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Agenda Fix - Kelly

Tuesday, April 5

 

3:00 – 5:00 pm

5:30 – 6:30 pm

Executive Committee (closed)

Board of Directors Reception (closed)


Wednesday, April 6

7:00 am –1:00 pm

 IWPA Annual Golf Classic (optional)

 1:00 – 4:30 pm  Ranch Experience (optional)
 2:00 – 5:30 pm  Board of Directors Meeting (closed)
 5:30 – 6:00 pm  Spouse/Guest Reception
 6:00 – 7:30 pm  President's Opening Reception

 

Thursday, April 7

8:00 - 9:00 am


Networking Breakfast with Exhibits

9:00 – 9:45 am Opening Welcome & Business Session: Cindy Squires – Exec. Director/Craig Forester - President 

9:45 – 10:45 am

Keynote Speaker: Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman Global Head of Currency Strategy

9:45 am - 2:00 pm Spouse Program: Austin Tour Featuring Kendra Scott Jewelry (optional) 
10:45 – 11:00 am
Networking Break with Exhibits
11:00 – 12:00 pm Lacey Act Update - Enforcement & New Tools for Compliance

-Parul Patel, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Lacey Act Office

-Christopher Hale, U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental Crimes Section

-Hugh Reitz, UCS Global, Co-Chair of the IWPA Due Care Training Project Committee

12:00 – 1:30 pm

Networking Lunch Presented by the Malaysian Timber Council: Promotion Strategies for Globally Sourced Timber from Sustainably Managed Forests

-Datuk Dr. Abdul Rahim Nik, FASc, CEO of the Malaysian Timber Council

-Norbert Sonne, Forest Programme Coordinator for WWF Cameroon

1:45 – 2:45 pm

Implementing Due Care - Solutions and Innovations

-Ray Markley, Shorepoint Insurance Services

-Sam Witten, Arnold & Porter LLP

-Pedro Moura Costa, BVRio Responsible Timber Exchange
2:45 – 3:00 pm  Networking Break with Exhibits
3:00 – 4:30 pm  CITES and Climate Change – Forecast for the Future
- Anne St. John, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Division of Management Authority (CITES US)  
- Linda Walker, Director of the World Wildlife Fund’s Global Forest & Trade Network-North America
- Moderated by Chip Barber, Director of the Forest Legality Alliance at the World Resources Institute
4:30 – 5:30 pm NHLA Member Reception (by Invitation only)
5:30 – 6:30 pm Networking Reception - Mexican Martini Reception 

Friday, April 8

7:00 – 7:30 am


President's 3K Fun Run / Walk

8:00 – 9:00 am  Networking Breakfast with Exhibits 
9:00 – 10:00 am   Keynote Speaker: Dean Savoca - Increase Influence: Eight Essential Attributes of Successful Leaders 
10:00 – 10:15 am  Networking Break with Exhibits 
10:15 - 11:15 am  Formaldehyde - What to Expect from EPA & CARB

-Erik Winchester, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

-Lynn Baker, California Air Resources Board

-Elise Dieterich, Kutak Rock LLP

11:15 am - noon 

Logistics, Ports & Customs - What's Next

-Robert Bekalarski, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

-Daniel Wackerman, STEER Company

12:00 – 2:00 pm  Lunch on own
12:15 – 2:00 pm  IWPA Past President's Luncheon (closed)  
2:00 – 4:30 pm 

Committee Meetings / Educational Sessions

2:00 - 4:30 pm 

Dean Savoca: Leader as a Coach - Moving Your Team to Winning Results

5:00 – 6:00 pm  IWPA PAC Appreciation Reception (by Invitation only) 
6:00 – 10:00 pm 
Passing the Gavel Closing Reception & Banquet 

 

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