This intermediate level half-day program 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.
This program is an in-depth session that will focus on the unique provisions related to encryption under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS) encryption specialists will cover a variety of topics, including how items with encryption functionality are classified under the EAR; how the provision for >64-bit "mass market" encryption may apply to products that you use, sell or buy; license exception provisions for encryption source code (open source and proprietary); license exception provisions for U.S. subsidiaries and certain eligible countries and for U.S.-origin encryption parts and components incorporated into foreign products; encryption classification and reporting requirements; Encryption Licensing Arrangements; conditions placed on encryption licenses, and encryption technology issues. Presenters will be available for Q&A the afternoon of the program to address specific questions of attendees.
Recommended prerequisite: Essentials of Export Controls or Complying with U.S. Export Controls or equivalent experience.
The instructors are experienced export policy specialists and engineers personnel from BIS's Washington, D.C. headquarters and field offices. 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.
The program will be held at the Hyatt Regency Austin Hotel, 208 Barton Springs, Austin, TX 78704. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 7:30am. The program will begin at 8:00am and end at 4:30pm.
A special conference rate of $108 plus taxes (single) and $133 plus taxes (double) room has been arranged with the Hyatt Regency Austin Hotel, 208 Barton Springs, Austin, TX 78704. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel by calling (512) 477-1234. Mention "BIS 2012" to receive the special conference rate. Rates are available until November 6, 2012.
The registration fee for the Technology and Encryption Export Controls is $250.00 per person, $275 after November 7 (If you are attending both seminars “Essentials of U.S. Export Controls Program on November 28, 2012 the fee is $425.00, the fee is $450.00 after November 7). The fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and materials for both days. Registration fee is nonrefundable after November 20, 2012. Substitutions maybe made at any time. For additional information, please email Regina Schneider.
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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.