Call for Entries! “Innovation in Education“ International Poster Exhibition


Invitation to “Innovation in Education“ International Poster Exhibition
Innovation is the driver of growth and the key for the sustainable development. To be an innovative society providing continuous education to the individuals is critical. Focussing on innovation helps to develop new technologies, products, services and organisations leading to creation of jobs to increasing world population as well as rejuvenate industries. However, innovation necessitates quick adaptation of individuals into the fast changing society. In innovation-driven societies, education and training systems must empower people to innovate and quickly respond to new skills needs generated by innovations. Confronting these challenges will require policies that encourage innovation and improvement in the education system itself.

Ataturk University Continuous Education Centre (ATASEM) invites graphic designers from all over the world to take part in a poster exhibition with the theme of “Innovation in Education” will be exhibited between 10-14 April 2013 in Ataturk University in Erzurum. Articles will also be accepted to be published in exhibition catalogue.

Note: Posters and Articles must be submitted through the “Online Registration” menu of the website!
Selected works by the Jury will be on display and published on the catalogue.

Important Dates:
Exhibition    10-14 April 2013
Deadline    25 March 2013

Articles : Up to 1500 words, and on innovation in education will be free text format.
File Type: DOC / DOCX
Poster Size: 70×100 cm / 150dpi
File Type: CMYK / JPG

Ahmet Selim TUNCER (Turkey)
Didem ÇATAL (Turkey)
Hasip PEKTAŞ (Turkey)
Gürbüz Doğan EKŞİOĞLU (Turkey)
Laze TRIPKOV (Macedonia)
Levent MERCİN (Turkey)
Mehmet Ferruh HAŞILOĞLU (Turkey)
Mehmet GÖZETLİK (Turkey)
Michael IVA (USA)
Mustafa SÖZBİLİR (Turkey)
Osman SAMANCI (Turkey)
Saleh ZANGANEH (Iran)
Salih DENLİ (Turkey)
Savaş ÇEKİÇ (Turkey)
Sergio OLIVOTTI (Italy)
Slavimir STOJANOVIC (Yugoslavia)
Umut SÜDÜAK (Türkiye)
Yossi LEMEL (Israel)
Yüksel GÖKTAŞ (Turkey)
Zafer LEHİMLER (Turkey)

Project Manager:
Orhan ARDAHANLI, Profession organization of Graphic Artists of Türkiye

Organizing Committee:
Prof.Dr. Hikmet KOÇAK, Honorary President, Rector of the Atatürk University
Prof.Dr. Abdulkadir ÇİLTAŞ, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Atatürk University, Erzurum/Türkiye
Lecturer Ferdi AYAZ, Responsible for the Exhibition, Atatürk University, Erzurum/Türkiye
Mustafa ÖZÇİÇEK, Responsible for the Exhibition, Erzurum/Türkiye
Research Assistant Cüneyt ALTINKAYA, Responsible for the Software, Atatürk University, Erzurum/Türkiye
İhsan ÇANAKÇI, Responsible for the Catalog, İstanbul/Türkiye

Official Website:

Contact details:
Atatürk University
Directorate of Continuous Education Centre
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: +90442 2315372
Facsimile: +90 442 2822090

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (

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