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Advanced Wood Trade Compliance Training - Tuscon, AZ
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When: 04/02/2019
From 8:00 am until 5:00 pm
Where: Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
7000 N. Resort Drive
Tucson, Arizona  85750
United States
Contact: Joe O'Donnell

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This advanced course builds on the topics covered in the original Wood Trade Compliance course for the wood trade professional developed in coordination with World Resources Institute.  Sourcing strategies, risk assessment methods, validation of supplier compliance to requirements and updates on the latest regulations and enforcement actions will be covered.   Prerequisite completion of the Wood Trade Compliance Training course.

The course arms those buying and selling wood products with advanced information about resources and procedures that will allow them to tailor a compliance system to their company’s market niche. The full day course includes lunch, and workbook materials.  


Program Fee

IWPA Members: $195.00


Non-IWPA Members: $695.00 


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.  


The Loews Ventana Canyon Resort has 398 luxury guest rooms and its only 30 minutes from Tucson Int’l Airport and downtown.  You may reserve your room online by clicking here, rates start at $219.00.

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The most convenient airport to fly into is the Tuscon International Airport and it is only 30 minutes away from the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.


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