I am excited to welcome you to this exceptional academic event, the
First International Dynamic, Explorative, and Active Learning (IDEAL)
Conference. Besides sharing your expertise with each other and elaborate
your own expertise further, I am sure you will also enjoy the historical
and natural resources of eastern black sea region of Turkey.
Bayburt University is established in 2008 to contribute to the social,
cultural and economic development of eastern black sea region while
shaping itself on the basis of a third generation university. Therefore,
I would appreciate that you actually invest your time for the future of
the people of Bayburt and its surroundings by contributing to this
event. Moreover, the people who will benefit from your expertise will
convey the knowledge they will accumulate to their prospective students,
who will structure the future of Turkey in particular and of the World
We also welcome you to explore Bayburt, which has a history of
over 5,000 years and
located on the ancient Silk Road along the edge of Coruh River. Bayburt
was a visiting point and hot spot for world travelers such as Marco
Polo, Evliya Celebi and Ibn-i Batuta. Please
make sure also to taste the local cuisine of Bayburt such as
Galacos, Bayburt Meatball, Kefenli Kebap.
I wish you to have a great pleasure and
lots of fun.
Prof. Dr. Murat MOLLAMAHMUTOĞLU
Rector of Bayburt University