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Week of June 02 - June 08, 2014

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June 02, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Kristina Hatlelid and Others Attending a Meeting of the ASTM Subcommittee F15.24 on Jewelry Via Teleconference

Kristina Hatlelid, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other staff attending a meeting  of the ASTM subcommittee F15.24 on jewelry via teleconference to discuss proposed updates of the children's jewelry voluntary standard; 11 a.m. EST.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Brent Cleaveland, ASTM jewelry subcommittee chair.  For additional information, contact Kristina Hatlelid at 301-987-2558 or khatlelid@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/22/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/22/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 02, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Meeting

Andrew Trotta Participating in a Teleconference of the Fire Protection Research Foundation

Andrew Trotta, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in a teleconference of the Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF) Cooking Fires Mitigation Technical Panel for Hughes Associates to present the results of their testing; 2:00 PM.  The meeting is being organized by Kathleen Almand, FPRF.  For additional information, contact Andrew Trotta, (301) 987-2057. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary  5/27/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/28/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 02, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Meeting

Ronald Jordan Meeting with Underwriters Laboratories

Ronald A. Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and Matthew Brookman, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences will meet with Dave Mill, Underwriters’ Laboratories (UL) to discuss developments associated with UL2034, 3:00 pm, in the Conference Room 101, CPSC, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Mills and is an open meeting. For meeting information contact Ronald Jordan, (301) 987-2219 or Matthew Brookman (301) 987-2467.  (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/30/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/30/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 02, 2014
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle and Staff Meeting with Dr. Gary Smith

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, and Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, meeting with Dr. Gary Smith to discuss use of NEISS data and his upcoming research that is relevant to CPSC; 4:00 PM, Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Gary Smith.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/28/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/29/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 03, 2014
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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Louisville, KY

Meeting

Scott Ayers Attending the NCA 2014 Candle Conference and Expo

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending the National Candle Association NCA 2014 Conference & Expo from 1:00 p.m. EST Tuesday 6/3 through 12:00 p.m. EST Friday 6/6 in Louisville, KY.  For additional information on the conference and expo please contact The National Candle Association (http://candles.org, ncastaff@candles.org, or 202-207-1118).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/17/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/18/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 03, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Meeting

CPSC Holding Public Forum on Carbon Monoxide/Combustion Sensors

The U .S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is holding a public forum on carbon monoxide/combustion sensors.  The forum will be held at the CPSC's National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850. There is no charge to attend the forum. For those who are unable to attend in person, the forum will also be webcast.  For further information, contact Mr. Ronald Jordan at 301-987-2219 or rjordan@cpsc.gov.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 03, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Sarah Newens Participating in an ASTM Conference Call Regarding Infant Incline Sleep Products

Sarah Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 subcommittee working group regarding the warning development of the Infant Incline Sleep Products standard; 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. This conference call was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Sarah Newens at snewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2582.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/27/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/28/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 03, 2014
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle and Staff Meeting with the Syracuse University Law School Washington Lawyer Seminar

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, and Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, meeting with the Syracuse University Law School Washington Lawyer Seminar.  Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle will speak to students participating in Syracuse University Law School’s semester in Washington, D.C. program.  Commissioner Buerkle will give an introductory overview of CPSC and some of the issues the agency deals with and will participate in a question and answer session following her remarks; 3:30 PM, Bethesda Towers, Hearing Room 420.  The meeting was requested by Terry Turnipseed.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/28/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/29/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 04, 2014
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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Louisville, KY

Meeting

Scott Ayers Attending the NCA 2014 Candle Conference and Expo

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending the National Candle Association NCA 2014 Conference & Expo from 1:00 p.m. EST Tuesday 6/3 through 12:00 p.m. EST Friday 6/6 in Louisville, KY.  For additional information on the conference and expo please contact The National Candle Association (http://candles.org, ncastaff@candles.org, or 202-207-1118).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/17/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/18/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 04, 2014
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Acting Chairman Adler Speaking Before the Consumer Specialty Product Association

Acting Chairman Robert Adler delivering keynote speech at the Consumer Specialty Products Association’s “The Consumer Product Safety Commission FROM A to Z (And Beyond)” to discuss CPSC’s mission, programs and responsibilities; 8:45 a.m. at The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, MD.  The meeting was requested by Tim Brown, Regulatory Counsel, CSPA.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/22/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/23/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial

June 04, 2014
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle Delivering Remarks at the Luncheon of the Consumer Specialty Product Association's "The Consumer Product Safety Commission from A to Z"

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle will deliver remarks at the luncheon of the Consumer Specialty Product Association’s “The Consumer Product Safety Commission from A to Z”; 12:30 PM, The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, MD.  The meeting was requested by Tim Brown.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/28/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/29/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 04, 2014
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Robinson Delivering Remarks at the Luncheon of the Consumer Speacialty Product Association's "The Consumer Product Safety Commission from A to Z"

Commissioner Marietta Robinson will deliver remarks at the luncheon of the Consumer Specialty Product Association’s “The Consumer Product Safety Commission from A to Z”; 12:30 PM, The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, MD.  The meeting was requested by Tim Brown.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/29/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/29/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 05, 2014
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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Louisville, KY

Meeting

Scott Ayers Attending the NCA 2014 Candle Conference and Expo

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending the National Candle Association NCA 2014 Conference & Expo from 1:00 p.m. EST Tuesday 6/3 through 12:00 p.m. EST Friday 6/6 in Louisville, KY.  For additional information on the conference and expo please contact The National Candle Association (http://candles.org, ncastaff@candles.org, or 202-207-1118).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/17/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/18/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 05, 2014
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Nancy Lowery and Gib Mullan (Office of Commissioner Buerkle) Meeting with JPMA

Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant and Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, (Office of Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle), to meet with Mark Fellin, Director of Regulatory & Legislative Affairs, and Julie Vallese, Managing Director Public and Government Affairs, from JPMA to discuss test burden reduction; 10:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Mark Fellin.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/2/14.  Posted to the Public Calendar 6/2/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 05, 2014
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Dr. Suad Wanna-Nakamura Participating in an ASTM F2167 –Voluntary Standards Task Group Teleconference

Dr. Suad Wanna-Nakamura, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other EXHR staff, participating in an ASTM  F2167 –Voluntary Standards Task Group Teleconference at 10:00 am Eastern Time to discuss voluntary standards requirements for infant bouncer seat. The teleconference was called for by Lisa Trofe, (organizer).  For additional information, contact Suad Wanna-Nakamura at (301) 987-2550; or by email: snakamura@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/29/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/30/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 05, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Stefanie Marques and Others Participating in an ASTM Working Group Teleconference on Highchairs

Stefanie Marques and other Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction staff, participating in an ASTM working group teleconference to discuss voluntary standards requirements for Highchairs; 3 pm.  The teleconference was requested by Mr. Dave Campbell, ASTM highchair subcommittee chair.  For additional information contact Stefanie Marques (301) 987-2581; email: smarques@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/14/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/15/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 06, 2014
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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Louisville, KY

Meeting

Scott Ayers Attending the NCA 2014 Candle Conference and Expo

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending the National Candle Association NCA 2014 Conference & Expo from 1:00 p.m. EST Tuesday 6/3 through 12:00 p.m. EST Friday 6/6 in Louisville, KY.  For additional information on the conference and expo please contact The National Candle Association (http://candles.org, ncastaff@candles.org, or 202-207-1118).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/17/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/18/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 06, 2014
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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Louisville, KY

Meeting

Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Meeting on Candle Products

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending the ASTM F15.45 meeting on candle products from 8:30 a.m. EST to 12:00 p.m. EST in Louisville, KY.  This meeting will be a part of the NCA 2014 Conference & Expo.  For additional information on this meeting please contact Mr. Len Morrissey of ASTM (lmorriss@astm.org, 610-832-9719).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/17/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/18/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 06, 2014
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Davie, FL

Meeting

Acting Chairman Adler Speaking and Participating in a Press Conference at Nova Southeastern University on Swimming Pool Safety

Acting Chairman Adler speaking and participating in a press conference at Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida to discuss swimming pool safety.  The meeting was requested by the Office of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/30/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/2/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

June 08, 2014
3:45 PM to 4:45 PM

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Phoenix, AZ

Meeting

Neal Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) Speaking at the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association Trade Show - Phoenix, AZ

Neal S. Cohen (Small Business Ombudsman) speaking on June 8, 2014 at 3:45 PDT to attendees of the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) trade show at the Phoenix Convention Center.  Details about this presentation are available here. The presentation was initiated by the ASTRA.  You may contact ASTRA at 800-591-0490 for further information.   You may also contact Neal S. Cohen at ncohen@cpsc.gov with any questions or to schedule a time to speak individually.   Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 5/27/14. Posted in Public Calendar 5/28/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial