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CEE-CIS-Turkey Banking and Business Forum

Venue: YapiKredi Head Quarter, Istanbul (Turkey)
Period: Jun. 15, 2011


N.B. This is preliminary program and certain speakers have yet to be confirmed
Wednesday, 15 June 2011
8:30 - 9:00 Registration for the General Meeting of BACEE

Welcome Coffee

9:00 - 10:30 BACEE General Meeting (Closed Session for BACEE Members only)

10:30 - 11:00 Registration for the Business Forum

Welcome Coffee

11:00 - 11:30 Opening of the Business Forum

Welcome speeches by
Mr. Sándor PATYI Dr., Chairman of the BACEE;
Mr. Huseyin AYDİN, Chairman of the Board of the Banks Association of
Turkey, General Manager of Turkiye Halk Bankasi (Halk Bank);
Mr. Tevfik BILGIN, Chairman, Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency
Mr. Vedat AKGİRAY, Chairman of CMB, Capital Markets Board of Turkey; 
Mr. Erdem BASCI, President & Chairman, The Central Bank of The Republic of Turkey

11:30 - 12:00 Keynote presentation: Economic and Banking sector development of Turkey and its anti-crisis policy
by Mr. Ekrem KESKIN PH.D., Secretary General, The Banks Association of Turkey

12:00 - 13:00 Turkey Panel
Investment opportunities in Turkey: evaluation of economic development and the advancements of the banking sector
Lessons learned and tools gained from the 2000-2001 crisis: well prepared for 2008-2009?

How does Turkey evaluate expansion towards Central and Eastern Europe, South-East Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) - opportunities and potential pitfalls?

Panel Members:
Mr. M. Hakan ATILLA, Head of Investor Relations, Halkbank;
Mr. Yilmaz ERTÜRK, Head of International Banking Division, Türkiye Is
Mr. Tolga EGEMEN, Executive Vice President, Financial Institutions, Garantibank;
Mr. Halit DÖVER, Executive Vice President, Tekstilbank;
Mr. Hakan BINBASGIL, Deputy CEO, Chief Retail Banking Officer, Akbank

With the participation of the The Central Bank of The Republic of Turkey, Capital Markets Board of Turkey and the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BDDK)

13:00 - 14:30 Luncheon

14:00 - 14:30 Press briefing

14:30 - 15:30 CEE Panel

Panel Members:
Mr. Fabio MUCCI, CEE Strategic Analysis, UniCredit Group, Milan;
Mr. Laszlo WOLF, Deputy CEO, OTP Bank, Budapest;
Ing. Mario SCHRENKEL, Chairman of the Board, Eximbanka SR, Bratislava;
Henri BONNET, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Komercni banka, Prague
The CEE region is returning to growth path, offering good opportunities to foreign investors and business partners. The CEE Panel will provide update on the current situation, growth expectations and investment opportunities.

There will be presentations on the region’s banking sector, investment projects and business opportunities followed by a Q&A session.

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:00 CIS Panel

Panel Members:
Mr. Garegin TOSUNYAN, President, Association of Russian Banks, Moscow;
Ms. Nadezhda ERMAKOVA, Chairperson of the Board, Belarusbank, Minsk;
Mr. HAJIYEV Jahangir Fevzi, Chairman of the Board, International Bank of Azerbaijan, Baku;
Ms. Natalia VRABIE, Chairman of the Management Board, Moldova- Agroindbank, Chisinau;
Mr Saydullo ABDULLAEV, General Director, Uzbek Banks Association, Tashkent;
Ms. Natalia POLITOV-CANGAS, President of the Board of Directors, Victoriabank and other leaders of CIS banks and banking associations

The CIS panel will discuss economic perspectives in the post-crisis period of CIS countries, a market of 280 million people. There will be presentations on investment opportunities, the development of the banking sector and the Moscow Financial Centre project, followed by a Q&A session.

17:00 - 18:00 Alternative Banking Models
Middle East Model, Malaysian Model, Turkish Model – Participation Banking
Topics: Liquidity – Cost of funding, perspectives
Chaiman: Mr. Murat CENTINKAYA, Executive Vice President, Treasury, International and Investment Banking, KuveytTürk Participation Bank

Panel Members:
Mr. Osman AKYÜZ, Secretary General, Participation Banks Association of Turkey;
Mr. Münip INCE, Senior Area Manager, Albaraka Türk Participation Bank, Treasury & Financial Institutions Department;
Mr. Suhaimi ALI, Bank Negara;
Mr. Amer BUKVIC, CEO, Bosna Bank International;
Mr. Ibrahim ÖGÜDÜCÜ, Senior Vice President, Head of Financial Institutions, Bank Asya

18:00 BACEE Annual General Meeting and Business Forum 2011 ends


How to participate to the Forum

To participate please download the registration form and submit it to the following email address: More information can be found on the BACEE website. You can find the registration form at the call on PECOB!

Organizer and Partners

Information & contacts

Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe
H-1013 Budapest, Feszty Árpád u. 2. – Hungary
tel.: 00361.356.8581
fax: 0036.1.212.0313


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