Dates: October 6 - 8, 2024
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
The Steering Committee welcomes 48 of the most experienced attorneys, in-house counsel and compliance professionals in the U.S. defense industry to discuss shared challenges on the impact of government policy, regulations, and compliance with export regulation.
Using candid, seminar-style discussion at this annual meeting, the group examines trends and developments for meaningful dialogue on the most pressing export controls issues. During some of the sessions, participants have the opportunity to obtain the perspectives of key USG officials.
Built on meaningful interactions and genuine connections, the Forum is the premiere gathering for preeminent leaders on U.S. defense-related export control and trade policy issues.
"An invigorating experience. Open debate, critical analysis and benchmarking opportunities not available in any other setting. Ideas flow freely among the leaders in the field."Michael Mellen Director and General Counsel Lockheed Martin Corp. Arlington, VA
"The Forum experience offers a great opportunity for cross-collaboration among industry colleagues in a small group setting."Christine McGinn Managing Director, Senior Compliance & Security Partner Alpha Omega Consulting Group, Inter Global Trade Consulting Scottsdale, AZ
"The Forum presents a unique opportunity to have high-level thoughtful discussion with the leaders of the international trade compliance community. This is the best investment of time and resources I have made on a conference. I hope to be able to come back year after year."Jahna Hartwig Senior Counsel Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Washington, D.C.
"This is a graduate level meeting. SIA and other forums are just getting the basics. I got a lot of real insight into compliance issues."Timothy Ruthemeyer Export Manager Naval Research Laboratory Washington, D.C.