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Mar
28
Sun
Join ICPA for the Annual Spring Conference
Mar 28 @ 8:00 am – Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm CST



Join ICPA for the
Annual Spring Conference

Grand Hyatt 600 E Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
(VIRTUAL & In-Person)

March 28th – 31st 2021

Join ICPA in San Antonio, TX for the Spring Conference. If you are involved in Import/Export Compliance or Operations, Supply Chain Compliance or Security, Internal Controls or Government Relations this is the conference for you.

 

Our speakers are experienced, knowledgeable professionals.  The sessions are educational and provide time for questions.  You will be provided access to all of the speaker presentations we have permission to share after the event.
There will be three tracks running simultaneously; Import, Export and General.  All sessions will be available onsite and online.  You are not restricted to one track you may move between them.  There will be a limited number of registrations available.

 

There is ample opportunity to network with your peers during breaks and the networking reception. A continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks are included in your onsite registration fee.

 

Adrienne Braumiller, Braumiller Law Group, and Bonnie Kersch, and Eliza Siebert, Braumiller Consulting Group will speak on various topics.

 

Import, Export and General tracks. Click here for the full agenda: 2021-Spring-Agenda_20201029.pdf (icpainc.org)

 

adrienne braumiller

Adrienne Braumiller, Braumiller Law Group, Partner and Founder

Tuesday, March 30th, Conducting Successful Investigations and Voluntary Disclosures, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
(Import track)
Also March 30th, Export Audits and Self Assessments, 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
(Import Track)

 

Wednesday, March 31st, NAFTA/USMCA Updates, 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. (Import Track)
Adrienne is an innovative force in the international trade law arena. With more than 25 years of experience, she is widely recognized as a leading authority in Customs, import, export, foreign-trade zones, free trade agreements and ITAR compliance.

 

She has been involved in every aspect of import and export compliance, from developing compliance programs to conducting audits and assessments, representing clients who are under investigation, preparing and submitting voluntary disclosures, preparing and filing classification requests and licenses, analyzing whether specific transactions should be pursued, providing tailored training on specific import/export topics, addressing penalty assessments, and serving as an expert witness in a number of trade cases.

 

 

Bonnie Kersch, Senior Trade AdvisorBraumiller Consulting Group

Monday, March 29th,
Routed Export Transactions,
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
(Export track)

 

Tuesday, March 30th,
Customs Broker RFP, How to Select Your Next Broker, 9:50 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
(Import Track)
Wednesday, March 31st, Incoterms, 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
(General Track)
Bonnie Kersch, a Licensed Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist, has worked in the compliance world for many years, specializing in the chemical sector. She has experience in almost every aspect of compliance including Classification, Free Trade Agreements, Export Licenses, Broker Management, Denied Parties Screening, Country of Origin Determination, Deemed Exports, Incoterm Determination, Internal Audits of Import Files, Duty Drawback, Transfer Pricing Reconciliation, Valuation, Return Order Imports, Record Retention, and more.

 

Bonnie has extensive teaching experience and has developed and presented training on numerous Trade Compliance topics throughout her career.

 

 

Eliza Siebert

Eliza Siebert, Senior Trade Advisor, Braumiller Consulting Group

Monday, March 29th,
License Exceptions and Exemptions Under the ITAR and EAR, 4:15 p.m. 5:15 p.m.
(Export track)

 

Eliza’s extensive U.S. export knowledge includes the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) with hands on experience on product classifications, license determination and electronic export fillings (EEI). Eliza has served as client administrator for the Automated Export System (AES) – in charge of training, filing, and record keeping requirements.

 

 

 

Apr
13
Tue
Join ICPA for the Spring ITAR Conference
Apr 13 @ 8:00 am – Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm CST



Join ICPA for the
Spring ITAR Conference

SpringHill Suites Fort Worth Historic Stockyards
2315 North Main Street Fort Worth, TX 76164

April 13th – 15th 2021

Join ICPA in Ft. Worth, TX for the Spring ITAR Conference. If you are involved in Import/Export Compliance or Operations, Supply Chain Compliance or Security, Internal Controls or Government Relations this is the conference for you.

 

Our speakers are experienced, knowledgeable professionals. The sessions are educational and provide time for questions. You will be provided access to all of the speaker presentations we have permission to share after the event.
There will be three tracks running simultaneously; Import, Export and General. All sessions will be available onsite and online. You are not restricted to one track you may move between them. There will be a limited number of registrations available.

 

There is ample opportunity to network with your peers during breaks and the networking reception. A continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks are included in your onsite registration fee.

 

christos linardakis

Christos Linardakis, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group, will be joined by Jerry Leishman, VP & National Regulatory Business Advisor, CORTAC Group

Wednesday, April 14th,

ITAR, Export Controls & The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC): Developing a Technology Control Plan 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. (Advanced track)

Also Thursday, April 15th, Christos will cover,

How to Prepare Requests for CJs and Advisory Opinions  2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. (Bootcamp Track)

Christos Linardakis is an attorney in our Chicago office. He has held positions as Associate General Counsel, Compliance, Trade Regulatory Counsel, Global Trade Compliance, and Sr. ITAR Empowered Official for Fortune 500 & 100 companies, along with private companies. During his career, he has established corporate compliance programs for U.S., E.U. and Asian trade laws, as well as International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) compliance programs, manufacturing licensing & technical assistance agreements (MLA/TAA), FCPA/ABAC programs, Foreign Military Sales, and has handled investigations/ subpoenas/ disclosures involving nearly all U.S. government agencies including in China and the E.U. He’s a frequent speaker for both private and government associations.

 

 

Jerry Leishman, VP & National Regulatory Business Advisor, CORTAC Group

 

Jerry Leishman has 30+ years of strategic leadership and partnership development working with both the private sector and government. His expertise in Cybersecurity, FedRAMP, ISO27001, ITAR, NIST800, amongst other areas, including DOD contracts allows him to bring a holistic, cost effective and risk based approach to companies, institutions, and organizations working with the Federal government including the DOD.

 

A results-oriented, entrepreneurial leader, Jerry Leishman thrives in the world of Compliance and Regulations. He has experience managing teams from various backgrounds and industries and helped kick-start CORTAC’s Regulatory Business Advisory team from scratch. Before CORTAC Group, Jerry worked with many big-name companies, including Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Smartsheet, and Costco. Everyday, Jerry works tirelessly to strategize, lead, and coordinate his team.

 

 

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