May 13, 2015, How to Develop an Export Management and Compliance Program

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The Bureau of Industry and Security

Outreach and Educational Services Division

Cosponsored by: East Michigan District Export Council

How to Develop an Export Management and Compliance Program

May 13, 2015

Federal Reserve Building Detroit, MI

How to Develop an Export Management and Compliance Program

Developing and maintaining an export management and compliance program is highly recommended to ensure that export transactions comply with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and to prevent export control violations.

This one-day workshop provides an overview of the steps a company may take to implement an internal Export Management and Compliance Program. Agenda topics include guidance on how to establish an Export Management and Compliance Program, strategies to improve your company’s compliance program, how to avoid common compliance errors, and how to build a solid framework for your company’s compliance program. This program includes small group discussion, hands on exercises, and compliance peer networking. This program will be led by senior export compliance specialists from the Bureau of Industry and Security.

Note: The information presented in this program is not a legal requirement of the Export Administration Regulations. It is intended to give informational advice and guidance based on industry best practices in the field of compliance.

Recommended prerequisite: Essentials of U.S. Export Controls or Complying with U.S. Export Controls or equivalent experience.

About the Instructors

The instructors are experienced export policy specialist personnel from BIS's Washington, D.C. headquarters. The instructors will be available throughout the seminar to answer your questions on how the export regulations affect the export activities of your organization or client.

Location/time

The program will be held at the Federal Reserve Building, 1600 East Warren Avenue), Detroit, MI 48207. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. on May 14, 2015. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

Accommodations

A special conference rate of $109 plus tax (single/double) room has been arranged with the Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Downtown Hotel, 351 Gratiot Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226 (313) 967 -0900. Please mention "Bureau of Industry and Security" to receive the special conference rate. Rate is only good through April 22, 2015.  Click here for Reservations.

Registration

The registration fee for the How to Develop an Export Management and Compliance Program seminar is $275.00 per person. The registration fee to attend both this seminar and Technology Controls on May 14th is $495.00. The fee includes continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch, and materials for the entire seminar. Registration fees are nonrefundable after May 3, 2015. Substitutions may be made at any time by emailing Manuel Alaez at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To guarantee placement for the BIS seminar: Click here to register. If registering and paying by check, make your check payable to East Michigan District Export Council and mail to 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Bldg. 47 W, Pontiac, MI 48341.

Other Questions?

For more information or questions on the topics to be covered, please call BIS's Outreach and Educational Services Division at (202) 482-6031 or by email.

 

May 14, 2015, Technology Controls

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The Bureau of Industry and Security

Outreach and Educational Services Division

Cosponsored by: East Michigan District Export Council

Presents

Technology Controls

May 14, 2015

Federal Reserve Building Detroit, MI

Technology Controls

This intermediate level session will offer a comprehensive look at how to comply with the U.S. export and reexport controls relating to technology and software. Discussion will focus on the regulatory requirements relating to technology and software, including what is considered an export or reexport of technology or software; the kinds of technology and software subject to the EAR; how to determine the Export Control Classification Number; what license exceptions are available; and the unique application requirements of technology and software. BIS technical and policy specialists also will discuss important export control issues that may arise in the employment of foreign nationals and for foreign items incorporating, or produced from, controlled U.S.-origin software and technology.

Recommended prerequisite: Essentials of Export Controls or Complying with U.S. Export Controls or equivalent experience.

About the Instructors

The instructors are experienced export policy specialists and engineers from BIS's Washington, D.C. headquarters. The instructors will be available throughout the seminar to answer your questions on how the export regulations affect the export activities of your organization or client.

Location/Time

The program will be held at the Federal Reserve Building,1600 East Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48207. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. on March 14, 2015. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

Accommodations

A special conference rate of $109 plus tax (single/double room) has been arranged with the Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Downtown Hotel, 351 Gratiot Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel by calling 313-967-0900. Mention "East Michigan District Export Council" to receive the special conference rate, or you may register online. Special rates are only good through April 22, 2015.

Registration

The registration fee for the Technology Controls seminar is $275.00 per person. The registration fee to attend both this seminar and How to Develop an Export Management and Compliance Program on May 13th is $495.00. The fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunch, and materials for the entire seminar. Registration fees are nonrefundable after May 3, 2015. Substitutions may be made at any time by emailing Manuel Alaez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To guarantee placement for the BIS seminar click here to register. If registering and paying by check, make your check payable to East Michigan District Export Council and mail to 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Bldg. 47 W. Pontiac, MI 48341.

Other Questions?

For more information or questions on the topics to be covered, please call BIS's Outreach and Educational Services Division at (202) 482-6031 or by email.

 

April 16, 2015 Boston, MA

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The Bureau of Industry and Security

Outreach and Educational Services Division

Cosponsored by: Massachusetts Export Council

 

ITAR to EAR License Procedures

April 16, 2015

Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill Boston, MA

 

ITAR to EAR License Procedures (1 day)

The one-day ITAR to EAR License Procedures program, to be offed by officials of the Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, and the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, will discuss changes in licensing jurisdiction as a result of the Export Control Reform Initiative, transition issues for export authorizations, comparing and contrasting licensing procedures under the State and Commerce regulations, application procedures and modalities, and compliance trends.

About the Instructors

The instructors are experienced export policy and licensing specialists and engineers from the Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, and the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security's Washington, D.C. headquarters. The instructors will be available throughout the seminar to answer your questions.

Location/time

The program will be held at the Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill, 5 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m. on April 14, 2015. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

Accommodations

A special conference rate of $231 plus tax (single/double room) has been arranged with the Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill, 5 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114, Tel: (617) 742-7630. Please mention "Massachusetts Export Center-BIS Training" to receive the special conference rate. Rates are only good through April 1, 2015.

Registration

The registration fee for the ITAR to EAR License Procedures seminar is $210 per person. The registration fee to attend both this seminar and the Complying with U.S. Export Controls program on April 14th-15th is $630.00. The fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and materials for the seminar(s). Registration fees are subject to a $10 processing fee if refunded, and are nonrefundable after April 6, 2015. Substitutions may be made at any time by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

To guarantee placement for the BIS seminar: Click here to register. If registering and paying by check, make your check payable to University of Massachusetts and mail to Catherine Cornwell, MSBDC Network, Tillson House, 23 Tillson Farm Road, Amherst, MA 01003-9346.

Other Questions?

For more information or questions on the topics to be covered, please call BIS's Outreach and Educational Services Division at (202) 482-6031 or contact us by email.

 

 

May 6-7, 2015 Newport Beach, CA

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The Bureau of Industry and Security

Co-sponsored by: The District Export Council of Southern California

Presents

"Complying with U.S. Export Controls"May 6-7, 2015 Newport Beach, California"

This two-day program is led by BIS's professional counseling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods. We will focus on what items and activities are subject to the EAR; steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item; how to determine your export control classification number (ECCN); when you can export or reexport without applying for a license; export clearance procedures and record keeping requirements; Export Management Compliance Program (EMCP) concepts; and real life examples in applying this information. Presenters will conduct a number of "hands-on" exercises that will prepare you to apply the regulations to your own company's export activities. This one-of-a-kind program is well suited for those who need a comprehensive understanding of their obligations under the EAR.

Continuing legal education credit (MCLE) is available, and varies with the length of each seminar, for California State Bar members.

About the Instructors

The instructors are experienced export policy specialists, and enforcement personnel from BIS's field offices. The instructors will be available throughout the seminar to answer your questions.

Location/time

Registration will begin at 7:30am on May 6, 2015. The program will begin at 8:30am on May 6, 2015, ending at 4:30pm on both days.

Accommodations

The Radisson Newport Beach Hotel is offering a rate of $138.00 for seminar attendees. This special rate is offered until April 9, 2015, and instructions for booking at the preferential rate will be provided once registration is complete. Click here to make reservations online.

Registration

The seminar registration fee is $450 per person. The fee includes continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch on both full days, and conference materials. For questions or information regarding registration and payments, please contact Tatyana Aguirre at the U.S. Commercial Service’s Export Assistance Center at (949) 660-1410 or by email. The registration fee is non-refundable after April 17, 2015.

Other Questions?

For more information or questions on the topics to be covered, please call the BIS Western Regional Office at (949) 660-0144 or by email.

 

April 14-15, 2015 Boston, MA

Details

The Bureau of Industry and Security

Outreach and Educational Services Division

Cosponsored by: Massachusetts Export Council

Complying with U.S. Export Controls

April 14-15, 2015

Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill Boston, MA

 

 

Complying with U.S. Export Controls

The two-day program is led by BIS's professional counseling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods. We will focus on what items and activities are subject to the EAR; steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item; how to determine your export control classification number (ECCN); when you can export or reexport without applying for a license; export clearance procedures and record keeping requirements; and real life examples in applying this information. Presenters will conduct a number of "hands-on" exercises that will prepare you to apply the regulations to your own company's export activities. This program is well suited for those who need a comprehensive understanding of their obligations under the EAR. Technical, policy, and enforcement professionals from BIS, as well as specialists from other agencies such as the Office of Foreign Assets Controls and the Bureau of the Census, will participate in certain programs.

About the Instructors

The instructors are experienced export policy specialists, engineers, and enforcement personnel from BIS's Washington, D.C. headquarters and field offices, as well as representatives from other U.S. government agencies as appropriate. The instructors will be available throughout the seminar to answer your questions on how the export regulations affect the export activities of your organization or client.

Location/time

The program will be held at the Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill, 5 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m. on April 14, 2015. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. each day.

Accommodations

A special conference rate of $231 plus tax (single/double room) has been arranged with the Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill, 5 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114, Tel: (617) 742-7630. Please mention "Massachusetts Export Center-BIS Training" to receive the special conference rate. Rates are only good through April 1, 2015.

Registration

The registration fee for the Complying with U.S. Export Controls seminar is $450 per person. The registration fee to attend both this seminar and the ITAR to EAR License Procedures program on April 16th is $630.00. The fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and materials for the seminar(s). Registration fees are subject to a $10 processing fee if refunded, and are nonrefundable after April 6, 2015. Substitutions may be made at any time by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

To guarantee placement for the BIS seminar:  Click here to register. If registering and paying by check, make your check payable to University of Massachusetts and mail to Catherine Cornwell, MSBDC Network, Tillson House, 23 Tillson Farm Road, Amherst, MA 01003-9346.

Other Questions?

For more information or questions on the topics to be covered, please call BIS's Outreach and Educational Services Division at (202) 482-6031 or contact us by email.