Conference Themes (Comissions) 


  • Real Estate, Asset and Business Valuation
  • Mass Valuation and Standards, Professional Organizations and Best Practices
  • Real Estate Taxes and Duties and Examples of Best Practices in Different Countries
  • Technical Infrastructure of Mass Valuation and Information Technologies
  • Production of Valuation Maps and Their Usage
  • International Valuation and Financial Reporting Standards and Harmonzation to Turkish Conditions
  • Taxation of Wealth and Real Estates
  • The Property Right-Valuation Relationship
  • Impacts of the Rights on Real Estate on Valuation Studies and the Practices of Credit Guarantee, Expropriation, Urban Transformation and Conservation



  • Macro and Micro Economy in Real Estate
  • Real Estate Market Indices and Use: Balloon Risk and Wealth Effect
  • Housing Economics and Policies
  • Real Estate Marketing and Marketing Management
  • Commercial Real Estate Market and Its Future
  • Impacts of the COVID19 Pandemic on Real Estate Investments and Markets
  • Real Estate Trade, Organizations and Institutionalization
  • Informality and Its Impacts on Real Estate and Construction Sectors
  • Development of Real Estate Statistics and Information Systems
  • Institutionalization in the Real Estate Sector: Real Estate Investment Trusts, Real Estate Investment Funds, Corporate Companies, Financial Leasing, Asset and Real Estate Management Companies
  • Environmental and Social Impact Analysis and Impact Investments
  • Real Estate Sector and Demographic Relations
  • Public Policies for Real Estate and Construction Sectors
  • Housing Ownership and Tenure Systems
  • Housing and Commercial Property Rent Control and Its Impacts
  • Social Housing Policies and Practices
  • Affordable Housing and Policies
  • Low-Cost Housing and Policies
  • Building Saving and Acquisition Funds, Cooperatives and Companies
  • Real Estate Acquisition and Effects by Foreigners in the Ottoman Empire and the Republics of Turkey
  • Real Estate Investment of Foreign Real Persons and Legal Persons
  • Real Estate Acquisition and Management of Non-Governmental Organizations: Real Estate Foundations and Associations



  • Urban Land Economy and Management
  • Urbanization, Urban Development and Growth Trends
  • Actors in the Urban Land Development and Real Estate Chain
  • Real Estate Development Expertise and Institutionalization
  • Zoning Implementation Models, Area and Value Based Zoning Practices: Theory, Country Models and Sample Project Analysis
  • Zoning and Construction Law
  • Land Development Process: Coasts, Military Prohibition and Security Zones, Conservation of Cultural and Natural Heritage, Water Basins, Efficient Agricultural Lands and Use of Real Estate in Water Basins and Effects of Development Constraints
  • Urban Infrastructure Investments and Financing: Land Value Increase and Rent Sharing and Project Financing
  • Development and Financing of Infrastructure Projects
  • Real Estate Development Process: Development of Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Special Purpose Real Estate Projects
  • Urban Transformation and Its Applications
  • Urban Conservation Policies and Practices
  • Real Estate Development Processes and Successful Development Examples
  • Post-COVID19 Urban Planning and Built Environment
  • Risk Management and Models in Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Development Risk Analysis and Decision Support Systems
  • Project and Building Management
  • Climate Change and the Future of Settlements
  • Sustainable Built Environment and Green Building Certificates
  • Real Estate Development and Circular Economy
  • Real Estate Development and Management Experience Analysis and Case Studies
  • Disaster Risks, Urban Floods and Real Estate Development
  • ESG and Investment Decisions and the Impacts of ESG on Investment Value
  • Transformation of Informal Settlements (Shanties), Inner Cities or Slum Areas and Brownfield Development
  • Low-Cost Housing and Affordable Housing Policies
  • Alternative Real Estate Investment Models (Senior Housing- Long Term Care Houses- Student Housing)
  • Formation of Ankara Province as Capital City, Development Planning, Urbanization and Real Estate Markets



  • Financing of Real Estate Investments and Project Finance Models
  • Real Estate and Construction Sectors Banking Models
  • Mortgage Finance Institutions, Securitization and Secondary Market Transactions
  • Islamic Finance and Real Estate Industry Practices
  • Sukuk, Lease Certificates and Real Estate Certificates
  • Infrastructure Projects and Financing: Airports, Stations, Marinas, Ports, Toll Roads, Tunnel and Metro Projects



  • Rural Land Management and Policies
  • Urban Land Development and Policies
  • Land Management and Administration
  • Land Consolidation and Rural Development Practices
  • Ministry of Land and Common Land Cultivation Models
  • Urban and Rural Land Policies
  • Land Development and Management Institutions, Investments and Financing
  • Environmental and Sustainable Land Management
  • Land Acquisition and Expropriation for Public Investments
  • Cadastre and Land Registry Systems and Investments
  • Area Protection Policies and Practices
  • Transfer of Development Rights and Consolidation
  • Public Real Estate (Land, Land Plot, Housing, Administrative Building and Facilities) Management
  • Organized Industrial Regions, Industry Regions and Free Trade Zones: Site Selection, Land Acquisition, Development Planning and Infrastructure Investment, Land Plot Allocation and Efficient Land Use, Green and Innovative Technologies, Green Transformation and Sustainability, Domestic and Foreign Credit, Industrial Clustering, Investment-Supports-Incentives, Direct Foreign Investment and Best Practice Cases
  • Transformation of Small Industrial Sites and Individual Plants Areas and Redevelopment Activities   
  • Local and Regional Development and Planning Activities and Land Use Planning and Land Management Relations
  • Comparative Settlement Policies and Resettlement Practices
  • Environmental, Economic, and Social Impact Assessment
  • Sustainable Land Management and Agricultural Production Practices
  • Land Acquisition Policies, Legal Arrangements, and Approaches for Creative Solutions
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Conflict Management Assessment
  • Historical Development of Land Administration from Seljuk and Ottoman Empire to Turkish Republic



  • Facility Management Models and Institutions
  • Real Estate Management Approaches and Institutions
  • Asset Management and Real Estate Asset Management Models
  • Corporate Real Estate and Social Responsibility
  • Theory and Practices of Facility Management
  • Facility Management Models and Institutions
    Adding Value Facility Management and the Contribution of Facility Management on Investments
  • Workplace Management and Employees Satisfaction Analysis in Public and Private Institutions
  • Housing and Condominium Management
  • Commercial Real Estate Management
  • Scope of Facility Management Contracts, Services Charges, Specializations, and Business Models
  • Real Estate Management Approaches and Institutions
  • Asset Management and Real Estate Asset Management Models
  • Corporate Real Estate and Social Responsibility Approaches
  • IT in Facility Management, Computer Aided Facility Management, Computer Aided Maintenance and Operations, BIM and the Use of Facility Management
  • Sustainability in Facility Investments, Analysis of Building Cycle, Water, Wastewater, Energy, Outdoor Recreation and Indoor Air Quality Management
  • Special Real Estate Project and Facility Management
  • Urban Sports and Recreation Spaces and Open Spaces Management
  • Analysis of Dynamics Among Urban Facility Management, Neighbourhood Management, Accessibility and Employment
  • Management of Smart Urban Infrastructure
  • Change in Place-People Relations after COVID19 Pandemic and Its Impacts on Facility and Real Estate Management
  • International Standards on Facility Management, Real Estate Management, Measurement and Asset Management and the Harmonization of the International Standards with National Level
  • Human Recourses, Professional Qualification and Certification of Employee in Facility Management
  • Facility Management Education and Research System and Research Requirements



  • Spatial Planning and Land Development Relations
  • Planning and Urbanization Approaches and Corridor Planning Systems in the Post-COVID19 Period
  • Impacts of Disaster Risks on Land Development Studies
  • Disaster Risks and Real Estate Markets
  • Impacts of Climate Change and Real Estate Markets
  • Impact Investments, ESG and Real Estate Investments



  • Real Estate Technologies (Proptech) and Big Data Analysis
  • GIS and Remote Sensing Applications
  • 3D City Modeling and Digital Twins
  • Artificial Intelligence in Construction and Real Estate Industry
  • Real Estate and Mobile Technologies
  • Crowdsourcing and Collective Intelligence
  • Cloud Computing in the Real Estate Industry
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Urban Informatics



  • Self-regulatory bodies, ethical codes and management of professional risks in the real estate sector
  • Real Estate Education and Research Policies in Turkey



• MSc and PhD Thesis Presentations

Advanced Courses:

It is aimed at organizing short-term certified training programs during the pre-conference period and throughout the conference, the aim is to increase the level of utilization of the participants and to strengthen the student-academic global-practice ability. For this purpose, it is envisaged that training programs will be organized on the mentioned subjects below and certificate programs and courses will be held between January 23 and January 30, 2023 in the Department of real estate development and management lecture rooms and conference halls. The duration, registration fees, and place of each program, the lecturers, and other practitioners or professionals who will facilitate the courses will be announced later:

  • Theory and Practices of Mass Appraisal
  • Theory and Practices of Land Readjustment on Value Basis
  • Plant, Equipment and Machinery Valuation Methods and Practices
  • Asset and Portfolio Management and Valuation
  • Real Estate Asset Management and practices
  • Theory and Practices of Development Appraisal
  • Advanced Valuation Methods and Development Appraisal Practices
  • Expropriation and Methods and Practices of Valuation Compensation with International Standards
  • Intangible Asset Valuation and Practices
  • Art Economics and Art Valuation
  • Analysis of Real Estate Market and Market Regulations
  • Development of Urban Transformation Projects, Transformation Models and Financing
  • Basic Principles of Facility Management
  • Condominium and Facility Management
  • Real Estate Project Development and Strategic Project Planning
  • Facility Management Professionalization and Standards
  • Determination and Applications of Goodwill in Condominium Buildings and Detached Housing Projects
  • REVIT and ARGUS Training
  • Real Estate Project Development and BIM Training
  • Affordable Housing Policies and Financing
  • Property Technologies (Proptech) and Digitalization

Certificate programs will be supervised by considering enough participation and decision made by the authority of the Department of Real Estate Development and Management.

Workshop on Valuation Organizations:

Before the commencement of the conference, the workshop called “Role and Structure of Valuation Organizations in Developed and Developing Countries” will be expected to hold on 29 January 2023 with the participation of selected local and foreign academicians and licensed appraisers and organizations. The main theme of the workshop is; mass appraisal, and especially in the public sector, discussion of the valuation organization for property tax, title deed, value increase gain, and other central government taxes and local taxes; and in this process, managers and experts of RICS, IVSC, TEGoVA, TDUB and other professional organizations, TKGM and the Ministry of Treasury and Finance will bring together and will constitute the base of tax reform envisaged by the New Economic Program, 11th Development Plan and 2023 Fiscal Year Fiscal Budget Law. The structure and functioning of the valuation system and the good practice model will be discussed. Besides these, during the conference three (3) important workshops such as “Affordable Housing Policies and Social Housing Strategies”, “Securitization Models and Practices” and “Conservation Economics and Sustainability Value”, are planned to organise.

Graduate Students’ Presentation Sessions:

The last day of the conference will be separated partially or completely to research and presentations of real estate undergraduate and graduate students of Ankara University and other universities in Turkey and foreign universities. Awards and certificates will be awarded for successful undergraduate students and, successful publications for graduate students (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) that are planning to organize for the first time in Turkey. Thesis presentations and the evaluation of publications will be made by a jury of at least 10 people selected from the panel of judges and the results will be announced at the closing date of the conference. The presentations of the projects made by the 4th year undergraduate students of the Department of Real Estate Development and Management at Ankara University within the scope of the real estate and asset analysis course will also be organised. The Alumni Association of the Department of real estate development and management and student communities will also be allowed to make presentations. In addition, special attention shall be paid to open promotional stands of several associations such as RICS, IVSC, TEGoVA, ERES, and TDUB and special attention shall be paid to contributing to aware corporate organizations of real estate development and management expertise.