International Conference on Global Climate Change

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6
9.30 – 10.00 Opening Plenary
Prof. Dr. Semra Atabay – Yıldız Technical University
Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
Prof. Dr. İsmail Yüksek -Rector of Yıldız Technical University
10.00 – 10.30 Keynote Speaker
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kropp – Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany
Global Climate Change: what’s ahead and is it feasible to reverse it?
11.00 – 12.00 SESSION 1: GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT
Moderator: Necdet Pamir, Middle East Technical University
Prof. Dr. Murat Türkeş, Istanbul University
Global Climate Change and Its Impacts on Turkey: Model Projections and
Recommendations for the Near Future
Prof. Dr. H.Nüzhet Dalfes, Prof. Dr. Ö.L. Şen, B.Önol, U.U. Turunçoğlu, Res. Asst.
D.Bozkurt, Istanbul Technical University
Climate Change Projections for Turkey: Results from Global Models and
Dynamical Downscaling
Prof. Dr. Barbaros Gönençgil, Istanbul University
Regional Impacts of the Climate Change and Awareness Studies on Adaptation
to Climate Chance in Turkey
Assist. Prof. Dr. M. Nisa Mencet Yelboğa, Mediterranean University
Agriculture and Environment Relationship with Special Attention to Global
Climate Change
Discussion
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch13.30 – 14.15 SESSION 2: ECO-POLICIES AND DIPLOMACY
Moderator: Assoc.Prof. Dr Yiğit Evren, Yıldız Technical University
Prof. Dr. Erhun Kula, Bahçeşehir University
Is Kyoto Protocol Useless?
Prof. Dr. Firuz Demir Yaşamış, American University in Dubai, UAE
A New Compact and Concern for National and Security: Environmental and
Ecology
Necdet Pamir, Middle East Technical University
Eco-political and Ecological Dimensions of Turkey’s Energy Policy
Discussion
14:15 -15:00 SESSION 3: CIVIL SOCIETY, BUSINESSES AND
GOVERNMENTS
Moderator: Prof.Dr.Erhun Kula, Bahçeşehir University
Mehrdad Borna, Limkokwing University, Malaysia
How Micro Climate Have an Impact on Social Interaction and Human Health ?
Dr. Jenny Fairbrass, University of East Anglia, UK
Natural Allies or strange Bedfellows? The emerging Relations between Business,
Civil Society, and Government in response to the Challenge of Climate Change
Dr. Zeynep Kaçmaz, University of Bradford, UK
Perception of Environmental Issues among Turkish Firms
Discussion15:00 – 16:00 SESSION 4: CLIMATIC CHANGES IN THE PAST AND
TODAY
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Betül Şengezer, Yıldız Technical University
Assist. Prof. Dr. Can Gündem, Batman University
Some Climatic Changes in the Prehistoric Periods and their Impacts to Human
Life
Prof. Dr. M. Doğan Kantarcı, Prof. Dr. Mustafa Avcı, Istanbul University
The Ecological and Entomological Changes in the Forests of Turkey in the
Warming Period
Prof. Dr. M. Doğan Kantarcı, Istanbul University
Ecological Evaluations of the Meteorological Data in Central Anatolia of Turkey
in the Warming Period
Dr. Christian Richter, University of Bedfordshire, UK – Dr. Mario Cunha, Uni. do
Porto, Portugal
A Time-Frequency Analysis on the Impact of Climate Variability on Semi-
Natural Mountain Meadows
Discussion
16:00 – 16:30 SESSION 5: CLIMATE CHANGE
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Firuz Demir Yaşamış, American University in Dubai
Orhan Bursali – Science and Technology
Global Climate Change in Media
Prof. Dr. Tuncay Neyişci, Mediterranean University
The Ecology of Urban Transformation
DiscussionTHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7
9:30 – 10:30 SESSION 6: PLANNING POLICIES
Moderator: Assoc.Prof.Dr.Asuman Türkün, Yıldız Technical University
Gökçen Şahin, Esra Yazıcı Gökmen, TEMA Foundation
Integration of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Policies in Land Use
Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment
Dr. Çağdaş Kuşçu Şimşek, Prof. Dr. Betül Şengezer – Yıldız Technical University
Effects of Urbanized Areas on Urban Climate in Istanbul Metropolitan Area
Prof. Dr. Zekiye Yenen, Dr. Cenk Hamamcıoğlu – Yıldız Technical University
Evolution of Hierarchy of Settlements in Water-Basin Scale Towards Climate
Change
Prof. Dr. Sahar Attia, University of Cairo, Egypt
Informal Urbanism – UNHabitat
Discussion
10:30 – 11:00 SESSION 7: ENERGY TRANSITION
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Güleda Engin, Yıldız Technical University
Prof. Dr. Dietwald Gruehn, Dortmund University of Technology,Germany
Master Plan ‘Energy Transition 2025’ – A New Approach in the City of
Dortmund
Prof. Dr. Horst Höfler, Siegen University, Germany
The reaching of the Plus Energy Standard in the Building Sector is one of the
Important Presupposition for Mastering the Climate Change: Alternative
Strategies for reaching the Plus Energy Standard for Buildings in Germany and
Switzerland11:00 – 12:00 SESSION 8: WATER MANAGEMENT
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Dietwald Gruehn, Dortmund University of Technology
Prof. Dr. Ayşegül Pala, Dokuz Eylül University
Studies the Effect of Climate Changes on Water Resources Potential
in Turkey
Prof. Dr. Güleda Engin, Yıldız Technical University
Climate Induced Changes on Water Resources
Prof. Dr. Remzi Karagüzel, Istanbul Technical University
Importance of Ground Water Protection Considering Climate
Change
Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Turoğlu, Istanbul University
Possible Effects of Climate Change on Water Management in
Istanbul
Discussion
12.00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 SESSION 9: RESEARCH BY YILDIZ TECHNICAL
UNIVERSITY
Moderator: Dr. Darwin E. Fox, Siegen University
Prof. Dr. Olcay Kıncay, Dr.Özgen Açıkgöz, Yıldız Technical University
Experimental Investigation of a Renewable Energy Source Assisted Heating and
Cooling System at Yıldız Renewable Energy House
Prof. Dr. Hasan Heperkan, Yıldız Technical University
Efficient Use of Energy in the IndustryDr. Mustafa Kemal Sevindir, Alisan Gönül, Yıldız Technical University
The Recent Developments of Refrigerants, A Review
Sabit Tunçel
Effects of industrial Disposals on Global Climate Change
Discussion
15:00 – 16:00 SESSION 10: RESEARCH BY SIEGEN UNIVERISTY
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Horst Höfler, Siegen University
Prof. Dr. Richard Herrmann, Dr. Verana Herrmann, Siegen University, Germany
Geothermics-efficient Use for of the cooling of Buildings – Reduction of the CO2
Footprint
Prof. Dr. Helge Bormann, Siegen University, Germany
How to make Water Management Climate Proof: from hydrological Impact
Analysis to the Development of Adaptation Options
Dr. Darwin E. Fox, Siegen University, Germany
Geoenvironmental Variabilities with Effects on the Safety of Infrastructure
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Jensen, Ugur Öztürk and Thomas Wahl, Siegen University, Germany
Comparing Storm Surge Risks of Mega Cities – The Examples of Hamburg and
Istanbul
Discussion
* English – Turkish translation will be provided.
Supporting Institutions:Honorary Member:
Prof. Dr. İsmail Yüksek -Rector of Yıldız Technical University
Organizing committee:
Prof. Dr. Semra Atabay- (Chair )- Yıldız Technical University
Prof. Dr. Richard Herrmann -Siegen University
Prof. Dr. Olcay Kıncay -Yıldız Technical University
Prof. Dr. Tamer Yılmaz -Yıldız Technical University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haluk Görgün -Yıldız Technical University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ayşegül Özbakır -Yıldız Technical University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tuba İnal Çekiç – Yıldız Technical University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zehra Yumurtacı
-Yıldız Technical University
Dr. Zeynep Kaçmaz – University of Bradford
TMMOB Chamber of Agricultural Engineers – Istanbul Branch
TMMOB Chamber of Architects – Istanbul Branch TMMOB
Chamber of City Planners – Istanbul Branch TMMOB
Chamber of Civil Engineers – Istanbul Branch TMMOB
Chamber of Mechanical Engineers – Istanbul Branch TMMOB
Chamber of Forestry Engineers – Istanbul Branch TMMOB
Chamber of Geological Engineers- Istanbul Branch
TMMOB Chamber of Geophysical Engineers – Istanbul Branch
TMMOB Chamber of Meteorological Engineers – Istanbul Branch
TMMOB Chamber of Mining Engineers – Istanbul Branch
TMMOB Chamber of Environmental Engineers – Istanbul Branch
Secretariat:
Dr. Esin Ö. Aktuğlu Aktan – Yıldız Technical University
Res. Assist. Aslı Altanlar – Yıldız Technical University
Metin Karasu -Yıldız Technical University
Canan Koca -Yıldız Technical University
Scientific committee:
Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Cengiz – Yıldız Technical University
Prof. Dr. Güleda Engin – Yıldız Technical University
Prof. Dr. Horst Höfler – Siegen University
Prof. Dr. Remzi Karagüzel -Istanbul Technical University
Prof. Dr. Ruşen Keleş –Ankara University
Prof. Dr. Erhun Kula – Bahçeşehir University
Prof. Dr. Theodoros Panagopoulos – University of Pireus
Prof. Dr. Galip Temir – Yıldız Technical University
Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Turoğlu –Istanbul University
Doç. Dr. Petek Ayda Ustaömer – Yıldız Technical University
Prof. Dr. Firuz Demir Yaşamış – American University in Dubai
Prof. Dr. Mahir Vardar- Istanbul Technical University

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