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Thursday September 15th  Seminar    You are cordially invited to a workshop on:

C-TPAT Updates Provided by CBP

Brandie Tardie and Denny Padillo from CBP will provide a detailed overview of the C-TPAT Updates functionality and discuss frequently asked questions, new enhancements, and more. This seminar will also increase your knowledge of C-TPAT Certification and Validation and how this can be efficiently managed through the portal. We encourage you to bring your laptop since free Wi-Fi will be provided so you can work in the portal real -time to get your questions fully answered by CBP and learn more about the following:

C-TPAT Trusted Trader Concept

  • Overview of the strategy and framework

Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act

  • What does it means for C-TPAT?

C-TPAT Program Updates

  • Mutual Recognition
  • C-TPAT Minimum Security Criteria Work Group
  • C-TPAT Best Practices Work Group

Overview C-TPAT Portal 2.0 Transition from Portal 1.0 to 2.0

  • Trade Organizations and Security Models
  • System Compatibility
  • Status Verification Interface (SVI)
  • Security Profiles


  • Brandie Tardie: Supervisory Supply Chain Security Specialist
  • Denny Padillo: Supply Chain Security Specialist, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Miami C-TPAT Field Office
  • Lisa Gelsomino: President/CEO of Avalon Risk Management, Co-Chair of the TSN Supply Chain Security Committee, COAC Global Supply Chain Subcommittee and C-TPAT Working Group member


When:    Thursday September  15, 2016

Time:      2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Where:   Topco Building, 150 Northwest Point Blvd, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007

Cost:      No Charge to Members and Non Members

C.C.S. or C.E.S. Points             3 points




  •  September 15, 2016
     2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


150 Northwest Point Blvd., Elk Grove Village, Illinois, 60007, United States

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About Merit Pardo

Merit Tremper is a member of the Chicago Customs Broker and Forwarders Association (CCBFA) board of Directors serving as the Committee Co-Chair for Education, the Committee Co-Chair for the website and the membership committee. She is a member of the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA), is the Area 5 Representative to the Board of Directors and sits on the Transportation Committee, Domestic Transportation Working Group, Drawback Committee, Air Freight Subcommittee and Customs Committees. Merit is also the co-chair on the CESAC NVOCC Committee.