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Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

Visnezade Mah, Acısu Sokaği NO 19


Beşiktaş, Istanbul 34357


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Smart University Foundation and its "Success Partners" are cordially inviting you to join SUFtalks-Istanbul. Join more then 100+ Academicians and University Leaders and Executives in addressing the current and future trends in higher education.

Date: Monday, 21 st of October 2019

Time: 08:00 - 18:00

Venue: Swissotel The Bosphorus

Location: Istanbul, Turkey


08:00 - 16:00 SUFtalks Registration

08:30 - 09:00 Networking

09:00 - 09:15 Welcome Notes

09:15 - 09:30 Opening Remarks & speakers Introductions

09:30 - 10:00 "The Future of Universities: Challenges & Opportunities", Prof. Bassem Khafagy, Secretary General, Smart University Foundation, S-U-F, California, USA

10:00 - 11:00 "Innovations in Learning", Prof. Jeanne Schreurs, Professor Emeritus, Business Informatics, Hasselt University, Belgium

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break & Networking

11:30 - 12:00 "New Trends in Open Access & Publishing in Academia", Dr. Anke Beck, Senior Adviser, German Government, and CEO, IntechOpen, London, UK

12:00 - 13:30 Panel Discussion: "Empowering Educators: The need of A Global Academic Community"

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch & Networking

14:30 - 15:30 Panel Discussion: "Trending Technologies in Universities"

15:30 - 16:00 "The New Wave: Media Trends in Higher Education", Mr. Moataz Eldahshory, CEO, Akadimya, LLC, California, USA, and Media Director, S-U-F

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break & Networking

16:30 - 17:00 "The Social Responsibility of Higher Education"

17:00 - 17:30 SUFturkey Chapter: Why, How, and When

17:30 - 18:00 Concluding remarks and next steps

18: 00 – Networking, Comments, and Certificates


- Please follow www.s-u-f.org/suftalks for changes and updates.

- Additional speakers and topics to be expected.

- R.S.V.P. by 20 October 2019 kindly to suftalks@s-u-f.org

- We request participant name(s), mobile numbers, emails, titles and university/organization.

- Kindly advice us on food allergies and special menu requirements.

- The event is jointly organized with SUF Partners: AKADIMYA, SUFglobal


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

- Venue Address: SwissOtel: Visnezade Mah, Acısu Sokaği NO 19, 34357 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

- email: suftalks@s-u-f.org

What's the refund policy?

- No refunds

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

- You are welcome to bring your printed ticket. Upon registration success, our staff will also have your name in the accepted list.

Can I update my registration information?

- Yes, you are welcome to update information

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

- Yes, if you contact us to authorize the transfer

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