Summit 23, which will be organized for the third time this year, will take place on Friday, October 13, 2023, with the participation of more than 5 thousand university students. Young people from all over Türkiye who will come for Summit 23, will meet in Istanbul. This year's Summit 23 theme is "Step into the Future".
Summit 23, Ulker Sports Arena in Istanbul will transform into a hub of knowledge and inspiration on October 13, 2023, as Summit 23 assembles a remarkable lineup of distinguished guests spanning various sectors and fields of expertise. The event will be graced by 5,000 university students, handpicked from a staggering pool of over 34,000 applicants, and attended by 500 esteemed guests representing a multitude of institutions and organizations.
The talks at the event will be shaped around 9 themes that Summit 23 believes are the competencies and emotional skill sets that an effective individual should internalize. The 9 themes, which also give their names to the sessions, are as follows: Uncertainty, Doubt, Curiosity, Passion, Courage, Balance, Peace, Conscience, and Revolution.
Kubra Nur Duman, one of the Summit 23 graduates and team, talked about her own experiences and the contributions of participating in Summit 23 as a young person at the press conference.
"As a young graduate of Zirve 23, it is also a pleasure to be on this project team. Thanks to my previous Summit 23 experiences, my perspective on the business world and the future has changed, so it is exciting to see all young people, who are part of tomorrow, meeting with Zirve 23 once again. Summit 23, Ulker Sports Arena in Türkiye's Istanbul will transform into a hub of knowledge and inspiration on October 13, 2023, as Summit 23 assembles a remarkable lineup of distinguished guests spanning various sectors and fields of expertise." Kubra Nur Duman noted.
Cagrı Yildiz, Chairman of the Board for the 23 Talent Association, emphasized their noble mission to unite influential leaders who are actively shaping the future, share inspiring stories, spotlight entrepreneurial spirits turning dreams into tangible realities, and honor the bravery of youth at Summit 23.
Some of the names who will speak at Summit 23, which is accepted as the first step of the adventure centered on a real experience of 23, which offers a unique 2-year program to develop the 'impact-oriented competencies' of university students, are as follows: Next Academy Founder Levent Erden, Siemens AG International Chairman Jim Hagemann Snabe, Historian Academician Emrah Safa Gurkan, Socar Türkiye CEO Elchin Ibadov, KMPG Türkiye CEO Murat Alsan, Trendyol Group CEO Erdem Inan, Technology Communicator Sertac Doganay, Kale Holding Chairman Zeynep Bodur Okyay, Shazam Founder and CEO Chris Barton, Psychotherapist Mehmet Dinc, Swipeline Founder Umut Yaka, Entrepreneur Ahmet Orhon.