Wednesday, March 11, 2020 NGOs AND PUBLIC POLICY
Presented by: Central Asian Productivity Research Center
Ron Melka, executive director for Lyons Township (Illinois) and a CAPRC associate professional, (right) is seen , stressing concepts during a training session for representatives from Kazakhstan at World Chicago, Chicago. The Central Asian Productivity Research Center’s Education and Training Committee, conducts an average of ten sessions per year for visitors from Central Asia.
Professor Melka is an adjunct professor of public policy at Illinois Institute of Technology
9:30am OPENING REMARKS
Nina Wilson Program Associate, World Chicago
Professor Harry Lepinske, Chairman
Central Asian Productivity Research Center
Alex Nisengolts, attorney-at-law
Alex is an attorney at- law in Illinois, and a Russian-speaking
professional with strong legal experience with Kazakhstan
GOVERNMENT, NGOS AND PUBLIC POLICY
Ronald Melka, MPA, executive director
Lyons Township Mental Health Commission
Ron is directly involved in working with government at
all levels and setting policies for workable programs with NGOs.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND PUBLIC POLICY
Jim is president of his own consulting firm, but has been
Executive director for the Portland Cement Association (PCA)
President of the Precast/Prestressed Cement Institute (PCI)
Executive vice president of the American Nuclear Society
January 24, 2020 CENTRAL ASIAN PRODUCTIVITY RESEARCH CENTER
Q1 BUSINESS MEETING
January 17, 2020 SUCCESSFUL OFFSHORE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS
Prominent representatives from business and academia gave timely presentations focusing on successful offshore renewable energy projects in which they are involved during the Central Asian Productivity Research Center’s annual Energy Seminar Friday, January 17.
It was hosted by the Consul General of Turkey Ayse Selcan Sanli, at the consulate conference room in Chicago.
This working relationship has produced the annual seminar for more than a decade.Prior to this alliance, the host organization, the International Press Club of Chicago, began its support in 2001.
Professor Ozgur Arslan-Ayaydin, finance professor, at the University of Illinois-Chicago, known for her research and writings in the field of the financial aspects of energy, is seen
Explaining “Blockchain As A Technology Backbone For An Open Market” .She also is chairman of the CARC’s energy committee.
F. Lee Simmons, CTO/Head of Global Technology Department of Bioenergy Corporation, a Kaltija Company, Chicago, discussed “ Novel Waste Conversion Methods Providing Sustainable Non-Combustible Energy Generation For Urban Environments”.
Alex Mathew, chief operating officer, Biomass Energy Systems, Inc. was unable to attend. But is available to chat upon request, regarding his proposed topic, Reuse, Recycling and Conversion of Plastic Contaminated Food Waste To Products.”
Professor Harry Lepinske (right), CAPRC chairman, welcoming Ms. Katarzyna Szszot, a CAPRC regional coordinator in Poland, to the CAPRC Annual Energy Seminar held at the conference center of the consulate of the Turkish Republic on January 17.
Katarzyna Szszot, formerly worked with Poland’s Minster of Entrepreneurship and Technology, now is associated with the University of Economics and innovation, in Lublin, Poland. She serves on the CAPRC’s Entrepreneurship and Education and Training Committees
January 2020 CITY OF ROCKFORD HONORS CAPRC BOARD MEMBER
The City of Rockford’s Mayor Tom McNamara (right) is seen presenting the “Key to the City” to Shahid Naseer, a CAPRC board member and entrepreneurs, for his outstanding achievement in the city. His wife, Dr. Aliza Naseer joined him for this outstanding ceremony.
A retired merchant sea captain, he now operates a successful export company in Rockford, and serves as co-chairman for the CAPRC’s maritime committee.
November 28, 2005 The 1st New Silk Road Conference