Demand for eBSI experts to deliver seminars and attend conferences around the world
Demand for eBSI experts to deliver seminars and attend conferences around the world has grown dramatically despite financial crisis. Here is a brief overview of some of our more notable appearances since last issue!
The IFC organised a planning and feedback session with its consultants on 20 January 2012 in Dubai, UAE at which eBSI was well represented with Thomas Smith and Carlos Bacigalupe attending. eBSI also updated the delegates on the progress of the Finance of International Trade e-learning program supported by IFC which has now surpassed 600 graduates in the 6 countries where the program is run.
EBRD Initiated a new series of Seminars in 15 countries of operation in the area of the new ICC Rules which recently came into force, namely the Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees 758 and Incoterms 2010. The first of these training events was held in Mongolia on 2 and 3 February 2012 in Ulaanbaatar..
While in Mongolia Vincent O‟Brien was invited to deliver a corporate training workshop for Khanbank on 4 February 2012 with over 100 participants.
The next Seminar in the EBRD Tour of URDG 758 and Incoterms 2010 tour of training sessions was held in Ekaterinburg, Russia on 9 and 10 February 2012.
Vincent O‟Brien delivered the first of 3 planned Trade Finance Training Sessions for the staff of International Bank of Qatar on 18 February 2012.
The next Seminar in the EBRD Tour of URDG 758 and Incoterms 2010 tour of training sessions was held in Tbilisi, Georgia on 23-24 February 2012.
ICC India in association with ING Vysya Bank organised a series of seminars around India starting with New Delhi on 27 February 2012. The subject of these seminars was ICC Rules for Trade – ICC Tools for Trade. The Seminars were delivered by Vincent O‟Brien.
eBSI Trade Finance Tutor Pavel Andrle delivered a series of Trade Finance Seminars in Vietnam. Pictured below is the participants form Hanoi.
The next location scheduled for Pavel Andrle in his tour of Vietnam was in Danang in central Vietnam, our first time in this beautiful city for Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The final Seminar in Vietnam for VCCI was in Ho Chi Minh City in Southern Vietnam, which is a regular seminar venue for eBSI Tutors.
The next location scheduled for the EBRD tour of seminars on the topic of URDG 758 and Incoterms 2010 was to be in Kiev Ukraine. The seminars were held on 8 & 9 March.
Vincent O‟Brien continued his series of seminars in International Bank of Qatar with a seminar in Doha on 10 March covering Trade Finance Operations.
The EBRD Regional Training in URDG 758 and Incoterms 2010 continued to Yerevan in Armenia where a seminar was held on 14-15 March 2012.
The Final Seminar for International Bank of Qatar was held on 31 March in Doha and focused on Advanced Trade Finance Techniques for their Trade Operations Staff. Overall the feedback from the tree seminars was excellent!
The second city chosen for the ICC India „ICC Rules for Trade – ICC Tools for Trade was Chennai in Southern India.