Europe’s Leading Arms Export Controls conference, Defence Exports 2015 returns to Amsterdam to bring together international trade lawyers, Government officials, trade compliance and defence industry professionals from across the world to discuss the latest developments in international export reforms and plans for regulation changes in the future.

Key Government Speakers:

• Kevin Wolf, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration, U.S Department of Commerce

• Major General Jean-Luc Tinland, Director of the Armaments Department, DGA

• Jon Erik Strømø, Director, Section for Export Control, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

• Georg Pietsch, Directorate General Exports, Ministry of Economics & Technology of National Defence Canada

• Christopher Chew, Head of Policy, Export Control Organisation, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

• Melanie Reddiar, Director of SCIENTIFIC SUPPORT, Non-Proliferation Secretariat, Department of Trade and Industry South Africa

Industry Speakers:

• Kathryn Greaney, Vice President of Global Trade Controls, The Boeing Company

• Alexander Groba, Coordinator U.S. Regulations, Airbus Group

• Carmen Fellows, Senior Director, Global Trade Compliance, Finmeccanica North America and DRS Technologies

• Björn Uggla, Vice President Export Compliance, Saab AB

• Nicolas Fribolle, Trade Compliance Director, Meggitt Sensing Systems

• Beth Mersch, Director, Global Trade Management Europe, Northrop Grumman Corporation

• Stan Hoppenbrouwer, Group Export Control Director, Thales

PLUS DON’T MISS – 4 interactive half-day workshops:

A) Specially Designed (Kevin Wolf, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce)

B) Defence Trade under the EAR (Gary Stanley, President, Global Legal Services)

C) Going Global in the New Era of Trade Controls (Boeing)

D) A trade compliance plan for new and proposed EU member states (SECURUS Strategic Trade Consulting)