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U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security Joins Canadian Forum on U.S Export

American Conference Institute and The Canadian Institute are pleased to announce their inaugural Forum on “U.S. Export & Re-Export Compliance for Canadian Operations”, scheduled for January 31-February 1, 2012 in Toronto

 
PRLog - Oct. 7, 2011 - American Conference Institute and The Canadian Institute are pleased to announce their inaugural Forum on “U.S. Export & Re-Export Compliance for Canadian Operations”, scheduled for January 31-February 1, 2012 in Toronto.   The event will begin with a highly anticipated keynote address by U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Eric L. Hirschhorn.  Under Secretary Hirschhorn will be discussing U.S. export control reform initiatives and the anticipated impact on Canadian industry.

Co-chaired by Pratt & Whitney Canada and DRS Technologies (Finmeccanica), this event will feature leading speakers from the U.S. and Canada across a broad range of industries.  The faculty boasts experts from Bell Helicopter Textron, Research in Motion (RIM), Celestica, Siemens Canada, L-3 Communications, MDA Corporation, CAE, Future Electronics, Esterline CMC Electronics, COM DEV, Northrop Grumman, Canadian Space Agency, VIH Helicopter, NGRAIN and FAG Aerospace.
This unique forum will also include keynote addresses by Simona Wambera (Director, Controlled Goods Directorate of Canada), Special Agent Timothy N. Gildea (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) and George Webb (Manager, Counter Proliferation Intelligence Section (CPIS), Canada Border Services Agency).

The conference sessions will address the most critical U.S. export and re-export challenges impacting Canadian operations, as well as their interaction with Canadian export, human rights and privacy laws.  Key topics will include:

•ITAR Migration: How the ITAR applies to commercial, dual-use and Canadian-produced items, technology, technical data and services
•Ensuring Canadian manufacturing, sales, R & D and technical collaboration comply with EAR deemed export/re-export restrictions
•Reconciling ITAR and EAR foreign national rules with Canadian human rights and privacy laws
•Re-exporting and re-transferring U.S. -origin goods, technology and content
•Comparing and contrasting U.S. and Canadian encryption controls
•When and how to use the Canadian Exemption under ITAR 126.5 (c)
•U.S. and Canadian economic sanctions

Seats at this event are expected to sell out given that this is the only event of its kind in Canada.  Additional information on the agenda, speakers and early bird pricing is available at http://www.CanadianInstitute.com/exportcontrolscanada or
http://www.AmericanConference.com/exportcontrolscanada.

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Industry:Manufacturing, Technology, Legal
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