President, Atlas Project & Land Development
President & Chief Executive Officer, Questex Media Group LLC
Dr Tunç Gökçe
Managing Director, Artiproje, Turkey
Principal, Head of Economics, AECOM
Coordinator of Tourism Investments , Demsa Group
Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global
Managing Partner, BDO Hospitality Consulting
General Manager , Er Investment and Development
Chief Business Development Officer , Dedeman Hotels & Resorts International
Managing Partner, BDO Azerbaijan LLC
Vice President, Marti Hotels and Marinas & Mart? Real-Estate Investment Trust
Elizabeth Randall Winkle
Managing Director, STR Global
Development Director, Turkey, IHG
Chairman, UB Holding
Mehmet Sükrü Nenem
Country Head - Switzerland, Turkish Airlines
Chief Executive Officer Sofitel WW , Sofitel Luxury Hotels
Ahmet Cuneyt Selçuk
Chief Project Director, ISPAT - Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey
Vice Chairperson of GYODER (The Association of Real Estate Investment Companies) , General Manager of Extensa Istanbul
Chief Executive, Europe, IHG
Partner, Maksem Yapi İnṣaat
Vice President Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Vice President, TUROB (Touristic Hotels & Investors Association)
Vice President Director of Planning + Landscape, WATG
Wolfgang M. Neumann
President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Chief Executive Officer , Nef Bebekoy
Chief Development Officer, Europe, IHG
Senior Vice President, Regional Director East and Central Europe , Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Chief Operating Officer Russia - CIS, ACCOR
Chairman, Misha Shipping Agency and Trading Ltd.
Senior Vice President Head of Development Europe Middle East Africa, Accor
Member of Board, Net Holding Inc.
Senior Vice President Development Middle East & Africa, Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants International
Director, Development & Construction , Amstar Global
Executive Director , World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
Bekay Property Partners, Chairman
Director, BDO Hospitality Consulting, Istanbul
Tourism Coordinator, NG Hotels & Resorts
Managing Director , Blackstone
Regional Director Development & Acquisitions, Louvre Hotels Group
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economy & Sustainable Development, Georgia
Elif Egeli Nisanci
Director of Project Development , BLG Capital
Managing Director, European Golf Design
President, DT-Global Business Consulting
General Manager - Turkey, Aareal Bank AG
Chairman & CEO, EVER Group
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst
President, PFD Hotel and Real Estate Solutions
Managing Partner, PROMKON Construction Project Management
Managing Partner, Horwath HTL GmbH Switzerland
Senior Director, Acquisition & Development Central & Eastern Europe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Yusuf Vadi Karatoprakli
Chief Executive Officer, Aktay Turizm Yatırımları ve İşletmeleri A.Ş.
Chief Development Officer, ACCOR
Vice President, Isr Holding
Managing Partner, Makro Insaat TIC. A.S.
General Manager , Ertürk Yeminli Mali Müşavirlik ve Bağımsız Denetim A.Ş.
President & CEO, Wyndham Hotel Group
Vice President - Hotels & Hospitality Group , Jones Lang LaSalle
Board Member, Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEIK)
Board Member, Dedeman Holding A.S.
Vice President Development Central & Eastern Europe, Wyndham Hotel Group
Chairman of the Board, Silkar Turizm Yatırım ve İşletmeleri A.Ş.
Project Manager - The Silk Road Project, UNWTO
Deputy General Manager, TSKB Real Estate Appraisal Company
CEO Continental Europe, Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels & Hospitality Group
President, Tourism Group , MAKYOL Construction, Industry, Tourism Co Inc.
Vice President Development – Turkey, Russia and Eastern Europe, Hilton Worldwide
Elif Balci Fisunoglu
General Manager , Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau - ICVB
Schedule At A Glance
The schedule at a glance for CATHIC 2013 is below.
Wednesday 29 May 2013
10:30 - 12:30 Registration, Morning Coffee & Pastries
11:00 - 12:00 Networking Xpress
12:00 - 13:00 Welcome Lunch
13:00 - 15:15 Plenary Sessions
15:15 - 15:45 Networking Coffee Break in Exhibition
15:45 - 17:30 Plenary Sessions
18:30 - 21:00 Networking Reception hosted by Marmara Taksim Hotel
Thursday 30 May 2013
09:00 - 11:15 Plenary Sessions
11:15 - 11:45 Networking Coffee Break in the Sponsors' Exhibition
11:45 - 13:00 Plenary Sessions
13:00 - 14:00 Networking Lunch
Please note the programme is subject to change. The organisers reserve the right to alter the venue and/or speakers.