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Wood Trade Compliance Training - Houston, Texas
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2/13/2018
When: 02/13/2018
From 8:00 am until 5:00 pm
Where: Hampton Inn Houston Downtown
710 Crawford Street
Houston, Texas  77002
United States
Contact: Joe O'Donnell
703-820-6696


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IWPA’s original due diligence training course was developed in partnership with the World Resources Institute utilizing U.S. Agency for International Development funding.The course provides attendees with a comprehensive analysis of the requirements of the Lacey Act and other laws relevant to the trade in wood products. The full day course includes, lunch, and workbook materials.   

 

 

Program Fee:

IWPA Members: 

$195.00 for first registrant and $95 for any additional registrant per company.

 

Non-IWPA Members: 

$695.00 for the first registrant from a company and $595.00 for subsequent registrants. 

 

Who Should Attend?

If you import, buy, sell or use imported wood in your business this course is for you.  In this course you will learn how to avoid a Lumber Liquidators situation for your business.  Recently, Lumber Liquidators agreed to pay a $13.5 million dollar fine and implement a comprehensive Environmental Compliance Plan due to Customs Law and Lacey Act violations.  The course has relevance for ‘C suite” executives as well as front line compliance and buying staff.  Reduced pricing is offered for multiple participants from the same company.  

Location:

To make a reservation at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown, click on this link.

Directions to Hampton Inn Houston Downtown

 

Airport:

Houston Intercontinental Airport about 35 minutes away (20 miles)
William P. Hobby Airport about 20 minutes away (10 miles)

 

Limited travel funding is available to attend these courses for qualifying small and mid-sized companies from the U.S. Forest Service. Please contact Matt Buechner for more information.

 


 

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be received 15 days prior to the course date and are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds will be made for requests received after the course date. If you are unable to attend, you may substitute someone in your place.

 

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IWPA - 4214 King Street - Alexandria, Virginia 22302
Phone: 703/820-6696; Fax: 703/820-8550; email


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