Global Trends, Prospects, and Turkey’s Growth Record – June 13, 2006



TÜSİAD-KOÇ UNIVERSITY
ECONOMIC RESEARCH FORUM CONFERENCE

GLOBAL TRENDS, PROSPECTS, AND TURKEY’S GROWTH RECORD

Ceylan InterContinental Hotel, Istanbul
June 13, 2006


09:00-09:30          Coffee

09:30-10:30          Opening Remarks

Attila Aşkar-  President, Koç University

Ömer Sabancı- Chairman, TÜSİAD Board of Directors

Abdüllatif Şener- Minister of State and Deputy Prime Minister

10:30-11:30          SESSION 1 

Guy Longueville- “Global Trends and Growth Prospects for Emerging Markets”, Head of Country Risk, BNP Paribas Bank 

Matthew Vogel- “Developments in Emerging Europe and Turkey”, Head of Emerging Markets Strategy, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Barclays Capital

11:30-12:00          Coffee Break

12:00-13:00         SESSION 2: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS, DOMESTIC DYNAMICS, AND TURKISH ECONOMY     

Moderator:
Faik Öztrak-
 Director, TÜSİAD-Koç University Economic Research Forum

Discussants:
Cevdet Akçay-
 Chief Economist of Koç Financial Services; Faculty, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koç University

Seyfettin Gürsel-  Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Galatasaray University    

Ercan Kumcu- Faculty, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Bilgi University; Board Chairman, Tekfenbank; Columnist, Hürriyet

Fatih Özatay- Former Vice President of Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey; Dean, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, TOBB Economics and Technology University 

13:00-13:15        Q&A 

13:15         End of the Conference