Security and Middle East 1

CONFERENCE Organized by Yildiz Technical University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Strategic Research Centre (SAM) Politics, Economics and Social Research Foundation (SETA) Global Political Trends Center (GPOT) Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO) USA Consulate General of Istanbul Date: 15-16 October 2010 Venue: Yildiz Technical University Presidential Hall

CONFERENCE
Organized by
Yildiz Technical University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Strategic Research Centre (SAM)
Politics, Economics and Social Research Foundation (SETA)
Global Political Trends Center (GPOT)
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO)
USA Consulate General of Istanbul
Date: 15-16 October 2010
Venue: Yildiz Technical University Presidential Hall

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

15.10.2010 (Friday)  

10.00- 10.30: (Coffee-Presidential Hall) Welcome Speeches Prof. Dr. Bülent Aras ( SAM) Prof. Dr. Güler Aras (YTU) Prof. Dr. Nurşin Ateşoğlu Güney 10.30-11.30 Keynote Speeches: Turkey’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. Dr. Ahmet Davutoğlu H.R.H Princess Basmah Bint Saud Bin Abdul Aziz Morning Sessions: (11.30-13.30)

A- Session I-A (Presidential Building-Senate Hall) Chair : Gökhan Çetinsaya (İstanbul Şehir University) Nurşin Atesoglu Güney (YTÜ) Vişne Korkmaz (YTÜ) Benoit Pellopidas (James Martin Center) Ido Oren (Forida University) Andrea Ellner (Kings College) B- Session I-B (Presidential Building-Chimney Place) Chair: Çağrı Erhan (Ankara University) Regina Karp (Old Dominion University) Ivan Oelrich- Ivanka Barzashka (Federation of American Scientists- FAS) Ibrahim El Mareshi (IE University) Philipp Bleek (Harvard University)

14.00-15.30: Lunch (YTU- Roof)

Afternoon Sessions (15.45-17.45) A- Session II-A (Presidential Building-Senate Hall) Chair: Ibrahim El Mareshi (IE University) Mark Fitzpatrick (IISS) Emily Landau (INSS) Mohammed Shaker (ECFA) Abdullah Baabod (Cambridge University) Aaron Karp (Old Dominion University) B- Session II-B (Chimney Place) Chair: Duygu Sezer Bozoğlu (Doğuş University) H. Sonmez Atesoglu (Clarkson University) Taha Ozhan (SETA) Mensur Akgün (Kültür University) Ahmet Kasım Han (Kadir Has University) 17.45-18.00: Coffee

20.00: Dinner (Bosphorus Hall- sponsored by Istanbul Chamber of Commerce): Speech: Bülent Aras: Security in/for the Middle East: Turkey’s Role

16.10.2010- Saturday

11.00-15.00- Round Table: Prospects for Future: Middle Eastern Security and Turkish Foreign Policy (Presidential Building-Chimney Place) Chair: Mensur Akgün (GPOT) H.R.H Princess Basmah Bint Saud Bin Abdul Aziz Nuh Yılmaz (SETA) Ufuk Ulutas (Journalist) Mete Cubukcu (Journalist) Ahmet Han (Journalist) Muharrem Sarıkaya (Journalist) Çağrı Erhan (Ankara University) Sylvia Tiryaki (Kültür University) Soli Ozel (Kadir Has University) Aysegul Sever (Marmara University) Bora Bayraktar (Journalist)

17.30- Closing Reception: USA Consulate General Residence-Arnavutköy ( sponsored by USA Consulate General Istanbul)

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