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July 2018 ITAR/EAR Boot Camp Seminar

$1,200.00 $1,095.00

(Quantity discounts available)

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Export Compliance Solutions (ECS)


ITAR/EAR Boot Camp:
Licensing Under the 600 Series
Understanding Defense Trade Controls

July 10-11, 2018
Long Beach, CA

Compliance with the Federal Regulations is a Critical Component of Your Corporate Strategic Image


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



Click here for a downloadable registration form.


Basics of the ITAR Topics Include:

  • Understanding State/DDTC and the Export Control Reform (ECR)
  • The Order of Review, Specially Designed & the Commodity Jurisdiction Process
  • Understanding ITAR-Controlled Technical Data & the Public Domain
  • How to Complete a DSP-5
  • Licensing Non-U.S. Persons
  • Utilizing ITAR Exemptions
  • Violations & Lessons Learned

Basics of the EAR Topics Include:

  • Understanding Commerce/BIS & the Regulations
  • The Ten General Prohibitions & Red Flags
  • Reading the ECCN, Reasons for Control & Country Charts
  • Preparing License & Classification Requests using SNAP-R
  • License Exceptions & the Strategic Trade Authorization (STA)
  • Due Diligence: Preventing Violations
  • Recordkeeping & Compliance Under the EAR


Small group exercises are offered on both days.


"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



Hilton Long Beach
701 West Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90831
Ask for the ECS Special Per Diem Rate of $173





Two-Day Seminar: $1200, $1095 which includes a full breakfast and a 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 Palmer, President, Export Compliance Solutions, a former Licensing Officer at the State Department, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), with 20 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.

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).



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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