ITAR Compliance is No Longer a Choice, It is a Necessity
It is not enough to just know the ITAR -- It is now time to learn the EAR and be compliant with both sets of regulations
Take Your Understanding of ITAR Compliance to a New Level by Attending an In-depth Analysis of Recent Developments on the Export Reform Initiative, Agreements, Voluntary Disclosures, Avoiding Missteps in Product Jurisdiction and More
Paul Munninghoff - Executive Director, Export Compliance & Administration, Space Systems/Loral. Paul is a retired U.S. Air Force pilot and intelligence officer with a range of experience in export compliance program development and oversight, export licensing, international business program support and defense trade policy. Paul directs all export/import licensing and export/import compliance matters and has transformed Loral’s export compliance program from one inviting Justice Department investigation to one held up as a positive example for the U.S. commercial communications satellite industry. He also worked at Lockheed and as a policy officer at DOD/DTSA and developed the “Day in Court” procedure for defense contractors to appeal negative DOD decisions and excessive limitations on export licenses.
Suzanne Palmer, President of Export Compliance Solutions, has 15 years of experience within the State Department and as a Licensing Officer, and over 10 years direct experience with the U. S. defense industry. After leaving the State Department she joined Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems in Baltimore and then went on to work at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. Combining U.S. Government and defense industry experience, Ms. Palmer specializes in training, interpreting the ITAR and the EAR Export Control Reform initiative and applying U.S. export control regulations. She has served on the Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) and as a Special Compliance Official (SCO) for a company operating under a Consent Agreement.
Lisa Bencivenga has has over twenty years of varied experience in export/import licensing and compliance issues with major defense contractors. She has had the leading role in developing and implementing internal compliance programs, providing regulatory guidance, instituting license databases, training personnel at all corporate levels, conducting audits requested by clients and/or directed by the U.S. Department of State, coordinating investigations and working closely with legal departments while administering the full spectrum of corporate international export/import activities. She has several years of experience in space-related export issues which includes obtaining and implementing complex licensing arrangements related to spacecraft and launch activities as a result of her employment with Orbital Sciences Corporation and The Boeing Company.
Date: Feb 20, 2015