Event Date/Time: Oct 20, 2009 End Date/Time: Oct 21, 2009
Registration Date: Oct 20, 2009
Early Registration Date: Jul 31, 2009
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The 2nd Customs Compliance Boot Camp on the 20th & 21st October 2009, in Dorking is the only comprehensive event on the market to bring you in-depth and intensive coverage on customs and trade complex issues.

This year, the agenda features a session on the new Senior Accounting Officers (SAOs) sign off obligations introduced by the UK Finance Bill 2009. The focus will be on how it will impact the way companies manage their customs activities and how they should prepare to comply with the new regulation. Also, you’ll get a fresh and very different view from various expert speakers on how they address customs compliance issues, including:

• The HMRC’s current strategic direction and priorities in relation to audits
• Overcoming challenges in implementing modernised computer programmes to support the MCC
• Implications of the new role and responsibilities of the Senior Accounting Officer on internal audit
• Customs planning and cost reduction opportunities
• Improving Customs Valuation Efficiency to Mitigate Disputes

Get up-to-date customs management best practices from a leading faculty of speakers including:

• Stefaan Depypere, Director, Directorate General for Trade, European Commission
• Emily O’Connor, Senior Policy Manager, International Chamber of Commerce
• Keith Vaughan, Customs Affairs Manager Europe, UPS and Chairman - Customs and Trade Facilitation Committee, AmCham EU
• Tim Cornell, National Manager – International Trade Development Liaison Officer (ITDLO), HMRC
• Bruno Fransman, Strategic Trade Initiatives Manager, Honeywell Automation, & Control Solutions
• Howard Levene, Regional Customs Manager – Delphi Global Customs Staff, Europe Middle East &Africa, Delphi Automotive Systems
• Joanne Chalmers, Senior Customs Manager, Tesco Stores Ltd
• Philip Challen, Group Manager, European Duties & Customs Compliance, GE International, Inc
• Mark Corby, Director, Trade Compliance – Europe, Emerson Process Management
• Eric van der Starre, Senior Director, Corporate Trade Compliance, NXP Semiconductors Netherlands B.V.
• Roger McCrary, Director, Global Customs Strategy & Trade Compliance, Pfizer, Inc.

Also, dont miss the Pre-conference Master Class – Monday 19 October 2009
Export Controls Fundamentals for Customs Managers


Additional Information

Conference only and conference plus accommodation packages available, please check the conference website for further details.