American Conference Institute\'s 8th National Forum on

ITAR Compliance & Export Control Reform

Monday, June 24 to Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Ensure Your ITAR Compliance Program is Strengthened and Revamped in Response to the Regulatory Overhaul

Whether you are a first, second or third-tier exporter, export control reform will affect ITAR licensing and classification requirements, and will mostly likely have a deep impact on your business operations. No matter how small or how big the effect, it is imperative that your trade compliance personnel manages the new regulatory framework, and adjust compliance practices accordingly. From changes in defi nitions, to the migration of items to Commerce Department jurisdiction, 2013 is determined to be a monumental year for exporters. Equally, many complex ITAR compliance requirements will remain, and it is critical to stay up to speed on the latest best practices for reducing heightened penalty risks.

Now in its 8th year, ACI’s Forum on ITAR Compliance & Export Control Reform consistently delivers proven-effective strategies on practical ITAR compliance challenges facing industry. The technical nature of licensing reform and defi nitions such as “specially designed” make this an especially tricky area that requires signifi cant internal training and awareness. Participants will learn, benchmark and take away knowledge they can implement in their daily workflow, making your senior management extremely happy in this highly transitional regulatory environment!

Key topics include:

  • Complying with the transition timing requirements for licenses issued and agreements previously approved by DDTC
  • Drafting a Technology Security Plan (TSP) that includes “procedures for screening employees for such substantives contacts”
  • How to determine if you need prior DDTC approval for registration requirements, and applying key exemptions from brokering rules
  • Working with your sales and product management teams to ensure they do not interpret “reform” as an excuse to treat the articles as no longer control

 

  • "ACI runs the most respected portfolio of international trade conferences in the country:
  • “Another excellent program!” – Virgin Galactic
  • “Nice conference. Good interaction between sessions, between speakers and attendees.” – Lockheed Martin
  • "Conference was more than expected – excellent coverage of all ITAR issues” – Mason Electric Co."

Why Choose ACI? Unlike other conference providers, American Conference Institute attorneys have conducted extensive research with the who’s who of export controls and international trade Bar to craft a unique agenda that encompasses the most hot-button ITAR compliance challenges facing exporters today. Ensuring the agenda is timely and directly relevant to your organization’s most pressing ITAR risks is our main goal. While reform will touch many industries and many businesses, other “evergreen” ITAR challenges will continue to be a top priority for in-house and outside counsel, keeping them up at night. To best serve your needs, our faculty has agreed to address your specific challenges – submit your questions to ITAR@AmericanConference.com before the Forum.