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Join the SHORE project in Istanbul for the “Wave of change” conference. This event will gather various blue economy and ocean literacy actors in Turkey including multiple panel discussion, workshop and activities throughout the day.


Registration is free but mandatory. Please fill in this form to register.

Exhibition Area

Would you like to showcase your activities related to Mission Ocean, Blue Economy and Ocean Literacy? We have an Exhibition Area. Fill in this form to register for the exhibition.

Agenda (UTC+3)

9:30 – Welcome & Registration
10:00 – Opening speeches

  • Prof. Dr. Tamer YILMAZ, Yıldız Technical University Rector
  • Özcan TÜRKOĞLU, Istanbul Provincial Deputy Director of National Education
  • Mustafa KAYA, Istanbul Deputy Governor

10:30 – SHORE project presentation | Assoc. Prof. Afşın Yusuf ÇETİNKAYA, Yıldız Technical University, Project Coordinator
11:30 – Keynote speakers panel

  • Ayşe ORUÇ, WWF, Marine and Wildlife Program Senior Manager
  • Rıza Tevfik MOROVA, Galatasaray Sports Club Board of Directors Spokesperson
  • Sinan ÖNCEL, United Brands Association, President
  • Fatih HOŞOĞLU, İSTAÇ, Deputy General Manager
  • Erdeniz EROL, ELKON, R&D Manager

13:00 – Coffee break & Exhibition
14:00 – Panel sessions with blue economy actors

  • Prof. Dr. Güleda ENGİN, Yıldız Technical University, Head of Environmental Engineering Department | Beyond the Visible: Microplastics
  • Arya YURDACAN, Entrepreneur & Ocean Advocate | Empowering the Blue Generation: Youth Action for Ocean Conservation and the Blue Economy
  • Prof. Dr. Seydi Ahmet SATICI & Assoc. Prof. Begüm SATICI, Yıldız Technical University, Educational Sciences Department | Blue Horizons: Broadening Perspectives on Ocean Literacy Education
  • Müge AYDIN, Blueit, R&D Leader/CRO | Tapping into the Future: Virtual Water & Trade
  • Nail ÜÇYOL, TÜDAV, Researcher | Mission Ocean & Ocean Literacy

15:30 – End of conference

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