“A Portfolio Approach to Governance, Risk, and Regulatory Compliance Across International Borders.” Clark GSOM Symposium, Worcester, MA February 1985.

“Criteria for International Business Diversification.” The Business West Springfield, MA July 1985.


“Rationale for Economic Cooperation among Gulf Countries & Market Realities.” Invited Lecture, Kuwait University, Kuwait March 1988.


"Failures of Development Planning in Pakistan - A Case for Technology Driven Economic Development." The Annual PERO Lecture, Islamabad, Pakistan September 1992.

“Emerging Market Opportunities in the Former Soviet Union.” The Russian Academy of Management Symposium, AIC, Springfield, MA November 1992.


“U.S. Mexico/Canada Free Trade Area Prospects.” Keynote Address, AIC International Business Seminar Series, Springfield, MA April 1993.

“Long Term Effects of Fiber Production Capacity Constraints on the Market Conditions.” The Annual KMI Presentation, Newport, RI October 1993.


“The Shipping Bottlenecks in Western New England and the Impact on Foreign Trade.” The WMITA Position Statement, Massport Conference, Springfield, MA May 1994.

“Multimedia Applications of Fiberoptics – A Manufacturer’s Perspective.” The NEFC Review, Westborough, MA September 1994.

“The Potential for East-West Scientific Collaboration- Prospects for Kazakhstan.” Keynote Address, National Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan October 1994.


“The Potential for Vertical Integration in the Plastic Optical Fiber Industry.” The NEFC Commentary, Milford, MA January 1995.

“The Overseas Business Expansion under the New Export Control Regime.” The Presidential Address, WMITA/CITA Conference, Windsor Locks, CT March 1995.


“The Globalization of Service Industry and its Impact on New England Economy.” The J&W Seminar, Providence, RI November 1996.


”Investment Criteria for High Technology Oriented Manufacturing & the Omanization Plans.” Invited Lecture, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman September, 1997.

“The Venture Capital Funding Priorities and the Fiber Shortage Dilemma.” The NEFC Panel Presentation, Westborough, MA October 1997.


“Direct Investment in the Fiber Optic Industry – A U.S. Trade Perspective.” University of Ulster Mission Lecture, Belfast, U.K. September, 1998.

“The Impact of Metropolitan Optical Networking on Regional Growth Patterns – A Cross Section Analysis.” The Newport Conference on Fiber Optic Markets, Newport, RI October 1998.


“Productivity Enhancements based on New Information Technology.” The Regional Data Presentation, Annual FiberFest Symposium, Boxboro, MA April 1999.

“Interdependence of Northern Ireland and MA Economies.” Mass Trade Delegation Presentation, University of Ulster, Belfast, U.K. June 1999.

“Export Potential within Fiber Optics.” U.S. Embassy Presentation, Paris, France June 1999.


“Anticipating, Recognizing and Managing Disruptive Technologies.” The 2000 MIT Research Directors Brief, Cambridge, MA May 2000.

“New Applications of Lightwave Technology – the Industry Perspective.” Photonics Center Invited Lecture, Boston University, Boston, MA August 2000.

“Fiber Optic Networks of Long Distance Carriers: The Impact on Regional Markets.” KMI Invited Panelist Presentation, Newport, RI October 2000.

“The Growing use of DWDM in the Optical Networks – A Business Critique of the Core Technology.”  NEFC Presidential Commentary, Westborough, MA December 2000.


“Broadband Deployment and Regional Economic Growth- The Lessons for Emerging Economies.” The OFC Panel, Anaheim, CA March, 2001.

“The IT Based Transition to Higher Growth- Evidence from the Telecom Sector.” The Fiberfest Symposium, Boxboro, MA April 2001.

“A New World Order.” The Southbridge News Southbridge, MA October 2001.

“Medical Fibers and other Non-Telecom Applications for New IPOs.” The KMI Review Paper, Newport, RI October 2001.

“Causes of Declining Foreign Investment and Diminishing Equity Participation.” GSI Invited Lecture, Nichols Center for Peace, Dudley, MA November 2001.

“The Comparative Financial Performance of Lasersharp, CyOptics, and ZygoTeraOptix.” The NEFC Investments Review, December 2001.


“Emergence of Innerspace Fiberoptic Explorations – The NEPTUNE Case.” NEFC Keynote Address, Westborough, MA January 2002.

“Lighting a Candle.” Worcester Business Journal Volume 12, Number 22, Worcester, MA February 2002.

“The Relative Growth of Passive and Active Components for Long Haul Telecom Systems.”  NEFC Presidential Address, Sturbridge, MA February 2002.

“Innovation as the Basis of Technology Driven Development.” The NEFC Fiberfest Symposium, Boxboro, MA April 2002.

“The Comparative Success of Disruptive Innovations in the Fiber Optic Industry.” The Journal of Business Volume XIV, AIC, Springfield, MA Spring 2002.

“The Fiber Choices for Long Haul and DWDM Limitations – A Cross Country Comparison.” Annual KMI Presentation, Newport, RI October 2002.

“Professional Attainment Criteria for Photonics Development.” The Presidential Address, NEFC Scholarships Summit, Westborough, MA November 2002.

“Encryption Limitations in Traditional Boxed Approaches – Lessons from MagiQ and Confluent Photonics.” NEFC Keynote Address, Lexington, MA December 2002.


“Restoration of the Telecom Network in New York Post September 11 – A Comparative Analysis.”  NEFC Presidential Address, Westborough, MA February 2003.

“The Acquisition of New Defense Technologies and Integration Strategies for GCC Countries.” The IDEX Presentation, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 2003.

“Advanced Optical Fiber Manufacturing Priorities – Development of a New Business Model.” NEFC Keynote Address, Andover, MA June 2003.

“Judicial Priorities and Constitutional Reform Structure of a New Republic.” Keynote Address, Citizens Forum, Lahore, Pakistan July 2003.

“Integration of New Educational Technologies and the Global Expansion of Services.” NYIT Invited Lecture, Westbury, NY September 2003.

“The Post Boom Analysis of the Market Recovery & Growth of the Fiber Optic Industry.” NEFC Presidential Address, Westborough, MA October 2003.

“Telecom Trends and Fiber Optics Market Factors.” The Newport Conference Proceedings KMI Research, Newport, RI October 2003.

“Photonics in Medicine and Fiberoptic Array Technologies for Biotech Applications.” Presidential Address, University of MA, Worcester, MA November 2003.

“Comparative Success of Traded Clusters – Cross Section Data from the Middle East.” Harvard Business School Review, Institute for Strategy & Competitiveness, Cambridge, MA November 2003.


“Employee Driven Paths to Innovation and Corporate Success.” RTC Lecture, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA May 2004.

“New Technologies Acquisition Process in Mature Industries –  Guidelines for the New WTO Environment.” The Presidential Lecture, TDBankNorth, Springfield, MA July 2004.

“Aerospace and Defense Industry Cluster- Determinants of Regional Leadership.” United States Air Force Presentation, Westover Air Base, Chicopee, MA August 2004.

“New Directions for Research & Development in Nanotechnology.” Keynote Address at Mass NanoTech Initiative, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA September 2004.

“Emerging Fiberoptic Landscape and the Prospects for Municipal FTTH.” The NEFC Presentation. MA Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA September 2004.

“Business Implications of the Changing Fortunes of Pakistan & Middle East.” South Asia Seminar, Columbia University, New York, NY October 2004.

“The Competitive Positioning of U.S. Medical Device Industry.” U.S. Pavilion Review, The Medical Congress, Dusseldorf, Germany November 2004.

“Rationale for New Clinical Trials for the Cardiovascular Devices.” MEDICA Lecture, University of Frankfurt/Krankenhaus Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt, Germany November 2004.

“New Directions in International Photonics Research- EM4Defense.” The NEFC Review, Lexington, MA December 2004.

“Evolution of NanoMedicine and the Development of Personalized Delivery Systems.” The Principal Lecture, Army Medical College, Rawalpindi, Pakistan December 2004.

“Optical Networking Strategies and the Emergence of Nano Technologies.”  Keynote Address, NUST Institute of Information, NIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan December 2004.

“Private Sector Driven Development of Emerging Technologies.” Presidential Lecture, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Islamabad, Pakistan December 2004.

“The Rationale for Technology Driven Economic Development.” Keynote Address, Pakistan Council for Science & Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan December 2004.


“The Prospects for the NanoTech Delivery Systems for the Pharmaceutical Industry- A Financial Perspective.” The HEC Invited Lecture, H.E.J. Research, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan January 2005.

“Technology Licensing Opportunities with International Venture Capital Backing.” The Presidential Address, NEFC Seminar, Westborough, MA February 2005.

”BioInformatics – New SBIR, STIR, and NSF Grant Opportunities.” Keynote Address, Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA March 2005.

“Prospects for Jordanian Participation in the U.S. Commerce Driven Industry Exports.” U.S. Embassy Review, Amman, Jordan March 2005.

“The Economic Impact of the Asian Surpluses on the Changing International Flows.” STCC Invited Lecture, Scibelli Center, Springfield, MA March 2005.

“New Directions in International Sourcing and Supply Chain Management.” Keynote Address, The 2005 Joint NEFC/Rutgers University Symposium, Somerset, NJ May 2005.

“High Volume FTTH Deployments, System Architecture and Carrier Strategies in the Emerging Networks”,  Keynote Address Fiberfest 2005 Symposium, MA May 2005.

“Asymmetric Realities in International Relations – The Regional View.” IIPCR/NUST Invited Lecture, Islamabad, Pakistan June 2005.

“Network Centric Warfare Strategies in a Regional Context - An Economic Perspective.” JCSC Invited Lecture, Joint Staff Headquarters, Chaklala, Rawalpindi, Pakistan June 2005.

“Evolution of Modern GMP Practices and the Infrastructure Platforms for New Technologies.” MicroTest Labs Presentation, Agawam, MA July 2005.

“Development of New Competitive Clusters.” The MMTN Lecture, WNEC School of Engineering, Springfield, MA August 2005.

“Regional Integration for Competitive Advantage – A New North-South Dialogue.” Chamber of Commerce Keynote Address, Worcester, MA September 2005.

“Prospects for Multilateral and U.S. - Canada Collaboration in Research.” The Presidential Address, NEFC Regional Photonics Symposium, Waltham, MA November 2005.