The Global Trade and Commerce Association (GTCA) and the Cargo Security Alliance (CSA) announced this week that the Air Cargo Security Summit, originally scheduled for Sept. 30 - Oct 1, has been rescheduled for Oct. 27-28. The summit will be held at the DoubleTree Resort Orlando in Orlando, Fla.
“The amount of attention generated by TSA’s recently announced, long-awaited Interim Final Rule to implement its Certified Cargo Screening Program (CCSP) caused us to schedule the event a month out to give all those interested in attending an opportunity to schedule time to make it to the summit,” said GTCA president Cheryl Stockstad.
Participating in the summit will be the Transportation Security Administration’s Marc Rossi, branch chief of the CCSP, and Doug Brittin, air cargo manager. They will answer questions about the role the CCSP will play in overcoming the hurdles inherent in a 100-percent screening requirement.
In addition to TSA, USDA and Customs personnel, transportation experts and educators from the CSA, major trade associations, legal experts, and representatives of US-based and foreign airlines will conduct educational programs. Topics include air cargo screening procedures, facility design and operations, and technology; secure packaging techniques, and air cargo screening from the carrier’s perspective. Other events include a reception and equipment demonstration and industry workshop and breakout sessions.
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