Regulated Export Training & Foreign Military Sales Panel

About the Event

Does my product need a license for export? What’s considered “dual use?” Is my conversation with a prospective foreign buyer considered a “deemed export”?  

Montana World Trade Center’s Tech Export Team member, Justin Cook, covers the dos and don’ts of export licensing and compliance. Learn about export control policies, regulations, and compliance programs before you engage in export. And if you’re already engaged, make sure your business development and management team are up to speed on the basics.

Morning training will be followed by lunch and a panel on the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program,  the U.S. Government’s program for transferring defense articles, services, and training to international partners and organizations. Though the FMS has been around for decades, many Montana firms that could benefit from the program don’t know about it. Hear from Montanans who have navigated the program  successfully  for years.

Event Details

When: December 15, 2017 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: University of Montana, School of Extended & Lifelong Learning: TODD Building, Room 203. 32 Campus Dr, Missoula, MT 59812.
**Remote attendance options available

$129—Morning session: Regulated export training & FMS Panel
$189— Morning session + One-on-one meeting with our expert

How to Register: Please contact us via email here, or give us a call at (406) 243-6982


  • 8:15 a.m.: Check in and coffee
  • 8:30 a.m.: Export Control 101—ITAR, EAR, and OFAC
  • 10:30 a.m.: Introduction to Exceptions/Exemptions (focus on Canada, Europe, and Cuba)
  • 11:30 a.m.: Due Diligence and Implementing an Export Control Program
  • 12:30 p.m.: Break, Sack Lunch Included
  • 12:45 p.m. Foreign Military Sales Panel
  • 2:00-5:00 p.m.: A limited number of one-on-one meetings with our expert

This event is being hosted by MWTC in conjunction with Rocky Mountain Bank and the MT Department of Commerce.


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Export Training

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The TechEx Initiative helps Montana businesses in industries such as cloud computing, photonics, and bioscience move to the forefront of technical exports by bringing together an experienced team in international trade and technical law and offering practical training based on the every-day experience of real Montana companies. Learn more here.

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