Themes

Environment and Climate Change

Urban Technologies & Innovation

Transport and Mobility

Urban Infrastructure

Housing and Built Environment

Migration

City Networks

Local Development

Social Inclusion

Resilience

Public Space

Governance


Speakers

Ali Faruk Göksu

Founder, Anatolian Design Atelier

Alim Arlı

Faculty Member, Istanbul Sehir University

Aniruddha Dasgupta

Global Director, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Argyris Oraiopoulos

Dr, Loughborough University

Aslı Ceylan Öner

Architecture, İzmir Economy University

Aslı Deniz Helvacıoğlu

Director, Research and Development Center for Innovation and Competition, Boğaziçi University

Ayhan Kaya

Professor of Politics, Department of International Relations, Istanbul Bilgi University

Azime Tezer

Professor, Urban and Regional Planning Department, Istanbul Technical University

Celal Abdi Güzer

Founder, CAG Architectural Workshop

Chris Webster

Dean, Faculty of Architecture, University of Hong Kong

Claudio Acioly Jr

Head Capacity Building,
UN-Habitat

Demetrios Papademetriou

Distinguished Transatlantic Fellow, Migration Policy Institute

Doris Gstach

Professor, University of Applied Sciences in Erfurt

Dursun Yıldız

Water Policy Expert

Ebru Firidin Özgür

Teaching and Researching, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Eda Ünlü Yücesoy

Associate Professor, Istanbul Şehir University

Elizabeth Ferris

Research Professor, Georgetown University

Feyzullah Gündoğdu

Managing Director, Kayseri Transportation

Françoise Bonnet

Secretary General, Association of Cities and Regions for Sustainable Resource Management (ACR+)

Geoffrey Payne

Housing and Urban Development Consultant, GPA

Göksenin İnalhan

Department of Architecture, Istanbul Technical University

Gülden Erkut

Department of Urban and Regional Planning, İstanbul Technical University

Güneş Cansız

Director, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

H. Murat Güvenç

Director of Istanbul Studies Center, Kadir Has University

Han Verschure

Emeritus Professor, University of Leuven

Hilmar Tevrüz v. Lojewski

Councillor, German Association of Cities and the City Association of North Rhine-Westphalia

Hitoshi Baba

Senior Advisor, JICA

Howard Duncan

Migration and Diaspora Studies, Carleton University

İlhan Tekeli

City and Regional Planner, Social Scientist

Jaspal Singh

Senior Expert , UITP - Toronto, Canada

Kaan Yıldızgöz

Senior Director, UITP

Kazım Gökhan Elgin

Founder Director, Istanbul Project Coordination Unit

Kemal Kirişci

Professor, Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University

Koray Velibeyoğlu

City and Regional Planning, İzmir Institute of Technology

Korel Göymen

Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University

Le-Yin Zhang

Professor of Urban Economic Development
University College London

M. Cemil Arslan

Secretary General, Marmara Municipalities Union

M. Ergün Turan

Mayor, Fatih Municipality

M. Murat Erdoğan

Director of Turkish German University Migration and Integration Research Center

M. Tevfik Göksu

Mayor, Esenler Municipality

Mahmut Baş

Director, Directorate of Earthquake and Ground Research, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Mahyar Arefi

Urban Designer

Marina Olshanskaya

CEO & Co-founder, AvantGarde Energy,

Matthias Finger

Swiss Post Chair in Management of Network Industries, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale (EPFL)

Mehmet Onur Partal

Project Director,
Istanbul Development Agency

Mikdat Kadıoğlu

Meteorological Engineering Department, Faculty Member, Istanbul Technical University

Mustafa Erdik

President, Turkish Earthquake Foundation

Myounggu Kang

Director of Smart City Research Center,
University of Seoul

Nikkole Mojica

Director, Hudson Yards Hell's Kitchen Alliance

Olga Chepelianskaia

Founder, UNICITI

Orhan Demir

Lecturer, Department of City and Regional Planning, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Ömer Arısoy

Mayor, Zeytinburnu Municipality

Özgür Bingöl

Faculty of Architecture, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Paul Knox

Distinguished Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Pelin Derviş

Independent Researcher and Architect

Piotr Barczak

Policy Officer for Waste, European Environmental Bureau

Rifat Ünal Sayman

Director, REC Turkey

Rod Regier

Commissioner of Planning, Development and Legislative Services (PDLS), Municipality of Waterloo

Sahar Attia

Emeritus Professor of Architecture and Urban Design

Serdar Yılmaz

Lead Public Sector Specialist, World Bank

Slagin Parakatil

Principal, Mercer Switzerland Inc.

Tahir Büyükakın

President, Marmara Municipalities Union

Tamara Nikolic

Operations Office, World Bank

Thierno Birahim

Managing Director, Dakar Urban Transport Council (CETUD)

Thomas Doxiadis

Architect and Landscape Architect ASLA

Tim Stonor

General Manager, Space Syntax

Viviana Fernández Prajoux

Faculty Member, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, University of Chile

Wakako Kishimoto & Mark Eley

Founders, Eley Kishimoto

Xavier Tiana

Head of International Relations, Metropolitan Area of Barcelona

Yoshiyukki Kaneda

Professor, Disaster Mitigation Research Center, Kagawa University

Yunus Uğur

Director, Centre for Urban Studies, Istanbul Sehir University

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