TÜBİTAK BİLGEM Fundamental Sciences Research Institute (TBAE) held the Workshop on “Turkey’s Future: Fundamental Sciences II” at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ankara on 23 December of 2015.
The program commenced with the inauguration speech delivered by Bilal Kılıç, Director of TBAE. It proceeded with a presentation on the institute. The workshop consisted of three sessions. The first one dealt with the current situation of fundamental sciences in Turkey, problems faced and the current trends in the world. The second session mainly focused on what could be made for the economy and education in Turkey both in the short and the long run. As for the third part, it dwelt upon the difficulties faced in the Fundamental Sciences and possible solution proposals thereof.
The event brought together many prominent names such as Prof. Ahmet Oral, Prof. Altuğ Özpineci, Prof. Arap Duran Türkoğlu, Prof. Atilla Aydınlı, Prof. Aysel Vanlı, Prof. Ergun Yalçın, Assoc. Prof. Hakan Altan, Prof. Ogün Doğru, Prof. Sait Halıcıoğlu, Prof. Semra İde, Tayfun İde (PhD), Prof. Turgut Önder and Asst Prof. Bilge Baydemir.
The former worksop which was organized in the same direction was held on 18 November of 2015.