Dr Rob Mark, UALL Honorary Secretary, was invited to address the TUSEM network of Universities on Lifelong Learning and Universities in the UK and the role of UALL at a special meeting of the network which has more than 200 members. The seminar was opened by the Rector of the University of Economics and Professor Dr Eser Sozmen Yildirim, TUSEM General Secretary. Dr Mustafa Hilmi from the Turkish Minster's Office also addressed the gathering. The event took place at the University of Economics, Izmir, and was attended by approximately 60 representatives. The one day event was in Turkish with simultaneous English translations using professional translators.