12 October, Thursday
Welcome Speech
Prof. Mehmed ÖzkanRector Boğaziçi University, Istanbul LinkedIn
Keynote Speech
Ragıp BalcıoğluCCO Arçelik, IstanbulLinkedIn
Opening Remarks
Dr. Faruk ÖzlüRepublic of Turkey Minister of Science, Industry & Technology, AnkaraLinkedIn
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
Ebru Tan Director Koç University TTO, Istanbul
(Chair) LinkedIn
Prof. Habip AsanPresident Turkish Patent & Trademark Office (Turk Patent), AnkaraLinkedIn
Enrique Molina GalánDirector at European Patent Office (EPO), AmsterdamLinkedIn
Michal SvantnerDirector Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), GenevaLinkedIn
Piyush Unalkat Head of Technology Transfer Investments at European Investment Fund (EIF), LuxembourgLinkedIn
Prof. Ahmet Arif ErginPresident, The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), AnkaraLinkedIn
Prof. Hasan MandalDeputy President, Council of Higher Education (YÖK), AnkaraLinkedIn
2nd Panel “The mindset & behaviours that support or inhibit the successful exploitation of innovation and entrepreneurship”
Davis Farmer Royal Ullysess Advisory Group, Boston
(Chair) LinkedIn
Jeremy Curnock-CookChairman, International Bioscience Managers Ltd Rex Bionics PLC Trinity College, DublinLinkedIn
Leyla AlatonAlarko Alvimedika, IstanbulLinkedIn
Elmira BayraslıNYU, New YorkLinkedIn
Nir Ben LaviGlobal Director of Innovation, Adizes Institute, Tel AvivLinkedIn
3rd Panel Success Story: “GlakoLense – Boğaziçi University”
Murat Akman BU-TTO, Istanbul
(Chair)LinkedIn
Arda Deniz YalcinkayaInventors Team, GlakoLense, IstanbulLinkedIn
Khalid MentakConsultant, CEO Tenon Medical, Inc., San FranciscoLinkedIn
Gökhan GünerInvestor ACT, IstanbulLinkedIn
Hande HançerAttorney-at-Law GUN + Partners, IstanbulLinkedIn
4th Panel Success Story “Mikro Biyosistemler Inc.–Middle East Technical University”
Prof. Ahmet YozgatlıgilMiddle East Technical University, Ankara
(Chair)LinkedIn
Prof. Haluk KulahCo-Founder and CEO Mikro Biyosistemler Inc., AnkaraLinkedIn
Altan KüçükçınarInvestor DCP, IstanbulLinkedIn
Hakan GürsuIndustrial Designer, Prof. at METU Designnobis, Middle East Technical University, AnkaraLinkedIn
Ceren AslanIP Commercialization Expert, ODTU TTO, AnkaraLinkedIn
13 October, Friday
5th Panel University IP Policies: “WIPO Department for Transition & Developed Countries”
Michal SVANTNERDirector Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva
(Chair)LinkedIn
Mohammad AlhabbalConsultant, TDC, WIPO, GenevaLinkedIn
Nadira BadalbayliCopyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of Registration of Works and Legal Department (team leader), BakuLinkedIn
Maya EvdokimovaHead, Center for Scientific Work and International Cooperation, Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property, Moscow
Gunduz KarimovBaku State University, Assistant Professor of Civil Procedure and Commercial Law Department, Baku LinkedIn
Aliyeva KonulHead of Scientific Research Department, Azerbaijan University of Architecture & Construction, and European Commission, Baku State University, Baku LinkedIn
Ekaterina ShekhtmanManaging Partner, INCO Ltd, and Senior Lecturer at Novosibirsk State UniversityLinkedIn
Prof. Hanna StakheyevaIP Council Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
Olga VidyakinaVidyakina, Head of Sector for Patenting and IP Protection, JSC Scientific and Research Institute Transneft, Moscow
(TBA)WIPO Ukranian Delegate
6th Panel Success Stories “Israeli Experience”
Nava Swersky Sofer IDCBeyond, Herzliya
(Chair)LinkedIn
Tamar RazCEO Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development Ltd., Jerusalem LinkedIn
Jimmy LevyFounder Al Bawader Capital & Galil Software, Tel AvivLinkedIn
Shira Ben-TzionDeputy Consul General of Israel in IstanbulLinkedIn
TBA
7th Panel Success Stories “USA Experience”
Christopher NobleDirector of Corporate Engagement Environmental Solutions Initiative MIT and AUTM Board of Directors, Boston
(Chair)LinkedIn
John ChristieExecutive Director, Office of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Development, Tulane University, New OrleansLinkedIn
Corine FarewellDirector, Office of Technology Commercialization, The University of Vermont, VermontLinkedIn
Satish RaoAssociate Director, Columbia Technology Ventures, Columbia University, New YorkLinkedIn
8th Panel “Legal Matters and The New IPR Law 6769 in Turkey”
Prof. Işık Özer Faculty of Law, Özyeğin University, Istanbul
(Chair)LinkedIn
Prof. Fazilet VardarDirector EBILTEM and Vice President ÜSİMP | University Industry Cooperation Centres Platform, IzmirLinkedIn
Aycin BalcıoğluAttorney at Law at The Directorate of Legal Affairs, TÜBİTAK, IstanbulLinkedIn
Önder ÖzdenAttorney at Law Özden & Güçlü Legal, IstanbulLinkedIn
Kadir KurtuluşCo-Founder Copyrobo, IstanbulLinkedIn
9th Panel “Patent Evaluations”
Timuçin Bilgör BUBA, Istanbul
(Chair)LinkedIn
Neda Ozen SoydanBUBA, IstanbulLinkedIn
Gamze SartOwner Abainnolab, IstanbulLinkedIn
Alex TameManaging Director Coller IP, LondonLinkedIn
Victor Zhukov Intellectual Property Specialist, Middle East, Africa and Russia/CIS, Clarivate Analytics, LondonLinkedIn
Closing Remarks
Prof. Ayşın Baytan Ertüzün Vice Rector, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul LinkedIn