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THE PROBLEMS OF URBAN GROWTH - PRESERVING WHILE DEVELOPING

31st Annnual IUFA Conference
THE PROBLEMS OF URBAN GROWTH - PRESERVING WHILE DEVELOPING
9-15 June 2001, Mersin-İstanbul TURKEY
Mersin University Faculty of Architecture - Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

June 09, 2001 Saturday

- Arrival Adana Airport
- Transfer to Mersin (Hotel)
- Registration

17.00-18.30
- Executive Board Meeting

19.30-21.00
- Opening Reception (Hilton Hotel)

June 10, 2001 Sunday

08.30-09.00 Registration
09.00-09.50 Opening Session (Hilton Hotel)
" Mayor of Yenişehir Municipality
" Rector of Mersin University
" Lord Mayor of Greater Mersin
" Governer of Içel
09.50-10.20 Coffee Break and Poster Presentation of Student Projects
10.20-12.20 Characteristics and Problems of the Region and the Mersin
City
" The Region (Ayda Eraydın)
" The Greater Mersin City (Raci Bademli)
" Adverse Effects of Uncontrolled Urbanization on Agricultural Land (Ural Dinç)
" Development of Ancient Settlements in Cilicia (Serra Durugönül)
12.30-13.30 Lunch (Hilton)
13.30 Regional Tour by Bus (Erdemli-Silifke)
a) Conurbation Westward : Settlements, Municipalities, Coastal Zone
Development (guide Tamer Gök)
b) Ancient Settlements (guide Serra Durugönül)
" Kanlıdivane (Kanytelida)
" Ayaş (Elaiussa Sebaste)
" Kızkalesi (Korykos)
" Uzuncaburç (Dynasty of OLBA: Diocaisarea)
c) Comments on Ancient Land-Use (Selim Kapur, Burak Köroğlu)
20.00 Dinner (Seaside Restaurant, Narlıkuyu)

June 11, 2001 Monday

8.30-11.00
Urban Sprawl: Natural Resources & Beauties (Hilton Hotel)
" Urging Problems of Mersin (Cüneyt Erginkaya)
" Housing & Housing Industry (Ali Türel)
" A Preliminary Situation Analysis of the Liveability in Mersin's Residential Neighborhoods (Anlı Ataöv)
" Sustainable Development via Cultural-Agroecosystem Management (Selim Kapur)

11.00-12.15
- Working Groups

12.15
- Bus leaves

13.15
- Lunch (Water Falls, Tarsus )

14.30-16.00
- Historic Settlements & Preservation Issues (Stickler Hall,Tarsus American College)
- Minister of Culture (Mr. Istemihan Talay)
- Urban Conservation and Historic Tarsus (İpek Durukan)
- Preservation and Restoration Efforts in Turkey and Cilicia: Theory and Practice (Emre Madran, Nimet Özgönül)

16.00-17.30
- Walking Tour Inner City Tarsus (Saadet Sayın)
- Restoration of St. Paul's Church, and its Surroundings; "Project Exhibition"
- Street Renovation: 42nd Street, St. Paul's Well

17.30-18.30
- Ancient Roman Tarsus and the Excavation Site (Levent
Zoroğlu)

20.00
- Dinner (Mersin University-Tece Campus)

June 12, 2001 Tuesday

08.30-10.00
- IUFA Meeting (Hilton Hotel)

10.00-12.15
- Planning for the Future: Dilemmas in Environment (Hilton
Hotel)
- Second Homes ( Saffet Atik )
- Coastal Potentials and Tourism Planning in Içel (Remzi Sönmez)
- Historical Heritage/Preservation versus Urbanization (Numan Tuna)
- Urban Poverty in the Turkish Context (Sevin Osmay)
- Natural Disasters & Reducing Urban Risks (Ersan Koç)

12.30-13.30
Lunch (Hilton)

13.30-15.30
- Urban Issues & Development
- Public-Private Partnership in Urban Development and the Role of "Chamber of Commerce and Industry" (Selami Gedik)
- Travel Behaviors in Mersin (Cüneyt Elker)
- Port & Free Trade Zone (Cihat Lokmanoğlu)
- The Restructuring of Shopping Malls: A Case in the Netherlands (Alex Jansen)

15.30-16.30
- Working Groups

16.30-18.30 City Tour
- Port, Free-zone, Industrial District. Walking tour on Uray St.

20.00
Gala Dinner (Hilton)

June 13, 2001 Wednesday

08.30-11.00
- Working Groups (Hilton Hotel)

11.00-12.30
- Fellows Presentations & Conclusions, Advisory Report

12.30
- CHECK-OUT

12.30-13.30
- Departure - Transfer to Adana

13.30-15.00
- Lunch (Adana Kebap House)

15.00
- Bus trip to Adana Airport

16.15
- Adana Airport (check-in)

17.15
- Adana- İstanbul Flight by TK 463

18.50
- Arrival İstanbul (Atatürk Airport) Transfer to Armada Hotel

20.30
- Dinner ( Orient House )

June 14, 2001 Thursday

8.30-10.30
- Meeting (Armada Hotel): in collaboration with İstanbul Technical University - UYG AR
- The Transformation of the Urban Structure in İstanbul (Fulin Bölen)
- The History of İstanbul (Doğan Kuban)
- The Recent Earthquake in the Metropoliten İstanbul and Scenarios for the Future (Tuncay Taymaz)

11.00-13.00
- Walking Tour : Zeyrek Historic Quarter

13.00-13.30
- Lunch at the site ( Kofteci )

14.00-17.00
- Meeting (Armada Hotel):
- Zeyrek Case - (Nuran Gülersoy)
- Preservation and Revitalization of İstanbul - (Zeynep Ahunbay)

20.00 Boat Tour at the İstanbul Strait - Closing Dinner

June 15, 2001 Friday

End of the Conference
Check-out and transfer to the Airport