Program 2022

December of 01, Thursday


08:00 - 10:00
HALL A

Registration and Keynote Speeches

Speaker
Dr. Nureddin Nebati
Minister of Treasury and Finance
Speaker
İbrahim Ömer Gönül
Chairman of Capital Markets Board of Türkiye
Speaker
Korkmaz Ergun
Borsa Istanbul, CEO & Board Member
Speaker
İbrahim H. Öztop
Turkish Capital Markets Association, Chairperson
10:00 - 11:00
HALL A

Keynote Speaker

Speaker
Alex Tapscott
Co-Founder, Blockchain Research Institute, Managing Director Ninepoint Partners Digital Assets
11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:20
HALL A

Asset Allocation and Investment Habits in Türkiye

The Future of the Economy and Capital Markets

***Our panel can also be watched live on the Bloomberg HT website home page and Business HT social media accounts.***
► How is asset management changing in the world and in Türkiye?
  → How are assets growing in the world, how are investments distributed according to asset classes?
  → Asset producer, investment advisory and investor client development in Türkiye
  → Comparing Türkiye with other developing countries
► How to increase financial literacy level in Türkiye?
  → What types of investors do we expect in the future?
  → The impact of neuroscience on financial decisions
  → How can we change investor behaviors with the help of behavioral finance?
  → Digital financial literacy
► Maintaining investment habits, what has changed after the pandemic?
  → Are the factors affecting investor behaviors changing?
  → Before and After Corona: World and Turkish Economy
  → What will be the factors affecting investor decisions 10 years from now?
Moderator
Dr. Alp Keler, CFA
Private Banking & Wealth Management Of Akbank, Executive Vice President
Panelist
Attila Köksal, CFA
Financial Literacy and Inclusion Association, Chairman
Panelist
İlhami Koç
EY, Partner, Corporate Finance
Panelist
Erman Kalkandelen
Franklin Templeton Türkiye, CEO
11:30 - 12:20
HALL B

What Do Capital Markets Offer for a Sustainable Future?

The Future of Sustainable Finance

***Panel language is English and Turkish.***
► How much do we know about sustainable investment instruments in creating the financial resources needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals? How much do we use?
  → Sustainable/green debt instruments
  → Sustainable/green lease certificates
  → Sustainability - related bonds
  → BIST Sustainability Index
  → Sustainable (themed) mutual funds and pension mutual funds
► What will capital markets bring us in the future of the twin transition (sustainable and digital) journey?
  → What do blockchain-based technologies promise investors in ESG themed investment vehicles?
► Türkiye projection: Where do the financial institutions and the real sector stand regarding green financing practices? What more can be done on the supply and demand side?
Moderator
Tevfik Eraslan
Rota Asset Management, CEO
Panelist
Dilan Pamir
Development and Investment Bank of Türkiye, Director of Capital Markets Advisory Department
Panelist
Galip Ayköse
Aydem Enerji, CFO
Panelist
Seçil Sayın Kutluca
Capital Markets Board of Türkiye, Deputy Head
Panelist
Wayne Hughes
BNP Paribas Securities Services, Head of Digital Assets
11:30 - 12:20
HALL C

The Future of Borsa Istanbul in the Digital Age

The Future of Digital Finance

► What do the digital services provided by Borsa İstanbul in the recent period provide us?
  → Plans for the delivery of digital services abroad
► Digital services offered by Takasbank recently and its future
  → BIGA Blockchain technology and decentralization in clearing
►CSD’s IT / RD operations. How are the services offered?
  → Short, Medium and Long-term transformation of existing services and targets for new digital services
Moderator
Alpay Aykut
Borsa Istanbul, / Project Management and Planning Director
Panelist
Erdinç Tutam
Borsa Istanbul, Chief Information Officer
Panelist
İlker Kuşçu
Takasbank, Director of Custody AD Department
Panelist
Özkan İlkay Kızıltoprak
Central Securities Depository of Türkiye (MKK), Executive Vice President, Market Operations
12:20 - 13:20

Lunch Break

13:20 - 14:20
HALL A

Honorary Speaker

Speaker
Tansu Yeğen
UiPath, Vice President Europe
14:20 - 14:30

Coffee Break

14:30 - 15:20
HALL A

Istanbul's Journey to the Global Finance League through the Perspective of Financial Industry Associations

The Future of the Economy and Capital Markets

***Our panel can also be watched live on the Bloomberg HT website home page and Business HT social media accounts.***
► The potential of Istanbul to become a global financial center
►What should be the future vision of IFC? What does the IFC Law offer?
► What value will our fintech industry add to IFC in terms of using opportunities in the fields of global finance and technology?
► What is the importance of the Istanbul Finance Center Project for the Non-Bank Finance Sector?
► The position and potential of Istanbul in the field of Islamic finance and fintech
► What should be done to increase institutional investments?
Moderator
İbrahim H. Öztop
Turkish Capital Markets Association, Chairperson
Panelist
Ali Emre Ballı
Association of Financial Institutions, Chairman of the Board
Panelist
Osman Çelik
The Banks Association Of Türkiye, Chairman of the Board
Panelist
Taylan Türkölmez
Insurance Association of Türkiye, Vice President
Panelist
Ufuk Bilgetekin
Payment and Electronic Money Institutions Association of Türkiye, Chairman of the Board of Directors
14:30 - 15:20
HALL B

What Will Blockchain Technology Bring to the Capital Markets?

The Future of Digital Finance

► How can we expand the application areas of blockchain technology in capital markets?
  → What advantages do new technologies offer in order transmission, trading, custody, clearing or customer recognition?
  → Blockchain-based public offerings and crowdfunding
  → How do these practices shape the current systems?
► Role of crypto assets in the scope of capital markets
  → Problems faced by crypto regulations abroad, and their solutions
► Do Metaverse and NFTs have a future in the capital markets?
  → Metaverse economy in the new world order
  → Financial world within the Metaverse
  → Social power of Metaverse and social digitalization
  → NFT economy and NFTs as an investment
Moderator
E. Evren Cantürk
Wealth Management and Investment Services of Akbank, Department Head
Panelist
Arslan Kıran
Sandbox, Head of Growth at The Sandbox
Panelist
Ebru Güven
Istanbul Blockchain Women, / Chairwoman
Panelist
Dr. Ekrem Arıkan
CSD of Türkiye, CEO and Board Member
Panelist
Samet Duman
Ginoa.io, CEO
14:30 - 15:20
HALL C

Türkiye's Sustainable Strength In The Future: How To Turn Risks Into Opportunities

The Future of Sustainable Finance

****It is also possible to participate in this panel through the metaverse.***
► In the new world order focused on sustainability, what kind of policy should be followed to strengthen ESG practices?
►How will international regulations in sustainable finance (European Union etc.) affect Türkiye?
► Policy measures to be implemented to avoid greenwashing
► New investment model: Impact Investments: How can we strengthen Türkiye's participation in the global impact economy?
► Leverage of impact investments for global capital inflows
►How can financial and real sector cooperate effectively in Türkiye's green transformation?
► How should we support initiatives of different scales with measurable impact goals that will have a sustainable positive impact on society or the environment?
► What do SMEs need beyond financing for sustainable development? What is the mission of international financial organizations here?
► How do we provide competitive advantage in the global arena with sustainability-oriented entrepreneurship?
Moderator
Hakan Güldağ
Nasıl Bir Ekonomi Newspaper, Chairman
Panelist
Ali Şahin
Founder One, General Partner
Panelist
Dr. İzel Levi Coşkun
Mazars Denge, CEO ve Corporate Sustainability Ambassador
Panelist
Şule Kılıç
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Deputy Head (Türkiye), Sustainable Infrastructure and Energy
Panelist
Şafak Müderrisgil
Impact Investing Advisory Board, President
15:20 - 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:20
HALL A

What's Going Beyond Finance in Today's World: New Approaches to Digitalization

The Future of Digital Finance

***Our panel can also be watched live on the Bloomberg HT website home page and Business HT social media accounts.***
► Data is the most important value in todays’ world. What are the contributions of data analytics to the Banking and Finance sector?
►What are the innovations and value-added of Robotic Process Automation? What does it provide in operational processes and customer service?
►What is open banking, the digital banking service model that is increasingly entering our lives? What are the differences between them?
  → What is the place of service banking in the financial sector?
  → What is the impact of the new services on the financial sector? Will the regulations in this area pave the way for the industry?
► The place and impact of Fintechs in digital transformation / Contribution and Expectations of Fintechs to the Industry
Moderator
Sefer Yüksel
Columnist
Panelist
Pınar Yılmaz
Aktif Bank, Retail Banking Managing Director
Panelist
Mustafa Dinçer
Dinçer Lojistik, Chairman of the Board
Panelist
Yakup Sezer
Aktif Ventures CEO
15:30 - 16:20
HALL B

How Does The Sustainable Performance Affect Investment Flows?

The Future of Digital Finance

***Panel language is English.***
► The future of sustainability standards
  → What will the International Sustainability Standards (ISSB, ESRS) and taxonomies change in corporate reporting?
► Developments in the reporting world: How ready are we for the big transformation in the corporate reporting ecosystem?
→ What does Corporate Sustainability Reporting evolve into?
→ How does Integrated Reporting respond to changing expectations?
→ Do we use technology in performance measurement? Data analytics for sustainable finance and reporting
► Integration of sustainability performance in valuation and investment decisions
→ Importance of non-financial information in firm valuation
  → What are the major challenges that the companies are facing during sustainability reporting?
  → Can we access sufficient and reliable information from companies?
  → How can we enable verification and rating activities?
Moderator
Paul Druckman
World Benchmarking Alliance, Chairman
Panelist
Alen Bebiroğlu, CFA
TEB Asset Management, Co-Chief Investment Officer
Panelist
Murat Günaydın
Deloitte Türkiye, Director, Risk Advisory Department
Panelist
Prof.Dr. Güler Aras
YTU Center for Finance, Governance & Sustainability, Founding Director,, Integrated Reporting Association Türkiye, Founding Chair
Panelist
Jonathan Labrey
Chief Connectivity and Integrated Reporting Officer, Chief Strategy Officer/ Senior Market Co-Leader
15:30 - 16:20
HALL C

Where is the World Economy Heading?

The Future of the Economy and Capital Markets

► The impact of global risks on the capital market
  → Outlook in the world economy and capital markets
► Will inflation risks decrease in 2023?
  → Global recession, employment and regional stagflation risks in 2023 accompanied by monetary policies
  → Will global interest rates maintain their upward trend in 2023?
  → Global debt burden below the iceberg
► Geo-economy: The implementation of global power policies through economic means
  → Power balance race through post-war global trade and investment
  → How will a solution be reached in the chip crisis and in the field of cyber security?
  → What kind of separation will the coming years create in the artificial intelligence race?
Moderator
Perihan Tantuğ
Ekotürk TV, Moderator
Panelist
Çağrı Sarıkaya
Akbank, Chief Economist
Panelist
Prof.Dr. Erhan Aslanoğlu
Piri Reis University, Faculty Member In The Department of Economy and Finance
Panelist
Uraz Çay
Ak Investment, Research Manager In The International Markets Department
16:20 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:20
HALL A

The Digitalization Adventure of Capital Market Continues!

The Future of Digital Finance

***Panel language is English and Turkish. Our panel can also be watched live on the Bloomberg HT website home page and Business HT social media accounts.***
► What do we mean by Digitalization? How does it impact retail investors?
► How will investment firms turn digitalization into an opportunity to gain a competitive edge?
→ How do investment firms differentiate to meet the expectations of customers who have become a part of end-to-end digitalization? How do these firms reach their customers by putting new products on their shelves?
  → What will remote customer acquisition provide in the brokerage industry? How does it impact the user acquisition?
► How should the investor behave in the capital market, where the interest in the sector is increasing day by day? How should brokerage firms guide investors?
►How do algorithms help brokerage firms in “customer success”, that is, in understanding the customer correctly, and in using the services they receive in the most efficient way?
► How the Brokerage Industry Transform in new Digital age?
  → Democratization of Retail Investing: how can the commission-free, mobile-only firms like Robin Hood distrupt the brokerage industry?
► What’s next for crypto and blockchain? How will securities digital assets/security tokens change the fate of the capital market?
► Recently, we have observed that crypto investors are shifting equity markets. How should we interpret behavioural transition in two different investment targets?
  → How is the sector in the transition to full automation in business processes with the support of artificial intelligence and machine learning, how does Business Process Outsourcing and automation evolve the industry?
► What’s next for crypto and blockchain? How will securities digital assets/security tokens change the fate of the capital market?
► Recently, we have observed that crypto investors are shifting equity markets. How should we interpret behavioural transition in two different investment targets?
Moderator
Açıl Sezen
Bloomberg HT, Editor in Chief
Panelist
Özcan Beceren
Yatırım Finansman, Assistant General Manager
Panelist
Phil Sham
Aquanow, CEO
Panelist
Kerim Derhalli
Invstr, CEO and Founder
Panelist
Yılmaz Arısoy
Yapı Kredi Yatırım, CEO
16:30 - 17:20
HALL B

How Social Media and Finfluencers Influence Investment Decisions of the New Generation?

The Future of the Economy and Capital Markets

► The relationship between social media and financial investments
  → How will the financial world of the Z generation be formed?
  → Are Twitter, Tiktok, Instagram and Reels new investment platforms? Do they pose a threat or create an advantage for the investors?
  → Where will Bluesky, Twitter's new decentralized platform, take social media?
  → How will social trading affect investor behavior?
► Do Finfluencers really promise financial freedom?
  → Do we learn finance from the Social Media platforms?
► The missing link in the capital markets: Independent financial advisory
  → How is individual investment consultancy shaped in the new investment universe?
  → How should we set up individual investment consultancy in our country?
► What will be the place of social media in the strategies of investment firms against rising investor interest?
► How does social media affect the quality of research?
► How does an online research report portal support the investors?
Moderator
Özlem Derici Şengül
Spinn Consulting, Co-Founder
Panelist
Fatih Görünü
Habitat Association, Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Program Director
Panelist
Tuncay Turşucu
Tuncay Turşucu Research and Consultancy Inc., Founder
Panelist
Tufan Cömert
Garanti BBVA Securities, Director of Research and Investment Advisory Departments
Panelist
Yücel Tonguç Erbaş
Ahlatcı Investment Securities, Deputy General Manager
16:30 - 17:20
HALL C

Net Zero Finance

The Future of Sustainable Finance

***Panel language is English and Turkish.***
►What kind of world awaits us after Cop27? How will the transformation in the real sector and the financial world be?
→ To what extent are governments meeting their net zero commitments?
→ To what extent are governments meeting their net zero commitments?
→ Climate Justice: Inequalities and Privileges
→ What will be the sectoral priorities and obligations after Cop 27? What apps can be suggested for conversion?
► Innovative suggestions for the real sector in Turkey's low-carbon transformation
→ How does technology leverage a sustainable transformation?
► What is Green Transformation and Financing?
  → How should the role of business in the transition process be envisioned in this transformation?
  → Human resource management in transformation: How can we increase green business competencies?
► What do financial sector actors in the world offer as creative solutions in climate finance?
  → Blue debt instruments
  → Transition bonds
►What will be the role of the finance sector in Net Zero Finance in Turkey?
► What is the role of international organizations in Turkey's low-carbon transformation?
►What can the public do to help the private sector mobilizing increased levels of climate finance?
► Can capital markets leverage Net Zero Finance?
Moderator
Didem Eryar Ünlü
Nasıl Bir Ekonomi Newspaper, Coordinator and Columnist
Panelist
Cevdet Alemdar
Sabancı Holding, Industry Group President
Panelist
Emmeline Skelton
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (ACCA), Head of Sustainability
Panelist
Etkin Özen
The World Bank, Senior Financial Sector Specialist
Panelist
Seçil Yıldız
Development and Investment Bank of Türkiye, Executive Vice President
17:20 - 17:30

Coffee Break

17:30 - 18:20
HALL A

Let's Focus on the "S" Component in ESG

The Future of Sustainable Finance

***Panel language is English and Turkish. Our panel can also be watched live on the Bloomberg HT website home page and Business HT social media accounts.***
► Why a push for gender equality makes sound a sense in socio-economic development?
► Does the public or private sector adequately do its part in environmental and social areas?
► Recent trends in ESG, increasing importance of social dimension
► Turkey's position in the world in terms of achieving sustainable goals
► What can be the contribution of the capital market to the social dimensions of sustainability? : social bonds
Moderator
Hülya Güler
Sabah Newspaper, Columnist and INBUSINESS Magazine Founder Editor in Chief
Panelist
Sertaç Yeltekin
Zingforce Ventures and Purpose VC, Founder
Panelist
Theresa Niederle
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Gender and Economic Inclusion Principal, Inclusive Policy Reform Türkiye
Panelist
Dr. Uygar Özesmi
Good4Trust, Founder and Instigator
17:30 - 18:20
HALL B

New Approaches to Combating Energy, Food and Climate Crises

The Future of the Economy and Capital Markets

►What are the contributions of commodity exchange trading in ensuring food supply security and food price stability?
► What does financial innovation offer for commodity value chain management and circular economy?
  → What is the role of TÜRİB in areas such as the digitalization of the food supply chain from farm to fork, the development of smart agriculture-contractual agriculture and licensed warehousing?
► The latest developments at the global level regarding the energy sector, which has the largest share in the rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions in the policies of combating the climate crisis, and its reflection on Turkey.
  → Energy supply problems, rising prices and their reflection on financial markets as well as new resources in the energy sector
  → Enerjinin dönüşümü ve enerji verimliliğinin artırılmasına yönelik yeni yaklaşımlar
  → What are Turkey's short- and long-term plans in this regard?
►Climate Change and Monetary Policy
  → How can central banks monitor financial risks posed by climate change, and how should green finance be included in monetary policy design?
►How Can Development Finance Be Sustainable?
  → New themes such as environmental, social risk and impact management, social inclusion, climate change, renewable energy, and energy-resource efficiency in financing development
  → New structures / approaches to Climate and Green Finance
►New role of capital market in financing sustainability
►The role of sustainability in company valuations
Moderator
M. Selim Yazıcı
Turkish Capital Markets Association, Vice Chairperson
Panelist
Dr. Abdullah Buğrahan Karaveli
Department of Energy Efficiency and Environment (D3e), Head of D3E
Panelist
Ali Kırali
Turkish Mercantile Exchange (TMEX), Chief Executive Officer
Panelist
Dr. Burcu Ünüvar
TSKB, Chief Economist and the Head of Economic Research Department
Panelist
Jankat Bozkurt
Garanti BBVA Securities, Vice President
17:30 - 18:20
HALL C

How Will The Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Affect The Future Of Finance?

The Future of Digital Finance

►What is the importance of innovation, entrepreneurship and venture capital investments in the construction of the future?
►What does the new generation of entrepreneurship offer to shape the future of finance?
►What will be the effects of innovation on capital markets? What kind of transformation does Financial Technologies promise?
►How development funds contribute to the entrepreneurial ecosystem?
→ Finansal teknolojiler alanında gerçekleşen ve beklenen trendleri düşündüğümüzde, finansal teknolojiler nasıl bir dönüşüm vadediyor?
→ Considering the current trend in financial technologies, what kind of transformation is expected?
► What can the cooperation between Financial Institutions and Fintechs bring to the asset management industry?
► How has big data transformed the capital markets? What are the contributions of fintechs?
► Has the transition from conventional assets to alternative financial products started in the capital markets?
► What is the role and importance of the entrepreneurship ecosystem to attract global investors to Turkey?
Moderator
Murat Onuk
Arz Asset Management Company, CEO and Board Member
Panelist
Dr. Elif Altuğ, CFA
Türkiye Development Fund, CEO and Board Member
Panelist
İlker Sözdinler
United Payment, CEO
Panelist
Mehmet Ali Ergin
Re-Pie Asset Management, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Panelist
Ercan Gümüş
Cool Digital Solutions, CEO