We invite you to join us at the 2023 TAPA T1 National Cargo Theft Conference. The meeting is convening at The Westin Dallas Downtown. This year's event will bring together our current members, future members, industry experts, law enforcement, and security service providers. We look forward to bringing you timely presentations, networking events, and peer-to-peer opportunities.

Complete your conference registration today!  (Click here to register.)

  • Members: No Cost
  • Active Law Enforcement Personnel: No Cost
  • Non-Members / Guests: $499




The Westin Dallas Downtown
1201 Main Street, Dallas, Texas, USA, 75202
(The Westin is part of the Marriott family of hotels.)
Special Group Discounted Rate:  $229 USD per night (Click here to book your hotel reservation.)
Book by: 04/17/2023

Airport/Location: The Westin Dallas Downtown is located 25 miles from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and 7 miles from Dallas Love Field.


Tuesday, May 9, 2023 - (8:00 AM – 7:00 PM)
Welcome Breakfast
Opening Session
Seminars & Presentations
Networking Luncheon
Law Enforcement Awards Presentation
Networking Reception
(All Day Tabletop Exhibits by our Supply Chain Service Providers)

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
Opening Session
Seminars & Presentations
Networking Luncheon
Afternoon Presentations
(All Day Tabletop Exhibits by our Supply Chain Service Providers)

Presentations include:

  • Global Trade & Economic Developments Update, Pete Mento, Mento LLC
  • TSA Certified Cargo Screening Program (CCSP), Ron Varghese, Section Chief/Senior Policy Analyst (TSA)
  • PEEL Regional Police, Detective Mark Haywood, Detective Blair English
  • Memphis Cargo Theft Task Force, Memphis Police Department, Sgt. Michael Gibbs
  • Kentucky State Police, Gary Thomas Jr., Criminal Intelligence Analyst II
  • Investigator Trends in the U.S. and Latin America, Investigators Jeff Hall & Curtis Salisbury
  • Crisis Management: A Round Table Discussion
  • Cargo Theft Interdiction Program (CTIP)
  • Miami-Dade Cargo Task Force
  • Homeland Security Investigations


Sponsorship opportunities are available.  (Click here.)