U.S. Customs and Border Protection is proud to announce the 2018 CTPAT Conference. The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida. The conference will be September 12 and 13, 2018. September 12, 2018, will be general session with multiple speakers and panel discussions. September 13, 2018, will be a day of workshops. Both days will begin at 8:00 am and conclude around 5:30 pm. An agenda will not be provided ahead of the conference. Agendas will be provided upon registration check in at the hotel. […]
I just attended the 2017 CTPAT conference in Detroit. After 2 days of CTPAT’ing, here a list of my top 10 takeaways including the changes I see coming to the CTPAT program.
- There is a new name. Notice the – is officially gone, no more C-TPAT (despite all of us conditioned to using the -, it is no more. CTPAT it is.
- There is a new slogan – CTPAT “Your Supply Chains Strongest Link”.
- There is a new woman at the helm. Elizabeth Schmelzinger is the Director of CTPAT.
The biggest take away is ….