TASSA-TUSIAD Regional Meeting in Boston (June 20)

We would like to invite our active members to the first TASSA-TUSIAD Regional Meeting to be held in Boston this Tuesday, June 20th.

This event will bring the scientists and scholars in the region together with the applied research and business teams from various prominent companies. The TUSIAD delegation from Turkey is visiting various cities in the United States under a new initiative entitled "Discover Corporate America" aimed mainly at exposing their members to activities related to innovation and R&D in the US private sector.

At this regional meeting, TASSA members will meet with and hear from the TUSIAD delegation, and develop connections and network with their colleagues from various other companies. TASSA will act as a facilitator to provide a medium for the exchange of ideas and transfer of knowledge to turn scientific innovations into valuable products for society.

The details for this exciting regional meeting are as follows:

Time: Reception, 6:00 -7:00 PM, light refreshments will be served. Brief presentation by TASSA followed by discussion session with meeting attendees, 7:00-8:00 PM.

Place: The New Research Building at Harvard Medical School ( http://www.theconfcenter.hms.harvard.edu)

Address: 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Harvard Medical School Quadrangle, Boston, MA.

TUSIAD Delegation: Mr. Halil Ataman, Atac Construction and Industry, Anteks Textile Factory, Turkey Mr. Esfak Tuzun, Strategic Planning Coordinator, Koc Holding, Turkey Mr. Azmi Yarimkaya, Human Resources Director, Eczacibasi Holding, Ipek Kagit, Turkey Ms. Aylin Corman, Director, Garanti Investment & Brokerage, Turkey Ms. Gunes Tavmen, TUSIAD Headquarters, Istanbul, Turkey Ms. Allison Block, Program Officer, TUSIAD-US, Washington, DC

Important notes: * If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Cem Elbi at cem.elbi@gmail.com before June 18, COB. ** Since space is limited, the event will be mainly open to our paid active members. If you have not yet paid your dues, please consider becoming an active member and supporting TASSA activities. If you are not an active member, but still would like to join the meeting, please contact Cem Elbi at cem.elbi@gmail.com.

We are looking forward to an exciting and fruitful meeting with your participation.