Agenda of the Day

May 18, 2024
Turkish - German Business Summit, Frankfurt Detailed Program:


10:15 - 10:25
Opening and Program Overview

Ayşe Cemre, Moderator

10:25 - 10:35
Opening Address by the Organizing Committee

Oktan Erdikmen, Founder of Avrupadan Network

10:35 - 10:45
Welcome Speech

Eric Menges, CEO / President at FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH

10:45 - 10:50
Welcome Speech

Macit Karaahmetoğlu, Member of Federal Parliament
(German -Turkish Parliamentary Group of the German Bundestag)

10:50 - 11:00
Welcome Speech

Erdem Tunçer, Turkish Consul General in Frankfurt

11:00 - 11:30
Evolution of Artificial Intelligence

Prof. Dr. Dr. Şahin Albayrak, Head of the AI Lab at the Technical University of Berlin

11:30 - 11:45
AI in Media and Social Media: Opportunities and Risks

Prof. Dr. Frank Überall, Chief Reporter at the journalistic digital publisher KiVVON

11:45 - 12:30
Coffee Break

12:30 - 13:00
The Turkish Economy in its Second Century

Orhan Turan, President of TÜSİAD (Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association)

13:00 - 13:15
Gastronomic Opportunities in Europe

Gamze Cizreli, Founder and Chairwoman of BigChefs

13:15 - 14:30

14:30 - 14:45
The Impact of AI on the Future of Business

Birol Başaran, Chairman of the Board at VBT Software

14:45 - 15:15
Panel: Artificial Intelligence and Marketing

Timuçin Güzey, Managing Director at Mindshare, and Khalid Zouine, Director of Digital Acquisition & Insurance Services at American Express

15:15 - 16:00
Panel: The Impacts of AI on Human Life

Tamer Batan, Head of Sales & Partnerships Germany & UK at Pinterest, Kaya Diker, Co-founder and CTO of Faladdin and Binnaz, Co-founder of Vimbo and Reyhan Cepik, 3X Entrepreneur - CEO & Co-founder of Squamobi

16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break

16:30 - 16:45
Investments in the German Middle Business – A Field Full of Opportunities for Businesses

Dr. Udo Bork, CEO of APX

16:45 - 17:00
Evolving with the Times: How Enterprises Adapt to a Changing World?

Salih Zeki Çimen, CEO of RUUT by İŞBANK

17:00 - 17:45
Panel: The Power of Change - The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Politics

Oktan Erdikmen, Founder of Avrupadan Network, Necati Özkan, Political Consultant, Founder of Öykü Dialogue International

17:45 - 18:00
Closing Speech by the Organizing Committee

Oktan Erdikmen, Founder of Avrupadan Network

18:00 - 20:00

Accompanied by music from Trio Delyria (David Strongin, Uriah Tutter and Elisha Kravitz).