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CEEMAN ExEd Forum 2015

5-6
Nov
2015
 
Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey

About

CEEMAN Executive Education (ExEd) Forum 2015 took place on 5-6 November 2015 in Izmir, Turkey, hosted by Izmir University of Economics and explored the topic of “Current and Future Business Needs in South-East Europe and Executive Education Responses”.

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Turkey’s third largest metropolis Izmir is called ‘the Pearl of Aegean’. With its history of 8500 years and young and dynamic population, Izmir is the “Gate of Turkey” opening to the Aegean Sea and Mediterranean.

The ExEd Forum is intended for:

  • deans and directors of business schools, universities and executive education centers
  • corporate leaders and entrepreneurs interested in executive education development
  • entrepreneurship and business development centers
  • chambers of commerce
  • management trainers and consultants

Program

Current and Future Business Needs in South-East Europe and Executive Education Responses

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Thursday, 5 November

17:00 - 17:30 Transfer from hotel to Izmir University of Economics
17:30 - 18:00 Registration
18:00 - 18:20 Welcome Words
  • Danica Purg, President, CEEMAN, Slovenia
  • Oğuz Esen, Rector, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
18:20 - 19:00

Keynote: Banking and capital markets - Turkey and Central & Eastern Europe

  • Ersin Özince, President of the Board of Directors of İş Bankası, Turkey
19:00 - 20:00 Welcome reception
20:00 Transfer to the hotel
 
Friday, 6 November
08:15 Transfer from hotel to Izmir University of Economics
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:10 Introduction by the Chairperson
  • Gazmend Haxhia, CEEMAN Board member, President of A.S.G., Albania
09:10 - 09:40 Keynote on business challenges and needs
  • Gökhan Bozkurt, CEO, Nuh Cimento Sanayi A. S., Turkey
  • Ali Pandir, Chairman and Managing Director, Erdemir Group, Turkey 
09:40 - 11:00 Business panel - current and emerging business needs

Moderated by Mazhar İzmiroğlu, Honorary Consul of Slovenia, Turkey

  • Müjgan Suver, Executive and the Founder of EU and Human Rights Platform, Marmara Foundation, Turkey
  • Boštjan Skalar, former Director of Slovenian Public Agency for Promotion of Investment, Internationalization, Entrepreneurship and Tourism (SPIRIT) and former Consul for Economic Affairs in Turkey, Slovenia
  • Anastasia Sideri, Communications Director for CSE, The Coca-Cola Company, Greece
  • Gökhan Bozkurt, CEO, Nuh Cimento Sanayi A. S., Turkey
  • Neslihan Çakit, Director of Organizational Development and Talent Management, Erdemir Group, Turkey 
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 Educators panel - executive education responses to business needs

Moderated by Serdar Özkan, Vice Director of Graduate School of Business, İzmir University of Economics, Turkey

  • Danica Purg, President of IEDC-Bled School of Management, President of CEEMAN, Slovenia
  • Burcin Bozkaya, Associate Dean, Sabanci University, Turkey
  • Recep Pekdemir, Dean, Istanbul University School of Business, Turkey
  • Kostas Axarloglou, Associate Dean, ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece, Greece
  • Sergei Filonovich, Dean, Graduate Management School, National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Russia
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 World Café discussions

Moderated by Gazmend Haxhia

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00 Reports from groups, discussion
17:00 - 17:15 Conclusion by the chairperson
17:20 Transfer to the hotel
18:45 Transfer for Gala dinner venue
19:00 - 22:00 Gala dinner at Bogazici Restaurant
22:00 Transfer back to Hotel
 
Saturday, 7 November
10:00 - 15:00 Izmir sightseeing tour (departure from the hotel at 10:00)

 

Speakers

Kostas Axarloglou
Associate Dean for Executive Development and International Relations, Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy, ALBA Graduate Business School, Greece
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Burcin Bozkaya
Associate Dean, Sabanci University, Turkey
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Neslihan Çakit
Director of Organizational Development and Talent Management, Erdemir Group, Turkey
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Sergey Filonovich
Dean, Graduate Management School, National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Russia
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Gazmed Haxhia
Gazmend Haxhia
CEEMAN Board member, President of A.S.G., Albania
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Mazhar İzmiroglu
Honorary Consul of Slovenia, Turkey
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Ersin Özince
President of the Board of Directors of İş Bankası, Turkey
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Serdar Özkan
Head of Business Administration Department, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
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Ali Pandir
Chairman and Managing Director, Erdemir Group, Turkey
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Recep Pekdemir
Dean of the School of Business Istanbul University
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Danica Purg
Danica Purg
President of CEEMAN and IEDC-Bled School of Management, Slovenia
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Anastasia Sideri
Communications Director for CSE, The Coca-Cola Company, Greece
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Boštjan Skalar
former Director of Slovenian Public Agency for Promotion of Investment, Internationalization, Entrepreneurship and Tourism (SPIRIT) and former Consul for Economic Affairs in Turkey, Slovenia
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Müjgan Suver
Chairwoman of EU and Human Rights Platform, Marmara Group Foundation, Turkey
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Sponsors

The Forum is organized with support of IEDC-Bled School of Management and Izmir Chamber of Commerce

IEDC-Bled School of Management    

Special thanks to:

Official airline

TurkAir

Turkish Airlines is the official airline of the ExEd Forum 2015 and special discounts up to 20% are offered on certain booking classes. In order to proceed with the online booking tool for Turkish Conventions please visit the Turkish Conventions website https://www4.thy.com/TKC/app/main?language=en and use the event code 130TKM15 under delegate section.