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Turkey in Turmoil

  • 28 Jun 2017
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 1400 Welton Street, Denver, 80202

Registration

  • Diplomats Council Member's (Secretary and above) please use this registration form.
    Questions? Call 303-446-4903

Abdülhamit Bilici

Editor-in-Chief of Turkish Newspaper, Zaman



Event Details

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception with Hors D'oeuvres and Cash Bar

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Presentation and Audience Q+A


Parking

Hilton Garden Inn offers valet parking for $10 for WorldDenver event attendees. Street parking and surface lots are also available near venue. 

Directions to venue here

 

About Abdülhamit Bilici

Abdülhamit Bilici is a Turkish newspaper executive in exile in the United States following recent political turmoil and government oppression of the media in Turkey. Before leaving the country, Bilici served as editor-in-chief of the newspaper Zaman, the largest daily newspaper in Turkey. He also was Chief Executive Officer of its English-language version, Today's Zaman. Bilici also served as general director of Cihan News Agency and editor of Aksiyon Weekly Magazine.

Starting his career at Zaman daily as a correspondent, Bilici worked as an editor at Aksiyon Magazine between 1995-1997, as foreign news editor at Zaman Daily between 1998-2001, as general editor at Zaman Daily between 2002-2008 and as general director of Cihan News Agency and as the editor-in-chief of the newspaper Zaman Newspaper and is a columnist for Zaman and Today’s Zaman dailies.

Bilici is an expert on Turkish politics and is widely sought as a speaker on the ongoing political crisis. Bilici is editor of the book Why Turkey?, which combines different perspectives on Turkey-EU relations.


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