Upcoming Events

Friday November 8, 2019 CAPRC Q4 BOARD MEETING ANNUAL MEETING
Evergreen Restaurant 2411 S. Wentworth Ave. Chicago
AGENDA
11:00 Registration
11:15 Business session
          Committee Annual Reports
              Summary of activities, events, etc.
              Plans for 2020
              Shall the committee continue to exist? If so, purpose
12:00 Lunch

Friday November 8, 2019 FOREIGN STUDENTS AND U.S. EMPLOYMENT
12:00pm  Evergreen Restaurant 2411 S. Wentworth Ave. Chicago
Representatives from business, non-government organizations, and academia will discuss “Foreign Students and U. S. Employment” during a business round table discussion and luncheon at 1200 PM, on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Evergreen Restaurant, 2411 S. Wentworth Ave., in Chicago’s Chinatown. With graduations of thousands of foreign students from U.S. universities, many are seeking employment in the U.S. Several foreign students, members of the CAPRC’s Young Professionals Program, are expected to participate, along with Professor Michael Vasilou, professor of finance, Loyola University, and chairman of the CAPRC’s university student program, YPP.
Sponsored by the Central Asian Productivity Research Center’s education and training committee, starting the discussions will be Prof. Dr. Colleen Hickman, president of the Northwest Indiana World Trade Alliance, serving as the moderator; Kyle Schulz, director of economic development, Schaumburg Business Association; Prof Dr. Paul Prabhaker, College of Business, Northern Illinois University, and CAPRC vice chairman; and Ms. Kwan Segal, CEO and founder of International Career Advisory, Inc., a social enterprise.
To register, send your business card and check by Monday, November 4, for $25 to: Foreign Students/Jobs Seminar
      CAPRC  5220 Ellington Ave. Western Springs, IL 60558.
      For information: lepinske@sbcglobal.net

January 17, 2020 SUCCESSFUL OFFSHORE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS Conference center of the Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey, Suite 2900, NBC Tower, 455 N. City front Plaza, Chicago.

Representative from business and academia will discuss timely information about successful “Offshore Renewable Energy Projects” during the Central Asian Productivity Research Center’s annual energy security seminar. Organized by the CAPRC’s energy and education / training committees, and supported by the Turkish consulate, the proposed agenda includes:
OPENING REMARKS
      Professor Harry C. Lepinske,, Chairman
      Central Asian Productivity Research Center
OFFICIAL WELCOME
      Hon. Ayes Selman Snail, consul general
      Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey
GREETINGS FROM CAPRC-REGIONAL COORDINATORS (Electronic)
      Prof Dr. Mehmet Baha Karan
      School of Business -Hacettepe University
BLOCKCHAIN AS A TECHNOLOGY BACKBONE FOR AN OPEN MARKET
      Prof. Ozgur Clinical associate professor
      Department of Finance University of Illinois at Chicago Arslan-Ayaydin
      Chair, CAPRC Energy Committee
INTERNATIONAL PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
      Romuald Poplawski, president
      U.S. Global Energy LLC Northbrook, Illinois
      CAPRC Co-chair, Energy Committee
REUSE, RECYCLING AND CONVERSION OF PLASTIC CONTAMINAITED FOOD WASTE
      Alex Mathew, COO Biomass Energy Systems, Inc.
NOVEL WASTE CONVERSION METHODS PROVIDING SUSTAINABLE NON-COMBUSTIBLE ENERGY GENERATION FOR URBAN ENVIRONMENTS
      F. Lee Simmons  CTO/Head of Global Technology Development BIOENERGY
THE PROCESS AND PRACTICES OF SUCCESSFUL RENEWABLE POWER PROJECT DEVELOPMENT—LESSONS FROM THE FRONTIER MARKETS
      Jafer Hasnain, president Sea Spire Advisors LLC
CONCLUDING COMMENTS Q&A
There is no registration fee, but registration is required. To register, send your business card to: CAPRC  lepinske@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 708-246-5556          DONATIONS ARE WELCOME

Wednesday April 1, 2020 Silk Road Conference
AGENDA
08:00 REGISTRATION/NETWORKING BREAKFAST (sponsorship needed)
EXHIBITS OPEN
09:00 OPENING REMARKS OFFICIAL WELCOME TO ILLINOIS
           Laura-Ortega-Lamela
09:15 CENTRAL ASIA-AN OVERVIEW
09:30 THE SCOPE AND CHALLENGES OF CENTRAL ASIAN MARKETING
           Central Asian Business Environment
10:15 BREAK
10:30 RESEARCHING THE MARKETS
11:00 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
           Cultural Dynamics
           Business Customs and Practices
           Geography
11:45 UNDERSTANDING THE LEGAL ASPECTS
           Understanding The Political Environment
           Moderator: Representative Delaney Law
12:15 LUNCH Keynote Speaker
13:15 EMERGING MARKETS
13:30 DEVELOPING CENTRAL ASIAN MARKETING STRATEGIES
           Planning
           Promotion
           Pricing
14:15 DEVELOPING A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
15:00 FINANCIAL ASPECTS:
15:30 Pakistan Consul General
15:45 Turkish Consul General
16:00 CENTRAL ASIAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE
           American Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce-Son
           U.S.Kazakhstan Business Association
16:50 CONCLUDING REMARKS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated as of May 27, 2019 Michael Alexander Krzyston