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10/30/2019  - International Trade Day

Location: West Side Ballroom
Address: 253 New York Road Plattsburgh, NY 12903
Start Time: 8:00 AM - End Time: 1:00 PM
Member Price: $0.00 / Non-Member Price: $0.00



Please Join Us For International Trade Day in Plattsburgh

Veuillez vous joindre à nous la Journée du commerce international à Plattsburgh

Excellent Opportunity to Have Your Border Questions Answered!

L'occasion d'avoir des résponses à vos questions transfrontalières!

Border briefing/workshops/networking with 40+ Can-Am Border Officials

Séance d'information sur la frontière/Ateliers/Réseautage avec plus de 40 responsables de la frontière canado-américaine

When?     Wednesday, October 30, 2019

                 Mercredi 30 octobre 2019

                 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

                 8:00 h a 13 h

Where?    West Side Ballroom

                 253 New York Road  Plattsburgh, NY 12903

Cost?        Free with registration!

  • International Trade Day is a rare chance to talk directly to officials and regulatory agencies
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection will brief us on the latest developments and things to know
  • 5 workshops are offered to help you get people and cargo across the border
  • 40+ Border Officials are available for individual questions
  • Meet/engage with Canadian Trade Commissioners whose job is to help Canadians do business in the USA marketplace


8:00 a.m.             Registration Opens

8:15-9:00 a.m.     Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:00 a.m.   Introduction/Can-Am Briefing

                             Welcome: Garry Douglas, President & CEO, North Country Chamber of Commerce

                                              Mark Scullion, Consulate General of Canada in New York

                                              Steve Bronson, Port Director, Port of Champlain & Robert Bekalarski - (A) Assistant                                                  Director of Trade, Buffalo Field Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

                              Moderator: Michael Lahar, LCB, CCS, CES, A.N. Deringer, Inc. 

10:00-10:15 a.m. ALL- Open Networking with 25+ Border Officials

10:15-1:00 p.m.   Please Attend Your Choice of Concurrent Workshops

10:15-11:00 a.m. Concurrent Workshops Track 1

                            Workshop A: Reimbursable Services Program- Overview- Ryan Flanagan

                            Workshop B: Business Immigration into the USA: Overview & Best Practices

                                                 Rich Misztal, Program Manager, Immigration, USCBP                                                 

11:00-11:15 a.m.  ALL- Open Networking with 25+ Border Officials

11:15-Noon         Concurrent Workshops Track 2

                            Workshop C: ACE Updates (Reports & Truck redesign) Trade Transformation Office

                            Workshop D: Border Crossing 101: Cargo- Best Practices Getting Your Goods Across the Border

                                                 Ted Fischl, Assistant Port Director Trade, Port of Champlain                                       

12:00-12:15 p.m. ALL- Open Networking with 25+ Border Officials

12:15-1:00 p.m.  Concurrent Workshops Track 3

                            Workshop E: Up and Coming (New type 86 entry (321) & In-bonds)

                                                 James Swanson, Director, Cargo Security and Control

                            Workshop F: U.S. Food and Drug Administration- Overview, 2019 Updates

                                                Stanley Malcolm, Supervisor

*Schedule is subject to change

Border Agencies/Officials (Invited)

Douanes et autres agences participantes/responsables (invités)

Staff will be at tables, available to answer your individual questions.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Personnel

Personnel de la U.S. Customs and Border Protection

 Import and Entry Specialists Cargo Inspection Officers Agriculture Specialists

NEXUS Trusted Traveler Program Homeland Security Investigations

National Account Managers

ABI- Automated Border Interface Client Representatives

C-TPAT Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism Supply Chain Specialists

ACE- Automated Commercial Environment Business Office

Industrial Manufacturing and Materials Center of Excellence and Expertise

Other U.S. Government Agencies

Autres agences gouvernementales américaines

U.S. Food and Drug Administration U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Treasury Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

U.S. Small Business Administration

U.S. Department of Commerce- International Trade Administration

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


For more information, contact

Pour plus d'information, veuillez contacter

Susan Matton, (518) 563-1000 or

Linda Soltis, (716) 556-2322




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