The Bureau of Industry and Security

Outreach and Educational Services Division

Cosponsored by: The Houston District Export Council

Technology and Software Controls 

June 14, 2018

Norris Conference Center

Houston, TX


Technology and Software Controls

This intermediate level session will offer a comprehensive look at how to comply with the U.S. export and reexport controls relating to technology and software. Discussion will focus on the regulatory requirements relating to technology and software, including what is considered an export or reexport of technology or software, the kinds of technology and software subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), how to determine the Export Control Classification Number, what license exceptions are available, and the unique application requirements of technology and software. BIS technical and policy specialists also will discuss important export control issues that may arise in the employment of foreign nationals and for foreign items incorporating, or produced from, controlled U.S.-origin software and technology.

Recommended prerequisite: Essentials of U.S. Export Controls or Complying with U.S. Export Controls or equivalent experience.

About the Instructors

The instructors are experienced export policy specialists and engineers from BIS's Washington, D.C. headquarters. The instructors will be available throughout the seminar to answer your questions on how the export regulations affect the export activities of your organization or client.


The program will be held at Norris Conference Center located at 816 Town & Country Blvd., Suite 210, Houston, Texas 77024. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. on June 14, 2018. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.


A special conference room rate of $129 plus tax, good until May 10, 2018, has been arranged with The Sheraton Four Points, 10655 Katy Parkway, Houston, TX 77024. Please mention “Houston District Export Council” to receive the special conference rate. Reservations can only be made through the Sheraton Central Reservation Office at (800) 238-5251. Rate does not include applicable State and local taxes. Rates will be available 3 days prior and 3 days after the Event dates, subject to availability of guest rooms at the time of reservation.


The registration fee for the Technology and Software Controls seminar is $250 per person before May 11. 2018 and $300 after. To register for both this program and the Complying with U.S. Export Controls seminar on June 12-13, 2018 the fee is $775 before May 11 and $845 after. The fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and materials for the entire seminar. Fee is not refundable after May 18, 2018. Substitutions may be made. To guarantee placement for the BIS seminar: Click here to register.

Other Questions?

For more information or questions on the topics to be covered, please call BIS's Outreach and Educational Services Division at (202) 482-6031 or contact us by email.






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