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PAST EVENTFuture of AI & Big Data



The Aim of the Event:
Connect4tech Meetups creates a networking platform for connecting corporates, researchers, startups, and technology transfer professionals to make an impact! In this concept, we are organizing a new meetup event "Future of AI & Big Data". Corporates, researchers and startups will share their innovative ideas on AI & Data Analytics technologies and their applications.


Draft Program:

  • Opening Speech

    • ​Yusuf Leblebici, President, Sabanci University

  • Overview of Turkey AI Ecosystem, Turkey Ai 

    • ​Betül Kübra Ekinci, Ecosystem Orchestrator, Turkey Ai

  • Panel: Future of AI & Big Data

    • ​Moderator: Aren Haddeler, Co-Founder, Lumnion

    • Panelists:

      • ​Erkay Savas, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Sabanci University

      • Mustafa Ergen, Founder, Ambeent

      • Onur Varol, Faculty Member, FENS, Sabancı University

      • Salih Ergüt, Senior Expert, Turkcell

  • Introduction of the National High Performance Computing Excellence Center, EuroCC project and HPC Application Areas

    • ​Kamer Kaya, Faculty Member, FENS, Sabancı University

  • Circle 7 Presentations: Corporates

    • Medtech: Süheyla Türkyılmaz, Project Development Specialist, Bilbest

    • Medtech: Ali Anıl Sınacı, Associate Director, SRDC

    • Telecommunication: Sezin Tunaboylu, Netaş

    • Transportation: Deniz Tosun, CTO, Hepsijet

    • Transportation: Onur Asıliskender, Autonomous Vehicle Systems Engineer, Ford

  • Circle 7 Presentations: Startups

    • Emre Laleli, Country Manager, FalconAI

    • Gökhan Talat, CEO, Eyedius

Circle 7 Presentations for Corporates: Circle7 is a Corporate Pitching approach for companies to foster innovation and new collaborations with universities and startups through sharing innovation needs in 7 minutes.

Circle 7 Presentations for Startups: Circle7 is a Startup Pitching approach for entrepreneurs to foster innovation and new collaborations with corporates and universities through sharing innovation needs in 7 minutes.