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Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: April 2021 Agenda

Agenda for Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC) meetings on April 22, 2021 in Washington, DC via Webex.

Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC)

Via Webex

Thursday, April 22, 2021


Open to the Public

10:00 - 10:08 am: Introductory Remarks / Meeting Goals

Chair Rick Blasgen
Advisor/Former Chief Executive Officer
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

Vice-Chair Rick Gabrielson
RS Gabrielson and Associates

DFO Richard Boll
Designated Federal Officer (DFO)
U.S. Department of Commerce

10:08 - 10:10 am: Introduction: OSCPBS’s New Director    

Heather Sykes 
Director – Office of Supply Chain, Professional, and Business Services 
U.S. Department of Commerce

10:10 - 10:15 am: Welcoming Remarks and Introduction of Secretary Raimondo

Christopher Hoff
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services
U.S. Department of Commerce

10:15 - 10:30 am: Keynote: The Administration’s Economic Initiatives and Supply Chains

Gina Raimondo
Secretary of Commerce

10:30 - 10:45 am: Workforce Development Subcommittee

Anne Strauss-Wieder
Subcommittee Chair, Workforce Development
Director, Freight Planning
North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

10:45 - 11:15 am: Create Standards in the Ocean Container Shipping Industry

Thomas Bagge
Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA)  

11:15 - 11:35 am: America’s Supply Chains – Executive Order

Nellie Abernathy
Deputy Director Office of Policy and Strategic Planning
U.S. Department of Commerce

11:35 am - 12:00 pm: Department of Transportation – Executive Order on Supply Chains

Michael Shapiro
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy
U.S. Department of Transportation

Darren Timothy
Chief Economist
U.S. Department of Transportation

Ryan Endorf
Economist - Chief Economist’s Office
U.S. Department of Transportation

12:00 - 12:20 pm: Freight Movement/Policy and Infrastructure Subcommittee: Consideration of Recommendation

Rick Gabrielson
Subcommittee Chair, Freight Movement/Policy and Infrastructure
RS Gabrielson and Associates

12:20 - 1:00 pm:   BREAK

1:00 - 1:05 pm: Open for Afternoon Session

Chair Rick Blasgen 
Advisor/Former Chief Executive Officer
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

1:05 - 1:25 pm: Puerto Rico Electronic Export Information:  Update

Omari Wooden
Assistant Division Chief, Data User and Respondent Outreach
U.S. Census Bureau

Kiesha Downs
Chief, Trade Regulations Branch
U.S. Census Bureau

1:25 - 3:30 pm: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Updates 

1:25 - 1:45 pm: CBP’s 21st Century Customs Framework
Garrett Wright
Director, Trade Modernization

1:45 - 2:15 pm: Blockchain
Vincent Annunziato
Director, Business Transformation & Innovation Division

2:15 - 2:35 pm: Forced Labor
Therese Randazzo
Director, Forced Labor Division

2:35 - 2:55 pm: CBP’s USMCA Center
Queena Fan
Director, USMCA Center

2:55 - 3:15 pm: 321 Data Pilot
Laurie Dempsey
Director, IPR and E-Commerce Division

3:15 - 3:30 pm: GBI Update
Lea-Ann Bigelow
Director, Interagency Collaboration Division
3:30 - 3:45 pm: Trade and Regulatory Subcommittee

Norm Schenk
Subcommittee Chair, Trade and Regulatory
NT Schenk & Associates, LLC

3:45 - 3:55 pm: Innovation Subcommittee

Melzie Wilson
Sr. Manager – ECO-CPA
FedEx Trade Networks

3:55 - 4:00 pm: Closing / Adjournment / Discussion of Upcoming Meetings

Chair Rick Blasgen
Advisor/Former Chief Executive Officer
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)