U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is excited to announce the Green Trade Innovation and Incentives Forum will take place on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 from 9:00 AM EDT to 5:00 PM EDT (with check-in starting at 8 a.m.) The Forum will be hosted in-person at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, with an option to join virtually via webinar.
Please note that registration deadline for the forum is 5:00 PM EDT, Tuesday, June 20, 2023 to attend the event virtually or in-person. You must be registered by the deadline. Only registered individuals will be able to attend the event.
The in-person event will be held at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, VA. Additional information regarding the location and venue will be shared following registration.
Virtual participation information will likewise be shared with individual registrants following registration.
Disclaimer: Please note that by registering for the Green Trade Innovation and Incentives Forum, you agree to enter an area where photography, filming, and recording may occur. Your registration constitutes your consent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection to such photography, filming and/or recording and to any use, in all media throughout the universe in perpetuity, of your appearance, voice and name for any purpose whatsoever in connection with this event without compensation.
CBP is seeking perspectives and ideas on how to shape a greener future for trade!
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Green Trade Strategy positions CBP as a champion for the green economy and a leader in the fight against climate change; it commits CBP to working with customs authorities, interagency partners and private sector entities around the world to develop greener standards for global trade while creating opportunities for government, industry and the broader public to unify efforts in the creation of a more sustainable future. A brief video providing an overview of the Green Trade Strategy can be viewed here: https://www.cbp.gov/video/opa/2023/cbp-green-trade-intro.mp4
The Green Trade Innovation and Incentives Forum will be an opportunity for members of the trade industry, technology, research and academic experts, non-governmental organizations, government interagency personnel, and other entities interested in Green Trade to share ideas related to green trade innovation, incentivization of clean and sustainable supply chains and environmental stewardship, and international trade decarbonization.
For more information about CBP’s green initiatives and goals, please see the Green Trade Strategy Webpage.
For general inquiries regarding the Green Trade Innovation and Incentives Forum, please contact GreenTradeForum2023@cbp.dhs.gov.
For background information regarding the Forum and CBP’s objectives for the event, view the Federal Register Notice.