Sürdürülebilirlik Konferansı 2022

International DAAD-TGU Conference on Economic Dimensions of Sustainability

Istanbul, May 12-13, 2022
Turkish-German University (TGU)
School of Foreign Languages, Conference Room (top floor)

Şahinkaya Cad. No. 108, 34820 Beykoz, Istanbul, Turkey
 
May 12, 2022: 1. Conference Day
13.00h – 13.30h Reception
13.30h – 14.00h Welcome
14.00h – 15.00h Keynote Lecture 1
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Pyka (University of Hohenheim, Germany & Coordinator of the Dept. of Economics, TGU, Istanbul): "Economic Growth, Structural Change and Transformation: What’s Important Now?" (pdf)
15.00h – 16.00h Keynote Lecture 2
  • Dr. Dina Barbian (Director, Institute for Sustainability, Nürnberg): "Sustainability - Benefits for Society and Economy" (pdf)
16.00h – 16.30h Coffee Break
16.30h – 17.30h Keynote Lecture 3
  • Prof. Dr. Björn Vollan (Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany): "The Role of Economic Preferences for Climate Adaptation" (pdf)
19.00h – 23.00h Conference Dinner
May 13, 2022: 2. Conference Day
9.00h – 10.30h Session 1
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Semih Emre Çekin  (TGU, Istanbul)
  • Alkım Bağ Güllü (Director, SHURA Energy Transition Center, Istanbul): "Energy Transition in Turkey: Opportunities and Challenges" (pdf)
  • Bengisu Özenç (Founding Director, Sustainable Economy and Finance Association, SEFIA, Ankara): "Making a Just Transition to a Low Carbon Economy" (pdf)
  • Prof. Dr. Ramazan Sarı (Department of Technology, Management and Economics, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark): "Energy Transition and Sustainability" (pdf)
10.30h – 11.00h Coffee Break
11.00h – 12.30h Session 2
Chair: Dr. Levent Yılmaz (TGU, Istanbul)
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Ahlheim (Hohenheim University, Germany & “Flying Faculty” at the TGU, Istanbul): "Welfare Economic Appraisal of the Environmental Consequences of Global Warming in the Tarim Basin" (pdf)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tunç Durmaz (Department of Economics, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul): "The Welfare Gains for Prosumers" (pdf)
  • Dr. Burcu Ünüvar (Head of Economic Research / Chief Economist, Industrial Development Bank of Turkey, TSKB Istanbul): "Low Carbon Development and Market Value of Climate Change" (pdf)
12:30h – 13:30h Open Buffet
13.30h – 15.00h Session 3
Chair: Prof. Dr. Kersten Kellermann (TGU, Istanbul)
  • Dr. Hüseyin Doluca (University of Augsburg, Germany): "A Knowledge-Based View Approach to the Environmental Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performance Relationship in a Multinational Context" (pdf)
  • Dr. Guido Neidhöfer (ZEW, Mannheim, Germany): "Equality of Opportunities and Sustainable Development" (pdf)
  • Dr. Carsten Colombier (EFV Economic Analysis and Policy Advice, Federal Finance Administration, Bern, Switzerland): "Baumol's Cost Disease, Fiscal Rules and the Quality of Government Services" (pdf)
15.00h – 15.30h Coffee Break
15.30h – 17.30h Session 4 (Panel Discussion)
Governments’ Current and Future Environmental, Climate and Energy Policies and the Private Sector: The Cases of Turkey and Germany/EU”
Chair: Prof. Dr. Elif Nuroğlu (Head of the Department of Economics, TGU, Istanbul)
  • Mithat Rende (Ambassador (R), former Chief Climate Negotiator, Turkey) (pdf)
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Lechtenböhmer (Director, Future Energy and Industry Systems, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany) (pdf)
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Klein (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany) (pdf)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çiğdem Nas (Secretary General, Economic Development Foundation, İKV, Istanbul) (pdf)


Conference Pictures
 
 Prof. Dr. Halil Akkanat
 (Rector, TGU, Istanbul)
 Prof. Dr. Elif Nuroğlu
 (Head of the Department of Economics, TGU, Istanbul)
 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Semih Emre Çekin  
 (Department of Economics, TGU, Istanbul)
 Prof. Dr. Kersten Kellermann
 (Department of Economics, TGU, Istanbul)
 Dr. Levent Yılmaz 
 (Department of Economics, TGU, Istanbul)
 Prof. Dr. Andreas Pyka
 (University of Hohenheim, Germany &  Coordinator of the Dept. of Economics, TGU, Istanbul)
 Dr. Dina Barbian
 (Director, Institute for Sustainability, Nürnberg, Germany)
 Prof. Dr. Björn Vollan
 (Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany)
 Prof. Dr. Ramazan Sarı
 (Department of Technology, Management and Economics, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark)
 Bengisu Özenç
 (Founding Director, Sustainable Economy and Finance Association, SEFIA, Ankara)
 Alkım Bağ Güllü
 (Director, SHURA Energy Transition Center, Istanbul)
 Prof. Dr. Michael Ahlheim
 (Hohenheim University, Germany & “Flying Faculty” at the TGU, Istanbul)
 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tunç Durmaz 
 (Department of Economics, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul)
 Dr. Burcu Ünüvar
 (Head of Economic Research / Chief Economist, Industrial Development Bank of Turkey, TSKB Istanbul)
 Dr. Hüseyin Doluca 
 (University of Augsburg, Germany)
 Dr. Guido Neidhöfer
 (ZEW, Mannheim, Germany)
 Dr. Carsten Colombier
 (EFV Economic Analysis and Policy Advice, Federal Finance Administration, Bern, Switzerland)
 Prof. Dr. Stefan Lechtenböhmer
 (Director, Future Energy and Industry Systems, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany)
 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çiğdem Nas
 (Secretary General, Economic Development Foundation, İKV, Istanbul)
 Prof. Dr. Martin Klein 
 (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany)
 Mithat Rende
 (Ambassador (R), former Chief Climate Negotiator, Turkey)
 Conference Audience
 Conference Participants and Organizators
 After the Conference Dinner
 Prof. Dr. Aykut Kibritçioğlu
 (Department of Economics, TGU, Istanbul)