June 26, 2020 8:30 AM Preparing for Global Trade Disruption
THE WORLD REOPENS
Following several months of inactivity caused by the Covid-19 virus, the Central Asian Productivity Research Center has announced a dynamic return to normalcy. Its first event is a timely conference focusing on PREPARING FOR GLOBAL TRADE DISRUPTION on Friday, June 26, followed by training programs for several foreign delegations arriving in Chicago from Central Asia.
A TIMELY PROFIT-ORIENTED EVENT
You all know the business world is changing, and changing rapidly. The infamous virus has changed much in our lives and that of business, government, and academia.
Many company decision-makers will need to review company policies, practices, and procedures. It will be an even greater challenge for those involved in international business and trade.
09:00 OPENING REMARKS
Professor Harry Lepinske, Chairman
CAPRC OFFICIAL WELCOME
Laura Ortega-Lemela, Executive Director International Business Council
Illinois Chamber of Commerce
09:15 PREPARING FOR GLOBAL TRADE DISRUPTION PANEL DISCUSSION
MODERATOR: Kasi Paturi, President, Pan Asian American Business Council;
Laura Spingola, President Trade Resources Ltd.
Andrew Johansson, Sr. Project Manager The Antero Group;
CAPRC Regional Coordinator, Baltic Region
10:00 VIEWS FOCUSING ON EXPORTS PANEL DISCUSSION
MODERATOR: Romuald J. Poplawski, President U.S. Global Corporation
Jerry Strub , Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Growth Consulting, Inc.
Capt. Shahid Naseer, President and EO SHAARS International
11:00 LOGISTICS CHALLENGES
MODERATOR: David Headley, Trade Team Lead Illinois Soybean Association
Larry Bajmakovich BFG International, Inc.
Raymond C. Drake, Vice President State Government Affairs, UPS
11:45 Gourmet picnic-style luncheon buffet
12:45 INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW WORLD TRADE CENTER
MODERATOR Yuri Hoffman, CAPRC Advisory Board Member
PROPOSED WORLD TRADE CENTER
Bill Lada, World Trade/Global Trade Illinois
PLANS FOR NEW SMART CITY
Paul McDermott, President/CEO Civilocity Inc.
13:30 DISCUSSION SESSION
MODERATOR Dr. Paul Prabhaker, Northern Illinois University
CAPRC Advisory Board Members
13:45 CONCLUDING REMARKS
or contact Harry Lepinske at HLepinske.CAPRC@mail.com
CAPRC Q3 Business session
To be Arranged
MARITME COMMITTEE EVENT
AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE EVENT
Friday, Sept 25, 0930 Q3 Advisory Board Meeting
105 W. Madison St., 17th Floor
Friday, November 13, 0930 Q4 Advisory Board Meeting
105 W. Madison St. , 17th Floor.
Updated as of Feb 26, 2020 Michael Alexander Krzyston