This advanced due diligence training course covers the basics of typical forest regulatory structures to aid the wood trade professional in understanding the wood and forest regulatory scheme of their wood sources. The course covers techniques on engaging your supplier. 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.
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.
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.
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Directions to Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport about 15 minutes away (13 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 Mary Sáenz for more information.
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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