Speakers

Abdulilah Zakaria

Head, Union of Municipalities of Jurd al-Qayta

Ahmed Al-Ali

Co-Founder, X Architects

Ahmet Çelebi

Head of Transportation Department, Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality

Ahmet Cihat Kahraman

Environmental Management Coordinator, Marmara Municipalities Union

Ahmet Hakan Atik

Head of Project Implementation Department, Directorate for EU Affairs, Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan

Actor, Director, Writer

Ahmet Sinan Türkyılmaz

Prof., Social Research Methods, Institute of Population Studies, Hacettepe University

Ahmet Yaşar Yıldız

Forest Engineer, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Ainara Fernández Tortosa

Research Officer, Global Observatory on Local Democracy and Decentralization, United Cities and Local Governments

Akif Kemal Akay

Mayor, Seyhan Municipality

Al Shaibani Abdullah

The Advisor of the Minister of Youth and Sports of the State of Libya

Alan Coday

Emeritus Prof., Engineering and Built Environment, Anglia Ruskin University

Alexis Şanal

Partner, SANALarc

Ali Faruk Göksu

Founder, Kentsel Strateji

Ali Köşker

Geographical Information Systems Manager, Bursa Metropolitan Municipality

Ali Küçüker

Training Coordinator, Zemin Istanbul

Ali Türel

Prof., City and Regional Planning, Çankaya University

Alim Arlı

Assoc. Prof., Humanities and Social Sciences, Istanbul Technical University

Alinur Aktaş

Mayor, Bursa Metropolitan Municipality & President, Turkish Healthy Cities Association

Almila Akdağ

Assist. Prof., Information and Computing Sciences, Utrecht University

Amalia Polydoropoulou

Prof., Shipping, Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean

Andrea Betancourt

Senior Program Officer, Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation

Andy Pratt

Prof. Cultural Economy, Centre for Culture and Creative Industries, City, University of London

Angel Molinero

Advisor, Asociación Mexicana de Transporte y Movilidad

Anna Lisa Boni

Secretary General, EUROCITIES

Annegret Warth

Dr., Education Manager, City of Stuttgart

Antonella Valmorbida

Secretary General, ALDA

Antonio Benjamin

Justice, National High Court of Brazil

Arda Saygın Köstem

Syria Crisis Response and Resilience Program Portfolio Manager, UNDP Turkey

Arif Künar

General Manager, VEN ESCO

Aslı Ceylan Öner

Assoc. Prof., Architecture, Izmir University of Economics

Aslı Deniz Helvacıoğlu

Assoc. Prof., International Trade & Application and Research Center for Innovation and Competition Oriented Development Studies Director, Boğaziçi University

Aslıhan Çöpoğlu

Strategic Management and Planning Bureau Officer, Nilüfer Municipality

Aslıhan Kurul Türkmen

Secretary General, Endeavor Association

Atılım Şahin

Director of Communities, Atölye

Aurelie De Smet

Researcher, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Ayda Eraydın

Prof., City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University

Ayhan Kaya

Prof., International Relations & Director of European Institute, Istanbul Bilgi University

Ayşe Ege Yıldırım

Dr., Owner, Ayşe Ege Yıldırım Conservation Planning

Ayşe Erkmen

Artist

Ayşe Köse Badur

Urbanization and Local Governance Cluster Coordinator, Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University

Ayşe Özbil Torun

Assoc. Prof, Architecture and Built Environment, Northumbria University

Ayşe Sema Kubat

Prof., Istanbul Technical University & President, TNUM

Ayşegül Selışık

Assistant Representative, FAO Turkey

Ayşegül Tekerekoğlu

Energy Management Manager, Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality

Ayyoob Sharifi

Assoc. Prof., Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hiroshima University

Azime Tezer

Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University

Aziza Chaouni

Assoc. Prof., Coordinator of the Designing Ecological Tourism Lab, Daniels School of Architecture Landscape and Design

Bahar Aksel

Dr., Urban and Regional Planning, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Bahar Özay

Coordinator, UN SDSN Turkey

Barış Doğru

Editor-in-Chief, EKOIQ

Barış Salihoğlu

Prof., Manager of the Institute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University

Bekir Ağırdır

Director, KONDA Research and Consultancy Company

Berkan Özyer

Researcher, Vision 2050 Office, Istanbul Planning Agency

Berrin Koyuncu-Lorasdağı

Prof., Political Science and Public Administration, Hacettepe University

Beste Ardıç Arslan

OHS Commission Chair, Istanbul Branch, Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers

Betül Çelikkaleli

Dr., Deputy Secretary General, TÜRKONFED

Bilal Eren

Chair, Open Data and Technology Association

Birgül Demirtaş

Prof., Political Science and International Relations, Turkish-German University

Brian Motherway

Dr., Head of the Energy Efficiency Division, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Bruce Stiftel

Prof. Emeritus & FAICP, School of City and Regional Planning, Georgia Institute of Technology

Buket Atlı

Coordinator, Right to Clean Air Platform

Bükre Türksoy

Project Officer, UCLG-MEWA

Bülent Alabaş

Deputy General Manager, ISBAK

Bülent Aydemir

Coordinator of Culture Portal, Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Bülent Özcan

Director General for Financial Cooperation and Project Implementation, Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Bünyamin Şimşek

Councilor for Technology and Environment, Aarhus Municipality

Burcu Özdemir Sarı

Assoc. Prof., City and Regional Planing, Middle East Technical University

Burcu Özüpak Güleç

Coordinator of the Vision 2050 Office, Istanbul Planning Agency

Burcuhan Şener

International Cooperation Coordinator & Migration Policy Center Director, Marmara Municipalities Union

Büşra İnce

Business Development Manager, Marmara Education and Organization

Büşra Yılmaz

Urban Policy Expert & Sociologist, Marmara Municipalities Union

Çağlar Keyder

Prof. Dr., Sociology, Koç University

Çağrı Yıldırım

Scientific Programs Specialist, TUBITAK

Camilo Andres Quiroz Hinojosa

Director of Urban and Territorial Space

Can Nurkan Akbal

Strategy Development and External Relations Manager, Kadıköy Municipality

Cana Tülüş Türk

Senior Specialist, Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University

Cansu Gaytancıoğlu

Workshops and Projects Coordinator, Onaranlar Club

Cansu Üttü

Expert, Turkish Industry and Business Association

Carlos Urrego

Urban Project Coordinator, Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety

Cécile Lavigne

Inward Investment Manager, Business France

Celal Abdi Güzer

Prof. Dr., Department of Architecture, METU

Cem Baytok

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, idacapital

Cem Budak

Director & Infrastructure Midlands Group Leader, Arup

Cemal Baş

Project and Finance Manager, Union of Municipalities of Turkey

Ceren Sezer

Dr., Research Associate, RWTH Aachen University

Charles J. Vörösmarty

Dr., Environmental Sciences Initiative Director, The City College of New York

Charles Landry

Founder, Comedia

Chris Underwood

Manager of Solid Waste Strategic Services, City of Vancouver

Christa Reicher

Prof., Chair of Urban Design and Institute for Urban Design and European Urbanism, RWTH Aachen University

Christina Voigt

Dr., Professor of Law, Oslo University & Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law

Cristian Mateo Loaiza Alfonso

Secretary of Mobility, Manizales Municipality

Daiva Matonienė

Project Team Leader, Central Project Management Agency

Damla İkbal Ceyhan

SDG Coordinator, SDSN Youth

David Evans

Head, Capacity Development and Training, UN-Habitat

Davide Ponzini

Assoc. Prof., Architecture and Urban Studies, Politecnico di Milano

Deniz Çağlayan Gümüş

Dr., Head of Accesibility Department, Turkish Ministry of Family and Social Services

Derin Altan

Co-Founder, Esmiyor

Derya Adıgüzel Özbek

Dr., Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Istanbul Kültür University

Didem Eryar Ünlü

Sustainability Coordinator, Dünya Newspaper

Dilşad Ergin

Head of Development and Urbanization Department, Tekirdağ Metropolitan Municipality

Dovydas Kaminskas

Mayor, Taurage Municipality

Dursun Baş

Project Coordinator, Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University

E. Emre Kanaat

Dr., Managing Partner, Radiant Management and Consulting Services

Ecem Çuhacı Küçük

Entrepreneurship Coordinator, Zemin Istanbul

Eda Beyazıt İnce

Assoc. Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University

Eda Ünlü Yücesoy

Assoc. Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University

Ekim Tan

Dr., Founder & Director, Play the City

Elif Kendir-Beraha

Dr., Architecture, Istanbul Bilgi University

Elif Selen Ay

Head of Istanbul Field Office, UNHCR

Emel Günay

Transportation Planning Manager, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Emin Yahya Menteşe

Dr., Researcher, Kandilli Obsevatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Boğaziçi University

Emine Didem Evci Kiraz

Prof., Head of Environmental Health Department, Aydın Adnan Menderes University

Emrah Alkaya

Dr., Managing Director & Partner, GTE Sustainability Research and Consultancy

Emre Arolat

Co-Founder, Emre Arolat Architecture

Emre Güzel

Co-Founder, Roof Coliving

Emre Karagöz

Secretary General, Nilüfer Citizens' Assembly

Emre Özdal

Director of Corporate Sales, Innova

Erbay Arıkboğa

Prof., Political Science and Public Administration, Marmara University

Erkam Tüzgen

Secretary General, Istanbul Development Agency

Erkan Polat

Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Suleyman Demirel University

Erkan Sümer

Deputy General Manager, Harmoni Real Estate Valuation & Consultancy

Erkin Erimez

Dr., Academic Board Member, Argüden Governance Academy

Erol Özgüner

Dr., Head of IT Department, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Ersin Pamuksüzer

Founder, Angel Effect

Ersoy Pehlivan

Smart Cities and Communities Leader, Arup

Ervin Sezgin

Dr., Marmara Region Local Governments Consultant, RESLOG Turkey

Esme Evelyn Bayar

Project Advisor, Turkish-German Exchange Project on the Integration of Syrian Refugees, GIZ

Esra Huri Bulduk

General Coordinator, Istanbul Planning Agency

Ethan Kent

Executive Director, PlacemakingX

Ethem Torunoğlu

Culture and Social Affairs Manager, Çankaya Municipality

Evren Uzer

Assist. Prof., Urban Planning, Parsons School of Design, the New School

Ezgi Demirdağ

Associate Partner, McKinsey&Company

Ezgi Küçük Çalışkan

Urban Planning Coordinator, Marmara Municipalities Union

Farid Esmaeil

Co-Founder, X Architects

Fatih Gündoğan

Dr., General Director, Asis Electronic and Information Systems

Fatih Terzi

Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University

Ferhan Gezici

Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University

Fernanda Rivera

General Director of Road Safety and Sustainable Urban Mobility, Mexico City's Government

Feyzi Baban

Prof., Political Studies and International Development, Trent University

Feyzullah Gündoğdu

General Manager, Kayseri Transportation

Fikret Adaman

Prof. Dr., Economics, Boğaziçi University

Fırat Genç

Dr., Sociology, Istanbul Bilgi University

Florence Egal

Urban-Rural Linkages Expert, Policy, Legislation and Governance Section, UN Habitat

Floriane Cappelletti

Lead of Communications & Overall Coordination, Energy Cities

Floridea Di Ciommo

Dr., Co-Director, cambiaMO

Franziska G. Breyer

Executive Manager of Staff Unit Climate Neutrality, City of Freiburg

Fuat Keyman

Prof. Dr., Director of Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University

Fulden Eskidelvan

Component Manager, Support to Refugees and Host Communities (SRHC) Cluster, GIZ

Gamuchirai Mutezo

Founder, Madam Waste Urban and Energy Planners

Gökçe Uysal

Assoc. Prof., Researcher, BETAM, Bahçeşehir University

Gönen Orhan

Consultant, Şişli Municipality

Görkem Akyol

Board Member, Yaya Foundation Istanbul Initiative

Görsev Argın

Director of Training & Project Coordinator, Marmara Municipalities Union

Gözde Şarlak-Krämer

Research and Teaching Associate, Urban Design, HafenCity University Hamburg

Gül Sayan Atanur

Prof., Landscape Architecture, Bursa Technical University

Gülçin Salıngan

Dr., Deputy Director, Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development, UNDP

Gülden Erkut

Prof., City and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University

Gülşad Yalpu

Sector Manager, European Union Turkey Delegation

Gülşah Ayzit

Strategy Development Manager, Nilufer Municipality

Gülşah Eker

Head of Solutions Mapping, Accelerator Lab, UNDP Turkey

Gülşah Öztürk

Municipal Vertical Sales Head, Siemens Turkey

Gülsüm Çıracı

Co-Founder, Startupfon

Gülüstü Salur

Dr., Founder & Board Member, 65+ Elder Rights Association

Güneşin Aydemir

Strategy Council Member, Bugday Association

Gürsel Erul

Head of Water and Soil Management Department, Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanization

Güven Sak

Prof., Area Studies Program Director, TEPAV

Hacer Foggo

Co-Founder, Deep Poverty Network

Halil İbrahim Akıncı

Social Support Services Manager, Sultanbeyli Municipality

Halil İbrahim Yılmaz

President, Ankara Citizens' Assembly

Haluk Gerçek

Local Team Leader for the Istanbul SUMP, Arup

Han Tümertekin

Co-Founder, Mimarlar and Han Tümertekin

Handan Türkoğlu

Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University

Hande Paker

Assoc. Prof., Political Science and International Relations, Bahçeşehir University

Hasan Akgün

Dr., Mayor, Büyükçekmece Municipality

Hasan Sarı

Environmental Protection and Control Manager, Bağcılar Municipality

Hasan Taşçı

Dr., Deputy Mayor, Esenler Municipality

Hassan Radoine

Prof., Director of School of Architecture, Planning and Design, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

Hatice Ayataç

Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University

Haydar Çorum

Mayor, Mihalıççık Municipality

Hayrettin Günç

Program Manager, NACTO

Hilal Elver

Prof., Global Distinguished Fellow, Resnick Food Law and Policy Center, University of California

Hitoshi Baba

Dr., Senior Advisor, JICA

Hossein Kashiri

Dr., Advisor to the Mayor, Youth Consultancy Pardis

Hüsamettin Koçan

Prof., Founder & Member of the Board of Trustees, Baksı Culture and Art Foundation

Hüseyin Can Ünen

Dr., Board Member, Yer Çizenler Mapping for Everyone Association

Hüseyin Gül

Prof., Political Science and Public Administration, Süleyman Demirel University

Hüseyin Keskin

Mayor, Sultanbeyli Municipality

Iain Gulland

CEO, Zero Waste Scotland & President, ACR+

Ian Klaus

Senior Fellow, Global Cities, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

İbrahim Edin

General Manager, UGETAM

İdil Gürsel

Associate Director, Municipal and Environmental Infrastructure, EBRD

İlhan Tekeli

City and Regional Planning Professor & Social Scientist

İlker Şahin

Head of IT Department, Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality

Iman Abubaker

Project Manager, Thriving Resilient Cities, WRI Africa

İnan İzci

Dr., Academic Board Member, Argüden Governance Academy

İnci Parlaktuna

Assoc. Prof., Economics, Eskişehir Osmangazi University

İpek Sabah Aynal

Advisor to the Mayor, Adana Metropolitan Municipality

İrem Kurtuluş

Architect, Marmara Municipalities Union

Irena Guidikova

Head of Inclusion and Anti-Discrimination Programmes, Council of Europe

Işık Süngü

Project Coordinator, Arup

Itır Akdoğan

Dr., Research Director, TESEV

İzzet Öztürk

Prof., Environmental Engineering, Istanbul Technical University

James Delaney

Chairman of the Board, Block by Block Foundation

Jamie Banks

Head of Prosperity Department

Jan Schierkolk

Mercator-IPC Fellow, Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University

Jana Belcheva Andreevska

Member of the Municipal Council, Municipal Council, Municipality Centar, Skopje

Jasmina Palurović

Mayor, City of Kruševac

Joachim Bergerhoff

Team Leader, SMMR Project, GFA

Johannes Müller

Scientist, Digital Resilient Cities, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

John Gentile

President, Cascadia Energy Technologies

Johnny Ojeil

Director, Arup

Jonathan Malagón González

Minister, Ministry of Housing, City and Territory of Columbia

Jonathan Robinson

Director, CIVIC & Co-Founder, Impact Hub

Josephine Whitaker-Yılmaz

Policy and Program Development Advisor, Oxfam KEDV

Júlia López Ventura

Regional Director for Europe, C40 Cities

K. Bülent Köstem

Technical Coordinator, Cittaslow Turkey

Kaan Yıldızgöz

Senior Director, UITP

Kadem Ekşi

Head of Istanbul Branch, Turkish Red Crescent

Karel Martens

Prof., Transport Planning, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Karen Vancluysen

Secretary General, POLIS

Karl Kropf

Dr., Senior Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University & Founder, Built Form Resource

Katerina Belikova

Deputy Programme Director, Moscow Urban Forum

Kathy Pain

Prof., University of Reading & Associate Director of Globalization & World Cities (GaWC) Research Network

Kees Lakerveld

Project Finance Director, Royal HaskoningDHV

Kelmend Zajazi

Executive Director, NALAS

Kemal Deniz Bozkurt

Mayor, Esenyurt Municipality

Kemal Kirişci

Prof., Senior Fellow, TÜSİAD & Turkey Project Director, Brookings Institution

Kemal Vural Tarlan

General Coordinator of the Center for Migration and Cultural Studies, Kırkayak Kültür

Kemo Fatty

Head of Community Engagement, CIVIC

Kenji Watanabe

Prof., Head of Disaster and Safety Management Division, Nagoya Institute of Technology

Kevin J. Halpenny

Chair of Europe Committee, World Urban Parks & Senior Parks Superintendent, Fingal County Council

Khanh Nguyen

Architect & Urban Designer, Except Integrated Sustainability

Klaas Kuitenbrouwer

Senior Researcher, R&D, Het Nieuwe Instituut

Klas Groth

Senior Urban Planner, UN-Habitat

Koray Velibeyoğlu

Assoc. Prof. Dr., City and Regional Planning, Izmir Institute of Technology

Lakshmi Rajendran

Dr., Senior Research Fellow, Future Cities, Anglia Ruskin University

Levent Atalı

Assoc. Prof., Sports Management, Kocaeli University

Le-Yin Zhang

Prof., Urban Economic Development, University College London

Lidija Kašubienė

Director, Central Project Management Agency

Lluís Torrens

Director of Social Innovation, Barcelona City Council

Lokman Çağırıcı

Mayor, Bağcılar Municipality

Louisa Vinton

Resident Representative, UNDP Turkey

Lucy Mahoney

Dr., Senior Manager, Walking and Cycling, C40

Lucy Talgieh

Municipal Council Member, Bethlehem Municipality

Lütfi Akça

Prof., Local Government Policies Board Member, Presidency of the Republic of Turkey

M. Cemil Arslan

Dr., Secretary General, Marmara Municipalities Union

M. Ergün Turan

Mayor, Fatih Municipality

M. Murat Erdoğan

Prof., Political Science and International Relations, Turkish German University

M. Mustafa Özacar

Mayor, Gelibolu Municipality

M. Sinan Özden

RESLOG Turkey National Project Manager, SKL International

Mahak Agrawal

Public Policy Officer, ITACUS

Mahir Mermer

Senior Director, JLL Turkey

Mahmut Osman

Board Chairman, Syria International Business Association

Mahnaz Boghayeri

Tourism Expert, Golestan Municipulities Union

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Marcus Grant

Editor-in-Chief, Cities & Health

Mariana Gâju

President, League of Women Mayors of Romanian Communes & Mayor, City of Cumpăna

Marija Risteska

Gender Adviser, NALAS

Mário J. Alves

Secretary General, International Federation of Pedestrians, and Transport and Mobility Specialist

Marion Guénard

Senior Officer, Circular Development Team, ICLEI

Marléne Hugosson

Project Manager, SKL International

Marta Mazurek

Dr., Municipal Councilor, City of Poznan & Member of CEMR Standing Committee for Gender Equality

Mary Linch

Integration Officer, City of Dublin

Mats Jarnhammar

Director, Living Cities Stockholm

Mehmet Aktaş

Strategy Development Manager, Sultanbeyli Municipality

Mehmet Duman

Secretary General, UCLG-MEWA

Mehmet Erdönmez

Strategy Development Manager, Küçükçekmece Municipality

Mehmet Nuray Aydınoğlu

Prof. Emeritus, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Boğaziçi University

Mehmet Ocakçı

Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University

Mehmet Onur Partal

Director, Finance Office of the Presidency of Turkey

Melike Çakır

Assessment and Evaluation Manager, Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality

Melis Aydemir Yıldız

Dr., Senior Project Manager, French Development Agency (AFD)

Merve Ağca

International Cooperation and Migration Policy Expert, Marmara Municipalities Union

Meryem Kayan

Environmental Protection Deputy Manager, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Metehan Gültaşlı

Senior Expert, LAR III Project, UNDP Turkey

Mikdat Kadıoğlu

Prof., Meteorological Engineering, Istanbul Technical University

Mikhail Sverdlov

First Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee, IMBRICS Forum

Miloš N. Mladenović

Assist. Prof., Built Environment, Aalto University

Mindaugas Sinkevicius

Dr., President, Association of Local Authorities in Lithuania

Miriam Weber

Senior Policy Advisor & Healthy City Coordinator, City of Utrecht

Mohammed Badran

Founder & Director, Syrian Volunteers Netherlands

Muammer Keskin

Mayor, Şişli Municipality

Muhammed Mahli

Cabinet Coordinator, Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum

Muhammet İlkay Kaynak

Consultant, General Directorate of Health Information Systems, Turkish Ministry of Health

Muhammet Saraç

General Manager, İZAYDAŞ

Murat Ar

Director, Turkish Healthy Cities Association

Murat Gül

Prof., Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul Technical University

Murat Kurum

Minister, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Environment and Urbanization

Murat Şentürk

Assoc. Prof., Sociology, Istanbul University

Mürsel Sabancı

President, Union of Citizens' Assemblies of Turkey & Balıkesir Citizens' Assembly

Mustafa Dündar

Mayor, Osmangazi Municipality

Mutlu Binark

Prof., Chair of the Division of Informatics and Information Technologies, Hacettepe University

Myounggu Kang

Prof., Urban Planning and Design, University of Seoul

Neil McCarthy

CEO, World Urban Parks & Mosaic Insights

Neslihan Yumukoğlu

Project Manager, LAR III Project, UNDP Turkey

Niall Sheerin

Project Coordinator, Centre of Expertise for Good Governance, Council of Europe

Nihal Eminoğlu

Dr., Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University

Nihan Atik Gedikli

Member of the Board of Directors, AVVA

Nikolas Thomopoulos

Dr., Chair, WISE-ACT

Nil Tuzcu

Information Design Lead, Growth Lab, Harvard University

Nilay Dökümcü

Corporate Partnerships Supervisor, WWF Turkey

Nilgün Kıran Cılız

Prof., Director of Sustainable Development and Cleaner Production Center, Boğaziçi University

Nilüfer Baturayoğlu Yöney

Prof., Architecture, Mustafa Kemal University & Secretary General, DOCOMOMO Turkey

Nilüfer Ergin Doğruer

Prof., Sculpture Department, Marmara University

Nilüfer Oral

Dr., Director of the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore

Norliza Hashim

CEO, Urbanice Malaysia

Nuhad Yazbik Dumit

Assoc. Prof., School of Nursing, American University of Beirut

Nuno da Cruz

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow, LSE Cities

Nuray Akçasoy

President, Eskişehir Citizens' Assembly

Nuri Özbağdatlı

Climate Change and Environment Portfolio Manager, UNDP

Octavi de la Varga

Secretary General, Metropolis

Olcay Aydemir

Dr., Advisor to the Mayor, Zeytinburnu Municipality

Olgu Çalışkan

Assoc. Prof., City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University

Oliveira Tiago

Associate Director, Arup

Omar Berakdar

Founder & Director, arthereistanbul

Ömer Faruk Sarı

Urban Planner, Ankara Metropolitan Municipality

Ömer Faruk Yaren

Urban Planner, Ankara Metropolitan Municipality

Ömer Kavlakoğlu

Business Development Manager, Evreka

Ömer Maz

IT Manager, Çorum Municipality

Ömer Onur

General Coordinator, Başakşehir Living Lab

Oriol Estela Barnet

General Coordinator, Metropolitan Strategic Plan of Barcelona

Osman Balaban

Prof., City and Regional Planning, Middle East Techinal University

Osman İpekçioğulları

Founder, Kalbiselim Education Culture and Solidarity Association

Ozan Önder Özener

Assoc. Prof., Architecture, Istanbul Technical University

Özge Karadağ

Dr., Senior Researcher, Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University

Özge Sivrikaya

Sustainable Development Goals Ambassador, Marmara Municipalities Union

Özgür Arun

Assoc. Prof., Chair, Senex Association for Aging Studies

Özlem Altınkaya Genel

Dr., Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment, Delft University of Technology

Özlem Kestioğlu

Chief Enterprise Business Unit Officer, Vodafone Turkey

Özlem Taşkın Erten

Dr., Director of Cycling-Pedestrian Access and Transportation Planning, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality

Paul Knox

Distinguished Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Paul Power

CEO, Refugee Council of Australia

Philipp Rode

Dr., Executive Director, LSE Cities

Pierre Renault

Urban Planner & Designer, Egis Company

Pınar Çağlın

Senior Urban Planner, UN-Habitat

Piotr Barczak

Senior Policy Officer for Waste and Circular Economy, European Environmental Bureau

Ramon Canal Oliveras

Dr., Director of Agenda 2030 Barcelona, Barcelona City Council

Rashid Seedat

Executive Director, Gauteng City-Region Observatory

Razan Atassi

Owner, Salt & Sugar

Recep Gürkan

Mayor, Edirne Municipality

Roberto Rocco

Assoc. Prof., Urbanism, Delft University of Technology

Robin Rushdi Al-Sálehi

Founder, Vakansa

Roger Keil

Prof. Dr., Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, York University

Ruhisu Can Al

General Coordinator, Izmir Sustainable Urban Development Network

Saad El-Din Wajih Saad El-Din

Mayor, Kherbet Dawood Municipality

Sabine Küper-Büsch

Artistic Director of Mahalla Festival, Diyalog Association

Şadi Yazıcı

Mayor, Tuzla Municipality

Sadiye Bilgiç Karabulut

Head of Zero Waste and Waste Processing Department, Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanization

Sadun Emrealp

Governance Consultant

Safaa Ouchen

CEO, MediAlaoui Agency

Saif Ul Haque

Principal, Bengal Institute

Samet Keskin

Urban Policy Expert & Data Working Group Leader, Marmara Municipalities Union

Sana Mustafa

Director of Partnerships, Asylum Access

Savaş Zafer Şahin

Prof., Head of Land Registry and Cadastre Department, Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University

Seçil Öznur Yakan

Co-Founder, Women's Cycling Initiative

Seda Ertan

Senior Environmental Engineer, Arup

Seda Rass-Turgut

Head of Integration, Social Services and Civic Engagement Department, City of Osnabrück

Seher Alacacı Arıner

Assistant Representative (Programme), UNDP Turkey

Selahattin Yıldırım

Former Secretary General, Marmara Municipalities Union

Selma Karabey

Prof., Public Health, Istanbul University

Selva Gürdoğan

Founding Partner, Superpool

Sema Yırcalı

Architect, Directorate of Historical Cultural Heritage, Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality

Semi Hakim

Co-Founder & CEO, Kök Projekt

Serdar Gürbüz

Board Member, Turkish Technology Team Foundation

Serin Geambazu

Assist. Prof., Urban and Landscape Design, Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urban Planning

Serkan Denli

External Relations Manager, Support to Life

Sertaç Erten

Assoc. Prof., Planning Services Lead, Arup

Şeyda Dağdeviren Hill

Project Executive, BCSD Turkey

Şeyma Döğücü

Mayor, Sancaktepe Municipality

Shipra Narang Suri

Chief of Urban Practices Branch, UN-Habitat

Siegfried Rupprecht

Executive Director, Rupprecht Consult - Forschung & Beratung

Sima Al Kanawati

Owner, More Design

Sinan Logie

Lecturer, Architecture, Bilgi University

Sinem Dedetaş

General Manager, İstanbul Şehir Hatları

Soo-Jin Kim

Head of Urban Policies and Reviews Unit, OECD

Souad Osseiran

Dr., Researcher, MiReKoc, Koç University

Souraya Hammoud

RESLOG Lebanon, National Project Manager, SKL International

Süha Özkan

Prof., Middle East Technical University

Şule Serter

Vice Chair, Active Living Association

Süleyman Bayezit

Head of Program Management Unit, Istanbul Development Agency

Sümeyye Gedikoğlu Doğan

Migration and Cohesion Center Coordinator, Union of Municipalities of Turkey

Suzanne Hoadley

Senior Manager & Traffic Efficiency Coordinator, POLIS

Taha Ayhan

President, Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum

Tahir Büyükakın

President, Marmara Municipalities Union & Mayor, Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality

Tahir Can Yarımoğlu

Founder & General Coordinator, EKA

Tamer Atabarut

Dr., Director, UN SDSN Turkey

Tamer Kılıç

Regional Coordinator for Western Balkans and Turkey, ICMPD

Tanay Sıdkı Uyar

Prof., Mechanical Engineering, Beykent University

Tanzer Kantık

Sustainable Transportation Projects Coordinator, İSPARK

Tarkan Oktay

Prof., Political Science and Public Administration, Istanbul Medeniyet University

Tathabrata Bhattacharya

Consultant & Project Manager, Odisha Bridge & Construction Corporation Ltd.

Tatiana Badan

President, NALAS and CALM & Mayor, Selemet Municipality

Thanos Stasinopoulos

Dr., Academist, Architecture, , Izmir University of Economics

Tim Soens

Prof., History, University of Antwerp

Tina Martino

Head of Strategic Marketing and Intelligence, OCTO Telematics

Tine Buffel

Dr., Senior Lecturer, Sociology, University of Manchester

Tolga Ünlü

Prof., Head of City and Regional Planning Department, Çukurova University

Tuğba Ölmez Hancı

Prof., Head of Strategy Development Department, İSKİ

Tuğçe Akbulut

Founder, Cross Change

Tülin Hadi

President, Istanbul Citizens' Assembly

Tuna Taşan-Kok

Prof., Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam

Tunç Soyer

Mayor, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality

Turan Hançerli

Mayor, Avcılar Municipality

Ulaş Akın

Dr., Founding Partner, Urban εκοSystems Lab

Ülgür Gökhan

Mayor, Çanakkale Municipality

Ümit Şahin

Dr., Climate Change Cluster Coordinator, Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University

Ümit Uysal

Mayor, Muratpaşa Municipality

Ümran Aydın

Architect, KUDEB, Şişli Municipality

Umutcan Duman

Co-Founder & CEO, Evreka

Utku Cihan

Head of Transportation Department, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Vaca Jones Cecilia

Executive Director, Bernard van Leer Foundation

Vaida Stankevičienė

Counsellor & Deputy Head of Mission, Lithuanian Ambassador to Turkey

Vanessa Vardon

Director, Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

Verónica Albarrán-Carrillo

Researcher, Autonomous University of the State of Mexico

Veysel Çıplak

Head of Strategy Development Department, Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality

Vítor Oliveira

Dr., Principal Researcher, University of Porto & President, ISUF and PNUM

Viviana Cordero

CEO, Huasipichanga

Volkan Yılmaz

Assoc. Prof., Public Policy, Dublin City University

Vural Çakır

President, INGEV

Wataru Kawasaki

World Urban Forum Coordinator, UN-Habitat

Y. Erdem Güzelbey

Deputy Major, Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality

Yael Taranto

Senior Energy Analyst, SHURA Energy Transition Center

Yanis Ben Amor

Dr., Executive Director, Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University

Yaşar Adnan Adanalı

General Coordinator, Center for Spatial Justice

Yasemin Kuytak

Director of the Representative Office in Turkey, KfW IPEX-Bank

Yasemin Özcan

Visual Artist & Writer

Yasemin Soysal

Chief of Integration Centre, Ham Municipality

Yasin Çağatay Seçkin

Prof., Head of Park, Garden and Green Areas Department, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Yasin Kartoğlu

Mayor, Başakşehir Municipality

Yehia Badawy

Co-Founder, Rain

Yiğit Evren

Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Yıldız Technical University

Yıldız Salman

Assist. Prof., Architecture, Istanbul Technical University

Yılmaz Büyükerşen

Prof., Mayor, Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality

Yimin Wu

Planner, Planning Research Lab, Beijing Municipal Institute of City Planning & Design

Yücel Yılmaz

Mayor, Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality

Yunus Arıkan

Director of Global Advocacy, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Yunus Uğur

Assoc. Prof., History, Marmara University

Z. Bilgi Buluş

Deputy General Manager, Nature Conservation Centre

Zakira Hekmat

Dr., Founder & President, Afghan Refugees Solidarity Association

Zeki Kılıçaslan

Prof., Chest Diseases, Istanbul University

Zerrin Güleş

Environmental Protection and Control Director, Nilüfer Municipality

Zerrin Savaşan

Assoc. Prof., International Relations, Selçuk University

Zeynep Enlil

Prof., Head of Urban Planning Section, Yıldız Technical University

Zeynep Günay

Assoc. Prof., Board Member & Director of Young Professionals Programme, ISOCARP

Zeynep Karamanlı

Trade Manager , British Consulate General in Istanbul

Zeynep Yıldırım

Urban Planner & Chief, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality

Zülfiye Yılmaz

Assist. Prof., Constitutional Law, Bilkent University