The Bureau of Industry and Security

Outreach and Educational Services Division

Cosponsored by: World Trade Center

"Complying with U.S. Export Controls"

January 28-29, 2014

Westin Canal Place Hotel
New Orleans, LA

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; an overview of the Export Management and 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 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 Bureau of the Census will participate.

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.


The program will be held at the Westin Canal Place Hotel, 100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, LA 70130. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 7:00am on January 28, 2014. The program will begin at 8:30am and end at 4:30pm on both days.


A special conference rate of $179 plus tax (single/double) room has been arranged with the Westin Canal Place Hotel, 100 rue Iberville, New Orleans, LA 70130. Contact Ashley Bonner directly @(504) 553-5110 and mention "World Trade Center (WTC)" to receive the special conference rate or click on the link below to make reservations online and get the WTC rate.,,,&language=en_US&ES=WORLDTRDCTR_SET_TOBOOK_SETWTC_WI_1763_SOUTH


The registration fee for "Complying with U.S. Export Controls" is $585.00 per person. The fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches, and materials for the entire seminar. Registration fees are nonrefundable after January 17, 2014. Substitutions may be made at any time by contacting Eliza Brierre 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 World Trade Center of New Orleans and mail to World Trade Center of New Orleans, 365 Canal Street, Suite 1120, New Orleans, LA 70130. Attn: Eliza Brierre.

The seminar is approved for 12 hours of CLE credits in Louisiana.  CLE credits may also be available in other states.

Other Questions?

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


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