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Please note: 
The Basic ITAR course taught during International Week is a 1-day course.  Basic ITAR at all other locations is a 1.5-day course.  


Who should attend:

This introductory course is for business executives, international contracting specialists, contract managers and administrators, program and project managers, marketing professionals, engineers and other technical personnel, newly appointed export compliance officers, logistics personnel, and legal and financial advisors.

What you will learn:

A fundamental overview of the U.S. International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This course will help you understand the U.S. laws and Federal agencies that regulate the export of hardware and technology from the U.S. Attendees will gain an understanding of how these regulations impact your ability to do business in the international marketplace.

Some of the topics covered include:

    • Interpreting the U.S. Munitions List

    • Export Licensing Requirements

    • Internal Compliance Programs

    • How to understand and work with the Regulations

    • How to self-classify your hardware/technology

    • How to draft a Commodity Jurisdiction Request

    • How to register your company with the U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls

    • How to apply for an export license

    • to recognize "exports" of technical data under the ITAR (including the Deemed Export Rule)

DID YOU KNOW THAT WE ALSO HAVE AN ADVANCED ITAR COURSE?
Many Basic ITAR students attend the Advanced ITAR course, providing attendees maximum value for their training investment.

This course is sponsored by:






This course is sponsored by Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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Barnes & Thornburg LLP serves clients in more than 50 dedicated practice and industry areas from offices in Atlanta, Delaware, Chicago, Indiana, Los Angeles, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio and Washington, D.C. Going the extra mile to help you with your complex legal needs. Visit btlaw.com.

Dates and Locations
April 25-26, 2017
Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel
Arlington, VA, Virginia
$1275
REGISTER
June 19-20, 2017
Bally's
Las Vegas, NV
$1275
REGISTER
September 18-19, 2017
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, NV
$1325
REGISTER
October 25, 2017
American Management Association
Arlington, VA
$900
REGISTER
November 7-8, 2017
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
San Diego, CA
$1275
REGISTER
December 5-6, 2017
Waterview Conference Center at CEB
Arlington, VA
$1275
REGISTER
DAILY SCHEDULE
Day 1
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
October 1-day Course
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
All Other Locations - Day 1
 
Day 2
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
All Other Locations - Day 2

DAY ONE
(Note - this is a one-day-only class on October 26, 2016) 

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.        
Registration and Breakfast.
 
9:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Introduction to U.S. Export Control Laws and the ITAR
  • Policy, Agencies and Jurisdiction
  • Consequences of ITAR Control
  • Proscribed Destinations
What is a “Defense Article” or “Defense Service” under the ITAR 
  • U.S. Munitions List
  • President’s Export Control Reform Initiative
    • Goals and Status
    • Products Moving to CCL
    • Order of Review 
  • Sample Category VIII - Aircraft
    • Parts and components
    • Specially designed
  • “CJ” Requests
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.   
Break
 
10:30 am – Noon

ITAR Registration Requirements 
  • Requirements, Fees and Process
  • Empowered Officials
  • Changes to Registration
  • Broker Registration
What is an “Export” under the ITAR
  • Shipments
  • Releases of Technical Data
Noon - 1:00 p.m.      
Lunch Break
 
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Identifying ITAR Technical Data
  • Definition of Technical Data
  • Public Domain and Basic Marketing Information 
Practical Exercises

Deemed Exports
  • Foreign Persons
  • Hiring Practices
Violations and Penalties

Licensing Under the ITAR
  • What is Subject to the ITAR
  • Types of Licenses 
  • DTRADE and Licensing Process
  • Authorizations for Defense Services
  • Dual and Third Country Nationals
2:15 – 2:30 p.m.
Break
 
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Licensing Under the ITAR continued
  • Offshore Procurement
  • Grandfathering for Transition to CCL
  • Special Licensing Requirements
  • ITAR Licensing Exemptions
Questions 

DAY TWO

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.     

Screening and Red Flags

Clearing ITAR Shipments for Export
  • Destination Control Statements
  • AES/EEI 
ITAR Compliance Programs
  • Elements of Program
  • Technology Transfer Control Plans
  • Compliance and Proscribed Countries
  • Compliance Audits
  • Training
  • Best Practices 
10:30- 10:45 a.m.    
Break
 
10:45 a.m. - Noon    

Enforcement
  • Voluntary Disclosures
  • Internal Corporate Investigations
  • Enforcement Case Study
  • Recent Cases
Questions

Karen McGee

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
A partner in the Washington, D.C., office and a member of the International Practice Group and the Business, Tax & Real Estate and Intellectual Property Departments. She concentrates primarily on antidumping and countervailing proceedings; customs law, export controls, trade in defense articles and services, foreign assets controls and other international trade regulatory matters. She works regularly with the International Trade Commission, the Department of Commerce (International Trade Administration and Bureau of Industry and Security), Department of Homeland Security (U.S. Customs & Border Protection), Department of State (Directorate of Defense Trade Controls) and Department of Treasury (Office of Foreign Assets Controls).



Linda Weinberg

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
A partner in Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the firm’s Business, Tax & Real Estate Department and the International Practice Group. Ms. Weinberg assists clients with various international trade law issues, including customs, export controls, and foreign assets control. She works regularly with the U.S. and foreign government agencies that regulate international trade. Ms. Weinberg’s practice encompasses customs, NAFTA and other duty preferences, country-of-origin marking, valuation, classification, security, transportation issues, and domestic preferences. She resolves complex NAFTA verifications, seizures, voluntary disclosures, penalties, and enforcement of intellectual property rights

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All Federal Publications Seminars courses meet the course requirements of the National Contract Management Association’s certification programs. We are a proud Education Partner of the NCMA.
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Federal Publications Seminars is part of West Professional Development, which is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.
CPE HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 9.5 for 2-day and 6.5 for 1-day (CPE) hours of credit
Program Level: Basic
Program Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None
Method: Group-Live
CLP: CONTINUOUS LEARNING POINTS
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DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIVERSITY
Defense Acquisition Workforce members must acquire 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLP) every two years from the date of entry into the acquisition workforce for as long as the member remains in an acquisition position per DoD Instruction 5000.66. We will provide you with documentation of points awarded for completing the event.
CLP HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 8.0 for 2-day and 6.0 for 1-day (CLP) hours of credit
CLE: CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
States have widely varying regulations regarding MCLE credit. LegalEdcenter is an approved provider in AL, AK, AR, CA, GA, IL, ME, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WV. Credit may be applied for in other jurisdictions on request and in accordance with state MCLE rules.
** Please note that because some states are changing their policy on CLE reporting, you will need to fill out the request for credit from Federal Publications Seminars within 10 business days, or we may not be able to issue credits for the program.
CLE HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 8.25 for 2-day and 5.5 for 1-day (60 minutes),
American Management Association
2345 Crystal Drive, Second Floor
Arlington, VA 22202
5714812208
TRAVEL INFORMATION

Coffee, tea and water will be served throughout the day with an afternoon cookie break.  Breakfast and lunch are on your own.

METRO RAIL LINE:
Yellow & Blue Line – METRO Stop – Crystal City
From the METRO - AMA is 2 blocks east and 4 blocks south on Crystal Drive
http://www.amaconferencecenter.org/washington-directions-maps.htm

There is not a room block for this location, however the AMA offers special hotel rates.  Please visit http://www.amaconferencecenter.org/washington-hotels.htm

Bally's
3645 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
8003688777
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

Group rate $79+tax per night, resort fee $29+tax per night. Cut-off is Saturday 5/20/17. Guests may call Bally’s reservations line at 1-800-358-8777. Please keep in mind there is $15+tax processing fee. There is no fee with the weblink. https://aws.passkey.com/go/SBFED7

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Group rate $79+tax per night, resort fee $29+tax per night. Cut-off is Saturday 5/20/17. Guests may call Bally’s reservations line at 1-800-358-8777. Please keep in mind there is $15+tax processing fee. There is no fee with the weblink. https://aws.passkey.com/go/SBFED7

Caesars Palace
3570 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
8662775944
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE
The group rate is $169 per night, $32+tax per night. Guests may call Caesars reservations line at 1-866-227-5944. Please keep in mind there is a $15+tax processing fee. There is no fee with the weblink. https://aws.passkey.com/go/SCFPS7 . Rooms are subject to availability.
TRAVEL INFORMATION
The group rate is $169 per night, $32+tax per night. Guests may call Caesars reservations line at 1-866-227-5944. Please keep in mind there is a $15+tax processing fee. There is no fee with the weblink. https://aws.passkey.com/go/SCFPS7 . Rooms are subject to availability.
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, CA 92019
6192214823
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

Coffee, tea and water will be served throughout the day with an afternoon cookie break.  Breakfast and lunch are on your own.

Room Block Information
Please call the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina at 619-224-1234 and reference the “Federal Publications” room block.  

All November course room blocks are $219/night plus taxes and reservations must be made by October 6, 2017.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Coffee, tea and water will be served throughout the day with an afternoon cookie break.  Breakfast and lunch are on your own.

Room Block Information
Please call the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina at 619-224-1234 and reference the “Federal Publications” room block.  

All November course room blocks are $219/night plus taxes and reservations must be made by October 6, 2017.

Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel
900 South Orme Street
Arlington, VA, Virginia 22204
7035211900
RESERVATIONS AT GOVERNMENT PER DIEM
A block of rooms has been set aside with a Government Per Diem rate of $249/night* plus taxes. To reserve a guest room, call 1.800.325.3535 and say you are part of the ‘Federal Publications Seminars Group’. All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Reservations must be made by April 3, 2017.


* This Daily Rate will be at the prevailing Government Per Diem rate. Should this standard Per Diem rate change between now and the date of the event, this Daily Rate should reflect the most current U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Per Diem rate.  

TRAVEL INFORMATION
Coffee, tea and water will be served throughout the day with an afternoon cookie break.  Breakfast and lunch are on your own. 

There is a courtesy room block for this location. To reserve a guest room, call 1.800.325.3535 to obtain a rate of $279/night plus tax.  Say you are part of the ‘Federal Publications Seminars Group’. All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Reservations must be made by April 3, 2017.

Waterview Conference Center at CEB
1919 North Lynn Street
24th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209
5713033032
TRAVEL INFORMATION

Coffee, tea and water will be served throughout the day with an afternoon cookie break.  Breakfast and lunch are on your own. 

METRO RAIL LINE:

Yellow & Silver Line – METRO Stop – Rossyln
From the METRO - 1 Block East and 2 Blocks North on Lynn Street (Deloitte & CEB Offices)

There is not a room block for this location.  Suggested nearby hotels are:

Hyatt Arlington (0.2 mi SW)
1325 Wilson Blvd, Rosslyn, VA
703-525-1234

Le Meridien Arlington (156 ft. SE)
1121 19th St. N., Arlingotn, VA
703-351-9170 

Holiday Inn (0.1 mi W)
1900 North Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA
703-807-2000

Marriott Key Bridge (0.2 mi NW)
1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA
703-243-1093

100
Basic or fundamental subject matter is covered. Courses are geared to general knowledge or can be taken as a refresher.
200
Specific topics or issues within a topic area are covered. Students should be familiar with terms of art and general concepts concerning the course topic.
300
Workshops and class discussions cover specific subject matter in-depth, and participation is strongly encouraged. Attendees should have at least 2-3 years' experience in the area of study.
400
Courses build upon students' knowledge and experience, and cover complex issues within the subject matter. Should have 4-5 years' mastery of subject for in-depth analysis.
500
Masters-level programs designed for professionals with 5+ years' experience. Courses cover in-depth and technical analysis on specific subjects and updates on current issues.
Lunch Sponsored by Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Barnes & Thornburg LLP will sponsor lunch on these dates at the Waterview Conference Center in Arlington, VA:
  • October 25, 2016 during International Contracting Week
  • December 5, 2016 
Cocktail Receptions Sponsored by Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Barnes & Thornburg LLP will sponsor cocktail receptions on these dates/locations:
  • April 13, 2016 in Fort Worth, TX
  • June 21, 2016 in as Las Vegas, NV
  • November 16, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV
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