FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016

DIGITAL ECONOMY AND GROWTH STRATEGIES
• Is digital conversion a threat or an opportunity?
• Which growth opportunities does digital conversion hold?
• How is it possible to adapt digital evolution to today’s traditional companies?
• What do companies in Turkey do in regards to digitalization?

TECHNOLOGY & TRENDS
• What will be the technological trends of this new period?
• Which industries and businesses are on the rise in the Silicon Valley, the cradle of technology?
• What are the technological ideas that draw investment in the world?
• Is globalization a threat or an opportunity in technological transitivity?

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: FROM DREAM TO REALITY
• What is the profile of entrepreneurs and ventures of this new period?
• What are the criteria that a venture should have to be successful?
• Why is there less number of successful ventures in Turkey? What are your solution formulas to increase this number?
• What will be the new ventures of the current world? How should Turkey adapt this?
• What should be done to improve the venture environment in Turkey?

FUTURE’S COMPETITIVE INDUSTRIES
• In which industries has Turkey more probability to gain competitive advantage in the period ahead? Which fields and industries will lead Turkey’s growth?
• What should industries do and what are they doing to gain a competitive advantage?
• How do and how should companies and industries diversify their products, services and strategies?
• What are the solution offers to get ahead in the competitive environment? What should be done to obtain sustainable competitive advantages?
• Do Turkish companies have any chance in technology and digital industries? In which fields can they achieve competitive superiority?
• Will industries including real estates and energy continue to be one of the locomotives of growth in the period ahead?

FRUGAL INNOVATION
Navi RADJOU / Innovation Advisor & Co-Author of Frugal Innovation: How To Do More With Less
Ümit Leblebici / TEB

MORE WOMEN IN BUSINESS
• How can the presence of women be increased in Turkey?
• What should Turkey and business world do to advance in women employment?
• What are the ways to provide equality in business? How can gender-based work sharing approach be overcome?
• What are the successful company examples and what are their applications?
• How is it possible to break the glass ceiling in different industries?

NEW PERIOD IN RETAIL
What will be the direction of growth in the new period in retail? What are the realities of retail industry in the new period?
• What will be the new trends and new strategies in the world and in Turkey in retail?
• Will this industry continue to expand with shopping malls and will the regulations have any impact on this industry?
• What will be the factors that trigger change in general in retail business? What will be the new concepts?

SATURDAY MARCH 26, 2016

SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
• What is social sustainability? What does it encompass?
• What is the role of companies in social sustainability?
• What kind of solutions do companies provide for social and environmental issues?
• What kind of solutions can Turkey provide for social issues such as unemployment, inequality, and immigrants?
• Companies’ perspective on social sustainability and the revealed approaches

FUTURE OF INDUSTRY AND INDUSTRY 4.0
• What is industry 4.0? What will it change?
• What kind of a renaissance is experienced in manufacturing processes?
• What kind of achievements is observed when manufacturing facilities are digitalizing?
• Do traditional industries of Turkey adapt to this transition?
• Do industry companies catch the pace of change?
• What kind of an ending is waiting for companies that fail for this change?

VOYAGE OF GLOBAL BRANDS
• Does Turkey have a chance to create a global brand?
• What are the deficiencies of Turkey in creating a brand?
• Is the role of public in the voyage of brand creating adequate?
• How is the voyage of global brands for Turkish companies?
• What are the secrets of companies that are on the road to become a global brand?

NEW WORLD ORDER AND FUTURE
• What kind of a transition do technological developments and globalization spread everywhere create in the world?
• How will new formations such as Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and the U.S. affect the new world order?
• What kind of developments can occur with the European Union, and how will these developments affect future?
• There is a serious immigrant crisis in the world. What will be the political and economic reflections of this issue?
• How will Iran’s reemerge following the embargo change the balances?
• What are the possible results and impacts of retardation and change in Chinese economy?
• What will be the role of Turkey in this whole picture? What are the opportunities?
• How will the low course in oil prices affect the world order?

TURKEY 2023: WHAT WILL INSPIRE GROWTH?
• Which fields and industries will lead Turkey’s growth?
• In Turkey’s 2023 voyage, which investments will be necessary in regards to infrastructure?
• Do the problems in energy cause any burden for new investments and growth?
• Will real estates continue to be one of the locomotives of growth in the period ahead?
• How long will the pace in real estate and shopping mall investments continue?