Intensive Trade Seminar: FDA Bootcamp

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Intensive Trade Seminar: FDA Boot Camp

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Horizon Ballroom Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004

Join regulatory consulting firm Registrar Corp for an intensive 4-hour “Boot Camp” on U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations for the food, beverage, and dietary supplement industry. Participants will learn from five different experts about existing requirements for exporting FDA-regulated products to the USA, as well as new requirements soon to be implemented by FDA under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

This event has been approved for 3.5 Certified Customs Specialists credits!

For event registration, please follow the link here:

Who should attend:

  • Embassy officials and staff active in FDA-regulated sectors
  • US manufacturers and importers of FDA-regulated products
  • Trade association management involved in government affairs
  • Customs brokers and logistics provides

Cost: WITA and Non-WITA Members Welcome

  • $110 Government/Embassy WITA Members
  • $150 Regular WITA Members
  • $200 Non-WITA Members


8:00 to 8:30                 Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 to 9:00                 Amendments to Registration of Food Facilities – David Lennarz

9:00 to 10:00               Changes to Food and Dietary Supplement Labeling – Anna Benevente

10:00 to 10:30             Import Alerts and Removal from DWPE  – Sarah Gurganus

10:30 to 11:00             How to Prepare for an FDA Foreign Food Facility Inspection – Rick Barham

11:00 to 11:45             Implementation Status of the Food Safety Modernization Act – Bracey Parr

11:45 to Noon             Final Q&A Session

Note:  In addition to a final Q&A session, additional sessions will be held after each individual presentation.  

About WITA: The Washington International Trade Association (WITA) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to providing a neutral forum in the nation’s capital for the open and robust discussion of international trade policy and related issues. WITA is widely considered Washington’s premier trade forum. Among other activities, WITA hosts educational programs, provides networking opportunities, and provides professional development opportunities.  

About Registrar Corp: Registrar Corp was founded in 2003 to help businesses comply with FDA regulations. Since opening its headquarters in Hampton, Virginia, USA, Registrar Corp has expanded to nineteen international offices and has aided more than 30,000 companies across 160 countries. Registrar Corp offers services to businesses in FDA-regulated industries, including food, beverages, and dietary supplements; pharmaceutical drugs; cosmetic products; medical devices; and radiation-emitting electronic devices.