Welcome reception and concert, 11th September

There will be cocktails at the foyer of Cemil Bilsel Hall from 19.30 hrs, followed by a concert of Turkish classical music and folk music from Anatolia and the Turkic world. The event is free to all delegates who have registered for this date.


IASA-ICTMD dinner and boat tour, 14th September

The IASA-ICTMD dinner will be held on the evening of 14th September onboard a boat tour of the Bosphorus. The evening will start at 18.00-19.00 hrs and end at about 23.00 hrs. Tickets must be purchased in advance when registering for the conference, no later than 8th September.

The price per person of 40 Euros covers the boat trip on the Bosphorus and dinner with drinks. A vegetarian option will be available.

Buses will take guests from the university rectory at 17:30, right after the Closing Plenary session. Guests who travel independently should be at the Kabatas port by 18:30. The port can be reached via the tramline T1 that passes in front of the conference venue.



Welcome Cocktail
Mixed Nuts
Corn and Potato Chips
Green Olives

Cold Appetizers
White Cheese
Fresh Kashar Cheese
Sliced Tomato & Cucumber
Şakşuka (Shakshuka, dried fried aubergines in tomato garlic sauce)
Yaprak Sarma (stuffed vine leaves with olive oil)
Carrot Tarator
American Salad
Haydari with Cheese (thick strained yogurt with herbs)
Nar Ekşili Kısır (bulgur salad with dib roman)
Acılı Ezme (hot spicy tomato dip)

Amuse Bouche
Sigara Böreği (crispy cheese rolls)

Main Course
Chicken Fillet steak, Special Meat Balls, Sucuk (soujouk), with rice, puree, tomato, pepper garnish
Seasonal Fish (seabass, sea bream) with garnish

Salad in Season with corn, olive oil and lemon sauce

Dessert and fruit
(baked soft pastry dipped in thick syrup)
Seasonal Fruit Plate

Soft drinks

Alcoholic beverages (rakı, red wine, white wine, beer)