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.
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.
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.
Agenda TopicsDAY 1: Tuesday, May 24th:
DAY 2: Wednesday, May 25th:
- Test Your Knowledge
- Understanding State/DDTC and the ITAR
- Be the One to Detect National Security Risks in Your Company: Lessons from the Ongoing GE Trial.
- The Order of Review, Specially Designed & the Commodity Jurisdiction Process
- How to Complete an Electronic DSP-5 License
- Understanding Technical Data & the Public Domain
- Licensing Requirements for Foreign Person Employees (FPE)
- ITAR Exemptions
- Violations & Lessons Learned from Consent Agreements
- Understanding Commerce/BIS and the Regulations
- The Ten General Prohibitions & Red Flags
- Classification & Reading the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN)
- BIS Registration, Applying for a License, Preparing a Letter of Explanation (LOE) and U.S. Government Staffing Points
- License Exceptions & the Strategic Trade Authorization
- EAR & ITAR Recordkeeping & Compliance
- Due Diligence: Preventing Violations
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
venues are always conducive to learning and the quality of instructors
as former State Department Licensing Officers is unparalleled."
Program Manager, Military Systems Group
InstructorsSuzanne 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 over twenty seven 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.
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VenueDoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley - Scottsdale
5401 North Scottsdale Road, 85250
Scottsdale, AZ, USAwebsite
Ask for the ECS rate (good until May 9th) 866.866.8107, or book online here