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Many major manufacturers and their suppliers seek to broaden and deepen their business relationships and co-production capabilities around the world. As the U.S. implements export control reform, manufacturers going global have numerous trade control issues to balance to enable compliant business growth

  • Learn how to solve the numerous trade issues which have arisen globally since the implementation of the U.S Export Control Reforms
  • Interact with and learn from Kathryn Greaney, the Vice President of Global Trade Controls at one of the biggest defence manufacturers in the world
  • Maximise your company's growth potential and avoid unnecessary regulatory challenges

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Kathryn Greaney

Vice President of Global Trade Controls, The Boeing Company

Kathryn Greaney is Vice President of Global Trade Controls (part of Boeing’s Office of Internal Governance). She is responsible for export and import activities throughout the company including strategy development in response to changing export/import regulatory policies, trade control infrastructure, regulatory tracking, operational activities and related compliance requirements. She serves as the primary interface to government agencies for trade control matters. Previously, Greaney served as director of export management for Boeing’s defense and space unit, and as director of export management for Sea Launch. Before joining Boeing, Greaney held progressively senior level positions in export management at several major defense companies.

The Boeing Company

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.</p>

Workshop programme

8:30 Registration & Coffee

9:00 Workshop Host’s Opening Remarks

9:15 Aligning US and non-US export classifications

10:00 Collaboration among non-US-based subsidiaries of US firms and US-based subsidiaries of non-US firms

10:30 Morning Coffee

11:00 Growing trade control expertise and staffing in various global locations

11:30 U.S. export control reform implications for international Customs

12:15 Discussion and Closing Remarks

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‘A commitment to structured skills and knowledge enhancement for Personal or Professional competence’

CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

Undertaken over a period of time, CPD ensures that educational qualifications do not become obsolete, and allows for best practice and professional standards to be upheld.

CPD can be undertaken through a variety of learning activities including instructor led training courses, seminars and conferences, e:learning modules or structured reading.

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There are approximately 470 institutes in the UK across all industry sectors, with a collective membership of circa 4 million professionals, and they all expect their members to undertake CPD.

For some institutes undertaking CPD is mandatory e.g. accountancy and law, and linked to a licence to practice, for others it’s obligatory. By ensuring that their members undertake CPD, the professional bodies seek to ensure that professional standards, legislative awareness and ethical practices are maintained.

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The majority of Input and Output based schemes actively encourage individuals to seek appropriate CPD activities independently.

As a formal provider of CPD certified activities, SMI Group can provide an indication of the learning benefit gained and the typical completion. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the delegate to evaluate their learning, and record it correctly in line with their professional body’s or employers requirements.

GLOBAL CPD

Increasingly, international and emerging markets are ‘professionalising’ their workforces and looking to the UK to benchmark educational standards. The undertaking of CPD is now increasingly expected of any individual employed within today’s global marketplace.

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