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TBCCI UK-TURKEY BUSINESS FORUM

TUESDAY, 2 FEBRUARY 2021

STATIONER’S HALL, LONDON

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ABOUT THE FORUM

The TBCCI Istanbul Forum, the 10th this year in the series, is an annual expert information exchange and business networking platform where business opportunities and methods are discussed in the Turkey-UK country-pair context. The focus this year is Post-Brexit perspective, Technology, Finance, energy, Manufacturing, and Construction.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Corporations, SMEs, professionals, officials, academicians and individuals from both Turkey and the UK, who are engaged in or intending to do business in or between the two countries.

WHY ATTEND?

Hear from the Experts: Learn from key note speakers and panels of thought leaders from business and government organisations both in Turkey and the UK, exploring business opportunities in Turkey & the UK. Focus on smart technologies, fintech, capital markets, listing, manufacturing, energy, transportation, post-Brexit.

Expand Your Network:  With delegates from a wide range of service and industry sectors and multiple networking sessions, the Forum will be your opportunity to meet face to face with leading executive corporate decision makers and government leaders.

PROGRAMME

12:00 – 13:00 Registration – Networking

13:00 – 13:20 Welcome Addresses

13:20 – 14:00 Keynote Speeches

14:00 – 14:15 Coffee Break

14:15 – 14:25 Panel Introduction

14:25 – 15:10 Powering Turkish Growth through London Listing

15:10 – 15:25 Coffee Break

15:25 – 15:35 Panel Introduction

15:35 – 16:20 Smart Technologies & Fintech

16:20 – 16:35 Coffee Break

16:35 – 17:20 Infrastructure, Energy, Transportation: Changes After Brexit

17:20 – 19:30 Networking Reception

SPEAKERS

13:00 – 13:20 WELCOME ADDRESSES

ALDERMAN EMMA EDHEM
TBCCI Chairman; Alderman City of London Corporation
Deputy Head of International Law, Barrister, No 5 Chambers
Board of Directors UK Hungarian Business Council – British Azerbaijan Law Association

OSMAN OKYAY
President, Turkey-UK Business Council, Foreign Economic Relations Board, Turkey (DEİK)

13:20 – 14:00 KEYNOTE SPEECHES

HE ÜMİT YALÇIN
Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the UK

LORD McINNES of KILWINNING CBE
Co-Chair of All-Party Parliamentary Groups for Turkey

LORD JANVRIN GCB GCVO OSO
Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Turkey

14:00 – 14:15 COFFEE BREAK

14:15 – 14:25 PANEL INTRODUCTION

14:25 – 15:10 POWERING TURKISH GROWTH THROUGH LONDON LISTING PANEL
Floating Companies in the UK. Is It a Bliss or a Burden?
Capital Markets
Stock Exchange Aspect
Listed Company Aspect
Regulatory Story
Advantages and Challenges of UK Companies
Corporate Governance: Rules what to know and what to do as a UK Company Director

Moderator

ALDERMAN EMMA EDHEM
TBCCI Chairman

Panellists

DR. ECE GÜRSOY
TBCCI Vice Chairman; Chief Legal Counsel, Global Ports Holding

TOM ATTENBOROUGH
Head of International Business Development – Primary Market, London Stock Exchange Group

DAVID ROBINSON
Partner, Fladgate LLP

SCOTT HOLLAND
VP Marketing – Regional Marketing, Rolls-Royce

15:10 – 15:25 COFFEE BREAK

15:25 – 15:35 FINTECH & FINANCIAL SERVICES IN THE UK
CHARLES PROCTOR
Partner, Fladgate LLP

15:35 – 16:20 SMART TECHNOLOGIES & FINTECH PANEL

Eco credentials: Carbon neutrality
Cloud Chapter 2: The heavy lifting to come.
The AI Winter: Too fast – too soon?
Telco/Media Convergence: 4K, 5G, ATSC 3.0
Tech Disruptors and Challengers (Banks and beyond: Monzo, Starling)
Connected Everything: Cars, IoT
Remote Education
Platforms & Ecosystems: what have you come as this week? e.g Apple as a Media Co, Google – FitBit
Security – Ever Challenged, who left the Backdoor open and constant Cyber barrage
Fintech

Moderator

DOUG CLARK
TBCCI Director; IBM Watson Media and Weather EMEA Telco, Media & Entertainment

Panellists

CHARLIE MORRISON
Cyber Griffin City of London Police

AXEL KALINOWSKI
Head of Central and Southern Europe, London Stock Exchange

AYNUR TAŞKAN
TBCCI Director; Senior Manager Financial Services Advisory – Strategy. Ernst & Young LLP

ANDREW MULLEN
Quality Manager: UK and Ireland at BEKO PLC

16:20 – 16:35 COFFEE BREAK

16:35 – 17:20 INFRASTRUCTURE, ENERGY, TRANSPORTATION: CHANGES AFTER BREXIT PANEL
Trends in Energy, Manufacturing, Construction supply Chains
Manufacturing Technologies
Priority issues of the Energy Sector in Turkey and the UK.
Construction synergies
Investing in the Turkish market – UK-Turkey joint project opportunities
Transportation challenges now and post-Brexit

Moderator

TARIK SÖNMEZ
Chief Commercial Counsellor, Turkish Embassy in London

Panellists

ÖZLEM GÖKÇE
Board Member, ANT YAPI UK

ANDY SCHOFIELD
Manufacturing & Materials Strategy and Technology Director, BAE Systems

ALPER ÖZEL
TBCCI Director; Chairman Executive Committee of UND (The International Transporters Association, Turkey)

ÖZCAN ATA
Chairman, BRETZ

17:20 – 19:30 NETWORKING RECEPTION

THE VENUE

 

STATIONERS’ HALL

Ave Maria Lane London EC4M 7DD
Stationers’ Hall is a Grade I listed building, close to St Paul’s Cathedral. It is one of the few ancient Livery Halls remaining in the City of London. Completed in 1673 after the Great Fire of London, the Hall has a suite of magnificent, inter-linking rooms as well as the secluded garden makes it one of the most sought-after venues in the City for Corporate events and Private functions. Stationers’ Hall is part of The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers formed in 1403, usually known as the Stationers’ Company, is one of the livery companies of the City of London.

REGISTRATION

Early Booking Special Fees (*)

Member                  : £ 165.00 (TBCCI & DEİK)
General Admission  : £ 235.00

Standard Fees
Member                  : £ 195.00 (TBCCI & DEİK)
General Admission  : £285.00

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Cancellations/Changes and Refunds:  Fees for missed forum attendance will not be refunded. Fees will be refunded, if cancellation or change resulting in a refund is received in writing no later than seven business days before the forum date. After that date, fees are non-refundable. All refunds will be processed after the conference. Substitutions are allowed at no charge.
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