TASSA 2012 Annual Conference

Please mark your calendars to attend the TASSA 2012 Annual Conference at the University of Maryland at College Park on March 3-4, 2012

TASSA Conferences have the objective to establish a forum and create a dynamic platform for many young and experienced American, Turkish, and Turkish-American scientists and scholars to explore and develop new collaborative initiatives. Panel discussion and presentations aim to strengthen and enhance the scientific and technological cooperation between the United States and Turkey.

The TASSA 2012 Annual Conference will be a two-day event aimed at a diverse audience from life sciences, social sciences, engineering, medicine, policy & law, and literature & art.  The conference provides an opportunity to discuss recent developments and innovative practices in these fields and presents an opportunity to network with colleagues in academia, business, and government.

TASSA 2012 promo from Turkish-American TV on Vimeo.


The conference also presents an opportunity for graduate students and those who seek employment in the United States and Turkey to meet with representatives from higher education and industry and explore opportunities available in these institutions. 

Conference Date: March 3-4, 2012

Location: Van Munching Hall, Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland


Program Committee

Daron Acemoğlu
Melis Anahtar
Erhan Erkut
Gökhan S. Hotamışlıgil
Murat Tarımcılar (Chair)

Organizing Committee

Hasan Ayaz
Amanda R. Baker
Donald Coxe
Levent Güntay
Tuğba Güntay (Chair)
Pınar Güvenir
Yalçın Sert
Refik Soyer
Candice Ward

Poster Committee

Gizem Dönmez
Ferhat Esen
Daver Kahvecioğlu
Özgür Kocatürk (Chair)

TASSA 2012 Conference Volunteers

Ladin Akkaymak
Özlem Al Arslaner
Deniz Çil
Dilek Günneç
Onur Tosun
Ferhan Türe
Aylin Ünal
Furkan Ünal
Mehmet Adil Yalçın
Filiz Yeşilköy