Industrial and Innovation Strategy: 
New Business Opportunities

A Conference in Washington, DC
April 27, 2004

Hosted by

The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

and the

U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Association


Full Corporate Sponsors

Access Industries Inc. – AES Corporation – ChevronTexaco Corporation

Exxon Mobil Corporation – RWE Nukem Inc.

Other Corporate Sponsors

Halliburton Company – Parker Drilling Company

Supporting Organizations

American Chamber of Commerce in Kazakhstan
BISNIS – Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency – Middle East Institute
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

(As of March 19, 2004)

A.M. Plenary Session:

Robert PARKER, Sr. – Chairman, Parker Drilling Company
Senator Conrad BURNS – United States Senate
Jeffrey CROW – Chairman, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
H. E. Adilbek DZHAKSYBEKOV – Kazakhstan Minister of Industry & Trade
The Honorable Richard ARMITAGE – U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

Plenary Panel I:
M. W. SCOGGINS – Executive Vice President, ExxonMobil (Moderator)
H. E. Vladimir SHKOLNIK – Kazakhstan Minister of Energy
The Honorable Kyle MCSLARROW – U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy
Ambassador Steven MANN – U.S. Caspian Basin Energy Diplomacy Advisor

Plenary Panel II:
The Honorable April FOLEY – Vice Chair, U.S. Ex-Im Bank (Moderator)*
H. E. Kairat KELIMBETOV – Kazakhstan Minister of Economy & Budget
Daniel WITT – President, International Tax and Investment Center
Len BLAVATNIK – President, Access Industries, Inc.
Paul HANRAHAN – CEO, AES Corporation
Tim SCHWEIKERT – General Manager, GE-Rail, General Electric Company
Peter ROBERTSON – Vice Chairman, ChevronTexaco *

Luncheon Session:

H. E. Grigori MARCHENKO – Kazakhstan First Deputy Prime Minister
The Honorable DONALD EVANS – U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Representative Joe BARTON – U.S. House of Representatives *

P.M. Discussion Groups on Funding (A), Technology (B), and Energy (C) with Key
Kazakhstan Officials:

A –   Moderated by Vice Chair April FOLEY, Ex-Im Bank *
Kazakhstan Development Bank President K. SHALGINBAYEV
National Investment Fund Chairman Z. KAKIMZHANOV
National Innovation Fund Chairman A. DUNAYEV
State Insurance Corporation Chairman A. SMAGULOV

B  – Moderated by Under Secretary Phillip BOND, Commerce Department *
Kazakhtelecom President A. BEKTASOV
Kazakhstan Temir Zholy President E. ATAMKULOV

C – Moderated by Under Secretary Robert CARD, Energy Department *
KazMunaiGas President Uzakbay KARABALIN
Kazatomprom President M. ZHAKISHEV
* Invited (Confirmation Pending)


A. Participant Information:
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B. Choose Conference Plans:

1. Attend Luncheon   ____ Yes    ____ No

2. Afternoon Discussion Group ____ A (Funding)  ____ B (Technology)   ____ C (Energy)

C. Submit Conference Fee: $395 (by check only) payable to USKBA in advance

Registration and payment deadline:  Friday, April 16, 2004
Includes AM Plenary Sessions, Luncheon, PM Discussion Groups and Closing Plenary
Sponsoring Companies receive up to three free corporate passes
U.S. and Kazakhstan Government Officials gratis

D. Please answer these brief survey questions:

1)How did you first learn about USKBA? (please use back of form if necessary)

2)Have you ever received an invitation to a USKBA-sponsored event?  ____ Yes  ____ No

3)Are you aware of the benefits of USKBA membership?  ____ Yes  ____ No
For membership details, please see the Membership Section of www.uskba.net.

E. Upon completion, please send your registration form and payment to:

USKBA, Attn: Patrick Hussey, 1200 G Street, NW, Suite 826, Washington, DC 20005

Questions?  E-mail Patrick.Hussey@uskba.net or call 202-434-8748