Pre-Conference Activities

Participation for these activities is limited to pre-registered     9th Annual Silk Road Conference attendees only.


All visitors must present their passports or other official       identification prior to entering security areas.


Thursday May 15, 2014


08:45  Register at the security desk of the Chicago                          Board of Trade, the world’s largest                                       commodities trading center.  Located at the                          intersection of Jackson Blvd and LaSalle St.


09:00  Orientation and Video

           Coordinator Yuri Hoffman


09:30  Group 1 Depart for DeVry University to attend                        Entrepreneurship Seminar.


           Group 2 Depart for the Federal Reserve Bank.


10:00  Group 1        Entrepreneurship Seminar

           Coordinator Dr. Jamaluddin Husain Ph.D.

           Purdue University Calumet Hammond, Indiana


           Panelist         Natiq Bakhishov, Trade Consul

                                 Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan

           Panelist         Eishan Baloghlanov U.S. Representative

                                 AZPROMO Bethesda, Maryland

           Panelist         Basrad Pashayev Entrepreneur

                                 Baku, Azerbaijan


           Group 2        Orientation and visit to the FRB museum


12:00  LUNCH (On Your Own)


13:00  Seminar        Quality Management

           Presenter       Dr. John Kalaras Ph.D

                                 Quality Training Institute, Inc.

                                 Chicago, Illinois


15:00  All Activities End.


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(Silk Road Week)

8 March 2014