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ACG Illicit Trade and Counterfeiting workshop

08/05/2019 09:00 - 00:00
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London Bridge, London SE1 9DD

An ACG free to attend event for Transport/Supply Chain Stakeholders

Illicit Trade and Counterfeiting Workshop Wednesday 8 May 2019 Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London Bridge, London SE1 9DD

In a swiftly moving enforcement landscape, where many traditional approaches to illicit trade and counterfeiting are becoming less successful, this workshop for Transport/Supply Chain stakeholders, will look at how we can better understand the changes and make use of new and innovative tools and methods, to influence and combat this growing form of criminality.


Opening Remarks and Introduction to Issues

• Phil Lewis, Director General, The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG)

Illicit Trade: The Threat to National Security (tbc)

• The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) (tbc)

PANEL: Evolving Supply Chains in Illicit Trade and Counterfeiting

• Dave Lowe, UK IPO (Moderator)
• Martin Molloy Chair, Anti-Illicit Trade Industry Working Group
• Piotr Stryszowski, Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD)
• EUIPO Observatory (tbc)
• Expert Panellist (tbc)

Open Discussion on Potential Game Changers


PANEL: Development of Tools and Actions to Disrupt Supply in Illicit Trade and Counterfeiting

• Erik Madsen, The Rights Alliance (Moderator)
• Bogdan Cîinaru, EUROPOL
• Marco Musumeci, UNICRI
• Mick Ellis, (formerly) Interpol
• Expert Panellist (tbc)

Open Discussion on Potential Game Changers

Action Points and Closing Remarks on Outcomes, Needs and Actions


Further information is available from Sarah Miller admin@a-cg.com

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