World City Network Meeting II: Change and Data Management
30 April 2019

09:30 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 11:00 Openning Speeches
Tahir Büyükakın, Mayor of Marmara Municipalities Union and Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality

11:00 – 12:30
Session 1: Change in Global City Research

Moderators:
Assoc. Prof. Koray Velibeyoğlu, Izmir Institute of Technology
Dr. M. Cemil Arslan, Marmara Municipalities Union, Secretary General
Speakers:
• Prof. Ben Derruder, Gent University (15 min)
• Assoc. Prof. Allan Watson, Loughborough University (15 min)
• Assoc. Prof. Aslı Ceylan Öner, Izmir University of Economics (15 min)
Discussants:
Assoc. Prof. Eda Ünlü Yücesoy, İstanbul Şehir University (5 min)
Prof. Stefan Björn Hennemann, Justus-Liebig Giessen University (5 min)
(last 15 minutes Q&A from audiance)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:45
Session 2: Data Visualization in Global City Research

Moderators:
Assoc. Prof. Eda Ünlü Yücesoy, İstanbul Şehir University
Assoc. Prof. Aslı Ceylan Öner, Izmir University of Economics
Speakers:
• Prof. Stefan Björn Hennemann, Justus-Liebig Giessen University (15 min)
• Prof. Murat Güvenç, Kadir Has University (15 min)
• Assoc. Prof. Alkım Almıla Akdağ Salah, İstanbul Şehir University, New Media and Communicationand Utrecht University, Information and Computer Science (15 min)
Discussants:
Prof. Koray Velibeyoğlu, Izmir Institute of Technology (5 min)
Assoc. Prof. Allan Watson, Loughborough University (5 min)
(last 15 minutes Q&A from audiance)

14:45 – 15:00 Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:15
Session 3: Collecting Data for the Use of Local Governments
Moderators:
Prof. Murat Güvenç, Kadir Has University
Dr. M. Cemil Arslan, Marmara Municipalities Union, Secretary General
Speakers:
• Assoc. Prof. Koray Velibeyoğlu, Izmir Institute of Technology (15 min)
• Assoc. Prof. Eda Ünlü Yücesoy, İstanbul Şehir University (15 min)
• Dr. Şebnem Beşe Canpolat, Turkish Statistical Institute, Head of Demografy Statistics Departmant (15 min)
Discussants:
Prof. Ben Derruder, Gent University (5 min)
Assoc. Prof. Aslı Ceylan Öner, Izmir University of Economics (5 min)
(last 15 minutes Q&A from audiance)

16:15 – 16:30 Closing Remarks

*Simultaneous interpretation is provided throughout the sessions.