2021 Designate Day

Registration is now closed!

Calling all CCS and CTCS designates!

Come spend an afternoon with the CSCB and sharpen those pencils, it's time to get your geek on! 
This is a day just for YOU, with challenging exercises to get your compliance juices flowing, interesting speakers bringing their perspective to today's trade topics, and an opportunity to see old friends and make new ones.
We can’t wait to see you again! 


Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 1 – 5:00 pm EST
Location: Online (access to the virtual platform will be emailed prior to day)
Points/Credits: 7 CCS points / 7 CTCS credits


Facilitated by Michelle Criger, Director Advocacy and Education and Shelley Gares, Senior Advisor Knowledge and Partnerships, the program includes:

Speaker topic
Carol West, CSCB President and CEO Designate Day Opening
Brian Staples, Owner, Trade Facilitation Services Unravelling the Mysteries of Trade Agreements
Case studies in groups and pop quizzes on current issues
Michael Kaylor, Partner, Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon, L.L.P. Insight into recent CITT decision(s)

Martin Thornell, Senior Advisor, Global Affairs Canada

CUSMA Rules of Origin for Automotive Goods

Gabriel Brousseau-Pouliot, Senior Auditor, Canada Border Services Agency Verification issues related to Regional Value Content
Annik Lemoine, Deputy Director, Global Affairs Canada Best Practices to Facilitate the Process of Acquiring Permits

Any designate who has questions related to the any of the subjects included in the program may send them to Michelle Criger or Shelley Gares so that we ensure they are answered during the session.


To accommodate group work, we will be using Zoom Meetings for this event. Zoom access links will be emailed to registrants a day before the event. In the meantime, please follow these steps if you haven't used Zoom before:

1. Install Zoom prior to our meeting:


Registration Fees

Type  Fee
CCS/CTCS Designates only $ 20.00 (taxes applied at checkout)

Registration deadline is 5 pm ET on Monday, June 14. Don't wait - register now!

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Refund Policy

Event registration will be cancelled and a refund issued only when written instruction is received at least 3 days prior to the event by the CSCB National. Substitution is available; please contact us for information on the substitution policy for this event.