Conference Agenda

Day 2: Thursday, September 23, 2021

Transaction Value Additions, Related Party Transactions, and Accounting for Trade Compliance Professionals
JOHN METRICH | Sr. Trade Auditor | Deleon Trade (former CBP Assistant Field Director)

How to Conduct Export Compliance Risk Assessments & Build Export Programs
ADRIENNE BRAUMILLER | Managing Partner | Braumiller Law Group
​ELIZA SEIBERT ​| Sr. Trade Advisor | Braumiller Consulting

Broker Audits, Broker Compliance and New Regulations: How Will The Changes Affect Your Broker Relationships?
AMY MAGNUS | Director of Customs Affairs & Compliance |​ AN Deringer
KIKO ZUNIGA | Executive Director | NCBFFA National Educational Institute

AD/CVD Scope Rulings: DOC Trade Outlook - Managing The Aluminum Extrusion Order and What's Next
WILLIAM ISASI | Of Counsel | Covington (former Assistant Chief Counsel at U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement & Compliance)

​ACE Reporting, Risk Assessments and Post Entry Audits
KRISTIN SIMONSON | Sr. Trade Auditor | Deleon Trade (former CBP Assistant Field Director)

USMCA: Regional Value Content, Labor Value Content, Intermediates, Fungibility & Marking
MICHAEL ROLL | Partner | Roll & Harris LLP

Lunch Keynote
BRENDA BROCKMAN SMITH | Former (Retired) Executive Assistant Commissioner, Trade | Customs & Border Protection

Prior Disclosures: Lessons, Case Studies, and Important Tips to Consider
CINDY DELEON | Founder & Sr. Trade Auditor | Deleon Trade (former CBP Assistant Field Director)
GEORGE TUTTLE, III | Attorney | Tuttle Law Offices

​Advanced Country of Origin
TED MURPHY | Partner, Global Arbitration, Trade & Advocacy | Sidley Austin

US–Mexico Maquiladora Industry: Challenges and Growing Relevance of Security in The Supply Chain
MIRIAM NAME | Partner |​ Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton
ENRIQUE HILL | Associate Attorney |​ Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton

​What Does CBP Expect of You During An Audit?
​JOHN METRICH | Sr. Trade Auditor | Deleon Trade (former CBP Assistant Field Director)
KRISTIN SIMONSON | Sr. Trade Auditor | Deleon Trade (former CBP Assistant Field Director)

​Latest Developments on Export Controls and Sanctions on China
ADRIENNE BRAUMILLER | Managing Partner | Braumiller Law Group

​EU/UK Post BREXIT: Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, Supply Chain Due Diligence, Valuation, and Questions on EU/UK Customs
PABLO MUNIZ | Partner | Van Bael & Bellis


Day 3: Friday, September 24, 2021

Forced Labor In Focus: Critical Issues Every Company Needs to Address
VICTOR BAN | Associate Attorney | Covington
LISA GELSOMINO | Sr. Advisor & Former President & CEO | Avalon Risk Management

Advanced Drawback: What to Expect When You Are Expecting Money From The Government
ROBYN MOORE | Duty Drawback Manager | Mohawk Global Trade Advisors

Impact of CBSA Assessment & Revenue Management Project on Collection of Duties & Taxes For Goods Imported Into Canada
KIM CAMPBELL | President | MKMarin

CTPAT Trade Compliance Program: Most Recent Developments from CBP
AMY HATFIELD |  C-TPAT Trade Compliance Supervisor, Office of Field Operations | U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Advanced Classification: Case Studies and Tips on Filing Ruling Requests
RICHARD MOJICA | Member | Miller & Chevalier

​Advanced FTZs:  Reality Check – Best Practices, Challenges, and Red Flags
ROBERT STEIN | Vice President, Customs & Global Trade Compliance | Mohawk Global Trade Advisors

Lunch Keynote
TODD OWEN | Former (Retired) Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations | Customs & Border Protection​; ​Cross Border Advisory Network

FDA Issues and Important New Regulations
JESSICA O'CONNELL | Partner | Covington (former FDA Associate Chief Counsel)

Stopped At The Border: Why Understanding Bonds is Critical to The Success of Your Trade Program
KATHLEEN DORMAN | Assistant Vice President, Bond Manager | Roanoke Group
CHRISTIE BRUSH | Regional Vice President | Avalon Risk Management

Identifying and Managing Non-Tangible Exports: Software, Technology, and More
FRANCESCA GUERRERO | Partner | Thompson Hine

Implementing USMCA: Lessons from the Trenches
AASHA WANLESS | Trade Compliance Director | Polaris

Export Screening and Diligence: Tackling the Expanded MEU Rules
CLINTON YU | Partner | Barnes Thornburg

First Sale Issues Under Meyer Case and Impact on Your First Sale Program
GEORGE TUTTLE, III | Attorney | Tuttle Law
JAY ACAYAN | Partner | Roberts & Kehagiaras

Notice to Participants: Conference sessions, topics, and speakers/panelists are subject to change without notice. 

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