• 08:30 – 09:00 am        Breakfast, Networking and Registration
  • 09:00 – 09:10 am        Opening Remarks:
  • Caspian Policy Center and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • 09:10 – 09:45 am        Keynote Statements:
  • The U.S. Secretary of Commerce (TBC)
  • Ambassador of Afghanistan
  • Ambassador of Azerbaijan
  • Ambassador of Georgia
  • Ambassador of Kazakhstan
  • Ambassador of Turkey
  • Ambassador of Turkmenistan
  • Ambassador of Uzbekistan
  • 09:45 – 11:15 am        Panel A: The Caspian region and the US: Emerging Partnership Through Trade and Commerce
  • Moderator: Ambassador Richard Hoagland, Board Member, Caspian Policy Center
  • Panelists: Senior Official, The White House
  • Dr. Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi, the Chief Advisor for the President of Afghanistan
  • Deputy Minister of Economy, Azerbaijan
  • First Deputy Minister of Infrastructure, Georgia
  • Deputy Minister of Investment, Kazakhstan
  • Fatih Metin, Deputy Minister of Economy, Turkey
  • 11:15 – 11:30 am        Coffee Break
  • 11:30 – 01:00 pm        Panel B: Linking Trans Caspian via Infrastructure Development: Air, Rail, Sea. Private Sector developments in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia.
  • 01:00 – 02:00 pm        Luncheon, Keynote Address by OPIC acheter cialis en toute securite Director (TBC)
  • 02:00 – 03:20 pm        Panel C: Trans Caspian as a Global Hub for Energy Supply and Security
  • Moderator: Sandra Oudkirk, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of State (TBC)
  • Panelists:
  • Vice President, BP
  • Vice President, SOCAR
  • Representatives of energy companies and ministries from the trans-Caspian region Representatives from the U.S. energy companies
  • 03:20 – 03:35 pm        Coffee Break
  • 03:35 – 04:50 pm        Panel D: Connectivity: Regional Transformation: Innovation and Technology Hub
  • Moderator: Bret Bruen, Director of Global Engagement, The White House
  • Panelists: Representatives from Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Georgia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
  • 04:50 – 05:10 pm         Closing Remarks
  • 06:00 – 08:00 pm         Gala Dinner Reception

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