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FDA's New Import Program for 2018 - Strict Precision (Philadelphia, PA, United States - August 23-24, 2018) -


The "FDA's
New Import Program for 2018 - Strict Precision"
conference has
been added to's offering.

The FDA continues to change its import program to better manage new
problems and to use new procedures to make the whole process easier. The
FDA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are relying more and
more on computer programs to expedite the import process. When and how
you use these programs can make a big difference in the net profit
derived from even a single shipment. The new Voluntary Qualified
Importer Program (VQIP) is one such example.

Another example is CBP's and FDA's implementation of the Automated
Commercial Environment (ACE) program became mandatory for importers in
2016. If you fail to correctly use new import procedures and programs,
you will be operating under an expensive disadvantage.

Learning Objectives:

  • FDA's new cost-saving import programs
  • Understand how U.S. Customs and FDA legal requirements intersect
  • Know how to manage foreign suppliers
  • Understand FDA's internal procedures
  • Learn how to mitigate and resolve import detentions
  • Learn how to avoid common problems
  • Develop practical ways to improve your import and export business
  • You will be able to answer the following questions with this course
    without saying, I don't know?
  • What are the FDA's import legal requirements and policy?
  • How do you deal with the FDA and the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol
  • What happens when your product is detained?
  • What happens if a foreign manufacturer is in trouble with the FDA?
  • How do you inter-act with the FDA to work out problems?
  • Why are import and export rules different or does it even matter?

Who will Benefit:

The FDA's regulatory controls for imported and exported devices have
become increasingly pervasive and stringent. Foreign manufacturers,
foreign exporters and domestic initial importers face greater scrutiny
and are subject to expensive consequences if they do not plan carefully.
Attendees need to understand the FDA's and the US Customs Border
Patrol's regulatory criteria, inter-agency agreements and intra-agency
procedures. The conference provides attendees with the opportunity to
understand their work's inter-relationship with other attendees' roles.

  • Business Planning Executives
  • Regulatory Managers
  • In-house Legal Counsel and Contract Specialists
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Business Acquisition Executives
  • Owners of New or Developing Import/Export Firms
  • International Trade Managers
  • Import Brokers
  • Investors
  • Logistics Managers
  • Sales Managers

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