Program

1. Day 19 September 2019
19 September 2019
09:00
Registration
19 September 2019
10:00

Welcome address

Gürsel Baran President of Ankara Chamber of Commerce
Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu President of TOBB
Mustafa Varank Republic of Turkey Minister of Industry and Technology
PhD. Bekir Pakdemirli Republic of Turkey Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Ruhsar Pekcan Republic of Turkey Minister of Trade
Emine Erdoğan First Lady
19 September 2019
11:30
Opening of Geographical Indications Exhibition
19 September 2019
12:00
Lunch break
19 September 2019
13:30

SESSION I

INTERNATIONAL APPROACHES ON GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS
CHAIR
Yavuz Tekelioğlu President of Local Products and Geographical Indications Research Network in Turkey (YÜCİTA)
ROUND TABLE
John A.Clarke Director for International Relations - European Commission DG for Agriculture and Rural Development
Claude Vermot-Desroches President - Organization for an International Geographical Indications Network (OriGIn)
Jean-Louis Buer Former Director - National Institute of Origin and Quality (INAO)
Ellio De Tullio Avv. – De Tullio & Partners
Dmitry Zvyagintsev Policy Officer – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Rocco Palma Head of Cultural Office, Embassy of Italy - Ankara
19 September 2019
14:30
Coffee break
19 September 2019
14:40

SESSION II

360° GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS
Opening Speech
Boris Minialai CEO Metro Cash&Carry Turkey
CHAIR
Cem Seymen, Journalist TV Programmer and Economist
ROUND TABLE
Hakan Kızıltepe Head of Geographical Indications Department - Turkish Patent and Trademark Office
Birol Uluşan Head of Food Category - Metro Wholesale Market
Osman Özkan Head of Bursa Region Agricultural Cooperatives
Ebru Baybara Demir Executive Chef and Social Entrepreneur
Kemal Varım Numanoğlu General Manager of Vocational and Technical Schools – Ministry of Education
19 September 2019
15:20
Coffee break
19 September 2019
15:30

SESSION III

HOW TURKEY SHOULD PROCEED IN THE GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS?
CHAIR
Ali Ekber Yıldırım Journalist - Dünya Newspaper
ROUND TABLE
Aykut Kırbaş Secretary General - Turkish Standards Institution (TSİ)
Ayşin Işıkgece General Manager - The General Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises (TİGEM)
Yavuz Tekelioğlu President - Local Products and Geographical Indications Research Network in Turkey (YÜCİTA)
Dilara Koçak Better Living and Nutrition Specialist
Berrin Bal Onur - Neşe Biber Founder Partners, Antre-Gourmet İstanbul
Serhan Hacısüleyman Senior Vise President of Denizbank Agricultural Banking Group Sales and Performance Management
19 September 2019
17:00
Coffee break
19 September 2019
17:10

SESSION IV

THE ROLE AND IMPORTANCE OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT
CHAIR
Selim Çağatay Vice President - Local Products and Geographical Indications Research Network in Turkey (YÜCİTA)
ROUND TABLE
PhD Ayşegül Selışık Assistant Representative for Turkey - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Pramila Adeline Crivelli Assistant Professor of International Trade, Faculty of Economics, Goethe University Frankfurt
Özgür Akif Tel Head of Marketing Department - Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry DG for Agricultural Reform
Gülşen Keskin Lecturer - Hatay Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics
François Viel Agricultural Advisor for Turkey, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan – Embassy of France in Ankara
2. Day 20 September 2019
20 September 2019
09:30

Session V

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS OF ANKARA
CHAIR
Aslı Şafak Journalist, TV Programmer, Author
ROUND TABLE
Prof. Gürsel Dellal Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Department of Animal Breeding
Prof. Ufuk Tansel Şireli Assistant Director - Ankara University Food Safety Institute
Prof. Nevzat Artık Director - Ankara University Food Safety Institute
Assoc. Prof. Ayşem Yanar Ankara University Faculty of Fine Arts
Ali İhsan Güçlü Chairman of Ankara Chamber of Commerce Natural Stone, Marble and Ready Mixed Concrete Manufacturers Committee
20 September 2019
11:00
Coffee break
20 September 2019
11:15

Session VI

GOVERNANCE OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS AND AUDIT SYSTEM
CHAIR
Kaan Dericioğlu Chairman - The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Patent and Trademark Attorneys' Council
ROUND TABLE
PhD. Sertaç Dokuzlu Academician - Uludağ University, Faculty of Agriculture
Neşe İloğlu Trademark Specialist - Turkish Patent and Trademark Office
Selim Çağatay Vice President - Local Products and Geographical Indications Research Network in Turkey (YÜCİTA)
Oğuz Şahin General Director, Directorate General of Consumer Protection And Market Surveillance
Huriye Kayabaşı Özener President - Association of Traditional Products and Geographical Indications (GÜCİSDER)
20 September 2019
12:45
Lunch break
20 September 2019
14:00

Session VII

BEST PRACTICES ON GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS
CHAIR
Prof. Beraat Özçelik İstanbul Technical University, Department of Food Engineering
ROUND TABLE
Fatima Amehri President - Moroccan Association for the GI Argan Oil
Özlem SARI President – Erdek Chamber of Commerce
Monique BAGAL Jurist & Geographical Indications Expert
Mauro Rosati General Director - The Qualivita Foundation
PhD. Muthuswamy Anandaraj Additional Commissioner - GI TAGGED Geographical Indications Tagged World Premium Products (P) Ltd
20 September 2019
15:30
Coffee break
20 September 2019
15:45

Session VIII

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS
CHAIR
Prof. Habib Asan Head of Turkish Patent and Trademark Office
ROUND TABLE
Belgin Sağdıç Assembly Member at Ankara Chamber of Commerce, Trademark and Patent Attorney, Vice Chair - The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Patent and Trademark Attorneys' Council, Member of the Board of Directors at Association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys
Türkay Alıca Lawyer and Legal Counsel
Marina Foschi Legal Officer, Legal Section, International Designs Registry, Sector of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications - World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
PhD. Benedetta Ubertazzi Tenured Aggregate Professor of Law, University of Milan-Bicocca; Contracted Associate Professor, School of Law, Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education “Saint-Petersburg State University”; practicing attorney in Milan, Studio Ubertazzi
Boris Osgnach Vice - Chair – Geographical Indications Committee – European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
Rocco Palma Head of Cultural Office, Embassy of Italy - Ankara; lecturer of International Trade law and Intellectual Property, Department of Economics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome
20 September 2019
17:00
Coffee break
20 September 2019
17:15

Session IX

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS AND PRODUCER ORGANIZATIONS
CHAIR
İrfan Donat Agricultural Editor
ROUND TABLE
Cesare Mazzetti President - Foundation for the Protection and the Valorization of Quality Agri-Food Products (QUALIVITA)
Gianluca Agati Representative, OriGIn Italia - Director, Siracusa Lemon (PGI) Consortium
Prof. Bülent Gülçubuk Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics
Oriol Calvo , Financial and Administrative Director of the European Grouping of Cities of Ceramics (AEuCC)
Lütfü Bayraktar President of Turkish Association of Hazelnut Production Cooperatives (FİSKOBİRLİK)
Cécile Arondel-Schultz Secretary General - Confederation Generale De Roquefort
3. Day 21 September 2019
21 September 2019
10:00

Session X

THE IMPACT OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS IN GASTRONOMY AND REGIONAL TOURISM DEVELOPMENT
CHAIR
Deniz Gürel Hürriyet Newspaper Ankara Coordinator
ROUND TABLE
Prof. Fügen Durlu Özkaya Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University, Faculty of Tourism, Head of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department
PhD. Natalia Mogol Deputy Head of Trademark and Industrial Design Department - State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI)
Zeki Açıköz President of Turkish Chefs' Federation (TAFED)
21 September 2019
11:30
Coffee break
21 September 2019
11:45

Session XI

INNOVATIVE MODELS FOR COMMERCIALIZATION OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS
CHAIR
Assoc. Prof. Mücahit Taha Özkaya Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture
ROUND TABLE
Ruth R. Ferreiros Responsible for Dept. Socioeconomic Studies and Equality- Galician Association of Agri-Food Cooperatives (AGACA)
Prof. Alberto Grandi Department of Economic and Business Sciences - University of Parma
Tejas SJ Commissioner GI TAGGED - Geographical Indications Tagged World Premium Products (P) Ltd
Representative Metro Cash and Carry
Assoc. Prof. Remziye Yılmaz Hacettepe University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Food Engineering
Prof. Dilek Sivri Özay Head of Hacettepe University Food Technology Department
21 September 2019
13:15
Lunch break
21 September 2019
14:00

Session XII

THE ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN PROTECTION OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS
Opening Speech
Mansur Yavaş Mayor of Ankara
Vasip Şahin Governor Of Ankara
CHAIR
Işıl Açıkkar TRT 1 Anchorwoman
ROUND TABLE
Associate Prof. Asım Balcı Mayor of Altındağ District of Ankara
Fethi Yaşar Mayor of Yenimahalle District of Ankara
PhD. Duhan Kalkan Mayor of Kalecik District of Ankara

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