OPENNING SESSION

Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN

President of The Republic of Turkey

Murat Kurum

Minister of Environment and Urbanization of the Republic of Turkey

Mustafa Varank

Minister of Industry and Technology of the Republic of Turkey

Fatma Şahin

Mayor of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, President of Union of Municipalities of Turkey

MAYORS

Alinur Aktaş

Mayor of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality

Ekrem İmamoğlu

Mayor of İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Ekrem Yüce

Mayor of Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality

Fatma Şahin

Mayor of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, President of Union of Municipalities of Turkey

Haydar Ali Yıldız

Mayor of Beyoğlu Municipality

Lokman Çağırıcı

Mayor of Bağcılar

Mansur Yavaş

Mayor of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality

Mehmet Sekmen

Mayor of Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality

Memduh Büyükkılıç

Mayor of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality

Osman Zolan

Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality

Ritaben Ketankumar Patel

Mayor, Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation

Rohey Malick Lowe

Mayor of Banjul, Gambia

Tunç Soyer

Mayor of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality

Uğur İbrahim Altay

Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality

Ülgür Gökhan

Mayor of Çanakkale

Yasin Kartoğlu

Mayor of Başakşehir

MODERATORS

Berrin Benli

Turkish Informatics Foundation

Prof. Dr. Emre Alkin

Altınbaş University, Faculty of Economic, Administrative and Social Sciences

Prof. Dr. Engin Gülal

Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Yıldız Technical University

Erhun Baş

Secretary General of Associaton of Mobile Telecommunications Operators

Frédéric Vallier

Secretary General of Council of European Municipalities and Regions

Göktuğ Kara

Representative of EU Delegation to Turkey

Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal

Act. Chairman of Science, Technology and Innovation Policies Board of Presidency of the Republic of Turkey President of TÜBİTAK

Dr. Hüseyin Bayraktar

Deputy DG for GIS, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization

Mehmet Aslan

TÜBİTAK TEYDEB

Murat Göçe

CeO of BThaber

Dr. Necmi Özdemir

Faculty of Engineer, Kocaeli University

Okan Müderrisoğlu

Ankara Representative of Sabah

Prof. Dr. Osman Balaban

METU, Department of City And Regional Planning

Dr. Yüksel Malkoç

Advisor, Department of Energy Efficiency and Environment

Rana Birden Çorbacıoğlu

Head of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Kale Group

SPEAKERS

Ahmet Kindap

World Bank Senior Urban Specialist

Alexander Lesigang

Policy Officer, Association of Austrian Cities and Towns

Prof. Dr. Ali Serhan Koyuncugil

Projects Coordinator, Başkent University

Dr. Ali Taha Koç

Director of Office for Digital Transformation, Presidency of the Republic of Turkey

Ali Kantur

CeO, ITC

Dr. Alper Sarıkan

ICT Director, KAREL

Alper Yegin

Vice Chairman, LoRa Alliance

Anette Snedgaard Galskjøt

Consul General of Denmark in Istanbul

Prof.Dr. Arif Çağdaş Aydınoğlu

Gebze Technical University, Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Bassem K. Khafagy

General Secretary, Smart Universities Foundation

Doç. Dr. Birol Ekici

Secretary General of Union of Municipalities of Turkey

Bülent Özcan

Act. DG of Financial Cooperation and Project Implementation, Directorate of EU

Can Demirel

Biznet Bilişim

David Quiros Brito

Deputy Mayor for Innovation and Culture, Municipality of L’hospitalet de Llobregat

Dr. Caner Güney

Faculty of Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technical University

Carl B. Kress

USTDA Regional Director

Cemil Sağıroğlu

TUBİTAK BILGEM YTE Director

Cenk Şen

CeO of TÜRKSAT

Ceyhun Özata

Executive Vice President, Corporate and Residential Sales, Turkcell

Prof. Dr. Demiral Akbar

Dean, Faculty of Engineering, OSTİM University

Dominic Byrne

Head of IT at Fingal County Council of Ireland

Dursun Yıldırım Bayar

Head of Smart Cities and Geographical Technologies Department, Min. of Env.&Urb.

Eda Beyazıt İnce

İstanbulOn Urban Mobility Lab.

Emrah Baydemir

Deputy DG, ILBANK

Dr. Hasan Süel

Vice President of the Executive Board, Vodafone Turke

Emre Üçkardeşler

Chief of Social Policy, UNICEF Turkey

Emre Yaylagül

Head of Department, Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality

Erol Özgüner

Head of Department, İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Esat Temimhan

CeO of İSBAK

Evgeniy Nikora

Head of Murmansk City Administration, Russia

Fatih Kafalı

Hinda Smart City Technologies

Fatma Varank

Deputy Minister of Environment and Urbanization

Frank Legters

Director Business Unit Transport & Planning of Europe, Royal HaskoningDHV

Gizem Kabayel

Digital Transformation Expert, TÜBİTAK BILGEM YTE

Gökhan Uluçay

Smart Systems Program Director, ASELSAN

Gül Ertuğ

Innovation & New Ventures Director,FORD OTOSAN

Güler Sağıt

Head of Department, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality

H. Gülin Koçak

Digital Transformation Expert, TÜBİTAK BILGEM YTE

Harun Yiğit

Head of Department, Konya Metropolitan Municipality

Dr. İbrahim Bekar

Phd. İbrahim Bekar Vice President

İdil Gürsel

Associate Director of Municipal and Environmental Infrastructure, EBRD

İsmail Gülsoy

Head of Department, Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality

İsmail Tüzgen

DG for Geographical Information Systems, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization

Isatou Njie

Councilor, Banjul Municipality

James Chiao

Chairman, Smart Cities Committee, CIECA

Johanna Tzanidaki

Innovation and Deployment Director ERTICO, ITS EUROPE

Dr. Khaled El Araby

Representative of the World Bank

Dr. Kjartan Magnusson

CoE Congress of Local and Regional Authorities Smart Cities Expert

Koray Goytan

Team Leader, TurSEFF

Lin Yi

Vice President, China International Friendship Cities Association

Markus Wissman

Director, Cisco Systems, Europe, Middle East, Africa & Russia (EMEAR)

Mehmet Fatih Kacır

Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology

Melih Berk Ekşioğlu

Penetra Cyber Security

Serdar İbrahimcioğlu

General Manager, Informatics Valley

Michiya Hirayama

Deputy Manager, Regional Energy Promotion Division, City of Kitakyushu

Mozaffari Goshtasb

General Secretary, Asian Mayors’ Forum

Muhammed Ali Güntay

Digital Transformation Expert, TÜBİTAK BILGEM YTE

Muhammed Kürşad Gürsoy

Head of Department, Bursa Metropolitan Municipality

Murat Bayram

Head of Department, Directorate General for Vocational Services, Min. of Env.&Urb.

Münir Kundakçı

Deputy Director General, Microsoft Turkey

Mürüvvet Ünal Bayram

Digital Transformation Expert, TÜBİTAK BILGEM YTE

Prof.Dr. Naci Yastıklı

Yıldız Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering

Nuriye Ünlü

Deputy Director, TÜBİTAK BILGEM YTE

Doç. Dr. Onur Lenk

Institute of Marine Scienses and Management, Istanbul University

Osman Hacıbektaşoğlu

Head of IT Department, Ministry of Interior

Paul Manwaring

IoT Living Lab. Founder

Pedro Barradas

Chief Strategy Officer, Armis ITS

Tolga Yakar

Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Turkey Director

Samira Dhayyat

Secretary General of Arab Towns Organization

Serdar Benli

Head of Department of Technoparks, Ministry of Industry and Technology

Süleyman Mete Deniz

Head of Department, Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality

Şevket Altuğ Taşdemir

Head of Department, ILBANK

Prof. Dr. Şükrü Karatepe

Act. Chairman of Local Government Policies Board of Presidency of the Republic of Turkey

Takehiro Yasui

JICA Representative of Turkey Office

Tarıkhan Çetiner

Deputy Head of Department of Public Order, Directorate General for Security

Tayfun Topkoç

Director General Turkey and Middle Asia Region, SAS

Prof. Dr. Tayyip Sabri Erdil

Deputy Minister of Interior

Ulaş Altun

Head of Department, Ankara Metropolitan Municipality

Ümit Önal

CeO of Türk Telekom

Veysel Çıplak

Head of Department, Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality

Yavuz Selim Kıran

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Zeynep Şenkaya

Founder of Botech Security Systems