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Here’s a quick listing of some of this autumn’s key compliance conferences. They offer an up-to-date look at the changing regulatory environment and compliance concerns.
September 8-11 -- NAFTZ Annual Conference & Exposition in Miami focuses on free trade zones and global opportunities. FTZs: A Gateway to Global Opportunities
September 25-26 -- C5's Third Forum on European Export Controls in Amsterdam brings together leading professionals, lawyers and government officials dedicated to export control compliance. They will explore all the key regulatory updates in the field and share best practices on how to reinforce and embed export control compliance into your organization.
October 8 – ITAR Boot Camp, held in Chicago by the American Conference Institute is detailed, practical course focused on the practical issues of the international traffic in arms regulations compliance. The program is fully updated from 2012, with new topics and a brand new speaker faculty. There will also be ample discussion of export control reform, and its practical impact on your business.
October 9-10 EAR Boot Camp, held in Chicago by the American Conference Institute, focuses on export administrative controls. It is an in-depth, practical, nuts and bolts event focused on how to meet strict compliance expectations and minimize new penalty risks.
October 27-29, The ICPA Conference in Dallas will discuss valuation, voluntary disclosures, managing free trade zones, understanding re-exports, C-TPAT and many other topics.
November 11-13 -- Track-and-Trace Technology Seminar, held in Arlington, Virginia, by the Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA) examines the requirements for pharmaceutical trace-and-trace regulations. Presenters will explore how Congress, FDA and industry stakeholders are addressing evolving pedigree and serialization regulations in the U.S. and globally.
November 16-20 -- TransComp Exhibit, held in Houston, Texas by the National Industrial Transportation League, provides education around advanced manifest requirements, C-TPAT, known shipper verifications, among other topics. The program discusses measures realistically can be taken to move cargo safety without unwanted sanctions and expensive delays.
November 19-20 -- US Customs Boot Camp, held in Washington, D.C. by the Americanconference Institute, provides a basic understanding of U.S. Customs law, what CBP expects from them and how to protect their companies from harsh customs penalties. Industry professionals and government authorities will provide basic understanding of U.S. Customs law from a "How to" prospective and provide day-to-day tools to become and remain compliant with trade regulations.