The Medıcal Technologıes Trade Mıssıon to Turkey

Proposed Timetable - May 4 – 8, 2014

Sunday May 4

Trade Mission Participants Arrive in Ankara

Sponsored reception


Monday May 5

  • Welcome Briefing by U.S. Ambassador and U.S. Embassy Country Team
  • Presentation by the Ministry of Health on Turkish healthcare system and Social Security Agency on healthcare reimbursement system;
  • Delegation splits into groups. Customized briefing by Ministry of Health officials for each group’s specific line of business;
  • Hosted Lunch for mission participants
  • One-on-One business matchmaking appointments
  • Ambassador’s Reception

Tuesday, May 6

  • Morning flight to Izmir
  • No-host lunch
  • One-on-one business matchmaking appointments
  • Sponsored dinner – Bay Cruise

Wednesday, May 7

  • Morning flight to Istanbul
  • Site visit of a Turkish private hospital (includes sponsored lunch at hospital)
  • Site visit at a Turkish public hospital
  • No-host dinner

Thursday, May 8

  • Full-day one-on-one business matchmaking appointments
  • Evening networking event dinner


May 9 (Optional)

  • One-on-one business matchmaking appointments with delegations from Partner Posts (as needed)
  • Trade Mission ends