Please note that due to the travel situation in Europe, this event has been postponed.

A member of the UN Security Council and the G20, Turkey has become increasingly engaged in international affairs, as demonstrated by its efforts to broker Israeli–Syrian and Russian–Georgian talks. As the seventeenth largest economy in the world, Turkey has expanded its political and economic vision from one focused on its immediate neighborhood to a global one. Turkey is also in the midst of a major political and societal transformation. 

Umit Boyner, one of Turkey's leading business women and the new president of the Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen's Association, one of the most important indepent business assocations in Turkey, will address the challenges and opportunities Turkey faces in the 21st century.