I will be presenting at the international conference of  "Istanbul. City Portrait" as an invited speaker between February 29th and March 1st 2012 in Venice, Italy.

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morning | 9.30
Official opening Amerigo Restucci, Rector Università Iuav di Venezia
Alberto Ferlenga, Director, School of Doctorate Studies Teresita Scalco, Moira Valeri, Marco Vani, Curators of the Conference

Monica Centanni, Università Iuav di Venezia
Serra Yılmaz, actress
Asu Aksoy, Istanbul Bilgi University
Meric Oner, SALT Istanbul
Korhan Gumus, architect


afternoon |14.30 | City & Architecture
Luca Orlandi, Istanbul Technical University
Ipek Akpinar, Istanbul Technical University
Lois Papadopoulos, University of Thessaly
Murat Guvenc, Istanbul Sehir University
Superpool, architects
3 Phd candidates/young researchers

21.00   Projection of “Ekumenopolis. City without limits” by Imre Azem at Magazzini del SALE

morning |9.30 | City & Society
Derya Ozkan, Ludwig-Maximilians University
Tolga Islam, Yildiz Technical Unirsity
Ozlem Unsal, City University London
Giovanna Marconi, Università Iuav di Venezia
3 Phd candidates/young researchers


afternoon |14.30 | City & Culture
Serhan Ada, Istanbul Bilgi University
Vittorio Urbani, Curator and Director of Nuova Icona Gallery, Venice
Gokhan Karakus, designer and architecture critic
Simona Morini, Università Iuav di Venezia
Aldo Cibic, designer, Università Iuav di Venezia
Luca Nichetto, designer
3 Phd candidates/young researchers

Final discussion