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UK Government Department for International Trade Export Control Symposium
UK GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXPORT CONTROL SYMPOSIUM
May 30-30, 2019
Please save-the-date for the upcoming symposium organized by the Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) that will cover a range of export control topics. Customary workshops focusing on export control of strategic goods are planned. Trade Practitioner George Grammas will present on US export controls comp...

Chief Data Officer Forum Government
CHIEF DATA OFFICER FORUM GOVERNMENT
May 29-30, 2019
Chief Data Officer Forum Government designed for U.S. Government Chief Data Officer and Chief Analytics Officer role, the event looks at how the function is gaining strategic importance within federal, state and local agencies in the U.S. Government. The industry-leading conference agenda is created...

Business Roundtable


Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of America’s leading companies working to promote a thriving U.S. economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy. Business Roundtable is the only national organization representing exclusively CEOs of America’s leading companies.

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FST Government New South Wales 2019
FST GOVERNMENT NEW SOUTH WALES 2019
May 30-30, 2019
Consistently ranked among Australia’s most technologically advanced states, NSW remains the nation’s benchmark for success in digital government. An early adopter of citizen- and employee-centric innovations in cloud, data analytics, and cybersecurity, Australia’s First State sits ...

UK Government Department for International Trade Export Control Symposium
UK GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXPORT CONTROL SYMPOSIUM
May 30-30, 2019
Please save-the-date for the upcoming symposium organized by the Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) that will cover a range of export control topics. Customary workshops focusing on export control of strategic goods are planned. Trade Practitioner George Grammas will present on US export controls comp...