22 October 2014 Wednesday Anemon Hotel/Samsun 09.30 – 10.00 REGISTRATION 10.00 – 11.00 OPENING SPEECH Mr. Mevlut ÖZEN; Secretary General of OKA Mr. Yusuf Ziya YILMAZ, Mayor of Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Mr. Mehmet CEYLAN, Ministry of Development Deputy Minister Mr. İbrahim ŞAHİN; Governor of Samsun Mr. Akif Çağatay KILIÇ, Minister of Youth and Sports (*TBC*) 11.00 - 11.30 GUIDED PROJECT SIGNING CEREMONY 11.30 – 13.30 DISCUSSION SESSION Tendencies in International Trade/Investment and Cooperation For Export Context: - How is the successful experience of Turkey’s investment climate improvement? - What are the new approaches in international trade? - What are the challenges for Turkey and developing countries? - How should regional cooperation for foreign trade be developed? - How to get share from Turkey’s long-term targets? President: Mr. Prof. Dr. Ramazan AKTAŞ, TOBB ETÜ, FEAS Business Administration Panelists: Mr. Mustafa RUMELİ, Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey, Head of Department Mr. Konstantin BEKOS, Austrian Commercial Counsellor* Mr. Mefail DERİBAŞ, Turkish Airlines Russia, General Director Mr. Nikolas PETROPOULOS European Regional Framework for Co-operation, President Mr. Halil KORKMAZ, IHK Holding, President of Executive Board / Association of Advertisers, Member of Executive Board 13.30 – 14.30 LUNCH 14.30 – 16.00 SECTORAL SESSIONS First Steps for Foreign Trade Context: - How should the roadmap be for exporters? - What are the operational/financial facilities for beginners in foreign trade? - What is the facilitator role of NGOs in foreign trade? - What are the results and suggestions obtained from practical experiences? - What are new financial instruments for foreign trade? President: Mr. Okan GÜMÜŞ, Samsun Chamber of Comm. & Ind., Vice Secretary General Panelists: Mr. Sedat ÜREY, General Directorate of Exports, Expert Mrs. Senem ODAMAN KÖSE, TR Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, EU Expert Ms. Nevcihan DURUKAN, Okyanus Gıda Ltd.Şti., Partner Mr. Murat TOKTAŞ, Turkish Hotelier Federation, Member of the Board Ms. Berna İLDOĞAN, Export Credit Bank of Turkey (EXIMBANK), Director Ms. Perran ERSU, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Istanbul Consultant 16.00 – 16.30 CLOSURE 23 October 2014 Thursday FIELD VISITS TO PROJECTS, TECHNOPARK, INDUSTRY ZONE AND RELATED INSTITUTIONS.