SUMMIT PROGRAM

2019
  • Registration

    08:00 - 09:30

  • 09:30 - 10:30  

       Ana Salon

    Needs Map

    Moderator

    Esra Arslan

    Board Member

    İhtiyaç Haritası (Needs Map), Inogar, InogarArt

    Speaker

    Mert Fırat

    Actor, Co-founfer

    İhtiyaç Haritası (Needs Map), Inogar, InogarArt, Moda Sahnesi, Sanat Mahal, DasDas

    Speaker

    Ali Ercan Özgür

    Co-founder

    Idema, İhtiyaç Haritası (Needs Map), Inogar, InogarArt, Sanat Mahal

  • Break

    10:35 - 10:45

  • 10:45 - 11:45  

       Salon A

    Panel 16: Transformation in Financial Market and Turkey

    • Sluggish global growth and policy
    • Repurcussions of the end of Quantitive Easing  on emerging markets
    • Global uncertainities due exchange rate risk and trade wars
    • Negative interest rates and the search for returns
    • Turkey's outlook and what should funds expect from Turkey?

    Moderator

    Mark Howarth

    Market Structure and Strategy Director

    Bloomberg

    Speaker

    Robin Brooks

    Managing Director and Chief Economist

    Institute of International Finance

    Speaker

    Ed Parker

    Head of EMEA Sovereigns

    Fitch Ratings

    Speaker

    Zeynep Yenel

    Managing Director

    Goldman Sachs

    Sponsored by

  • 10:45 - 11:45  

       Salon B

    Panel 17 : Three Musketeers of Transformation

    • Development and Investment Bank of Turkey & Development Fund of Turkey: Providing economic, financial and technical consulting to support initiatives, projects, investments and companies for sustainable and robust growth
    • Turkish Mercantile Exchange: Establishing a new market to assit efficient price discovery in agricultural products. Securitization of agricultural products, licensed warehouses, derivatives on agricultural products to manage risk
    • Local Development as a projection of National Development: Regional Development Policies of Turkey and its impact on national development; The second decade of Development Agencies: Economical, financial and technical support on enterpreneurship, projects, and industrial investments for sustainable growth; Alternative Financial Mechanisms: Regional Venture Capital Funds

    Moderator

    Hüseyin Melih Akosman

    Board Member and General Manager

    Deniz Yatırım A.Ş.

    Speaker

    Ahmet Şimşek

    Director

    Republic of Turkey Ministry of Industry and Technology Directorate General for Development Agencies

    Speaker

    Ali Kırali

    CEO

    Turkish Mercantile Exchange

    Speaker

    İbrahim Öztop

    CEO and Board Member

    Development and Investment Bank of Turkey

  • 10:45 - 11:45  

       Salon C

    Panel 18: The Pains of Transformation: Immigration, Climate Change, Income Inequality, Jeopolitical Developments

    • Humanitarian and social transformation before, during and after immigration; Global and local impact of migration; Social, political, legal, economic effects, security issues, environmental issues, immigration and lobor market
    • Climate change; risks and social costs on oceans, clean water resources, forests and habitats. Measures for climate change (Climate Coalitions, Paris Agreement, social impact investments)
    • The impact of unbalanced growth and rapid technological transformation on income inequality. Inability of human capital to keep pace with rapid technology. Reduced employment opportunities and the share of income of low skill, low income workers' limited development opportunities
    • The shift of economic powerhouses and the search for rebalancing. The USA's protectionist stance, Brexit's effect on global trade and integration, the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative
    • Can sustainability and technology address these issues?

    Moderator

    Bekir Ağırdır

    Director and Board Member

    KONDA Research and Consultancy

    Speaker

    Damla Taşkın

    Livelihoods Officer

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

    Speaker

    Assoc. Prof. Barış Karapınar

    5th Assessment Report Lead Author

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

    Speaker

    Vikas Aggarwal

    Regional Head of Policy for Emerging Markets

    ACCA

    Speaker

    Prof. Raziye Selim

    Faculty Member, Engineering Management

    Istanbul Technical University

  • 10:45 - 11:45  

       Mimar Sinan

    Training 16: Algorithmic Trading

    Ömer Çorluhan
    Yapı Kredi Yatırım
    Head of Electronic Trading

  • 10:45 - 11:45  

       İbni Sina

    Training 17: Guide for the Individual Investor: The Software, Apps, and Services to Master to Survive in Such Digitized Markets

    Tunç Şatıroğlu
    KanalFinans.com
    Founder

    Aykut Sarıbıyık
    Devexperts
    Vice President

  • 10:45 - 11:45  

       Biruni

    Training 18: Development of Participation based Funds and New Products within the Sector 

    Bora Doğanay
    KT Portföy
    Deputy General Manager

  • Break

    11:45 - 12:00

  • 12:00 - 13:00  

       Salon A

    Panel 19 : Impact Investment: Is it a New Trend or a Profitable Business Model?

    • We have been hearing more about terms like 'Responsible Investing', 'Social Impact Investment' for the financing of a sustainable world. But how do we really define them?
    • 'Green Profits' started to come to the forefront of the companies' agenda. What are the innovative approaches in financing environmental projects? How can we make traditional products and methods more green?
    • What do investors think about including social impact investments in their portfolios? How to invest in social enterprises? What do the capital markets offer: social impact funds, green bonds, social bonds and more
    • How can we measure and compare social impact products? How is impact quantified and reported on these investments? Are there standards? Are there solutions to reduce the cost of reporting?

    Moderator

    Prof. Cem Avcı

    Faculty Member, Civil Engineering Department

    Boğaziçi University

    Speaker

    Hüseyin Gayde, CFA

    Manager of Department of Equity Portfolio Management

    İş Asset Management

    Speaker

    Aslı Selçuk

    Chairperson, Head of Investor Relations

    TUYID Turkish Investor Relations Society, Ford Otosan

    Speaker

    Delphine Riou

    Head of Sustainability Research

    BNP Paribas Asset Management

    Speaker

    Gülçin Salıngan

    Deputy Director

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development

    Speaker

    Tayfun Özkan

    CFO

    Turkish Red Crescent

    Sponsored by

  • 12:00 - 13:00  

       Salon B

    Panel 20: The Best Version of Human

    • Where does our physical and mental reality lead us?
    • How can we change the way we think? How do we get out of our diameter?
    • What will life be like in the digital age, how will digital transformation affect people's lives and well-being? Does Artificial Intelligence offer better life?
    • Over the next 25 years, the X-Y-Z-Alpha generations will work together. Can employees adapt to this, does it create a distinction between employees?
    • What will be the communication problems of digitalism?
    • How will digital literacy, data processing and reading skills be provided? To align education system with technology and develop future-oriented competencies to capture the world of the future

    Moderator

    Abdurrahman Özciğer

    Executive Coach, Mentor, Trainer, Consultant

    Oze Coaching, Mentoring, Training, Consultancy Services

    Speaker

    Prof. İsmail Hakkı Aydın

    Calligrapher, Lyricist, Philosophic Writer, and Poet

    Scientist, Neurosurgent, Musician, Theologist

    Speaker

    Prof. Sinan Canan

    Educator, Author

    AçıkBeyin (OpenBrain) Education and Consulting and Üsküdar University Medical Neurophsyiology Head of Department

    Speaker

    Elshan Guliyev

    Chairman of the Board

    Invest AZ Securities

    Speaker

    Prof. Zuhal Baltaş

    Founding Partner, Founder

    Baltaş Group, Nudge Network

  • 12:00 - 13:00  

       Salon C

    Panel 21: Early De-Industrialization: Newest Threat to Global Economic Development

    • The pains of transition from an industrial society to a services society and policy measures for this purpose
    • Differences between deindustrialization in emerging and developed countries
    • Differences between deindustrialization in emerging and developed countries
    • What is the source of growth in a de-industrialized society and is it sustainable?
    • Is Turkey experiencing a problem of early de-industrialization? How should the government adress this challange?
    • Actions envisaged in the 11th Presidency Development Plan

    Moderator

    Ç. Emrah Öngüt

    Head of Manufacturing Industry Department

    Republic of Turkey Strategy and Budget Office

    Speaker

    Prof. Erinç Yeldan

    Dean, Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences Faculty

    Bilkent University

    Speaker

    Burcu Ünüvar

    Head of Economic Research Department

    TSKB

    Speaker

    Prof. Kamil Yılmaz

    Faculty Member, Department of Economics

    Koç University

    Speaker

    Prof. Erkan Erdil

    Faculty Member

    METU TEKPOL (Science and Technology Policies Research Center) and Department of Economics

  • 12:00 - 13:00  

       Mimar Sinan

    Training 19: How to Make Investment Decision? Currency? Gold? Stock Market?

    Ethem Umut Beytorun
    Invest-AZ Yatırım
    Corporate Finance Manager


  • 12:00 - 13:00  

       İbni Sina

    Training 20: The Importance of Reading Details in the Stock Market

    Seda Yalçınkaya Özer
    İntegral Yatırım
    Research Specialist

  • 12:00 - 13:00  

       Biruni

    Training 21: Capital Markets Data and e-VEDO System

    Özgür Uysal, Ph.D.
    Merkezi Kayıt Kuruluşu A.Ş.
    Director

    Setenay Yağanoğlu
    Merkezi Kayıt Kuruluşu A.Ş.
    PhDc. Chief Specialist - Trade Repository and Data Analysis Team Leader

  • Break

    13:00 - 13:40

  • 13:40 - 14:00  

       Ana Salon

    Keynote Speaker


    Speaker

    Levent Çakıroğlu

    Board Member and CEO

    Koç Holding A. Ş.

  • Break

    14:00 - 14:10

  • 14:10 - 15:10  

       Salon A

    Panel 22: Transforming the Islamic Finance Sector in the Digital Era: Opportunities and Risks

    • Are financial technologies (fintech) transformational or disruptive for Islamic financial institutions?
    • As the finance sector embraces technological innovations, are there unique risks, opportunities and challenges specific to Islamic banks?
    • Developing regulations for Islamic financial institutions operating in a dynamic financial eco-system
    • Regulatory and supervisory approaches in addressing cross-border issues: Is there a role for central Sharia boards?
    • Linking ethical and Islamic finance – The potential of socially responsible investments (SRI) in Turkey
    • Mobilising Islamic finance to achieve financial inclusion and sustainable development
    • The role of new technologies to promote financial inclusion and develop SME financing

    Moderator

    Ömer Çekin

    Head of Enforcement III Department

    BRSA

    Speaker

    Khalid Howladar

    Managing Director and Founder

    Acreditus

    Speaker

    Fatih Kazan

    Senior Technical Specialist and Advisor to Vice President Finance and CFO

    Islamic Development Bank

    Speaker

    Mohammad Farrukh Raza

    GROUP CEO, IFAAS; Co-Founder

    IFIN

    Sponsored by

  • 14:10 - 15:10  

       Salon B

    Panel 23 : Enabling Alternative to Loans: Market Direction in Debt Securities

    • Effect of Sukuk and ABS on investor demand, pension funds' effect on the market, expectations from issuers
    • Current market information on and maturity and pricing issues in fixed income securities. Future outlook.
    • Case study on bond issuance of reel sector company
    • Extending bond maturities and attracting foreign investors to Turkish bond market, 
    • Expected/desired regulations in the regulatory framework, recent and future regulations and their effects.

    Moderator

    Poyraz Koğacıoğlu

    Managing Director - Corporate Finance

    TSKB

    Speaker

    Şule Topçu Kılıç

    Infrastructure and Energy , Deputy Head, Turkey

    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

    Speaker

    Müfit Arapoğlu

    Partner, Head of Capital Markets

    BASEAK Law Firm

    Speaker

    Barış Keskin, CFA

    Fixed Income Portfolio Management Assistant Manager

    Is Asset Management

    Speaker

    Onur Aksoy

    Head of Capital Markets

    TSKB

    Speaker

    Bora Kıraç

    CFO

    Palmet Group

    Sponsored by

  • 14:10 - 15:10  

       Salon C

    Panel 24: The Customers of Transformation Economy

    • Evolution of spaces. Transition from physical space to online platforms. Will stores, trading rooms, trading floor continue to be around?
    • The biggest country in the digital world: Social media. How does social media impact customer behavior? How do social platforms drive customers?
    • Can digital platforms eliminate the superiority of large players dominating distibution channels?
    • Digital Marketing or marketing in the digital world?
    • Social media's impact on investment preferences, social investing platform
    • New concepts of marketing: Broad casting, Narrow casting, Point casting, Self media, Nano publishing

    Moderator

    Ali Erhan Tamer

    Co-Founder & CEO

    OXY/AI INC.

    Speaker

    Stefan Zeiselmaier

    CEO

    ECE Türkiye

    Speaker

    Kürşat Alparslan

    Strategic Advisor

    Tradesoft

    Speaker

    Derya Matraş

    Country Director for Turkey

    Facebook

    Speaker

    Alexander Wallin

    CEO

    Sprinkle Group

    Sponsored by

  • 14:10 - 15:10  

       Mimar Sinan

    Training 22: Critical Points of Algorithmic Trading

    Emre Onursal
    Invest-AZ Yatırım
    Portfolio Brokerage Manager


  • 14:10 - 15:10  

       İbni Sina

    Training 23: Intro to CFA Program

    İlke Takımoğlu Homriş, CFA
    CFA Society İstanbul
    Director

  • 14:10 - 15:10  

       Biruni

    Training 24: Data Scientist: Money Detective

    Ahmet Melih Selçuk, Ph.D.
    Komtaş /Analythinx
    Chief Data Scientist

  • Break

    15:10 - 15:20

  • 15:20 - 15:40  

       Ana Salon

    Keynote Speaker


    Speaker

    Temel Güzeloğlu

    Board Member and CEO

    QNB Finansbank

  • Break

    15:40 - 15:50

  • 15:50 - 16:50  

       Salon A

    Panel 25 : Technology in Brokerage Services: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow of Platforms

    • The unstoppable rise of mobile
    • Retail investor’s new customer experience
    • Portfolio allocations / risk education
    • Simple solutions for investors, time-saving applications, inexpensive live data packages.
    • Integration across platforms (mobile, web, professional platforms, continuous blended data investment advisor
    • Fall of brokerage commissions, alternative income models, subscription-based investor packages
    • Platforms for institutional investors: Colocation services & corporate solutions (connection continuity, risk management)

    Moderator

    Fırat Gürler

    Country Director, CEO

    Devexperts

    Speaker

    Bhaskar Prabhakara

    CEO

    WeInvest

    Speaker

    Fatih Yeğenoğlu

    General Manager

    InvestAZ Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş.

    Speaker

    Burak Arslanpay

    Assistant General Manager

    Infina Software

    Speaker

    Yılmaz Arısoy

    CEO

    Yapı Kredi Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş.

    Sponsored by

  • 15:50 - 16:50  

       Salon B

    Panel 26 : Society 5.0: Human Oriented Industrialization

    • Hunter/gatherer (1.0), agriculture (2.0), industry (3.0) and information (4.0) societies are followed by society (5.0): A super Intelligent society centered on technology-based people.
    • Society 5.0 promises an ecosystem that improves the quality of life and provides tailor-made solutions by using big data through sophisticated and advanced technologies.
    • While artificial intelligence and technology require new competencies, how does the increase in unemployment and the elderly population affect society? What should be done about this?
    • Developments in health increases the average life expectancy. How can the problem of sustainability brought by the rising population be overcome?
    • How will the "DATA" required for all these be provided? Can the big data held by the public and private sector be open to all? What are the drawbacks?
    • In this process, how will 5 obstacles (regulatory institutions that will determine the national strategy, incentive regulation and legal infrastructure, information privacy and cyber security, education and training of human capital, the social acceptance) will be overcome?
    • Where does the value of the data come from? Who makes money along the value chain of data? How much is my data worth? Does my data have individual value or is it collective data that creates value?

    Moderator

    Sinan Oymacı

    ICT Consultant, Author

    Industrial Eng. MBA

    Speaker

    Prof. Alp Üstündağ

    Chair of Data Engineering & Business Analytics Department, Managing Director

    Istanbul Technical University - Business Analytics Solutions

    Speaker

    Burak Aydın

    CEO

    SabancıDx

    Speaker

    Prof. B. Aykut Arıkan

    Co-founder

    Universal & Partners

    Speaker

    Dr. Kerem Dündar

    Founder

    Neuro-health Brain Research and Practice Center

  • 15:50 - 16:50  

       Salon C

    Panel 27 : What is wrong with finance and what to do about it?

    • Too much debt, too little equity
    • Responsible investing
    • What is the right size of the financial Sector
    • How big should the financial sector be? Impact of financial technologies on current financial architecture (banking, shadow banking and the weight of capital markets)
    • What is optimal financial structure (weights of banking, shadow banking and capital markets)
    • Should environmental factors be considered?
    • Impact of financial technologies on current financial architecture 

    Moderator

    Prof. Vedat Akgiray

    Boğaziçi University

    Speaker

    Prof. Ümit Gürün

    University of Texas

    Speaker

    Oğuzhan Karakaş Ph.D.

    Senior Faculty Member

    University of Cambridge

  • 15:50 - 16:50  

       Mimar Sinan

    Training 25: International Capital Markets in all its Parts

    Musa Ufuk Özdoğan
    Deniz Yatırım
    Investment Products Sales Department Head

    Güven Baykuş
    Deniz Yatırım
    International Markets Department Head

  • 15:50 - 16:50  

       İbni Sina

    Training 26: TEFTP (Turkey Electronıc Fund Tradıng Platform)

    Emre Koçbey
    Takas İstanbul
    Director

  • 15:50 - 16:50  

       Biruni

    Training 27: Fintech World and Impacts on Banking

    Sait Şener
    Türkiye Vakıflar Bankası T.A.O.
    RnD and Innovation Manager

  • Break

    16:50 - 17:50

  • 17:00 - 18:00  

       Ana Salon

    Panel 28 : Policymakers of Turkey’s Transformation

    • Digital Transformation Leader Function and its place in the world; The importance of digitalization in the transformation process and its reflections on venture capital; Innovative technologies and importance of data in digital economy; Steps, priorities and studies in domestic national technology production; Digital transformation and siber security
    • Istanbul Financial Center: How to atttract international funds and diversify financial resources
    • Quantifying Turkey's human capital, required skills capabilities and initiatives to enhance human capital. Carreers in the public sectors, performance measurement, merit based recruitment
    • Encourage investment for economic growth, promoting Turkey's investment environment, identifying challenges and solutions

    Moderator

    Alp Keler, CFA Ph.D.

    Chairperson

    Turkish Capital Markets Association

    Speaker

    Dr. Ali Taha Koç

    Head

    Digital Transformation Office of Presidency of the Republic of Turkey

    Speaker

    Prof. Göksel Aşan

    Head

    T.C. Cumhurbaşkanlığı Finans Ofisi

    Speaker

    Assoc. Prof. Salim Atay

    Head

    Human Resources Office of Presidency of the Republic of Turkey

    Speaker

    Arda Ermut

    Head

    Investment Office of Presidency of the Republic of Turkey

  • 17:00 - 18:00  

       İbni Sina

    Training 28: Trends in Capital Markets

    Dilan Pamir
    Türkiye Kalkınma ve Yatırım Bankası
    SVP, Capital Markets Advisory, Investment Banking 

  • 17:00 - 18:00  

       Biruni

    Training 29: Introduction to Blockchain Technologies

    Bora Erdamar, Ph.D.
    Bahçeşehir University, Blockchain Research and Application Center
    Director

  • Closing

    - 18:00

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