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The Bureau of Industry and Security
Western Regional Office

Presents

The 8th Annual Export Control Forum

February 25-26, 2013
Newport Beach, California

The Export Control Forum is a one-and-a-half day program dedicated to bringing the business community up-to-speed on the latest initiatives underway in the export control field, including the latest developments in the Export Control Reform initiative.

Over the day-and-a half program, you will hear key policy management, technical, legal, and enforcement personnel from the Bureau of Industry and Security and other relevant agencies provide detailed information on recent changes and those contemplated.  Day one will conclude with a networking reception, offering you the opportunity to mingle and discuss issues of concern with the presenters and other participants.  On day two, we will continue in plenary session; there will be no breakout sessions as in previous years.

For those of you who have requested an Update-like offering on the west coast, this is it!  The streamlined day-and-a-half format is intended to provide a lot of value in a package that fits into your busy schedule.

Location/time

The Export Control Forum will be held February 25-26, 2013 at the Radisson Hotel, located at 4545 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660.  Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 7:00 AM on day one.  The Forum sessions will run from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  The day will conclude with a reception from 5:15 PM to 7:15 PM.  Day two will commence with a continental breakfast at 7:00 AM.  The event concludes at noon on Tuesday.

Agenda – Day One February 25, 2013

7:30am-8:30am
  Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30am-8:40am
  Welcome
8:40am-9:10am
  Keynote
  Matt Borman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Export Administration
9:10am-10:15am
  Export Control Reform: The Interagency Perspective
  Bernie Kritzer, Director of Exporter Services
  Michael Laychak, Licensing Director, Defense Technology Security Administration
  Invited, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
10:15am-10:45am
  Break
10:45am-12:00pm
  Export Control Reform: Regulatory Elements
  Hillary Hess, Director, Regulatory Policy Division
  Tim Mooney, Senior Export Policy Analyst, Regulatory Policy Division
  Joe Cortez, Chief, Regulations, Outreach & Education Branch, Bureau of the Census
12:00pm-1:15pm
  Lunch
1:15pm-2:15pm
  Embargoes and Sanctions: Recent Developments
  Alan Christian, Senior Export Policy Analyst, Foreign Policy Division
  Yamam Fadl, Senior Sanctions Advisor for Compliance Programs, OFAC
2:15pm-3:15pm
  Encryption
  Randy Wheeler, Director Information Technology Division
3:15pm-3:45pm
  Break
3:45pm-5:00pm
  Export Control Data: Data Mining for Compliance
  Teresa Telesco, Senior Trade and Industry Analyst, Office of Technology Evaluation
  Joe Cortez, Chief, Regulations, Outreach & Education Branch, Bureau of the Census
5:15pm-7:15pm
  Reception

Agenda – Day Two February 26, 2013

7:30am-8:30am
  Continental Breakfast
8:30am-10:15am
  Export Enforcement Keynote and Panel
  David Mills, Assistant Secretary of Export Enforcement
  Douglas Hassebrock, Director, Office of Export Enforcement
  Ned Weant, Director, Office of Antiboycott Compliance
  Kevin Kurland, Director, Office of Enforcement Analysis
10:15am-10:45am
  Break
10:45am-12:00pm
  Wrap up Panel with Open Q&A
  Conference Panelists

Registration

Advance registration is required. The fee for early registration is $525.00 per person from December 13, 2012 – February 15, 2013.  The fee for late registration is $550.00 per person from February 16, 2013 – February 20, 2013.  The fee includes continental breakfast, breaks, lunch, and training materials. Click here for online registration via credit card or check payments.

Make checks payable to the U.S. Department of Commerce and include “96B2331” in the memo section of your check.  Mail checks to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, 2302 Martin Street, Suite 330, Irvine, CA 92612.  All mailed registrations (check payments) must be postmarked no later than February 11, 2013.  All cancellations prior to February 16, 2013 will be assessed a $50.00 cancellation fee.  No refunds after February 16, 2013. 

Accommodations

The Radisson Newport Beach Hotel is offering a $125 rate for Forum attendees. This special rate will apply starting Friday, February 22, 2013 (for those wishing to arrive early), through the night of Wednesday, February 27, 2013, checking out Thursday morning February 28, 2013.  Please make your lodging reservation directly with the hotel by calling (949) 833-0570, or click here to make hotel reservations online.  The promotional code is “BIS” for the discounted rate.

The Radisson Newport Beach Hotel is conveniently located near Orange County’s John Wayne Airport and offers free airport shuttle service. 

Exhibit Table Space Registration

BIS will offer opportunities for organizations to exhibit their products or services at the Forum.  The exhibit table fee is $1,500.00 (unchanged from last year) and includes one admission ticket to the event. Table space location will be assigned after payment is received.  Space is limited and select locations go quickly. For more information on exhibit opportunities, please contact Deborah Golden at the Western Regional Office, (949) 660-0144 ext. 110, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Other Questions?

We will post additional information as it becomes available. For questions, please call the BIS Western Regional Office at (949) 660-0144, or (408) 998-8806, or click here.

   
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