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COURSE DETAILS WHY ATTEND?

Date: November 16, 2018 The seminar will help ensure trade compliance,
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM and identify cost efficiencies and duty savings for
Venue: Makati Shangri-La (Makati AB rooms) your company.

Topics for discussion:


OUR SPEAKERS
International trade experts from the Philippines • Trade planning and customs compliance – how
and Singapore with extensive exposure in re- you can prevent disruptions in your trading transac-
gional trade: tions;
• Mega trends in international trade and what
• Atty Agaton Teodoro Uvero those mean for businesses in the Asia Pacific;
Chairman, Asia Customs & Trade • The impact of the US-China trade war and other
Former Deputy Commissioner for Assessment international trade tensions on your businesses and
and Operations, Bureau of Customs what businesses can do in a volatile environment;
• Ms Angelia Chew and
Founder and Managing Partner, AC Trade • How multinationals and SMEs can structure their
Advisory Pte Ltd trade compliance functions to optimize their inter-
Vice President, Centre for Asia Pacific Trade national trade and customs operations.
Centre of Asia Pacific Trade Compliance &
Information Security
• Mr Eugene Jang WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Co-Founder and Partner, AC Trade • Executives and professionals holding dedicated
Advisory Pte Ltd international trade and customs portfolios
• International cargo service providers
• Business owners
INVESTMENT COST: P10,000 (net) • Business development managers
Group discount:
- 10% for a group of 3 participants
- 15% for 4 or more

Fee includes buffet lunch, 2 snacks, all materials

Unit 1402 Sunset View Towers, 2230 Roxas Blvd., Pasay City 1300, Philippines
Tel nos.: (63) 551-1775, 551-3871, 551-1972, 832-9791, 552-7072 | Fax: (632) 551-3207 | Email: events@portcalls.com; info@portcalls.com
www.portcalls.com | www.customstrade.asia
PROGRAM

9.00-9.05 Welcome Address

9.05-10.00 Understanding the PH Trade Environment: What You Need to Know


Atty Agaton Teodoro Uvero, Chairman, Asia Customs & Trade
Former Deputy Commissioner for Assessment and Operations, Bureau of Customs
-Latest updates on the Philippine trading environment and an overview of the latest trends in supply
chain management, import and export rules (including INCOTERMS) and customs developments.

10.00-10.20 Coffee Break / Networking

10.20-11.20 Touring the International Trade and Customs Landscape in Asia Pacific (APAC)
AC Trade Advisory Pte Ltd
-Discussion on mega trends in international trade and what they mean for businesses in APAC. It
also provides a quick tour of selected APAC countries (i.e., characteristics of customs authorities,
recent notable developments for the trading community and focus by customs authorities).

11.20-12.20 Managing the US-China Trade War and Other International Trade Tensions:
What Businesses Can Do In A Volatile Environment
AC Trade Advisory Pte Ltd
-Discussion on the current US-China trade war and international trade tensions involving the
European Union, United Kingdom, Japan, India etc. and their impact on businesses. Given the
volatility of the international trade and customs environment, this session will cover how businesses
can take a proactive approach in strategizing and optimizing their value chain to maintain or even
enhance their competitive advantage over competitors.

12.20-1.30 Lunch Break / Networking

1.30-2.00 Updates on the Bureau of Customs Post Clearance Audit Program


Atty Vincent Philip Maronilla, Assistant Commissioner and Head,
Post Clearance Audit Group, Bureau of Customs
-The latest trade and customs compliance requirements, specifically customs post clearance audit

2.00-2.45 Trade Planning & Compliance: Preventing Disruptions in your Trading Transactions
in the Philippines
Atty Agaton Teodoro Uvero, Chairman, Asia Customs & Trade
Former Deputy Commissioner for Assessment and Operations, Bureau of Customs
-Overview on the necessity for trade planning and compliance; how to conduct trade planning and
prepare for customs audit.

2.45-3.00 Coffee Break

3.00-4.00 Panel Discussion: The role of customs authorities in the Philippines, ASEAN and
beyond is evolving rapidly with the coming of the digital age, changes in business
models and international geopolitical developments.
Part 1: How can businesses work with customs authorities to gain business advantages for
theirinternational trade and customs strategies and operations?

Part 2: How can businesses both multinationals and SMEs, structure their international
tradecompliance function internally to optimize their international trade and customs operations?

4.00-4.45 Live polling session & Q&A – Addressing your international trade and customs
concerns

4.45 End of seminar

Unit 1402 Sunset View Towers, 2230 Roxas Blvd., Pasay City 1300, Philippines
Tel nos.: (63) 551-1775, 551-3871, 551-1972, 832-9791, 552-7072 | Fax: (632) 551-3207 | Email: events@portcalls.com; info@portcalls.com
www.portcalls.com | www.customstrade.asia
REGISTRATION FORM
• Investment Cost Per Participant: PhP10,000 (net)
• Group discount:
- 10% for a group of 3 participants
- 15% for 4 or more

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For inquiries, call 551-3871, 551-1972, 832- • BPI Island current account 0301-0276-13
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Deadline for registration is Nov 12. Payment must be made on or before Nov 14.
Please take note:

• Refunds are allowed for those who fully paid but only up to November 14. A refund request, how-
ever, has to be emailed to events@portcalls.com and info@portcalls.com by November 13 and con-
firmed by us before the refund is processed. Processing takes up to two weeks.

• No refund for those who paid but did not attend the seminar. Registration is transferrable though.

• Those who have registered but have not paid by November 12 will still be billed.

Unit 1402 Sunset View Towers, 2230 Roxas Blvd., Pasay City 1300, Philippines
Tel nos.: (63) 551-1775, 551-3871, 551-1972, 832-9791, 552-7072 | Fax: (632) 551-3207 | Email: events@portcalls.com; info@portcalls.com
www.portcalls.com | www.customstrade.asia

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