Trans-Caspian Forum

18
May
Friday
8:30AM
5:00PM
1 day
18
May
Friday
8:30AM
5:00PM
1 day

Location

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062

The Chamber’s Eurasia Business Platform is hosting the Trans-Caspian Forum, to be convened in cooperation with the Caspian Policy Center of Washington, D.C., on May 18th at 8:30 a.m. at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This forum brings together officials and businesses from the trans-Caspian region at the ministerial level for panel discussions with the private sector. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss business, trade, and investment in Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.  

This forum brings together officials and businesses from the trans-Caspian region at the ministerial level for panel discussions with the private sector. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss business, trade, and investment in Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.  

Webcast

This webcast is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m.

Agenda

Trans-Caspian Forum

Feautured Participants:

Hamidullah Mohib, Ambassador of Afghanistan

Elin Suleymanov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan

David Bakradze, Ambassador of Georgia

Erzhan Kazykhanov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan

Serdar Kilic, Ambassador of Turkey

Meret Orazov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan

Jovlan Vakhabov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan

Elmir Valizade, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communication, Azerbaijan

Genadi Arveladze, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Georgia

Kairbek Uskenbayev, Deputy Minister of Investment, Kazakhstan

Fatih Metin, Deputy Minister of Economy, Turkey 

Dr. Muhammad Qayoumi, Chief Advisor to the President of Afghanistan

 

8:30 – 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast

9:05 – 9:45 am Keynote Statements

9:45 – 11:15 am Panel A: The Trans Caspian Region and the US: Emerging Partnership Through Trade and Commerce

11:30  – 1:00 pm Panel B: Linking Trans Caspian via Infrastructure Development: Air, Rail, Sea

1:00 – 1:45 pm Lunch

2:00 – 3:20 pm Panel C: Trans Caspian as a Global Hub for Energy Supply and Security

3:50 – 4:50  pm Panel D: Connectivity: Regional Transformation: Innovation and Technology Hub

4:50 –5:10 pm Closing Remarks