Impact of Export Controls on Higher Education & Scientific Institutions

Hosted by:  Georgia Institute of Technology

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Summary:  The conference focused on US Export Controls for the academic and scientific community with the goal of bringing together representatives from various US Government Agencies to engage the university community on the export control issues that specifically affect universities, clinical research centers, and other nonprofit research institutions.

Access the full 2014 Conference agenda here

Highlights:

  • Inaugural Full Day Workshop (Export Control 101 – Basics of Export Control)
  • Government Speakers:
    • Matt Borman (BIS)
    • Steven Hall (BIS)
    • John Johnson (BIS)
    • Tim Mooney (BIS)
    • Joanna Sellen (NNSA)
    • Robin Staffin (DOD)
  • Session Topic Highlights:
    • Export Control Reform
    • Enforcement and Voluntary Self-Disclosures
    • The 600 Series and “Specially Designed”
    • Deemed Exports
    • Visited Scholar Reviews
    • University/Industry Collaborations
    • Content Areas of Focus
      • Biologicals
      • Cloud Computing & Encryption
      • Federal Contracting
      • International Campuses
      • MOOCs
      • Space Research