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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
.

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
February 14-15, 2018
Platinum Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
$1275
REGISTER
March 5-6, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld
Orlando, FL
$1375
REGISTER
April 18-19, 2018
American Management Association
Arlington, VA
$1275
REGISTER
June 20-21, 2018
Platinum Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
$1275
REGISTER
September 18, 2018
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, NV
$1000
REGISTER
November 6-7, 2018
The Westin San Diego
San Diego, CA
$1275
REGISTER
December 4-5, 2018
ABI - American Bankruptcy Institute
Alexandria, VA
$1275
REGISTER
DAILY SCHEDULE
Day 1
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
La Jolla, Hilton Head and Las Vegas September Weeklong Conference Locations
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Orlando, FL
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Las Vegas, NV (Platinum Hotel)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
All Other Locations
 
Day 2
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
La Jolla, Hilton Head and Las Vegas September Weeklong Conference Locations
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Orlando, FL
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Las Vegas, NV (Platinum Hotel)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
All Other Locations

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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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
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CLE HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 8.25 for 2-day and 5.5 for 1-day (60 minutes),
ABI - American Bankruptcy Institute
66 Canal Plaza Drive
Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
7037390800
TRAVEL INFORMATION

METRO / SHUTTLE SERVICE

Metro Rail Stop – Blue & Yellow Lines – Braddock Road
The ABI runs a shuttle bus and will take you to the building. Shuttle buses are labeled Chariots for Hire and pick up right at the metro station.   

 

Food & Beverage

Complimentary morning snack & afternoon snacks with assorted beverages will available in facility café/break area.

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

Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria  (closest hotel to venue)
901 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314  (703) 683-6000

Hotel Monaco Alexandria, A Kimpton Hotel
480 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314  (703) 549-6080 

Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
801 N St Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314  (703) 836-4700 

Best Western Old Colony Inn
1101 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314  (703) 739-2222

Embassy Suites Alexandria - Old Town
1900 Diagonal Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314  (703) 684-5900       

American Management Association
2345 Crystal Drive, Second Floor
Arlington, VA 22202
5714812208
TRAVEL INFORMATION

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

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 

Food and Beverage

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

Caesars Palace
3570 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
8662775944
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

Room Block Information

There is a room block for Las Vegas Government Contracts Week. For reservations, click https://aws.passkey.com/go/SCFPS8. Rate is $172/night plus taxes.  

For guests that prefer to phone in their reservations: you may call the Reservation Center at 1-866-227-5944 to secure a reservation on your group block. However, be aware that a processing fee of $15.00 + tax per reservation will be incurred if you choose not to use the above link. Reference group code SCFPS8 when you call to make the reservation. 

Reservations must be made by Friday, August 17, 2018.  After that time, the group rate will be offered based on hotel availability only. 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Room Block Information

There is a room block for Las Vegas Government Contracts Week. For reservations, click https://aws.passkey.com/go/SCFPS8. Rate is $172/night plus taxes.  

For guests that prefer to phone in their reservations: you may call the Reservation Center at 1-866-227-5944 to secure a reservation on your group block. However, be aware that a processing fee of $15.00 + tax per reservation will be incurred if you choose not to use the above link. Reference group code SCFPS8 when you call to make the reservation. 

Reservations must be made by Friday, August 17, 2018.  After that time, the group rate will be offered based on hotel availability only. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld
10100 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
4073521100
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

Room Block Information

There is a room block for this location. Guests can call 800.327.0363 and reference reservation code “Orlando Government Contracts Week – OR – Federal Publications Seminars.”  The rate is $169/night plus taxes for single/double occupancy.  Reservations must be made by February 3, 2018

There is an additional daily resort charge of $11.95 per room, per night, to cover the following: self parking (valued at $18/day); wireless internet access (valued at $14.95/day); local and 800# phone calls (valued at $1 per call); scheduled theme park shuttle service to Sea World, Aquatica and Universal theme parks (valued at $25/person); 1 appetizer with purchase of any entrée in Laguna or The Crazy Squirrel Lounge per stay (valued at $11); 24-hour fitness center access; and 2 waters from The Market per stay. 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Room Block Information

There is a room block for this location. Guests can call 800.327.0363 and reference reservation code “Orlando Government Contracts Week – OR – Federal Publications Seminars.”  The rate is $169/night plus taxes for single/double occupancy.  Reservations must be made by February 3, 2018

There is an additional daily resort charge of $11.95 per room, per night, to cover the following: self parking (valued at $18/day); wireless internet access (valued at $14.95/day); local and 800# phone calls (valued at $1 per call); scheduled theme park shuttle service to Sea World, Aquatica and Universal theme parks (valued at $25/person); 1 appetizer with purchase of any entrée in Laguna or The Crazy Squirrel Lounge per stay (valued at $11); 24-hour fitness center access; and 2 waters from The Market per stay. 

Platinum Hotel
211 E. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89169
7026362431
TRAVEL INFORMATION

There is no room block for this location.
You can reserve a hotel room at the Platinum Hotel by calling  702.365.5000 or visitinghttp://www.theplatinumhotel.com/.

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

The Westin San Diego
400 West Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
6192394500
TRAVEL INFORMATION
There is no room block for this location.
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
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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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