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Trade Brussels, 20 September 2011

2011 Dual-use Exporter Conference

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On 20 September 2011 the Commission will host the 2011 Dual-use Exporter Conference. The event will bring together representatives from the private sector, national authorities and the EU institutions in order to discuss recent EU-level developments in the dual-use export control field.

Key issues to be discussed

The conference will deal with a broad range of dual-use export control issues. The primary focus of the event will be on the new EU General Export Authorisations (EU GEAs) and on the Dual-use Export control Green Paper adopted by the Commission on 30 June 2011.

Agenda of the Meeting
  • 10:00 - Opening of the 2011 Exporter Conference
  • 10:10 - Opening speeches
  • 10:20 - Recent developments in export control systems
  • 11:00 - Coffee break
  • 11:20 - New EU General Export Authorisations (EU GEAs)
  • 12:20 - Revision of Annex I (control list) - Update on the state of play
  • 12:30 - Lunch (own arrangements)
  • 14:00 - Green Paper on dual-use export controls in the European Union
  • 16:00 - Coffee break
  • 16:30 - Closing session
  • 17:00 - End of meeting

Detailed agenda of the meeting

Practical details
  • Date: Tuesday, 20 September 2011
  • Place: Albert Borschette Conference Centre in Brussels (rue Froissart 36, Brussels, Belgium)
  • Time: 10:00 – 17:00
  • Languages: the conference will be held in English with simultaneous interpretation provided into and from the following languages: English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
  • Travel/accommodations/lunch: participants are responsible for all their own travel, accommodation and lunch arrangements.

Register for the 2011 Dual Use Conference

Registration will be open till 9 September 2011

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Background information

New EU General Export Authorisations 

Green Paper - The dual-use export control system of the European Union: ensuring security and competitiveness in a changing world