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NEPA Alliance Offers ITAR Bootcamp on Wednesday

NEPA Alliance is offering a valuable two-day seminar beginning Wednesday morning. The seminar introduces the basics of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) so you can enhance your skills and minimize your company’s risk. This seminar provides essential information that will help you ensure that your State and Commerce license applications are approved with the first submission.

The seminar will feature presenter Suzanne Palmer, President, Export Compliance Solutions (ECS). Ms. Palmer is a former State/DDTC Licensing Officer who served more than 10 years with the State Department before joining the defense industry and a University Affiliated Research Center. She combined this unique experience to found ECS and has been providing interactive training and interpretation of the ITAR and EAR for 12 years. Suzanne has extensive experience conducting voluntary risk assessments and directed audits. With a goal of establishing viable robust compliance programs, Ms. Palmer has had the privilege to serve on the Defense Trade Advisory Group and as a Special Compliance Officer for companies operating under a Consent Agreement.

Location: NEPA Alliance, 1151 Oak St, Pittston, PA 18640
Registration is $75 per person and includes continental breakfast and lunch.
Registration deadline is April 20, 2016. Walk-up registration may be available.

Call Michael Horvath at the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance at 570-655-5581.

The seminar will touch on each of the following topics:

  • Understanding Commerce/BIS & OFAC
  • The Ten General Prohibitions
  • How to Use the Country Chart & Resources for Control
  • Exercise-Finding a Product on the CCL
  • Preparing a License and Letter of Explanation (LOE)
  • License Exceptions & STA
  • Preventing Violations & Recordkeeping
  • State/DDTC and the New ITAR Definitions
  • Order of Review & Classification
  • How to Complete an Electronic License Application
  • Defining Technical Data & Public Domain
  • ITAR Exemptions
  • Licensing Requirements for Foreign National Employees and Visitors
  • ITAR Compliance and Recordkeeping

You can view the seminar agenda here.

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