Society for International Affairs  
Educating the International Trade Community on Export and Import Process

2021 Spring Virtual Advanced Conference

  • 17 May 2021
  • 19 May 2021
  • 3 sessions
  • 17 May 2021, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • 18 May 2021, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • 19 May 2021, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • Webex dial-in information: Provided in your Registration Confirmation Email.


2021 Spring Virtual Advanced Conference

Please join our three-day VIRTUAL advanced level forum focusing on the processes and procedures relating to export controls and compliance, plus topical and timely policy and regulatory issues for the experienced exporter.  Agenda topics will address a variety of advanced issues of concern to the international trade community in a more intimate setting with attendees from industry, government and other international trade specialists.

(Three half-day Sessions)

Sessions will start at 1:00 PM EDT to 5:00 PM EDT (UTC -4) each day

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All speaker comments are off-the-record and not for attribution


Experienced trade professionals who can affect internal processes and procedures for greatest impact and success in international business.


The deadline to register is on or before 5:00 PM EDT (UTC -4) Friday, May 14, 2021. Assuring we have time to complete our back-end actions is critical to a successful Event. So, register now and complete payment prior to the start date.


By participating, you agree not to audio record or video record any part of the conference under any circumstances unless you obtain express written permission from SIA.


Attendee must notify SIA’s Business Manager by email at least 48 hrs in advance of the conference if you wish to send a substitute participant. Registered attendees may not "share" a single registration.


Notice of cancellation must be by email or phone. Please contact our Business Office at or 703-946-5683.

Cancellations may be transferred to a current Event or a refund will be issued minus the $35.00 cancellation fee.


It is the responsibility of the attendee to confirm system requirements and test their computers prior to the start of the conference.

(Turn off your VPN if possible.)

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If a technical failure at the attendee’s home or workplace prevents access to the live conference, refunds will not be made. Please log into the event 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

Please make checks payable to "Society for International Affairs" or "SIA"and mail to:

Attn: 2021 Spring Virtual Advanced Conference
PO Box 9466
Arlington, VA 22219

Please inform the SIA Business Office at if you are paying by check please.


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Membership in SIA and attendance at SIA functions is subject to the observance of SIA’s Code of Conduct.  Any member or attendee who violates this Code is subject to expulsion from membership and may be excluded from future SIA events.  The meetings and functions of SIA are designed to facilitate the free exchanges of ideas and information.  Information from these sessions is not for attribution or publication.  Recording devices may not be used. SIA members and attendees are expected to uphold the highest standards of personal conduct at all SIA functions.  Members and/or attendees shall not solicit business or otherwise seek any private or personal financial gain in attending or participating in any SIA meeting or function; including the distribution of material not approved in advance by the SIA Board.  Membership/event attendee lists shall not be used or sold for any commercial or promotional purpose.


SIA Conferences and Seminars may qualify for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits, depending upon the specific jurisdictional requirements. Please check your local jurisdiction.

Society for International Affairs | P.O. Box 9466 Arlington, VA 22219| 703-946-5683

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