SIXTH ANNUAL SILK ROAD CONFERENCE – JULY 20, 2011
SIXTH ANNUAL SILK ROAD CONFERENCE JULY 20, 2011
CHICAGO, IL—With the continuing annual theme of “Global Energy Security”, the “Sixth Annual Silk Road Conference” is returning to Chicago on Wednesday, July 20, 2011.
The annual successful event will be held at the conference facilities of Kent School of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 565 W. Adams St.
Focus will be on business growth resulting from expanding energy economies . The morning sessions will be presented by diplomats from countries located along the historic Silk Road, which has changed dramatically in the last decade from camel trade routes to expanding highways, railways, gas and oil pipelines, and airports.
Confirmed countries include: Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, and Romania (Nabucco pipeline).
The afternoon sessions will be presented by foreign business executives, representatives from foreign chambers of commerce, and academicians from prominent institutions. The sessions will be highlighted by discussions focusing on timely financial and legal aspects of doing business in this region, including China.
Table top exhibits will be open from registration at 8 AM, throughout the day, until 5 PM. Registration fees are:
- members of the four sponsoring organizations, $35.00;
- non-members, $45.00; and
- students, $20.00.
Sponsoring organizations are the Central Asia Productivity Research Center, which held the original Silk Road Conferences in Turkey and Azerbaijan; the Turkish American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the World Trade Center-Illinois; and Northern Illinois University’s prominent College of Business.