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Sunday, September 13,2020

  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Summit Registration

  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    OPTIONAL PROGRAMMING: Product Safety Basics
    · Susan DeRagon, QIMA
    · Anne Stone, PPAI

    This session reviews the top compliance issues for the promotional products industry, with a focus on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA). Promotional products professionals will be introduced to the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), specific regulations concerning promotional products and other mandatory and voluntary standards. The content is appropriate for both suppliers and distributors. This course is required to attain the CAS designation, but attendees do not need to pursue a CAS to attend this session.

  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    OPTIONAL PROGRAMMING: Prop 65 And State Regs—PSA Required Course
    · Susan DeRagon, QIMA
    · Anne Stone, PPAI

    The updated California Prop 65 regulations went into effect in August 2018. Is your house in order? This session will review those regulations and identify practical steps your company must consider in order to comply with the new rules. The content is appropriate for both suppliers and distributors.

  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    OPTIONAL PROGRAMMING: Avoiding Undue Influence Training—PSA Required Course
    · Maurice Norris, PPAI

    Do you or does a member of your team work directly with a third-party testing lab? Did you know that as a result of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act you must complete training on the topic of undue influence? This session will help you comply with those obligations by ensuring you understand what undue influence is and how to avoid it, as well as provide you with tools and resources that are easily shared with the rest of your team. The content is appropriate for both suppliers and distributors.

  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    OPTIONAL PROGRAMMING: New To Compliance? What Must You Know?
    · Moderator: Anne Stone, PPAI
    · Rick Brenner, Logistical Advisors
    · Brian Campbell, 4imprint
    · Susan DeRagon, QIMA

    A panel of seasoned compliance pros will share simple tips and tricks to help you ensure your company keeps up with its product responsibility obligations.

  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Opening Dinner

Monday, September 14,2020

  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

    OPTIONAL PROGRAMMING: Product Safety Basics
    · Susan DeRagon, QIMA
    · Maurice Norris, PPAI

    This session reviews the top compliance issues for the promotional products industry, with a focus on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA). Promotional products professionals will be introduced to the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), specific regulations concerning promotional products and other mandatory and voluntary standards. The content is appropriate for both suppliers and distributors. This course is required to attain the CAS designation, but attendees do not need to pursue a CAS to attend this session.

  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

    Breakfast

  • 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • 9:15 AM - 10:20 AM

    Session 1
    · Daniel Herling, Mintz-Levin

  • 10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

    Session 2
    · Dr. Kris Jatana

  • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

    Lunch

  • 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

    Session 3
    · CPSC Acting Chair Ann Marie Buerkle

  • 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Break

  • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

    Session 4: End Buyer Panel

    What keeps our customers up at night? What do our customers expect when sourcing promotional products? We all know what the client needs in order to rest assured when they hand out promotional products to their own customers…or do we? We’ll start with some general insight questions, venture a bit more in-depth, and then let participants ask the questions we may not have considered. Get the inside dish as a panel of end buyers shares their perspectives during this moderated discussion.

  • 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

    Break

  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

    Session 5: Social Responsibility
    · Moderator Nathan Cotter, HIT
    · Oliver Knack, Asia Quality Focus
    · Larry Whitney, Polyconcept
    · Cassi Wright, Fair Labor Association

  • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

    Session 6: Roundtable Discussions
    · Frank Vasquez, Hanes

    PRAG Members to facilitate discussions Roundtable discussions will allow for in-depth conversation among small groups, focused on compliance challenges. Share lessons learned, solicit feedback for current challenges, and exchange ideas, knowledge and resources with industry colleagues.

  • 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

    Wrap Up

  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Networking Dinner · Offsite

    Dine around for small groups at a number of local restaurants (included in registration fee).

Tuesday, September 15,2020

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    Breakfast

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Session 7
    · Justin Miller, Larson & Larson

  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Session 8
    · Nat Bullock, MAS, Geiger
    · Kyle Earing, Blink Marketing
    · Chris Pearson, Spector & Co.
    · JillAnn Rogoz, Primeline

    · Moderator: Kim Bakalyar, CAS, PromoShop

  • 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

    Break

  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

    Session 9

    · Moderator: PRAG Members Will Facilitate These Discussions

  • 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

    Lunch

  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Session 10
    · Michael Littenberg, Ropes, Gray

  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Session 11: Roundtable Discussions
    · Dana Baiocco, CPSC Commisioner, CPSC Commissioner
    · Tom Blewitt, PE, UL, ASTM
    · Susan DeRagon, QIMA, UL
    · Len Morrisey, ASTM

    PRAG Members to facilitate discussions Roundtable discussions will allow for in-depth conversation among small groups, focused on compliance challenges. Share lessons learned, solicit feedback for current challenges, and exchange ideas, knowledge and resources with industry colleagues.

  • 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

    Break

  • 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

    Session 12
    · Michael Biddle, PhD, Evok Innovations

  • 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

    Session 13
    · Robert Adler, CPSC Commissioner

Wednesday, September 16,2020

  • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    AM Tour 1 · Offsite

    Optional Tour

  • 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

    PM Tour 2 · Offsite

    Optional Tour

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