dr. Amira Jadoon

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Clemson University, USA

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gal Hirsch

Fellow, ICT, Reichman University

Prof. Dr. Clemens Gause

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

Dr. Ely Karmon

Senior Researcher, ICT, Reichman University, Israel

Ms. Naama Gorodischer

Chief Humanitarian and Resilience Officer, IsraAid, Israel

Prof. Christian Kaunert

Professor of International Security, Dublin City University, Ireland, and Professor of Policing and Security, University…

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. Benedetta Berti

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

Dr. Ariel Koch

Research Fellow, ICT and Adjunct Lecturer, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, Reichman University,…

Dr. Nakissa Jahanbani

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

Mr. Nitzan Levi

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

Prof. Eric Jensen

Professor of Law, Brigham Young University, United States

Mr. Christian Jorgensen

Legal Advisor, American Red Cross, USA

Prof. Assaf Moghadam

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

Dr. Christina Schori Liang

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

Mr. Hagi Klein

A personal perspective from the Sarona Attack, Israel

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

Col. (Res.) Lior Lotan

Senior Researcher and Former Executive Director, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), Reichman University, Former Prime…

Dr. Matthew Levitt

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

Mr. Claudio Galzerano

Director, European Counter Terrorism Centre, Europol

Mr. Ido Levy

Associate Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

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

Dr. Tova C. Norlen

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

Mr. Felix Neumann

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

Mr. Denis Monette

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

Mr. Oz Noy

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