TIME PLACE DESCRIPTION
08:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 11:00 Main Conference Room

Opening Speech

VAHDETTİN ERTAŞ, PhD
CAPITAL MARKETS BOARD
CHAIRMAN

HİMMET KARADAĞ
BORSA ISTANBUL
CHAIRMAN

İLHAMİ KOÇ
TURKISH CAPITAL MARKETS ASSOCIATION
PRESIDENT

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Main Conference Room

Keynote Speaker

SPEAKER

PROF. JAMES A. ROBINSON
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, HARRIS SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC POLICY
DR. RICHARD L. PEARSON PROFESSOR AND UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR, FACULTY DIRECTOR OF THE PEARSON INSTITUTE

12:30 - 13:00 Main Conference Room

Book Signing Event

 Prof. James A. Robinson

 Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty

 (200 books in Turkish be distributed)

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:30 Conference Room A

Panel Session 1: Going for Growth, but How?

  • What to do to speed up the growth? 
  • Finding the balance: Growth by consumption vs. growth by investment 
  • The optimal structure between credit and capital markets for a healthy growth
  • How to close the %6 gap between domestic savings and investment in Turkey (170 billion TL)?
  • How to transform demographic potential into human capital?

MODERATOR

MAHFİ EĞİLMEZ, Ph.D.

FORMER UNDERSECRETARY OF TURKISH TREASURY

SPEAKER

AYHAN KOSE, Ph.D.
THE WORLD BANK
DIRECTOR

SPEAKER

PROF. EGE YAZGAN
ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY
ACTING CHANCELLOR

SPEAKER

GÜVEN SAK, Ph.D
THE ECONOMIC POLICY RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF TURKEY
MANAGING DIRECTOR

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13:30 - 14:30 Conference Room B

Panel Session 2: Wanted: Entrepreneurship for Growth

  • Turkey's PE / VC investment to GDP ratio lower than developed and BRIC countries
  • The impact of private pension funds' mandatory investment to Venture Capital Invesment Funds
  • Exploring the impact of Venture Capital on economic growth
  • The new financing sources for venture capital firms

MODERATOR

ASSOC. PROF. RECEP BİLDİK
BORSA İSTANBUL
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

SPEAKER

CEM SERTOĞLU
EARLYBIRD VENTURE CAPITAL
PARTNER

SPEAKER

CENK BAYRAKDAR
REVO CAPITAL
MANAGING DIRECTOR

SPEAKER

EBRU DORMAN
MV HOLDİNG
CEO & STARTERSHUB CHAIRWOMAN

SPEAKER

A. MURAT ÖZGEN
İŞ PRIVATE EQUITY
CEO

13:30 - 14:30 Conference Room C

Panel Session 3: Sustainable Finance, Integrated Reporting and Capital Markets

  • Creating value through strategy, management, performance and expectations 
  • Embracing long-term strategies for finance, sustainability and value creation
  • A holistic approach to corporate reporting, improving accountability and governability 

MODERATOR

GÜLER ARAS, Ph.D., CPA
INTEGRATED REPORTING NETWORK TURKEY
FOUNDING CHAIR

GUEST SPEAKER

RICHARD HOWITT
INTERNATIONAL INTEGRATED REPORTING COUNCIL
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

SPEAKER

ŞENOL DUMAN, Ph.D.
BORSA İSTANBUL A.Ş.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT / FINANCE AND BUSINESS SUPPORT

SPEAKER

ÇİĞDEM İÇEL
TÜRKİYE SINAİ KALKINMA BANKASI A.Ş. (TSKB)
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

SPEAKER

EBRU DİLDAR EDİN
BUSINESS COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN TURKEY / GARANTİ BANK
VICE PRESIDENT / EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

SPEAKER

MAGGIE MACGHEE
ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS (ACCA)
DIRECTOR

13:30 - 14:30 Mimar Sinan Training Session 1: Electronic Trading and Algorithms

INSTRUCTOR

ÖMER ÇORLUHAN
YAPI KREDİ INVEST
ELECTRONIC TRADING DEPARTMENT MANAGER

13:30 - 14:30 İbni Sina Training Session 2: Introduction to Investor Relations

INSTRUCTOR

ASLI SELÇUK SOYUBOL
FORD OTOSAN
INVESTOR RELATIONS MANAGER

INSTRUCTOR

IŞIL BÜK
BIZIM TOPTAN
INVESTOR RELATIONS DIRECTOR

13:30 - 14:30 Biruni Training Session 3: Factors to Consider Before Investing

INSTRUCTOR

ÜZEYİR DOĞAN
GEDİK INVESTMENT
INVESTMENT ADVISORY DEPARTMENT MANAGER

INSTRUCTOR

BESTE NAZ KÖKSAL
GEDİK INVESTMENT
INVESTMENT ADVISORY DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT MANAGER

14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 - 15:45 Conference Room A

Panel Session 4: Funding for Growth: Foreign Direct Investments

  • Foreign Direct Investment: What Turkey Promises?
  • Motivations and expectations of investors
  • The importance of Foreign Direct Investment on growth

MODERATOR

ÖZLEM ÖZYİĞİT
INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS ASSOCIATION
SECRETARY GENERAL

SPEAKER

HARM GOOSSENS
UNILEVER TURKEY, CENTRAL ASIA AND IRAN
CHAIRPERSON

SPEAKER

JAVIER BERNAL DIONIS
BBVA GARANTİ TURKEY
EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER

SPEAKER

NECMETTİN KAYMAZ
INVESTMENT SUPPORT AND PROMOTION AGENCY OF TURKEY (ISPAT)
CHIEF PROJECT DIRECTOR

SPEAKER

ZAFER SÖNMEZ
KHAZANAH TURKEY REGIONAL OFFICE
DIRECTOR

14:45 - 15:45 Conference Room B

Panel Session 5: The Impact of Information Quality on Investor Trust, Firm Valuations and Capital Market Growth

  • Advisory Board Members of Journal of Capital Markets Studies will evaluate relation between financial information sharing, corporate governance, corporate value and growth.

MODERATOR

GÜLER ARAS, Ph.D., CPA
YILDIZ TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PROFESSOR

SPEAKER

PROF. JIM HASLAM
THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING, GOVERNANCE AND SOCIETY DIVISIONAL DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND IMPACT

SPEAKER

PROF. NİHEL CHABRAK, PhD
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY
ACCOUNTING PROFESSOR

SPEAKER

PROF. PREM N. SIKKA
UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX, UK
EMERITUS PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

SPEAKER

YURI BIONDI
THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH OF FRANCE
TENURED RESEARCH FELLOW AT CNRS

14:45 - 15:45 Conference Room C

Panel Session 6: Growing Savings Through Asset Management

  • How to measure return on investment? 
  • Active vs. passive management
  • Can investors make rational decisions on asset allocation?
  • Risk and return based investing or goal-based investing?
  • Can gamification help changing behavioral patterns?
  • Will RoboAdvisers replace human financial advisers?

MODERATOR

ALP KELER, PhD, CFA
AK ASSET MANAGEMENT INC.
CEO

SPEAKER

UMURCAN GAGO
PwC TURKEY TAX AND LEGAL SERVICES
PARTNER

SPEAKER

MATTHIAS HÜBNER, CFA
OLIVER WMAN
PARTNER, WEALTH & ASSET MANAGEMENT

SPEAKER

HAYDAR ÇİÇEK
ALLIANZ GLOBAL INVESTORS
DIRECTOR

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14:45 - 15:45 Mimar Sinan Training Session 4: How To Avoid Exchange Rate Risk (Options, Forwards, Futures)

INSTRUCTOR

SERMET SEVİL
YAPI KREDİ INVEST
DERIVATIVES GROUP MANAGER

14:45 - 15:45 İbni Sina Training Session 5: Financial Literacy in Turkey

INSTRUCTOR

ATTİLA KÖKSAL, CFA
UNLU&CO / THE FINANCIAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION OF TURKEY (FODER)
BOARD MEMBER / VICE PRESIDENT

INSTRUCTOR

YASEMİN DEMİRDAĞ, Ph.D.
THE FINANCIAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION OF TURKEY (FODER)
GENERAL SECRETARY

14:45 - 15:45 Biruni Training Session 6: Halk Investment Corporate Profile & Global Balances After the Financial Crisis and Comparative Analysis of Turkish Economy

INSTRUCTOR

BURAK ALTINSAÇ
HALK INVEST
MARKETING AND CORPORATE COMMUNICATION DIRECTOR

INSTRUCTOR

BANU KIVCI TOKALI
HALK INVEST
RESEARCH DIRECTOR AND CHIEF ECONOMIST

15:45 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Conference Room A

Panel Session 7: The Impact of Regulations on Capital Markets

  • Incentives for issuance, brokerage activities and investors. What needs to be done?
  • From brokerage to investment bank: Is it possible for brokerage houses to give project finance credits?
  • How to channel more savings into the capital markets?
  • Can public goods boost capital markets?
  • The impact of central counterparty on members

MODERATOR

İLHAMİ KOÇ
TURKISH CAPITAL MARKETS ASSOCIATION
CHAIRPERSON

SPEAKER

VAHDETTİN ERTAŞ, PhD
CAPITAL MARKETS BOARD
CHAIRMAN

SPEAKER

OSMAN DERELİ
THE FINANCIAL CRIMES INVESTIGATION BOARD
CHAIRMAN

SPEAKER

HİMMET KARADAĞ
BORSA ISTANBUL
CHAIRMAN

16:00 - 17:00 Conference Room B

Panel Session 8: Securitization: Symbiosis of Credit and Capital Markets

  • Do capital markets offer a solution on banks’ deteriorating credit/deposit balance and increasing interest rates?
  • Problems in taking credits off the balance sheet and solutions
  • Who is the potential buy side in securitization?
  • What will be the currency base in securitization, TL or foreign exchange?

 

MODERATOR

ESER ŞAGAR
CAPITAL MARKETS BOARD OF TURKEY
DEPUTY HEAD OF CORPORATE FINANCE DEPARTMENT

SPEAKER

HASAN ECESOY
VAKIFBANK
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER / TREASURY, INTERNATIONAL BANKING AND INVESTOR RELATIONS

SPEAKER

MEHMET ALİ ERSARI
AK ASSET MANAGEMENT
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

SPEAKER

SADIK ÇULCUOĞLU, CFA
YAPI KREDİ INVEST
HEAD OF CAPITAL MARKETS ADVISORY

SPEAKER

TEVFİK KINIK
AKTIFBANK
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

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16:00 - 17:00 Conference Room C

Panel Session 9: Financing Infrastructure Investments through Capital Markets

  • Capital Markets Financing as an Option for Infrastructure
  • Credit finance by brokerage houses on health services investments
  • Project Bonds for infrasturcure financing
  • New model of infrastructure finance in Turkey: Venture Capital Funds

MODERATOR

ŞULE TOPÇU KILIÇ
TURKEY, EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (EBRD)
DEPUTY HEAD

SPEAKER

BARIŞ HOCAOĞLU
ACTUS ASSET MANAGEMENT
GENERAL MANAGER

SPEAKER

CHRISTIANE KUTI
FITCHRATINGS
DIRECTOR, GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE & PROJECT FINANCE

SPEAKER

GÖKTÜRK IŞIKPINAR
AK ASSET MANAGEMENT
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER – CIO

SPEAKER

HAKAN YILDIRIM
SIEMENS GAMESA - TURKEY
CEO

SPEAKER

PETER AURICH
UNICREDIT S.P.A.
HEAD OF INFRASTRUCTURE TURKEY AT UNICREDIT

16:00 - 17:00 Mimar Sinan Training Session 7: Building a Pension Portfolio

INSTRUCTOR

CAN İŞÖZEN
IS ASSET MANAGEMENT
INVESTMENT ADVISORY and DOMESTIC SALES SPECIALIST

16:00 - 17:00 İbni Sina Training Session 8: Methodology of Rational Management in Companies

INSTRUCTOR

NALAN ERKARAKAŞ
THE ASSOCIATION OF LISTED COMPANIES' EXECUTIVES
CHAIRMAN

16:00 - 17:00 Biruni Training Session 9: Capital Markets; Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

INSTRUCTOR

ALKIM BİKET
HALK INVEST
DOMESTIC SALES DIRECTOR

17:00 - 19:00 Coffee Break
19:30 - 22:30 Ball Room

Gala Dinner and Launch Event of Journal of Capital Market Studies

* Gala dinner will be exclusively for a limited number of guests. 

TIME PLACE DESCRIPTION
08:00 - 09:30 Coffee Break
09:30 - 10:20 Conference Room A

Panel Session 10: 5 Reasons for Investing in Turkish Capital Markets

  • How can Turkish capital markets maintain its charm for investors?
  • What foreign researchers think about Turkey's potential?
  • To what extent do expectations of investors and returns on portfolio investment overlap?

MODERATOR

ERTUNÇ GÜRSON
TURK EKONOMI BANKASI A.S.
HEAD OF TEB SECURITIES SERVICES

SPEAKER

HERSH TEGALA
CLEARSTREAM
CORE PRODUCT MANAGER (VICE PRESIDENT)

SPEAKER

JAMES WOODS
BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES
HEAD OF GROWTH MARKETS - CONTINENTAL EUROPE

SPEAKER

TIMOTHY ASH
BLUEBAY ASSET MANAGEMENT
ECONOMIST

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09:30 - 10:20 Conference Room B

Panel Session 11: Opportunities for Cooperation Between International Financial Centre

  • What do alternative cities offer to financial market?
  • Incentives, infrastructure, human structure and social life advantages
  • Istanbul’s potential for becoming an international financial centre

MODERATOR

PROF. PREM N. SIKKA
UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX, UK
EMERITUS PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

SPEAKER

HUBERTUS VAETH
FRANKFURT MAIN FINANCE
MANAGING DIRECTOR

SPEAKER

ROBERT BARNES, Ph.D.
TURQUOISE / LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP
CEO / BİRİNCİL PİYASALAR BAŞKANI

SPEAKER

ZEYNEP ASLAN
FUCHS & ASSOCIÉS FINANCE SA / LUXEMBOURG TURKEY BUSINESS COUNCIL, LUXEMBOURG CHAPTER
HEAD OF SALES – SENIOR PORTFOLIO MANAGER / BOARD MEMBER

SPEAKER

DANIEL GALLISSAIRES
ECONOMIC COUNSELLOR AT THE FRENCH EMBASSY IN ANKARA
HEAD OF THE REGIONAL ECONOMIC SERVICE

09:30 - 10:20 Conference Room C

Panel Session 12: Opportunities and Challenges of Industry 4.0

  • The importance of Turkey and Industry 4.0 in the digital transformation of industries
  • Turkey’s road map to digital transformation and Industry 4.0
  • Inputs and outputs of Industry 4.0, effects on cost, competition and unemployment
  • Evolution of industrial revolutions and their impact on growth
  • Governance, institutionalization and digital transformation in public companies
  • Measures, incentives and policies to ease access to finance
  • How will the increase in investments affect investors’ perception of companies

MODERATOR

EROL LENGERLİ
TRANGELS
FOUNDING PARTNER

SPEAKER

AHMET USSAL ŞAHBAZ
GENERAL ELEKTRIK TICARET VE SERVIS A.S.
GE TURKEY INNOVATION CENTER LEADER

SPEAKER

HAKAN AVDAN, Ph.D.
INVEST AZ SECURITIES INC.
CEO & BOARD MEMBER

SPEAKER

MUSTAFA AYHAN
BOSCH TURKEY
IoT AND INDUSTRY 4.0 COORDINATOR

SPEAKER

ÖMER FARUK ÖZER
ARCELİK GROUP
MANAGER - PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES & INDUSTRY 4.0

09:30 - 10:20 Mimar Sinan Training Session 10: Alternative Investing Options

INSTRUCTOR

DENİZ KUMCUOĞLU
OYAK YATIRIM MENKUL DEĞERLER A.Ş.
DERIVATIVES GROUP MANAGER

09:30 - 10:20 İbni Sina Training Session 11: Investment Strategies for Warrants

INSTRUCTOR

SERHAT DEVECİOĞLU
IS ASSET MANAGEMENT
TREASURY AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT MANAGER

INSTRUCTOR

ARAS ERKARA
IS ASSET MANAGEMENT
TREASURY AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT MANAGER

09:30 - 10:20 Biruni Training Session 12: Blockchain from a Financial Point of View

INSTRUCTOR

UFUK YAŞIBEYLİ
NGN INFORMATION and COMMUNICATIONS
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER, TECHNOLOGY

INSTRUCTOR

ALEXEY SMİRNOV
NGN INTERNATIONAL
INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS DIRECTOR

10:20 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:30 Main Room

Interview with Deputy Prime Minister

MEHMET ŞİMŞEK
DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER
THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY

10:45 - 11:45 Biruni Training Session 16: Capital Markets Board of Turkey Licensing, Exams and Trainings

INSTRUCTOR

İLKER MAHMUT KALIN
CAPITAL MARKETS LICENSING REGISTRATION and TRAINING AGENCY
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

INSTRUCTOR

EMİNE ERBAŞ
CAPITAL MARKETS LICENSING REGISTRATION AND TRAINING AGENCY
TRAINING DEPARTMENT MANAGER

11:15 - 12:00 Conference Room B

Keynote Speaker

THE PROBLEMS IN FINANCIAL REGULATION IN THE AGE INFORMATION ECONOMY

PROF. SHYAM SUNDER
YALE UNIVERSITY
JAMES L. FRANK PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING, ECONOMICS, AND FINANCE

11:15 - 12:00 Conference Room C

Keynote Speaker

THE GAME IS CHANGING: FINTECH, BLOCKCHAIN and VALUE EXCHANGE

CHRIS SKINNER
THE FINANSER LTD
CEO, AUTHOR

12:00 - 12:15 Conference Room C

Book Signing Event

 Chris Skinner

 VALUEWEB

 (200 books in Turkish be distributed)

11:45 - 12:45 Mimar Sinan Training Session 14: Strategies for Hedging Foreign Currency and Interest Rate Risks

INSTRUCTOR

DUYGU ÖZER
VAKIFBANK
TREASURY MARKETING and SALES DEPARTMENT MANAGER

11:45 - 12:45 İbni Sina Training Session 15: Capitalising Brand

INSTRUCTOR

EMİN ORGE
FİKİR SİLOSU
CHIEF OF MADNESS

11:45 - 12:45 Biruni Training Session 13: Capital Markets Licensing Exams: How to Prepare?

INSTRUCTOR

GÖKHAN BÜYÜKŞENGÜR, Ph.D.
TURKISH CAPITAL MARKETS ASSOCIATION (TCMA)
MANAGER

INSTRUCTOR

PROF. YUSUF KADERLİ
ADNAN MENDERES UNIVERSITY / FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES

12:00 - 12:15 Coffee Break
12:15 - 13:15 Conference Room A

Panel Session 13: The Road to Efficent Private Pension Systems

  • The role of private pension funds in strengthening capital markets
  • The role of auto-enrollement in increasing savings and strengthening capital markets 
  • Private pension funds and returns
  • The optimal investment strategies in private pension funds

MODERATOR

TAYLAN TÜRKÖLMEZ
ALLİANZ
GENERAL MANAGER

SPEAKER

PROF. A. VEDAT AKGİRAY
BOĞAZİÇİ UNIVERSITY - CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN RETIREMENT - ISTANBUL
PROFESSOR

SPEAKER

ABDURRAHMAN YILDIRIM
HABERTURK
JOURNALIST

SPEAKER

ALİM TELCİ
HALK ASSET MANAGEMENT INC.
BOARD MEMBER AND GENERAL MANAGER

SPEAKER

M. UĞUR ERKAN
ANADOLU HAYAT EMEKLILIK
DIRECTOR & CEO

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12:15 - 13:15 Conference Room B

Panel Session 14: Islamic Financial Products: Opportunities and Challenges

  • Strengthening the sector: What is Needed?
  • Turkey as a center of attention for neighboring countries
  • Creating an Islamic Financial Products Advisory Board
  • How to evaluate Islamic capital markets instruments in regards to Islamic jurisprudence?
  • Can real estate certificates offer non-interest solution to housing finance?
  • To what extent Islamic criteria contribute to the share market?

MODERATOR

PROF. FATİH SAVAŞAN
BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF TURKISH CENTRAL SECURITIES DEPOSITORY (CSD)
CHAIRMAN

SPEAKER

PROF. SERVET BAYINDIR
İ.Ü. İLAHİYAT FAKÜLTESİ
İSLAM İKTİSADI VE FİNANSI ANABİLİM DALI BAŞKANI

SPEAKER

ASSOC.PROF. MEHMET SARAÇ
ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF ECONOMICS

SPEAKER

MELİKŞAH UTKU
PARTICIPATION BANKS ASSOCIATION OF TURKEY
CHAIRMAN

SPEAKER

ASSOC. PROF. DR. ŞAKİR GÖRMÜŞ
SAKARYA UNIVERSITY
HEAD OF FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS DEPARTMENT

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12:15 - 13:15 Conference Room C

Panel Session 15: Capital Markets - Technology - Risk

  • The challenges and risks of technological developments for capital markets 
  • Cases in Nasdaq and Borsa Istanbul: Fat-Finger, Dude, Algorithmic Trading, HFT

MODERATOR

ASSOC. PROF. CUMHUR EKİNCİ
İSTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
ASSOC. PROF.

SPEAKER

PROF. ALİ N. AKANSU
NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
PROFESSOR OF ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING

SPEAKER

GÖKHAN ELİBOL
TAKAS İSTANBUL
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT / MARKETS AND OPERATIONS

SPEAKER

HAKAN YAMAÇOĞUZ, CFA
IS INVESTMENT
DIRECTOR, QUANTITATIVE STRATEGIES AND ARBITRAGE / TREASURY AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

SPEAKER

ONUR TOPAÇ
GEDIK BROKERAGE
CEO

13:15 - 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 - 14:45 Conference Room A

Panel Session 16: IPO vs M&A: David and Goliath

  • Funding in rising interest rate environment
  • Disappeared IPOs and reasons
  • Are M&A shrinking? What's behind?
  • Are Turkish firms cheap option? Rational to sell?

MODERATOR

MURAT KURAL
IS INVESTMENT
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER, CORPORATE FINANCE

SPEAKER

BARIŞ ÖNEY
GLOBALTURK CAPİTAL
FOUNDER & MANAGİNG PARTNER

SPEAKER

MAHMUT L. ÜNLÜ
ÜNLÜ & CO
CHAIRPERSON

SPEAKER

N. KERİM KOTAN
PRAGMA CORPORATE FINANCE
MANAGING DIRECTOR

SPEAKER

SELÇUK YORGANCIOĞLU
THE ABRAAJ GROUP
PARTNER

13:45 - 14:45 Conference Room B

Panel Session 17: Role of Investor Relations on Firm Valuations

  • Choosing the right strategy for investor relations
  • Contribution of effective investor relations to the value of companies and other selected criteria? (liquidity, analyst coverage)
  • The expectations of buyers and sellers
  • How to plan a succesful bond issuance?

MODERATOR

CENK GÖKSAN
TÜYİD - TURKISH INVESTOR RELATIONS SOCIETY
BOARD MEMBER

SPEAKER

BAŞAK ÖGE
TÜRKİYE ŞİŞE VE CAM FABRİKALARI A.Ş.
INVESTOR RELATIONS DIRECTOR

SPEAKER

HANDAN SAYGIN
GARANTI BANK
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT- INVESTOR RELATIONS

SPEAKER

İREM ÇALIŞKAN DURSUN
ANADOLU GROUP
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND INVESTOR RELATIONS DEPUTY COORDINATOR

SPEAKER

SÜLEYMAN ÖZCAN
İŞBANK
HEAD OF INVESTOR RELATIONS DIVISION

13:45 - 14:45 Conference Room C

Panel Session 18: Digital Money and the New Financial Architecture

  • Digital currency: Infrastructure, technologies and advantages
  • Investment instrument or foreign exhange?
  • Is it a threat for currencies?
  • Is it a new business model for brokers?

MODERATOR

MEHMET İNHAN, Ph.D.
SAHA CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND CREDİT RATİNG SERVİCES INC.
MEMBER OF THE BOARD

SPEAKER

AHMET USTA
FİNTECH İSTANBUL
MANAGING EDITOR

SPEAKER

ERKAN ÖZ
DHA GLOBAL TRENDS ANALYST
ECONOMIC JOURNALIST, AUTHOR AND FILM MAKER

SPEAKER

ATTY. OSMAN REMZİ GÜNVER (Ph.D.)
GÜNVER & GÜNVER LAW OFFİCE
FOUNDER

SPEAKER

ŞANT MANUKYAN
IS INVESTMENT
MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL MARKETS - EQUITY AND DERIVATIVES

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13:45 - 14:45 Mimar Sinan Training Session 17: Methods of Mind Control in Financial Markets

INSTRUCTOR

ATEŞAN AYBARS
NOORCM
NOORCM TRAINING MANAGER

13:45 - 14:45 İbni Sina Training Session 18: Individual Finance and Profession for the Future: Financial Planning

INSTRUCTOR

ENGİN KURUN, ASSOC. PROF.
THE FINANCIAL PLANNING ASSOCIATION
GENERAL SECRETARY

13:45 - 14:45 Biruni Training Session 19: Global Passport To Finance World, Everything You Want To Know About CFA

INSTRUCTOR

İLKE TAKIMOĞLU HOMRİŞ, CFA
CFA SOCIETY OF ISTANBUL
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

14:45 - 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 16:00 Conference Room A

Panel Session 19: The Impact of Blockchain on Financial Markets

  • Game changer effects of Blockchain infrastructure to real sector and finance industry

MODERATOR

EKREM ARIKAN
TAKAS İSTANBUL
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

SPEAKER

CEMİL ŞİNASİ TÜRÜN
DEFTERHANE BLOCKCHAIN
BLOCKCHAIN EVANGELIST

SPEAKER

CELAL CÜNDOĞLU
THE INTERBANK CARD CENTER
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, PAYMENT PLATFORMS & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

SPEAKER

PINAR EMİRDAĞ, Ph.D
STATE STREET CORPORATION
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, HEAD OF DIGITAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

SPEAKER

UFUK YAŞIBEYLİ
NGN BİLGİ VE İLETİŞİM HİZMETLERİ
VP, TECHNOLOGY

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15:00 - 16:00 Conference Room B

Panel Session 20: Youth’s View on Capital Markets

MODERATOR

ASSOC. PROF. EMRE ERDOĞAN
ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY
DEPT. OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

SPEAKER

DUYGU ŞENGÜN
ADNAN MENDERES UNIVERSITY NAZİLLİ SCHOOL OF ECONOMIC & MANAGERIAL SCIENCES, FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT
STUDENT

SPEAKER

ERGİN KORKMAZ
HİTİT UNIVERSITY BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ANADOLU UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS DEPARTMENTS
STUDENT

SPEAKER

FATİH KAPLAN
BOĞAZIÇI UNIVERSITY, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
STUDENT

SPEAKER

SILA BAŞTÜRK
EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (EBRD)
ANALYST

SPEAKER

ZANA BORAK
AKDENİZ UNIVERSITY
STUDENT

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15:00 - 16:00 Conference Room C

Panel Session 21: Capital Markets > Fund Raising

  • Issuers' views on the capital markets, bottlenecks and challenges 
  • IPOs and their impact on corporate sustainability
  • Debt instruments as a rising star. Are they the new financing instruments? How to protect investors?
  • Issuance of sukuk certificates in Turkey? To what extent are they succesful?
  • Advantages and disadvantages for corporate structure following issuance 

MODERATOR

BERRA DOĞANER, Ph.D.
TURKISH CAPITAL MARKETS ASSOCIATION
DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON

SPEAKER

MEHMET FATİH KAZDAL
DRD FLEET LEASING
CFO

SPEAKER

GÜLNUR ANLAŞ
LOGO BUSINESS SOLUTIONS
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

SPEAKER

GASPAR RODRIGUES
ORFİN FİNANSMAN A.Ş.
CFO

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15:00 - 16:00 Mimar Sinan Training Session 20: Investment in Futures & Options Market

INSTRUCTOR

UMUT BEYTORUN
INVEST AZ
TRAINING DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR

15:00 - 16:00 İbni Sina Training Session 21: Structured Options and Warrrants

INSTRUCTOR

ALP ALBERT KRESPİN
DEUTSCHE SECURITIES
GENERAL MANAGER

INSTRUCTOR

ONUR OBEN AKKAYNAK
DEUTSCHE BANK
DIRECTOR

15:00 - 16:00 Biruni Training Session 22: Real Estate Investment Trust

INSTRUCTOR

SELİM KOCAOĞLU
İŞ ASSET MANAGEMENT
ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT PRODUCTS PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30 Conference Room A

Panel Session 22: Extrajudicial Dispute Resolution, Capital Markets and Investor Protection

  • Is dispute resolution an option for share sale agreements?
  • Enforcement of arbitration orders, what should be done?
  • The impact of foreign arbitration orders in Turkey
  • Dispute resolution for intra-corporate cases
  • Mediation practices in Turkey
  • Mediation as an alternative in capital market disputes

MODERATOR

ATTY. İSMAİL G. ESİN (Ph.D)
ESIN ATTORNEY PARTNERSHIP, A MEMBER OF BAKER & MCKENZIE INTERNATIONAL, A SWISS VEREIN
MANAGING PARTNER

SPEAKER

PROF. H. ERCÜMENT ERDEM
ERDEM&ERDEM LAW OFFİCE
FOUNDER & SENIOR PARTNER

SPEAKER

ASSOC. PROF. CEMİLE GÖKYAYLA
ISTANBUL BİLGİ UNIVERSITY
HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW

SPEAKER

ASSOC. PROF. TOLGA AYOĞLU
GALATASARAY UNIVERSITY LAW FACULTY, ISTANBUL
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCIAL LAW

SPEAKER

ATTY. NUR ÖZDEN
ALTINBAŞ UNIVERSITY
MEDIATOR / CONCILIATOR /TRAINER

16:30 - 17:30 Conference Room B

Panel Session 23: Fintech and Capital Markets

  • Fintech
  • Regtech
  • AI
  • Big Data
  • Algorithmic Trading
  • Roboadvisor
  • Gamification
  • Cyber Security

MODERATOR

LEVENT CEBECİ
PHILOGICA
MANAGING PARTNER & CEO

SPEAKER

ELSHAN GULİYEV
INVEST AZ SECURITIES INC.
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

SPEAKER

HAKAN ELMAS, CFA
ZEKAI ROBO ADVISORY TECHNOLOGIES
COFOUNDER CEO

SPEAKER

KÜRŞAT ALPARSLAN
TRADESOFT
CONSULTANT

SPEAKER

PAOLO SİRONİ
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES – IBM
FINTECH THOUGH LEADER AND AUTHOR - IBM INDUSTRY ACADEMY - WATSON FINANCIAL SERVICES

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16:30 - 17:30 Conference Room C

Panel Session 24: Istanbul vs. London

  • Growing strategies for global brands
  • Growing funding : Turkey vs. Abroad

MODERATOR

NALAN ERKARAKAŞ
THE ASSOCIATION OF LISTED COMPANIES' EXECUTIVES
CHAIRWOMAN OF KOTEDER

SPEAKER

SELİM KENDER
DP EURASIA N.V.
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER AND HEAD OF INVESTOR RELATIONS

SPEAKER

EROL GÖKER
GLOBAL YATIRIM HOLDİNG
VICE CHAIRMAN

SPEAKER

KEREM ONURSAL
TURKVEN
PARTNER

SPEAKER

MURAT KOLBAŞI
ARZUM A.S.
CHAIRMAN

16:30 - 17:30 Mimar Sinan Training Session 23: Real Estate Investment Trust

INSTRUCTOR

HASAN BAYHAN
RE-PIE REAL ESTATE PROPERTY INVESTMENT EQUITY
GENERAL MANAGER

16:30 - 17:30 İbni Sina Training Session 24: Treasury Products in Participation Banking and Implementations for Capital Markets

INSTRUCTOR

KENAN DEDE
KT ASSET MANAGEMENT
INTERNAL AUDIT MANAGER

16:30 - 17:30 Biruni Training Session 25: Investment Decision and Behavioral Finance

INSTRUCTOR

ONUR YURTSEVER
TRADESOFT
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

17:30 - 18:00 Main Room

Closing Coctail and "Camera In Your Hand, Future In Your Pocket" Short Movie Contest Award Ceremony