Defence Exports 2017 Conference

Documentation - September 27-28, 2017- Rome, Italy

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We are delighted to announce the 12th annual Defence Exports conference convening on the 27th and 28th September 2017, in Rome, Italy.

Our Defence Exports conference will provide essential updates from leading representatives of government and industry on their best practices for complying with export controls. A truly global event, delegates will hear from government speakers and senior international trade compliance professionals from around the world on regulation controls including ITAR, EAR, ECR, Dual-Use and the Wassenaar Arrangement.

As well as understanding how these leading organisations optimise their global trade compliance programmes to maximise efficiency, this year's 12th Annual event will deal with the critical developments of 2017 making a profound impact upon the defense trade including a new administration in the White House, Brexit and the growing threat of cyber.

This industry-leading conference provides an unrivalled opportunity to meet, network and learn from leading lawyers, consultants, industry professionals and government officials from around the world.

Benefits of Attending

  • Hear from leading government and industry officials on best practices to enhance compliance efficiency
  • Network with heads of international trade compliance and heads of export controls from Europe, North America, and the rest of the world
  • Learn how leading representatives at the forefront of defence trade are combating the threat of cyber intrusion and export control violations
  • Understand how political implications will affect defence trade globally in 2017 and beyond

Plus 2 Pre-Conference Workshops | 26th September

Workshop A: Update on Export Controls and IT
Hosted by: Gary Stanley, Global Legal Services

Workshop B: U.S. Export Controls and Re-Export Considerations
Hosted by: Matthew Borman, U.S. Department of Commerce

And 2 Post-Conference Workshops | 29th September

Workshop C: Essential Elements of an Export Control Compliance Regime
Hosted by: Sue Tooze, BAE Systems

Workshop D: Export Control Classification Across the Globe
Hosted by: Jay Nash, SECURUS Strategic Trade Solutions


  • Ambassador Philip Griffiths, Head of Secretariat, Wassenaar Arrangement
  • Anthony M. Dearth (Tony), Managing Director (Acting), Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, U.S. Department of State
  • Beth Johnson, Director, European Regional Trade Compliance, Global Trade Management, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Bill Wade, Vice President, International Licensing & Compliance, L-3 Communications Integrated Systems
  • Brigadier General Thierry Carlier, Deputy Director, International, Strategic and Technological Affairs Directorate, French Secretariat-General for National Defence and Security- Prime Minister's Services
  • Brooke Butler, CEO and Founder, Globaleyes
  • Claire Harrison, Head of Business Awareness, Export Control Joint Unit, UK Department for International Trade
  • Curtis M. Dombek, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
  • David Rogers, Programme Deputy Head, WATERGUARD, UK MoD
  • Dr Massimo Cipolletti, Head of Unit, Dual Use Items, Commercial Embargoes and Chemical Weapons, Directorate General For International Trade Policy, Italian Ministry of Economic Development
  • Gary Stanley, President, Global Legal Services
  • Harald Hohmann, Partner, Hohmann Rechtsanwaelte
  • Holger Beutel, Director of Export Monitoring, Information Analysis, WAR Weapons Control, Verification, Outreach, German Federal Office of Economics and Export Control
  • Jay Nash, Managing Director, Strategy & Development, SECURUS Strategic Trade Solutions, LLC
  • Kenneth Oukrop, Director of Licensing, Defence Technology Security Administration
  • Laurence Carey, Export and Trade Control Manager, Marshall Aerospace
  • Mark Jones, DES WATERGUARD ASSC Compliance Lead, MOD
  • Matthew Borman, Acting Assistant Secretary of Export Administration, US Department of Commerce
  • Minister Plenipotentiary Francesco Azzarello, Director, National Authority- UAMA (Armament Licensing and Controls), Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
  • Nancy Fischer, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Pierfilippo Rossetti, Head of Trade Compliance, Legal, Corporate Affairs and Compliance, Leonardo
  • Racheli Chen, Director Defense Export Control Agency , Ministry of Defense Israel
  • Rafael Antunes Marta, Lead Europe, Russia & Israel, Global Trade Controls, Office of Internal Governance, The Boeing Company
  • Ramon Muro, Deputy Director General, Foreign Trade of Defence Materials and Dual Use Goods and Technologies, Ministry of Industry Trade & Tourism, Spain
  • Reid Whitten, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
  • Rosa Rosanelli, Head of International Trade Compliance, Belgium Engine Center-AIM Norway
  • Stephane Chardon, Export Control Coordinator, Directorate General for Trade, European Commission
  • Sue Tooze, Deputy Head of Export Control, Group Legal, BAE Systems
  • Suzanne Reifman, Director of Global Trade Management, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Thomas Mathew, Vice President- Global Trade Solutions , OCR
  • Warren Bayliss, Group Head of Export Controls Defence, Rolls Royce Plc
  • Wendy Gilmour, Director General, Trade Controls Bureau, Department of Foreign Affairs Canada
The agenda is available as PDF under downloads at the right side of the page.

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Crowne Plaza Rome St. Peter's Hotel & Spa
Via Aurelia Antica, 415, 00165
Rome, Italy

Who should attend

  • Trade Compliance Managers
  • Heads of International Trade Compliance
  • Head of Export Controls
  • Head of Dual-Use Controls
  • Head of Trade Controls


Crowne Plaza Rome St. Peter's Hotel & Spa
Via Aurelia Antica 415
Rome, Italy
Event details
Organizer :SAE Media Group
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-15951