• 2017 EURIE SUMMIT BY NUMBERS

  • EURIE is the new meeting point for international higher education connecting other parts of the world with the great potential of the Eurasian region.

  • 2017 EURIE Summit Invitation at Turkish Higher Education Council website

Conference Program 2016

Event Schedule
#TimeActivityLocationPresentations
1 8:00-10:00 Exhibitor Registration Kuleli foyer  
2 9:00-10:00 Coffee break Sadabad Foyer
3 09:30-11:00 Opening Speeches
Dr. Mustafa Aydın: President, EURIE and EURAS Dr. Ahmad M Hasnah: President, Hamad Bin Khalifa University Dr. Muharrem Usta: Chairman, Medical Park Hospitals Group Board of Directors Prof. Yekta Saraç: President, Council of Higher Education of Turkey Prof. Nabi Avcı: Minister of National Education of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: President of the Republic of Turkey *TBC
Sadabad Auditorium  
4 11:00-12:00 Opening Plenary
Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan Minister, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Republic of the Philippines
Sadabad Auditorium  
5 12:00-13:00 Opening Reception Sadabad Foyer  
6 13:00-17:00 Registration Kuleli foyer  
7 13:00-16:00 Campus tours Kuleli foyer  
Day 2- February 18, Thursday
#TimeActivityLocationPresentations
1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Galata Hall  
2 9:30-10:30 Panel “Higher Education System in the MENA region”
Dr. Ahmad Hasnah (President, Hamad bin Khalifa University Dr. Hassan Al-Derham (President, Qatar University) Chair: Prof. Hamid El-Zoheiry (President, EMUNI University)
Hasköy Hall  
3 9:30-10:30 Dr. Gregory Makrides (President, EAEC) Volfgang Melecky, (Head of International Office, Czech Technical University) Chair: Serpil Arısoy Sidgwick (Erasmus Institutional Coord., Okan University) Balat Hall Volfgang Melecky
4 10:30-11:00 Coffee Breaky Exhibition/ Galata Hall  
5 11:00-12:00 Panel “Marketing European Study Programs”
Alfonso Gentil Álvarez-Ossorio (Head of the Internationalization of the Spanish Higher Education Unit of the SEPIE) Thijs van Vugt (Dir. Analytics, StudyPortals) and Meltem Oktay (Sr. Const., StudyPortals)
Balat Hall Alfonso Gentil Álvarez-Ossorio
6 11:00-12:00 Panel: “Internationalization in Healthcare Education”
Medikal Park Coord. *TBA Asst. Prof. Ebru Özlem Güven (Vice-Dean Faculty of Health Sciences, İstanbul Aydın University) Chair: Dr. George Humphrey (Vice-Pres. International Programs, MCPHS University)
Hasköy Hall Ebru Özlem Güven
Medical Park Hospitals
George Humphrey
7 12:00-13:00 Lunch Exhibition/ Galata Hall  
8 13:00-14:00 Lunch Exhibition/ Galata Hall  
9 12:00-13:00 Seminar “International Education Associations
Markus Laitinen (Vice-President, EAIE) Dr. Yenbo Wu (Vice-President, NAFSA) Chair: Heidi Arola (Man. Dir. Global Partnerships, Purdue University)
Balat Hall Markus Laitinen
Yenbo Wu
10 14:00-14:30 Session Break    
11 14:30-15:30 Seminar “Quality and Rankings
Prof. Muzaffer Elmas (Rector, Sakarya University) Nicholas Sequiera (QS, Intelligence Unit) Chair: Prof. Taner Bilgiç (Dir. Academic Relations, Boğaziçi University)
Balat Hall  
12 14:30-15:30 Seminar “Online and Digital Learning”
Prof. Alan Tait (Director, International Development and Teacher Education, Open University) Chair: Dr. Sean Cox (Dir. International Academic Affairs, Bahçeşehir University)
Hasköy Hall Alan Tait
13 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Exhibition/ Galata Hall  
14 16:00-17:00 Roundtable “Promoting Internationalization on Campus”
Moderator: Prof. Sermin Örnektekin (Vice-rector, İstanbul Kültür University)
Kasımpaşa 4  
15 16:00-17:00 Roundtable “Promoting Study Abroad Programs”
Prof. Ayşegül Daloğlu (Advisor to the Rector, Middle East Technical University)
Kasımpaşa 5  
16 16:00-17:00 SPECIAL PANEL: HORIZON 2020 and TÜBİTAK
(The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Hakan Karataş (Dir. TÜBİTAK International Cooperation Dept. Horizon 2020 National Coord.) Numan Gölükçü (TÜBİTAK Horizon 2020 National Contact)
Balat Hall Numan Gölükçü
17 19:00-22:00 Turkish Gala Dinner Bosphorus boat tour
Day 3- February 19, Friday
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#TimeActivityLocationPresentations
1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Galata Hall
2 9:30-10:30 Panel “Marketing and Recruitment in the Eurasian Region”
Ali Hantal (CEO, Mezun Group) Seher Neöz (Coordinator, ICEF) Ayşe Bülbül (Vice-Dir. European Intl Center İKU) S. Taygun Altıntaş (Head, Intl Students Unit IKU) Chair: Dr. Ekin Burak Arıkan (Dir. Strategy and QA, Istanbul Kemerburgaz University)
Hasköy Hall Seher Neöz
Ayşe Bülbül - Toygun Altuntaş
3 9:30-10:30 Panel “Study Abroad Programs”
Joseph Burrow (Vice-president, ISEP) Dr. Deniz Bingöl Hall (Resident Dir. Turkey, AIFS) Chair: Dr. Bugay Turhan (Inst. Erasmus Coord., Hacettepe University)
Balat Hall Joseph Burrow
4 9:30-10:30 Panel “Internationalization in the Turkic World and Teaching of Turkish Language” (*conducted in Turkish)
Prof. Elmar Qasimov (Rector, Baku Higher Oil School of SOCAR) Prof. Abdurrahman Güzel (Başkent University) Chair: Dr. Şaban Çobanoğlu (Vice-Dir. Yunus Emre Institute)
Kasımpaşa 1-2  
5 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Exhibition/ Galata Hall  
6 11:00-12:00 Panel “Erasmus +”
Ms. Marlene Bartes (Officer, DG Education and Culture) Hür Güldü (Higher Education Coord., Turkish National Agency) Dr. Bilge Kağan Özdemir (Dir., Anadolu University International Office) Chair: Mesut Kamiloğlu (Director, Turkish National Agency)
Balat Hall Marlene Bartes
Hür Güldü
Bilge Kağan Özdemir
7 11:00-12:00 Panel “Turkish Higher Education System”
Prof. Hasan Mandal (Exe. Board, Council of Higher Education Turkey)
Hasköy Hall Hasan Mandal
8 12:00-13:00 Lunch Exhibition/ Galata Hall  
9 13:00-14:00 Seminar “Higher Education Management”
Lesley Wilson (Secretary General, EUA) Chair: Prof. Gülay Barbarosoğlu (Rector, Boğaziçi University)
Balat Hall Lesley Wilson
10 14:00-14:30 Session Break    
11 14:30-15:30 Seminar “Internationalization Strategies”
Mine Karatas-Özkan (Vice-Dean, University of Southampton) Ivor Emmanuel (International Office Dir., UC Berkeley) Chair: Joseph Burrow (Vice-president, ISEP)
Balat Hall Ivor Emmanuel
12 14:30-15:30 Seminar “Regional Partnerships”
Marcello Scalisi (Executive Director, UNIMED) and Dr. Rima Mattar (Dir International Affairs, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik) Dr. Sultan Abu-Orabi (Secretary General, Association of Arab Universities) Chair: Fabio Grassi (Roma La Sapienza University)
Hasköy Hall Marcello Scalisi
Sultan Abu-Orabi
13 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Exhibition/ Galata Hall  
14 16:00-17:00 Roundtable “Encouraging International Research”
Moderator: Prof. Sondan Durukanoğlu Feyiz (Vice-Rector, Sabancı University)
Kasımpaşa 4  
15 16:00-17:00 Roundtable “Branding Your Institution”
Moderator: Dr. Şamil Erdoğan (Director International Center, Istanbul Bilgi University)
Kasımpaşa 5  
16 16:00-17:00 SPECIAL PANEL: Access to Education for Refugee Students
Dr. Dorothea Rüland (Secretary General, DAAD) Assoc. Prof. Nurcan Özgür Baklacıoğlu (Istanbul University) Asst. Prof. Gülay Uğur Göksel (UNESCO Chair Coord., Istanbul Aydın University) Chair: Prof. Stefan Leible (President, Bayreuth University) Moderator: Banu Dalaman (Istanbul Aydin University)
Balat Hall Dorothea Rüland
Nurcan Özgür Baklacıoğlu
Gülay Uğur Göksel