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ESU’12

WORLD MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 18-21 September 2012 ISTANBUL / TURKEY


ESU’12 WORLD MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 18-21 September 2012 / ISTANBUL / TURKEY

Dear Friends, I am delighted to welcome you to Istanbul for the ESU World Members’ Conference 2012. We have spent several years establishing the ESU in Turkey and now we are ready to invite you all to a truly memorable conference. Istanbul, a city straddling two continents hosts a rich history going back millennia and encompasses a number of different cultures and religions. Together with its unique natural beauty and its thousands of years of history we believe that Istanbul will offer excellent opportunities for our members.­­ We are keen to host you in Istanbul for the 2012 ESU World Members Conference which will be a platform for sharing information about and celebrating our current work worldwide and which will enable a fruitful debate on the challenges and opportunities facing the ESU in tomorrow’s world. The World Members’ Conference will, I am sure, be an opportunity to renew old friendships from across the ESU family worldwide and to make new ones while discovering Istanbul and with the chance to explore Turkey further for those who wish to. Looking forward to seeing you in Istanbul in September With my best regards, Dr. Riza Kadilar Chairman of ESU Turkey

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ESU’12 WORLD MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 18-21 September 2012 / ISTANBUL / TURKEY TUESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER EVENING

Reception for guests upon arrival

WEDNESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER 10 am - 12. 45 pm

International Council Meeting

12.45 - 2 pm

Lunch

2 - 4 pm

International Council Meeting Panel and Debate : “Challenges facing the ESU / international strategy of the ESU and its global mission and purpose”

4 - 7 pm

Free time

7 - 11 pm

Cocktail reception and dinner

THURSDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 8.30 - 9.15 am

Registration

9.15 - 9.45 am

Welcome speeches: • Peter Kyle, Director-General ESU • Dame Mary Richardson, Chairman ESU • Patricia Schroeder, Chairman ESU International Council and ESU USA • Dr Riza Kadilar, Chairman ESU Turkey

9.45 - 10 am

English - a Language for Global Understanding David Reddaway, British Ambassador to Turkey

10 - 11 am

Opening Lecture - The Future Shape of Europe Lord Alan Watson

11 - 11.30 am

Tea and coffee

11.30 am - 12 pm

Entrepreneurship to Enhance Global Dialogue Darren Rowbotham, COO of HSBC Turkey

12 - 12.30 pm

Tomorrow’s Leaders Luke Lancaster, CEO of Young Pioneers

12.30 - 1 pm

Authentic Leadership in a Challenging Environment Tim Bright, Executive Coach & Chairman of One World Consulting, Head of British Business Group in Turkey

1 - 2 pm

Lunch

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ESU’12 WORLD MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 18-21 September 2012 / ISTANBUL / TURKEY 2 - 3 pm

Use of Technology for a Global Dialogue: - New technologies for language learning - E-Learning and Distance Learning • Özge Karaoğlu Ergen, international winner of the CUP ESU New Writing Award 2011 • Senior Representative from the British Council

3 - 3.45 pm

Challenges Facing International Diplomacy: Emancipation of a new Era, Arab Spring and Beyond: • Sadaaki Numata, Chairman of ESU Japan and former diplomat • Nabila Ramdani, journalist

3.45 - 4.15 pm

Tea & coffee

4.15 - 4.45 pm

Art & Entertainment to create a global dialogue: • Garo Keheyan, Past President of ESU International Council, and Chairman of ESU Cyprus • Dr Diana Owens, Director of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-Upon-Avon

4.45 - 5.30 pm

Closing remarks

7 - 11 pm

Conference closing cocktail reception & dinner at Pera House, British Consulate General

FRIDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 9.30 am - 1 pm

Half-day historical city tour for delegates

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ESU’12 WORLD MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 18-21 September 2012 / ISTANBUL / TURKEY

ABOUT ISTANBUL ACCESSIBILTY Almost all international airlines have convenient direct flights to Istanbul from all over the world. Recently, Turkish Airlines offers direct flights from 121 cities all over the world including Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Casablanca, Dakar, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul, Singapore, New Delhi, Almaty, Bishkek, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam, Brussels, Madrid, Lisbon, Budapest, Bucharest, Prague, Stockholm, Helsinki etc….

ACCOMMODATION Delegates will be offered special conference prices at different hotel categories (3,4 and 5 star hotels).

DREAM-COME-TRUE PRE-POST CONFERENCE TOURS IN TURKEY! Sign up for conference pre & post tours through the conference official web page for amazing moments and unforgettable memories. • CAPPADOCIA “LAND OF THE FAIRY CHIMNEYS” • PAMUKKALE “THE COTTON CASCADES” • FASCINATING ANATOLIA TOUR • GALLIPOLI TOUR “ANCIENT LAND OF TROY” • AEGEAN TOUR “ KUSADASI - EPHESUS - IZMIR“

SOCIAL EVENTS All delegates will be cordially invited to join the exclusive social programme of the conference. The social programme will showcase local ingredients and well known highlights of magnificient Istanbul.

SOME OF THE TOURISTIC PLACES TO VISIT IN ISTANBUL • The Bosphorus • Hagia Sophia Museum • Topkapı Palace • Archeology Museum • Dolmabahçe Palace • St. Irene • Yerebatan Cistern • Caria Museum • Grand Bazaar • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum • Spice Market • Museum of Turkish Carpets • Maiden Tower

SHOPPING IN ISTANBUL As an ancient trade center, Istanbul definitely offers a huge variety of shopping experiences whether in antique markets or in modern malls. Istanbul offers an ancient covered bazaar (The Grand Bazaar or Kapalı Çarşı) with over 4.000 shops in the heart of the old city. It’s a recommended way to shop for Turkish specialities from desserts to jewelry. “Mısır Çarşısı“ takes its name from the source of the spices in old times. The merchants of this colorful old covered market, also called the Spice Bazaar, sell spices, herbs, medicinal, dried fruits and a myriad of other goods in barrels and baskets. As it is through interacting with the members of a community in their everyday life that one can get a glimpse of a culture, shopping in Istanbul presents a wonderful opportunity to that end!

SEPTEMBER IN ISTANBUL: September is one of the best seasons of Istanbul with a warm climate approximately 25 degrees Celsius during the day.

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ESU’12 WORLD MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 18-21 September 2012 / ISTANBUL / TURKEY CONFERENCE VENUE

HARBIYE MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTER √ 22 km from Ataturk International Airport (40 minutes by taxi) √ 2 km from the city center (5 minutes on foot) √ Located in the heart of the city’s business and cultural centre, allowing the traveler easy access to municipal, domestic and international transportation networks and also post offices, banks and ATM’s √ Surrounded by the colorful aspects of Istanbul: the Bosphorus on one side and the old city on the other √ Walking distance to the hotels which can together host more than 15,000 delegates at different categories at 3, 4 and 5 star international chains

REGISTRATION Full Programme: €400 per delegate

International Council Meeting Only: €250 per delegate

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Tuesday evening reception International Council meeting (invitation only) Wednesday lunch and dinner Full Thursday conference programme Thursday lunch and dinner Friday morning city tour

Tuesday evening reception International Council Meeting Wednesday Lunch and Dinner

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