PLENARY SPEAKERS

Mr. Bulent Akarcali
Former Minister, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Health, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Anton Anton
Romanian Minister of Energy

(confirmed)

Mr. Fatih Donmez
Minister of Energy and Natural Resources

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) President

(confirmed)

Dr. Reza Moridi
Former Minister, Research, Innovation and Science, Ontario, Canada

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Muzaffer Seker
President, Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA), Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Hasan Tacoy
Minister of Economy and Energy, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

(confirmed)

Mr. Mustafa Varank
Ministry of Industry and Technology,
Ankara, Turkey

(being confirmed)

Mr. Taner Yildiz
Former Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

INVITED SPEAKERS

Mr. Bulent Akarcali
Former Minister, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Health, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Hakki Alma
Rector, Igdir University, Igdir, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Husam N. Alshareef
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Namık Kemal Aras
Honorary Member, TUBA, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Basar Beyazoglu
CEO, Renesco, Istanbul

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Galip Cansever
Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Mesut Hakki Casin
Yeditepe University

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Yunus Cengel
Professor Emeritus, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

(confirmed)

Mr. Hasan Cep
CEO, Alper Inc., Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Ilhami Colak
Nisantasi University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Osman Coskun
Member, Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Science Technology and Innovation Policies Board, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Dincer
Chairman, Energy Working Group, Turkish Academy of Sciences

(confirmed)

Dr. Khalid Elgazzar
Canada Research Chair in the Internet of Things, Ontario, Canada

(confirmed)

Dr. Hasan Huseyin Erdogan
President, NATEN, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Bassam Fattouh
Director of Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, University of London, London, UK

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Iskender Gokalp
Director, French National Centre for Scientific Research, Orleans, France

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Gary Grossman
Associate Director & Associate Professor, Arizona State University, Arizona, USA

(confirmed)

Dr. Huseyin Halici
General Manager, Halici Group, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Serkan Hotoglu
Country General Manager, OMV Türkiye

(confirmed)

Mr. Argun Karacay
Managing Partner, Pure Energy

(confirmed)

Mr. Yusuf Kaya
PLM and Innovation Manager, Siemens, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Mahmood Khaghani
Former Director, Energy, Minerals & Environment- ECO Secretariat, Tehran, Iran

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. I. Birol Kilkis
ASHRAE Fellow, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Atlanta, USA

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Cetin Kaya Koc
Istinye University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Oleksandr Kryvenko
LL.M., LL.B., Busson & Sikorski, P.C., New York, NY, USA

(confirmed)

Mrs. Gizem Kusoglu
TUPRAS, Kocaeli, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. M. Pinar Menguc
Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Adnan Midilli
Secretary General, National Hydrogen Association, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Behnam Mohammadi
Governing Board Member, Iran Energy Association, Tabriz, Iran

(confirmed)

Mrs. Nazli Naseh
Director Editor, Montel-Foreks, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Sandro Nižetić
University of Split, Split, Croatia

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Sener Oktik
Chief Technology Officer, Sisecam, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Mehmet Akif Okur
Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Abdul Ghani Olabi
University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Cengiz Ozkan
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, California, USA

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Mihri Ozkan
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of California, Riverside, California, USA

(confirmed)

Dr. Shahryar Rahnamayan
Chair, Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering, Ontario Tech University, Ontario, Canada

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Hasan Sadikoglu
Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Taner Sahin
Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Yucel Sahin
Vice Rector, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Valery I. Salygin
President, International Fuel and Energy Industry Academy, Moscow, Russia

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Enrico Sciubba
Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Zekai Sen
Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Volkan Simsekalp
Broker, Integra Broker, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Esra Sorguven
University of Sussex, Sussex, UK

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Oktay F. Tanrisever
METU, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Cihad Terzioglu
Nice Energy And Engineering Inc. Co., Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Beril Tugrul
Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Artac Turker
Nuclear Technology Program WG Lead, Materials Institute,TUBITAK Marmara Research Center, Izmit, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Ahmet Turkoglu
CEO, EPIAS, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Zafer Ure
President, PCM Products, London, UK

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Tanay Sidki Uyar
President, EUROSOLAR Turkey and Head, Energy Section Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. M. Suha Yazici
Chief Scientist, TUBITAK MAM Energy Institute, Kocaeli, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Ilhami Yildiz
Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Bayram Yilmaz
Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mrs. Ilknur Yilmaz
HORIZON2020 Energy National Contact Point, TUBITAK, Ankara, Turkey

(being confirmed)

Dr. Abdulkerim Yorukoglu
President, Boren

(confirmed)

Dr. Vlasta Zanki
Assistant Director, HEP ESCO, Zagreb, Croatia

(confirmed)

INVITED PANEL SPEAKERS

Dr. Izzet Alagoz
General Manager, EUAS, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Dursun Alkan
National Defense University , Istanbul , Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam
Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

(confirmed)

Mr. Cemil Baspinar
Vice President, TPE, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Basar Beyazoglu
CEO, Renesco, Istanbul

(confirmed)

Mr. Yigit Emre Bilmis
Project&Acquisition Finance Associate, Garanti BBVA,
Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Yunus Cengel
Professor Emeritus, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

(confirmed)

Mr. Chris Cook
UN Expert on Energy Strategy and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Strategy, Resilience & Security at University College London, London, UK

(confirmed)

Mr. Peter Creaton
Journals Publishing Manager, Wiley Energy Publications, Chichester, UK

(confirmed)

Mr. Halil Demirdag
Chairman, GENSED, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Durmayaz
Istanbul Technical University Energy Institute Nuclear Researches Division, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Tunc Durmaz
Department of Economics, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Ibrahim Erden
Kalyon Energy, Istanbul, Turkey

(being confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Gary Grossman
Associate Director & Associate Professor, Arizona State University, Arizona, USA

(confirmed)

Dr. Gursel Karahan
Research Director, TAEK Çekmece Nuclear Research and Training Centre, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Cihan Karamik
President, Energy Efficiency and Management Association, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Yasin Kasirga
Hybrid Solutions Director, GE Renewable Energy, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Omer Kesikli
Lawyer, Kesikli Law Firm, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Huzur Keskin
Head of Energy Commission of METU Alumni Office and Deputy General Manager of Halk Energy Inc, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Mahmood Khaghani
Former Director, Energy, Minerals & Environment- ECO Secretariat, Tehran, Iran

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. S. M. Seyed Mahmoudi
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. M. Pinar Menguc
Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Adnan Midilli
Secretary General, National Hydrogen Association, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Behnam Mohammadi
Governing Board Member, Iran Energy Association, Tabriz, Iran

(confirmed)

Dr. Atef Mohany
Former Chair, Department of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Ontario Tech University, Ontario, Canada

(confirmed)

Mr. Ahmet Musluoglu
General Manager, Hochreiter Biogas, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mrs. Nazli Naseh
Director Editor, Montel-Foreks, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Sandro Nižetić
University of Split, Split, Croatia

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Sener Oktik
Chief Technology Officer, Sisecam, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Abdul Ghani Olabi
University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE

(confirmed)

Dr. Cem Cagatay Orak
New York and Ankara Bar, Partner at Cakmak Law Office, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Cengiz Ozkan
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, California, USA

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Mihri Ozkan
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of California, Riverside, California, USA

(confirmed)

Mr. Ilyas Cem Ozsuer
General Manager, Synpet Technologies, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Mevlut Fatih Peker
Project and Business Development Manager at ISTAC

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Safa’a Riad
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Yadollah Saboohi
Former Executive Board of National Energy Committee of Iran, Teheran, Iran

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Sumer Sahin
Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Taner Sahin
Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Umit Sahin
Climate Studies Coordinator, Sabanci University Istanbul Policy Center, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mrs. Ayse Ceren Sari
Energy Analyst, SHURA, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Enrico Sciubba
Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Zekai Sen
Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Volkan Simsekalp
Broker, Integra Broker, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Oguz Salim Sogut
Dean, Faculty of Maritime, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Esra Sorguven
University of Sussex, Sussex, UK

(confirmed)

Dr. Egemen Sulukan
Naval Academy, National Defense University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Serhan Suzer
CEO, EKORE Renewable Energy, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mr. Ibrahim Toprak
Chairman of the Board & General Manager, TEMSAN, Ankara, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Artac Turker
Nuclear Technology Program WG Lead, Materials Institute,TUBITAK Marmara Research Center, Izmit, Turkey

(confirmed)

Dr. Erdem Ulas
ASAM, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Tanay Sidki Uyar
President, Renewable Energy Association of Turkey (EUROSOLAR Turkey) and Head, Energy Section Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

(confirmed)

Mrs. Asena Cansu Yildiz
LL.M., LL.B., B.A., Busson & Sikorski, P.C., New York, NY, USA

(confirmed)

Prof. Dr. Ilhami Yildiz
Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada

(confirmed)

Dr. Zhiming Yuan
Lecturer and Expert in Marine Energy Conversion, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

(confirmed)

Dr. Vlasta Zanki
Assistant Director, HEP ESCO, Zagreb, Croatia

(confirmed)