The Opening Lecture of School of Applied Sciences (UBYO) was from WEST ANATOLIA INDUSTRIALISTS AND BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOCIATION (BASIFED) Chairman LEVENT AKGERMAN The Opening Lecture of the 2014-‐2015 academic year of School of Applied Sciences was held in Prof. Dr. Ümit Doğay ARINÇ Hall. The lecture started with the speeches of Director of School Prof. Dr. Mustafa TEPECİ and Head of the Department of International Trade Assoc. Prof. Dr. O. Murat KOÇTÜRK. Mr. Bülent AKGERMAN shared his work experiences and gave some advices for the future career of UBYO students. Assist. Prof. Dr. Asiye Ayben ÇELİK, Research Assistant Dr. Nuray DEMİREL ARICI and Research Assistant Selim DURAMAZ have mentioned about life tips for success. At the end of the opening lecture, Prof. Dr. Mustafa TEPECİ and Prof. Dr. Meltem ONAY presented flowers and gifts to Mr. AKGERMAN.