I. PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
Session Organizers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Necla TÜRKOĞLU – Ass. Prof. Dr. Erkan YILMAZ
SESSION TOPICS

  • Paleogeography
  • Geomorphology
  • Climate
  • Hidrography
  • Soil Geography
  • Vegetation Geography
  • Natural Hazards

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Necla TÜRKOĞLU
E-Mail: nturkoglu@ankara.edu.tr
Phone: +90 312 3103280 Ext. 1218
Ankara University, Department of Geography, 06100 Sıhhiye/Ankara, TURKEY
Ass. Prof. Dr. Erkan YILMAZ
E-Mail: eryilmaz@ankara.edu.tr
Phone: +90 312 3103280 Ext. 1308
Ankara University, Department of Geography, 06100 Sıhhiye/Ankara, TURKEY

II. HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
Session Organizers: Prof. Dr. Ali ÖZCAĞLAR – Dr. Kerime KARABACAK
SESSION TOPICS

  • Settlement Geography (urban and rural)
  • Population Geography
  • Feminist Geography
  • Political Geography
  • Administration and Administrative Geography
  • Agricultural Geography
  • Tourism Geography
  • Transportation Geography
  • Cultural Geography
  • Health Geography
  • Historical Geography
  • Energy Resources
  • Environmental Problems

Prof. Dr. Ali ÖZÇAĞLAR
E-mail: ozcaglar52@gmail.com
Phone: +90 312 3103280 Ext. 1211
GSM: 0536 7734804
Ankara University, Department of Geography, 06100 Sıhhiye/Ankara, TURKEY
Dr. Kerime KARABACAK
E-Posta: kkarabacak@ankara.edu.tr
Phone: +90 312 3103280 Ext. 1244
Ankara University, Department of Geography, 06100 Sıhhiye/Ankara, TURKEY

III. ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Session Organizer: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nuri YAVAN
SESSION TOPICS

  • Theoretical approaches and new perspectives in economic geography
  • Industrial clustering and agglomeration economies in manufacturing industry
  • Geographies of transnational investment, trade and finance
  • Geography of innovation, knowledge and learning
  • New service economy and changing economic structures of metropolitan city regions
  • Value chain and global production networks
  • Geographies of retailing and consumption spaces
  • Neoliberal transformation, urban poverty and labor geography
  • Globalization, crisis and regional inequalities
  • Local development, regional growth and competitiveness
  • Social and human capital, entrepreneurship and networks in regional development
  • Path dependency, diversity and resilience in regional development
  • Regional development practice, policy and development agencies

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nuri YAVAN
E-Posta: nuri.yavan@ankara.edu.tr
Phone: +90 312 310 32 80 Ext. 1212
Ankara University, Department of Geography, 06100 Sıhhiye/Ankara, TURKEY

IV. LAND USE AND SPATIAL ANALYSIS
Session Organizer: Dr. Rüya BAYAR
SESSION TOPICS
In this session, the scope of rural and urban land use will be mentioned on the following topics:

  • Land Use Classification
  • Land-Use Change
  • Land Use Planning and Management
  • Problems of Land Use
  • Land Use Modeling

Dr. Rüya BAYAR
E-mail: rbayar@ankara.edu.tr
Phone: +90 312 3103280 Ext. 1245
Ankara University, Department of Geography, 06100 Sıhhiye/Ankara, TURKEY

V. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND REMOTE SENSING
Session Organizer: Ass. Prof. Dr. Olgu AYDIN
SESSION TOPICS

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) technologies, current methods and approaches
  • Contribution of GIS and RS to Geography
  • GIS approaches in geography education
  • Web-based GIS applications
  • GIS and RS applications for modeling and simulation
  • Spatial Data Analysis and Geostatistics
  • Artificial intelligence and data mining
  • GIS, RS and physical geography: concepts, data analysis and applications
  • GIS, RS and human geography: concepts, data analysis and applications

Ass. Prof. Dr. Olgu AYDIN
E-Mail: oaydin@ankara.edu.tr
Phone: +90 3103280 Ext. 1203
Ankara University, Department of Geography, 06100 Sıhhiye/Ankara, TURKEY