BIS Encryption Controls Virtual Seminar

Posted on June 3, 2021 · Posted in

The Bureau of Industry and Security

Co-sponsored by:

Professional Association of Exporters and Importers


“Encryption Controls Virtual Seminar”

 Wednesday and Thursday, August 11 – 12, 2021
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT (12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT) Both days, respectively.


The Encryption Controls virtual seminar 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), encryption classification, and licensing, deemed exports, and rules regarding foreign product development using U.S. origin encryption parts and components.  The program will allow for live Q&A, provide detailed electronic reference materials for ongoing use, and allow attendees the opportunity to view recordings of the sessions for a limited period of time following the seminar.

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

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

Location / Time:  This is a virtual interactive training program that participants can access from the convenience of their home or office.  A computer or laptop with audio and a reliable and stable internet connection is required.  Interactive exercises and live question and answer sessions will take place on  Please ensure that you can access this website.

August 11 and 12 – Please log-in at 8:30 a.m. each day.  The program begins promptly at 9 a.m. and ends at 12 p.m. PDT (UTC-7 hours) on each day.  Instructions to access the seminar and seminar material will be emailed to registered attendees.

Registration:  The cost of this two-day seminar is $300.
To register, scroll down, and submit your registration.  The last day to register is Friday, August 6, 2021.  REGISTER NOW!    P.A.E.I. Tax ID: 680117035.

CLICK HERE to view the agenda.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations or attendee changes will be charged a $25 administrative fee.  All refund/cancellation requests or attendee changes must be requested by email to the P.A.E.I. administrator at The last day to request attendee changes or cancellations is Friday, August 6. 

Americans with Disabilities Act:  If special arrangements are required for a disabled individual to attend this program, please notify P.A.E.I. 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. If you would like to receive MCLE credits, please contact us by email at

Topic Questions:  Please contact BIS, Western Regional Office at (408) 998-8806 or (949) 660-0144.

Registration Questions: Please contact P.A.E.I. Administrator at or by calling (408) 532-7234.



This is a virtual interactive event accessible from your home or office.

  • Encryption Controls Virtual Seminar
    August 11, 2021 - August 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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