Following three years of online meetings, the Turkish Medical Illustrators Group are finally getting together at this inaugural symposium in Istanbul. With esteemed guests like Mr Rogier Trompert and Ms Eva Klinkenberg, this two-day, free event will provide all medical illustrators with tons of inspiration.
10-11 December, 2022
Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital, Adnan Kahveci Blv. No: 227, 34180
Bahçelievler / İstanbul, Türkiye
10 December, 2022, Saturday
Dr Mustafa Önöz - Memorial Hospitals Group, Dr Levent Efe, CMI
08:40-09:00 The progress of the TMIG (Turkish Medical Illustrators Group) through the past three years. Our efforts on this language based, distant medical illustration education model, and expectations from the industry.
- Dr Mustafa Önöz
09:00-10:00 Keynote speech: A freelance practice in the European scene, and the recent dynamics in the field.
- Mr Rogier Trompert, MA, ZUYD Medical illustration Program, Holland.
10:00-10:30 Coffee break and opening of the exhibition.
10:30-11:30 A freelance medical practice in the international field, latest developments, and expectations for the upcoming years.
- Dr Levent Efe, CMI, Freelance medical illustrator, Melbourne
11:30-12:00 A medical illustration duo practice specializing in Neurosurgery and the international field.
-Dr Gökhan Canaz - Başakşehir Çam ve Sakura Hospital, Neurosurgery Clinic, Istanbul
-Dr Çağlar Cura - #2 Emergency Medicine Service, Kadıköy Istanbul
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:00 A brief look at the history of Medical and Scientific Illustration.
-Mr Rogier Trompert
14:00-14:45 WACOM Products and color calibration.
-Ms Merve Atılgan – Illustrator, WACOM representative
14:45-15:00 How Turkish medical illustration enthusiasts with fine arts background can improve their knowledge of Anatomy, and all available programmes in Türkiye.
-Dr Rümeysa Dikici - Alaaddin Keykubat Üni Medical School, Alanya
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:30 Panel discussion:
Subject: What Medical illustration enthusiasts of medical or arts background should do to prepare for the field? Available opportunities in Turkey, and expectations of the industry.
Moderator: Levent Efe
Ms Serap Yılmaz - Instructor, Graphic Design, Ondokuz Mayıs Uni, Samsun
Dr Abdullah Yıldız - SBÜ Hamidiye Etfal Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Paediatric Surgery, Istanbul
Dr Dilek Başar – Paediatric surgeon, SBÜ Medical School, Trabzon
11 December 2022, Sunday
09:00-09:45 Medical Illustration education opportunities in Europe, and the ZUYD Program.
09:45-10:05 Expectations of publishing and presenting authors from medical illustrators.
-Prof. Dr. Ercan Karacaoğlu - Memorial Hospitals Group
10:05-10:30 Suggestions for improving the impact of visuals in surgical publications and presentations.
-Dr Sezen Özkısacık - Adnan Menderes Üni, Paediatric Surgery, Aydın
-Dr Dilek Başar - SBÜ Medical School, Paediatric Surgery, Trabzon
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 AR-VR applications in Health education and Anatomy teaching.
-Prof Dr Tuncay Peker - Gazi Uni Medical School, Dept of Anatomy
11:30-12:00 Latest developments in 3D visuals, and ways to tap into the international field while working from Türkiye.
-Mr Arman Dalay – Freelance medical animator
-Mr Mehmet Dal – Freelance medical animator
12:00-13:30 Lunch break.
13:00-13:30 TMIG member Int Dr Ezgi Bozoğullarından performing “Surgery Live Sketching” during
Dr Umut Zereyak’s presentation.
13:30-13:45 Visuals in health education, and proposals to health institutions for improving patient awareness.
-Dr Onur Toprak, Erciyes Uni School of Fine Arts, Kayseri
Medical illustration workshop.
Participants will perform live work under Rogier Trompert and Levent Efe’s guidance.