BIS Publishes Update 2010 Dates & Instructions

The Bureau of Industry and Security's (BIS) announced that its annual Update Conference on Export Controls and Policy will be held on August 31- September 2, 2010 in Washington, DC.

To attend this year's conference, you must follow a two-step process: (1) you must submit the online "Interest Form" between June 15 and June 28. If there are more potential participants than there is space available, BIS will grant registration through a random selection from the entire list of respondents, regardless of when received during the period. Those selected will be notified and given registration instructions in early July. They must register and submit payment by a designated date indicated in the instructions or their spot will be forfeited and given to someone on the wait list. Those not selected will be notified that they have been placed on a wait list.

More detailed program information will be posted in the coming weeks.

Registration transfers within companies or organizations may be permitted with prior approval from BIS. Registration transfers will not be permitted between different organizations or companies. Registrations may not be resold.

BIS will make every effort to ensure broad company representation at this event. Due to the limited capacity of the Update Conference, BIS reserves the right to limit, restrict or decline registrations to this event. Registrations are not confirmed until accepted and verified by BIS and the registration fee has been paid.