Friday, January 19
BUSINESS ASPECTS OF THE CHINA-PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR
“Business Aspects Resulting From The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor” will be discussed during a business session scheduled at 10:30 AM, on Friday, January 19. 2018, at the offices of the Consulate General of Pakistan, 333 N. Michigan Ave., Ste 728.
Pakistan’s Consul General Faisal Tirmizi will present a timely report about OBOR that affects some 60 countries; 30% of the world’s GDP; 35% of world trade, and 63% of the world’s population. Professor Jamaluddin Husain, a CAPRC founding board member and chairman of the CAPRC’s entrepreneurship committee, will report on his progress of developing entrepreneurs in Pakistan.
Organized by the Central Asian Productivity Research Center and the Trade Development and Marketing office of the consulate general, the discussion will focus on China’s $43 trillion ”One Belt One Road” program targeted for port, railroad, highway, power stations., and other infrastructure projects in seven different regions. China has budgeted US$55 billion for Pakistan.
There is no registration fee, but registration is required for limited seating. To register: email@example.com. Phone: 708-246-5556
January 2018 CAPRC Q1 Business Session
Proposed: Consulate General-Turkey
APRIL 15-20, 2018 SILK ROAD WEEK
PROPOSED SCHEDULE as of 10/10/17
Sponsorships and donations—both Financial and gifts-in-kind—are welcome. The CAPRC is exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501 (c) (3). The CAPRC also is qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 4/16-17-18
Private meetings/Site Visits/Round table discussions A series of private meetings and site visits are being scheduled throughout the state
Wednesday April 18 10:00am SITE VISITS
Visit The Illinois Science and Technology Park and Business Development Seminar
BUSINESS INCUBATORS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Tim Lavengood, Executive Director Technology Innovation Center
AN ALTERNATIVE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MODEL
Making a paradigm shift, thinking outside of the box and instituting business operational models that are unheard of, but have been tested and proven successful.
Dr. John Kalaras, Ph.D.
CEO and Sr. Professor, Sr. global consultant
Quality Training Institute. Inc.
Tour of the facility
NO REGISTRATION FEE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Thursday, April 19 8:30am SEMINARS
College of Business, Northern Illinois University’s Loop Center
105 W. Madison St., Chicago
UNDERSTANDING LEGAL ASPECTS FOR DOING BUSINESS IN CENTRAL ASIA
CHAIR: Ilya Zlatkin
Ziliak Law Member, CAPRC Legal Committee
DOING BUSINESS IN KAZAKHSTAN
Alex Nisengolts, of counsel, Ziliak Law
Chair, CAPRC Legal Committee
DOING BUSINESS IN UZBEKISTAN
Asad Sharapov, attorney and owner Euroexport-Holding
A large company involved in oil and gas and construction
CAPRC Coordinator, Uzbekistan
Steve Kim, Managing Partner
RK Law group LLC
Member, CAPRC Legal Committee
10:00 REBRANDING FOR NEW MARKETS AND EMERGING MARKETS
Ilan Geva, President
Ilan Geva & Friends, Inc., Chicago
11:00 DOING BUSINESS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Business opportunities in a resilient and vibrant Indonesia
Hon. Rosmalawati, Consul General
Republic of Indonesia, Chicago
12:40 CONCLUDING REMARKS
13:00 AN ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL MODEL
For decades now academic institutions have been following basically the traditional delivery methods, with some variations, depended on the institution and/or the professor. There are educational models that academia is not using, at least in the way we propose. We have designed effective efficient pedagogical methodologies that engage the students and instill the ZEAL TO LEARN
Dr. John Kalaras, Ph.D.
CEO and Sr. professor, Sr. global consultant
Quality Training Institute, Inc.
NO REGISTRATION FEES. BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED
14th Annual SILK ROAD CONFERENCE
Friday April 20 2018 8am to 5pm
Illinois Institute of Technology’s
Kent College of Law 565 W. Adams St. Chicago
08:00 Networking Breakfast
09:00 Opening Remarks,Official Welcome
09:15 WELCOME TO ILLINOIS
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
12:15 LUNCH Central Asian Cuisine
13:45 CHINA’S ONE BELT ONE ROAD
This is a series of presentations focusing on China’s US$41 billion initiative, the One Belt One Road project and changing business relations in some 64 countries.
Ms. Shufen Zhao (invited) Director
China General Chamber of Commerce
Hon. Hong Lei (invited), Consul General
Consul General of the People’s Republic of China, Chicago
14:15 TIANJIN: GATEWAY TO A DYNAMIC MARKET
Jianning Li, U.S. Chief representatives
Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA)
14:45 Winchell Cheung, Director-Midwest
Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Chicago
15:15 Ms. Cindy Ni, Deputy Chief Representative
Shanghai Foreign Investment Development Board, Los Angeles
15:30 CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS
The representatives of these chambers will offer timely information to help attendees build new and/or expanded business relations.
Ms. Susan Sadigova, Director
United States-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce (USACC)
Ms. Sarah Frese, Executive Director
U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Association
Ms. Elena V. Son, Executive Director
American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce
16:15 U.S. CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS
Representatives of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce have a wealth of information about international business and trade that will be shared with the attendees.
Gary Camarano, Enterprise Zone Administrator
Whiteside County Economic Development and Enterprise Zone
Representing 13 Chambers of Commerce located in Northwest Illinois
Ms. Laura Ortega-Lamela (invited), Executive Director
International Business Council and Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Blanca Berthier, Director International Programs
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
16:55 CONCLUDING REMARKS
17:15 DIPLOMATIC RECEPTION
May 2018 CAPRC Q2 Business Session
Proposed: Consulate General -Pakistan
September 2018 CAPRC Q3 Business Session
November 2018 CAPRC Q4 Business Session