Upcoming Events

Steel-Con 2017 & AIIS Annual Gulf Region Golf Tournament 

The Event Program is now finalized and you may find it here in an attachment.

The program starts on Thursday, 18 May 2017 at 1.30 pm with a special tour aboard The M/V Sam Houston.

The M/V Sam Houston will depart promptly at 1:30 p.m. and return at approximately 3:30 p.m.
Guests will be required to arrive no later than 1:00 p.m. for 1:15 a.m. boarding at the Sam Houston Visitors Pavilion, 7300 Clinton Drive, Houston, Texas 77020, Gate #8. A map is enclosed to assist your guests with locating the facility.

*Due to PHA’s commitment to safety and security, all attendees must have a current photo ID to enter Port Authority property.

The boat tour will be followed by a “Bring a Customer – Meet a Customer” networking Reception at the Houstonian Hotel, Club & SPA from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Friday, 19 May 2017 will be a half conference day that will send you home with up-to-the-minute, practical, useful information from some of this country’s—and the world’s—leading experts and practitioners in key elements of the steel supply chain.

Port of Houston Authority Chairman Janiece Longoria will deliver the keynote address on the following topic(s): the Port of Houston and global trade with a focus on the steel supply chain.

The conference will be moderated by Jimmy Baldwin, S.V.P. Sales & Marketing, Coastal Cargo, and Kevin Castagnola, CEO of South Jersey Port Corporation.

The golf tournament will begin with registration and lunch at 12:30 PM followed by a shotgun start at 1:30PM. An awards program & BBQ will conclude the day’s events. The format for the Tournament will be an 18 hole, four-person traditional scramble. More detailed rules will be distributed on the day of the tournament.

AGENDA

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Jan
21
Tue
INCOTERMS 2020 | WEBINAR | January 21, 2020 | 2 PM EST/11 AM PST
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
INCOTERMS 2020 | WEBINAR | January 21, 2020 | 2 PM EST/11 AM PST @ WEBINAR

INCOTERMS are the rules which define the responsibilities of sellers and buyers for the delivery of goods under sales contracts.

INCOTERMS 2020 are the latest version of these rules, effective January 1, 2020.

This webinar will provide a review of the use and limitations of INCOTERMS together with an update on the changes for 2020.

Special attention will be paid to terms common for steel shipments.

The presentation will be made by Terrie Brougher, Director, Product Management, Air & Ocean Freight, at AIIS member GEODIS Freight Forwarding.

Moderator: Steven W. Baker, Law Offices of Steven W. Baker and AIIS Customs Committee Chair.

This Webinar is FREE for all AIIS members.      $99 for all others.

Registration is required: Contact Alexandra Jopp at jopp@aiis.org

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Mar
4
Wed
Steel-Con® 2020 | TRADE POLICY IN TURBULENT TIMES | Houston, TX | March 4-5
Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm

 

Steel-Con® 2020 TRADE POLICY IN TURBULENT TIMES

March 4-5, 2020, Houston, TX

Come for the Conference, or just come for golf on Thursday, March 5.

Steel-Con® has become a key gathering for steel supply chain practitioners who want to better understand global trade and customs developments, manage risk, and be more competitive in a challenging market. Bringing together a diverse audience, it’s a unique mix of networking, expert analysis and discussion, and hospitality. Contacts will be made, horizons expanded, and important developments explained.

The program starts on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, with a networking reception from 5-7 PM at the Houstonian Hotel, where you will meet friends old and new, and interact with individuals at the forefront of key areas like shipping, logistics, customs, and international trade. The Conference begins the next day, Thursday, March 5 with a continental breakfast at 7 AM, and speakers’ presentations from 8 AM to 12 noon. The AIIS Annual Golf Tournament kicks off at 1:00 PM at the Wildcat Golf Club (March 5th.)

Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa: 111 North Post Oak Lane • Houston,TX 77024 • Ph: 800-231-2759

Wildcat Golf Club: 12000 Almeda Road • Houston,TX 77045 • Ph: 713-413-3400

Program Agenda

Wednesday, March 4

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM – AIIS Evening Reception (The Houstonian Hotel)

Thursday, March 5

7:30 AM Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM Welcome

John D. Foster – President, Kurt Orban Partners LLC

8:15 AM Keynote Address – Timothy Meyer, Director, International Legal Studies Program and Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School
IMPACT OF THE TRADE WAR ON THE U.S. ECONOMY

9:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Donald B. Cameron, Esq. Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
Attorney-of-record in the AIIS legal challenge to Section 232
Trade Litigation Update

Nithya Nagarajan, Partner, Washington, DC, Husch Blackwell
China Trade Deal; New 232 Derivative Duties; Section 301 Tariffs.

Josh Zive, Partner, Washington, D.C., Policy Resolution Group, Bracewell LLP
Policy Developments in Congress

10:20 AM – 10:40 AM Coffee Break

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Lawrence W. Hanson, The Law Office of Lawrence W. Hanson, P.C.
Developments in Customs Law and Regulation You Absolutely Need to Know About
One of the country’s leading Customs Law practitioners will guide you through the important new developments that will impact your business

PANEL – Wood Packaging Material: Enforcement and Compliance

Matthew Farmer, USDA/Animal Plant Health Inspection Service/ Plant Protection and Quarantine Program

Jared Franklin, Texas Agriculture Liaison Agriculture Oversight and Engagement U.S. Customs & Border Protection

Discussion: Discharge: Direct or Not?

Nolan Richardson, President, Richardson Companies

Chris Lewis, Vice President, Cooper/Ports America, LLC (C/PA)

12:30 PM Close of Conference

1:30 PM Golf Tournament, Wildcat Golf Club

Fees*: AIIS Member: $375 pp | Non-Member $400 pp | Golf Only $205 pp

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*Proceeds from the event will cover event fees and charges. Since our Steel-Con® Supply Chain Conference also serves as a significant fundraising event, your investment will also allow the Institute’s good and expanding work for free and responsible trade in steel to continue to benefit all our members.

 

Sponsored by

  

Prime Metal Corp USA
#1 Importer and distributor of steel tubular products.

Dec
3
Thu
AIIS 70th Annual Gala Dinner | December 3rd, 2020 | The Yale Club of NYC
Dec 3 all-day
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