Join us for this year’s event that is the leading resource for Canadian export compliance teams!

Building on 8 years of success, both U.S. and Canadian expert speakers will address the most critical, pressing U.S. and Canadian challenges affecting industry with operations in Canada.


Pre-Conference Workshops  •  Monday 27 January 2020

9:00‑12:30 Workshop A (Registration & Coffee Starts at 08:30 am)

Deep Dive into Canada and U.S. Export Control Updates: Focus on Recent Regulation Changes and the Essential Elements of an Effective Compliance Program

13:30‑17:00 Workshop B (Registration Starts at 13:00pm)

Technology Transfers: How to Manage Intangible Export Compliance Risks for Cloud Computing, Encryption, Email Usage and Foreign National Employment

Main Conference Day 1  •  Tuesday 28 January 2020

8:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee
9:00 Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
9:15 Understanding the Latest Changes to Canadian Export Controls: Developments and Trends for 2020 and Beyond
10:15 Networking Break
10:30 In-House Executive Roundtable: What Keeps You Up at Night?
11:15 Latest Developments on U.S. Export and Reexport Requirement: How Your Company Should Prepare for Internal Control
12:15 Luncheon
1:30 Lessons Learned from Huawei: Reviewing the Latest Regulatory and Enforcement Actions, and Learning How to Meet U.S. Government Screening/Red Flag Expectations
2:30 ITAR and EAR Updates: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage from the Special Treatment that Canada Receives Under the ITAR and EAR
3:15 Coffee and Tea Break
3:45 How to Meet the Top 10 Classification Challenges for Canadian Organizations
4:30 How to Develop Effective and Robust Compliance Programs in Multi-jurisdictional Business Operations
5:15 End of Day one

Main Conference Day 2  •  Wednesday 29 January 2020

8:30 Registration & Coffee
9:00 Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
9:05 Economic Sanctions: Staying Ahead of Rapidly Changing Restrictions on Russia, Iran and Cuba

Part 1: Scenarios: How Companies Mitigate U.S. Sanctions Risks and Comply with Latest Regulations

Part 2: Blocking Statutes: How to Resolve the Conflicts among the Multi-Jurisdiction Sanctions Regulations
10:05 Export Control Enforcement Panel: Latest Regulation and Enforcement Priorities
11:00 Networking Break
11:15 U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) New Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Program: Are You Ready for Your Cyber Audit?
12:15 Luncheon
1:30 Supply Chain Risk Management: Latest Strategies for on Screening Your Business Partners and How Best to Monitor Transactions
2:15 Audit and Investigations: Current Expectations and the Volunteer Self Disclosure Process
3:15 Networking Break
3:30 Deemed Reexport and Third Country Nationals: Reconciling the ITAR and EAR with Canadian Human Rights Laws and Privacy Laws
4:15 CFIUS, FIRRMA and Canadian National Security Regulations and Procedures: What Will they Mean for Your Business, Technology, and the Future of Foreign
5:00 Conference Ends
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