Assoc. Prof. Dilek Cetindamar
Graduate School of Management
Sabanci University
Tuzla, 81474
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: 90-216-4839661
Fax: 90-216-4839699
E-mail: dilek@sabanciuniv.edu
http://people.sabanciuniv.edu/~dilek/index.html

 

Qualifications

 

Academic Work Experience

 

  • 1999- Associate Professor, Graduate School of Management, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 1999-2001 summers, Visiting Scholar, Engineering and Technology Management, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • 1998-99 Visiting Scholar, Industrial Dynamics Department, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • 1997-98 Adjunct Professor of "Competition and Public Policy" at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 1990-95 Research Assistant, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 1994 Lecturer on the Planned and Market Economies, in Bilar, a non-official Research Institute, Istanbul.
  • 1992 Lecturer on the Flexible Specialization, in Bilar, a non-official Research Institute, Istanbul.

 

Expertise

 

My topics of interest include: Economics of Technological Change, Industrial Economics, Development Economics, and Technology Management.

 

Awards

2003  TÜBA (Turkish Academy of Sciences) Encouragement Awards at Social Sciences.

2001 TÜGIAD (Turkish Young Industrialists Association), İstanbul, Turkey. TÜGIAD’s Economy 2001 award for the study of “Risk Sermayesi, Giriºimcilik ve Türkiye’nin Geleceği (Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship and The Future of Turkey).”

Memberships

 

A member of the Schumpeterian Society, IEEE, INFORMS, American Economic Association, and International Association for Management of Technology, Technology Management Association

 

Languages

 

Turkish (Native); English (Advanced); German (Advanced)

 

Current Research Areas

 

The study of biotechnology and biomedical clusters; the Venture Capital Industry; Environment Technologies; Entrepreneurship, and Information Technology.

 

Address

 

Graduate School of Management, Sabanci University, Tuzla, 34956, Istanbul, Turkey

Tel: 90-216 483 9661; Fax: 90- 216 483 9699; Email: dilek@sabanciuniv.edu

Works Published

Books

  1. 2003, The Growth of Venture Capital: A Cross-Cultural Comparison, Praeger.
  2. 2002, Türkiye’de Giriþimcilik (Entrepreneurship in Turkey), TÜSİAD, İstanbul.
  3. 2002, Risk Sermayesi, Giriºimcilik ve Türkiye’nin Geleceği (Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship and The Future of Turkey), TÜGİAD, İstanbul.
  4. 2000, Uluslararası Rekabet Stratejileri: Biyoteknoloji Raporu (International Competitive Strategies: Biotechnology Report), Türkiye ݺadamları Derneği - TÜSİAD, İstanbul. With Hüveyda Baºağa.

Book Chapters

  1. Forthcoming, 2006, “Diffusion of environmentally sound technology: findings from the Turkish case”, in Peter Hills and William Young (Eds.) Partnership for Sustainable Development: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region, Eartscan Publishing. With Yıldız Arıkan.
  2. Forthcoming, 2005, “Schumpeter’s Twins: Entrepreneur and Intrapreneur”, Elias Carayannis (Ed.), Rediscovering Schumpeter, Macmillan Publishers: New York. With Ahmet Murat Fiº.
  3. 2005, “Improving the Performance of Technology Partnership: A Case Study in the Turkish Textile Industry”, Handbook of Business Strategy, Emerald Publishing. With Bülent Çatay, and O. Serdar Basmaci, 319-323.
  4. 2003, ‘Biotechnology and Implications for Capability Building in Developing Countries’, in Technology Transfer for Sustainable Development, edited by Prasada Reddy, in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Eolss Publishers, Oxford, UK, [http://www.eolss.net]. With Bo Carlsson.
  5. 2003, “Sustainable Development: The Case of Turkey”, In Paul Hesp, Ralph Luken, (Eds.) Sustainable Development and Industry?Reports from Seven Developing and Transition Economies, Edward Elgar, pp. 165-190. With Sinan Erer.
  6. 2002, ‘Micro-level Analysis of Firms in the Biomedical System in Ohio and Sweden’. In Bo Carlsson (ed.), New Technological Systems in the Bio Industries: An International Study, Kluwer, Eindhoven, pp. 81-122. (With Jens Laage-Hellman).
  7. 2002, ‘The Support Structure of the Biomedical Cluster: Research, Intermediary, and Financial Organizations’. In Bo Carlsson (ed.), New Technological Systems in the Bio Industries: An International Study, Kluwer, Eindhoven, pp.123-144. (With Pontus Braunerhjelm and Dan Johansson).
  8. 2001, ‘The Dynamics of Innovation Financing: The Case of Sweden’. In Tarek Khalil, Management of Technology: The Key to Prosperity in the Third Millenium, Elsevier. With Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand, pp. 247-260.
  9. 2000, “Innovation and Employment in Developing Countries”, in M. Vivarelli, ed., Growth, Technology and Employment, Routledge, London. With Hacer Kutgün Ansal, 165-181.
  10. 1999, "Work, Labor and Production: Political Economy of Major Contemporary Themes", in Phil O'Hara, (ed.), Encyclopedia of Political Economy, Volume 2, Routledge, London, 1256-1260.
  11. 1997, "Bilim ve Teknoloji Politikalari ve Üniversiteler (Science and Technology Policies and Universities)", H. Aydoğdu, E. Akalin, and Resat Saraoğlu (eds.) Bilim, Bilim Politikalari ve Üniversiteler (Science, Science Policies and Universities), Bağlam, Istanbul, 273-81. (With Filiz Ariöz and Hakan Aydoğdu).

Refereed Journals

  1. 2005, “Competition through collaboration: insights from an initiative in the Turkish textile supply chain”, Supply Chain Management, an International Journal. 10(4): 238-240. With Bülent Çatay, and O. Serdar Basmaci, 238-240.
  2. 2005, “Learning Through E: Sharing Texts and Contexts in a Competitive Firm Setting”, Innovations in Education and Teaching International. 42 (4). With Runar Olafsen, 325-335.
  3. 2005, “Policy Issues for Turkish Entrepreneurs”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 5 (3/4), 187-205.
  4. 2003, “The Diffusion of Environmental Technologies: The Case of the Turkish Fertilizer Industry”, International Journal of Technology Management. 26 (1): 68-87.
  5. 2003, “Growth Dynamics in the Biomedical/biotechnology System”, Small Business Economics. 20 (4): 287-303. With Jens Laage-Hellman.
  6. 2001, “The Role of Regulations in the Diffusion of Environment Technologies: Micro and Macro Issues”, European Journal of Innovation Management, 4 (4), 186-193.
  7. 2000, “The New and The Old: The Evolution of Biomedical and Polymer Clusters,” Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 10 (5), 471-489. With Pontus Braunerhjelm, Bo Carlsson, and Dan Johansson.
  8. 2000, ‘The Dynamics of Innovation Financing in Sweden’, Venture Capital, 2 (3): 203-221. With Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand.
  9. 2000, “Nya Resultat om Svensk Venture Capital-Industri (New results on Swedish Venture Capital Industry)”, Ekonomisk Debatt, 28 (3): 259-266. With Staffan Jacobsson.
  10. 2000, "The Swedish Venture Capital Industry - an Infant, Adolescent or Grown-up?", Venture Capital, 2 (1), 61-88. With Staffan Jacobsson.
  11. 1999, “Manufacturing in Decline: A Matter of Definition,” the Economics of Innovation and New Technology. 8 (3): 175-196. With Bo Carlsson.
  12. 1999, “Technology and Employment: Industry and Firm Level Evidence from Turkey,” New Technology, Work, and Employment, 14(2): 82-99. With Hacer K. Ansal.
  13. 1999, “Does Microelectronics Reduce Economies of Scale? A Case Study in the Turkish Chemical Industry,” Review of Industrial Organization. 14 (3): 219-218.
  14. 1998, “Yeni Teknolojilerin Kimya Sektöründeki Ölçeklere ve Ölçek Ekonomilerine Etkisi (The Impact of New Technologies on the Scale and Scale Economies in Chemical Industry)”, METU Studies in Development (ODTU Geliþme Dergisi), 25 (3): 379-407.
  15. 1998, "Technology As a System: Industrial and Technological Systems", International Journal of Technology Management, 15(5/6): 681-690.
  16. 1997, “The Impact Of New Technologies On Turkish Chemical Industry”, International Journal of Production Economics, 53(3): 307-321.
  17. 1997, "Technology and New Means of Information: Windows of Opportunity for Developing Countries?", Resource Sharing and Information Networks, 12 (2): 59-66.

Non-referred Journals

  1. 2002, “Teknoloji Yönetimi (Technology Management)”, Otomasyon (Automation), Kasım, 64-66.
  2. 2000, ‘Mühendisler ve Çevre (Engineers and Environment)’, Endüstri Mühendisliği Dergisi, forthcoming.
  3. 1999, ‘Yeni Teknolojilere Dayalı Ekonomi Oluºturmanın Temeltaºlarına Bakıº: Finansal Kurum Olarak Risk Sermaye Þirketleri (Building-blocks of New Technology based Economy: Venture Capital as Financial Institute) ’, Teknolojik ݺbirliği Dergisi, Kasım-Aralık, 25-28.
  4. 1998, “Endüstriyel Grup Teorisinin Dünü, Bugünü Ve Azgeliþmiþ Ülkeler Açýsýndan Yarýný” (The Past, Today, and Future of Industrial Cluster Theory), Iktisat Dergisi (Journal of Economy), September, 382: 5-13.
  5. 1992, "Solun Piyasa Sapkınlığı" the translation of P. Devine’s The Market Mania of the Left, Iktisat Dergisi, 324(3): 35-40.

Book Reviews

  1. 1998, Book review of “Research in Political Economy”, eds. By P. Zarrembka and A. Sinha, JAI Press, Volume 15, 1996, Review of Radical Political Economics, September, 176-179.
  2. 1997, Book review of "The Industrial Enterprise and Its Environment: Spatial Perspectives", ed. by Conti, S., Malecki, E.J., Oinas, P., Aldershot: Averbury, 1995, International Regional Science Review, 37 (1), 158-160.
  3. 1995, "Industrialization or Deindustrialization of Turkish Economy: How to Overcome it?", Review article, Boğaziçi Journal, Spring 1995, 9(1), 167-170.
  4. 1993, Book review of “The Second Industrial Divide (“Ikinci Sinai Eþik”)” by P. Sabel and M. Piore, New York: Basic Books, 1984, Toplum ve Bilim, 56/61, Birikim Yayincilik, Istanbul, Bahar 1993, 206-209.

Reports

  1. 2004, “Performance Measurement In Supply Chain Collaboration: A Case Study In The Turkish Textile Industry”, Working Paper, SUGSM-04-03, Graduate School of Management, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. With Bülent Çatay and Osman Serdar Basmacı.
  2. 2004, “Learning Through E”, Working Paper, SUGSM-04-02, Graduate School of Management, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  3. 2003, “Innovation Financing in Developing Countries: The Turkish Case”, Working Paper, SUGSM-03-04, Graduate School of Management, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  4. 2002, “Türkiye’de Biyoteknoloji Pazarları (Biotechnology Market in Turkey)”, A report for Kocaeli Sanayii İçin Teknolojik Uzgörü (Technology Foresight for Industry in Kocaeli), Gebze Yüksek Teknoloji EnstitüsüKocaeli Sanayi Odası. With Hüveyda Baºağa.
  5. 2002, Assessing the Uptake of Environmentally Sound Technologies: The Case of Turkish Fertilizer Industry, UNIDO Preparatory Activities for Rio + 10 (World Summit on Sustainable Development), Working Paper, United Nations Industrial Development Organization.
  6. 1999, The Impact of Environmental Regulations on the Turkish Fertilizer Industry: A Report for the Environmental Regulation, Globalization of Production and Technological Change Project, Working Paper, UNU/ INTECH.
  7. 1997, The Analysis of Northeast Ohio’s High Technologies: A Report on Industrial Analysis for the Commercialization Project, Working Paper, Center for Regional Economic Issues, CWRU.
  8. 1997, County Business Patterns: REI Method for Estimating Suppressed Data, Working Paper, Center for Regional Economic Issues, CWRU (with Margaret Lister Fernando).
  9. 1996, The Rebirth Of Industrial And Regional Clusters, Working Paper, Center for Regional Economic Issues, CWRU.

Conference Papers

International Conferences & Seminars
  1. 2005, “CDM Projects for Municipalities: From Waste to Sustainable Environment”, International Energy Workshop 2005, 5-7 July, Kyoto, Japan. With Yıldız Arıkan and Gurkan Kumbaroglu.
  2. 2004, “Diffusion of Environmentally Sound Technology: Findings from the Turkish Case”, 12th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network, 7-10 November, Hong Kong. With Yıldız Arıkan.
  3. 2004, “Diffusion of Environmentally Sound Technology and UN Global Compact”, 1st Global Compact Academic Conference: Part 2, 17-18 September, Pennsylvania, USA. With Kristoffer Husoy.
  4. 2004, “A Synopsis of Global Compact Applications in Turkey”, 1st Global Compact Academic Conference: Part I, 31 May-1 June, Istanbul, Turkey. With Yıldız Arıkan.
  5. 2004, “Performance Measurement in Supply Chain Collaboration: A Case Study In The Turkish Textile Industry”, 10th International Schumpeter Society Conference, 9-12 June, Milan, Italy. With Bülent Çatay and Serdar Basmacı.
  6. 2004, “Learning Through E: Organizational Learning in Implementation” 13th IAMOT Conference (International Conference on Management of Technology), 3-4 April, Washington, DC. With Runar Olafsen.
  7. 2003, “Entrepreneurial Information Search Practice In Turkey”, 6th METU (Middle East Technical University) International Economics Conference, 6-10 September, Ankara, Turkey. With Murat Fiº.
  8. 2003, “Entrepreneurship in Turkey”, 11th IAMOT Conference (International Conference on Management of Technology), 13-15 May, Nancy, France.
  9. 2002, “Innovation Financing in Developing Countries”, 2002 IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, 18-20 August, Cambridge, UK.
  10. 2002, "Fostering Venture Capital in a Developing Country: The Case of Turkey", 10th IAMOT Conference (International Conference on Management of Technology), 10-14 March, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
  11. 2002, "Fostering Entrepreneurship: Lessons from the Turkish Information and Communication Industry", 9th Schumpeter Society Conference, 28-30 March, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
  12. 2001, “Teknoloji Öngörüsü ve Yol Haritası (Technology Foresight and Roadmap)”, 5th METU (Middle East Technical University) International Economics Conference, 11-13 September, Ankara, Turkey.
  13. 2001, “Industrial Structure and the Diffusion of Biotechnology: The Case of Turkey”, 4th International Conference of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), 11-14 August 2001, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
  14. 2001, “Turkish Entrepreneurs in Information and Communication Industry”, PICMET’01 Conference (Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering & Technology), 29 July-2 August 2001, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  15. 2001, “Capability Building in Biotechnology for Developing Countries”, 10th IAMOT Conference (International Conference on Management of Technology), 19-22 March, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  16. 2000, “New Technologies and Employment: Case of Turkey”, 4rd METU (Middle East Technical University) International Economics Conference, 13-16 September, Ankara, Turkey. With Hacer K. Ansal.
  17. 2000, “The Dynamics of Commercialization in the Biomedical/ Biotechnology System”, 5th International Manufacturing Research Symposium, 3-5 September, Cambridge, UK. (With Jens Laage-Hellman.)
  18. 2000, ‘The Diffusion of Environment Technologies: Micro and Macro Issues’, 2th Manufacturing and Innovation Management Conference, 17-19 July, Aston, UK.
  19. 2000, ‘The Dynamics of Commercialization in the Biomedical/ Biotechnology System’, 8th Schumpeter Society Conference, 28 June-1 July, Manchester, UK. (With Jens Laage-Hellman.)
  20. 2000, ‘A Comparative Study of the Biomedical Firms in Ohio and Sweden’, 9th IAMOT Conference (International Conference on Management of Technology), 21-25 February, Miami, USA. (With Jens Laage-Hellman.)
  21. 2000, ‘The Dynamics of Innovation Financing in Sweden’, 9th IAMOT Conference (International Conference on Management of Technology), 21-25 February, Miami, USA. (With Asa Lindholm-Dahlstrand.)
  22. 1999, 'Regulations and the Diffusion of Environment Technologies in the Turkish Fertilizer Industry', 9th EADI (European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes), 22-25 September, Paris, France.
  23. 1999, 'The Role of Regulations on the Diffusion of Environment Technologies: The Case of the Turkish Fertilizer Industry', 3rd METU International Economics Conference, 8-11 September, Ankara, Turkey.
  24. 1999, ' Mühendisler, Yöneticiler ve Çevre', 3rd METU International Economics Conference, 8-11 September, Ankara, Turkey.
  25. 1999, ‘The Old and the New: The Evolution of Polymer and Biomedical Clusters in Ohio and Sweden’, 26th Annual Conference of EARIE (European Association for Research in Industrial Economics), 4-7 September, Torino, Italy. (With Bo Carlsson, Pontus Braunerhjelm, Dan Johansson).
  26. 1999, ‘The Role of Venture Capital for Innovation in Developing Countries’, 16th IASP Conference (International Association of Science Parks), 31 August-4 September, Istanbul, Turkey.
  27. 1999, "Building a Biotechnology Cluster", PICMET'99 Conference (Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering & Technology), 25-29 July, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  28. 1999, "Integrating Research and Development in the Subsidiaries of Transnational Companies: Cultural and Other Issues", PICMET'99 Conference, 25-29 July, Portland, Oregon, USA. (With Linda Wilkins).
  29. 1999, “Dynamics of Innovation Financing in Sweden”, 44th ICSB World Conference (International Conference for Small Business), 20-23 June, Naples, Italy. (With Åsa Lindholm).
  30. 1999, "Environment Regulations and Technological Development: The Case of the Turkish Fertilizer Industry", 8th IAMOT’98 Conference (International Conference on Management of Technology), 15-17 March, Cairo, Egypt.
  31. 1999, “Innovation and Employment in Developing Countries”, Workshop on the Employment Impact of Innovation, Evidence and Policy, organized by National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm Workshop, January 30-31, Stockholm, Sweden. (With Hacer K. Ansal).
  32. 1999, "The Swedish Venture Capital Industry - an Infant, Adolescent or Grown-up?", Conference on Financing Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Science Based Industries, 22-23 January, Mannheim, Germany. (With Staffan Jacobsson).
  33. 1998, "Relationship between Technology and Employment", in Seminar Series of Stockholm School of Economics, 11 December, Stockholm, Sweden.
  34. 1998 “Biotechnology and Developing Countries”, UNU/INTECH’s International Conference on Industrial Structure, Innovation Dynamics and Technology Policy, 16-17 October, Lisbon, Portugal. (With Bo Carlsson).
  35. 1998 “The Relationship Between Manufacturing and Producer Service Industries”, 2nd International METU (Middle East Technical University) Conference on Economics, 9-12 September, Ankara, Turkey.
  36. 1998, “The New and the Old: The Evolution of Biomedical and Polymer Clusters”, International J.A. Schumpeter Society Conference, 13-16 June, Vienna, Austria. (With Bo Carlsson, Pontus Braunerhjelm, Dan Johansson).
  37. 1998, "Developing Countries and Technology Management in High-technology Industries ", INFORMS/ CORS (the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences / Canadian Operational Research Society) Conference, 26-29 April, Montreal, Canada.
  38. 1998 “Production Under Change: The Lessons From The Turkish Engineering And Chemical Industries”, 7th IAMOT’98 Conference, 16-20 February, Orlando, USA. (With Hacer K. Ansal).
  39. 1998 “High Technology Industries and Economic Development”, 7th IAMOT’98 Conference, 16-20 February, Orlando, USA. (With Bo Carlsson).
  40. 1998 “Do Economic And Technological Development Go Hand-In-Hand? : The Case Of Newly Industrializing Countries”, 7th IAMOT’98 Conference, 16-20 February, Orlando, USA. (With Fikret Ceyhun).
  41. 1998 “Industrial Clusters As A New Approach For The Development Of Transitional Economies: A Case Of Kazakhstan,” AFEE- AEA (Association For Evolutionary Economics- American Economic Association) Meeting, 3-5 January, Chicago, USA. (With Ahu Öztürkmen).
  42. 1997 “Industrial Cluster As a New Unit of Analysis in Development Economics", 44th Annual Conference of RSAI (Regional Science Association International), 6-9 November, Buffalo, USA.
  43. 1997 “The Impact of Technology on Employment: Case Studies”, 24th Annual Conference of EARIE, 31 August- 3 September, Leuven, Belgium. (With Hacer K. Ansal).
  44. 1997 “Manufacturing in Decline: A Matter of Definition”, 24th Annual Conference of EARIE, 31 August- 3 September, Leuven, Belgium. (With Bo Carlsson).
  45. 1997 “Technology As a System: Industrial and Technological Systems”, PICMET’97 Conference, 27-31 July, Portland, USA.
  46. 1997 “Technology Policies, Innovation and Economic Development at the Regional Level”, 6th IAMOT’97 Conference, 25-28 June, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  47. 1996 “The Relationship Between Microelectronics and Chemical Industries in the Developing Countries”, the Second International Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing in the Process Industries, June 3-4, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  48. 1996 “The Changing Role of the State in Technology Institutions”, the International Conference on Technology Management: University/Industry/Government Collaboration: UNIG'96, June 24-26, Istanbul, Turkey.
  49. 1996 “Chemical Firms in the Technological Era”, the 14th Annual Conference of the International Association of Management, August 2-5, Toronto, Canada, Maximilian Press Publishers: Virginia, 4(1), 156-161.
  50. 1996 “The Relationship between Economies of Scale and Technology”, the 23rd Annual Conference of the EARIE, September 7-10, Vienna, Austria.
  51. 1995, "The Challenge of Technology: Document Delivery versus Ownership from Developing Countries' Perspective", 61st IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) General Conference, 20-26 August, Istanbul, Turkey, Booklet 1, 41-45.
  52. 1995, "The Impact of New Technologies on Developing Countries’ Industrial Structure", IAMOT European Conference on Management of Technology, 5-7 July, Birmingham, UK, pp. 899-904. (With Hacer K. Ansal).
  53. 1995, "The Impact of New Technologies on Industrial Production: Turkish Case Study on Firm Level Change", Ninth World Productivity Congress, 4-7 June, Istanbul, Turkey, Proceedings, V. 1, pp. 22-34 (With Hacer K. Ansal).
National Conferences & Seminars
  1. 2004, “Türkiye’de Giriºimcilik Ortamı: İnovasyon, Eğitim, Hukuk ve Finans (The Infrastructure of Entrepreneurship in Turkey Innovation, Education, Law, and Finance)”, 1nci Giriºimcilik konferansı (1st Entrepreneurship Conference), 20 April, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul. Organized by TUSIAD.
  2. 2003, “Türkiye’de Giriºimciliğin Sorunları ve Geliºtirilmesi (The Problems of Entrepreneurship in Turkey and Its Development)”, 7nci Türkiye SİAD Platformu, 18-19 December, İzmir, Turkey.
  3. 2002, "Teknoloji Yol Haritası Tekniği (The Technique of Technology Roadmapping)", Teknoloji Öngörüsü Panelleri 1. Bilgilendirme ve İletiºim Toplantısı, 17-18 June, Tüsside, Gebze, Turkey.
  4. 2002, "Küresel Rekabet ve Ar-Ge (Global Competition and R&D)", IV. Teknoloji Kongresi ve Teknoloji Ödülleri, TÜBİTAK-TTGV-TÜSİAD, 21 May, İstanbul, Turkey.
  5. 2001, “Technology Era and Turkish Industry”, 2001 Industry Congress, organized by TMMOB (Türkiye Mimarlar ve Mühendisler Odası Birliği-Turkish Chamber of Architects and Engineers), 30 November-2 December, İstanbul, Turkey.
  6. 2001, “Sivil Toplum Örgütlerinde Proje Yaratma ve Yürütme (Project Creation and Management in Civil-Society Organizations)”, 4th Quality Congress, Kalder (Quality Association), 13-15 November, İstanbul, Turkey.
  7. 2001, “Yenilikçilik ve Giriþimcilik (Innovation and Entrepreneurship”, ÜniversiteSanayiOda (University-Industry-Chamber Event), Chamber of Machinery Engineers, 26-30 September, Ýstanbul, Turkey.
  8. 2001, “Teknoloji Yol Haritası (Technology Roadmapping)”, II. Teknoloji, Kalite, ve Üretim Sistemleri Kongresi (II. Technology, Quality and Production Systems Congress), Sakarya Kalite Derneği (Sakarya Quality Association), 7-8 June, Abant, Bolu, Turkey.
  9. 2001, “Teknoloji Yol Haritası (Technology Roadmapping)”, Proje Yönetimi III. Ulusal Kongresi (Project Management III. National Congress), Sabancı University and Istanbul Project Management Association, 12-13 April, Istanbul, Turkey.
  10. 2000, “Türkiye’de Biliþim Sektörü (Turkish Information and Communication Technolog)”, Venture Capital Seminars organized by TÜBÝSAD-Sabancı University at Biliþim 2000, 7 September, Istanbul, Turkey.
  11. 2000, “The Future of Biotechnology in Turkey”, Workshop organized by TÜSİAD and Sabancı University, 6-7 October, İstanbul, Turkey.
  12. 1995, "Teknoloji Politikalari" (Technology Policies), Science, Science Policies and Universities Congress, Association of Research Assistants, 20-1 April, Istanbul, Turkey.
  13. 1993 "Teknolojik Gelismelerin Ölçek Ekonomisine Etkisi" (The Impact of Technological Developments on Economies of Scale), 1993 Industry Congress, organized by TMMOB (Türkiye Mimarlar ve Mühendisler Odası Birliği), November, Ankara, Turkey Proceedings, 1(160): 173-188 (with Hacer K. Ansal).
  14. 1992 "Planlamanın Tarihi" (The History of Planning), III. Turkish Social Sciences Congress organized by Social Sciences Association, 21-23 October, Ankara, Turkey.

Professional Activities

Reviewer

2005- European Journal of Innovation Management, METU Development Studies

2005- European Science Foundation

Editorial Board Member

2005- International Journal for Innovation and Technology Management

Conference Organization/ Conference Coordinator

2005     13th of International Forum on Technology Management, September, Istanbul, Turkey.

2004     1st Global Compact Academic Conference: Part I “Innovation and Diffusion of Environmentally Sound Technologies”, 31 May-1 June, Istanbul, Turkey.

And 1st Global Compact Academic Conference: Part 2 “Sustainable Environment”, 17-18 September, Pennsylvania, USA.

With Yıldız Arıkan and a team of professors (Ülkü Öktem and Paul Kleindorfer) from Wharton School, University of Philadelphia, USA.

2001    Teknoloji Öngörüsü ve Stratejik Planlama (Technology Foresight and Strategic Planning), Sabancı University and Technology Management Association, 24-26 May, Istanbul, Turkey.

2001- Regional Coordinator for Eastern Mediterranean, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Conference Track Coordinator

2000- Industrial Innovation and Financing Innovation tracks, organized by International Association for Management of Technology Conferences.

Member of Conference Program Commitee

2000-    Manufacturing and Innovation Management Conferences.

2001-    Middle East Technical University International Economics Conferences.

2001     Proje Yönetimi III. Ulusal Kongresi (Project Management III. National Congress), organized by Sabancı University and Istanbul Project Management Association, 12-13 April, Istanbul, Turkey.

2001 II. Teknoloji, Kalite, ve Üretim Sistemleri Kongresi (II. Technology, Quality and Production Systems Congress), Sakarya Kalite Derneği (Sakarya Quality Association), 7-8 June, Abant, Bolu, Turkey.

Workshop Organization

"Küresel Rekabet ve Ar-Ge (Global Competition and R&D)", IV. Teknoloji Kongresi ve Teknoloji Ödülleri için bildiri hazırlığı (Preparation of an official document for the IVth Technology Conference and Technology Awards Ceremony), organized by TÜBİTAK-TTGV-TÜSİAD, 8 May 2002, İstanbul, Turkey. With Ali Akurgal.

Biotechnology Workshop, organized by TÜSİAD and Sabancı University, 6-7 October 2000, İstanbul, Turkey. With Hüveyda Baºağa.

“Technology Roadmapping”, Teknoloji Öngörüsü ve Stratejik Planlama (Technology Foresight and Strategic Planning), Sabancı University and Technology Management Association, 24-26 May 2001, Istanbul, Turkey. With Clare Farrukh.

Member of European Union Panel

2001 Technology, Knowledge and Learning Panel of the Enlargement Future Project, organized by The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies.

2001- Member of Katek (Quality-Technology) Working Group, Istanbul Chamber of Industry

2005- Member of European Institute for Technology and Innovation Management

Organizer of Technology Forum Series

2003- Technology forum series organized by Technology Management Association and İstanbul Chamber of Industrialists (ISO) at ISO Odakule, İstanbul, Turkey.

Topics in 2003: The Use of Information Technology in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (23 May).

 

2002- Technology forum series organized by Technology Management Association and İstanbul Chamber of Industrialists (ISO) at ISO Odakule, İstanbul, Turkey.

Topics in 2002: Integrated Automation (23 May), Product Development I and II (19 September and 26 December).

 

2001- Technology forum series organized by Sabancı University and Technology Management Association at Pak Holding, İstanbul, Turkey.

Topics in 2001: biotechnology (31 March), software (23 June), ceramics (29 September), and textile technologies (24 December).