BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Informed Beyond Consulting//NONSGML v1.0//EN VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Informed Beyond Consulting X-ORIGINAL-URL:http://informedbeyond.com X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Informed Beyond Consulting X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/New_York BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20110203T100000 DTEND:20110203T100000 DTSTAMP:20180222T082018 CREATED:20101201T144142 LAST-MODIFIED:20101201T152558 UID:300@http://informedbeyond.com SUMMARY:Turkey and Beyond DESCRIPTION:February 3, 2011: Week One (1) of the “TURKEY AND BEYOND” course will concentrate on Turkey as a Christian entity before it became an Islamic country.  The first session of the course will focus on Turkey when its largest city, Istanbul was called Constantinople. This session will also examine the Era of the Sultans when Turkey went from being a Christian nation to an Islamic nation.  The rise and fall of the Turkish Sultans and their dynasties will also be discussed.  The session will focus on the Period of the Ottoman Empire during Turkey’s history and the role and influence the Ottoman Empire played in world history.  Bursa, the capital of the Ottoman Empire will be discussed and its role during the Ottoman Empire Period. LOCATION:1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, MD, United States, 21679 URL:http://informedbeyond.com/2010/12/turkey-and-beyond/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20101011 DTEND:20101012 DTSTAMP:20180222T082018 CREATED:20100826T181956 LAST-MODIFIED:20100907T121330 UID:82@http://informedbeyond.com SUMMARY:The Emergence of the BRIC Group - Week 1 DESCRIPTION:The first phase of Week One (1) of “The Emergence of the BRIC Group” course will examine ‘What is BRIC’ and how it is defined as a group and the political and economic dynamics. The course will also focus on the BRIC Group’s importance to the world economy, as well as the group’s economic profile. The second phase of the course will address BRIC and its objectives and purpose off BRIC’s first and second summit meetings in Russia and Brazil. LOCATION:1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, MD, United States, 21679 URL:http://informedbeyond.com/2010/08/the-emergence-of-the-bric-group/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20101018 DTEND:20101019 DTSTAMP:20180222T082018 CREATED:20100825T175130 LAST-MODIFIED:20100907T121337 UID:145@http://informedbeyond.com SUMMARY:The Emergence of the BRIC Group - Week 2 DESCRIPTION:The first phase of Week Two (2) of the course will address BRIC and Its Relationship with the IMF and the World Bank. During this phase, the course will highlight BRIC’s increasing economic power as emerging net creditor nations to the IMF. The second phase of the course will examine BRIC demographics such as income, consumer demand and consumption, labor force population, public health and education, BRIC internet/mobile usage, wealth, and OECD predictions and forecasts. LOCATION:1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, MD, United States, 21679 URL:http://informedbeyond.com/2010/08/the-emergence-of-the-bric-group-2/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20101025 DTEND:20101026 DTSTAMP:20180222T082018 CREATED:20100825T165311 LAST-MODIFIED:20100907T114908 UID:147@http://informedbeyond.com SUMMARY:The Emergence of the BRIC Group - Week 3 DESCRIPTION:The first phase of Week Three (3) will address the ‘Challenges and Opportunities for global investors investing in BRIC nations such as in the auto manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and smart grid industries. During the second phase of the third week, BRIC Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) outflows will be examined such as: Chinese Investment in Canada’s sand dunes China’s Trade and Investment in Africa China’s Investment Presence in Latin America China-EU Trade and Investment China and the Caspian Sea Oil China and Russia’s Real Estate Investments in the US LOCATION:1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, MD, United States, 21679 URL:http://informedbeyond.com/2010/08/the-emergence-of-the-bric-group-3/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR