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December Los Angeles Area Workshops for Export Compliance Professionals Flyer

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Please join the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service in Los Angeles on December 4th or in San Diego on December 6th for engaging and interactive workshops addressing the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and related trade compliance requirements, responsibilities, roles, problems, exposure, liability and risk that organizations & individuals face. These hands-on, practical application, case study based workshops will much better prepare, educate and train you and your organization to deal with and be ready for a wide-range of real world situations, consequences and other adverse actions in the currently invigorated enforcement environment. The morning session focuses on Jurisdiction and Classification and the afternoon on Audits and Assessments. The day ends with a networking reception. The agenda includes: • Evolving regulatory requirements in the context of Export Control Reform with a focus on the International Traffic in Arms Regulations • Dramatic changes as a result of the transfer of items from the US Munitions List to the Commerce Control List • Key areas for managing export compliance, exposure, liability and risk • The potential and sometimes devastating consequences of non-compliance • Best practices, recommended approaches and proven solutions for a variety of real world export compliance challenges and opportunities • Free one-hour sessions with the presenters to discuss your issues of interest will be available in the afternoon on a first come basis. For more details and online registration go to: Los Angeles, Tuesday, December 4th, http://export.gov/california/losangeleswest/tradeevents/workshop/; San Diego, Thursday, December 6th, http://export.gov/california/sandiego/index.asp For abbreviated bios on all the presenters go to: http://www.scribd.com/doc/109922667/WORKSHOPS-FOR-EXPORT-COMPLIANCE-PROFESSIONALS-Abbreviated-Presenter-Bios If you have questions, please contact: Los Angeles Workshop: Delia Valdivia, 310-235-7203 or delia.valdivia@trade.gov; San Diego Workshop: Julie Osman, 858-467-7037 or julie.osman@trade.gov

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December Los Angeles Area Workshops for Export Compliance Professionals Flyer

  1. 1. We invite you to participate in and contribute to these unique, practical application-oriented sessions At the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, 6101 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045. Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 ~ 7 AM-7:30 PM ~ Workshops and Networking Reception HOSTS: The US Commercial Service (USCS) and District Export Council (DEC) of Southern California SPONSORS: Amber Road, Trade Compliance Solutions (TCS) and McKenna, Long & Aldridge, LLP (MLA) PARTNERS: The Export Practitioner, Tyler Search, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, International Compliance Professionals Association (ICPA), California Centers for International Trade Development, NASBITE International and the Business and Entrepreneurship Center at Kern Community College This Timely Engaging & Interactive Program Targets: • Evolving regulatory requirements in the context of Export Control Reform with a focus on the International Traffic in Arms Regulations • Dramatic changes as a result of the transfer of items from the US Munitions List to the Commerce Control List • Key areas for managing export compliance, exposure, liability and risk • The potential and sometimes devastating consequences of non-compliance • Best practices, recommended approaches and proven solutions for a variety of real world export compliance challenges and opportunities [NOTE: California Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits are pending for this program] REGISTRATION: $195/Person [$175 for DEC and PARTNERS (noted above) as well as government, faculty/students] Registration Deadline: Friday, November 30th, 2012 (Space is Limited) For more information, please contact: Julie Anne Hennessy, Director, USCS, Los Angeles Phone: 310-235-7206, Email: julieanne.hennessy@trade.gov or Delia Valdivia, Senior International Trade Specialist, USCS, Los Angeles West Phone: 310-235-7203, Email: delia.valdivia@trade.gov- Register online today at http://export.gov/california/losangeleswest/tradeevents/workshop/ -
  2. 2. Workshops for Export Compliance Professionals - Los Angeles Area Edition AGENDA (As of 11/11/2012)These hot topics are presented based on consistent feedback from attendees at programs across the country. AM WORKSHOP Jurisdiction & Classification: The Critical Importance of Getting Them Right! 7-8 AM Registration / Breakfast / Networking 8-8:15 AM Opening Remarks [Guy Fox, Chairman, DEC of Southern California, and John Priecko, President and Managing Partner, TCS] 8:15-9:15 AM Overview of the Essential Nuts & Bolts with Case Studies and Important Representative Examples of Items Changing Jurisdiction (John Priecko) 9:15-10:15 AM Staying Out of Trouble - Crucial Enforcement, Legal and Regulatory Perspectives (Kevin Lombardo, Partner, MLA) 10:15-10:30 AM BREAK 10:30-11:45 AM Hands-on Interactive Case Studies, Lessons Learned and What to Do to Prepare for Ongoing & Upcoming Changes (John & Kevin) 11:45 AM-Noon Q&A and Administrative Remarks (John & Kevin) Noon-1:15 PM LUNCH and Keynote Speaker: Impact & Implications of Cyber and Intellectual Property Crimes - Protecting You and Your Organization: [Raymond Aghaian, Partner, MLA, Prior Assistant US Attorney] PM WORKSHOP Audits & Assessments: Essential Elements of Export Compliance 1:15-1:30 PM Opening Remarks (John Liebman, Senior Counsel, MLA) 1:30-2:15 PM Crucial Enforcement, Legal and Regulatory Perspectives (John Liebman) 2:15-3 PM The Basics Including Critical Audit and Assessment Considerations and Much More… [James (Jim) Van Eenenaam, Deputy Director, International Trade Compliance, General Atomics and Affiliated Companies] 3-3:15 PM BREAK 3:15-4:30 PM Hands-on Case Studies, Consequences and Proactive Steps to Make and Keep Your Compliance Program Up-to-Speed (John Liebman & Jim) 4:30-4:45 PM Q&A (John Liebman & Jim) 4:45-5 PM Overview of Automation & Software Value-Added in Trade Compliance (Anthony Hardenburgh, Vice President, Global Trade Content, Amber Road) 5-5:15 PM Administration and Closing Remarks (John Priecko & Julie Anne Hennessy, Director, US Export Assistance Center, USCS) 5:30-7:30 PM Networking Reception (Sponsored by Amber Road) includes free offline software demos 9 AM-Noon and No cost, one-hour, One-on-One Sessions with the Presenters are available 2-5 PM first-come/first-served. Contact Delia Valdivia at 310-235-7203 or delia.valdivia@trade.gov for additional details and to reserve a time. "The US and Foreign Commercial Service supports the goals of this event, but does not endorse the specific products or views of the participating organizations."

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