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WORKSHOP DAY
 
Sponsored by: Integro Insurance Brokers/Navigators Management Company
 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

 

Registration:
$170 for Members
$300 for Non-Members

Attendance worth 5 CCS/CES Credits

7 a.m. to noon
3rd Floor Registration

NEI Thursday Workshop Registration Desk / Information Center


8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The District
3rd Floor

 

NCBFAA Cyber Cafè


8:15 to 9:45 a.m.
St. Charles
3rd Floor

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS:

A) CCS: Chapter 98: The Hidden Dangers & Opportunities

 

Precis: We are all faced with the proper use of Chapter 98 classifications (Special classification provisions).  U.S. Goods returned, Articles Exported and returned, advanced or improved abroad, Substantial Containers or Holders, Personal Exemptions extended to Residents and Nonresidents, etc. are just a few of the provisions.  Learn how to navigate and utilize this chapter to best serve your clients.

 

Speakers:

 

St. James
3rd Floor

 

B) CCS & CES: Adding Value to Your Compliance Team

 

Precis: What makes a good compliance team? What do you look for in an individual, what is needed once you have a great team? Hiring, training, and internal communication are key.  You will hear what it takes from many different prespectives during this session.

 

Speakers:

  • Rachel Pisani
  • Beth Pride, BPE Global
  • Karen Damon, DHL Global Forwarding (Invited)

 


10 to 11:30 a.m.
St. Charles
3rd Floor

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS:

A) CCS: Duty Drawback Simplification: What is Changing? 

 

Precis: With the passage of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, work is underway to update the Duty Drawback regulations to align with the new law. There are signficant conceputal changes that will impact how you and your clients claim drawback in the future. Listen to the group of individuals from the trade who were invited to discuss these changes with CBP, as they explain what you should be prepared for. 

 

Speakers:

  • Michael Cerny, Global Customs & Trade Specialists, Inc.
  • David Corn, Comstock & Theakston, Inc.

 

 

St. James
3rd Floor

B) CCS & CES: Working with PGAs in ACE & PGA Update

 

Precis: With the inclusion of the Participating Government Agencies (PGAs) in ACE, the plan for the single window for entry filings can be realized. Learn how to use ACE to effectively enter goods that are subject to PGA clearance requirements.

 

Speakers:

 


11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
St. Charles
3rd Floor

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS:

A) CCS: What to Do if Your Company Receives an Informed Compliance Letter from CBP

 

Precis: We have all received informed compliance letters from CBP. Get tips on what you should be doing when this occurs from top customs law consultants--and a former CBP auditor!

 

Speakers:

 

St. James
3rd Floor

B) CES: ACE for Exports

 

Precis: Increased exports is a major focus of not only the past government administration but the current one as well. Learn to navigate ACE export modules and reports properly so you can get the best results from this government tool.

 

Speakers:


1:15 to 2:30 p.m.
St. Charles
3rd Floor

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS:

A) CCS & CES: Profiting from FTZs & Bonded Warehouse Operations

 

Precis: FTZ and bonded warehouse operations are some of the tools importers and exporters use. Learn how to offer and benefit from managing these services for your clients--be a part of a total solution.

 

Speakers:

  • Robert Stein, Mohawk Global Trade Advisors
  • Michele Pluta, Floor & Decor
  • Tom Gould, Sandler, Travis, & Rosenberg, P.A.

 

St. James
3rd Floor

B) CCS & CES: Hidden Dangers/Inferred Liability on International Trade Transactions

 

Precis: As service providers we expose ourselves and our companies to inferred liability every time we transact business on behalf of our clients. Learn what to look for and what you can do to limit the damage--which may occur while trying to serve your clients.

 

Speakers:

 

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