Do you have foreign nationals in the workplace? Ship biological materials (or genetic elements) out of the U.S.? Export Select Agents? Ship items that cost more than $2,500 out of the U.S.? Is your software controlled? Do you have controlled “development” technical research?
This course targets individuals with exporting responsibilities, including deemed exports, at universities and biotech companies.
- Describe the exporting agencies and what items and technology they regulate
- Recommend strategies for implementing an export management plan
- Recognize situations where export controls apply
Deborah Howard, MPH, CBSP
Deborah Howard is the Global Environment, Health and Safety Biological Materials Manager for BASF where she has oversight of greenhouses, laboratories, inoculant and fermentation sites. She has been the Biosafety Manager at BASF (Bayer buyout in 2018) since May 2014 and was named Global Biosafety Expert in August 2020. Deborah has extensive experience with Select Agent regulations, exporting, greenhouse, arthropods, genetically modified plants and animals. She has over 30 years of experience in health and safety and knowledge of regulations including NIH, OSHA, EPA, APHIS, and USDA. Previously, she was the Biosafety Manager at UNC Chapel Hill.F
Daniel Vick, MBA
Daniel Vick is the Director of the Office of Export Controls at Duke University. In this role he collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to facilitate compliance with the multitude of export, import, and research security regulations impacting the university. Daniel has spent 18 years total in the international trade field, from logistics to finance to compliance. Since 2009 Daniel has mainly focused on export compliance in a research setting, working with universities and industry.
Continuing Education Credit
Attendees will receive 1.0 CM points for registered Biosafety Professional (RBP) and Certified Biosafety Safety Professional (CBSP) Maintenance.