International Automotive Engineering Conference

2-3 November 2023, Istanbul

2 November 2023, Thursday

  Time Speaker/Panelist
Registration & Coffee      08:30-09:00   
Conference Chair Speech 09:00-09:15 Prof. Dr. Tankut Acarman, Conference Chair, Galatasaray University

Opening Speech

09:15-09:30 Ömer Abdullah Karagözoğlu, Information and Communication Technologies Authority Chairman
Keynote Speech 09:30-09:50 David Schutt, CEO, Fullsight
09:50-10:00 Q & A
COFFEE BREAK
Panel  10:20-11:30 ELECTRIC VEHICLE & NEW FUEL TECHNOLOGIES
Moderator : Prof.Dr. Özgül Keleş, Istanbul Technical University
Sabri Erkan Polat, Director of Vehicle Engineering, Tofaş Türk Otomobil Fabrikaları
Emre Dabak, Head of Digital Technology, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Industry and Technology
Osman DündarNorth America / Europe Product Marketing & Management, TEMSA
11:30-11:50 Q & A
LUNCH BREAK
Panel 13:20-14:30 CYBER SECURITY & CONNECTIVITY
Moderator : Prof. Dr. Sinem Çöleri, Koç University
Orhun Suezer, Independent Consultant in Automotive Cybersecurity
İrem Koçelli, Connected Car & Services Program Manager, Oyak Renault TR
Tahsin Öztürk, Business Development Team Director, Numesys
14:30-14:40 Q&A
COFFEE BREAK
Panel   15:00-16:20 DECARBONIZATION OF AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
Moderator : Prof. Dr. Fazilet Vardar Sukan, DirectorSUNUM
Dicle Kocaoğlu, Sustainability Leader, Ford Otosan
Nevra Aydoğan Gürsoy, Sustainability and Marketing Communication Director, Kordsa
Mehmet Ali Öztopçu, Head of Global Cost Engineering, Yazaki EMEA
Onur Bademci, Assistant Manager of Energy Department, Toyotetsu
16:20-16:30 Q & A
  16:30-16:40 END OF FIRST DAY

3 November 2023, Friday

Registration & Coffee 08:30-09:00  
Opening Speech 09:00-09:20 Prof. Dr. Tankut Acarman, Conference Chair, Galatasaray University
Keynote Speech 09:20-09:40 Mehmet Nurullah Ateş, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Boğaziçi University; Member of the Board of Directors at Aspilsan Energy and Chief Senior Researcher at TÜBİTAK RUTE                                                                                                                    
09:40-10:00 Q & A
COFFEE BREAK
Panel 10:20-11:40 AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE
Moderator : Prof. Dr. Orhan Alankuş, Founder, INNODARE 
Dr. Ahmet Saraçoğlu, CEO and Managing Partner, Kuartis 
Andrea Leitner, Global Business Segment Manager, AVL
Elif Toy Aziziagham,Autonomous Vehicle Development Manager, Otokar
Prof. Dr. Tankut Acarman, Galatasaray University
11:40-1​2:00 Q & A
LUNCH BREAK
Panel 13:00-14:10 CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Moderator : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Burcu Saner Okan, Academic Director, Sabancı University Composite Center 
Mübahat Akın, Managing Director, BASF Innovation Technology Center
Reha Gür, Managing Partner & Board Member, Eurotec
Özak Durmuş, Product Sustainability Leader, Ford Otosan
14:10 - 14:20 Q & A
COFFEE BREAK
Panel 14:40-16:00 SMART-MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES
Moderator: Kerim Can Bayar, Founder Partner, Ever İnovasyon and Teknoloji
Carmen Constantinescu, Professor -Digital Manufacturing, Fraunhofer Institute
Kağan Abidin, CEO, KUKA Türkiye and Middle East
Dr. Mehmet Haklıdır, Artificial Intelligence Institute Manager, TÜBİTAK BİLGEM
Onur Günday, Technology Strategist, Manufacturing and Resources, Microsoft TR
16:10-16:20 Q & A
Closing Speech 16:20-16:30 Prof. Dr. Tankut Acarman, Conference Chair, Galatasaray University