WICS 2017 Confirmed Speakers (The Page is Being Updated)

Speakers

  • H. E. Binali Yıldırım

    Prime Minister of Republic of Turkey
  • H. E. Emil Boc

    F. Prime Minister of Romania
  • H. E. Dr. Yousef Al Shawarbeh

    Mayor, Amman
  • Jaanika Merilo

    Deputy Mayor, Dnipro Municipality
  • Erion Veliaj

    Mayor, Tirana
  • Dr. Szeneczey Balazs

    Deputy Mayor, Budapest
  • Mustafa Ilıcalı

    MP, Grand National Assembly of Turkey
  • Zehra Taşkesenlioğlu

    MP, Grand National Assembly of Turkey
  • Şekip Karakaya

    Chairman, Sampaş
  • Ömer Fatih Sayan

    President, The Information Technologies Authority
  • Colman Deegen

    CEO, Vodafone
  • Doç. Dr. Mustafa Tuna

    Mayor, Ankara Metropolitan Municipality
  • Dr. Lütfü Savaş

    Mayor, Hatay Metropolitan Municipality
  • Mücahit Yanılmaz

    Mayor, Elazığ Municipality
  • Enver Yılmaz

    Mayor, Ordu
  • Dr. Ahmet Ataç

    Mayor, Tepebaşı
  • Ahmet Misbah Demircan

    Mayor, Beyoğlu
  • Kazım Kurt

    Mayor, Odunpazarı
  • Lokman Çağırıcı

    Mayor, Bağcılar
  • Murat Hazinedar

    Mayor, Beşiktaş
  • Salih Kenan Şahin

    Mayor, Pendik
  • Fethi Yaşar

    Mayor, Yenimahalle
  • Lokman Ertürk

    Mayor, Kahramankazan
  • Hasan Tahsin Usta

    Mayor, Gaziosmanpaşa
  • Ahmet Bağış

    General Manager, IETT
  • Johannes Zutt

    Country Director for Turkey, World Bank
  • Mehmet Duman

    Secretary General, UCLG-MEWA
  • Hülya Alper

    Director, WALD
  • Hilmar Von Lojewski

    Head of the Department of German Cities
  • Dr. Osama El-Hassan

    Head of e-Health Section, Dubai Health Authority
  • Murat Kasımoğlu

    Secretary General, Istanbul Commerce University
  • Defne Tozan

    Country General Manager, ‎IBM
  • Sumanta Ghosh

    Head of Transportation, Qatar Design Consortium
  • Erol Yanar

    General Director, Ministry of Transport
  • Dr. Şuayip Birinci

    Deputy Undersecretary_Ministry of Health
  • Youssef Khalili

    Senior Partner, NXN
  • Selçuk Özdil

    Chairman, Turkish Green Building Council
  • Chad Pasha

    Data Scientist, UK Cabinet Office
  • Hila Oren

    CEO, The Tel Aviv Foundation
  • Ebru Kılıç Eker

    Country Manager, Software AG
  • Cem Yılmaz

    Partner, Deloitte
  • Cüneyt Uslu

    CEO, Atos
  • Dr. Fethi Filali

    Head of Technology, Qatar Mobility Innovations Center
  • Antti Vuorela

    Head of Operational Research, Helsinki Transport
  • Yalım Eriştiren

    Turkey Country Lead, Intel

Some Of The Previous WICS Speakers Include

  • Lord David Evans

    UK House of Lords
  • Gezim Kasapolli

    Minister, Ministry of European Integration
  • Fatma Şahin

    Mayor, Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality
  • Ilker Aycı

    President, Prime Ministry ISPAT
  • Mehmet Sekmen

    Mayor, Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality
  • Pelin Gündeş Bakır

    Deputy, Turkish Grand National Assembly
  • Dr. Tayfun Acarer

    Chairman, ICT Authority Turkey
  • Faik Tunay

    MP, Grand National Assembly of Turkey
  • Şuayip Birinci

    Deputy Undersecretary, Ministry of Health
  • Hüseyin Sözlü

    Mayor, Adana Metropolitan Municipality
  • Yusuf Ziya Yılmaz

    Mayor, Samsun Metropolitan Municipality
  • Tahir Akyürek

    Mayor, Konya Metropolitan Municipality
  • Caroline Minshell

    Chief Operating Officer, Newsdesk Media
  • Fazlı Kılıç

    Mayor, Kağıthane Municipality
  • Ahmet Misbah Demircan

    Mayor, Beyoğlu Municipality
  • Murat Hazinedar

    Mayor, Beşiktaş Municipality
  • Aykurt Nuhoğlu

    Mayor, Kadikoy Municipality
  • Lokman Çağırıcı

    Mayor, Bağcılar Municipality
  • Salih Kenan Şahin

    Mayor, Pendik Municipality
  • İsmail Erdem

    Mayor, Sancaktepe Municipality
  • Hilmi Türkmen

    Mayor, Üsküdar Municipality
  • Dr. Hasan Akgün

    Mayor, Büyükçekmece Municipality
  • Fatih Aydın

    Managing Director, EurAsia Strategies
  • Mümin Kahveci

    General Manager, İETT
  • Erdal Çalıkoğlu

    Ministry of Energy
  • Dr. Kemal Memişoğlu

    General Secretary, İAKKHB
  • Hüseyin Bayraktar

    Deputy GM, Ministry of Urbanisation
  • Andres Jaadla

    Board Member, CECODHAS
  • Selim Elhadef

    Ernst & Young
  • Ata Ceylan

    President of Energy Group
  • Georg Houben

    European Commision
  • Dr. Dilek Bağdatlığolu

    President, TUTED
  • Kanat Emiroğlu

    Chair, Global Energy
  • Şekip Karakaya

    Chairman, Sampaş
  • Sibel Bahadır

    Director, Ericsson Region MEA
  • Gökalp Bahçeli

    Assistant General Manager, KoçSistem
  • Mehmet Demir

    IR IT Director, LC Waikiki
  • Mehmet Özyirmidokuz

    General Manager, Universal
  • Uygar Doyuran

    Regional Sales Manager, Intel
  • Dr. Hacı Ömer Tontuş

    General Manager, Ministry of Health
  • Bekir Sami Nalbantoğlu

    President of ICT Committee, İTO
  • Aydan Volkan

    Partner, Kreatif Architects
  • Çağlayan Tuğal

    Founder, T Mimarlık
  • Şebnem Buhara

    Founder, BOU Design
  • Patrick Avato

    Lead, Climate Business, IFC
  • Prof. Dr. Tahsin Yomralıoğlu

    İstanbul Technical University
  • Alberto Bernal García

    Business Development Manager, INDRA
  • Dr. Andrea Zel

    Project Manager, Goethe Institute
  • Dirk Osinga

    Architect & Researcher, do|ob Rotterdam
  • Harun Ekinoğlu

    Urban Designer, New York
  • Irma Földenyi

    Designer & Researcher, Irmafoldenyi
  • Dr. Asu Aksoy

    Istanbul Bilgi University
  • Yiğit Şardan

    President, Council of Creative Industries
  • Dr. Cihangir İstek

    Istanbul Bilgi University
  • Andreas Schneider

    Co-Founder & Partner, IIDj
  • Alvaro Viegas

    Architect, LIN Architects
  • Paolo Salvato

    Vice President, Thales
  • Fatih Kafalı

    Chief of Data Management & Analysis, İBB
  • Ülkü Koçar

    Vice Mayor, Kadiköy Municipality
  • Feridun Ekmekci

    National EuroVelo Coordinator, ENVERCEVKO
  • Arzu Tekir

    Director, Embarq Türkiye
  • Göktuğ Kara

    Sector Manager for Transport Policy, EU
  • Hakan Helvacıoğlu

    Founder, H2C Interior Design
  • Drew Carr-Ellison

    Partner, Bio City Development
  • Dr. Fatma Zakaryan

    Managing Director, CGM Turkey
  • Hulusi Horozoğlu

    Head of Global Capital Finance HSBC
  • Merve Benice Musluoğlu

    Founder, MiaMimarlık
  • Akif Ekin

    Founder & CEO, ekin Technology
  • Nezih Ertürk

    Director Sales, Bombardier

Gökay Otyam Economic News Manager (NTV)
Şekip Karakaya Chairman (Sampaş)
Özgür Turgay Chief Executive Officer (Acıbadem Mobil)
Engin Aksoy Chief Enterprise Business Officer (Vodafone)
Steve Lewis Chief Executive Officer (Living PlanIT)
Kanat Emiroğlu Global Enerji & Senior Advisor (Boston Consulting Group )
Egemen Bağış Minister (Ministry for EU Affairs)
Archil Khabadze Prime Minister (Autonomous Republic of Adjara)
Erol Kaya Chairman - Environment Commission (The Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM))
Prof. Dr. Davut Kavranoğlu Deputy Minister (Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology)
Seyfettin Erten Director (Acıbadem Mobil)
Dr. Şuayip Birinci General Secretary (Agency of Public Hospitals Northern Anatolian Region of Istanbul)
Erdoğan Çeşmeli Executive Director - Strategic Investments (General Electric)
Semih İncedayı Chief Executive Officer (Turkcell Teknoloji)
Dr. Mustafa Ergen R&D Director (Argela)
Serdar İnan Chairman (İnanlar Construction)
Özlem Gökçe General Manager, Extensa & Vice Chair (GYODER)
Zihni Aldırmaz Mayor (Adana Metropolitan Municipality)
Yücel Çelikbilek Mayor (Beykoz Municipality)
Andrew Comer Partner (Buro Happold)
Christos Kontogeorgos Head of Central & Southeastern Europe (European Investment Bank)
Mahmut Övür Journalist & Columnist (Sabah)
Kemal İlter Head of Corporate Communications (Presidency of the Republic of Turkey)
Hakim Türkmen Columnist (Zaman)
İsmail Hakkı Polat New Media Department (Kadir Has University)
Cenap Tuncer General Manager (Intermedia Teknoloji)
Mehmet Rüştü Karabıyık Director-General (BRT TV)
Yalçın Arı Producer (TRT)
Buket Aydın Producer & Editor (NTV)
Zorluhan Zorlu Owner (Medyasyon)
Levent Erden (Communication Expert)
Prof. Pınar Mengüç Director, Center for Energy, Environment and Economy (Özyegin University)
Muhammad Yousuf Chief Executive Officer (Dan & Adam)
Yalçın Kıroğlu President (Li-Der)
Kamil Gündüz Senior Engineer (Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources)
Dr. Cevat Özarpa Technical Affairs Manager (İGDAŞ)
Hamdi Saraç General Manager (Casa Enerji)
Erkut Kırmızıoğlu Expert (Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology)
Uğur Süsoy Head of Department (İSU)
Yusuf Yazar General Manager (General Directorate of Renewable Energy)
David DeLaire Managing Partner (DD Enerji)
Çetin Çibuk Chief Information Officer (İSKİ)
Murat Sönmez Manager (İSU)
Ayten Kartal Manager (Ataşehir Municipality)
Türker Eroğlu Manager – Waste Management (İBB)
Ercan Yürekli Vice President (TÜDAM)
Ziya Gökçek Chair (UMDE)
Prof. Dr. R. Nejat Tuncay Dean (Okan University)
Dr. Hayri Baraçlı General Manager (İETT)
George Hazel Advisor (Scottish Enterprise)
Prof. Dr. Mustafa Ilıcalı Advisor to the Mayor (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality)
Umut Genç Managing Director (AVL)
Dr. Cem KAYPMAZ Chief Researcher (TUBITAK)
İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu Mayor (Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality)
Hasan Can Mayor (Ümraniye Municipality)
Lokman Çağırıcı Mayor (Bağcılar Municipality)
Dr. Şadi Yazıcı Mayor (Tuzla Municipality)
Murat Daoudov Senior Consultant (USAID)
Ahmet Misbah Demircan Mayor (Beyoğu Municipality)
Mustafa Bozbey Mayor (Nilüfer Municipality)
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Emre Bilgili Director (Istanbul Directorate of Culture and Tourism)
Mustafa Demir Mayor (Fatih Municipality)
Neşecan Çekici Managing Partner (Epos)
Işık Gökkaya Chairman (Yeşil GYO)
Hakan Kıran Owner (Hakan Kıran Architectural)
Yannis Kirkinezis Director (Hill International)
Patrick Sherwen Associate Director (Control Risks)
Massimo d`Eufemia EIB Group Representative in Turkey (European Investment Bank )
Samim Hatipoglu Chief Investment Officer (Ağaoğlu )
Sunil Dubey Director (Metropolis)
Emre Hatem Senior Vice President (Garanti Bank)
Umut Eroglu Turkey Representative (FMDV )
Nafız Eyüp Korkut Manager, EU and Istanbul Financial Centre Directorate (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality)
Ncho Kouaoh Vinvetin Vice Governor (Abidjan)
Cavit Yantaç Deputy General Manager (Microsoft Turkey)
M. Serdar Yümlü Business Development Director (Sampaş)
Duygu Yantaç Director (TNB KEP)
Halil Teksal Senior Manager, Enterprise Business Solutions (Vodafone)
Savaş Erol Uzun M2M, BSS & Infrastructure Solutions Manager (Netaş)
Ilhan Bagoren Chief Executive Officer (Telenity)
Okan Erhan Oflaz General Manager (Ministry of Environment and Urbanization)
Necdet Özekmekçi Mayor (Söke Municipality)
Hakan Karaca IT Manager (Keçiören Municipality)
Atahan Aydemir Chairman (Erhan Reklam)
Osman Çokakoğlu Partner (TCM)
Emrah Uslu Software Development Project Manager (TCM)
Prof. Ilker Birbil (Sabanci University)
Hakk Tok Chief Information Officer (İsanbul Metropolitan Municipality)
Dr. Dilek Bağdatlıoğlu Vice President, TÜTED & Chief Executive Officer (Rotal Digital )
Rifat Ünal Sayman Director (REC Turkey)
Anthony KHOI President (Cenor Group and Aerium)
Mehmet Demir Chief Information Officer (Lcwaikiki)
Alper Tekin Head Of IT Business Intelligence (Eroğlu)
Dr. Soner AKSOY Deputy & Member of The Committee on Industry, Commerce, Energy, Natural Resources, Information and Technology (TBMM)
Yaşar KARAYEL Deputy & Member of The Committee on Public Works, Reconstruction, Transportation and Tourism (TBMM)
Murat YETKİN Editor in Chief, Hurriyet Daily News
Kanat EMİROĞLU Chairman, Global Enerji & Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group
Dr. Asım GÜZELBEY Mayor, Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality
Prof. Dr. Mustafa AKAYDIN Mayor,Antalya Metropolitan Municipality
Faruk AKDOĞAN Mayor, Niğde Municipality
Ahmet Misbah DEMİRCAN Mayor, Beyoğlu Municipality
Dr. Nevzat DOĞAN Mayor, İzmit Municipality
Mevlüt UYSAL Mayor, Başakşehir Municipality
Şekip KARAKAYA Chairman of the Board, SAMPAŞ
Wafa HAMEEDI Director, IT and Corporate Services, King Abdullah Economic City
Selçuk ILIKCAN Chief Executive Officer, SAMPAŞ
Hakan KIRAN Founder and President, Hakan Kıran Architecture
Markus BREITBACH Head of International Partner Development, M2M Competence Center, Deutsche Telekom
Ömer YILDIZ General Manager, İstanbul Ulaşım
Ümit ÇEVİK Project Coordinator, Electric Vehicles, Renault
Coşkun AĞACIKLAR Intelligent Water Management Systems Business Unit Director, SAMPAŞ
Tareq ALEMADI Head of Information Technology, Office of Her highness Shiekha Moza Bint Nasser
Hakkı TOK Chief Information Officer, İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Yaşar Metin TABAN General Manager, General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Transport
Ersin PAMUKSUZER Managing Director, The LifeCo
Kulveer RANGER Director of Environment and Digital London, London Mayoral Office
Eser KARAKAYA Vice President, SAMPAŞ
Afşin BÜYÜKBAŞ Chief ICT Expert, Information and Communication Technologies Authority
Elod KOVÁCS General Manager, Green Living Lab
Jörg NQWACK Group Business Development Officer, Europe, HITACHI
Tunde KALLAI Managing Director, Cyber Care Clinique Living Lab
Mustafa ATASEVEN President, Turkish Wind Energy Association (TÜREB)
Olcayto YİĞİT General Manager, VESTAS
Yağmur ÖZDEMİR Investments and Project Finance Manager, Zorlu Enerji
Prof. Dr. Şener OKTİK President, Turkish Photovoltaic Industry Association (GENSED)
Gerhard STRYI-HIPP Head of Energy Policy & Smart Energy Cities, European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling
Marcus SOUTHWORTH Chief Executive Officer, Sunworth Development Group
Jarmo ESKELINEN Chief Executive Officer, Forum Virium Helsinki
Dr. Ahmet KESLİ Founding President, International PPP Platform Turkey, United Nations (UNECE)
Işık GÖKKAYA President, The Association of Real Estate Investment Companies
Dr. Wajdi AHMAD Technical Marketing & Solutions Director, General Electric
Duncan BOTTING Business Innovation and Growth Director, Parsons Brinckerhoff & Managing Director, Global Smart Transformation
Muhammet SARAÇ General Manager, İZAYDAŞ
Prof. Dr. Şahin ALBAYRAK Technical University Berlin
Abdullah NADAR Senior Researcher & Head of Department,TÜBİTAK
Ateş UĞUREL Managing Director,iRES
Prof. Dr. Engin TÜRE Genaral Manager,Arentek
Batuhan TOSUN President,ISSA Turkey Chapter
Muhammad YOUSUF Chief Executive Officer, Dan & Adam
James MELSOM Lecturer and Senior, Researcher & Coordinator LVML, Institute of Landscape Architecture ETH Zurich
Recep ŞAHİN Deputy Secretary General, Union of Municipalities of Turkey

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