Footwear & Apparel Classification And Forced Labor Seminar
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5/30/2018
When: Wednesday, May 30th
9:00 AM - 3.30 PM
Where: Hampton Inn
319 Speen Street
Natick, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: Karen Pim
508-481-0424


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Join CONECT members and friends at the Hampton Inn, 319 Speen St., Natick, MA

  • Get clear and concise classification advice from a CBP expert and three Customs attorneys
  • Lunch with your peers and discuss topics of mutual interest
  • Learn about important current issues in Forced Labor
  • Attend the entire day at a special discounted rate!

Registration Opens: 8:45 AM

 

 

Session One:
Footwear Classification
9:30 AM-11:30 AM


Speaker:
Robert Silverman, Grunfeld, Desiderio,
Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP (GDLSK)

  •  Samples will be reviewed
  • Waterproof Footwear Issues 
  • Foxing – Like Bands
  • Putting the Tariff in Perspective - Tariff Engineering, Schedules
  • Footwear Detail Form Reviewed & Debunked
  • Other Critical Footwear Issues    

 

Session Two:
Forced Labor
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM


Speaker:
Marilyn-Joy Cerny, Member at Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A

“Heightened Responsibilities for
Importers Under New U.S. Forced
Labor Laws”

  • Comprehensive update on important changes to U.S. forced labor laws
  • TFTEA’s Repeal of ConsumptiveDemand Clause
  • CAATSA’s ban on imported goods made using North Korean forced laborers located anywhere in the world
  • Recent CBP enforcement actions Recommended compliance measures

NETWORKING LUNCH

 

Session Three:

Apparel Classification
1:30 PM -3:30 PM


Speakers:
Paula Connelly, Esq, The Law Offices of Paula M. Connelly
Deanna Boldt, National Import Specialist
Outerwear, CBP 

 

  • Basics of Apparel Classification
  • New Tariff Provisions for Recreational Performance Outerwear
  • “Primer” on Apparel Classification
  • Best Practices for Customs Purposes
  • Coated and Water Resistant Fabrics

Closing Remarks:  3:30 PM

 

PLEASE SEND YOUR SAMPLES IN ADVANCE (CONTACT CONECT OFFICE FOR SHIPPING INFO)


HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS:   HAMPTON INN & CONFERENCE CENTER, SPEEN ST., NATICK, MA, (508) 653-5000
[MAP] 17 miles from Logan Airport, hotel shuttle services are available from Logan Express to the Hotel

 

Registration Packages:

Member Rate:

Non-Member Rate:

Full Day—Best Value!

$299

$399

Footwear, Forced Labor & Luncheon

$229

$329

Forced Labor, Apparel & Luncheon

$229

$329

 


Cancellation / Registration Policy:

  • Event registration payments are due at the time of registration.
  • No refunds will be allowed within seven days of the event date. Prior to that, a 20% administrative fee will be assessed.
  • Substitutes are allowed for Corporate members, in lieu of cancelling, up to five days before the event.
  • Individual member registrations are non-transferable. A non-member rate will apply for substitutions 

This event is sponsored by CONECT'S Platinum Partner 

 

 

This event has been approved for 6 CCS credits

 

Contact Us

11 Main St. #11
Southborough, MA 01772
Telephone: 508.481.0424
Fax: 508.481.2161

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