We are pleased to announce that the 13th Annual Forum on U.S. Export & Re-Export Compliance for Canadian Operations is returning to Toronto on January 24–25, 2024!

As the only comprehensive, practical event of its kind in Canada, the fully updated 2024 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.

Conference Co-Chairs

Ken Purchase

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


Gary Stanley

Global Legal Services, PC (USA)

Government Speaker

Duncan Toswell

Senior Director, Controlled Goods Program
Public Services and Procurement Canada

Featured Speakers

Gordon Clarke

Director, Engineering & Regulatory Affairs
Cesaroni Technology, Inc.


Phillip Cedoz

Vice President of Trade
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.


Ian-Andrew Knowlton

Export Compliance Officer & Designated Official


Monique Laneville

Senior Director, Global Trade
Collins Aerospace


Kevin Riddell

Director, Trade & Regulatory Compliance, Construction Products Group
Tremco (Canada)


Boris Zadkovic

Director, Global Trade Compliance
L3 Harris Technologies

Session Highlights for 2024
  • 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