INTRODUCTION


The 2nd International Automotive Engineering Conference (IAEC) will take place on 2nd and 3rd of November 2017 in Istanbul, an event organized by OSD (Automotive Manufacturers Association), OTEP (Automotive Technology Platform) and TAYSAD (Association of Automotive Parts & Components Manufacturers), with the support of OİB (Automotive Industry Exporters’ Association) and in cooperation with SAE International (Society of Automotive Engineers).

The conference aims at reviewing the latest developments in automotive industry with respect to automotive engineering and leading international experts will present latest thinking in the field of “Future of Mobility”.

The conference will address the issues of Autonomous Vehicles, Electromobility, Connected Vehicles, Smart Cities, Automotive Engineering Education where we will hear views from the US, Europe and Turkish sides. This event will also include 2 panels on Industry-University cooperation on design and industry expectations from the engineering education in Turkey.

PLACE


Swissotel The Bosphorus
Vişnezade Mh., Acısu Sokaği No:19, 34357 Beşiktaş/İstanbul - Turkey




ORGANISER


OIB
“The Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters' Association (OIB) was formed in 1991 under the title of Uludag Vehicle and Auxiliary Industry Exporters' Association (UTAYSIB) with 246 members and exports of $163 million under the umbrella of the Uludag Exporters' Association. As of 2016, OIB has 4.219 active memberships and it is the sole export representative of the automotive industry, the locomotive of the country's total exports. All exporting main and supplier industry companies in the automotive sector in Turkey are members of OIB, which is a union of coordination for automotive sector exporters.

Continuously active for 26 consecutive years and with an exports level of 21.1 billion dollars by the end of 2016, OIB's share in the total exports of UIB is 86% and as such, it continues to be a determined leader in exports, a status it has maintained for many years.”


OSD
The Automotive Manufacturers Association (OSD), established in 1974, represents the automotive manufacturers operating in Turkey at domestic and international levels.

OSD is an active member of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (OICA).

The Mission of OSD is to:
  • Contribute to the development of a sustainable and internationally competitive automotive industry in Turkey
  • Collect, analyse and circulate information on the automotive industry among its members and the public at large
  • Study issues of mutual interest to its members and develop industry position on these matters
  • Promote industry policies in the domestic and international arena with the concerned parties and the public in general.


OTEP
“Automotive Technology Platform” (OTEP) is founded in 2008 with support of TUBITAK incentive to unite the organizations operating in Turkey which are directly or indirectly related with automotive industry, in order to improve the R&D capability and ensure the competitiveness of Turkey’s long-term aims in this field.

OTEP’s membership structure constitutes of OEM’s, Automotive Industry Suppliers, Engineering, Test and Analysis firms and Universities which allows the balanced representation of related stakeholders in the automotive sector. In this point Vision and Mission of OTEP is stated as follows;

Vision: “To maintain an internationally competitive R&D and innovation infrastructure in Turkish Automotive Industry.“

Mission: “To form policy and foster cooperation in order to develop R&D and innovation capabilities of Turkish Automotive Industry.”

Automotive Technology Platform (OTEP) continues to work in line with its Vision and Mission, in order to create added value by coordinating R&D activities at national and EU level, to stimulate innovative new investments for a strong Turkish economy.


TAYSAD
TAYSAD;
  • Established in 1978, TAYSAD is the sole and most competent representative of the Turkish automotive supplier industry   • With 350 members, TAYSAD represents 65% of the output of the automotive supplier industry and 70% of the industry’s exports   • 80% of TAYSAD’s members operate in the Marmara region; 12% in the Aegean region and 8% in other regions of Turkey   • 350 TAYSAD members employ more than 140,000 people.   • 25% of TAYSAD members have foreign partners who hold varying levels of shares   • TAYSAD is a member of CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (www.clepa.be)   • TAYSAD is the founding partner of OTAM - Automotive Technologies Research & Development Company.   • TAYSAD has a reference position within Turkey for domestic and international OEM’s, Tier 1 Suppliers and institutions being the representative of Turkish Automotive Parts and Components Suppliers   • TAYSAD holds ESCA Silver Label and ISO 9001 Certificates.

Our Vision
“3T-10-2030” To put the Turkish Automotive Supplier Industry into the top ten in the Global Automotive Market through its Design-Technology-Supply capability.

Our Mission
As the most competent non-governmental organization in its own sector, TAYSAD strives to create strategies to meet the expectations of its members and to support the sustainable growth of the Automotive Supply industry through globally competitive businesses.

To ensure that it continues to serve as a “Reference Institution” in its own sector, TAYSAD keep developing itself by working in coordination with official institutions and stake holders through the strength derived from its values.


In cooperation with;

SAE International
SAE INTERNATIONAL;
SAE International (American Society of Automotive Engineers) is a USA based global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International’s core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. To this end, SAE arrange many publications, conferences and congresses, and conducts professional supervision activities.


ORGANIZING COMMITEE


Prof. Dr. Mustafa İlhan Gökler
ODTÜ
IAEC’17 Conference Chair

Prof. Dr. Orhan Alankuş
OKAN UNIVERSITY

Ahmet Altekin
TOFAŞ

Prof. Dr. Günay Anlaş
BOĞAZİÇİ UNIVERSITY

Süheyl Baybalı
TAYSAD

Tolga Doğancıoğlu
HEXAGON

Sercan Duygan
TAYSAD

Prof. Dr. Metin Ergeneman
OTEP

Dr. Umut Genç
AVL TR

Özlem Güçlüer
OSD

Prof. Dr. Ali Göktan
OTEP

Mümin Karacakayalılar
UİB
Alper Kaya
UİB

Erhan Küçüksüleymanoğlu
TOFAŞ

İffet İyigün Meydanlı
FARPLAS

Ernur Mutlu
FORD

Dr. Ömür Öcal
VESTEL

Dr. Tarık Öğüt
FİGES

Deniz Özdemir
INFOTRON

Osman Sever
OSD

Prof. Dr. Hakan Serhat Soyhan
SAKARYA UNIVERSITY

Canan Ergün Tavukçu
OSD

Prof. Dr. H. Serdar Yücesu
GAZİ UNIVERSITY

Tutku Özen
AL-KOR


ADVISORY BOARD


Prof. Dr. Tuna Balkan
ODTÜ

Doç. Dr. İpek Başdoğan
KOÇ UNIVERSITY

Dr. İsmail Durgun
TOFAŞ

Prof. Dr. Murat Ereke
İTÜ

Doç. Dr. Nuri Ersoy
BOĞAZİÇİ UNIVERSITY

Prof. Dr. Haluk Görgün
GEBZE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

Prof. Dr. Fikri Karaesmen
KOÇ UNIVERSITY

Prof. Dr. N. Sefa Kuralay
DEÜ

Dr. Recep Kurt
MARTUR
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Emir Kutluay
HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY

Prof. Dr. Ferruh Öztürk
ULUDAĞ UNIVERSITY

Dr. Melih Papila
SABANCI UNIVERSITY

Prof. Dr. İbrahim Saraç
KOCAELİ UNIVERSITY

Prof. Dr. Nejat Tuncay
OKAN UNIVERSITY

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Erdem Uzunsoy
BURSA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Ünel
SABANCI UNIVERSITY

Prof. Dr. Samim Ünlüsoy
ODTÜ

Prof. Dr. Faruk Yiğit
YTÜ

Technical Director

Çınar Noyan

IAEC Team

Özge Ekinci - OSD
Tensel Gürkan - TAYSAD