NCITD to Present Program Featuring Tom Smith, Head of the United Kingdom’s Export Control Organisation, on May 23, 2012 in Washington, DC
The ECO, part of the United Kingdom’s Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) is responsible for legislating, assessing and issuing export, trade transshipment and trade control licenses for military and dual-use goods.
Mr. Smith, who has served as the head of the ECO since 2009, has a great deal of experience working with trade-related issues in the U.K. Government and in the private sector. Mr. Smith will discuss the latest export control and sanctions developments in the U.K. and European Union, including information on export enforcement and penalty matters.
The May 23, 2012 program, which will include lunch, will be held from 12 pm to 1:30 pm at General Electric’s Washington, DC office, located at 1299 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Ninth Floor, Washington, DC 20004. The building entrance is at the NW corner of 12th and E Streets NW. The program is free for NCITD members and $45 for non-members.