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Who should attend:

A specially designed one-day program for those with substantive experience in dealing with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

This advanced seminar is designed for export compliance officers and ITAR “empowered officials,” international contracting specialists, contract managers and administrators, program and project managers, marketing professionals, legal advisors, and others involved in the international defense marketplace and ITAR compliance.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and proper treatment of ITAR controlled tech data
  • Manage the foreign marketing of defense articles
  • Determine commodity jurisdiction
  • Determine licensing exemptions 
  • Draft agreements
  • Create a compliance strategy

The seminar provides a forum for an extensive, incisive analysis of critical issues confronting exporters of defense articles in a dynamic, changing exporting environment.

Best practices will be presented and discussed by the class. The course will include information on recent ITAR developments and their potential impact on companies’ compliance programs. Recent enforcement actions will be used as case studies, and students will participate in interactive team exercises featuring hypothetical ITAR problems.


At least one year of ITAR experience, or attendance at the Basic ITAR seminar.


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, Dallas, Delaware, Chicago, Indiana, California, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio and Washington, D.C. Going the extra mile to help you with your complex legal needs.  Visit

March 17, 2022
American Management Association
Arlington, VA
Travel Info
Standard: $1,000.00
Enhanced: $1,395.00
May 4, 2022
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
La Jolla, CA
Travel Info
Standard: $1,100.00
Enhanced: $1,495.00
July 28, 2022
The Westin Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island, SC
Travel Info
Standard: $1,100.00
Enhanced: $1,495.00
September 14, 2022
The Flamingo Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
Travel Info
Standard: $1,100.00
Enhanced: $1,495.00
December 8, 2022
American Management Association
Arlington, VA
Travel Info
Standard: $1,000.00
Enhanced: $1,395.00
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 - 3:00 PM
Las Vegas, NV (Platinum Hotel)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AMA in Arlington, VA
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
All Other Locations
Export Control Reform – What’s New, What’s Next
  • Status
  • Harmonization of ITAR/EAR Terms:  “Export”
  • New concepts
  • Commodity Jurisdiction
  • “Specially Designed” Practical Exercises 1 & 2
Technical Data Best Practices
  • Harmonization of Tech Data Definition
  • Public Domain
  • Foreign Marketing
  • DSP-5 vs. TAA
  • Travel
Tech Data Team Exercise

Deemed Exports
  • What’s New – “Export” and “Release”
  • Strategies and Best Practices – Employees and Visitors
  • “Deemed Export” Practical Exercise
Defense Services and Agreements Best Practices
  • Dual and Third Country Nationals
  • Offshore Procurement
Mergers, Acquisitions and Registration
  • 60-day Pre-Closing Notice:  Foreign Ownership/Control
  • Due Diligence
Brokering Enforcement

Compliance, Enforcement and Voluntary Disclosures
  • New Civil Penalty Level
  • DDTC Company Visit Observations
  • Voluntary Disclosure Strategies
  • Practical Exercise on Voluntary Disclosure
  • Recent Enforcement Case Studies
Case Studies
  • Nicholas Galbraith
    Associate, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    Nicholas A. Galbraith is an associate in Barnes & Thornburg's Washington, D.C., office and is a member of the Corporate Department and International Trade Practice Group. Nicholas advises domestic and international clients on a wide range of complex trade matters. His experience in export co...
  • Christine Sohar Henter
    Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    Christine Sohar Henter is a partner in the International Trade Practice Group of Barnes & Thornburg's Washington, D.C., office. As a member of the Corporate Department, Christine represents trade associations, governments, and corporate clients on international
    trade matters including im...
  • Linda Weinberg
    Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    Linda Weinberg provides practical advice to business and institutional clients on international trade law, including export controls, foreign assets control and customs. She works regularly with the U.S. and foreign government agencies that regulate international trade to help clients realize their...
  • Theresa Youngblood
    Counsel, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    Theresa Youngblood has significant international trade compliance and regulatory law experience and advises domestic and international entities in the public and private sectors on building successful strategies and on dispute resolution. She offers her clients the right mix of dedicated and driven,...
  • Clinton Yu
    Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    Clinton Yu advises clients on international trade matters, including customs and import regulations, export controls and economic sanctions, national security, and trade remedies. With a focus on corporate compliance, Clinton is valued for his strategic approach to navigating today’s complex i...
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Certificates of Completion are provided to all seminar participants who attend Federal Publications Seminars courses following the event, upon request.
CPE: Continuing Professional Education
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Delivery Method: Group-Live Classroom
Federal Publications Seminars is affiliated with West Professional Development and 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 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:
For more information regarding administrative policies such as refunds, cancellations and complaints, please contact Federal Publications Seminars at 888.494.3696.
CPE Hours
This program is eligible for: 6.5 (CPE) hours of credit
Program Level: Advanced
Program Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None
Method: Group-Live
CLP: Continuous Learning Points
Approved for CLP by 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: 6.0 (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: 5.50 (60 minutes), 6.5 (50 minutes)
American Management Association
2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 200
Arlington, VA, 22202
Hotel & Room Block Info

Federal Publications Seminars doesn’t have a room block for this location.  However, AMA offers special hotel rates at two nearby hotels: Hyatt Regency Crystal City; and Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel.

Hyatt Regency Crystal City

Click here to reserve using the AMA preferred rate. For AMA’s preferred rate enter corporate code 00433. 

Reagan National Airport
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
AMA Reservation Number 1-703-418-1234

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel

Click here to reserve using the AMA preferred rate.

2800 South Potomac Avenue
Arlington, VA 22202
AMA Reservation Number 1-703-413-1300

General Information


Yellow & Blue Line – METRO Stop – Crystal City
From the METRO - AMA is 2 blocks east and 4 blocks south on Crystal Drive

Coffee (regular & decaf), tea and water will be served throughout the day with an afternoon snack (baked goods) break.  Breakfast and lunch are on your own.

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, CA, 92122
Hotel & Room Block Info

There is a room block for this location. Rate is $239/night plus taxes. To make your reservations, click here.

If the group rate is no longer available, prevailing rates may be offered for some or all of your dates. Reservations must be made by April 1, 2022 and rooms are subject to availability.

General Information

Continental breakfast, buffet lunch, and an afternoon snack will be served.

The Flamingo Hotel
3555 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV, 89109
Hotel & Room Block Info

There is a room block for this location for 2022 Las Vegas Government Contracts Week attendees. The rate is $94.00 + daily resort fee of $35.00 per room, per night. To make reservations, call 888-373-9855. Reservations must be made by August 9, 2022 and are subject to availability.

General Information

Continental breakfast and lunch will be served each day.

The Westin Hilton Head Island
2 Grasslawn Avenue
Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928
Hotel & Room Block Info

There is a room block for this location. The rate is $282/night plus tax, plus a resort charge of $20 per room, per night. You may reserve a room by going to this booking website at Reservations must be made by July 5, 2022 and rooms are subject to availability.

Government Per Diem

Please note that we have reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the government per diem rate of $182/night plus tax, plus a resort charge of $20 per room, per night. These rooms are limited to one attendee per qualifying company. To book your reservation, visit .You will be required to present a valid Government ID upon check-in to confirm use of the government rate.

General Information

Continental breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack will be served.

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  • 200
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    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.
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