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Mike White
Vice President, Government & Industry Relations, Cargo Networks Services Corp. (An IATA Company)

Michael is the President of CNS-Cargo Network Services Corp. (An IATA Company) based in Washington, DC. He is a leader in the air cargo industry’s efforts for security, e-commerce, facilitation and government issues in North America. He serves on the TSA Aviation Security Advisory Committee working group on air cargo security, the Canada Border Services Agency North American Single Window Approach Working Group, the IATA Cargo Security Task Force and the Customs Commercial Operations Advisory Committee (COAC). Government and industry officials call upon him frequently for CNS viewpoints, subject matter expertise and industry position on air cargo issues. Mr. White currently leads US industry efforts for development of standards for the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS), the adoption by the TSA of the electronic consignment security declaration (eCSD), launch of the IATA e-commerce efforts in the United States and head of facilitation efforts for IATA in the US. In 2011 he was selected as a Trade Ambassador by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Mr. White served as a senior representative for the trade during the development of the U.S. air cargo known shipper program, the indirect air carrier program and the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program after the events of TWA flight 800 and 9-11.