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Inaugural IGTLC Event
Nov 12-14, 2015 The Westin St. Francis, San Francisco on Union Square

The San Francisco Bay Area Center for International Trade Development today announced additional speakers and a grand prize for its inaugural 'Integrating Global Trade & Logistics and Cybersecurity' event at the Westin on Union Square in SF, Nov. 12-14, 2015. 

In addition to the impressive keynote presentations recently announced, by Bindiya Vakil, CEO of Resilinc, Michele Robinson, Chief Information Security Officer for the California Information Security Office, Brian Humphrey, Director, Field Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Dr. Jane LeClair, COO of the National Cybersecurity Institute, the event will feature leaders, managers and experts in security, compliance and global logistics for industry leading companies including Facebook, Juniper Networks, Next Labs, SanDisk, FireEye and Amber Road, as well as top brass from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), charged with cargo theft interdiction of all types throughout the SF Bay Area, Expeditors International's director of Global Secure Services and Strategic Solutions Partners' CT-PAT Practice Leader. In addition to the hosting CITD, IGTLC Conference attendees will hear from thought leaders, professors and administrators from Excelsior College, Southwestern College, University of California, San Francisco, Sierra College and Cal State University, Monterey Bay and doctors in Osteopathic Medicine, Bus. Engineering & Surgical Oncology, and Clinical Psychiatry.

Topics will address 'Protecting Physical, Intellectual and Digital Assets' throughout the global supply chain across a wide array of industries, in panels, talks and interactive conversations to include:

"How to Protect your Operation, People, Infrastructure & IP Globally" | "Mitigating Risk in Financial Services" | "The Time is Now: Opportunities from ACE to the Cyber Silk Road Initiatives" | "Making Your Export Compliance Program Global" |"Every Consumer is a Patient: The Real Business Opportunities and New Frontiers: Telemedicine, Medical Tourism, Next Gen Apps" | "The Soft Underbelly of Cyber Defense" | "From Trek Leather & Horizon Impacts to Building an Effective Import Compliance Program" and More!

There will be a networking reception on the Thursday evening, November 12th and the conference will conclude Saturday morning, featuring a breakfast keynote address by Strategic Solutions Partners CTPAT Leader Alan Davis, 'Where the Bad Guys Area and How to Stop Them!', followed by a panel on the critically important topic, 'How We Can Develop the Complex, Hybrid Talent Pool Needed for Today's Integrated Global Trade, Logistics and Cybersecurity,' moderated by Michele Carroll, President of Carrollco Marketing Services and CSCMP San Francisco Roundtable. Power panelists for the interactive conversation will be Darko Neuschul, Customs and Trade Manager for Facebook (and president of WIT-NC), Suzanne Richer, Director of Amber Road's Trade Advisory Services (President of CSCMP NYC) and CITD Director and DSN of Doing What Matters Petural 'PJ' Shelton, who is also the VP Academic Collaboration for CSCMP SF Roundtable. 

For complete program and to register, please go to:  

For more information about CITD, please contact Yvonne Reid, MS, Director, CITD, at 650-738-7098, email:

Contact Information:

Event PR
Michele Carroll
Carrollco Marketing Services
(925) 980-1767

Center for International Trade Development (CITD)
Yvonne Reid, MS
(650) 738-7098