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Forum

The 10th UK TURKEY BUSINESS FORUM

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Hilton Bosphorus İstanbul

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, 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 leading companies and government organisations both in Turkey and the UK, exploring the investment and trade opportunities in Turkey & the UK in the Post-Brexit era. Hear from experts discussing how future technologies, cyber security, cloud-computing and Fintech will shape the finance and technology markets. Lastly, receive invaluable insights from the leaders of the infrastructure industry on trends in the industry and the UK-Turkey joint project opportunities.

Be Inspired: Be among the select few to have an opportunity to hear from these industry luminaries sharing their knowledge, experiences and tips.

Expand Your Network: With hundreds of attendees, and multiple networking receptions, this forum is a networking jackpot. The Forum will be your exclusive opportunity to meet face to face with these executive corporate decision makers and government leaders.

PROGRAMME

12:00 – 13:00 Registration – Networking

13:00 – 13:25 Welcome Addresses

13:25 – 14:00 Keynote Speeches

14:00 – 14:15 Coffee Break

14:15 – 14:25 Panel Introduction

14:25 – 15:10 Post-Brexit World Perspective Panel

15:10 – 15:25 Coffee Break

15:25 – 15:35 Panel Introduction

15:35 – 16:20 Technology – Finance Panel

16:20 – 16:35 Coffee Break

16:35 – 16:45 Panel Introduction

16:45 – 17:30 Infrastructure Panel

SPEAKERS

13:00 – 13:25 WELCOME ADDRESSES

ALDERMAN EMMA EDHEM

TBCCI Chairman, Deputy Head of International Law, Barrister No 5 Chambers

Board of Directors UK Hungarian Business Council & British Azerbaijan Law Association

REMZI GÜR

TBCCI Lifetime President

Chairman, Turkish British Business Council / DEİK

JUDITH SLATER

British Consul General Istanbul

Trade Commissioner for Eastern Europe and Central Asia Network

13:25 – 14:00 KEYNOTE SPEECHES

LORD JANVRIN

British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Turkey

SIR DOMINICK CHILCOTT

British Ambassador to Turkey

H.E. ÜMİT YALÇIN

Turkish Ambassador to the United Kingdom

RUHSAR PEKCAN

Minister for Trade Turkey (will be invited)

14:00 – 14:15   COFFEE BREAK

14:25 – 15:10   POST-BREXIT WORLD PERSPECTIVE PANEL

The Post-Brexit Outlook; Investment-Trade opportunities-methods in Turkey & the UK; Marketing & Branding in Turkey & the UK; Cross-border Access

ALDERMAN EMMA EDHEM

TBCCI Chairman, Deputy Head of International Law, Barrister No 5 Chambers

Board of Directors UK Hungarian Business Council & British Azerbaijan Law Association

ÜMIT İYİ

Business Development Director, Rolls-Royce

15:10 – 15:25   COFFEE BREAK

15:35 – 16:20   TECHNOLOGY – FINANCE PANEL

Future Technologies – Cyber Security; Cloud-computing; Financial Instruments – Fintech

DOUG CLARK

TBCCI Director, WW Lead Watson & Cloud Platform IBM Telco, Media & Entertainment

PATRICK RÉGIS

TBCCI Director, Regional Director Plc CEO Rolls-Royce Turkey

RAFET MALTAŞ

Senior Manager Information Technology, Ernst & Young (EY)

CAN BARIŞ ÖZTOK

Vice President, KoçSistem

16:20 – 16:35   COFFEE BREAK

16:45 – 17:30   INFRASTRUCTURE PANEL

Trends in Energy, Manufacturing, Construction; Manufacturing Technologies; Energy, Manufacturing, Construction UK-Turkey joint project opportunities; Supply Chains and transportation

JOE MURPHY

President, BP Turkey

HALDUN DİNGEÇ

Production Technologies Director, Arçelik

ALISTAIR CASTLE

Vice Chairman TBCCI

General Manager, BAE Systems Nurol Aerospace

TERMS & CONDITIONS
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  28 August 2019. 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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Last year’s Forum on 16 October 2018, please visit here.