Istanbul 

A project conceived and produced by BNP Paribas

3 days of diverse events!

The innovation week in Istanbul is hosting the WAVE exhibition and a diverse programme of events. All of these events are free of charge and open to the public.

Here are the details of the programme, covering the 3 days of the event.

Come join us to attend or participate in these events and to visit the exhibition.

We’ll see you there!

         If you want to attend a conference, a panel discussion, a speech… please register here

 

THURSDAY 3 DECEMBER

 

08:30-09:30       Registration and Greeting

09:30-10:30       Opening Speeches
                           Shell Eco-marathon Award Ceremony

10:30-10:40       Speech: Mr. Fatih Kemal Ebiçloğlu – Koç Holding

10:40-11:20       Conference / Innovative Business Model
                           Patrick van der Pijl- Business Model Inc. CEO & Strategist

11:20- 11:30      Speech: Ümit Leblebici – TEB CEO

11:30 – 12:10    Conference / Innovative Minds
                           Peter Hesseldahl – Innovation Expert & Futurist

12:10 - 13:00     Lunch Break

13:05-13:15       Opening

13:15-14:15       Panel / Extra-ordinary Women
                           Binnur Görer – Human-like Robot Innovator
                           Canan Dağdeviren – Wearable Heart Battery Innovator
                           Duygu Kayaman - Young Guru Academy Project Leader

14:15-15:00       Conference / How Will Nanotechnology Change Our World?
                           Dave Blank- Twente University Science Ambassador

15:00-15:30       TİM – Social Innovation Awards Ceremony

15:30- 15:45      Coffee Break

15:45-16:45       Conference / New Visions on Entrepreneurship
                           Moderator: Varol Civil - TEB Holding Board Member
                           Tolga Gariboğlu – Fikrinbecerin Platform - Entrepreneur
                           Ayşe Şule Bilgiç- Pepe character designer & CEO of Düşyeri Studio
                           Mehmet Gürs- İstanbul Gourmet Group CEO

16:45-17:15       Conference / Cinema & Innovation
                           Michiel Frackers- Jaunt VR Europe Executive

17:15 -18:15      Panel / Turkish Cinema & Innovation


FRIDAY 4 DECEMBER

 

08:30-09:30       Registration and Greeting

09:30-10:15       Opening Speeches
                           TİM Intel Robot Competition Award Ceremony
                           Turkey & Partner Country Holland Autograph Ceremony

10:15-11:00       Conference / Can we change life with technology?
                           Easton Lachapelle – Unlimited Tomorrow – Miracle Kid

11:00- 12:00      Panel / Business World
                          Moderator: Vahap Munyar – Hürriyet Newspaper Columnist
                          Ali Koç - Koç Holding Board Member
                          Hüsnü Özyeğin - Fiba Holding Chairman
                          Ahmet Çalık – Çalık Holding Chairman

12:00-13:00       Lunch Break

13:00-13:45       Conference / Journey to Tomorrow
                           Chris Hadfield – Astronaut

13:45-14:15       Conference / Dr. Mimar Kadir Topbaş – İstanbul Municipality Manager
                           Başakşehir Living Lab Innovation Competition Award Ceremony

14:15- 15:15      Panel / Cities of Future
                           Güvenç Özel- UCLA Architecture Faculty IDEAS Master Program Technology Director
                           Mehmet Hacıkamiloğlu-AKÇANSA CEO
                           Bart Ahsmann - CLICKNL|DESIGN CEO

15:15-15:30       Coffee Break

15:30-16:30       Panel / Innovative Generation
                          Moderator: Çağrı Kalaça – Health Garden
                          Google Science Fair Finalists: Metehan Emlik, Cem Buğra Kaboğlu, Sema Akkurt, Gaye Satılmış, Alper Yılmaz, Berker Alpöz,            Mustafa Emin Tos
                          Alya Öztanyel- Author

16:30-17:00       Conference / Reachable Technology Biology
                           Thomas Landrain - Biohacker, Pili CEO

17:00-17:30       Conference / Smart Movement of Future
                           Carlo van de Weijer – Technical University Eindhoven

17:30 – 17:45    Conference / Data Science: The Changing Face of Modern Economy
                           Willem-Jan van den Heuvel-European Science Services IT Prof. & CEO

17:45-18:45       Panel / e-Commerce Leaders of Turkey
                          Moderator: Arda Kutsal – Webrazzi CEO
                          İlker Baydar - Markafoni CEO                                                                                                                
                          Burak Ertaş - Sahibinden.com CEO


SATURDAY 5 DECEMBER                                  

 

08:30-09:30       Registration and Greeting

09:30-10:00       Panel: The Secret of Rising Innovation Talents @ Companies

10:00-10.10       Speech
                           Kaan Terzioğlu – Turkcell CEO

10:10-11:00       Conference / The Global Platform of Entrepreneurship “Kickstarter”
                           Charles Adler – Kickstarter

11:00-11:15       Turkey Maker Movement

11:15-12:00       Conference / Be Curious, Decide & Do Yourself!
                           Dale Daugherty- Maker Faire Creator & Make Magazine CEO

12:00-13:00       Lunch Break

13:00-14:30       Improve/İnovalig Awards Ceremony

14:30-15:15       Conference / Cybathlon: Disabled Champions
                           Roland Sigrist – Cybathlon Races Sports Director

15:15-16:15       Panel / Turks making remarks at Global
                           Veysel Berk - Evebirilazim.com
                           Ege Ertem - Intel Corporation Business Development Director
                           Cenk Alper – KORDSA Global CEO
                           Selim Eski İzmirliler - Paris Diderot University

16:15-16:30       Coffee Break

16:30 -17:15      Conference: Edutainment
                           Dimme van der Hout - Monkeybizniz Creative Director