EXPORT BOOT CAMP SEMINAR: International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR)


DateWednesday, October 16, 2019

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm EST

Location: McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, 2 Institute Drive, Concord, NH

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Cost: Free*

Presented by:  Alexander Miris, Homeland Security Investigations, Department of Homeland Security; Kristen Morneau, Mohawk Global Trade Advisor; Lisa Kester, LK Trade Consulting

Deadline to register: Friday, October 11, 2019 at 3pm EST

The Office of International Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Services Office and Granite State District Export Council are pleased to present an in-person training on the International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Alexander Miris,  Homeland Security Investigations, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will provide an overview and how they can help businesses be in compliance when exporting under the ITAR.  Kristen Morneau and Lisa Kester will then provide an overview of ITAR, products on the U.S. Munitions List, ITAR licensing, best practices on controlled technical data and the registration process through the U.S. State Department Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).

Register today to make sure your exporting activities are in compliance with U.S. laws and regulations and resources available to help!

*This training will be free of charge, if your company meets SBA’s eligibility requirements to access STEP funding.  If your company is not eligible for STEP, there will be a $75.00 fee for the seminar.  A small discount is applied if you purchase multiple sessions.  Please complete the registration form to determine your cost.  Information on the STEP Grant Award will be available Fall 2019.*

About the Presenters:

Homeland Security Investigations, Department of Homeland Security, is a critical investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security and is a vital U.S. asset in combating criminal organizations illegally exploiting America’s travel, trade, financial and immigration systems.  HSI’s workforce includes special agents, analysts, auditors and support staff. Its men and women are assigned to cities throughout the United States and to offices around the world. HSI’s international force is the department’s largest investigative presence abroad and gives HSI one of the largest international footprints in U.S. law enforcement.

Mohawk Global Trade Advisors is a group of experienced trade compliance specialists who work with companies operating in the global marketplace. The members of our team are some of the most sought after speakers for industry conferences, trade groups, and government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Canadian Consulate, and the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America. Servicing North America, our offices are located in Syracuse, NY, Rochester, NY, Albany, NY, Buffalo, NY, Chicago, IL, Cleveland, OH, Newark, NJ and New Hampshire (servicing all of New England). We have the knowledge and real world experience to help your company plan, execute, and manage compliance programs that meet current regulatory standards and operations goals. Our areas of expertise include: CTPAT, Import & Export Compliance Programs & Training, ITAR Audits and Assessments, Foreign Trade Zones and NAFTA and other free trade agreements.

LK Consulting is a results driven international trade compliance professional with 20 years of experience in all aspects of export controls.  They provide strategic and tactical guidance and regulatory interpretation in all areas of ITAR, EAR and OFAC compliance.  They have extensive hands-on experience collaborating with business stakeholders to build efficient and effective export compliance solutions that align regulatory compliance with business objectives.  Demonstrated success in designing, implementing and maintaining practical export compliance programs from the ground up, including process development, collaborative problem solving, risk mitigation, export licensing, jurisdiction and classification analysis, restricted party screening, employee training, and M&A due diligence.