2013 Export Compliance Symposium

Thursday - May 16, 2013

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM


8:00 AM - 8:10 AM

Welcome and Introduction

Don Russell - Export Compliance Specialist
   - Chrysler Group LLC

Danielle Mulka - Export Compliance Manager
   - Meritor, Inc.

8:10 AM - 9:00 AM

Lifecycle of An Export

Providing an overview of the basic steps involved in the "lifecycle" of an export transaction.

Craig Pettit - Manager Export Control & CTPAT
   - Nissan North America

Sarah Thomson - Customs Specialist
   - Nexteer Automotive

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

End-Use Monitoring

Assessing the risks of diversion and preventing shipments to embargoed and sanctioned destinations.

Christopher Swift - Associate
   - Foley & Lardner LLP

Greg Husisian - Partner
   - Foley & Lardner LLP

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM


10:20 AM - 12:15 PM

Automated Export System Compliance

Understanding the Automated Export System (AES), including best practices on submitting export data to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Omari Wooden - Sr. Foreign Trade Advisor
   - U.S. Census Bureau

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM


1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Maximizing Your Freight Forwarder Relationship

Providing freight forwarder insight (via a panel discussion) into their role in export transactions, and understanding how exporters can better assist them to ensure compliance.

Kenneth Hughes - U.S. Director, Export Compliance, TSA Security, Dangerous Goods
   - DHL Global Forwarding

William Ansley - Vice President
   - UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Inc

Dawn Prim - Transportation Manager
   - FedEx Trade Networks

2:30 PM - 2:45 AM


2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Export Enforcement

Understand the role of the Office of Export Enforcement, how preventative measures can be taken by your company to avoid export control issues, how violations can happen to good companies, how the voluntary self-disclosure process can save your company time and money, and discover the risks your company takes for intentionally, or unintentionally, violating US export laws.

Ronald Orzel - Special Agent
   - Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing Comments

Wrapping-up of the day's events and reinforcing industry best practices.

Danielle Mulka - Export Compliance Manager
   - Meritor, Inc.

Don Russell - Export Compliance Specialist
   - Chrysler Group LLC

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Note: Large files will take longer to open on slower connections. A minimum connection speed of 256 Kbps is recommended.