Ostim Technical University

SEPIP 2021

SEPIP 2021

Main Theme

The main theme of SEPIP 2021 is Varieties of Industrialization.

Sub Themes


The objective of the Smart Economic Planning and Industrial Policy (SEPIP) Conference is to bring together researchers, practitioners, regulators and policy makers from the globe with a view to share results of academic studies, exchange views, share experiences and discuss fresh ideas on industrial policy, economic planning and related contemporary tools to support economic development and national competitiveness.

SEPIP is organized by OSTİM Technical University and it aims at developing a platform that enables participants to discuss economic development at national and regional levels and the role of industrial policy and planning; to compare early theoretical and practical motivations for national development planning with those now emerging in the globalized world economy; to present real-world experiences in industrial policy and planning by international scholars with firsthand experience; to discuss new tools and approaches to development such as physical infrastructure planning, industrial policy and cluster policy.

The first SEPIP conference, held on 4 May 2014, attracted great interest and there was a wide range of attendance with international speakers from USA and Europe to Singapore and Korea including academicians as well as policy makers and practitioners

The main theme of SEPIP 2020 Conference was entitled “Industrial Outlook and Policies After Covid-19 Pandemic”. Entrepreneurial Economy; Industrial Development and Industrial Policies in Asia and Africa; Leading Industry 4.0 Transformation on a National Scale; Energy Production Technologies in Developing Countries; Industrial Outlook and Policies; Technology, Innovation, Industry and Country Experiences (Argentina, East Asia, USA, Turkey); The Role of Informatics in Country Development After Covid-19 were among the topics discussed at the conference.

Uniting the actors on a common ground in order to strengthen the cooperation between developed and developing countries, public institutions and organizations, universities, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, various prominent speakers took part on this platform and discussed the impact of the epidemic on their countries’ economies, experiences in technology, innovation and industry.



Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Murat Yülek
OSTİM Technical University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Erinç Yeldan
Kadir Has University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Fikret Şenses
Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Erdoğdu
Marmara University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Sadık Unay
Istanbul University Faculty of Economics, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Sabri Tekir
OSTIM Technical University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Serhan Dağtaş
OSTIM Technical University, Turkey

Assoc. Dr. Ali Akkemik
Yamaguchi University, Japan

Prof. Dr. Johannes Wissema
OSTIM Technical University, Turkey

Prof.Dr. Franco Mosconi
Universite degli Studi di Parma, Italy

Dr. Begüm Şahin
OSTIM Technical University, Turkey

Dr. Sabri Öz
Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey

Dr. Ünay Tamgaç Tezcan
University of Economics and Technology

Prof. Dr. Kaoru Natsuda
APU Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Dr. Nathanial Lane
Monash University, Australia

Assoc. Prof. Sandrine Labory
University of Ferrara, Italy

Prof. Dr. Gabriel Bezchinsky

Prof. Dr. Guillermo Rozenwurcel

Prof.Dr. Travis Taylor
Christopher Newport University, USA

Prof. Dr. Ünsal Sığrı
OSTİM Technical University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Demiral Akbar
OSTİM Technical University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Aylin Ege
OSTİM Technical University, Turkey

Dr. Metehan Yagmur
Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Assoc. Prof. Nurullah Gür
Medipol University, Turkey

Assoc. Dr. Bahar Erdal
OSTİM Technical University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Turan Erol
Sabahattin Zaim University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Melih Bulu
Boğaziçi University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Yusuf Balcı
Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey

Assoc. Prof. Betül Gür
Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey

Dr. Serkan Bürken
OSTIM Technical University, Turkey

Advisory Committee

Orhan Aydın
President, OSTIM Foundation / OSTIM OIZ

Prof. Dr. Selva Demiralp
Koç University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Sübidey Togan
Bilkent University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Meltem Dayıoğlu Tayfur
METU, Turkey

İlhami Pektaş
Coordinator, OSTIM ARUS

Nurettin Özdebir
Chairman, Nuriş A.Ş

Mirzahan Hızal
General Manager, Hızal Elektroerozyon Ltd

Mustafa Bozkurt
hairman, Hidromek A.Ş

Mehmet Kaybal
Chairman, Meka Engineering

Organizing Committee

Egehan Özkan
Academician, Head of Organization Committee, OSTİM Technical University

Selim Girayalp
Specialist, Deputy Head of Organization Committee, OSTİM Technical University

Pelin Karaca Kalkan
Academician, Project Specialist, OSTİM Technical University

Ali Akkemik
Academician, Yamaguchi University

Kuniaki Amatsu
Academician, Yamaguchi University

Jorge Tavares Borges
Academician, Yamaguchi University

Support Committee

Faruk Akçeşme
Assistant Specialist, OSTİM Technical University

Gülden Aydın
Press Coordinator, OSTİM Technical University

Fikret Aydoğan
Purchasing Office, Satın Alma, OSTİM Technical University

Cumhur Can
Department of Supporting Services, OSTİM Technical University

Huzeyfe Candan
Research Assistant, OSTİM Technical University

Yasemen Çalışkan
Consultant, OSTİM Technical University

Hüsamettin Demir
Academician, OSTİM Technical University

Orkun Can Dinçer
Research Assistant, OSTİM Technical University

Barış Dolukan
Academician, OSTİM Technical University

İmren Göksoy
Project Assistant, OSTİM Technical University

Ali Osman Karcı
Executive Assistant, Rectorate, OSTİM Technical University

Mahmut Orbay
Technical Specialist, OSTİM Technical University

Bora Öç
Academician, OSTİM Technical University

Koray Solak
Design Coordinator, OSTİM Technical University

Hilmi Bahadır Temur
Academician, OSTİM Technical University

Ase Topcu
Specialist, OSTİM Technical University

Ali Uçucu
Research Assistant, OSTİM Technical University

Ece Uğurlu
Department of Construction and Technical Affairs, OSTİM Technical University

Seray Yeşilırmak
Research Assistant, OSTİM Technical University

* in alphabetical order ( in accordance with surnames )


HE Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohammad, Former Prime Minister, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Johannes Wissema, OSTİM Technical University, Turkey

Prof Dr. Travis Taylor, Christopher Newport University, USA  

Rafee Yusoff, CEO & Executive Director, Perdana Dialogue Foundation, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof Dr. Ali Akkemik, Yamaguchi University, Japan 

Important Days and Venue

Submıttıng a full paper is not obligatory.

31 August 2021Abstract Submission Deadline
10 September 2021Notification of acceptance/rejection
17 September 2021Registration Payment Deadline
24 September 2021Final paper submission deadline
02 October 2021Final Program
13-15 October 2021Conference Dates

Conference Venue

OSTİM Technical University
Address: OSTİM Teknik Üniversitesi, OSTİM, 06374 Ankara
Tel : +90 312 386 10 92  / +90 312 354 39 93


Selected papers can be considered for publication at 
Industrial Policy ( www.indpol.org )


Author Guidelines

Title Page

Body of the Article

Text Formatting
Manuscripts should be submitted in Word.


Please use no more than three levels of displayed headings.


Abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.


Footnotes can be used to give additional information, which may include the citation of a reference included in the reference list. They should not consist solely of a reference citation, and they should never include the bibliographic details of a reference. They should also not contain any figures or tables. Footnotes to the text are numbered consecutively; those to tables should be indicated by superscript lower-case letters (or asterisks for significance values and other statistical data). Footnotes to the title or the authors of the article are not given reference symbols. Always use footnotes instead of endnotes.


Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section on the title page. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.

Reference citations

Cite references in the text by name and year in parentheses. Some examples:

Reference list

The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text. Do not use footnotes or endnotes as a substitute for a reference list.

Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author of each work. Order multi-author publications of the same first author alphabetically with respect to second, third, etc. author. Publications of exactly the same author(s) must be ordered chronologically.

  • Journal article

Gamelin FX, Baquet G, Berthoin S, Thevenet D, Nourry C, Nottin S, Bosquet L (2009) Effect of high intensity intermittent training on heart rate variability in prepubescent children. Eur J Appl Physiol 105:731-738. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-008-0955-8

Ideally, the names of all authors should be provided, but the usage of “et al” in long author lists will also be accepted:

Smith J, Jones M Jr, Houghton L et al (1999) Future of health insurance. N Engl J Med 965:325–329

  • Article by DOI

Slifka MK, Whitton JL (2000) Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. J Mol Med. https://doi.org/10.1007/s001090000086

  • Book

South J, Blass B (2001) The future of modern genomics. Blackwell, London

  • Book chapter

Brown B, Aaron M (2001) The politics of nature. In: Smith J (ed) The rise of modern genomics, 3rd edn. Wiley, New York, pp 230-257

  • Online document

Cartwright J (2007) Big stars have weather too. IOP Publishing PhysicsWeb. http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/11/6/16/1. Accessed 26 June 2007

  • Dissertation

Trent JW (1975) Experimental acute renal failure. Dissertation, University of California

Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal’s name according to the ISSN List of Title Word Abbreviations, see ISSN LTWA. If you are unsure, please use the full journal title.

For authors using EndNote, Springer provides an output style that supports the formatting of in-text citations and reference list.

EndNote style (Download zip, 3 kB)


Registration Fees

Fee for submission is 100€

Bank Name: Akbank T.A.Ş
Branch Name: OSTİM Sanayi Branch – Ankara / Turkey
€ IBAN No: TR83 0004 6006 0303 6000 1727 43

Call for Papers

You are invited to submit your scientific papers for SEPIP2021.
Papers should be written in english, the official language of the event.


Please, remember the following important dates:



Egehan ÖZKAN
Academician, Head of Organization Committee
Phone Number
+90 312 386 10 92 (1641)
Specialist, Deputy Head of Organization Committee
Phone Number
+90 312 386 10 92 (1150)
Pelin KARACA KALKAN Academician, Project Specialist
Phone Number
+90 312 386 10 92 (1642)