Navigating the Stars Half-Day Workshop

Navigating the Stars: Mastering Space ITAR Compliance” is a focused half-day in-person workshop designed for professionals in the aerospace and defense sectors. This workshop offers an in-depth look at International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) as they apply to the space industry, providing attendees with essential knowledge on compliance, regulatory requirements, and best practices. Through expert-led sessions, interactive discussions, and real-world case studies, participants will learn to effectively manage ITAR-controlled projects, ensuring compliance and mitigating risks in space-related initiatives. Ideal for engineers, legal and compliance officers, project managers, and export control professionals, this workshop is a key stepping stone to mastering ITAR compliance in the rapidly evolving space sector.

May 24, 2024
May 24, 2024
9:00 am - 12:30 pm


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This online half-day workshop is designed to equip industry professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complex landscape of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliance within the space sector. Participants will learn from leading experts in ITAR compliance, space law, and aerospace engineering, gaining insights into the latest regulatory requirements, best practices for compliance, and strategies for managing ITAR-controlled projects in the space industry.

Target Audience:

  • Aerospace engineers
  • Legal and compliance officers in the defense and space sectors
  • Project managers working on space-related projects
  • Export control professionals
  • Government and regulatory affairs personnel

Session 1: Understanding ITAR and its Impact on the Space Industry (1 hour)

  • Introduction to ITAR: History, Purpose, and Key Regulations
  • Overview of ITAR’s relevance to the space industry
  • Case studies: ITAR violations and their implications

Break (15 minutes)

Session 2: Navigating ITAR Compliance for Space Projects (1 hour)

  • Classifying space-related technology under ITAR
  • Licensing and agreements for ITAR-controlled items
  • Implementing ITAR compliance in project management and engineering practices

Break (15 minutes)

Session 3: Best Practices and Strategies for ITAR Compliance (1 hour)

  • Developing an effective ITAR compliance program
  • ITAR training and awareness for employees
  • Handling ITAR-controlled information and technology transfer
  • Risk management strategies for ITAR compliance
  • Q&A session with ITAR compliance experts

Workshop Features:

  • Interactive presentations with real-world examples and case studies
  • Breakout sessions for in-depth discussions on specific compliance challenges
  • Q&A sessions with ITAR compliance experts and legal advisors
  • Networking opportunities with professionals from the space industry
  • Workshop materials, including a comprehensive ITAR compliance guidebook for the space industry


The “Navigating the Stars: Mastering Space ITAR Compliance” workshop will provide attendees with a thorough understanding of ITAR regulations and their application in the space sector. Participants will leave with practical tools and strategies to ensure their projects and companies remain compliant with ITAR requirements, mitigating risks and facilitating successful space-related initiatives.



  • Certification
  • Handouts