1 Day - 1 April 24th, 2013 Wednesday Participants arrivals and registration Gala dinner - Event opening, piano recital Day - 2 Attention: There will be simultaneous translation for the presentations in Hall Breakfast Opening : Introduction of the participating organizations Coffee Break Hall 1 Jamuna MURTHI, AFS India Keynote speech Hall 1 School day at Işık Ayazağa High School Students presentations on participating countries, Lesson visits by participants Lunch Hall 1 Anna Maria HAAS EFIL- European Federation for Intercultural Learning, Belgium Intercultural Learning in Schools Hall 2 Elena KSENOFONTOVA, AFS Russia The Process of Teaching a Foreign Language Including Geography and Cultural Learning as the Basic Background Knowledge Hall 2 Marina LOGAN, AFS Hungary Couch Surfing - the Global Group of Friends Coffee Break Hall 1 Anna Maria HAAS EFIL- European Federation for Intercultural Learning, Belgium Intercultural Learning in Schools Room 1 Biljana BANJAC, AFS Serbia The Amazing River Tisa in Serbia Hall 2 Jhonny Viana BORGES, AFS Brazil Geography in Action: Away to Learn Having Fun! Transfer to host families houses Dinner with Turkish Families (optional) April 25th, 2013 Thursday
2 Day - 3 April 26th, 2013 Friday Breakfast City tour Field trip Turkish Geographical Society (Lunch included) Turkish culture Isik Schools Marbling, Miniature, Calligraphy, Kaatı Day - 4 April 27th, 2013 Saturday Registration Opening Ceremony Hall 1 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eyüp ARTVİNLİ Geography Education Research Associate, London University, Institute of Education, UK Curriculum Reform and Geography Education in Turkey: the gap between theory and practice Coffee Break Hall 1 Mary BIDDULPH School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK Mind the gap: Young People s Geographies, School Geography and Filling the Space(s) Between Them Hall 2 Abdullah Burak KEDERSİZ 9 Eylül University -Izmir Geography Information System- Master Degree student A different View into Geography : Geographic Information Systems Coffee Break Hall 1 Oya AYMAN Editor of Local Issues National Geographic - Turkey Media s Responsibility for Spreading Awareness of How To Save the Planet Earth. What Does National Geographic Do About it?
3 Day - 4 April 27th, 2013 Saturday Lunch Hall 1 Prof. Dr. David LAMBERT London University, Institute of Education, UK A short history of school geography in England, with special emphasis on the relationship between two Big Ideas : Geography and Education Hall 2 Vedat ATASOY Founder of İz TV, Journalist, Radikal Newspaper Documentary Coffee Break Hall 1 Prof. Dr. Martin HAIGH Oxford Brookes University, UK Global Citizenship and Affective Geographical Education Coffee Break Hall 1 Prof. Dr. Vladimir S.TIKUNOV M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia Experience of Education in the Field of Sustainable Development (Geographical Aspect) Hall 2 Serdar KILIÇ Wild Life Specialist How To Be Modern Evliya Çelebi Coffee Break Hall 1 Fatih TÜRKMENOĞLU Producer, CNN Turk TV What a Traveller Discovers Room 1 Erika GALAMBOSNE, AFS Hungary Jeopardy for Geography Room 2 Bert AELTER, AFS Belgium (French) From Oh NO to Oh YES, Another Foreign Student in my class! Integrating exchange students in your classes Hall 2 Emily POPE, Latasha WILSON English teachers in Turkey through Fulbright program They Call Me Hocam: Experiences Teaching English Across Turkey Room 3 Kemal AKALIN Beşiktaş Anadolu Lisesi Geography teacher Thinking With Six Hats.
4 Day - 5 April 28th, 2013 Sunday Hall 1 Ömer MADRA Journalist, Author, International Law Lecturer The Effects of Global Warming Hall 2 Mehpare SÖZENER Traveller Cultural Differences From Peru to Tahiti Coffee Break Hall 1 Prof. Dr. Mikdat KADIOĞLU Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Aerodynamics and Space Science Climate Risk Management Coffee Break Hall 1 Güven İSLAMOĞLU Producer, CNN Turk TV Green Nature Hall 2 Óttar ÓLAFSSON & Hildur JONSDOTTIR, AFS Iceland Ice and Fire Lecturers Room 1 Nallini BHALLA, AFS India Greenovators - a Revolution in Small Steps Room 2 Effah Nana YAW, AFS Ghana Environmental Hazard, the Role of Culture Lunch Hall 1 Nasuh MAHRUKİ Co-founder and President of AKUT and the first Turk on Everest, Author, World s youngest climber to complete Seven Summits project The Effect of Geography on Nations and Cultures Coffee Break
5 Day - 5 April 28th, 2013 Sunday Hall 1 Prof. Dr. Christiane MEYER Hanover Leibniz University, Institute for Science Education, Germany Geography Teaching and Learning in Germany Focusing on Cultural Understanding and Diversity Hall 2 İlhan Oğuz AKDEMİR Fırat University Geography Department, Elazığ - Academic The Problem of Innovation in Turkish Geography Education Programmes Hall 3 Mehmet Akif GEZER İstek Özel Kaşgarlı Mahmut High School Geography Teacher Geography For Life, Not For Exams Coffee Break Hall 1 Alper DALKILIÇ The explorer to cover four deserts on four continents New Geographies: 4 Continents, 4 Deserts, 4 Ultra Marathons and Beyond Room 1 Nivedita SIBBAL, AFS India Water Crisis - Where and Why? Can We do Something About it? Hall 2 Glauber COSTA, AFS Brasil Interactive Methods in Geography Lessons