Attende American Conference Institute's 6th Advanced Forum on ITAR Compliance this July!

American Conference Institute is hosting its 6th Advanced Forum on ITAR Compliance, scheduled for July 13-14, 2011 in Washington, DC.
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May 20, 2011 - PRLog -- American Conference Institute is hosting its 6th Advanced Forum on ITAR Compliance, scheduled for July 13-14, 2011 in Washington, DC. The event will be chaired by Frederick Shaheen (Chief Counsel, Global Trade Controls, The Boeing Company) and John Barker (Arnold & Porter LLP). This national conference is regarded as the premier industry-led benchmarking event on how to position a global ITAR compliance  program to handle evolving reform, compliance and enforcement priorities.

The 2011 keynote speakers will provide congressional, policy, compliance and enforcement updates:

•   Lisa V. Aguirre (Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance)  
•   Michael Laychak (Director, Licensing Directorate, DTSA)
•   Michael Eaton (Export Control Analyst, Commodity Jurisdiction Team, DTSA)
•   Thomas Moore (Professional Staff Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations)  

A new 2011 speaker line-up of smaller and large companies will address the most hot-button ITAR developments and challenges affecting industry, including:
•   Reconciling new foreign, dual and third country national requirements with global anti-discrimination and
•   privacy laws
•   Vetting foreign third parties, and minimizing exposure for third party ITAR violations
•   Complying with recordkeeping requirements for TAA and MLA transactions
•   Testing, detecting and remedying ITAR compliance program weaknesses
•   Developing an internal control plan for effective post-license and agreement management
•   Preventing technical data and defense services export violations
•   Addressing the interplay between ITAR Brokering, Part 130 and FCPA enforcement
•   Implementing collaborative research programs, joint venture, teaming and cooperative agreements within ITAR limits

Industry speakers include: DynCorp International, Lockheed Martin, Intel, Boeing, Honeywell, Eaton Corporation, GE Aviation, Vectron International, Sanmina-SCI, IBM, Corning, Eaton Corporation, Woodward Governor, International Rectifier Corporation, GE Intelligent Platforms, ATK, Meggitt-USA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Molex and Rolls Royce North America

Scheduled for July 15th, the post- conference working sessions on Resolving Complex Classification Issues Affecting Product Design, Modification and Integration and Internal Investigations and Voluntary Disclosures will allow attendees to address highly complex issues in a more interactive, in-depth forum.

Seats for this event are limited.  For further information: Call 1-888-224-2480; fax to 1-877-927-1563 or online at

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