Past Event

Turkish-American Entrepreneurs in Science, Engineering and Finance

October 25, 2014
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Columbia University
School of Engineering & Applied Science
Davis Auditorium, Shapiro Center
500 W. 120th Street, New York, NY 10027

Admission: FREE! 


10:00am-10:30am: Registration 

10:30am-11:00 am: Welcoming Remarks, Tuna Tanriover, President of MIM, Dr. Tuncel Yegulalp, Professor at Columbia University, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering and Dr. Ali Kocak, President of TACCI.

11:00am-12:00pm: Mr. Enver Yücel, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Bahcesehir University

12:00pm-12:15pm: Coffee Break

12:15pm-1:15pm: Dr. Sükrü Bozluolcay, Chairman of Bozlu Holding

1:15pm-1:55pm: Mr. Izzet Bensusan, Founder & CEO of Karbone Group

1:55pm-3:00pm: Lunch Break

3:00pm-3:40pm: Dr. Gul Bahtiyar, Director of Bridge to Turkey Fund

3:40pm-4:20pm: Ms. Deborah A Hazell, CEO and Regional Head of HSBC Global Asset Management, Americas

4:20pm-5:00pm: Mr. Deger Cengiz, Principal, Independent Architecture and Design Works

5:00pm-6:00pm: Networking Reception

For more information:
Phone: (212) 354-5470 or [email protected]

ATAA, representing over 60 local chapters and 500,000 Turkish Americans throughout the United States, serves locally and in Washington DC to empower the Turkish American community through civic engagement and to support strong US-Turkish relations through education and advocacy.  Established in 1979, ATAA is the largest, democratically elected Turkish American membership organization in the United States.  As a non-faith based organization, ATAA is open to people of diverse backgrounds. The ATAA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed under the laws of the District of Columbia. To learn more about ATAA, please visit