CPSC Product Safety Training for Buyers and Sourcing Professionals
Apparel, Footwear, and Supply Chain
8:00am – 2:30pm. The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong will host the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ('CPSC") Buyer's Training on September 7, 2015. Buyers who source consumer products for eventual retail sale are key decision makers at the intersection of the production and retail value chains. They have the power to ensure products purchased for their companies or clients meet all safety requirements but too often, they lack the knowledge to fulfill this role. Product Safety Training for Buyers & Sourcing Professionals can help fill that gap. In this seminar, product safety staff from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will present Half-day FREE training for buyers and sourcing professionals , who procure consumer products for export to the USA. Focus is on products for children and on products that have demonstrated high risks of safety violations and hazards. Kindly return a list of registration questions (click h ere ) to facilitate the event before the meeting. Please click here for booking form. *If you wish to pre-purchase light breakfast and lunch, please note in your registration form: Member Price: HKD400 Non-Member Price: HKD550 AmCham Member Priority. Book early to avoid disappointment.
No walk-ins. Latest Rundown : 8:00-8:30am Registration / Self-service Breakfast for Prepaid Participants 8:30-8:45am Welcoming Remarks and Introduction 8:45-9:45am Session 1: Overview: Common Buyer Challenges in the Global Supply Chain 9:45-10:00am Break 10:00-11:00am Session 2: Break Out into 2 Concurrent Groups
Group 1: Toys and Electronics/ Electrical Products – Overview of U.S. and EU Requirements Group 2: Textiles/ Apparel - Overview of U.S. Requirements 11:00-11:45am Group 1: Toys and Electronics/ Electrical Products – Interactive Exercise, Panel Comments, Role Play Group 2: Textiles/ Apparel – Interactive Exercise, Panel Comments, Role Play 11:45am-12:00pm Break 12:00-12:30pm Session 3: What You Need to Know about Product Seizures at Port and Recalls. Includes a Hands-On Tools in Port Screening and an Introduction to the European Rapid Alert System, RAPEX 12:30-12:45pm Session 4: Summing it Up with Panel and Closing 12:45-2:30pm Networking Hour / Self-service Lunch for Prepaid Participants / One-on-one meetings with the U.S. and EU regulators and technical experts to get individual questions answered or learn more information.
Clothing Industry Training Authority Kowloon Bay Training Centre 63 Tai Yip Street Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong