Society for International Affairs

Educating the International Trade Community on Export and Import Process

2021 Firearms and Ammunition Import/Export Conference

  • 22 Jun 2021
  • 25 Jun 2021
  • 4 sessions
  • 22 Jun 2021, 12:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • 23 Jun 2021, 12:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • 24 Jun 2021, 12:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • 25 Jun 2021, 12:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • Online Webex

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Co-sponsored by F.A.I.R. Trade Group and Society for International Affairs

Firearms and Ammunition: Addressing the
Import and Export Challenges through Compliance


Firearms and Ammunition: Addressing the Import and Export Challenges through Compliance

Join the F.A.I.R. Trade Group and SIA for four half-days dedicated to guiding businesses through the many challenges of importing and exporting firearms and ammunition. After years of maintaining a status quo, the industry is now facing extensive change, from what is a controlled firearm under ATF regulations to a complete overhaul of the rules governing firearms and ammunition exports. Register for this event to hear from distinguished officials from ATF, the Departments of State, Commerce, and Defense, and the Department of Justice. Keep up to date on ATF controls over permanent imports of defense articles, export controls …. The convenient virtual format with content delivered from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT over four days allows attendees to manage ongoing business demands each day, while staying current with the rules and policies governing firearms and ammunition imports and exports. Sign up today!

CLICK HERE FOR THE CONFERENCE AGENDA

(updated 4/27/2021)

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & FEES:

SIA/FAIR Member: $500 | Non-Member: $ $700 | Government: $300

Attendees are responsible for making their own event registration. Registration must be guaranteed with a major credit card or check.

CUT-OFF DATE: Cutoff date for reservations must be completed on or before, 5:00 PM EDT, Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

Please make checks payable to: Society for International Affairs or “SIA”

Please inform the SIA Business Manager at sia@siaed.org if you are paying by check.

Mail checks to:

Society for International Affairs
Attn: 2021 Firearms Conference 
P.O. Box 9466 
Arlington, VA 22219


CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations may be transferred to a current event or a refund will be issued minus the $35.00 cancellation fee.

Notice of cancellation must be by email or phone. Please contact the SIA Business Manager, Donna Dietz, sia@siaed.org or 703-946-5683.

REFUND REQUESTS AS A RESULT OF TECHNICAL ISSUES:

It is the responsibility of the attendee to confirm system requirements and test their computers prior to the start of the event.

If a technical failure at the attendee’s home or workplace prevents access to the live event, refunds will not be made. Please log into the event 30 minutes prior to the start time.

SIA PROGRAMS QUALIFICATION FOR CLE/CPE CREDITS

SIA Conferences and Seminars may qualify for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits, depending upon the specific jurisdictional requirements. Please check your local jurisdiction. 


Conference Committee:

  • SIA President: Marc Binder, International Trade Compliance Strategies 
  • SIA Board Liaison: Candace Goforth, Goforth Trade Advisors LLC
  • FAIR President: Charles Fowler 
  • FAIR Board Liaison: Michael Faucette, Executive Director for FAIR
  • Audio/Visual/Publications Chair: Tracy Gronewold, Deputy Executive Director for FAIR 
  • Special Advisor: Johanna Reeves, Reeves & Dola, LLP
SIA Business Office | sia@siaed.org

THE SOCIETY FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Background & Purpose

The Society for International Affairs, Inc. (SIA) is a volunteer, nonprofit, educational organization that was jointly formed in 1967 by US Government and Industry. SIA provides a forum for the exchange of information related to export and import licensing. SIA interests cover the entire spectrum of licensing pertaining to the Departments of Commerce, Defense, State, Treasury, and Homeland Security.

Activities

Business luncheon meetings are held regularly and feature guest speakers who address regulatory and policy issues affecting exporting and importing. Conferences and seminars are presented on a regular basis to educate and instruct the export community on all aspects of defense and commercial exports and technology transfers.

THE F.A.I.R. Trade Group

Background & Purpose

The Firearms and Ammunition Import/Export Roundtable (F.A.I.R.) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the interests of the firearms and ammunition import/export community. Our mission is to keep the American firearms and ammunition markets open to the global community of suppliers to ensure consumers the broadest market choices. While maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and integrity, F.A.I.R. works with regulatory agencies in a constructive manner to improve regulations governing firearm/ammunition imports and exports. We operate entirely on the funds derived from contributions and our dues paying membership.

Code of Conduct

The meetings and functions of SIA are designed to facilitate the free exchange of ideas and information. Information from these sessions is not for attribution or publication. Recording devices may not be used. SIA members and attendees are expected to uphold the highest standards of personal conduct at all SIA functions and must abide by the Code of Conduct.

Membership

Information about SIA membership is available at www.siaed.org. Information about F.A.I.R. membership is available at www.fairtradegroup.org.



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