In-Person Conference

6th Annual International Conference on

Global Sanctions and Export Controls

Join us in the capital to learn about effective sanctions and trade control compliance from national administrators and leading specialists.

Washington D.C.
Oct 23-24, 2024
Capital Hilton

Practical Guidance for Sanctions and Export Compliance

Hear firsthand from the nation’s administrators of sanctions and export control regulations. Meet leading practitioners and specialists. Network with like-minded compliance professionals. Build long-lasting, career-serving contacts. Take away the best advice on balancing Washington’s legal demands while sustaining your company’s growth and profitability. Make every minute count in a conference that can transform your compliance program. Given unprecedented demand, this event is expected to fill to capacity. Register early!

Networking Opportunities

2024 WASHINGTON CONFERENCE

Topical Presentations

ACSS sanctions and trade controls professionals have chosen government officials and specialists to examine topical issues in their field. Concise explanations cover the breadth of concerns compliance officers can confront in a lively format you won’t forget.

Roundtable Discussions

Choose topics and speakers that most captivate you. Sit down at a table with your peers to hear and discuss pending regulations or new examples of breaches that could affect you. Multiple sessions provide you with opportunities to probe and discuss numerous topics.

Networking Events

Have face-to-face chats with speakers, fellow delegates, and other professionals who share similar challenges. Take every opportunity to further your knowledge, make new contacts, catch up with old colleagues, and learn all the latest developments in the sanctions and export controls space.

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11 Reasons to Attend

LEARN NEW TRENDS, STRATEGIES, TACTICS

Vital knowledge to manage sanctions risks effectively and do your job better in this fast-evolving field.

MEET THE EXPERTS

Our 6th annual sanctions conference brings you more than 24 experts over 2 days, speaking on 20+ hot topics in sanctions and trade controls, with many opportunities to network and ask those burning questions. That is a lot of expertise in one room.

ADVANCE YOUR CAREER

Our conference offers you unique career building opportunities in the sanctions field that you won’t find anywhere else. Terrific networking over two days with fellow ACSS members and others.

ANSWERS TO YOUR TOUGH QUESTIONS

Our popular roundtables let you ask your unique questions to experts in a face-to-face dynamic.

NETWORK, CONNECT FOR THE LONG TERM

Meet people from many places who help you solve your sanctions challenges. One new contact can pay you dividends for many years (and pay for the cost of admission many times over).

GET INSPIRED

Highly skilled and experienced experts show you how they would tackle similar issues and share ideas on how to make your day-to-day more manageable.

LOOK, SAMPLE AND COMPARE

Our Exhibition Area lets you meet top-of-the-line software and professional services providers who can help you meet your needs.

PRICELESS KNOWLEDGE

The new skills, best practices and vital knowledge you gain will impress your peers, superiors, auditors and regulators – and advance your career.

REDUCE RISKS

Stay clear of sanctions minefields, stay out of trouble and meet your legal duties.

VALUE FOR YOUR INVESTMENT

The best news about our conference is the affordable registration fee. It’s the best sanctions compliance and risk management investment you’ll make this year!

BY SANCTIONS PROFESSIONALS FOR SANCTIONS PROFESSIONALS

The Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists is the only global organization dedicated to the sanctions compliance professional. With members in over 70 countries, you can be sure that our 6th annual conference will provide practical guidance you can apply to your work and a unique opportunity to share insights and war stories with your fellow sanctions professionals.

in the conference

WHO YOU WILL MEET

• Compliance professionals
• Sanctions lawyers and investigators
• International trade specialists
• Government officials
• Financial institutions
• Solutions providers

Topics of the Conference

Informative Discussions

Panel Discussions

Washington Update: Navigating Geopolitical Changes and Potential New Divergence

Restrictive Exports to China: Semiconductors, Microchips, and others.

Sanctions Circumvention — Typologies and Red Flags

OFAC Expectations: IP Blocking and Geofencing

Nexus, Sanctions Contract Clauses, Conflict of Law and Legal Gray Zones

CSI Sanctions: Dissection of the Latest Sanctions and Export Controls Enforcement Actions

AND OUR POPULAR ROUND TABLES, INCLUDING

De Minimis Rule: Understanding and Calculating Controlled US-origin Commodities for Compliance

Trade Insurance Ecosystem — Knowing Your Supply Chain

Use Case: AI for Screening and Customer Due Diligence for Sanctions Compliance

Proposed BIS Rule: Customer Identification Program and Other Large-Scale Record-Keeping Requirements for Cloud Services

Oil and Gas Spotlight

OFAC Sanctions: Ask Me Anything

Export Controls: Ask Me Anything

EAR and Dual Use 101 For the Financial Sector

Tips for Recruiting Sanctions Compliance Professionals: From Inside and Outside Your Business

China Risk

Testimonials from Previous Conference

Why Attendees Like the Annual ACSS US Conference

ACSS sanctions and trade controls professionals have chosen government officials and specialists to examine topical issues in their field. Concise explanations cover the breadth of concerns compliance officers can confront in a lively format you won’t forget.

“I gained a lot of insight especially in the export field. I loved the panels and listening to the experts, I think it was very beneficial. I take about a training in the ACSS website a month. This is the most comprehensive community for sanctions and export controls and I am so happy to be part of it.”

Brian Andera
Compliance Risk Manager Lead, USAA

“The environment was laid back and enjoyable. It was easy to network and enjoyed the opportunities to discuss current issues with other sanction professionals.”

Angela Cubbison
Sr. Ops manager- sanctions compliance, PNC

“It was excellent.”

Todd Maddison
Sanctions manager, Rabobank

“Overall great conference; really enjoyed the private sessions.”

Patrick Cave
Guggenheim Partners

Sponsors

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Contact Us

ACSS Headquarters

Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists

7950 NW 53rd Street, Suite 337
Miami, FL 33166
United States

+1-305-433-7187

https://sanctionsassociation.org

For questions please contact us at: conference@sanctionsassociation.org