NEWS
02.12.2016

GISBIR attended The Climate Change Assembly

GISBIR attended Climate Change Assembly which took place at Piri Reis University in Istanbul. Effects of the climate change on the sea, maritime and ships were discussed during the four-sessions assembly.

Suat Hayri AKA, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication, Metin KALKAVAN, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Oral ERDOĞAN, the Rector of Piri Reis University, Orkun ÖZEK, Board Treasurer of GISBIR, Hakkı ŞEN, Chairman of Marine Culture Association as well as students, faculty members, representatives of several instutitions and organizations from maritime sector participated the Climate Change Assembly which took place at Piri Reis University Tuzla Maritime Campus with the sponsorship of GISBIR, Piri Reis University and the Marine Culture Association.

Effects of Climate Change on life, maritime and shipping were discussed in the assembly. Gökhan ABUR from NTV, Fatih Çekirge from Hürriyet Newspaper, Erhan ÖZTÜRK from Sabah Newspaper, Gökhan KARAKAŞ from Milliyet Newspaper and Hasan AYDIN from Fox TV gave a speech during the session of Climate Change Awareness and Influences of Media on society in terms of clean energy.

Orkun ÖZEK, Board Treasurer of GISBIR undertook the moderation of the 3rd session. Elif Gizem ALBAYRAK from GISBIR as well as the representatives from the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication, the Chamber of Shipping, TURMEPA and TÜRKLİM made presentations. Following the presentations, appreciation plaques were presented to the contributors.