2022 RoadShow

October 25th

Hosted by



9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Idealism at the Ports of Entry: Government Policies, Customs Enforcement, & Business Capabilities
Susan Jackson, Novelis
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
21st Century Customs Update
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Export Sanctions, Ukraine/Russia/China
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Threats to Trade Operations: Cyber Security, IPR, Terrorism
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Forced Labor Compliance
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Strategic Planning Session: How Can AAEI Help You?
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Hosted by Novelis

*Agenda subject to change


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Tina kimble

Director, Government Affairs, Corporate Strategy Novelis Tina Potuto Kimble is Director, Government Affairs, Global Strategy for Novelis, the world’s largest recycler of aluminum and a leading producer of flat rolled aluminum products. Prior to joining Novelis, Ms. Kimble was Director of U.S. Governmental and Regulatory Affairs for Tata Steel Europe. Ms. Kimble has had an extensive career in the US government serving as the Clerk of the Court for the US Court of International Trade, an attorney-advisor at the International Trade Commission and as an Honors Graduate Attorney at the US Department of Justice. Ms. Kimble also spent many years as an associate in the International Trade Group at Steptoe.

Eugene laney

President and CEO American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI) Eugene Laney Jr. currently serves as AAEI’s President & CEO. He has over 25 years of experience in public and governmental affairs. Eugene previously served as the Head of International Government Affairs for DHL Express USA. He represented DHL before the U.S. Congress and government agencies and foreign embassies and served as DHL Express’ media spokesperson on international trade issues. Eugene’s recent work included contributing to congressional passage of the Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act of 2015, which seeks to help U.S. businesses grow globally by improving the transparency and predictably of trade and customs laws. Prior to joining DHL, Eugene served on the leadership team for the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the largest trade association dedicated to the interests of business travel professionals and suppliers. At GBTA, Eugene worked on transportation, homeland security and economic issues with Fortune 500 travel departments and airlines, hotels, and travel agencies, including following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Eugene worked with the Federal Aviation Administration, the White House, and the newly formed Transportation Security Administration to create a pathway to improve the nation’s airport security. Eugene received his Ph.D. in American Government at Howard University and his B.A. and Master of Public Administration from Florida A&M University. He has an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.


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