2019 U.S.-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum

The American- Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce is hosting thei 2019 U.S.- Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. The 2019 U.S.-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum is to raise awareness of the U.S. companies’ business undertakings and inspire stronger trade and investment cooperation.

Draft Agenda

8.00 AM: Breakfast and Networking

8.30 AM: Greetings from the Event Host

Andrew Gelfuso, Vice President

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

World Trade Center, Washington, DC

8.40 AM: Opening Remarks by The American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce

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

8.50 AM: Welcome Remarks by the Mayor of Washington, D.C.

Mayor Muriel Bowser (invited)

9.00 AM: Keynote Remarks by the Government of the United States of America

Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce (invited)

9.10 AM: Official Statement by the Government of Uzbekistan

Elyor Ganiev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan

9.20 AM:Update on Uzbekistan: An Insider's Views

AUCC Chairperson Carolyn Lamm's Conversation with Senator Sodiq Safoev, First Deputy Chairman of the Senate Republic of Uzbekistan

9.40 AM: Signing Ceremony

9.50 AM: Coffee-Break

10.00 - 11.00 AM: Panel I

Focus on Central Asian Trade and Investment Cooperation

11.00 - 12.00 PM: Panel II

Public Private Partnership & Privatization of State-owned Enterprises

12.00 - 1.00 PM: Panel III

Conditions for Successful Investment and Growth: Government Policy, Business Development and Financial Instruments

1.00 PM: Networking

1.30 - 2.45 PM: AUCC-hosted Lunch

Keynote Speaker to be announced

2.45 - 5.00 PM: B2B and B2G Meetings

6.30 - 8.30 PM: Reception hosted by AUCC