Department for International Trade: US exporting workshop – 4 April 2018

The Department for International Trade Defence and Security Organisation would like to invite you to an event on 4 April at RMA Sandhurst focused on exporting to the United States. This is an opportunity to hear from DSO colleagues about our experiences of exporting defence, security and cyber security capabilities to the US and to understand what support DIT can provide to you in doing so. There will be a range of presentations from the DSO USA desk, the cyber security export team, the space sector team and others. The staff from the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), US Embassy, will also be available during the morning coffee and lunch breaks for 1-2-1 meetings.
 
This workshop is designed to help get companies ready to sell their products to the US, to understand how to write a Quad Chart, the reasons why they are needed, to note the websites that US Acquisition Managers use to advertise their requirements and seek White Papers.
 
The timetable for the day is below. There are 100 seats available for this event at £100 plus VAT per seat, with a maximum of two reps per company. Queries should be directed to: craig.cabell@trade.gov.uk. To register for this event, please contact tajinder.chhina@trade.gov.uk with your name, company, telephone number, best email addresses (per delegate) and let us know if you will be entering Sandhurst on foot or intend to drive in (driver, make of car and registration number will be required for those driving in if we can secure permits). Closing date for registration is Wednesday 28 February, when companies will be given a seven day window to pay (details of how to do this will be forwarded on the closing date).
 
1000hrs Registration tea/coffee/networking opportunity
1030 Welcome and house rules
1035 DSO US Strategy for 2018 (information about Quad Charts, registering products on the DSO/DIT/BDS Pipeline and High Value Contract spreadsheets, route to market, UK support, in-country support, exhibition programme and how to register)
1105 Export Support Team support in the US
1120 US Special operations command and routes to market
1130 Cyber Pipeline and RSA registration 2019
1145 Policing and Security – as two sectors
1155 Space sector
1215 ADS briefing
1230 Lunch
1300 End
 
Regards,
 
Pete
 
Pete Thompson | Assistant Director, Cyber Security | Defence and Security Organisation |
Department for International Trade | 3 Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2AW

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