2012

SILK ROAD CONFERENCE 2012

Prof. Mehmet Baha Karan, Vice-President, Center for Energy and Value Issues; Chair,
School of Business Administration, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
CONCLUDING REMARKS
PLENARY SESSION:
OPENING REMARKS
Prof. Harry Lepinske, Chairman, Central Asian Productivity Research Center
INTRODUCTION AND RECOGNITION OF VISITING FOREIGN DELEGATIONS
Keynote Speaker: “A Journalists View of New Central Asian Energy Resources”
Kerim Balci, Journalist and Chief Editor “Turkish Review” (invited)
“How Can Central Asian Countries Become Emerging Markets?”
Dr. Martin C. Spechler, Professor of Economics, Indiana University Bloomington,
Indiana
PANEL DISCUSSION: “Corporate Governance Best Practices from Beijing to
Istanbul”
Moderator: Michael Muth
International Business Consultant, Educator, Writer/Editor of the Global American
Technology Alliances blog, newsletters, e-books and podcasts.
Dr. Dolores Rinke, Expert in Corporate Governance and Forensic Accountancy; Professor of Accountancy, Purdue University Calumet, School of Management; and Lecturer at Eurasian Institutions.
Professor Angela Crossin, Practicing Attorney at Crossin Law Offices LLC; Lecturer, Purdue University Calumet School of Management; and a Certified Fraud Specialist with the Association of Certified Fraud Specialists.
Thomas Myers, International specialist in forensic accounting and litigation, T.A. Myers & Co., Arvada, Colorado
PANEL DISCUSSION: “Financial Aspects in Energy”
Moderator: Dean A. Ennes President, Ennes International Financing for International Trade and Investment, and Senior Vice-President, International Trade Association of Greater Chicago “The Dynamics of Crude Oil Markets”
Professor Ozgur Arslan-Ayaydin, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey and University of Illinois-Chicago
“The Status of Turkey’s Energy Sector”
Professor Ozlem Ozkanli, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
“Challenges of Privatization and Economic Development”
Professor Harry Lepinske, Chairman, Central Asian Productivity Research Center
Concluding Remarks
Networking Session and One-on-one meetings
Diplomatic Reception (by invitation only)
Hosted by the Consul General, Republic of Turkey
TUESDAY, May 15, 2012
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Conference Center, Chicago Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
565 West Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611
7:30am Exhibit set-up
8:00am Registration and Networking Reception
COUNTRY SESSIONS
9:00am
9:15am
OPENING REMARKS
Prof. Harry Lepinske, Chairman, Central Asian Productivity Research Center
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Alessandro Pio, Resident Director General of the North American Representative
Office, Asian Development Bank
9:45am Azerbaijan Delegation
“The quest for diversification of energy and transportation routes in
Eurasia: the role of Azerbaijan”
Dr. Nargiz Gurbanova, Deputy Chief of Mission and Economic Counselor
Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Washington, D.C.
“A Woman’s Entrepreneurial Efforts in Azerbaijan”
Ms. Ursula McLoughlin, President, Corona Hospitality Inc. Tucson,
Arizona
10:15am China Delegation
Moderator: Roger Noback, President, U.S.-China Friendship Association
“Overview-Financial and Economic Aspects”
Prof. Rasoul Rezvanian, Chair, Department of Accounting, Business Law,
& Finance and Professor of Banking and Finance, Northeastern Illinois
University, Chicago
“Entrepreneurship in China”
Thomas A. Myers, CPA, Founder and President, T.A.Myers & Co., Denver,
CO, and Consultant to the International Institute for Sustainable
Development (a Swiss think tank)
“Doing Business in a China Economic Zone”
Jianning Li, Chief Representative Tianjin Economic Technological
Development Area
11:15am COFFEE BREAK
11:30am Kazakhstan Delegation
TBA
12:00pm Pakistan Delegation
“Pakistan: Geoeconomic Potential for the Region”
Asad Hayauddin, Ph.D., Trade & Commerce Consul, Consulate General of
Pakistan
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK: Central Asian Gourmet Buffett
10th Floor Event Room, Chicago Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
565 West Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611
Only Paid Attendees.
2:00pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
“Turkic Council and Developments After the Almaty Summit”
Ambassador Halil Akinci
Secretary General, Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States
2:30pm Russia Delegation
Tolib Tolibov , Owner/President, SKAY RUSS Inc. Moscow, Russia
2:50pm Tajikistan Delegation
Pulod Amirbekov, Director, Promotion LLC. Dushanbe, Tajikistan
3:10pm Turkey Delegation
Moderator: Prof. Mehmet Baha Karan, VP, Center for Energy and Value
Issues and Chair, School of Business Administration, Hacettepe University,
Ankara, Turkey
Panel:
Haktan Akin, Deputy Secretary General, Istanbul Chamber of Industry
Murat Akyuz, Board Member, Turkish Exporters Assembly-Istanbul &
Istanbul Metals and Minerals Exporters Association
TBD, The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey /
Foreign Economic Relations Board
4:10pm Uzbekistan Delegation
Panel Discussion: TBA
4:55pm Concluding Remarks
Prof. Paul Prabhaker, Associate Dean, College of Business, NIU
4:10pm Networking Session and One-on-one meetings

 

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CAPRC PRESENTS “SILK ROAD” CERTIFICATES OF ACHIEVEMENT
November 7, 2012

Professor Harry C. Lepinske, CAPRC chairman, is
seen on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 presenting
certificates of completion to those who attended a
CAPRC sponsored discussion session focusing on
“Understanding The Silk Road”.
The morning long session was designed for a group of retired educators and other professionals, and was held at Grand Avenue School, a former school now serving as a community center, in Western Springs, Illinois.
The CAPRC presents a series of events focusing on the Silk Road region at educational institutions, various organizations, and government entities. It organized some 15-20 events annually, including the Annual Silk Road Conferences.

 

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