8th Impact of Export Controls on Higher Education & Scientific Institutions

Hosted by: University of Pennsylvania

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Summary:  The University of Pennsylvania hosted the 2022 annual University Export Controls Conference at the Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel on May 3-4, 2022. The conference was preceded by a day of workshops on May 2, 20220, and followed by the Association of University Export Control Officers (AUECO) Membership Meeting on May 5, 2022.

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  • Session Topic Highlights:
    • Export Controls, Academia, and Research: The twain shall meet
    • Managing Cybersecurity at an Academic Institution
    • Ask Me Anything (AMA) about Export Compliance (for new ECOs)
    • The Art of Contract Review from an Export Compliance Perspective
    • Mitigating Risk
    • Agency Updates – BIS & DDTC
    • Agency Coordination of Disclosure Requirements in Response to Foreign Influence – NSF, DoD, and OSTP
    • Online International Graduate Degree Programs
    • Foreign Influence: National Security and Open Science
    • Anatomy of a Foreign Influence Investigation
    • Multilateral Regimes for Export Regulations
    • Implementing a Research Security Program
    • DDTC Company Visits
    • Transitioning from a Fundamental Research Culture to a Managed Controlled Environment
    • International Shipping and Logistics
    • International Travel: Responding to JCORE Recommendations
    • Risks in Healthcare Research: Applying Export Controls to Medical Centers
    • Breakfast Roundtable with the Board: Learn More about Volunteering with AUECO
    • Emerging and Foundational Technology Controls
    • The End of the China Initiative: Has Anything Really Changed?
    • BIS Cyber Rule and Encryption Regulations
    • Russia-related Sanctions and Export Control Restrictions
    • Effects of Foreign National Reporting Requirements on the Spirit of Fundamental Research
    • Considerations for Effective International Visitor Reviews
    • ITAR Compliance: Using a Compliance Risk Matrix to Assess Risk and Enhance Compliance Programs
    • How to Become a Cleared Facility
    • The Role of Export Controls in Research Security