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AES Broadcast  02/11/2008          Broadcast  #  2008009
Automated Export System (AES) Compliance Seminar in Houston, TX
March 26th & 27th, 2008
Those currently exporting or even planning to export will want to learn about the AES program.
Experts from the U.S. Government will teach you about the new export regulations and the 
mandatory Electronic Filing requirements for exporters.
Date: March 26, 2008
Location: Doubletree Hotel
          400 Dallas Street
          Houston, TX  77002
          (713) 759-0202
Cost:  $225 HCBFFA Member
       $275 Non-Member
       *Includes lunch and breaks.  Parking available at hotel rates.
Seminar Overview
Learn about the new Foreign Trade Regulations, hear experts from the U.S. Government, and 
see the changes associated with mandatory filing via the AES:  Avoid coslty encounters with 
Government enforcement agencies.  Prevent increased penalties of up to $10,000 per 
non-compliance transaction.  Let the U.S. Census Bureau and the Houston Customhouse Brokers
and Freight Forwarders Association help you get it right the first time.
Date: March 27th, 2008
Location:  Small Business Development Center - Univ of Houston
           2302 Fannin, Suite 200
           Houston, TX
           (713) 752-8444
Cost:  $60 per person.  One half-day course.
       Morning class:  8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
       Afternoon class: 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Workshop Overview
Enjoy the benefits of FREE electronic filing of your Electronic Export Information (EEI) application
via the Windows-based desktop PC Component AESPcLink.  Receive certification on using the 
AESPcLink program!  Come learn how to successfully file your EEI online in this hands-on PC 
training workshop. 
All training provided by the U.S. Department of commerce/U.S. Census Bureau/Foreign Trade Division 
in collaboration with the Houston Customhouse Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association.
For a full seminar/workshop schedule, and to view registration forms and flyers, visit
For more information this seminar and workshop only, please contact HCBFFA at (713) 678-4300.

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