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Audits for the Wood Trade Professional - Houston, TX
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2/14/2018
When: 02/14/2018
From 8:00 am until 12:00 pm
Where: Hampton Inn Houston Downtown
710 Crawford Street
Houston, Texas  77022
United States
Contact: Joe O'Donnell
703-820-6696


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Audits are often used as part of an internal wood trade compliance program.   This program introduces the wood trade professional to the key components of an audit, the critical post-audit next steps of addressing non-conformities and corrective actions and some common techniques for conducting desk and site audits.   This advanced Wood Trade Compliance course was developed in coordination with World Resources Institute.  Prerequisite completion of the Wood Trade Compliance Training course.


The course will be taught in a half-day session in an effort to arm those buying and selling wood products with the latest information about resources and procedures that will allow them to tailor a compliance system to their company’s market niche. The half-day course includes, a light snack, and workbook materials.  

 

 

Program Fee:

IWPA Members: 

$99.00 for first registrant and $79 for any additional registrant per company.

 

Non-IWPA Members: 

$399.00 for the first registrant from a company and $349.00 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 - 20 miles / 35 minutes;

William P. Hobby Airport - 10 miles / 20 minutes

 

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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Phone: 703/820-6696; Fax: 703/820-8550; email


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