Summit Program & Speakers

Registeration & Breakfast10.00 – 10.30

Opening Ceremony10.30 – 11.15

  • Mehmet ÖZHASEKİ

    Minister of Environment and Urbanization

  • Mithat YENİGÜN

    Chairman of Union of Contractors of Turkey

  • M. Ergün TURAN

    President of TOKI

  • Cem ŞENEL

    General Coordinator of CNR Holding

Keynote Speaker11.15 – 11.45


    Jerry YUDELSON

    Godfather of Green Building
    MS, MBA, LEED Fellow, Author, Sustainability Consultant, Chair of Yudelson Associates

Session 111.45 – 13.00

Future of the Real Estate Industry in the World and in Turkey

  • Moderator

    Ali ÇAĞATAY,

    Bloomberg HT TV

  • Altan ELMAS

    Chairman of KONUTDER, Home Builders Association

  • Dr. Can Fuat GÜRLESEL

    Founder of Economic and Strategic Consultancy Services

  • Hacı Ali TAYLAN

    Chairman of TEMFED Turkey Real Estate Chambers & Associations


    Chairman of INDER Association of Construction Companies of Istanbul

  • Prof. Dr.Kerem ALKIN

    Board Member of Turkish Property Fund

  • Seba GACEMER

    General Manager od SİNPAŞ GYO

    Board Member of GYODER

  • Vedad GÜRGEN

    General Director, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization

Visiting The Fair And Lunch13.00 – 13.30

Special Session13:30 - 14:00

  • Focus and Become the Brand City

    Ahmet Misbah DEMİRCAN

    Municipality Mayor of Beyoglu, Istanbul

Session 214.00 – 15.00

How to Attract Foreign Investment to Turkey? What Do Foreign Investors Want?

  • Moderator:

    Mesut PEKTAŞ

    President of the Zorlu RE Group

  • Hüseyin OFLAZ

    Chairman of IMPO IMAR/ Istanbul Real Estate Investment S. A.

  • Kerim Alain BERTRAND

    General Manager of REIDIN

  • Mehmet Sami KILIÇ

    Director of Business Development, Turner International

  • Oya ZİNGAL

    General Manager of Mresco

  • Zafer ARSLAN

    Managing Partner at AB Invest

  • Charles Edward BENTLEY


Coffee Break15.00 – 15.15

Session 315.15 – 16.15

What is the Advantages of Turkey from the Perspective of Foreign Investors?

  • Moderator:

    Dr. Eyüp Vural AYDIN

    General Manager of ISTANBUL PPPCOE

  • Alaa M. Ezz- AL-ARAB

    MID-DEN Ltd. - International Investments Development CEO

  • Hasan Tahsin USTA

    Municipality Mayor of Gaziosmanpasa, Istanbul

  • İbrahim EKŞİ

    Cahirman of Foreign Economic Relations Board Turkish-Kuwait Works Council

  • Mike OHIANI

    Chiedu Ndubisi ICRC Director Research and Planning

  • Panagiotis KOUTSIKOS

    Chairman, Greek Turkish Chamber of Commerce

  • Doç. Dr. Recep BİLDİK

    Director of Borsa Istanbul

  • Vehbi ORAKÇI

    Chairman Marmara Mühendislik ve Yapı A.S.

Coffee Break16.15 – 16.30

Session 416.30 – 17.30

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and RE Financing

  • Moderator

    Oğuz KÖSEBAY

    General Manager, Omurga Capital Partners

  • Gülnur ÜÇOK

    General Manager, Türk Rating

  • Haluk SUR

    Chairman of Forum Istanbul

    Board Member of GYODER

  • Şinasi BAYRAKTAR

    Chairman, Turkish Appraisal Experts Union

  • Umurcan GAGO

    Partner at PwC / GSG Attorney's at Law


* The schedule and programme indicated above may be subject to change

* Speakers are in alphabetical order.


24 November 2017

Investment and Business Opportunities

Session 1
12.00 – 12.45

Nigeria Project Presentation

  • Mike OHIANI

    Director of ICRC.

Session 2
13.00 – 13.45

Qatar Project Presentation

  • Mohamed ELSHORBAGY

    Managing Director, Greenhouses Farm over 100

    Hectare in Qatar by Layan Farms WLL , Archastra

Session 3
14.00 – 14.45

Switzerland Business Opportunities


    Switzerland Business Opportunities
    Opus Supremus, Member of Boeard

Session 4
15.00 – 15.45

Housing and other Projects

  • Tharwat Akram SALMAN

    Commercial Attache Embassy of the Republic of Iraq
    Commercial Attache

Concurrently With Real Estate Fair