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CTPAT Workshops and Events

Upcoming Events:


2021 International Trade Week May 17-21, 2021

CBP Miami and Tampa Field Offices including CTPAT

Live Webinars via WebEx


May 17 10:00 a.m. Session One: Forced Labor Enforcement Overview

May 17   2:00 p.m. Session Two: FDA Regulations and Current Events


May 18 10:00 a.m. Session Three: E-Commerce Cargo Processing (Imports and Exports)

May 18   2:00 p.m. Session Four: United States- Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) Year One and Beyond


May 19 10:00 a.m. Session Five: Updates on CPSC and 1USG Messaging

May 19 12:00 p.m. Session Six: Conducting e-Transactions with CBP: Life is Easy

May 19   2:00 p.m. Session Seven: Overview of Seizures, Penalties, Liquidated Damage Claims and Prior Disclosures


May 20 10:00 a.m. Session Eight: Border Enforcement of Intellectual Property

May 20 12:00 p.m. Session Nine: Cut Flower Imports- Country of Origin Markings

May 20   2:00 p.m. Session Ten: USDA Partnership, Activities and Accomplishments


May 21 10:00 a.m. Session Eleven: CTPAT State of the Program- Adapting to Change and Moving Forward with International Efforts

May 21   2:00 p.m. Session Twelve: Craft Beverage Modernization Act (CBMA) Enhancements


For more information regarding the webinar series, visit the following:




CTPAT Presents: The New CTPAT,  A Six-Part Webinar Series 2021

This six-part webinar series brings together CBP's Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) experts in their field from around the country--from Newark to Houston, Buffalo to Miami, and Washington, D.C. Join us for one or all six webinars, which occur twice weekly. Manny Garza, Jr., Director of the CTPAT program, will kick off the webinar series with a brief introduction on April 6th.

  • CTPAT Cybersecurity: Tuesday, April 6  | 2 P.M. ET | 1 hour

  • CTPAT & the Southern Border: Thursday, April 8 | 2 P.M. ET | 1 hour

  • Trade Compliance & Labor: Tuesday, April 13 | 2 P.M. ET | 1 hour

  • CTPAT in the Maritime Environment: Thursday, April 15 | 2 P.M. ET | 1 hour

  • Virtual Validation Process: Tuesday, April 20 | 2 P.M. ET | 1 hour

  • Northern Border Seizures & FAST Lane: Thursday, April 22 | 2 P.M. ET | 1 hour

The workshops are open to certified/validated CTPAT partners.

For more information regarding the webinar series, visit the following: 




CTPAT Houston Field Office 2021 Webinar in Spanish

This message serves as an official notification of the CTPAT webinar presented by the Houston CTPAT Field Office.

Webinar Title:    “Lo Impredecible en un Mundo Virtual”

When:                  Tuesday April 20, 2021 & Wednesday April 21, 2021

Platform:             Virtual Webinar

Time:                    08:00 am to 14:30 pm (each day)

Presentation topics will include:

  • State of the CTPAT program
  • AEO program
  • Social Compliance
  • Cybersecurity Implementation
  • Agriculture Security Implementation
  • Virtual Validations

 Presenters from:

  • Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Mexico
  • AEO Guatemala
  • World Customs Organization
  • Multiple private enterprises

*Note: The entire webinar will be conducted in Spanish, open to all current CTPAT members*

For more information visit the following websites:




Recent Workshops and Events:


  • March 18, 2021- Director Garza; 2021 Port of the Future Virtual Conference


  • February 4 and 5, 2020 - El Paso, TX (Houston CTPAT Field Office)
  • August 25-27 2020- Houston CTPAT Field Office MSC Spanish Webinar

Presentation topics typically include:

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • CTPAT 2020 Update
  • Minimum Security Criteria Update

The workshops are open to certified/validated CTPAT partners.




Last modified: 
April 15, 2021