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Updated Agenda (Tentative): 2018 US-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum - October 23, 2018 in Uzbekistan

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20 September 2018

8.30 am - 6.00 pm

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Uzbekistan

 

Platinum Sponsors

 

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Gold Sponsors

 

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Please join us at the 2018 U.S.-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum in Uzbekistan, which is a signature event by the AUCC member-companies.  Participating companies should plan to arrive in Tashkent on Sunday, October 21, 2018 and depart from Tashkent in the morning of Thursday, October 25, 2018 (see tentative agenda). 

 

The AUCC delegation to Uzbekistan will be led by the chamber's Chairperson Carolyn B. Lamm and President Steven T. Nadherny.  

 

AUCC is a private, non-governmental, 501 (c)(6) trade association that was established in 1993 in Washington, DC. This year, AUCC is celebrating its' 25th anniversary.  The chamber is the oldest business group in the US and the Republic of Uzbekistan that exclusively represents commercial interests of the US corporations before the governments of our two countries.

 

Agenda (tentative)

 

MONDAY, October 22, 2018

1.00 - 3.30 PM

1:1 Meetings between AUCC Members and their Uzbek Partners

3.30 PM

Depart for AUCC Private Meeting

4.00 - 5.30 PM

AUCC Private Meeting

6.30 PM

AUCC Members' Private Dinners with Uzbek Partners

(to be arranged by AUCC members individually)

TUESDAY, October 23, 2018

2018 US-UZBEKISTAN BUSINESS FORUM 

8.30 AM 

Breakfast and Registration

Location tbc

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

9.00 - 9.15 AM

Welcome Statement by the Government of Uzbekistan

  • Sukhrob Kholmuradov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the State Committee for Investments, State Committee for Investments

9.15 - 9.30 AM

Official Remarks by The American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce

  • Carolyn Lamm, Senior Partner, Co-Chair International Disputes Americas, White & Case LLP

9.30 - 9.45 AM

Official Remarks by the Government of the United States of America

9.45 - 10.15 AM

Procurement and Financing: Rules and Requirements

  • Yorkinjon Alimov, Procurement Officer, ADB Uzbekistan Resident Mission (confirmed)

10.15 - 10.45 AM

Why Uzbekistan: Views by U.S. Manufacturers and Investors

Panelists:

  • Alkis Vryenios Drakinos, EBRD Head of Uzbekistan, EBRD (confirmed)
  • Evguenia Stoichkova, Business Unit President, Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia, The Coca-Cola Company (confirmed)

10.45 - 11.00 AM

Coffee-Break

11.00 - 11.30 AM

How Uzbekistan Can Tackle Global Challenges and Develop New Approaches

  • Tara Blake, Director, International Project Finance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (confirmed)
  • Bobir Gafurov, Senior Private Sector Development Officer, ADB Uzbekistan Resident Mission (confirmed)

11.30 - 12.00 PM

Transparency and Compliance: Role of FCPA, Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Efforts in Attracting U.S. Companies to Uzbekistan

12.00 - 1.30 PM

Signing Ceremony and AUCC-hosted Lunch

1.30 - 6.00 PM

1:1 Meetings between AUCC Members and their Uzbek Partners

7.00 - 8.30 PM

Reception on behalf of the Government of Uzbekistan

 

List of participants
U.S.-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum
(subject to change)

(October 23, 2018, Tashkent)

 

1.     

S.Kholmuradov

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Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the State Committee for Investments

2.     

Dj.Khodzhayev

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Minister of Foreign Trade

3.     

A.Shadmanov

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Minister of Health

4.     

B.Yusupov

-

Minister of Agriculture

5.     

Sh.Sadikov

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Minister for Development of Information Technologies and Communications

6.     

M.Saliev

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Minister of Housing and Communal Services

7.     

I.Majidov

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Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education

8.     

Sh.Shermatov

-

Minister of Public Education

9.     

Sh.Kudbiev

-

Minister of Employment and Labor Relations

10. 

B.Asadov

-

First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

11. 

M.Mirzaev

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First Deputy Minister of Economy

12. 

A.Khaydarov

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First Deputy Minister of Finance

13. 

N.Juraev

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First Deputy Minister of Justice

14. 

B.Umarov

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Chairman of the State Committee for the Development of Tourism

15. 

B.Islamov

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Chairman of the State Committee for Geology and Mineral Resources

16. 

A.Abduvaliev

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Chairman of the State Committee for Roads

17. 

L.Kudratov

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First Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Investments

18. 

A.Ikramov

-

Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry

19. 

U.Mustafoev

-

Chairman of the «Uzbekenegro» JSC

20. 

A.Sanginov

-

Chairman of the «Uzhydroenergo» JSC

21. 

M.Karimov

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Chairman of the «Uzagrotehsanoatholding» JSC

22. 

A.Maksudov

 

Chairman of the «Uzpahtasanoat» JSC

23. 

Sh.Umurzakov

-

Chairman of the «Uzavtosanoat» JSC

24. 

A.Abdullaev

-

Chairman of the «Uzeltehsanoat» JSC

25. 

A.Abdullaev

-

Chairman of the « Uzkimyosanoat» JSC

26. 

U.Saidov

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First Deputy Chairman ofthe «Uzbekneftegaz» JSC

27. 

B.Khakimov

-

General Director of the «Uzbekiston Havo Yullari» NAC

28. 

A.Kurbanov

-

General Director of the Agency «Uzstandart»

29. 

A.Abdullaev

-

Director of the Agency for the Development of the Pharmaceutical Industry

30. 

I.Khaidarov

-

Chairman of the Association «Uztekstilprom»

31. 

S.Umurzakov

-

Chairman of the Association «Uzcharmsanoat»

32. 

D.Samatov

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Chairman of the Association «Uzbekzargarsanoat»

33. 

R.Azimov

-

Chairman of the «Dori-Darmon» JSC

34. 

A.Khursanov

-

Chairman of the «Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Company» JSC

35. 

F.Pulatov

-

Chairman of the «Uzdonmahsulot» JSC

36. 

A.Mirsoatov

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Chairman of the National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity

37. 

K.Mullajanov

-

Chairman of the «Asaka» JSCB

38. 

A.Voitov

-

Chairman of the «Uzpromstroybank» JSCB

39. 

P.Mamatkulov

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Chairman of the «Agrobank» JSCB

40. 

A.Salimov

-

Deputy Chairman of the «Uzbekoziqovqatholding» HC

41. 

Z.Murotov

-

Deputy General Director of the «NEC» JSC

 

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:

Registration deadline is Friday, September 21, 2018.  Please contact AUCC for the Application Form.   

 

SPONSORSHIP, VISA, HOTEL AND TRANSPORTATION IN TASHKENT: 

Please contact AUCC at info@aucconline.com for the Application Form.  This form is not required if you are based in Uzbekistan.  

 

APPLICATION FEE: 

Free for AUCC members (will be verified) and US Government representatives.  

$1,000 per person for all other guests and participants.  The fee is non-refundable. 

Please follow the link above to make a payment and register for the event.