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Seminars

August 14-15, Milpitas, CA

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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 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.

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August 16, Milpitas, CA

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This full day program is an in-depth session that will focus on the unique provisions related to encryption under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  The Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS) licensing officers will cover a variety of topics including; Category 5, Part 2 of the EAR, Mass Market and License Exception ENC, Commodity Classification Requests and Reporting Requirements, Applying for an Encryption License, and The Latest Updates to the Encryption Provisions in the EAR.  Presenters will be available throughout the day to address specific questions of attendees.


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

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September 12-13, Smithfield, RI

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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 Bureau of the Census, will participate.  

 

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September 19-20, Los Angeles, CA

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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.

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The Bureau of Industry and Security

Outreach and Educational Services Division

Cosponsored by: Western Pennsylvania District Export Council

Presents

"Technology/Encryption Controls"

November 19, 2014

Sheraton Stations Square

 Pittsburgh, PA

 

Technology Controls

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. 

Encryption Controls

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 "mass market" encryption may apply to products; license exceptions for encryption source code (open source and proprietary) and for exports to U.S. subsidiaries and certain eligible countries; encryption registration, classification and reporting requirements; Encryption Licensing Arrangements; conditions placed on encryption licenses, and encryption technology issues.

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 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 Sheraton Station Square, 300 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:00 am on November 19, 2014. The program will begin at 8:30 am and end at 4:30 pm. 

Accommodations

A special conference rate of $129 plus tax (single/double) room has been arranged with the Sheraton Station Square, 300 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel by calling 412-261-2000. Mention "Western Pennsylvania DEC" to receive the special conference rate, or you may register online. Special rates are only good through October 21, 2014. 

Registration

The registration fee for the "Technology/Encryptions" seminar is $205.00 per person. The registration fee to attend both this seminar and "Essentials Controls" seminar on November 18th is $410.00. The fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and materials for the entire seminar. Registration fees are nonrefundable after November 10, 2014. Substitutions may be made at any time by emailing Steven Murray@ 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 Western Pennsylvania District Export Council and mail to 401 Liberty Avenue, Suite 807, Pittsburgh, PA15222.

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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