Prof. Dr. Lale Dilbaş
Upon graduating with a degree in Ceramic and Glass from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, she obtained her first Masters from Dokuz Eylul University in the same field. She completed her second Masters in Fine Art at Bretton Hall, University of Leeds (UK) and her PhD in Glass from Edinburgh College of Art, Heriot-Watt University (Scotland), on the subject of Turkish Glass Culture and Its Relationship with Contemporary Glass and Education. Apart from her long-standing career as an academic she has also taken part in various exhibitions and workshops in Turkey and abroad. Her works combine glass and ceramics, and she has a strong interest in traditional pottery making –ceramic cook stoves in particular, especially focusing on South Asia.
Prof. Dr. Uğur Yozgat
Uğur Yozgat is a Professor of Management and Organization and Vice Rector at Arkin University of Creative Arts and Design, North Cyprus. His research interests include strategic management, information systems management, communication, customer relationship management and decision making. He has several papers published in national, international, and SSCI journals and conference proceedings, and is in advisory board in many of them. In 2013 he was awarded by Turkish Academy of Social Sciences. Many of his research papers were awarded as best papers in conferences.