Turkish-German Innovation Summit
Date: October 21-22, 2014
Location: Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel
Below, please find our schedule for the Turkish-German Innovation Summit.
Please click here to download the Summit Booklet (PDF, 1,4 MB)
|09.00 - 09.30||Registration|
|09.30 - 09.40|| |
|09.40 - 10.20|| |
|10.20 - 10.40|| |
|10.40 - 11.00||Coffee break|
|11.00 - 12.30|| |
Innovations across country borders A conversation on the benefits of pursuing research and development via joint forces, featuring the personal experiences and perspectives of German and Turkish executives.
Cem Kural, Director R&D - Arҫelik A.Ş.
Prof. Dr. Şener Oktik, CTO - Şişecam Group
Iffet Türken, Executive Board Member/Business Development - Kässbohrer AS
|12.30 - 14.00||Lunch & networking|
|14.00 - 15.00|| |
Parallel Panel sessions
Technology as a driving force in innovative capacity A discussion of current trends, regional technology clusters, opportunities for global firms in German und Turkish technology sectors and chances for SMEs in Horizon 2020.
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Horst Stöcker, Scientific Director - GSI Helmholtzzentrum fuer Schwerionenforschung GmbH
Dr. Christian Garbe, Managing Director - FIZ Frankfurt Biotechnology Innovation Center
Hakan Karataş, Director, Directorate for International Cooperation, TÜBITAK - The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey
Location, Location, Location Analyzing economic trends that influence industry decisions on where to locate in Turkey and how to use this information to your advantage.
Klaus Burger, CEO - MAHA Maschinenbau Haldenwang GmbH & Co. KG
Michael Schneider, CFO - HAHN Automation GmbH
Higher Gains with Higher Education How to find partners among the many leading education and research institutions in Germany and Turkey and how to capitalize on these relationships.
Savaş M. Özaydemir, President - Endel Group and Chairman of Board - Eskişehir Chamber of Industry
Advanced Manufacturing A discussion on the status of advanced manufacturing today, covering various opportunities in the field, the latest developments in the economics of producing in Turkey, and efforts to expand this industry within the country.
Ali Eren, CEO - Erensan Group
Recep Kurt, Director R & D - Martur Sünger ve Koltuk Tesisleri Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş.
|15.00 - 15.30||Refreshments/Networking|
|15.30 - 16.30|| |
Parallel Panel sessions
Sourcing Talent Abroad A conversation about how to most effectively make use of the ample supply of talented professionals present in Turkey
Okan Gedik, General Manager - Assan Hanil Otomotiv San. ve Tic. A.Ş.
Ümit Özdurmus, Global Head - SAP Security Practice
Automotive Innovation A discussion on how big data and advanced analytics are driving the changes and innovations in the automotive industry.
Karl-Josef Kuhn, Principal Engineer, Corporate Technology - Siemens AG
Protecting Your Innovations A discussion of patent laws in Germany and Turkey, what you should know about protecting the results of your R&D and their global monetization. This panel will feature experts in patent law and personal experiences of Turkish and German executives.
Prof. Dr. Habip Asan, President - Turkish Patent Insitute
Advanced Materials Systems Driving Innovation A discussion of how materials technologies are driving innovations for both ecosystem and business models.
Prof. Dr. Ender Suvacı, Professor - Materials Science at Anadolu University in Turkey
Dr. Rainer Bueschl, Head of Knowledge Management Performance Materials - BASF SE
|16.30 - 17.00||Closing remarks|
|17.00 - 18.00||Get together|