The Bureau of Industry and Security

Outreach and Educational Services Division

Cosponsored by: East Michigan District Export Council

How to Develop an Export Management and Compliance Program

May 13, 2015

Federal Reserve Building Detroit, MI

How to Develop an Export Management and Compliance Program

Developing and maintaining an export management and compliance program is highly recommended to ensure that export transactions comply with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and to prevent export control violations.

This one-day workshop provides an overview of the steps a company may take to implement an internal Export Management and Compliance Program. Agenda topics include guidance on how to establish an Export Management and Compliance Program, strategies to improve your company’s compliance program, how to avoid common compliance errors, and how to build a solid framework for your company’s compliance program. This program includes small group discussion, hands on exercises, and compliance peer networking. This program will be led by senior export compliance specialists from the Bureau of Industry and Security.

Note: The information presented in this program is not a legal requirement of the Export Administration Regulations. It is intended to give informational advice and guidance based on industry best practices in the field of compliance.

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 specialist personnel 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 the Federal Reserve Building, 1600 East Warren Avenue), Detroit, MI 48207. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. on May 14, 2015. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.


A special conference rate of $109 plus tax (single/double) room has been arranged with the Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Downtown Hotel, 351 Gratiot Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226 (313) 967 -0900. Please mention "Bureau of Industry and Security" to receive the special conference rate. Rate is only good through April 22, 2015.  Click here for Reservations.


The registration fee for the How to Develop an Export Management and Compliance Program seminar is $275.00 per person. The registration fee to attend both this seminar and Technology Controls on May 14th is $495.00. The fee includes continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch, and materials for the entire seminar. Registration fees are nonrefundable after May 3, 2015. Substitutions may be made at any time by emailing Manuel Alaez at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To guarantee placement for the BIS seminar: Click here to register. If registering and paying by check, make your check payable to East Michigan District Export Council and mail to 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Bldg. 47 W, Pontiac, MI 48341.

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 by email.