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September 18, 2007
Marvin Center Third Floor
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Information, drawings, giveaways, and refreshments!!!

If you are involved in financial transactions or University operations, please come to the second annual Compliance Awareness Fair on September 18th. The Fair is a collegial event that provides an opportunity for members of the University community to speak openly with departments across campus about key regulatory issues and University resources pertaining to financial matters, hiring and supervision, information security, payroll, research, taxation, workplace diversity, and workplace health and safety. Representatives from 19 departments will be on hand to provide information regarding these issues, the University resources in place to address them, and to speak with you one on one and answer your questions.

We hope you will take the opportunity to join us for the Fair on September 18th and learn more about how to work effectively and in compliance with the current regulatory environment.


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Marvin Center, 3rd Floor Auditorium, 2-3 p.m.

Michael Levin, Chief Security Officer - United Communications Group

Michael Levin had a distinguished twenty two year career with the United States Secret Service. Mr. Levin recently retired from the U.S. government as the Deputy Director of the National Cyber Security Division, Law Enforcement and Intelligence Branch at the Department of Homeland Security.

Mr. Levin has worked in the area of computer forensics and cyber investigations for the last fifteen years. In April 2006, he was detailed from the U.S. Secret Service and joined the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD) for the Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Levin served as the lead for the Law Enforcement and Intelligence (LE&I) Branch. The LE&I Branch is a DHS resource for the coordination, prevention, investigation and prosecution of malicious cyber activity. The LE&I Branch brings together federal law enforcement agencies with the intelligence community.

Prior to his position at NCSD, Mr. Levin was the Branch Chief of the U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force National (ECTF) program in Washington DC. Mr. Levin was a member of the Secret Service Electronic Crimes Special Agent program. He is a frequent lecturer on cyber crime investigations and related topics including methods to enhance public private partnerships.

During his twenty two year career with the U.S. Secret Service, Mr. Levin's assignments included:

Criminal Investigative Division, Washington DC
Seattle Field Office, Seattle, WA
Office of Government Liaison and Public Affairs, Washington DC
Vice Presidential Protective Division, Washington DC
Information Resources Management Division, Washington DC
San Francisco Field Office, San Francisco, CA.

Mr. Levin is currently the Chief Security Officer at UCG/United Communications Group in Rockville, Maryland. He is responsible for the development and implementation of the corporate security strategy at UCG.

Marvin Center, 3rd Floor Auditorium, 3-4 p.m.

Beth Peters, Partner - Hogan & Hartson

Beth Peters, a Director of the firm’s international trade group, works principally on international trade and immigration law matters. She provides advice and representation to clients before the U.S. Departments of State, Treasury, Commerce, Labor, and Homeland Security, and U.S. embassies and consulates abroad.

Beth advises clients on a variety of international trade matters, including export control laws, sanctions laws, customs laws, and the USA Patriot Act. She assists universities, as well as telecommunications, satellite, engineering, chemical, and other companies in complying with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR), including complicated compliance, licensing, and deemed export matters. She also has extensive experience assisting U.S. and foreign corporations, sports teams, universities, and nonprofit organizations in sponsoring individuals for immigrant and nonimmigrant status in the United States. Beth also provides legal and policy advice with respect to legislative initiatives affecting international trade and immigration matters.


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