Past event: U.S. Export & Reexport Compliance For Canadian Operations

Don't miss the only comprehensive event for the export and re-export compliance community in Canada!

We are pleased to announce that the 13th Annual Forum on U.S. Export & Re-Export Compliance for Canadian Operations is returning to Toronto on January 24–25, 2024!

As the only comprehensive, practical event of its kind in Canada, the fully updated 2024 program will focus on the complex interplay between U.S. and Canadian export/re-export controls, and the nuances of applying U.S. requirements to the Canadian context.

For more than a decade, this acclaimed event has gathered senior U.S. and Canadian government officials, as well as legal and compliance experts from aerospace, defense, technology, satellite, space, logistics and many more industries.
  • Network with professionals from the high technology, space, defense, aerospace, satellite industries.
  • Hear from senior government officials from both Canada and the U.S.
  • Get Practical Insights from leading exporters

Session Highlights for 2024

  • Complex Classification Conundrums and How to Resolve Them-Hypothetical Scenarios and Practical Takeaways
  • The Newest Technical Data, AI, and Cloud Risks: Updating Your Program Amid the Rapidly Evolving Export Compliance and Tech Innovation Landscapes
  • Separating Fact from Fiction: Applying the Exceptions and Exemptions to The Foreign Direct Product and de minimis Rules
  • China, Russia- and the Interplay of Export Controls and Sanctions: The Biggest, Most Enduring Compliance and Enforcement Risks Confronting Canadian Industry


Conference Co-Chairs

  • Kenneth Purchase, Senior Director, Global Trade Requirements Management, Office of General Counsel, Pratt & Whitney
  • Gary Stanley, President, Global Legal Services, PC (USA)

Government Speaker

  • Dan Clutch, Deputy Director for the Office of Export Enforcement (OEE), U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
  • Paula Folkes-Dallaire, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Duncan Toswell, Senior Director, Controlled Goods Program, Public Services and Procurement Canada

Distinguished Faculty

  • Phillip Cedoz, Vice President of Trade, Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
  • Gordon Clarke, Director, Engineering, & Regulatory Affairs, Cesaroni Technology Inc.
  • Debi Davis, Vice President-Global Compliance, TransDigm Group
  • Mahsa Dokhani, Senior Manager, Global Trade Compliance, Curtiss-Wright Corporation
  • Ajay Gupta, Independent Defence Trade Compliance Professional, Formerly Senior Manager – Defence Trade Compliance, & Contract Security, Irving Shipbuilding
  • Doron Hindin, Associate General Counsel, McKinsey & Company (USA)
  • Ian-Andrew Knowlton, Export Compliance Officer & Designated Official, NovAtel
  • Monique Laneville, Senior Director, Global Trade, Collins Aerospace
  • Kevin Riddell, Director, Trade & Regulatory Compliance, Construction Products Group, Tremco (Canada)
  • Melanie Rosenblath, Program Manager – Security Compliance, Microsoft Canada Inc.
  • Boris Zadkovic, Director, Global Trade Compliance, L3Harris Technologies Inc.
  • Kay Georgi, Partner, ArentFox Shiff LLP (USA)
  • Francesca Guerrero, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP
  • Peter Jeydel, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Susana Lee, Attorney, Cassidy Levy Kent (Canada) LLP
  • Barbara Linney, Partner, BakerHostetler LLP (USA)
  • Andrew McAllister, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP
  • Adetayo Osuntogun, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Darren Riley, Founding Member, Riley Trade Law PLLC
  • Mollie Sitkowski, Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Tatiana Sullivan, Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Brenda Swick, Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Wendy Wagner, Partner, Gowling WLG International

Please fill in your name and email to receive the Conference Agenda of this event.


Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport
6257 Airport Road, L4V 1E4
Toronto, Mississauga, ON, CAnada

Phone: 1-800-368-7764 or 905-678-1400


We are pleased to offer our delegates a limited number of hotel rooms at a negotiated rate. To take advantage of these rates, please contact the hotel directly and quote “CI's U.S Export and Re-Export Compliance”.

Booking Link

Please note that the guest room block cut-off date is December 22nd, 2023. After that date OR when the room block fills, guestroom availability and rate can no longer be guaranteed.
Event details
Organizer : American Conference Institute
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-24749