The Bureau of Industry and Security
Outreach and Educational Services Division

Cosponsored by:  Granite State District Export Council

How to Develop an Export Compliance Program

April 27, 2017
Portsmouth Harbor Events Center
Portsmouth, NH

How to Develop an Export Compliance Program

Developing and maintaining an export 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 Compliance Program.  Agenda topics include guidance on how to establish an Export Compliance Program, strategies to enhance 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, compliance peer networking, and provides a written example of an export compliance program as well as the Office of Exporter Services January, 2017 revised Export Compliance Guidelines to assist in developing your compliance program.  
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.


The program will be held at the Portsmouth Harbor Events & Conference Center, 22 Portwalk Place, Portsmouth, NH  03801.  Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. on April 27, 2017.  The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.


A special conference rate of $149 plus tax (single/double) room has been arranged with the Hampton Inn and Suites, 23 Portwalk Place, Portsmouth, NH 03801 telephone (603) 430-3033.  Please mention “U.S. Export Controls Event” to receive the special conference rate.  Rates are only good through March 25, 2017.  


The registration fee for the How to Develop an Export Compliance Program seminar is $275 per person.  The registration fee to attend both this seminar and the Complying with U.S. Export Controls seminar on April 25-26 is $775 (with an early bird rate of $725 being offered until March 24 at 3:00 p.m. ET).  The fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and materials for the entire seminar.  Registration closes on April 21 at 3:00 p.m. ET. Cancellations prior to April 21 at 3:00 p.m. may be eligible for a refund minus a $50 administration fee.  Intra-company substitutions may be made 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

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.


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