2017 Seminars on Real Estate Sector Speakers and Topics

Prof. Harun TANRIVERMİŞ, Department Head, Ankara University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Real Estate Development
“Real Estate Science Education and Research & Real Estate Science Studies at Ankara University”

MGC Legal Law Firm Managing Partner and Shopping Centres Investors Association Exclusive Legal Counsel Att. Mustafa GÜNEŞ
“Legal Barriers to Commercial Real Estate Development in Turkey”

Prof. Tobias JUST from Regensburg University
“Assets Management Strategies and The Role of Real Estate Professions in Asset Management in Public and Private Institutions”

R.o.T. Ministry Of Food, Agriculture And Livestock General Directorate of Agricultural Reform Vice President Dr. Metin TÜRKER
“Regulations and Practices for the Prevention of Fragmentation of Agricultural Land in Turkey”

TRNC Third President of The Republic Dr. Derviş EROĞLU
“Property and Land Issues in Cyprus, Seeking Solutions and Possible Results”

Head of Turkish Appraisers Association (TDUB) Mr. Şinasi BAYRAKTAR
“Real Estate Market and Real Estate Appraisal Activities”

Bilkent University Faculty Member and Bloomberg HT Columnist Mr. R. Hakan ÖZYILDIZ
“Debt in Turkey: Public and Private Sector Applications”

Protocol, Grace and Image Consultant Dr. Yasemin TECİMER
“Protocol and Personal Brand”

Economist Mr. Özer KARAGEDİKLİ
“Real Estate Market and Macroeconomics”

Astay Investment Real Estate Construction Investment and Tourism Inc. Vice Chairman of The Management Board Mr. Osman Hulusi TOPRAK
“Development of Tourism Investment (Hotel) Projects”

R.o.T. Social Security Institution Vice President Mr. Muhiddin ŞAHİN
“Works of Social Security Institution, Real Estate Properties Registered in Assets and Valuation Procedures”

Head of Insurance Association of Turkey Mr. Ramazan ÜLGER
“Problems in the Insurance Sector and Proposed Solutions”

R.o.T. Minister of Environment and Urbanisation Mr. Mehmet ÖZHASEKİ
“Urban Transformation in Turkey”

Aremas Real Estate Marketing and Consulting Services Inc. Founder and General Manager Mr. Vedat ARSLAN
“Sales and Marketing Dynamics in the Housing Industry”

R.o.T. Ziraat Bank Inc. General Manager and Head of The Banks Association of Turkey Mr. Hüseyin AYDIN
“Banking Systems in Turkey, Place and Importance of Construction and Real Estate Loans”

 

2016 Seminars on Real Estate Sector Speakers and Topics

Prof. Harun TANRIVERMİŞ, Department Head, Ankara University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Real Estate Development
“Real Estate Science Education and Research & Real Estate Science Studies at Ankara University”

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) Vice President of Statistics Dr. Timur HÜLAGU
“Real Estate Price Statistics in Turkey”

Turkish Green Building Council Ankara Representative Nursun DOĞRU
“Green Buildings and Green Building Certificate Systems”

Mayor of Osmaniye Mr. Kadir KARA
“Municipalities in Turkey and Problems”

Metropolitan Mayor of Adana Mr. Hüseyin SÖZLÜ
“Metropolitan Municipalities in Turkey, Problems and Future Predictions”

Ankara Chamber of Industry Chair of the Council Mr. Nurettin ÖZDEBİR
“Establishment, Land Acquisition and Management of Organized Industrial Zones”

Mayor of Tokat Att. Eyüp EROĞLU
“Municipalities in Turkey and Problems”

R.o.T. Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources Deputy Minister Mr. Ali Rıza ALABOYUN
“Turkey’s Energy Policies”

Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BRSA) Senior Banking Chief Specialist Neslihan ÖZDEMİR
“BRSA’s Approach to Growth, Loans and Risk Assessment of Construction and Real Estate Sector in Turkey”

Metropolitan Mayor of Trabzon Dr. Orhan Fevzi GÜMRÜKÇÜOĞLU
“Metropolitan Municipality Administrations: Trabzon Metropolitan Municipality Example”

RICS Managing Director for Europe, Russia & CIS Mr. Marteen VERMEULEN
“Asset Management and The Role of RICS in Real Estate Expertise in the World”

 

2015 Seminars on Real Estate Sector Speakers and Topics

-Prof. Harun TANRIVERMİŞ, Department Head, Ankara University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Real Estate Development
“Real Estate Science Education and Research & Real Estate Science Studies at Ankara University”

-Permaculture Expert Mr. Rakesh Rootsman RACK
“Permaculture Systems”

– Assoc. Prof. Arzuhan Burcu GÜLTEKİN, Gazi University, Architect
“Sustainable Buildings”

– Mr. Metin TÜRKER, Ph.D., Agrarian Reform Deputy General Director
“Rural Land Management and Agricultural Information System – Heritage”

– Mr. Mustafa KARATAŞ, Head of Department, DSI Real Estate Expropriation Department
“Duties and Activities of the DSI Real Estate Expropriation Department Presidency”

– Ms. Ayfer YILMAZ, Minister without Portfolio in the 53rd and 54th Governments
“Turkey and the World Economic Situation Analyses, Crisis Management”

– Mr. Sani ŞENER, Ph.D., TAV Chairman and CEO
“Airport Project Development, Construction and Management Model; The TAV Case”

– Mr. Vahit Erdem, Kale Group Member of the Board, Former Undersecretary of the Undersecretariat of Defense Industry, 22nd Term Kırıkkale Deputy
“The Kale Group from Yesterday to Today; Principles of Ensuring Success in the Sector”

– Mr. Nikolay VOLOVICH, Moscow Finance University Faculty and Vice President of the Russian Real Estate Valuation Board
“Valuation Studies for the Taxation of Immovable Properties in Russia; Corporate Structuring, Analysis and Evaluation of Results ”

– Prof. Harun TANRIVERMİŞ, Department Head, Ankara University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Real Estate Development
“Land Use Situation Assessment in Turkey: The Case of the Land of the AOÇ”

– Prof. Ali PARSA, Dean of Royal Agricultural University, School of Real Estate and Land Management
“The Contribution of a Mature Real Estate Market to Urban Regeneration: What are the Prerequisites?”; “Globalisation, Urban Development and Internationalisation of Real Estate Markets”

2014 Seminars on Real Estate Sector Speakers and Topics

– Mr. Aziz Torun, GYODER President
“Real Estate Investment Trusts in Turkey”

– Mr. Hayrettin GÜNGÖR, Secretary General of the Association of Municipalities of Turkey
“Associations of Local Governments in Turkey and the Union of Municipalities of Turkey”

– Mr. Cem Baş, Ph.D., Turkey Statistical Institute (Economic and Social Indicators Department)
“Housing Sales Statistics”

– Mr. Ahmet Sahin, Ph.D., Vice President, Turkish Prime Ministry Housing Development Administration
“The TOKI Model in Housing Production in Turkey”

– Mr. Said Ayfer ERKMEN, Vice-President, the TRNC Immovable Property Commission
“Property Issues, Real Estate Litigations and Compensation Payments in the TRNC”

– Mr. Vahid ERTAŞ, Ph.D., Chairman of the Capital Markets Board
“Interaction between the Capital Markets Board and the Real Estate Industry”

– Mr. Selamet YAZICI, Chairman, Natural Disaster Insurances Institution
“Natural Disaster Insurances, the DASK Model and the Future in Turkey”

– Mr. Okan Erhan OFLAZ, General Manager, Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning, Geographical Information Systems
“Activities of the Geographical Information Systems General Directorate and Immovable Market Relations”

– Mr. İbrahim Halil KIRŞAN, General Manager, TTA Real Estate Inc.
“Establishment, Rationale, Activities and Potential Impacts of TTA Real Estate Inc.”

– Mr. Bekir Yener YILDIRIM, Chairman, Appraisers Association of Turkey
“The Profession of Real Estate Appraisal and Problems in Turkey”

– Mr. Erhan ERTAN, General Manager for Natural Heritage Protection, Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning
“Activities of the Natural Heritage Protection General Directorate and Immovable Market Relations”

– Mr. Ahmet OSMANLI, TUIK Short-Term Business Statistics Department
“Construction Sector Indices”

– Mr. Aydın UZ, TUIK Short-Term Business Statistics Department
“Construction Permits”

– Mr. İsa KAYMAK and Mr. Varol SAPMAZ, TUIK Short-Term Business Statistics Department
“Building Construction Cost Index”

– Ms. Hüsniye AYDIN, Ph.D., TÜİK National Accounts Department
“Construction Statistics”

– Mr. Tebernüş KİREÇCİ, Real Estate Specialist & Journalist
“Real Estate Sector in Turkey”

– Mr. Metin TÜRKER, Ph.D., Agrarian Reform Deputy General Director
“Land Management”

2013 Seminars on Real Estate Sector Speakers and Topics

– Prof. Dr. Nilay Çabuk KAYA, Faculty Member, Ankara University, Faculty of Letters, Sociology Department
“Scientific Research Authoring Rules”

– Prof. Dr. Ahmet MAHİROĞLU, Department Head, Gazi University, Faculty of Technical Education, Department of Educational Sciences
“Scientific Research Methods”

– Mr. Metin TÜRKER, Ph.D., Acting General Director, General Directorate of Agrarian Reform
“Land Management”

– Associate Prof. Dr. Mustafa TUNA, Sincan Mayor
“Relationships between Provincial and District Municipalities of the Metropolitan Municipality: The Case of Sincan Municipality”

– Mr. Hakkı ATUN, M.Arch., Former President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Assembly and Former Prime Minister
“The Principles on which Land and Field Policies of a Contemporary State should be Founded”

– Mr. Mehmet Cahit TURHAN, General Director of Highways
“Highway Investments in Turkey”

– Mr. Dogan ÜRGÜP, Sivas Mayor
“Municipal Management in Turkey: The Case of Sivas Municipality”

– Ms. Tulay SELAMOĞLU, Ankara Deputy, Public Works, Zoning, Transport, and Tourism Commissioner
“New Rules Introduced by the Metropolitan Law Dated 03.14.2013 and Numbered 6447”

– Mr. Selamet YAZICI, Chairman, Natural Disaster Insurances Institution
“Natural Disaster Insurances and the Future in Turkey”

– Mr. Birol CEYHAN, Chairman of the Board, ACITY Mall
“Mall Investments in Turkey”

– Mr. Halil ALIS, General Director, Electricity Generation Inc. (EÜAŞ)
“Energy Production and Problems in Turkey”

– Mr. Aziz TORUN, President, GYODER & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Torunlar REIT
“Real Estate Investment Trusts in Turkey”

– Mr. Mürsel Ali KAPLAN, Head, Financial Crimes Investigation Board (MASAK)
“Relations between Money Laundering and the Real Estate Sector”

– Mr. Akif ÖZKAL, General Director, DSI
“Investment and Policies of the DSI for the Development of0 Land and Water Resources”

– Mr. Melih GÖKÇEK, Ankara Metropolitan Mayor
“Metropolitan Municipality – District Municipalities Relations: The Case of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality”

– Mr. Orhan AYDIN, Chairman, OSTIM Organized Industrial Zone
“Establishment, Land Acquisition and Management of Organized Industrial Zones: The Case of OSTIM Organized Industrial Zone”

2012 Seminars on Real Estate Sector Speakers and Topics

– Prof. Dr. Harun TANRIVERMİŞ, Department Head, Ankara University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Real Estate Development
“Real Estate Industry Seminars Opening Speech”

– Mr. Metin TÜRKER, Ph.D., Deputy General Director, Agrarian Reform, Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock
“Land Management”

– Prof. Dr. Ahmet MAHİROĞLU, Department Head, Gazi University, Faculty of Technical Education, Department of Educational Sciences
“Scientific Research Methods”

– Mr. Gürsel ÖZKAN, Ph.D., Administrative Court Member
“State of Law”

– Ms. Ayfer YILMAZ, Former Minister without Portfolio – Acting Chairman of Executive Committee, Deniz Bank Inc.
“Financial Crisis and Its Possible Effects on Banks of Turkey”

– Ms. Didem TÜRKSOY, Sector Specialist
“Body Language”

– Mr. Cem İNAL, Deputy General Manager, Consumer Loans, Ziraat Bank
“Housing Loans Volumes of Turkish Banks and Advanced Trends”

– Prof. Dr. Ruşen KELEŞ, Faculty Member, Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences
“Local Governments in Turkey on the Road towards the European Union”

– Mr. Turgay TANES, CEO, IŞ REIT
“Real Estate Investment Trusts and Their Development Trends in Turkey”

– Mr. Dogan ÜRGÜP, Sivas Mayor
“Municipal Management in Turkey: The Case of Sivas Municipality”

– Mr. Ayfer Said ERKMEN, Vice-President, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Immovable Property Commission
“Property Ownership Litigations Filed by Greek Cypriots in the European Court of Human Rights against the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Their Results”

2011 Seminars on Real Estate Sector Speakers and Topics

– Prof. Dr. Ahmet MAHİROĞLU, Department Head, Gazi University, Faculty of Technical Education, Department of Educational Sciences
“Scientific Research Methods”

– Mr. Metin TÜRKER, Ph.D., Deputy General Director, General Directorate of Agrarian Reform, Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs
“Sustainable Land Management”

– Mr. Adnan ERTEM, General Director of Foundations, Turkish Prime Ministry
“Foundations Real Estate, Ownership Issues of Foundations Established by Foreigners and Community Foundations”

– Mr. Hurşid Buğra ERDAL, Akbank Ankara Commercial Branch Manager
“Real Estate Valuation with regard to Financial Markets”

– Mr. Ramazan YILDIRIM, General Director, Small Craft and Industrial Zones and Sites, Ministry of Industry and Commerce
“Establishment, Land Acquisition, Expropriation and Problems of Organized Industrial Zones”

– Prof. Dr. Ruşen KELEŞ, Faculty Member, Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences
“Local Governments in Turkey on the Road towards the European Union”

– Mr. Veysel TİRYAKİ, Altındağ Mayor
“The Altındağ Model in Local Government and Urban Transformation”

– Prof. Dr. Hakkı ACUN, Department Head, Art History, Faculty of Arts, Gazi University
Member of the Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Supreme Council for the Protection of Cultural and Natural Heritage
“Development and Protection Principles of Historical Cities”

– Mr. Gürol KONYALIOĞLU, Head, Republic of Turkey, Prime Ministery, TOKİ Urban Renewal Agency
“The TOKI Model and Policies in Property Development and Housing Production”

– Mr. Hayrettin GÜNGÖR, Secretary General of the Association of Municipalities of Turkey
“Associations of Local Governments in Turkey and the Union of Municipalities of Turkey”

2010 Seminars on Real Estate Sector Speakers and Topics

– Associate Prof. Dr. C. Coşkun KÜÇÜKÖZMEN
“Global Financial Crisis and Its Effects”

– Mr. Binali YILDIRIM, Turkish Minister of Transport
“Transport Policies in Turkey”

– Mr. Osman KAHVECİ, General Director of Forestry, Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Environment and Forestry
“Forestry Management and the Current Situation and Future of Deforested Lands (the 2B Lands) in Turkey”

– Mr. Tevfik BİLGİN, Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency
“Global Financial Crisis and Its Effects”

– Mr. Ali İNCİ, Hendek Mayor
“Local Governments”

– Mr. Hamdi YILDIRIM, Ph.D., Deputy Undersecretary, Turkish Ministry of Public Works and Housing
“Value-Based Development Practice”

– Mr. Osman İYİMAYA, General Director, Technical Research and Practice
– Mr. Yavuz SONCUL, Branch Director, Technical Research and Practice
– Mr. İdris SERDAR, Chairman, Natural Disaster Insurances Institution
Deputy General Director, Undersecretariat of Treasury, General Directorate of Insurance
“The Current Situation and Future of Natural Disaster Insurances in Turkey”

– Mr. Mustafa Sani ŞENER, Ph.D., TAV Chairman and CEO
“Real Estate Projects and Project Management”

– Mr. Ahmet ERTÜRK, Former Head of the SDIF
“The Erturk Period at the SDIF”

2009 Seminars on Real Estate Sector Speakers and Topics

– Mr. Hasan KARTAL
“Development Practices and Value Relationships”

– Mr. M. Erdal EREN, Chairman of Executive Committee, Turkish Contractors Association
“Economic Crisis and the Construction Contracting Sector from the Domestic and International Aspects”

– Mr. Adnan GÜRDAL, Project Group Head, Property Operations, Privatization Administration
“Valuation (Cost Determination) Studies and Problems in the Process of Privatization in Turkey”

– Mr. Metin TÜRKER, Deputy General Director, General Directorate of Agrarian Reform, Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs
“Land Consolidation Practices in Turkey and Activities of the General Directorate of Agricultural Reform”

– Ms. Leal YILMAZ, Manager, Housing Loans Unit, Halk Bank General Directorate
“Housing Loans and Secondary Market Products in Turkey”

– Mr. Faruk Nafiz ÖZAK, Public Works and Housing Minister; Mr. Sabri ÖZKAN ERBAKAN, Undersecretary, Ministry of Public Works and Housing; Mr. Sefer AKKAYA, General Director of Construction Works; Mr. Mustafa TAYMAZ, General Director of Disaster Management; Mr. Zeki ADLI, General Director of Land Registry and Cadastre; Mr. Hami YILDIRIM, Ph.D., TAU General Manager; Mr. Hidayet ATASOY, General Director, ILBANK
“Regulatory Activities of the Ministry of Public Works and Housing on the Real Estate Market”

– Mr. Turgay TANES, Chairman of the Board, Association of Real estate and Real Estate Investment Companies (GYODER)
“Real Estate Investment Trusts”

– Prof. Dr. Alois Heissenhuber (Dr. h.c.), Munich Technical University, Agriculture Faculty, Agricultural Economics Department
“Landwirtschaft im Spannungsfeld zwischen Ernaehrung und Energie” (Agriculture in the Tension between Nutrition and Energy) and “Der Klimawandel zwingt zum handeln – was kann die Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft tun?”(Climate Change Demands Action for Decision Making – What Should the Agriculture and Food Sectors Do?)

– Mr. Hicabi ERSOY, PhD, Group Coordinator, SDIF Collection Office
“Valuation Procedures for SDIF Managed Assets (Movable and Immovable Properties, Industrial and Commercial Property) and Challenges in the Collection of Public Receivables”

– Mr. H. Abdullah KAYA, General Director of National Property
“Management of and Challenges Related to Public Real Estate in Turkey”

– Ms. Ülkü SOLMAZEL SAYGILI, Deputy General Director of Cultural Assets and Museums, Republic of Turkey; Mr. Murat GÜRÜL, Head of Department, Identification and Real Estate Department; Mr. Şöhret ATASOY, Urban Planner; Ms. Pınar ÖZCAN, Culture and Tourism Specialist
“Legislation and Practices Regarding the Cultural and Natural Assets and Conservation Areas that Need to be Protected in Turkey”

2008 Seminars on Real Estate Sector Speakers and Topics

– MR. İlyas ARLI, General Director of National Property
“Management, Challenges, and Solutions Related to Public Real Estate in Turkey”

– Mr. Selim AKÇAHARMAN, Chairman, Appraisers Society of Turkey
“Property Valuation Services and Their Institutional Structure in Turkey”

– Mr. Mehmet Zeki ADLI, General Director, Land Registry and Cadastre, Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Public Works and Settlement
“Land Registry and Cadastre Activities in Turkey and Recent Developments”

– Mr. Veysel TİRYAKİ, Altındağ Mayor
“Urban Renewal Practices in Turkey: The Altındağ Case”

– Mr. Hami YILDIRIM, General Director, TAU, Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Public Works and Settlement; Mr. Osman İYİMAYA, Deputy General Director; Mr. Hidayet Uysal, Development Planning Department Head; Mr. İsmail ALACA, Department Head, Department of Planning for Rural Areas
“Urban Development Practices in Turkey: Organizations with Rights & Responsibilities, Complexity in Practice and Its Effects”

– Mr. Metin TÜRKER, Ph.D., Deputy General Director, General Directorate of Agrarian Reform, Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs
“Land Management and Consolidation Problems in Turkey”

– Mr. Metin TÜRKER, Ph.D., Deputy General Director, General Directorate of Agrarian Reform, Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs
– Mr. Yüksel ŞAHİN, Branch Director, General Directorate of Agrarian Reform, Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs
“Land Use Planning in Turkey”

– Ms. Leal YILMAZ, Section Manager, Housing Finance Unit, Individual Products Marketing Department, Turkish HALKBANK
“Housing Finance and the Place of the Turkish HALKBANK within this System”

– Mr. Ersin ÖZİNCE, Chairman, Banks Association of Turkey – CEO, Turkey Is Bank
“Housing Finance and Its Place in the Turkish Banking System”

– Mr. Ender ÇOLAK, Capital Markets Board, Deputy Chairman of the Board
“Interaction between the Capital Markets Board and the Real Estate Industry”

– Mr. Erdogan BAYRAKTAR, President, Housing Development Administration (TOKI), Republic of Turkey
“Housing Problem in Turkey and the Activities of TOKI”