Basics of Exporting for Aerospace and Defense Industries


Thursday, August 9, 2018
SC Department of Commerce

1201 Main Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Columbia, SC 29201

Parking Available in the Lady Street Garage

8:15 am - 4:30pm.

$250 per person if registered by July 19; $295 after July 19. All reference material, beverages, and lunch are included.  SC District Export Council will offer this class at a special rate (normal price is $350), so seating is limited.

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Export University 201: Compliance

Date/Location: September 6, 2018

                            SCRA Nexton Facility
                            315 Sigma Drive, Summerville, SC 29486

Time:                  8:30 am - 4:00 pm 

Cost:                  $45 per person.  Includes lunch and resource materials

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Topics Covered: 

  • Understanding the six (6) ways to Export/Import Duty Free  
  • Determining the Country of Origin vs. Marking the Origin   
  • Exporting Samples, Warranties, Repairs & Replacements   
  • Proper Customs Valuation as well as Transfer Pricing with Related Parties   
  • Three (3) Drop Shipment Scenarios with Proper Customs Values & Documents    
  • Learning more about the FCPA- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act  
  • Successor Liability – how this affects you   
  • Best Practices of Successful Companies 

Who should attend:  Traffic managers, purchasing managers, shipping/receiving personnel, compliance officers, sales managers, customer service managers, and anyone involved or concerned with international shipments.

8:00     Registration 
8:30     Welcome Remarks   SCRA Representative / CS Charleston   8:45 New Technologies in Aerospace Adrianne Beasley, SC Aerospace Council   

9:30 Export Compliance / Jurisdiction – EAR or ITAR? / Putting together an Internal Compliance Program Edna Sharpley, The Boeing Company  
10:15     Break
10:30     IncoTerms, Documentation, and Classifying your Product Jillian McCune, Expeditors International  
12pm     Lunch 

12:30      South Carolina’s Defense Sector Exports Charleston Defense Contractors’ Association Invited
1:00        Standards and Certifications for Aerospace Industry - AS9100 / NADCAP Dee Kivett, NextGen Supply Chain Integrators
1:45       Getting Paid: Methods of Payment / Export Financing  Dan Holt, SBA   

2:30       Break
2:45       Things to Look Out for (Compliance and Legal issues relating to international sales of Aerospace/Defense)  Doug  Kim – Douglas Kim Law Firm, LLC
3:45       Top Export Markets for Aerospace, What the OEMs want from suppliers, and USCS Resources Phil Minard, U.S. Commercial Service 
4:00      Adjourn

Many thanks for your participation, to all our excellent speakers and for SCRA’s gracious hosting of our seminar