Newsletter - March 2018

 

WIT-NC News, Events & Announcements

See You In April * Thanks to Speakers * Member Speaks at ICPA * Volunteers Needed * Sponsors & Volunteers! * Directors on the Move * Update Your Info * Jobs on LinkedIn

 

APRIL PROGRAM – Drowning or Developing? Leveraging Data & New Technologies for Trade Compliance
Mary Breede, Global Trade, from Thomson Reuters will share her insights on: the impact of data analytics and big data on trade; using predictive analytics to mitigate risk in your supply chain; machine learning and how it’s changing trade management; and block chain technology and what it means for Global Trade Compliance. Join us at NetApp on April 11. http://wit-nc.com/omm/event_entry_pre.asp?event_id=180411&event_type=s&dd=cd

THANK YOU TO MICHAEL LUTZ AND DOUG ZUVICH
Mike Lutz, Senior Director, Global Trade Compliance and Doug Zurvich, Partner, Trade and Customs at KPMG presented our post-election Trade 2.0 program in March. Thanks to both for their insight and perspectives on Trump Trade Policies and enforcement trends. If you missed the program, get the presentation and supporting article in the Members Only section of WIT-NC.com. http://wit-nc.com/global/member_login.asp Your log-in is the email address associated with your membership and the current Members’ password. Email Ann McGrath, Assistant Secretary if you need the password.

WIT-NC MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR, SPEAKS AT ICPA CONFERENCE
Deep SenGupta, WIT-NC Membership Director and CEO of DSG Global presented at the Spring 2018 ICPA conference in San Diego. Deep presented, “FCPA Whistleblower Cases on Customs Matters.” Deep is a regular presenter at ICPA and highly regarded for his engaging style and educational skills. ICPA presentations are available in the Members’ section of their website in the Compliance Library.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We need for volunteers for our June Roundtable event! This co-sponsored WIT-NC / PAEI event is going to be different and exciting to be part of! Please contact Sumika Kawamura or Ellen Palmer, Volunteer Directors, if you are interested in helping out.

NEW SPONSORS
Welcome Zisser Group as a new Gold Sponsor and CompTIA as a new Silver Sponsor. Make sure to introduce yourself and thank these Sponsors when you meet them at an upcoming program.

NEW VOLUNTEERS
Thank you to our new volunteers, Ngoc Lewis (Membership) and Akimi Yano (Sponsorship)!

DIRECTORS ON THE MOVE

Michael Schwartzberg, Endowment Director, recently joined NetGear as Director of Global Trade and Customs. Katie Gustafson, WIT-NC Marketing Director made the move to New York to join PWC as a Senior Associate.

YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS
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SEE JOB POSTS ON LINKEDIN
Check out WIT-NC’s LinkedIn page for updates on our activities as well as job postings. Our members are invited to share their job descriptions on our members-only page. For access, please contact us at info@wit-nc.com or go to the WIT-NC Group in LinkedIn and request to join.