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Level III ITAR/EAR Top Gun (Annapolis, MD, United States - September 14-15, 2023)

  • Training
  • 2 Days
  • Location: Annapolis, MD, United States
  • September 14-15, 2023 08:30 EST
  • Export Compliance Solutions
  • ID: 5701286

This advanced ITAR/EAR compliance seminar draws on the experiences of current and former U.S. Government officials and defense industry experts. Designed to bring attention to the latest compliance topics and familiarize attendees with significant compliance specialist challenges, this seminar uses small group exercises to encourage team building and effective management practices. Topics include, Handling a Visit from the Office of Export Enforcement (OEE), Utilizing the MEU List, State/DTCC Company Visits and Elements of a Voluntary Disclosure to both Commerce and State enabling our attendees to become a Top Gun ITAR/EAR expert!

Two-day seminar fee includes breakfast, lunch, the seminar manual and a current copy of the ITAR. Space is limited. Registration will close once capacity is reached.

Course Content

DAY 1: Thursday, September 14th

  • State/DDTC and Commerce/BIS Regulatory Updates
  • Capturing the Nuts & Bolts of a Voluntary Self Disclosure (VSD)
  • Exercise 1
  • Can You Match the ITAR Exemptions to the EAR Exceptions?
  • Cutting Edge Compliance: Why We Need to Safeguard Technical Data
  • Exercise 2
  • On the Road Again: Monitoring International Business Travel

 DAY 2: Friday, September 15th

  • Drafting the Exemplary Technical Assistance Agreement (TAA)”
  • Exercise 3
  • How National Security Plays a Role in Your Compliance Program
  • Are You Secure-Compliance Risks in the Cloud
  • Why Do I Need a Technology Control Plan?
  • Exercise 4
  • “Top Ten Violations to Avoid”

Course Provider

  • 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.



Annapolis, MD
United States

Venue to be announced shortly.