ITAR/EAR Boot Camp: Achieving Compliance (Seminar Level I)


Seattle, WA, United States

An intensive two-day learning experience focused on the basics of the ITAR and EAR. Seminar Level I focuses on the principles of defense trade controls with practical examples, case studies, and small group discussions and provides attendees with unparalleled insight into the application of export controls..Topics include State/DDTC and the Regulations, Understanding ITAR-Controlled Technical Data, How to Complete a DSP-5, Licensing Non-U.S. Persons, Utilizing ITAR Exemptions, Recordkeeping, and Compliance in the Age of Export Reform.

This comprehensive seminar also focuses on licensing in the 600 Series with case studies and classification exercises. Topics include Understanding Commerce/BIS & the Regulations, The Ten General Prohibitions, How to Use the Country Charts & Reasons for Control, Preparing License & Classification Requests using SNAP-R, List Based License Exceptions & Embargoes, How to Use the Strategic Trade Authorization (STA), Export Enforcement & Preventing Violations.

The two-day seminar includes breakfast and lunch each day, seminar manual, and a current copy of the ITAR. Space is limited. Registration will close once capacity is reached.

Compliance with the Federal Regulations is a Critical Component of Your Corporate Strategic Image

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

Basics of the ITAR Topics Include:

  • Understanding State/DDTC and the Export Control Reform (ECR)
  • The Order of Review, Specially Designed & the Commodity Jurisdiction Process
  • Understanding ITAR-Controlled Technical Data & the Public Domain
  • How to Complete a DSP-5
  • Licensing Non-U.S. Persons
  • Utilizing ITAR Exemptions
  • Violations & Lessons Learned

Basics of the EAR Topics Include:

  • Understanding Commerce/BIS & the Regulations
  • The Ten General Prohibitions & Red Flags
  • Reading the ECCN, Reasons for Control & Country Charts
  • Preparing License & Classification Requests using SNAP-R
  • License Exceptions & the Strategic Trade Authorization (STA)
  • Due Diligence: Preventing Violations
  • Recordkeeping & Compliance Under the EAR
Small group exercises are offered on both days.


"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

Instructors

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.

Mal Zerden was the Division Chief of the Aircraft Division in the Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. During his 27 years in DDTC, Mr. Zerden either licensed or supervised the licensing of almost every category covered by the USML. He reviewed the work of licensing analysts and signed off on Commodity Jurisdiction requests and Agreements. Mr. Zerden interpreted the regulations for U.S. industry, other U.S. Government agencies and foreign governments. He interpreted the ITAR for Customs officials (CBP and ICE) and trained officers from those organizations. He provided support to law enforcement organizations and testified at trials that involved violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA).

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Venue

Sheraton Seattle
1400 6th Avenue, 98101
Seattle, WA, USA
206-621-9000

ECS rate of $199
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Event details
Organizer : ECS
Event type : Training Course
Reference : ASDE-21837