Established on 1946, Ankara University, provides education through associate (two-year) degree programs, undergraduate (bachelor degree) programs through its 14 faculties, 3 vocational schools, 6 colleges and a state conservatory. Graduate level education and research is provided by its 12 graduate schools. AU has 2647 associate degree and 28,775 undergraduate level students. Teaching and research staff is composed of 1143 professors, 323 associate professors, and 299 assistant professors. The total number of auxiliary academic staff is 1625, which consists of 120 instructors, 282 lecturers, 178 specialists, and 1045 research assistants. Ankara University also employs 4016 administrative staff. AU gives a very high priority to cooperation between university and industry, particularly in scientific research. It established a Technology Development Area and to incorporate the present Technology Development Center into this area in order to accelerate national production with scientific and technological innovations and developments.
Faculty of Media is one of the leading communication faculties in Turkey.which was founded on 1965. It has three BA programs as journalism, radio television and cinema and public relations. It has also three MA and three Ph.D programs that has hundereds of students attend. Ankara University Faculty of Media has strong academic infrastructure and also strong and long termed relations to media sector and industry in Turkey. There are many national and several EU projects that are still continued by the academic members of faculty. Faculty of Media at AU has coordinated and conducted many national and international trainings for journalists up today. We'are very keen on to conduct a project on "media peace and conflict journalism issues"
Professor Ciler DursunProfessor
Arçelik is the consumer durables, consumer electronics and information technologies equipments manufacturing company of Koç Holding. Arçelik was founded in 1955 and it is the third and the sixth largest household appliances manufacturer in Europe and in the world respectively. Arçelik is serving its customers in more than 100 countries with its 10 different brands; Arçelik, Beko, Grundig, Blomberg, Elektra Bregenz, Arctic, Altus, Leisure, Flavel and Defy, and has realized a consolidated turnover of EUR 3.3 billion in 2009.
Arçelik has 8 R&D centres with over 700 personnel, fully equipped test laboratories; for consumer electronics, consumer durables and IT products. Arçelik collaborates with local and international universities, suppliers, research organizations and research institutes in carrying out its R&D activities and is actively participating in EUREKA Clusters and EU Framework Programmes since 1993.
Arçelik’s product range covers full range of household appliances and consumer electronics products including Standard and High Definition, Digital TVs, Personal Video Recorders, Personal Media Players, Set-Top-Boxes, PCs, Laptops, Audio Sets, Home Theatre Systems and so on.
Mr Haluk GÖKMENConsultant Project Manager
Ayonix is a Japan-based IT company, a specialist in the field of Facial Recognition and video analytics.
After some couple years of R&D studies, Ayonix was established in Osaka. Since then Ayonix focused on customer-oriented products to meet the industry needs.
We started to create different solutions and services based on our technologies. Starting from 2009, we entered some alliance relations with other companies which had us offer more choices to our customers.
Currently, Ayonix does not only develop its own technologies, but also offer whole systems from small-min business to large network business.