Defence Exports Asia-Pacific

Venue: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Event Date/Time: Feb 01, 2012 End Date/Time: Feb 02, 2012
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Every year new export controls, regulations and laws are introduced and it is pivotal that defence contractors comply with these new regulations. Our conference will provide delegates the opportunity to learn about the latest Asian export controls and regulations, as well as how to comply with them. With speakers from across Asia and the three U.S. Departments of Commerce, Defence and State, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Following the success of Defence Exports in Europe, the conference is heading to the Asian market to discuss the major Defence Export controls and regulations in the region. SMi is therefore proud to present Defence Exports Asia-Pacific, which will be held in Singapore on 1st & 2nd February 2012.

With key topics being discussed from the latest ITAR and EAR regulations to the latest treaties being introduced in the region, take this chance to network with the key policy makers and participate in interactive panel discussions on all the talked about export controls. Listen to industry examples of how to comply with the new regulations, controls and laws so your company does not get caught out.

Defence Exports is a major discussion area within the Defence arena and this conference will provide a fantastic insight into the Asia Export Controls and the future for Defence Exports in the region.

Key reasons to attend:
• Meet senior representatives from U.S. Departments of Commerce, Defense and State
• Discuss the latest regulations and export controls across Asia
• Analyse the latest changes to the ITAR and EAR
• Assess the latest regulations in the Asian market
• Learn the new treaties which have been introduced in the Asian market
• Network with senior policy makers

Hear key presentations from our international speakers:
• Angelina Gurunathan, Principal Assistant Director, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysia
• Naeem Azid, Director, Licensing and Regulations, Strategic Export Control Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan
• Donald Pearce, Commercial Consul, US Consulate General (Singapore)
• David Hayes, Director, David Hayes Export Controls and Chairman, Export Group for Aerospace and Defence, UK
• Gary Stanley, President, Global Legal Services
• Robert. S. Kovac, Managing Director, Directorate of Defence Trade Controls, US Department of State
• James Hursch, Director of the Defence Technology Security Administration (DTSA), US Department of Defense
• Ian Stewart, Lead Researcher on Proliferation Procurement & Anti-Proliferation in the Private Sector, Ministry of Defence, UK

To view our conference agenda and full speaker line-up, please visit

PLUS – Don’t miss our post-conference workshops, both held on 3rd February 2012:

Export Controls in Europe
8.30am – 12.30pm
Led by: David Hayes BSc (Hons) FRAeS, Director, David Hayes Export Controls

IT Challenges in Effective Export Control Compliance
1.30pm – 5.00pm
Led by: Gary Stanley, President, Global Legal Services

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