The International Symposium on Turkey’s Rise:Implications and its Neighbours and the World was held at IAU with participation of Dr. Mustafa Aydın, Rector of IAU, Prof.Dr.Yadigar İzmirli, David Merkel,Senior Fellow, Jhons Hopkins University for Transatlantic Relations, John Roberts, Energy Security
Specialist, Platts, Dr.Eugene Kogan Vienna International Institute for Liberal Policy, Guest Researcher, Daniel Hamilton, Executive Director of SAIS Center, Jhons Hopkins University, Kurt Volker, Director of Transatlantic Relations, Jhons Hopkins, Prof.Dr.Aziz Jebyur Shael, Al Muntassiriya University ,Research Director, Prof.Dr. Abdul Amir Al Asady, Al-Muntassiriya University, Head of Political Sciences Department, Dr.Şahin Alpay, Bahcesehir University, Instructor, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Ferhat Turanlı, Lviv Ivan Franko State University, Director of Eastern Researches Institute, Prof.Dr. Necat Birinci ,Counselor to the Board of Trustees Istanbul Aydın University, Mehmet Öğütçü, President, London-Based Global Resources
Corporation, Ömer Taşpınar, Brooking Institution, Program Director of Turkey on 30.03.2012. Position of Turkey in the world and region, the economic power, cultural domain, political and historical bond and the role of Turkey in the future was the main topics of symposium which was held in collaboration with Istanbul Aydin University and Johns Hopkins University.