Monthly Archives: December 2012

Civilian Response Corps Training

CTP Facilitates Civilian Response Corps Training

civilian-response-corpThe Department of Commerce has recently held two three day training sessions to train the various volunteers for the Civilian Response Corps. The goal was to have them understand the many different departments and organizations within the DOC so that they may better represent the many and diverse capacities when posted within a Reconstruction zone. These workshops were a mixture of lecture-based material, panel-discussions, interactive exercises, and role playing.

European Regional Megaports Conference

This three-day event in Lisbon, Portugal brought together Maritime security experts from Europe and the United States to discuss the best practices and results of the radiation screening efforts conducted under the 2nd Line of Defense/Megaports program. Experts speakers and panel discussion were featured in both plenary and break-out sessions, and one day was devoted to on-site demonstrations of screening equipment currently active at the Port of Lisbon. This event, held March 23-27, 2011 was the third in a series of Megaports conferences organized by CTP, with prior events in Dominican Republic and Thailand.

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CTP Supports OFAC Outreach Symposium

On February 14th, 2012, over 500 members of the exporting community gathered at the National Press Club in Washington DC to hear the latest updates regarding United States sanctions. Several experts from the Office of Foreign Assets Control were in attendance, giving presentations on key topics, fielding questions in panel discussions, and meeting exporters one-on-one in a break-out room. We were pleased to plan and manage this important Symposium, our first event under a new five year contract recently awarded to CTP.