Congressional Breakfast 

April 30, 2014 - 7:30 – 9:00 am

Congressional Breakfast @ Grand Ballroom

“US – Azerbaijan Strategic Partnership 

and Cooperation in Caspian Basin” 

 

 

 

MORNING SESSIONS - APRIL 30, 2014 

SESSION I @ WILLARD ROOM 9:15 – 10:45 am

 "Azerbaijan: Trusted Friend at the Critical Global Crossroads"

Moderator:  George Friedman, Chairman & Founder, Stratfor 

Keynote Speaker :  Charlie Dent, Congressman, PA

 

 

 

Speakers:

  • Richard Weitz, Director & Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute 
  • Samad Seyidov, MP, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign & Inter-parliamentary Relations 
  • George Friedman, Chairman & Founder, Stratfor
  • Richard L. Morningstar, United States Ambassador to Azerbaijan
  • Ariel Cohen, Senior Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation
  • Duncan McNabb, General (Ret.), Commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill
  • Temuri Yakobashvili, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Evelyn Farkas, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense,Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia

SESSION II @ WILLARD ROOM 11:00 – 12:30 pm

 

“Azerbaijan-Growing Economy: Energy and Beyond”

Moderator: Joshua Walker, Transatlantic Fellow, GMFUS

 

  

 

Speakers:

  • Julia Nesheiwat, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Implementation, Bureau of Energy Resources
  • Jonathan Elkind, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of International Affairs, US Department of Energy
  • Bryan M Lopp, Director, International Operations and Policy, Government Operations, The Boeing Company
  • Inam Karimov, Chairman of State Agency for Public Services and Social Innovations (ASAN) under President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Nargiz Nasrullayeva-Muduroglu, Executive Director, AmCham Azerbaijan

CONGRESSIONAL LUNCHEON  

APRIL 30, 2014 - 12:30 - 2:00 P.M.

  

CONGRESSIONAL LUNCHEON @ GRAND BALLROOM

US -Azerbaijan Partnership on Energy, Trade and Development” 

 

 

 

 AFTERNOON SESSIONS 

SESSION III @ WILLARD ROOM 2:15 – 3:45 PM

"Developing the Nation’s Human Capital”

Moderator: Michael Rubin, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

 

 

 

 

Speakers:

  • Michael Rubin, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
  • Brenda Shaffer, Professor, Center for Eurasian, Russian and Eastern European Studies (CERES), Georgetown University
  • Dan Burton, Former US House of Representative, IN
  • Andrew C. Hess, Professor of Diplomacy and Director of the Southwest-Central Asia and Islamic Civilization Program, the Fletcher School
  • Sevinj Fataliyeva, MP, National Assembly of Azerbaijan
  • Susan Sadigova, Executive Director, United States-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce

 SESSION IV @ WILLARD ROOM 4:00 – 5:30 PM

"Strengthening dialogue; Promoting Tolerance”

Moderator: Alex Vatanka, Senior Analyst, Middle East Institute

 

 

 

 

Speakers:

  • Alex Vatanka, Senior Analyst, Middle East Institute
  • Allahshukur Pasha-zada, Sheikh ul-Islam and Grand Mufti of the Caucasus
  • Mark Levin, Executive Director of NCSJ 
  • Jason Katz, Director, Tool Shed Group,
  • Svante Cornell, Research Director, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program
  • Asim Mollazada, MP, Chairman of the Democratic Reforms Party, Azerbaijan

Remarks by

  • Alexander Isheyin, Archbishop, Baku-Azerbaijani Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church
  • Vladimir Fekete, Head of Catholic Community, Prefecture Apostolic of Azerbaijan
  • Milikh Yevdayev, Head of Jewish Community, Mountain Jews Religious Community

GALA AND DINNER - APRIL 30, 2014

 

GALA & DINNER @ GRAND BALLROOM 

6:00 — 9:00 PM

 

 

 

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