6 Feb 2019 Start Time: 9:45 End Time: 16:00 Location: Institute of Engineering and Technology, London View Map

9.00am – 9.50am     Registration and coffee

10.00am-10.05am   Welcome, Introduction and Housekeeping – Des Hiscock, Director General

10.05 – 10.15am     AGM

Matters arising from Previous Minutes

Association Administration

Financial Results for 2018 – Robert Hina, Treasurer;

Budget for 2019 – Robert Hina, Treasurer;

Re-election of quarter of the Committee: Des Hiscock (Director General); Robert Hina (Treasurer); Dinesh Unadkat and Ian Green

National Meeting – Agenda

10.15am    Welcome, Introduction – Des Hiscock – ACITA DG

10.15am    Yves Melin – FTA EU-UK and Origin Rules – Confirmed

10.45am    Aarti Shankar – Post-Brexit Scenario & Current Update – Confirmed

11.15am     Caroline Wilkins – CDS – Confirmed

11.45am     Shankar Singham/Victoria Hewson – (Topic to be advised) – Confirmed

12.15pm   LUNCH promptly (65mins) 

1.20pm      Hans Maessen – Customs scenario’s for a “No Deal Brexit” – Confirmed

1.45pm      Speaker from Future Borders Programme – TBC

2.10pm      Speak from DEFRA OR Self-Assessment – TBC

2.35pm      Paul Bedford (HMT) or Colleague – Customs Policy Update – TBC

3.00pm     Customs Question Time

3.30pm     CLOSE

Panel Discussion: Customs Question Time

  • Des Hiscock – ACITA Chairperson
  • Yves Melin
  • Caroline Wilkins
  • Shanker Singham/Victoria Hewson
  • Aarti Shankar
  • Hans Maessen
  • Paul Bedford
  • Jeremy White

Please note due to fast changing BREXIT situation speakers and timings may change.  We would appreciate as many members as possible being able to stay to the end of the meeting, which we anticipate being approximately 4.00pm.

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A MAXIMUM OF 100 ATTENDEES, SO PLEASE BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.  THIS IS THE LAST NATIONAL MEETING BEFORE BREXIT ON 29TH MARCH 2019

Last date for bookings: Friday, 1st February 2019

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