The 2012 conference held by the Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association (TASSA) in Washington DC still bears much significance in 2014. Two years ago, the conference presented groundbreaking content by high-ranking scholars in the areas of social science, engineering, health, natural science, serving as a precursor for the organization’s upcoming conference on March 22-23, 2014 at the University of Maryland.
TASSA’s 2012 conference hosted scholars from top institutions including MIT, Yale, and Harvard, world-renownq scientists, as well as representatives from venerable scientific institutions from USA and Turkey. Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief of Science, USA Science Envoy, Kemal Dervis Vice-President of Brookings Institute, Gokhan Cetinsaya, President of the Council of Higher Education in Turkey, (YÖK), Davut Kavranoglu Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Science, Industry, and Technology, and academicians and presidents of Turkish Universities were among the distinguished participants.
Many speakers shared the latest findings in their fields, providing the audience with the opportunity to be “in-the-know.”
In this episode, some of these speakers as well as past board members of TASSA share their thoughts on the conference, the organization’s history and its progress. The interviewees featured here express their delight at how TASSA has grown into a full-fledged and multi-faceted force.
TATV had the honor of covering this event and sharing witn our viewers research findings by the top scholars and representatives in their fields.
The Turkish American Television is a proud media sponsor of the 2012 TASSA Conference!