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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

 

Program Sponsored by:

 

     

 

7 to 10:30 a.m.

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Breakfast Buffet

7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Texas Foyer

4th Floor
 

NCBFAA Registration Desk/Information Center

7 to 8 a.m.

Ruth's Chris Steak House
 

NCBFAA Speakers' Breakfast

8 to 9 a.m.

Texas DE

4th Floor

E-Commerce: Opportunity or Threat?
 

Precis: E-commerce continues to grow and is still a challenge. How will CBP deal with the facilitation of legitimate trade while maintaining enforcement priority enforcement of safety and security? Trade issues such as IPR and trade remedies? How can all members of the logistics chain participate in the movement and clearance of smaller shipments? CBP has working groups looking at the challenges in developing its policies and programs. The panel will talk about the progress on this important subject.
 

Panelists:

  • John Leonard, Executive Director, Trade Policy and Programs,U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Invited)
  • Mary Jo Muoio, NCBFAA Customs Committee Chair; Geodis USA
  • Thomas Overacker, Executive Director, Cargo and Conveyance Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Invited)

 

Moderator: Amy Magnus, NCBFAA President; A.N. Deringer, Inc.


9 to 9:45 a.m.

Texas DE

4th Floor

FDA: Beyond Food & Drugs
 

Precis: Did you know the FDA regulated more than Food and Drugs? Cosmetics, Animal Food, Biologics and Radiation Emitting Devices, just to name a few. This panel will highlight the FDA's involvement in numerous programs affecting our client's shipments, and how we can help them navigate this complex path.
 

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Moderator: Matt Brauner, NCBFAA RAC Member; Brauner International Corp.

9:45 to 10:15 a.m.
 

Managing Risk Through Truck Vetting

 

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10:15 to 10:30 a.m.
 
Morning Session Break

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Texas DE

4th Floor

COAC & the TSN
 

Precis: A look at these two important groups and their responsibilities and work with Customs and Border Protection on practices, planning and development
 

Panelists:

  • Celeste Catano, Global Product Manager/ Customs Management, BluJay Solutions
  • Lisa Gelsomino, President, Avalon Risk Management, Inc.

 

Moderator: Vince Iacopella, Executive Vice President Growth and Strategy, Alba Wheels Up International Inc

11:30 a.m to 12 p.m.

Texas DE

4th Floor

 

 

CASE STUDY: A Tale of Detention & Demurrage
 

Precis: This case study will explore real-world situations dealing with Carrier Detention, Demurrage & other billing/operational issues. Panelists will discuss their specific situations, attempts at resolution, and eventual outcomes.
 

Speaker: Rich Roche, NCBFAA Transportation Committee Chair; VP of International Transportation, Mohawk Global Logistics

 

Introduced by: Kristi App, NCBFAA Transportation Committee Member; VP Business Development, J. W. Allen & Company, Inc.
 

12 to 1:30 p.m.

Texas ABC

4th Floor

Lunch
 
 

Keynote Speaker: Deputy Commissioner Robert E. Perez, CBP

 

Robert E. Perez was named as the Deputy Commissioner for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). In this role, he serves as the agency’s senior career official, with a primary focus of working closely with the Commissioner to ensure that CBP’s mission of protecting our Nation’s borders from terrorists and terrorist weapons is carried out effectively in partnership with other Federal, state, local, and foreign entities.  Other top CBP priorities for which Mr. Perez is responsible include securing and facilitating legitimate global trade and travel, keeping illegal drugs and illegal aliens from crossing our borders, and protecting our Nation’s food supply and agriculture industry from pests and disease. For additional details on Mr. Perez, please click here.


Special Training Sessions

1:30 to 5:15 p.m.

Texas E

4th Floor
 

 

 

Attention ACE Portal Users

 

Precis:  Do you use the ACE Portal and find its functionality challenging? If you do, then you should participate in one of the eight ACE Portal Training Sessions we have scheduled during the NCBFAA Annual Conference. Running from 1:30-5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, and Wednesday, April 17, these 30-minute first-come, first-served sessions are only being offered to fully registered attendees. This is your chance to ask CBP Portal experts for help in addressing any of your challenges with the Portal. Registrations are limited to on-site only; no pre-arrival registrations will be taken, and participant must provide their own devices.


1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

Texas DE

4th Floor

 

Protests, PSC’s and 1520(d)’s -  Reviewing the Processes and the Rules
 

Precis: Most Post Entry claims are now electronic. This panel will discuss the various processes for correcting entries and how to best to use them with the proper form and language, providing simple rules to remember to make claims successful, along with a review of time frames and how to deal with a denied claim.
 

Panelists: 

  • Barbara Broussard, Associate, Sidley Austin
  • Adrienne Braumiller, Founder, Braumiller Law Group

 

Moderator: Amy Slavko, NCBFAA Board of Director, D.J. Whelan & Co., Inc.


2:15 to 3:00 p.m.

Texas DE

4th Floor

WCO Initiatives Impacting U.S. Brokers
 

Precis: The World Customs Organization is moving forward on initiatives for the global supply chain. Efforts are being made to develop more uniform and streamline Customs processing for both import and export shipping. This panel will review the latest efforts of the WCO and the possible effect on U.S. brokers.

 

Panelists:

  • Ana B. Hinojosa, Director, World Customs Organization (via video message)
  • Brenda Smith, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade, CBP
     
Moderator: Mary Jo Muoio, NCBFAA Customs Committee Chair; Geodis USA
 

3 to 3:45 p.m.

Texas DE

4th Floor


 

U.S. Export Controls: BIG Changes on the Horizon

 

Precis: There are changes on the horizon impacting U.S. Exports. This panel will address forthcoming regulatory changes including the impact of CBP’s automated manifest, as well as the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and Census Routed Export Transaction notices of proposed rulemakings (NPRMs). We will also discuss challenges that freight forwarders face complying to U.S. Export Controls, especially with regard to eCommerce transactions.

 

Panelists:

  • Sharron Cook, Senior Export Policy Analyst, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
  • Kiesha Downs, Chief, Trade Regulations Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Jim Swanson, Director, Cargo and Security Controls Division, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

 

Moderator: Paulette Kolba, NCBFAA Transportation Committee; DSV Air & Sea Inc.


3:45 to 4 p.m.

Texas Foyer

4th Floor

Afternoon Session Break  

4 to 5 p.m.

Texas DE

4th Floor


 

What the Future Holds

 

Precis: What are the biggest issues facing our industry in the next 10-20 years? Will we be replaced by Blockchain? E-Commerce? Some other unknown development? Will we be regulated out of existence? How can we best prepare our companies to face these challenges, both known and unknown?

 

Panelists:

  • Amy Magnus, NCBFAA President; A.N. Deringer, Inc.
  • Mary Jo Muoio, NCBFAA Customs Committee Chair; Geodis USA
  • Geoff Powell, NCBFAA Board of Directors Chair; C.H. Powell Company

 

Moderator: Jan Fields, NCBFAA Vice President; John S. James Co.


4 to 6 p.m.

Pool Terrace

5th Floor

 

NCBFAA Outdoor Hospitality Gathering

Sponsored by: Roanoke Trade
 

6 to 8 p.m.

Texas ABC

4th Floor

Closing Reception, Keynote Address & Special Recognition Awards

 

Centurion Award: William (Billy) S. App
 

100 Year Companies: A.N. Deringer, Inc., C.H. Powell Company, C.J. Holt & Co., Inc., Comstock & Theakston, Inc., John A. Steer Company, John S. Connor, Inc., M.E. Dey & Co., and Samuel Shapiro & Company
 

Sponsored by: Louisiana Maritime International Chamber of Commerce

  

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