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Tuesday Talks at BCP -- Dr. William Oates


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10:30 in the BCP Theater



Tuesday, October 17 – Dr. William Oates is a Boquete resident and an amateur sommelier (“a trained and knowledgeable wine enthusiast and connoisseur”).  As a retired physician he is interested in the healthful benefits of moderate wine consumption. He will talk to us about what wines are available in Panama at a good value. The presentation may include a blind taste test by audience members.


Tuesday, October 24 – Dr. Theo A Cope  has recently relocated to Poterrillos area with his wife Shery, after almost 20 yrs. living in China. Theo holds a PhD in Psychology and is certified as a Psychotherapist who has taught at many universities in China and practiced counseling and therapy since 2000. The talk “Maintain your mental health by attaining balance” will be based on the models and principles of Positive and Transcultural Psychotherapy (out of Germany), the dominant approach which Theo utilizes clinically. He had worked the last 3 years in International SOS/Raffles Medical Group in Beijing as a therapist as well as provided training for international companies.


Tuesday, October 31 – Keep It Simple Panama


Tuesday, November 7 – Attorneys Lourdes Miranda and Juan Contreras will explain the benefits of the new property tax law that is about to be approved. They will show the new tax rates, with samples of calculation of property taxes of the current law vs. the new tax law. Also, information about the property tax moratorium included in such law will be presented.


Tuesday, November 14 – John Wolff, organizer, promoter, and all around jefe of the Boquete Jazz and Blues Festival.and other team members will make a presentation of the 2018 lineup and new venue. They will present the festival schedule and answer questions about the 2018 festival and the future of the Boquete Jazz Festival.


Tuesday, November 28 --- Panama Independence Day. No meeting.


Tuesday, December 5 – Boquete Medical Associates


Tuesday, December 12 – The Peace Corps in Chiriqui.  Four volunteers working in our province will talk to us about how the Peace Corps works and what is their main goal here. They will also explain a little bit about their different projects, development work and everyday life in their communities. We will have Enid assigned to the Volcan area, Matt in Gualaca, Tony in Celmira, and Laura in Puerto Armuelles. Bring your questions for the Q&A at the end. 


Tuesday, December 19


Tuesday, December 26


Tuesday, January 2 -- Jason Boss on cryptocurrency. In a world that is changing ever so much, today’s buzz word is cryptocurrency. When it comes to alternative forms of currency, unless you have a very experienced advisor, you will be burned. This talk will focus on what cryptocurrency is, what it can do for you, what coins are right for you, where you can begin, and how you can safely store your currency. All of this information will be provided by someone who has been in the crypto game since its start in 2008. This is the expert advice you want in this new school digital age.


Tuesday, January 9 – Judi Smith is the owner of the International Clinic of Biological Regeneration (www.icbr.com). She practices Cell Therapy...an anti-aging treatment, developed by Dr. Paul Niehans.  Judi has clinics in both Nassau and Mexico. There is free admission to this talk.


Tuesday, January 23 – Dr. Ted Harrison, Boquete resident, will present a talk on the medical research study his team did in Boquete last Spring.


Tuesday, January 30 – Sandra and Lloyd Cripe on “Birding as a hobby.”


To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings please email BCP Tuesday Meeting


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