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Birmingham Export Control Symposium

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

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This event has been cancelled - more information on a rescheduled event will follow.

Export Control Symposium – Supporting the Supply Chain

Subject to change

9 am - Registration, coffee, networking

9:30 am - Welcome

9:45 am - Supporting the supply chain

  • Overview of Export Controls and implications for the supply chains

  • Topical Issues for export control

  • Latest Developments in the Licensing IT platform

10:45 am - Industry view - how government can further support tier 2 and 3 suppliers - speaker TBC

11 am - Workshops introduction - Workshop leaders

11:15 am - Break and networking

11:45 am - Workshop One

From 12:45 pm* - Lunch

2 pm - Workshop Two

From 3 pm* - Break and networking

3:30 pm - Workshop Three

4:30 to 4:45 pm* - Close

*Please note that the US export controls Beginners’ workshop is 1 hour 15 minutes duration. All other workshops are 1 hour.

Symposium Workshop Topics

Attendance is pre-registered – timings and room information will be with your ID badge when you register.

Export Licensing Criteria risk assessment, and Know Your Customer (1 hour)

Understanding the Criteria for managing risks and how to learn about your export destinations – case study approach.

Led by ECJU’s FCO team.

Digital services improvement update (1 hour)

The Department for International Trade’s ‘LITE’ digital team preview the replacement for the current SPIRE online platform for requesting export licences on restricted goods.

Enforcing Export controls on strategic goods (1 hour)

Why Customs intercept goods

Customs enforcement action and outcomes

Led by HM Revenue & Customs

Protecting classified information and material: MOD Form 680, exhibition clearances and Private Venture grading (1 hour)

Led by ECJU’s MOD licensing team.

US Export Controls – Beginner (1 hour 15 minutes)

An overview of US export control regulations covering ITAR, EAR and the Export Control Review.

Led by Export Group for Aerospace, Defence and Dual Use (EGADD).

The Licensing process and OGELs

Learn about the scope of the various licences and which one to use 

Get your goods to market more quickly with an Open General Export Licence (OGEL).

Led by ECJU’s Business Awareness and Compliance teams.

Classifying items, software and technology for export licence purposes (1 hour)

This session will include examples and scenarios to help you to better classify items on the Military and Dual Use Control Lists.

Led by the ECJU Training Team and Technical Assessment Unit