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Event Name:Electronics Center of Excellence & Expertise
CBFANC Educational Event
Electronics Center of Excellence & Expertise
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Come join us for an informative event with Members from the Electronics Center of Excellence and Expertise.  The Center represent CBP's expanded focus on “Trade in the 21st Century” by aligning with modern business practices, focusing on industry-specific issues, and by providing tailored support to unique trading environments. This important session will enable you to better navigate the Center requirements for obtaining clearances, proper tariff number usage and understanding how to properly handle post entry documentation.
The CBP SF Broker Management Office has been invited to provide an overview of information about Broker and Self-Filers requirements. (The SF BMO is assigned to the Electronics Center.)
Center Participants:
  • Katie Woodson, Assistant Center Director, Electronics
  • John Gerber, Supervisory Import Specialist, Partnerships
  • Angela Guadamuz, Supervisory Import Specialist, Validation & Compliance
  • Kathleen Maguire, Senior Import Specialist, Validation & Compliance
  • Lorna Ordonez, Senior Import Specialist, Enforcement
Partnership Division - contains multi-discipline teams that process the work of partner accounts and CEE volunteers. Teams are aligned by accounts.
Validation and Compliance Division - includes multiple import specialist teams broken out by tariff assignments and separate entry teams to handle all other importers within the industry.
Enforcement Division – multi-discipline teams that handle all enforcement issues for the industry (i.e. trademark, patent, health and safety, ADCVD)
Agenda & Topics
  • Overview of the Electronics Center under CBP’s alignment to modern business practices
  • Contact and Correspondence detail for Center communications
  • How ACE has changed the way in which we do business
  • Electronic Center Partnerships – How they are created and assigned
  • Electronics Industry-Specific issues impacting the community
  • How Section 232 & Section 301 affects your entry submissions
  • What to do when you have a Post-Entry Amendment or Prior Disclosure
  • Tariff Interpretation and Usage for certain electronic commodities (CH 84, 85, 90)**
  • Latest Rulings regarding electronic products​

Specific HTS:
  • Subheading 8525.80 (AG)
  • Heading 8528 (AG)
  • Heading 8541 (KM)
  • Basic Intro to Bitcoin Mining (JG)
  • IPR/Enforcement (LO)

 If you have specific tariff areas you would like included, please email to info@cbfanc.org for providing to CBP at least one week prior to the event. Your input is encouraged.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
8:00 am – 8:30 am Registration
8:30 am to 12:00 pm – Electronics Center Presentation
Park Pointe Hotel (formerly CitiGarden Hotel)
245 S. Airport Blvd., South San Francisco 94080
$65.00 Members; $80.00 Non-Members; $30 Students
CCS Credit Approved (additional $10 fee)

Event Date:9/26/2018
Event Time:8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific
Location:Park Pointe Hotel (formerly CitiGarden Hotel)
245 S. Airport Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080

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Contact Person:Educational Committee
(phone: (510) 864-2233)
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