Pub Talk: ITAR

February 20, 2019 @ 6:00P.M.–8:00P.M.



Lucky Labrador Public House
7675 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219


SPE Member $20
Nonmembers $25
Includes pizza and salad buffet, beverages available for purchase


SPE Columbia River Chapter is hosting Jay Schmidt, the Executive Vice-President/General Manager at Silicon Forest Electronics, who will share his experience with company compliance activities relative to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), including definitions, examples of training, disclosure, and licensing options.



Please send RSVP to by February 15, 2019


About the Speaker

Jay Schmidt – Executive Vice-President/General Manager / Silicon Forest Electronics

As General Manager of Silicon Forest Electronics, he leads the Business Development, Program Management and Operations functions of the organization. He has been in Aerospace, Defense & Medical electronics manufacturing since 1984.

Mr. Schmidt holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelors of Science (Business Management & Communications) degrees from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. He is the Lead Instructor at the Manufacturing Leadership Academy at Clackamas Community College.

Mr. Schmidt is currently the Board Chair of the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition, an Advisory Board member of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance, a member of the High-Tech Council of SW Washington and serves on the Ambassador Council of the Gateway-To-College National Network.