08.15 OPENING SPEECHES
Mehmet Rauf Ateş
Publisher, Capital & Ekonomist Magazines
General Manager, Çelik Motor
Vice President, Samsung Turkey
08.30 MEHMET ŞİMŞEK / DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, REPUBLIC of TURKEY
Deputy Prime Minister, Republic of Turkey
09.00 SOCIAL INVESTMENT: PREPARING YOUNG PEOPLE TO FUTURE
Unemployment, especially the unemployment of university graduates is the most crucial issues of Turkey. Young people’s lack of experience compared to age groups of other work forces and how to compensate this lack of experience through current knowledge and abilities they learned throughout their education life are also important subject matters.
This panel will be especially on the activities and future plans of institutions and organizations that apply programs for new graduates.
CEO, Borusan Holding
Emine Sabancı Kamışlı
Vice Chairwoman of the Board, Esas Holding
Director and Senior Fellow, Brookings Doha Center
CEO, General Electric Turkey
PwC Operations Specialist, First Chance 2016 Participant
Pelin Akın Özalp
Member of the Board, Akfen Holding
10.00 THE NEAR FUTURE OF ENERGY
The discussion points in “The Near Future of Energy” session that aims to focus on the developments in Turkey and around the world in energy industry will include issues of the industry, locomotive areas, how to invest in countries that are attractive for world energy market, and the methods of increasing attractiveness of Turkey.
General Manager, Petkim
Advisor for Iran Chamber of Commerce, Education and Research Institute
President of the Energy Group, Koç Holding
Sandford G. Henry
Partner, Global Resources Partnership
Chairman of the Board, Limak Holding
ACEO, Akkök Holding
11.20 NEW DIGITAL WAVE: DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGIES
The discussion points in this panel will include the impact of new technologies on industries, how world of business should adapt to these technologies and the formula to abolish burdens on this adaption. In this session, people that realized innovative works will discuss the impacts of technological innovations and how they put them into practice.
Partner of Siberia, Co-creator of the iPhone
President, Turkish Industry & Business Association
Founder & CEO, Amplified Robot
CEO, Vodafone Turkey
CEO, McKinsey Global Institute
Cenk Kıvılcım / General Manager, Cisco
12.30 LEADERS OF TOMORROW
“Leaders of Tomorrow” will share their company management and leadership approaches and future targets in this session which will host new generation that work in the management of big groups in Turkey.
Alize Dinçkök Eyüboğlu
Member of the Board, Akkök Holding
Member of the Board, Kalyon Holding
Al Hodaifi CEO
Aydın Doğan Yalçındağ
Chairman of the Board, Mudo
CEO, Intel Turkey
14.30 NEW TURKEY, NEW GROWTH STORY
What kind of activities should be done to accelerate Turkey’s growth in this new period? Things that should be done will be discussed by industry leaders. The discussion points in the session will be the activities to accelerate the growth of industries and companies, and the burdens behind these activities.
Begümhan Doğan Faralyalı
Chairwoman of the Board, Doğan Holding
Chairman of the Board, Capital Partners Turkey
Sani Şener / CEO, TAV Airports Holding
President Automotive Group, Anadolu Group
Founder, Value Center
Chairman of the Board, LC Waikiki
15.50 GOOD COMPANY & LEADERSHIP IN GENERATION Y
What will the generation Y change in the world of business? What do they expect from companies? What does “good company” which has become popular recently mean? Does this concept influence balance items of a company? The answers of all these questions will be discussed.
Chairman of the Board, Ekol Logistics
Member of the Board and General Manager, Akbank
Member of the Board, Fiba Holding
General Manager, Danone Turkey
Galya Frayman Molinas
Business Unit President Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia, Coca-Cola
Chair of the Business & Sustainable Development Commission
Zeynep Bodur Okyay
Chairwoman of the Board and CEO, Kale Group
17.10 BANKING: HOW WILL BE THE FUTURE?
The discussion points of this panel will include the reflection of the unexpected political, geopolitical and socio-economical developments on the industry and their impacts. The discussion points will be the general appearance of banking, potential risks of new period and the plans of banks.
Ali Fuat Erbil
General Manager, Garanti Bank
General Manager, HSBC
General Manager, Şekerbank
CEO, Ziraat Bank
General Manager, TEB
08.30 ENTREPRENUERSHIP: WHAT SHALL TURKEY DO?
The ecosystem of entrepreneurship, start-ups and investments is considered as a triggering factor for the economy and cultural movement. This ecosystem increases the current capacity by focusing on the factors that traditional model neglects. The spirit of entrepreneurship has started to grow in the last decade. However, this spirit of entrepreneurship in Turkey and this potential could not be realized in full. There are still more paths to cover. What shall Turkey do from now on and which actions should be taken will be discussed in this panel.
Chairman of the Board, Simit Sarayı
Founder and CEO, VINAYA
CEO, Turk Telekom
CEO, Deniz Bank
Advisor, World SME Forum
Mehmet Emre Zorlu
Member of the Board, Zorlu Holding
Sezgin Baran Korkmaz
Chairman of the Board, SBK Holding
09.40 AKIN KARALİ – GENERAL MANAGER, METAL YAPI KONUT
General Manager, Metal Yapı Konut
09.45 AHMET ARSLAN – MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, MARITIME AFFAIRS AND COMMUNICATION, REPUBLIC OF TURKEY
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication, Republic of Turkey
10.15 NEW GLOBAL ORDER: ECONOMY & POLICY
The developments in the U.S., Europe and Middle East and the actions taken by countries including Russia, Iran and China designate the dynamics of new global order; and shape the economy and policies. The dynamics of this new global order will be discussed in ‘New Global Order: Economy & Politics’.
President, Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey
Vice President of Governance Studies & Director of the Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institute
Nord Holding, Country Representative
Former President, Federal Republic of Germany
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the OECD (TBC)*
11.25 TIME FOR RENUNCIATION
Member of the Board and General Manager, ISBANK
Member of the Board, Anadolu Group
CEO, Yıldırım Holding
12.05 INVESTMENT 2023: INFRASTRUCTURE & HEALTH
Turkey continues to perform big-scale infrastructure investments. Crucial projects such as 3rd airport and Çanakkale Bridge are planned to be opened in the following period. Moreover, integrated health premises and hospital projects that are started to be opened in some cities are realized with public-private partnership model. However, the market conditions are crucial for the ongoing infrastructure projects that require high amount of finance. Reduction in global liquidity, the increase in geopolitical risks, high process of exchange rates and developments in interests increase the risks on construction investments.
The discussion points of this panel will include the progress made in infrastructure and health investments in Turkey and the risks, and future scenarios.
Chairman of the Board, IC Holding
Chairman, NG Group
Head of Department , Directorate General for Health Investments of Turkey
Chairman of the Board, Global Investment Holding
Chairman of the Executive Board, YDA Holding
CEO, Kibar Holding
14.15 NEW GENERATION ERA
Technological changes gained an unbelievable pace in the last couple of years. The acceleration of innovation in the world in the last decade has a crucial role in this. World is moving somewhere beyond perception after 3D printers, artificial reality, internet of objects and artificial intelligence. These new technologies change the daily life of all industries and individuals radically. A photograph of this new world will be taken in this panel in which the position of innovation in this picture and its examples will be discussed.
layton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, Global Prosperity Practice
Global Ambassador, B-LAB and CEO, SIX –Social Innovation Exchange
General Manager, P&G Turkey and Caucasus
Chairman of the Board and Director General of PTT, Chairman of the Council of Administration of the Universal Postal Union
Chairman of the Board, Sütaş
CEO, Zorlu Holding
15.25 REAL ESTATE: NEW DIRECTION of GROWTH
According to the report of GYODER, Turkey, with a stock of 18 million residences, will require 7.5 million new residences by the year 2023. In the following 11 years, at least 450.000 additional residences should be constructed each year away from urban renewal projects in order to fulfill residence requirements. The focus of real estate industry is of course on big cities, mainly on Istanbul. However, the onrush of industry continues in the Anatolia as well. The present, tomorrow and opportunities of this industry will be discussed in this panel. Trends and the growth sources will be argued.
Chairman and CEO, Torunlar REIC
M. Ergün Turan
Chairman of the Board, TOKİ
Chairman of the Board, Artaş Construction
Chairman of the Board, Tahincioğlu Holding
Chairman of the Board, DAP Holding
16.45 EDUCATION: DRIVING FORCE OF DEVELOPMENT
The educational system is one of the most discussed subjects of recent years. The focus of the discussions is on the issues and deficiencies in the system. According to the last PISA test conducted by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Turkey ranked 50th among 72 countries. Its performance has regressed compared to previous test results. These results indicate an occlusion in the system. The stories from successful countries such as Finland, England and Estonia will be shared in this panel. Common names from the industry will share their ideas and suggestions to develop the system.
General Manager, Silver Spring Networks EMEA and President, TUSIAD STEM CG
Former Minister of Education, Finland
Former Education Minister, Estonia
Prof. Dr. Şule Kut
Rector, Okan University
17.45 MURAT ÇETİNKAYA / GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF THE REPUBLIC TURKEY
Governor, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey