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March 2018 ITAR/EAR Beyond the Basics

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Export Compliance Solutions (ECS)


ITAR/EAR Beyond the Basics
Establishing A Rock Solid Export Compliance Program


Critical Compliance: How to classify your products as a result of Export Control Reform (ECR). 2 Days of hands-on training with scenarios and exercises to assist the student in learning jurisdictional classification. Topics include 8 Steps to Self Classify on the EAR Scenario/Exercise, Order of Review, Specially Designed, Utilizing CCAT’s, Self Classify on the ITAR, Conducting Internal Audits and a Comprehensive Technical Assistance Agreement (TAA) workshop.


March 20-21, 2018
San Diego, CA


Avoid Costly Fines & Penalties Through Your Compliance with and Understanding of the ITAR and EAR.


Click here for a downloadable registration form.


Day 1 Topics Include:

  • Part 1 - Establishing a Compliance Program
  • Export Control Reform (ECR): What to Expect in 2018
  • Expert Classification-Elements to Consider -Hands on Classification
  • Exercise 1-Controlled Items & Activities
  • Are You Secure in the Cloud?
  • How to Handle Reexports & Retransfers
  • Deemed Exports & Foreign National Employees
  • Exercise 2-Licensing Needs
  • Comparison of ITAR Exemptions & EAR Exceptions

Day 2 Topics Include:

  • Part II - Auditing & Drafting Agreements
  • Important Elements of an Audit
  • Voluntary Self Disclosures Under the ITAR & EAR
  • Exercise 3-Examining a Violation & US Government Recommendations
  • Agreement Workshop - How to Draft the Perfect Technical Assistance Agreement (TAA)
  • Exercise 4--Managing Your TAA & MLA
  • Reporting & Recordkeeping
  • Program Compliance Elements



"The small group discussions are an extremely effective learning tool. The exercises and small class size are a major plus that keeps us coming back to attend ECS seminars."
Director of Export Compliance, Northrop Grumman


"The venues are always conducive to learning and the quality of instructors as former State Department Licensing Officers is unparalleled."
Program Manager, Military Systems Group



Residence Inn San Diego Gaslamp
356 6th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
(888) 682-1243
Ask for the ECS rate of $167
Or  Book Online Here





Two-Day Seminar: $1200, $1095 which includes a full breakfast and a Cheapeake gourmet lunch, a bound book containing all the presentations and a copy of the most recent ITAR.


ALL ATTENDEES OF PREVIOUS ECS SEMINARS RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT (Please ask for a discount code to use during checkout) AND PLEASE REVIEW OUR NEW FRIENDS AND CLIENTS REWARD PROGRAM: If you refer a seminar attendee, you receive a 10% discount on your next seminar registration fee or your next purchase or renewal of our 20 seat Online Training Video or four hours of consulting.


Export Compliance Solutions Tax ID is: 76-0788769.



Suzanne PalmerSuzanne Palmer, President, Export Compliance Solutions, is a former Licensing Officer at the State Department, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and has over 15 years of direct experience in the U.S. defense industry. After leaving the State Department, Ms. Palmer joined Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems in Baltimore and then went on to work at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. Ms. Palmer combined this unique experience to found ECS in 2003. The ECS team provides training to help compliance officials successfully apply U.S. export control regulations and establish viable export compliance programs. Ms. Palmer has worked on the Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG), was appointed to serve as a Special Compliance Officer (SCO) for a company operating under a Consent Agreement and is an active speaker for various professional organizations.

Lisa BencivengaLisa Bencivenga 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.






CLE Credits

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


NEI Logo 16 CCS/CES Credits


CANCELLATION POLICY: Participants may cancel and attend another class. Substitute attendees are also allowed. No cash refunds will be made without 72 hours advance notice.


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