Advanced ITAR/EAR Compliance: Using the EAR and ITAR to Your Advantage (National Harbor, MD, United States - May 16-17, 2018)

  • ID: 4435945
  • Conference
  • Location: National Harbor, MD, United States
  • 2 Days
  • Export Compliance Solutions
  • Conference Dates: May 16-17, 2018
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In-Depth Analysis of How to Maintain Compliance in the New Age of Export Control Reform

Keep Your Competitive Edge: Take Your Understanding of the ITAR and EAR to a New Level by Attending an In-Depth Analysis of How to Maintain Compliance in the New Age of Export Control Reform

Advanced ITAR/EAR Compliance: Intensive seminar drawing on the experience of current and former U.S. Government officials. This seminar is designed to bring you the latest topics du jour and familiarize participants with the challenges of being a compliance specialist. Small group exercises encourage team building and effective management practices. Topics include:

  • Post Export Control Reform: Transition Issues to Consider
  • Role of Empowered Officials
  • On-Site Visits
  • Submitting Voluntary Disclosures to Commerce and State
  • Advanced Agreement Workshop
  • EAR Enforcement & Compliance
  • Brokering
  • and more!


  • Keynote Speaker: Gerry Horner, Director of BIS's Office of Technology Evaluation
  • Classification, Bryon Angvall, Director, Global Trade Controls, The Boeing Company
  • Compliance Best Practices from a Company that was Under a Consent Agreement, Christine Lee, Senior Director & Associate General Counsel, International Trade Compliance, United Technologies Corporation

Seminar Fee includes: Breakfast and lunch both days, a seminar manual, a current copy of the ITAR and a training certificate.

SPACE IS LIMITED: Registration will close once capacity is reached.

Accreditation will be sought in those jurisdictions requested by the registrants who have continuing education requirements.

16 CCS/CES Credits

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Day 1 Topics:

  • Key Note-Compliance & Enforcement, Gerry Horner, Commerce/BIS
  • Export Control Reform: Tips to Make the Best of the ITAR and the EAR
  • A Defense Industry Approach to Classification, Bryon Angvall, Boeing
  • Breakout Session-Classify the KC-46
  • Combining USML & CCL Items on One License
  • The Effective Compliance Habits of an Empowered Official
  • Reexports/Retransfers, Russian Industry Sanctions & Crimea Prohibitions
  • Breakout Session

Day 2 Topics:

  • Compliance Best Practices from a Company Under a Consent Agreement, Christine Lee, UTC
  • Agreements Advanced Workshop
  • Breakout Session
  • EAR Enforcement & Compliance
  • The Guts of EAR & ITAR Voluntary Disclosures
  • Breakout Session
  • Sentinel & Blue Lantern Programs & State/DDTC Company Visits
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  • Suzanne Palmer Ms Suzanne Palmer,
    President ,
    Export Compliance Solutions

    Suzanne Palmer, President of Export Compliance Solutions, has 15 years of experience within the State Department and as a Licensing Officer, and over 10 years direct experience with the U. S. defense industry. After leaving the State Department she joined Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems in Baltimore and then went on to work at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. Combining U.S. Government and defense industry experience, Ms. Palmer specializes in training, interpreting the ITAR and the EAR Export Control Reform initiative and applying U.S. export control regulations. She has served on the Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) and as a Special Compliance Official (SCO) for a company operating under a Consent Agreement.

  • Lisa Bencivenga Ms Lisa Bencivenga,

    Lisa Bencivenga has has over twenty years of varied experience in export/import licensing and compliance issues with major defense contractors. She has had the leading role in developing and implementing internal compliance programs, providing regulatory guidance, instituting license databases, training personnel at all corporate levels, conducting audits requested by clients and/or directed by the U.S. Department of State, coordinating investigations and working closely with legal departments while administering the full spectrum of corporate international export/import activities. She has several years of experience in space-related export issues which includes obtaining and implementing complex licensing arrangements related to spacecraft and launch activities as a result of her employment with Orbital Sciences Corporation and The Boeing Company.

  • Mal Zerden Mr Mal Zerden,

    Mal Zerden was the Division Chief of the Aircraft Division in the Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. During his 27 years in DDTC, Mr. Zerden either licensed or supervised the licensing of almost every category covered by the USML. He reviewed the work of licensing analysts and signed off on Commodity Jurisdiction requests and Agreements. Mr. Zerden interpreted the regulations for U.S. industry, other U.S. Government agencies and foreign governments. He interpreted the ITAR for Customs officials (CBP and ICE) and trained officers from those organizations. He provided support to law enforcement organizations and testified at trials that involved violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA).

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National Harbor, MD
United States

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