15 October, Thursday - 2015 Welcome Addresses
Prof. Gülay Barbarosoğlu Rector, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
 
Mehmet Aslan Vice-President Technology and Innovation Funding Programs Directorate, The Scientific & Technological Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Ankara
Fikri Işık Minister of Science, Technology & Industry, Ankara
 
Keynote Panel
Prof. Ayşegül Toker Dean of The Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul (Chair)
Murat Peksavaş Chairman, Intellectual Property Working Group, Turkish Industry & Business Association (TUSIAD), Istanbul Presentation Download
Dr. Mustafa K. YILMAZ Executive Vice President, Borsa Istanbul (Istanbul Stock Exchange), Istanbul Presentation Download
Tahsin Öztiryaki Deputy Chairman Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), Istanbul Presentation Download
Tankut Turnaoğlu P&G, Vice President & General Manager, Turkey & Caucasus (YASED) Presentation Download
1st Panel International, Regional & National Strategies of Public Institutions on The Role of TTOs in Enhancing Academic IP Commercialization on International, Regional and National Scale
Prof. Lale Akarun Vice-Rector Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
(Chair)
Patricia Simao Sartorius Program Officer Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC) SMEs and Entrepreneurship Support Division Innovation Structures Section, WIPO, Geneva Presentation Download
Dr. Peter Burkhardt Senior Examiner, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich Presentation Download
İbrahim Yaşar VP Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Ankara Presentation Download
Orhan Aydın Member of The Scientific & Technological Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)’s 1513 TTO Monitoring Committee, Trabzon Presentation Download
2nd Panel Best Practices: “European Investment Fund (EIB Group) - IPR in Successful Technology Transfer Accelerator Funds”
Jacques Darcy Head of Division Equity Investments, European Investment Fund, Luxembourg
(Chair) Presentation Download
Nur Ozdemir Regional Mandates Officer at European Investment Fund (EIF), Luxembourg
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Okan Kara Managing Partner Accelerating The Commercialization of Technology (ACT), Istanbul
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Haluk Zontul Managing Partner, Diffusion Capital Partners (DCP), Istanbul
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Anders Lian CEO Sintef TTO & SINTEF Venture IV, Trondheim, Norway
(Speaker) Presentation Download
3rd Panel Best Practices: “IPR in Financial Sector” Borsa Istanbul
Evren Bükülmez (TTGV), Istanbul
(Chair)
Ömer Hızıroğlu Partner of Diffusion Capital Partners (DCP), Istanbul
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Orcan Çortuk Executive Vice President, Central Securities Depository (MKK), Istanbul
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Recep Bildik Director of Private Market at the Borsa Istanbul, Istanbul
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Matt Moyers Senior Director in Black Stone IP’s Advisory and Valuation Practice, San Francisco, USA
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Andrew Hirsch Executive Director, International Intellectual Property Institute, Washington, DC
(Speaker)
4th Panel Best Practices: “IPR in GE VENTURES”
Erdoğan Çeşmeli Executive Director, Strategic Investments in Turkey at GE
(Chair) Presentation Download
 
Matthew T. Gunnison Managing Director – Business Development & Licensing, GE Ventures, Menlo Park
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Brian Selby Managing Director, Global Alliance Management, GE Ventures, Singapore
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Takahiro Murata Director, Global Alliance Management, GE Ventures, Japan
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Roland Batai Innovation Manager in GE Lighting EMEA Technology Organization, London
(Speaker) Presentation Download
16 October, Thursday - 2015 Keynote Speech
Prof. Habip Asan President Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Anka
5th Panel Best Practices: “IPR in Successful University-Investor Collaborations - From Research To The Market”
Prof. Georges Haour Executive Development Institute IMD, Lausanne
(Chair)
Yigal Elrich Founder, Chairman & Managing Partner, The Yozma Group, Tel Aviv
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Bob Stembridge Principal Patent Analyst, Thomson Innovations, London
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Güven Yalcıntaş Güven Yalcıntaş, Ph.D. CEO Applied Professionals International Presentation Download
Prof. Dilek Çetindamar Faculty of Management at Sabancı University, Istanbul
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Prof. Hasan Mandal Executive Board Member, Council of Higher Education (YÖK), Ankara
(Speaker) Presentation Download
6th Panel Best Practices “Capacity Building for Technology Transfer”
Karl Klingsheim President-Elect of ASTP-Proton Board and MD of NTNU Transfer AS, Norway
(Chair) Presentation Download
Erik Vane General Manager ASTP-Proton, Leiden
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Jon Wulff Petersen Alumni Board Member of ASTP-Proton, CEO at TTO A/S Copenhagen, Denmark
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Célia Gavaud International Business Manager, Pera Consulting (UK), Melton Mowbray
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Kuzeyhan Özdemir University-Industry Collaboration Centers Platform (USIMP - Director, Bilkent TTO), Ankara
(Speaker) Presentation Download
7th Panel Best Practices: Successful Accelerator Experiences
Sevim Tekeli Inovita Health Technologies Project Coordinator, BU-TTO, Istanbul
(Chair)
İhsan Elgin IDirector & Entrepreneur, Fit Start-Up Factory, Istanbul
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Ozan Sönmez GM Hikmah IP Startup Accelerator of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Gordon McConnell Manager Entrepreneurship Centre at KAUST, Thuwal
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Mohsen Malayeri Cofounder & Managing Director, Avatech Accelerator, Tehran
(Speaker)
Michalis Stangos Founder, Industry Disruptors - Game Changers, Athens
(Speaker) Presentation Download
8th Panel BUBA “IPR in Business Angels Networks and Innovation”
Timuçin Bilgör Boğaziçi University Alumni Association Business Angels (BUBA), Istanbul
(Chair)
Edward Jung Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Intellectual Ventures' Invention Development Fund (IDF), Bellevue, WA
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Csaba Szabo Director of Strategic Business Development, Stanford Research Institute (SRI), CA
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Christopher R. Noble Technology Licensing Officer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Dr. Nir Ben Lavi Managing Director Adizes Mediterranean, Tel Aviv
(Speaker) Presentation Download
9th Panel Legal Aspects of IPR
Mehmet Gün Founder, Gün + Partners, Istanbul
(Chair)
Prof. Ayşe ODMAN BOZTOSUN Akdeniz Üniversitesi Law School, Antalya
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Aycin Balcioglu Attorney at Law at TÜBİTAK Bilgem, Istanbul
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Hande Hançar Attorney-at-Law, Gün + Partners, Istanbul
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Murat Idal Founding Partner of IDAL Intellectual Property & Law Group, and Board Member of Licensing Executive Society (LES Turkey), Ankara
(Speaker) Presentation Download
Closing Remarks
Prof. Lale Akarun Vice-Rector Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Dinner with panelists: (Bosphorus Boat Cruise) sponsored by BUBA & IDF