09/13/18 National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) Expands on December 31, 2018

13 Sep 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm PDT
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Approved for 3 CCS credits

 

Do you import shrimps? Are you Ready and compliant?

 

The Seafood Import Monitoring Program is a US regulatory program that applies to certain seafood products that are imported into the United States. It requires particular data information and recordkeeping, and traceability information for those products that are declared at the time of making entry. January 1, 2018, is the mandatory compliance date for this rule.

*Shrimp and abalone compliance will be mandatory by December 31, 2018.

Learn directly from NOAA what information is required, as well as transmission details, in this workshop specifically designed for customs brokers.

Detailed information customs brokers need to stay compliant. Bring your questions and scenarios for this in-depth workshop.


Planning to join us? 

If you have a specific topic, you would like NOAA to discuss, please send your questions in advance to: info@lacbffa.org


Speakers: 

Laurice Churchill, Chief Southwest Region, USDC NOAA Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection

Dale Jones, Fisheries Program Specialist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

 

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.


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Cancellations must be received in writing by September 6, 2018 to receive a refund or to avoid being billed.

Your payment for this event is not deductible as a contribution or gift under Federal Income Tax Laws but is most likely deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

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Laurice Churchill

USDC NOAA Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection

Ms. Churchill has been the Chief of the Southwest Region Inspection Branch of the USDC, NOAA, Seafood Inspection Program since July 2012. The regional main office is located nearby in Long Beach, CA.  The Southwest region extends from Texas north to Colorado and west through California, Hawaii and American Samoa.  Laurice has a Bachelor of Science in Biological Technology with a minor in chemistry from the University of Maine. Prior to joining the Seafood Inspection Program, she worked for the State of Maine Department of Marine Resources for nearly 30 years in various capacities such as marine environmental monitoring, aquaculture lease coordinator, and as the agency fisheries regulatory hearing officer.


Dale Jones

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

Dale Jones has been with NOAA and the NMFS serving in various roles for the past nineteen years.  During his tenure with NOAA he served eleven years as the Director of the Office for Law Enforcement and has, for the past eight years, worked within the NMFS Office of Science and Technology where his role has primarily been to serve as the NMFS lead for the International Trade Data System (ITDS) project. In this role, he coordinates the facilitation of trade data collection and data exchange requirements between NMFS trade monitoring programs, NMFS information technology staff, import and export trade constituents and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service.   He represents NOAA and the NMFS as a participant in the Border Interagency Executive Committee (BIEC) and various BIEC subcommittees and workgroups.  During the past two years, Dale has also represented the Office of Science and Technology Directorate to coordinate the facilitation of an agency initiated and sponsored safety review of the National Observer Program and to serve as a member of the National Observer Program’s Safety Advisory Committee. 
Throughout his career, Dale has served in municipal and federal government roles in the areas of safety, law enforcement, and compliance monitoring.  He holds an undergraduate degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania as a double major in Criminology and Sociology, a master’s degree in Foundations of Bilingual and Multicultural Education from the University of Colorado, Denver and a recently acquired master’s degree/certificate in Global Trade Management from the George Mason University, Arlington, VA. 

Ticket Name Sale Ends Price Quantity
Members
11 Sep 2018
$50.00
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Members
13 Sep 2018
$70.00
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General Admission
11 Sep 2018
$70.00
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General Admission
13 Sep 2018
$90.00
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Gold Sponsor
12 Sep 2018
$500.00
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Silver Sponsor
12 Sep 2018
$300.00
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Bronze Sponsor
12 Sep 2018
$200.00
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13 Sep 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm PDT

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