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Previously Recorded Webinars

PLEASE NOTE: Any information or deadlines provided in webinar recordings, slides or transcripts were current at the time of recording. There may have been subsequent updates, so please visit ACE News or the ACE Mandatory Transition Dates pages for the latest information.

ORR Broker Regulations and BMB Brokers Exam Webinar

On July 26, 2017 A webinar was held to discuss The Automated Customs Broker’s Exam. Some key points that were reviewed in the webinar were, automating the exam; modernization, registration, location, environment and a sample exam link and results notification was provided. Also discussed during the webinar were the recent Executive Orders (EO) and guidance documents affecting the regulatory environment

Webinar Recording

July 26, 2017

Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Webinar on Mandatory Filing

A National Webinar for Trade was held on June 20, 2017 with representation from DEA and Customs and Border Protection (CBP). DEA gave a presentation on New Import and Export Regulations for Controlled Substances and Listed Chemicals.

Webinar Recording

June 20, 2017

Fish And Wildlife Services (FWS), ACE Implementation

National Webinar for Trade  was held on November 18, 2016 with representation from FWS and Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) gave a presentation on filer requirements for the FWS, ACE Implementation.

Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Presentation 

November 18, 2016 

The National Webinar for Trade and PGA's

National Webinar for Trade and PGAs was held on July 7, 2016 with representation from each of the below PGAs to deploy ACE functionality. Each PGA expressed where they are and whether they are ready to open up filing to all filers, or when that timeframe might be. 

  1. ATF
  2. NMFS
  3. FSIS
  4. APHIS Core
  5. FWS
  6. TTB
  7. EPA – TSCA – NPRM  

Webinar Recording 

July 7, 2016

ACE for Textiles and Apparel

Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Presentation  |  Webinar Presentation

June 28, 2016

Overarching Quota Transition to ACE

Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Presentation

June 28, 2016

APHIS and FDA Webinar for Nogales Filers

The BIEC hosted a webinar with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Food and Drug Administration FDA to provide a forum for the filers in Nogales to ask detailed questions of subject matter experts prior to the FDA ACE filing deadline of June 15th.  Much of the discussion revolved around the importation of produce.

 Webinar Recording

June 9, 2016

NCBFAA Webinar, FDA Approaching the June 15th Deadline

The BIEC and the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc.  (NCBFAA) hosted a national webinar with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide an update on the FDA’s progress toward meeting its upcoming deadline on June 15th and answer questions of filers. 

Webinar Recording  

June 9, 2016

ACE Spanish Webinar

On April 11, CBP hosted a webinar to discuss ACE and provide a single window update in Spanish.

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April 11, 2016

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ACE/ITDS Pilot Webinar

On March 29, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Trade Relations and FDA’s Office of Enforcement and Import Operations hosted a webinar to provide an update on the status of the ACE/ITDS pilot, and offered users the opportunity to learn how to prepare and participate in the pilot. The webinar helped users understand FDA’s data requirements for processing entries in ACE, specifically, Animal and Veterinary products, and Biologics.

Webinar Recording

March 29, 2016

Data Elements in the FDA Supplemental Guide - Food and Drug

Wednesday, March 23, 1:30-3:00 P.M. ET BIEC and CBP hosted the below webinar. FDA ACE Webinar - Change to Four (4) Data Elements in the FDA Supplemental Guide FDA is amending their ACE requirements for four (4) data elements that are currently listed in their supplemental guide where the information is not known/available. This webinar was held to discuss these changes and the impact on electronic entry submissions through ACE for affected articles under FDA jurisdiction.

Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Presentation Slides

March 23, 2016

Administration (FDA) ACE/IDS Pilot Webinar

Tuesday, March 15, 1:30-3:00 P.M. ET BIEC and CBP hosted the below webinar. FDA’s Office of Enforcement and Import Operations hosted a webinar to provide an update on the status of the ACE/ITDS pilot, and offer you the opportunity to learn how to prepare and participate in the pilot. The webinar also helped users understand FDA’s data requirements for processing entries in ACE, specifically, Drugs, Medical Devices, and Radiation-Emitting Products.

Webinar Recording

March 15, 2016

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ACE/ITDS Pilot Webinar

Tuesday, March 8th from 11:00 to 12:00 a.m. ET , BIEC EEC hosted a webinar with the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to orient those who import Pesticides and Pesticidal Devices on what they can do to test electronic filings through ACE and to participate in the pilot program underway. Topics discussed were over view of the pilots including those that are and are not limited to 9 or fewer importers and exporters, lessons learned, test filings in the CBP certification environment, pilot filings/shipments in production, and questions and answers.

Webinar Recording

March 8, 2016

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Animal Product Pilot Webinar

On February 3, 2016 APHIS Veterinary Services hosted a webinar focused on ACE planning and piloting.  The Animal Product Pilot offered users the opportunity to be a leader in adapting business to the new single window environment.  By working with APHIS now, filers will have the benefit of establishing a strategic, measured, and collaborative approach with APHIS and CBP.   

Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Presentation

February 3, 2016

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ACE/ITDS Pilot Webinar

On February 2, 2016, FDA hosted a webinar ot provide an update on the status of the ACE/ITDS pilot.  The webinar focused on data requirements for tobacco products and cosmetics.

Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Presentation

February 2, 2016

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Express Couriers Webinar

On January 27, 2016, APHIS hosted a webinar focused on ACE planning and piloting. The Express Courier Pilot offers you the opportunity to be a leader in adapting your business to the new single window environment.  

Webinar Presentation

January 27, 2016

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Live Animals Webinar

On January 20, 2016, APHIS Veterinary Services hosted a webinar focused on ACE planning and piloting.  The Live Animals Pilot offered the opportunity to be a leader in adapting your business to the new single window environment.

Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Presentation

January 20, 2016

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ACE/IDS Pilot Webinar

On January 19, 2016, FDA ACE/ITDS Pilot was hosted to provide an update on the status of the FDA ACE/ITDS pilot. Specifically, how to prepare and participate in the pilot; and review in detail, FDA’s Supplemental Guide and data required for Food and Prior Notice. 

Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Presentation

January 19, 2016

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Lacey Act

On January 6, 2016, APHIS’ Lacey Act Program hosted an Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) planning and piloting webinar. During the webinar, APHIS Lacey Act experts addressed technical, piloting, and import questions. For more information on APHIS and its transition to the Single Window via the International Trade Data System (ITDS), please visit APHIS’ ITDS Web page

Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Presentation

January 6, 2016
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June 4, 2019