The Failed Coup in Turkey: One Year Later With Virtual Reality Experience

The Global Policy Institute, (GPI) in cooperation with BAU International University and the July 15 Foundation will hold an event on July 12, 2017, titled: The Failed Coup in Turkey: One Year Later
Reflections by eye witnesses, Turkish and American Experts. The event will provide context about the July 15, 2016 failed coup and its aftermath. This discussion will be punctuated by important eye-witness accounts, combined with broader analysis provided by Turkish and American experts. After the panel, the audience will be able to have a "virtual reality" experience that will take them to the actual events of the night of the coup attempt.


Opening Remarks
Zeynep Bayramoglu
Journalist, Vice President, July 15 Foundation
Session I
Ambassador Serdar Kilic
Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the U.S.

Ambassador James Jeffrey
Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey; Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Denise Natali
Distinguished Research Fellow, Center for Strategic Research, National Defense University
Walid Phares
Vice President, BAU International University
Burak Kuntay
President, Bahcesehir University Center for American Studies
Moderator: Paolo von Schirach
President, Global Policy Institute
Session II

Ayse Kardas
Deputy Undersecretary, Turkish Ministry of
Family and Social Policies
Seyma Eraz
Journalist, Daily Sabah Newspaper
Tayyip Ayvalioglu
Wounded Eyewitness
Moderator: Paolo von Schirach,
President, Global Policy Institute

* A light lunch will be served at 12:00 pm