PROGRAM


2nd of November 2017


3rd of November 2017



Due to the recent visa issues between the United States and Turkey, there has been attendance issues concerning our U.S.-based speakers to the Conference. Because of the related transportation and logistical issues, other speakers had to have been asked to replace our U.S.-based ones. We apologize for any inconvenience caused due to these extraordinary circumstances.

2nd of November 2017 (Thursday)

FUTURE OF MOBILITY
09:00 - Opening Speech - Welcome Speech - Prof. Dr. Mustafa İlhan Gökler - METU - Conference Chair
09:10 - Keynote Speech - Future of Mobility - Joerg Krings - Strategy& Management Consultants - Partner - Germany (A Window into the Future of Automotive Mobility)
09:40 - Keynote Speech - Mobility - Murat Doğru - SAE - Director of SAE European Operations - Belgium
10:10 - COFFEE BREAK
10:40 - PANEL "FUTURE OF CONNECTIVITY"
Prof. Dr. Ece Schmidt - METU - Vehicle Connectivity in Intelligent Transport Systems: Today and Future
Dieter Gabriel - Velodyne Lidar - Marketing Manager - EMEA - Germany - 3D LiDAR Sensors - Driving the Autonomous Revolution
Q&A - Ernur Mutlu - Panel Chairman
12:00 - LUNCH
13:15 - Keynote Speech - Future Road Transport - Dr. Stephan Neugebauer - ERTRAC - Chairman - Germany - (Sustainable Road Transport - Options for Decarbonization and Digitalization in a System Approach)
13:45 - PANEL “FUTURE MOBILITY PUBLIS & GOODS OF TRANSPORTATION IN SMART CITIES”
Muhammed Alyürük - ISBAK - CEO - Turkey
Tülin Baysal - Bosch - Chassis System Control - Systems Engineering Automated Driving - Germany (The Road to Automated Driving – Chances and Challenges)
Mustafa Üstertuna - Mercedes Benz Turkey - R&D Director - Turkey - The future Intelligent Truck: Safe, Autonomous, Connected
Mustafa Gürcan – Temsa - R&D Manager - Turkey
Q & A - Prof. Dr. Fikri Karaesmen - Panel chairman
15:15 - COFFEE BREAK
15:45 - Keynote Speech - Fuel Cells - Dr. Elvin Yüzügüllü CSRA/George Washington University - Project Manager/Adjunct Professor - USA (Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for Transportation: Status, Progress, and the Path Forward)
16:15 - Keynote Speech - Future of Mobility and its Effects on Automotive Ecosystem - Özkan Yıldırım - Deloitte - Partner Turkey
16:45 - END OF DAY 1

3rd of November 2017 (Friday)

FUTURE OF MOBILITY
09:00 - Opening Speech - Welcome Speech - Prof. Dr. Mustafa İ. Gökler - METU - Conference Chair
09:05 - Keynote Speech- Connected and Autonomous Vehicles - Associate Professor Zsolt Szalay - Budapest University of Technology and Economics - Hungary (Connected and Autonomous Vehicles yerine Autonomous Vehicles Testing)
09:35 - PANEL “AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES”
Dr. Cem Saraydar - General Motors - Director of Electrical & Controls Systems Research Lab in Warren, MI - USA
Associate Professor Taşkın Padır - ‎Northeastern University - USA
Q&A - Prof. Dr. Günay Anlaş - Bogazici University - Panel Chairman
10:40 - COFFEE BREAK
11:10 - PANEL “FUTURE OF ELECTROMOBILITY"
Dr. Klaus Kuepper - AVL - Executive Chief Engineer - Austria (Long Range E-Mobility: Challenges & Solutions)
Prof. Dr. Murat Pekşen - Multiphysics Energy Solutions (MES) - Germany
Dr. Thomas Hülshorst - FEV - Global Vice President Electronics & Electrification - Germany
Bertan Birtürk - Oyak Renault - Head of Electrical Systems&ElectrotechnicaI Components Design&Development - Turkey (The Journey of Hybridization and Electric Vehicles In Automotive Industry)
Q&A - Prof. Dr. Nejat Tuncay - Okan University - Panel Chairman
12:40 - LUNCH
13:45 - SURVEY RESULT "WOMEN PRESENCE IN TURKEY AUTOMOTIVE BUSINESS"
Özkan Yıldırım - Deloitte - Partner Turkey
Nursel Ölmez Ateş - Ford Otosan - Human Resources Director - Turkey
Betül Çorbacıoğlu - Mercedes Benz - Human Resources Senior Manager - Turkey
Fidan Sevilmiş - Koç Fiat Kredi Finansman - General Manager - Turkey
14:30 - Keynote Speech - Vehicle Design in Mobility Era - Prof. Dale Harrow - Royal College of Art - Head of Automotive Design - UK
14:50 - PANEL "INDUSTRY UNIVERSITY COOPERATION ON VEHICLE DESIGN"
Ömer Rüştü Ergen - Ford Otosan - R&D and IPR Manager - Turkey
Dr. Ali Erkin Kutlu - Standart Profil - Group R&D Director - Turkey (University-Industry Cooperation for Technological / Scientific Interaction)
Prof. Dr. Murat Ereke - ITU - Turkey
Q&A - Prof. Dr. Orhan Alankuş Okan University - Panel Chairman
16:00 - COFFEE BREAK
16:30 – PANEL “AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY EXPECTATIONS FROM THE EENGINEERING EDUCATION”
Osman Sever - OSD - General Secretary - Turkey
Tolga Doğancıoğlu - TAYSAD - Board Member - Turkey
Q&A - Prof. Dr. Metin Ergeneman - ITU - Panel Chairman
17:20 - END OF DAY 2 & CLOSURE