Seminar Level II - Managing ITAR/EAR Complexities

Scottsdale, AZ, United States


Avoid Costly Fines & Penalties Through Your Compliance with and Understanding of the ITAR and EAR.

Space is limited, so register now

Day 1 Topics Include:

Establishing a Compliance Program
  • Export Control Reform (ECR):Changes in 2018
  • Creating a Classification Process
  • Managing Foreign Person Employees & Guests
  • Monitoring International Business Travel
  • ITAR Exemptions & EAR Exceptions
  • Keeping Required Records & Filing Mandatory Reports

Day 2 Topics Include:

Drafting Agreements & Auditing
  • Agreement Workshop - Drafting the Agreement & Gathering Attachments
  • How to Draft the Transmittal Letter
  • Reviewing the Compliance Process - Audits
  • Are You Secure: Compliance Risks in the Cloud
  • Reporting Voluntary Self Disclosures Under the ITAR & EAR
  • Examining a Violation & US Government Recommendations

"The small group discussions are an extremely effective learning tool. The exercises and small class size are a major plus that keeps us coming back to attend ECS seminars."
Director of Export Compliance, Northrop Grumman

"The venues are always conducive to learning and the quality of instructors as former State Department Licensing Officers is unparalleled."
Program Manager, Military Systems Group


Suzanne Palmer, President, Export Compliance Solutions, a former Licensing Officer at the State Department, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), with 20 years of direct experience in the U.S. defense industry. After leaving the State Department, Ms. Palmer joined Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems in Baltimore and then went on to work at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. Ms. Palmer combined this unique experience to found ECS in 2003. The ECS team provides training to help compliance officials successfully apply U.S. export control regulations and establish viable export compliance programs. Ms. Palmer has worked on the Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG), was appointed to serve as a Special Compliance Officer (SCO) for a company operating under a Consent Agreement and is an active speaker for various professional organizations.

Lisa Bencivenga has has over twenty years of varied experience in export/import licensing and compliance issues with major defense contractors. She has had the leading role in developing and implementing internal compliance programs, providing regulatory guidance, instituting license databases, training personnel at all corporate levels, conducting audits requested by clients and/or directed by the U.S. Department of State, coordinating investigations and working closely with legal departments while administering the full spectrum of corporate international export/import activities. She has several years of experience in space-related export issues which includes obtaining and implementing complex licensing arrangements related to spacecraft and launch activities as a result of her employment with Orbital Sciences Corporation and The Boeing Company.

Venue & Accomodations:

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley - Scottsdale
5401 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Ask for the ECS room rate of $219
Event details
Organizer : Export Compliance Solutions
Venue : DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley - Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ, United States
Event type : Training Course
Reference : ASDE-19041