Keynote Speakers

S. Erkan Polat

R&D Product Engineering Director, TOFAŞ Turkish Automotive Factory, Bursa, Türkiye
Presentation Title:
Customer Expectation Improvement: How to Enhance Technical Targets Deployment

Biography:S. Erkan Polat is R&D Product  Engineering  Director of TOFAŞ .  His duties covers  Engineering & Design of  Body, Interiors,  Chassis, Engine Systems and E/E systems.
R&D Product Engineering Director  of Tofaş  July2016 -Present
Responsibilities  (  1992 to 2016)
Model Manager  for  Egea HB  project
Head of  Body Design
Die&Pres  Production Unit Manager
Die Bussines  Development  Administrator
Press  Engineering Administrator
Cad/CAM  Engineer in  Pres Unit
Design& Metod Engineer   Etibank Seydişehir Alu. Works – 1989-1992
Istanbul Technical University  Bsc. In Mech Eng – 1987
UMIST Manchester University ( UK)    Msc. In Mec Eng.  1989

Çağlayan Altınok
R&D Center Coordinator, OYAK RENAULT
Otomobil Fabrikaları A.Ş., Bursa, Türkiye
Presentation Title:
Challenges of Automotive Industry 2020-2025

Çağlayan ALTINOK is R&D Center Coordinator in OYAK RENAULT Otomobil Fabrikaları A.Ş. , Bursa, Türkiye. He is responsible for R&D projects for product & process development, patent activities,  strategy & vision planning.
R&D Center Coordinator in OYAK RENAULT, Bursa (2010 – Present)
Responsibilities at Oyak-Renault (1993-2010):
Supplier Quality Department Manager
Chief in Stamping and Plastic Injection Process Engineering
Chief in Stamping Process Engineering & Vehicle Body Product Engineering 
Chief in Stamping Process Engineering 
Clio Symbol Stamping Project Chief
Responsible for Vehicle Conveyor and Transport Equipments in Assembly Shop
Responsable for Screwing Equipments and Process in Assembly Shop  
İstanbul Technical University, 1993
Mechanical Engineering

Lycée Saint-Joseph , Istanbul, 1988
Ozan Nalcıoğlu
Engineering Director, FORD Otomotiv Sanayi A.Ş., İstanbul, Türkiye

Presentation Title:
Redefinition of transportation; The Connected Car

Ozan Nalcıoğlu is Director of Engineering in Ford Otosan Product Development since January 2018 responsible for body, chassis and electrical/electronics systems and vehicle engineering.

He is graduated from ITU Mechanical Engineering and completed his masters degree in Mechanical Engineering at Istanbul Technical University in 1996.

He joined Ford Otosan in 1998 and took responsibilities within Ford global vehicle and powertrain development projects and led functional design and development teams including powertrain calibration and controls, driveline and engine systems.