In the Opening Session the governor of Nevsehir, Mr. Osman Aydin,
the major of Urgup, Mr. Fahri Yildiz and the rector of the
Erciyes University, Prof. Dr. Fahrettin Kelestemur were present
Ninety-three regular participants, 15 accompanying persons, 22
company representatives and 20 journalists participated to the
Close to 30 scientists, 10 of which students, were invited and
their expenses were fully or partially paid.
The “Bob Dalgleish Scholarship” was awarded to Nayanci Bansal
(India), which covered all the expenses for registration,
accommodation and flight to Turkey.
The “NYDA Poster Awards” of the Pohl Boskamp GmbH & Co. KG
company (Hohenlockstedt, Germany) were given to Ian Burgess (UK)
(First Price: Euro 1,500), Oldrich Sychra (Czech Republic)
(Second Price: Euro 1,000), and Erdogan Malatyali (Turkey)
(Third Price: Euro 500).