18.11.2017 – Saturday
08.30-09.00 Opening Ceremony
Presentation of Symposium Programme
Nilüfer Aykaç, Haluk Çalışır
Opening Speech
A. Fuat Kalyoncu
09.00-10.00 PANEL I: Air pollution in the world and Turkey
Chairs: Elif Dağlı, A. Fuat Kalyoncu

  • Breathless World
    Annette Prüss Üstün
  • Breathless Turkey
    Kayıhan Pala
  • My city is less Polluted; am I safe?”
    Bert Bruneekref
10.00-10.15 Coffee Break
10.15-11.00 ROUND TABLE I: Air Pollution in Medical Education
Chairs: Atilla Akkoçlu, Sema Canbakan

  • From medical school point of view
    Oğuz Kılınç
  • From dean’s point of view
    Nadi Bakırcı
  • From professional associations point of view
    Dilek Aslan
11:00-11:30 Break 
11.30-12.30 LECTURE I: Basic Concepts
Chairs: Birsen Ocaklı, Ali Osman Karababa

  • Air Polluters
    Lokman Hakan Tecer
  • What is Air Quality?
    Tuncay Döğeroğlu
  • What Happened to Seasons? and Why?
    Levent Kurnaz
12.30-13.30 Food Break and Poster Discussion
Chairs: Yasemin Gökdemir, Ahmet Uğur Demir
13.30-14.30 PANEL II: Invisible Aspects of Air Pollution
Chairs: Nilay Etiler Lordoğlu, Ömer Madra
Presentation of Honorary Membership of Turkish Thorasic Society to Ömer Madra

  • Poverty and Income Distribution Imbalance
    Ali Kocabaş
  • Social Gender
    Yeşim Yasin
  • Climate Injustice
    Ümit Şahin
14.30-15.30 LECTURE II: Air Pollution and Lungs (I)
Chairs: Nurdan Köktürk, Mehmet Polatlı

  • Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
    Funda Elmas
  • Asthma
    Özlem Göksel
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
    Yavuz Havlucu
  • Parenchymal and Vascular Disorders
    Oğuz Uzun
15.30-16.00 Coffee Break
16.00-17.00 LECTURE III: Unfamiliar Issues
Chairs: Fatma Erboy, Cengiz Özge

  • Aarhus Convention
    Arif Ali Cangı
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
    Beyza Üstün
  • Health Impact Assessment
    Cavit Işık Yavuz
17.00-18.00 SHARING OUR EXPERIENCES: How to do a research?
Chairs: Zuhal Karakurt, Metin Özkan

  • How to Plan Epidemiological Studies?
    Onur Hamzaoğlu
  • How to do Human and Animal Model Studies?
    Figen Deveci
  • How did I work With Cells?
    Ayşe Bilge Öztürk

 

19.11.2017 – Sunday
09.00-11.00 ROUND TABLE II: What did/will we do in Turkey?
Chairs: Ali Kocabaş, İbrahim Akkurt

  • We as Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation
    Canan Esin Köksal
  • We as Ministry of Health
    Hüseyin İlter
  • We as local government
    Şule Sümer
  • We as World Health Organization
    Annette Prüss Üstün
  • We as European Respiratory Society
    Bert Brunekreef
  • We as Turkish Thorasic Society
    Haluk Çalışır
11.00-11.30 CONFERENCE I: Effect of Air Pollution on Cell Biology
Chairs: Pınar Çelik, Haluk Türktaş

  • Pathogenesis
    Emin Kansu
11.30-12.00 Coffee Break
12.00-13.00 LECTURE IV: Air Pollution and Lungs (II)
Chairs: Çağla Uyanusta Küçük, Tülin Sevim

  • Cardiopulmonary Burden of Air Pollution
    Bert Brunekreef
  • Cancer
    Meltem Tor
  • Pediatric Lung Diseases
    Ela Erdem Eralp
  • Tuberculosis
    Serir Aktoğu Özkan
13.00-14.00 Food Break 
14.00-15.30 PANEL III: There is a Solution
Chairs: Peri Arbak, Göksel Altınışık

  • What Kind of Energy Policy?
    Özgür Gürbüz
  • Shall we go away from cities?
    Azime Tezer
  • What will be the Traffic?
    Önder Algedik
  • What should TTS do?
    Hasan Bayram
15.30-16.30 ROUND TABLE III: What Kind of Advocacy?
Chairs: Burhan Söker, Sedat Altın

  • Citizen Initiatives
    Neşe Karahan
  • Experiences of Right to Clean Air Platform
    Gamze Varol SaraçoğluBuket Atlı
  • Transnational Non-Governmental Organizations
    Funda Gacal, Deniz Bayram
16.30-17.00 SPEAKER’S CORNER: What Will We Take to Home?
Chairs: Osman Elbek, Güngör Ateş

  • What did we Talk about in Symposium?
    Nilüfer Aykaç