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Dealing with Unconventional Risk in an Unconventional World Seminar – Feb 15 in Boise

February 15, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm


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Every day we hear about terrorist attacks, security breaches, theft of intellectual property, and outbreaks of serious illnesses around the globe. In a world of ever-changing risks, it is important for you to be prepared in any situation, both at home and abroad. Join the Idaho District Export Council for this seminar, led by Steve Cash of the Talus Group, that will change how you calculate and view risk, as well as give you tips on how to reduce risk in your business and personal affairs overseas and at home. Topics that will be covered include:

  • TECHNOLOGY: Do you and your staff REALLY know what’s on the laptops and smartphones you’re carrying to China and elsewhere?
  • IP PROTECTION: The 10 shocking ways your intellectual property is being stolen and tips on how to prevent it.
  • INSURANCE: Do you know what your corporate and personal medical and liability policies cover when you travel overseas on business?
  • HEALTH: All the things you don’t know about bottled water and how to stay healthy overseas.
  • TRAVEL SAFETY: Do you know the three things that can kill you in a hotel?
  • PRESCRIPTION DRUGS: Why you may want to rethink the use of foreign RX.
  • TRAVEL INTELLIGENCE: Free sources you should consider, and how to use them.


When – Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where – Boardroom on 17th floor of Zion’s Bank Building at 8th and Main Street inBoise

Cost – $35 – Register Online Here

Food & Beverage  – Registration fee includes lunch and beverages.

Questions – Contact Amy Benson, Director, Boise Export Assistance Center

U.S. Commercial Service l U.S. Department of Commerce|International Trade Administration

Office: 208-364-7791 or E-mail: Amy.Benson@trade.gov

 About the Instructor

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Steve Cash of the Talus Group, LLC

Steve Cash founded Talus Group in 2006 after spending more than 30 years in the U.S. national security community, often living and working overseas in politically unstable, emerging market countries. Steve is an expert in assessing and managing critical organizational and human risks in a variety of environments.

Steve received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Oregon and a master’s degree in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College.

Steve is an avid cyclist and mountaineer and is fond of new adventures and hot sake.


February 15, 2018
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Idaho District Export Council


Holland & Hart, 17th Floor Boardroom
8th & Main
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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