KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER SEMINAR ON AGRI-TECH

18 January 2017

Boğazici University, Rectorate Conference Hall

09:00-09:30      REGISTRATION

09:30-10:00      WELCOMING SPEECH AND PROJECT PRESENTATION

Assoc. Prof. Aslı Helvacıoğlu, Boğaziçi University, Director of Innovation and Competition Based Development Studies Centre

Prof. Arzu Tektaş & Prof. Gökhan Özertan, Boğaziçi University, Innovation and Competition Based Development Studies Centre

Dr. Jayne Brookman, Knowledge Transfer Network UK, Head of Food Section

10:00-11:30      OVERVIEW OF AGRI-TECH ECOSYSTEM IN TURKEY-

SESSION I

Moderator: Prof. Gökhan Özertan

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Speakers:

Dr. Taylan Kıymaz, Ministry of Development, Head of Agriculture

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Department

Government Perspective on Agri-Tech in Turkey

Günhan Ulusoy (Ulusoy Flour/Turkish Flour Industrialists’ Federation

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Chairman)

Private Sector Perspective on Agri-Tech in Turkey

Demir Sarman Anadolu Etap General Manager

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Private Sector Perspective on Agri-Tech in Turkey

Emrah İnce Tekfen Holding/Toros Agriculture, Strategic Business and Investment Manager

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Private Sector Perspective on Agri-Tech in Turkey

Tanzer Bilgen, Doktar, Founding Partner

Use of Digital Technologies in Turkey’s Agriculture

11:30-11:45      COFFEE BREAK

11:45-13:15      OVERVIEW OF AGRI-TECH ECOSYSTEM IN TURKEY-

SESSION II

Moderator: Prof. Arzu Tektaş

Speakers:

Ali Ekber Yıldırım, Dünya Newspaper Columnist

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Use of Agri-tech at Production, Harvest and Post-Harvest Stages in Turkey

Selami İleri, TARMAKBIR- The Turkish Association of Agricultural Machinery, Secretary General

Agricultural Mechanization Sector in Turkey

Assoc. Prof. Yeşim Benal Öztekin, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Faculty of Agriculture

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Agricultural Mechanization  in Turkey: Current Status and Future

Scenarios

Assoc. Prof. Ufuk Türker, Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture

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Precision Agriculture in Turkey

Prof. Ali Koç, Akdeniz University Faculty of Economic and

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Administrative Sciences

Agricultural Commodities Supply Chain in Turkey

13:15-14:30       NETWORKING LUNCH

14:30-15:45      OVERVIEW OF AGRI-TECH ECOSYSTEM IN THE UK-

SESSION I

Moderator: Prof. Mehmet İnan

Speakers:

Dr. Jayne Brookman Knowledge Transfer Network UK, Head of Food

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Section

How KTN works and supports the Agri-Tech sector in the UK

Dr. Geoff Mc Bride, Science and Technology Facilities Council GFS & Agri-tech Theme Leader

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STFC and Agri-Tech

Video: Prof. Bruce Grieve Manchester University, Director of e-Agri Sensors Centre

Utilization of Agri-Tech in the UK

Video: Dr. Khalid Mahmood, Rothamsted Research, Business

Development Manager

Business applications of Agri-tech research in the UK

15:45-16:00       COFFEE BREAK

16:00-17:15      OVERVIEW OF AGRI-TECH ECOSYSTEM IN THE UK-

SESSION II

Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Aslı Helvacıoğlu

Speakers:

Dr. Izhar-Ul-Haq, Business Development Manager at STFC assigned to Technology Department

How STFC works and supports the Agri-Tech sector in the UK

Video: Dr. Belinda Clark, Agri-tech-East Director

How Agri-Tech East works and supports the Agri-Tech sector in the UK

Video: Dr. Elizabeth Warham, Department for International Trade Head/COO, Agritech Organisation

Trading Means and Opportunities in the Agri-Tech sector

17:15-17:30      COFFEE BREAK

17:30-18:30 PANEL “TURKEY-UK COLLABORATION PERSPECTIVES

IN AGRI-TECH”

Moderator: Prof. Gökhan Özertan

Panelists:

Dr. Jayne Brookman Knowledge Transfer Network UK, Head of Food

Section

Haluk Okutur Simit Sarayı Honorary Chairman

Callum Harvey Knowledge Transfer Network UK, Knowledge Transfer

Manager

Prof. Ali Koç, Akdeniz University Faculty of Economic and

Administrative Sciences