2017 AAEI – FTA Western Regional Conference

February 7, 2017

The 2017 FTA-AAEI Western Regional Conference, which was held in Torrance, California was two-day conference on importing, exporting and e-commerce topics for companies involved in international trade.

It took place on January 30-31, 2017 at the Toyota USA Automobile Museum.

The keynote speakers were Ms. LaFonda Sutton-Burke, CBP Port Director, Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport and DHS Assistant Secretary Alan Bersin.

The panel topics at the conference included e-commerce basics, import and export basics, port modernization, and Canadian and Mexican perational issues, as well as other hot topics for global trade professionals.

Featured Speakers were:
• Gary Barraco, Amber Road
• Su Ross
• Cindy Allen, FedEx
• Tom Gould, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.
• Sandy Coty, A.N. Deringer
• Joan Koenig, Drinker Biddle & Reath
• Anne Maracich, CBP
• Christine Hogue, CBP
• Chris Floersch, Honda