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The Canada Border Services Agency in cooperation with Pacific Customs Brokers and ABC Customs Brokers, are hosting an information forum to assist industry stakeholders in final preparation for the pending ACI eManifest enforcement deadline of May 1, 2013. Concerns related to shipments containing multiple bills of lading and how these are to be handled will be addressed by CBSA. This forum will be held in a “town hall” format, offering attendees the opportunity to ask senior officials of CBSA and CFIA questions. Please submit your ACI eManifest questions to Pacific Customs Brokers prior to Monday, February 4th, 2013.


Who Should Attend:

  • Produce Importers
  • Floral Importers
  • Nursery Importers
  • Grocery Importers
  • Seafood Importers
  • Importers of Multi-Shippers & Mixed Loads
  • U.S. Non-Resident Importers Shipping to Multiple Consignees
  • Trucking Companies
  • Customs Brokers
  • 3PL’s & Freight Forwarders

Topics To Be Addressed:

  • Cargo Requirements & Related Release Options
  • eManifest Readiness
  • Shipments Containing Multiple Bills of Lading
  • Consolidations
  • AMPS
  • Industry Expert Panel Questions
  • Audience Questions

Keynote Speaker:

  • James J. Spina, eManifest Directorate, Senior Program Advisor, Canada Border Services Agency

Expert Panelists:

  • James J. Spina, eManifest Directorate, Senior Program Advisor,
    Canada Border Services Agency
  • Jan Brock, Chief of Commercial Operations, Pacific Highway District,
    Canada Border Services Agency
  • Representative to be announced
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Date, Time & Location:

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Eaglequest Coyote Creek Golf Course
Grandview Room
7778 152nd Street, Surrey

The cost to attend is $25 CAD plus tax.

Registration & Question Submission Deadline:
Monday, February 4, 2013

Question Submission:
CBSA is interested in your questions. We kindly request you to submit your eManifest questions in advance to Pacific Customs Brokers by Monday, February 4, 2013.

How to Register:
Complete the registration form and email or fax with payment to the below contact information.

Contact Information:

Pacific Customs Brokers - Yvette Fox
Phone 604.538.1566
Toll Free 888.538.1566
Fax 604.531.3120