BIS: Encryption Controls

Posted on May 16, 2023 · Posted in



The Bureau of Industry and Security

Co-sponsored by:

Professional Association of Exporters and Importers


 “Encryption Controls”

Thursday, August 17, 2023
Milpitas, California


The full-day program is an in-depth session that will focus on the unique provisions related to encryption under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) licensing officers will provide a comprehensive overview of controls on encryption in the EAR, including what items are and are not controlled in Category 5 Part 2, License Exception ENC and mass market provisions (740.17), and encryption classification and licensing.

Prerequisite: The prerequisite for this course is the completion of the Complying with U.S Export Controls Seminar or equivalent experience.

Instructors: The instructors are experienced export policy specialists from BIS’ Information Technology Division in Washington, D.C. 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.

Location / Time: The program will be held at Sonesta, San Jose-Milpitas, 777 Bellew Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

Registration: The Encryption Seminar registration fee is $425 per person. The fee includes continental breakfast, coffee breaks, snacks, lunch, and seminar materials. The last day to register is Friday, August 4, 2023.

In order to register, In order to register, please scroll down this page or contact the PAEI Admin at (408)532-8234 or email at

PAEI Tax ID: 680117035.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: Cancellation or attendee changes made prior to Friday, August 4, 2023, will be charged a $25 administrative fee. No refunds will be made after Friday, August 4. Cancellation requests or attendee changes must be made by email to

Hotel Accommodations: The Encryption Seminar will be held at the Sonesta, San Jose-Milpitas, 777 Bellew Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035, 844-200-9889. A limited block of rooms is available at $169 per night. Hotel reservations must be made by July 31 before 5:00 p.m. Please contact Sonesta to make room reservations via the link as follows: Please mention the group name “PAEI -BIS Conference 2023″.

Complimentary shuttle transportation to and from San Jose International Airport and complimentary parking are available.

Please note: Room temperatures at the meeting cannot always be precisely controlled and can fluctuate dramatically – it is recommended attendees dress in layers.

U.S. Government speakers and approved USG attendees:
U.S. Government – Speakers, please register via the link for the Sonesta for room reservations.

Americans with Disabilities Act:  If special arrangements are required for a disabled individual to attend this program, please notify PAEI at least one week prior to the event.

MCLE Credit: The Western Regional Office of the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security is a State Bar of California-approved MCLE provider. The amount of credit varies with the length of the seminar.


For questions or information regarding registration and payments, please contact the PAEI Admin at (408) 532-7234 or email

For more information or questions on the topics to be covered, please call the BIS Western Regional Office at (949) 660-0144, (408) 998-8806, or by email.


777 Bellew Drive, Milpitas, California, 95035, United States

  • Encryption Controls
    August 17, 2023
    7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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