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.
*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.
The Customs Committee of the American Institute for International Steel will host an update video conference call with the leadership of the CBP Base Metals Center on issues affecting steel importers. This will occur on
Tuesday August 11, 2020 at 2 pm EDT, 1 pm CDT, and 11 am PDT
Customs representatives will include Center Director Africa Bell and Acting Assistant Directors Michelle English and Tracy Roy.
Topics for discussion include:
How has COVID-19 affected the personnel and the operations of the Center?
What issues and concerns have come up with the implementation of the USMCA?
Are there new or continuing problems or questions in Customs operations relating to Section 232, Section 301, and AD/CVD (including EAPA evasion and Commerce scope and circumvention actions)?
What can importers do to better present issues, resolve problems, and interact with Center personnel?
Advance questions from planned participants are encouraged; please send to Committee Chair Steve Baker at email@example.com.
The conference will be held on the Microsoft Teams platform. The conference is free to AIIS members, but registration is required firstname.lastname@example.org. Connection information will be provided to registrants prior to the conference.