2015 Trade Development Alliance Annual Dinner
- Business & Professional
- Hyatt at Olive 8 Hotel, Seattle WA
Sold out! Complying with U.S. Export Controls
June 12th & 13th, 2014
Seattle/SeaTac International Airport
17338 International Boulevard
$470 Course Admission Fee
The Holiday Inn is conveniently located right next to the Link Light Rail Station, which provides fast and easy transportation to and from Downtown Seattle
This two-day program is lead by the professional counseling staff at the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The seminar will cover the information exporters need to know in order to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods.
All federal register final notices transitioning items from U.S. Munitions list (ITAR) to the EAR will be incorporated in this seminar.
About the Instructors
Larry Sullivan received a Bachelor of Science degree (Summa cum Laude) in Business Management from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science degree in Systems Management (Information Systems) from the University of Southern California. He is a decorated combat veteran and former intelligence officer who has lived, traveled and worked around the world. For more than twenty years, he represented firms from the relatively small to Fortune 500 companies in the international arena. He has also been a guest speaker on export controls, international trade and nonproliferation at such prestigious institutions as San Jose State University, the Monterey Institute of International Studies and the Center for Nonproliferation Studies. Mr. Sullivan is currently with the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Western Regional Office, San Jose branch where he provides export counseling and licensing guidance to individuals and firms.
Rich Sylvestri is an Export Administration Specialist with the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security’s Western Regional Office. He provides counseling assistance to exporters on export administration licensing requirements and regulations. As part of the BIS Western Regional Office team, he conducts Export Administration training seminars, coupled with outreach activities to a variety of audiences who are seeking to learn or enhance their knowledge of the U.S. Export Administration Regulations.
Prior to joining the federal government, he worked on behalf of the State of California as an International Trade Specialist, conducting seminars and providing counseling to California companies. In the private sector, he worked as an Export Specialist, shipping semi-conductor manufacturing equipment and severe service control valves throughout the world. Rich holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Relations from California State University, Fullerton.
The cost of the two-day course is $470. The fee includes continental breakfast, breaks, lunch and conference materials for both days. Please note that advance registration and payment is requied to guarantee your spot in the class. Refunds cannot be made after June 4, 2014.
Please make checks out to the “Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle” and send to Trade Development Alliance, 1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1500, Seattle, WA 98101.If you are reserving a room at the Holiday Inn, please call 1-877-573-2822 and say you are reserving under “BIS WRO Seminar”.
Questions? For questions regarding registration, please contact Tamara Thorhallsson at firstname.lastname@example.org / (206) 389-7301. For questions For questions on the topics to be covered, please call the BIS Western Regional Office at (949) 660-0144 or click here.
The mission of the Trade Alliance is to promote the Greater Seattle region in international markets, connect the region—its businesses and organizations--to those markets, bring the region together to be more successful internationally and to educate our region on the importance of international business broadly defined. To this end, the Trade Alliance enhances the identity of Greater Seattle in world markets by convening regional stakeholders, executing outbound missions, hosting inbound delegations, producing marketing publications, organizing educational programming, and other activities.