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Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Giovanni's Restaurant & Convention Center
610 N Bell School Rd., Rockford, IL 61107

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Agenda

8:00 – 9:00

Check-in / Continental Breakfast / Exhibit Booths Open

9:00 – 9:15

"Go Global: Optimize your Supply Chain"
Carrie Zethmayr, Manager of the Illinois SBDC International Trade Center

9:15 – 10:15

"UTC Aerospace Systems’ International Story"
Stan R. Kottke ll, General Manager, Defense Systems Enterprise Electric Systems, UTC Aerospace Systems
Kristin Smith, Director of International Trade Compliance, UTC Aerospace Systems

10:15 – 10:40

Networking and Exhibits Open

10:45 – 12:00

Track 1: “Navigating the ITAR"
Sabrina Houlton, Assistant General Counsel, International Trade Compliance for UTC Aerospace Systems

Track 2: “Strategic Planning for Global Markets”
Fabrice Bonvoisin, President, FB International LLC

12:00 – 12:15

Lunch is served

12:15 – 1:15

"The State of World Trade"
John Murphy, Vice President International Affairs, US Chamber of Commerce

1:15 – 1:40

Networking and Exhibits Open

1:45 – 3:00

Track 1: “ECCN Select: Your Path to Export Compliance”
Jerry Greenwell, Director of Export Compliance, Miller & Co. P.C.

Track 2: “Designing Supply Chains from Rockford to the World”
Michael Hugos, Principal, SCM Globe

3:00 – 4:30

Track 1: "Understanding and Managing Economic Sanctions”
Anne E. Borkovic, Associate, Akin Gump, Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Track 2: “Cross-Cultural Communication – Negotiation”
Denis Leclerc, Ph.D., Thunderbird School of Global Management

4:30 – 6:30

Networking Reception and Exhibits Open – Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres will be served.