APHIS’ Biotechnology Quality
Management Support Program is hosting an interactive webinar to enhance understanding
of Confidential Business Information (CBI) on Thursday, March 29, 2018, from
1:00-3:00 p.m. ET. We will provide a brief overview of the BQMS Program and describe the
fundamentals of claiming CBI when submitting documents such as permit
applications, petitions for non-regulated status, notifications, and “Am I
This webinar will explain the importance of proper handling of CBI and how to submit documents or records when claiming CBI, including how to describe the competitive market of your business. Some additional topics include CBI/CBI deleted versions, secrecy agreements, what is and is not considered CBI and personally identifiable information, and compliance requirements for reporting, design protocol, and ePermit submissions.
Developers and researchers who are conducting activities under 7 CFR part 340 are encouraged to participate.
Please register in advance at: https://www.regonline.com/bqms_workshop_March2018. Registration is free. We will email webcast instructions to registrants the day prior to the meeting.