Join ICPA for the Annual Spring Conference

March 28, 2021 @ 8:00 am – March 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Grand Hyatt
600 E. Market St. San Antonio
TX 78205
Linnea Deeds, Dir. - Educational Services for BLG/BCG
214.348.9306 x:217

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 (


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.