Cyber Safety - The Risks You and Your Company Face

 Tim Burrows
Twelve Sixty Six Communications

Tim Burrows spent 25 years as a police officer with duties that included identity theft, fraud and Internet investigations. Tim shared some cyber risks and the steps you can take to protect yourself and your company.
International Freight Update

Michael Van Hagen
Michael Goldsmith
Laufer Group
International, Ltd.

  • The new ELD regulation and what it means for importers in the US.
  • China and India routing guideance and service updates.
  • How can I make sense of whether to have Fixed Rates or Spot Rates in the 2018/19 season? What's an NSA?
NAFTA Renegotiation Update
Steve Orava
King & Spalding
NAFTA was approved and implemented by the US, Mexico, and Canada in late 1993, and now twenty-four years later, many are trying to understand how developments over the past 12+ months could impact this trilateral trade and investment pact. 

Steve Orava is a partner with the firm of King & Spalding in Washington D.C. where he focuses on international trade and related regulatory and policy matters, including litigation and enforcement. As Chair of the International Trade practice, Steve represents clients in a wide range of trade disputes. He discussed the latest developments regarding the NAFTA renegotiation and much more.
PP & PE Market Updates for the Americas and Asia
Zachary Moore
Deputy Managing Editor, Americas at ICIS
Zachary Moore has been active in the chemical pricing industry for the past eleven years, covering a wide range of products across the chemical chain. He is currently the team lead for coverage of the aromatics chain in North and South America for ICIS based in Houston, where he also serves as deputy managing editor for the Americas region.

Mr. Moore shared his vast knowledge on the markets and what the future may hold.
Conference Gold  Sponsor Presentation      

Chan Park
Nhan Le
Intersack Vietnam Co., Ltd.

Intersack is fully integrated including extrusion, weaving, laminating, sewing, inspection, packing & loading under one roof. This provides Intersack with total quality control from resins to final products.

Thank you to Intersack for being our conference gold sponsor. They shared some new FIBC innovations with the group on Day 1 of the conference.
Global FIBC Import & Export Data
Lewis Anderson

Import and export data was presented for countries around the world. 

·     Top Exporters
·     Top Importers
·     USA Imports
·     Canada Imports
·     Mexico Exports
·     Global Import and Export Totals

UV Study Committee
Nancy Cline (BAG Corp)
Gerardo Ruiz (Propex)

The study is complete and the final results were discussed.
Safe Handling Projects Update
Lewis Anderson (FIBCA)
The group was updated on all the FIBC Safe Handling related educational efforts. 
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