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Speakers

All with a unique background and specialty to take the stage for the first time in Istanbul at MARKA 2019

Speakers

MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art, New York) Director Glenn D. Lowry
Author Kenize Mourad
Fashion Designer Paul Smith
Chef Mehmet Gürs
Author, Journalist & Activist Fatima Bhutto
Les Benjamins Founder & Creative Director Bünyamin Aydın
Dice Kayek Ece Ege & Ayşe Ege
Comedian & Author Kaan Sekban
Tav Airports President & Group CEO Sani Şener
Tüsiad President Simone Kaslowski
Akkök Holding CEO Ahmet Dördüncü
Author & Composer Zülfü Livaneli
GQ UK Editor in Chief Dylan Jones
News Anchor Ece Üner
All Time Moderator of MARKA Conference BJ Cunningham
Journalist & Television Presenter Balçiçek İlter
Lucca & Cantinery Founder and Owner Cem Mirap
Konda Research & Consultancy General Manager Bekir Ağırdır
Maçakızı Bodrum Co-Founder Sahir Erozan
Professor of Psychiatry Mehmet Sungur
Decorator & Interior Designer Ayşe Torfilli Somer
General Director of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) Görgün Taner
Deputy Director General of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) Yeşim Gürer Oymak
Director of Cultural Policy Studies at the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) Özlem Ece
British Fashion Council CEO Caroline Rush
Fashion Designer Mary Katrantzou
Musician Hindi Zahra
Yapı Kredi Assistant General Manager - Retail Banking Serkan Ülgen
Boyner Group Chairman & CEO Cem Boyner
Designer Ora Ito
Journalist, Presenter & Author Cüneyt Özdemir
Historian, Academician, Author İlber Ortaylı
Artist Halil Altındere
Global Investment Holding Chairman & CEO Mehmet Kutman
Former CEO of Borusan Holding & Startup Investor Agah Uğur
Doğuş Media Group Nafiz Karadere
Country Division Head at Bayer Taygun Günay
EMEA McCann Worldgroup CDO Jon Carney
Kramp Agency Founding Partner and Managing Director Ahmet Akın
BluTV Founder & CEO Aydın Doğan Yalçındağ
TÜSİAD Secretary General and Member of the Board Bahadır Kaleağası
Journalist, Presenter Deniz Bayramoğlu
Acıbadem Maslak Hospital Deputy Chief Physician Özlem Cankurtaran
DDF Co-Founder Arhan Kayar
Heavenly Made Founder Haldun Demirhisar
Spor İstanbul General Manager Renay Onur
Şişecam Glassware Group President Cemil Tokel
Journalist, Author Çınar Oskay
Journalist, Author Elif Ergu Demiral
Arçelik Chief Marketing Officier Zeynep Yalım Uzun
Journalist, Television Presenter Şirin Payzın
Gürmen Group Member of the Board Zeynep Doğan
Journalist Şelale Kadak
Journalist Songül Hatısaru
Actor Uraz Kaygılaroğlu
Actress Nilperi Şahinkaya
Games Media Co-Founder Mina Saygı
Games Media Co-Founder Narod Çetinkaya
Musician İskender Paydaş
Sabancı University, Sakıp Sabancı Museum Director Dr. Nazan Ölçer
Tabanlıoğlu Architects Co-Founder Melkan Gürsel
Journalist & Television Presenter Özlem Gürses
Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul - General Manager Kempinski Residences in Turkey - Regional Director Ralph Radtke
Journalist, Presenter Ebru Baki
Presenter Oylum Talu
Historian, Travel Writer Saffet Emre Tonguç

Program

1. Day 18.12.2019

2. Day 19.12.2019

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Morning

07: 30
MARKA 2019 Registration and Express Breakfast
08: 30
Door Open

09.00 - 10.55

09.00
MARKA 2019 Welcome

BJ CUNNINGHAM

All Time Moderator of MARKA Conferance

09.20
MARKA 20th YEAR OPENING SESSION
Museology: The Prerequisite for Being a Capital of Culture
DR. NAZAN ÖLÇER

Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum - Director

ŞELALE KADAK

Journalist

09.40
Deserving Istanbul
İLBER ORTAYLI

Historian, Academician, Author

DENİZ BAYRAMOĞLU

Journalist, Presenter

10.00
Fashion at the Museum
AYŞE EGE - ECE EGE

DICE KAYEK - Founder and Creative Director

CAROLINE RUSH

British Fashion Council - CEO

10.20
The Roadmap of the Apprehensive Modern
MEHMET SUNGUR

Professor of Psychiatry

BALÇİÇEK İLTER

Journalist, Television Presenter

10.40
Portraying Istanbul Through Songs
İSKENDER PAYDAŞ

Musician

10.55
MARKA Break
11.20
Back to Conference Room

12:00

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Noon

13.20
MARKA Lunch
14.20
Back to Conference Room

14.20 - 16.20

14.20
What Makes Beauty Beautiful?
AYŞE TORFİLLİ SOMER

Decorator & Interior Designer

BALÇİÇEK İLTER

Journalist & Television Presenter

14.35
From Istanbul To World Leagues
ZEYNEP YALIM UZUN

Arçelik - Chief Marketing Officer

ADRIAN BOTAN

McCann Europe - Chief Creative Officer

14.50
The Revenge of the White Collar
SANİ ŞENER

TAV Airports - President & Group CEO

AGAH UĞUR

Former CEO of Borusan Holding & Startup Investor

AHMET DÖRDÜNCÜ

Akkök Holding - CEO

KAAN SEKBAN

Comedian, Author

15.10
Once Again After 20 Years
CEM BOYNER

Boyner Group - Chairman and CEO

ELİF ERGU DEMİRAL

Journalist, Author

15.30
Transforming Everyday Health
TAYGUN GÜNAY

Bayer - Country Division Head

15.45
Simple is Beauty
CEMİL TOKEL

Şişecam - Glassware Group President

BJ CUNNINGHAM

All Time Moderator of MARKA Conferance

16.00
New Trends in Wining, Dining and Entertainment
CEM MİRAP

Lucca ve Cantinery - Founder and Owner

16.20

MARKA Break

16.35
Back to Conference Room

16.35 - 18.00

16.35
The Istanbul in Memories and Afar
KENIZE MURAD

Princess of Kotwara

16.50
The Secrets of Being a Timeless Brand
RALPH RADTKE

Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul - General Manager
Kempinski Residences in Turkey - Regional Director

BJ CUNNINGHAM

All Time Moderator of MARKA Conferance

17.05
The Short Content Movement: Aynen Aynen
URAZ KAYGILAROĞLU

Actor

NİLPERİ ŞAHİNKAYA

Actress

MİNA SAYGI

Games Media - Co-Founder

NAROD ÇETİNKAYA

Games Media - Co-Founder

17.25
1 Kitchen Transforms 1 City
MEHMET GÜRS

Chef

BALÇİÇEK İLTER

Journalist, Television Presenter

17.40
The Tree of Life: The Evergreen Journey of My Music, Life and Beyond
HINDI ZAHRA

Musician

18.00 - 20.00

Lucca Party
DJ Yakuza & DJ Murat Tokuz

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Morning

07.30
MARKA 2019 Registration and Express Breakfast
08: 30
Door Open

08.45 - 11.15

08.45
MARKA 2019 BEGINS
09.00
MARKA 2019 Welcome

BJ CUNNINGHAM

All Time Moderator of MARKA Conferance

09.15
Active City İstanbul
RENAY ONUR

Spor İstanbul - General Manager

ÖZLEM GÜRSES

Journalist & Television Presenter

09.30
When Daughters Take Over New Generation Management after their Fathers
ZEYNEP DOĞAN

Gürmen Group - Member of the Board

SONGÜL HATISARU

Journalist

09.45
The Designer Who Imbued the World With the Spirit of London
SIR PAUL SMITH

Fashion Designer

DYLAN JONES

GQ UK - Editor in Chief

10.05
The Relationship of Design and Science
ORA-ITO

Designer

10.25
Passion or Purpose
MELKAN GÜRSEL

Tabanlıoğlu Architects - Co-Founder

MEHMET KUTMAN

Global Investment Holdings - Chairman and CEO

10.45
The Third Shore of Istanbul: The Legendary Maçakızı of Bodrum
SAHİR EROZAN

Maçakızı Bodrum - Co-Founder

DYLAN JONES

GQ UK - Editor in Chief

11.00
MARKA Break
11.20
Back to Conference Room

11.20 - 13.00

11.20
Culture and Arts as the Unifying Power of İstanbul
GÖRGÜN TANER

İKSV - General Manager

YEŞİM GÜRER OYMAK

İKSV - Deputy Director General

ÖZLEM ECE

İKSV - Director of Cultural Policy Studies

ŞİRİN PAYZIN

Journalist, Television Presenter

11.40
One Man Media
CÜNEYT ÖZDEMİR

Journalist, Presenter, Author

12.00
Recycling in Design
HALDUN DEMİRHİSAR

Heavenly Made - Founder

ARHAN KAYAR

DDF - Co-Founder

12.15
Adding Flavour to Istanbul
SERKAN ÜLGEN

Yapı Kredi - Assistant General Manager Retail Banking

NAFİZ KARADERE

Doğuş Media Group - Chairman

ECE ÜNER

News Anchor

12.30
The Rise of the East in the West
FATIMA BHUTTO

Author, Journalist & Activist

Marka Konferansı

Noon

12.50
MARKA Lunch
13.50
Back to Conference Room

13.50 - 16.05

13.50
Digital Platforms Are the Mainstream Current in Media
AYDIN DOĞAN YALÇINDAĞ

BluTV - Founder & CEO

EBRU BAKİ

Journalist, Presenter

14.10
Now is the Time to Live in this Land
HALİL ALTINDERE

Artist

ÇINAR OSKAY

Journalist, Author

14.30
What is Your Level of Inner Happiness?
DR. ÖZLEM CANKURTARAN

Acıbadem Maslak Hospital - Deputy Chief Physician

BALÇİÇEK İLTER

Journalist & Television Presenter

14.45
Digital Loneliness and ‘Dating Apps’
AHMET AKIN

Kramp Agency - Founding Partner and Managing Director

15.05
Floating from the Bosphorus to the World, the Story of a Global Fashion Brand from Istanbul, Les Benjamins.
BÜNYAMİN AYDIN

Les Benjamins - Founder & Creative Diractor

15.25
20th Anniversary Celebration / Yalın & Solanch de la Rosa Live Performance
YALIN

Musician, Composer

15.45
Istanbul: The City of Convergence
ZÜLFÜ LİVANELİ

Writer, Composer

BALÇİÇEK İLTER

Journalist, Television Presenter

16.05
Surprise Closing Session

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