As the only comprehensive, practical event of its kind in Canada, the fully updated 2025 program will focus on the complex interplay between U.S. and Canadian export/re-export controls, and the nuances of applying U.S. requirements to the Canadian context.

For more than a decade, this acclaimed event has gathered senior U.S. and Canadian government officials, as well as legal and compliance experts from aerospace, defense, technology, satellite, space, logistics and many more industries.

2024 Conference Co-Chairs

Ken Purchase

Senior Director, Global Trade Requirements Management, Office of General Counsel
Pratt & Whitney


Gary Stanley

Global Legal Services, PC (USA)

2024 Speaker Hall of Fame

Elizabeth Clarke

Director of Export Controls Operations Division (TIE)
Global Affairs Canada


Dan Clutch

Deputy Director for the Office of Export Enforcement (OEE)
U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)


Paula Folkes-Dallaire

Associate Assistant Deputy Minister
Public Services and Procurement Canada


Rob Hart

Division Chief, Regulatory and Multilateral Affairs Division
U.S. Department of State, Office of Defense Trade Control Policy, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC)


Duncan Toswell

Senior Director, Controlled Goods Program
Public Services and Procurement Canada

Session Highlights for 2025
  • Complex Classification Conundrums and How to Resolve Them-Hypothetical Scenarios and Practical Takeaways
  • The Newest Technical Data, AI, and Cloud Risks: Updating Your Program Amid the Rapidly Evolving Export Compliance and Tech Innovation Landscapes
  • Separating Fact from Fiction: Applying the Exceptions and Exemptions to The Foreign Direct Product and de minimis Rules
  • China, Russia- and the Interplay of Export Controls and Sanctions: The Biggest, Most Enduring Compliance and Enforcement Risks Confronting Canadian Industry

Thank You to Our 2024 Sponsors and Partners