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Week of January 19 - January 25, 2015

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January 19, 2015 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Outlook Hilton Head, SC
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Doug Lee Participating in the National Electrical Code (NEC)-Code Making Panel 2 First Draft Meeting

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in the National Electrical Code (NEC)– Code Making Panel 2 First Draft meeting to review public inputs as part of the revision cycle for the 2017 edition of the NEC; 8:00 a.m., Sonesta Hotel, Hilton Head, SC.  The meeting is sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/13/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/14/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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January 19, 2015 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Robert Howell and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with IBM Federal Software

Robert Howell, Deputy Executive Director, Safety Operations; Patrick Weddle, Assistant Executive Director, Office of Information Technology; Ming Zhu, Director, ITSA; Kathleen Stralka, Associate Executive Director, Office of Epidemiology; and other CPSC staff will be meeting with Justin Fessler, ECM Solutions Consultant, IBM Federal Software.  The meeting is educational in nature and was requested by Justin Fessler.  Representatives from IBM Federal Software intend to introduce the CPSC to IBM’s Watson Content Analytics and Case Management Platform.  The meeting is being held at 2:00 p.m., in room 836-D of CPSC’s headquarters facility.  Those attending the meeting should present themselves no later than 1:45 pm to CPSC security personnel on the 4th floor of Bethesda Towers Building, 4330 Bethesda, Maryland.  Anyone wishing to attend via telephone conference should contact Robert Howell for access information.  For additional information contact Robert Howell, (301) 504-7621 or rhowell@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/9/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/14/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial
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January 20, 2015 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Outlook Hilton Head, SC
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Doug Lee Participating in the National Electrical Code (NEC)-Code Making Panel 2 First Draft Meeting

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in the National Electrical Code (NEC)– Code Making Panel 2 First Draft meeting to review public inputs as part of the revision cycle for the 2017 edition of the NEC; 8:00 a.m., Sonesta Hotel, Hilton Head, SC.  The meeting is sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/13/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/14/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
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January 20, 2015 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
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Meeting
Meet the Chairman of CPSC - Vietnam

AMCHAM Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City- “Meet the new Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.”  Hear from Chairman Elliot F. Kaye - What are his priorities? Is there a new direction for the CPSC? What can consumer product brands expect from the Kaye Commission with regard to new regulations, international cooperation, enforcement, and relations with industry? For information, contact:  Lily Nguyen, lily.nguyen@amchamvientam.com

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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January 20, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Outlook Columbus, IN
Meeting
Commissioner Buerkle and Staff Meeting and Touring Dorel Juvenile Manufacturing

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle and Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, will meeting with and tour Dorel Juvenile Manufacturing; 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in Columbus, IN.  The meeting was requested by Julie Vallese, Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/14/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/14/15.

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  • Substantial
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January 21, 2015 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Outlook Hilton Head, SC
Meeting
Doug Lee Participating in the National Electrical Code (NEC)-Code Making Panel 2 First Draft Meeting

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in the National Electrical Code (NEC)– Code Making Panel 2 First Draft meeting to review public inputs as part of the revision cycle for the 2017 edition of the NEC; 8:00 a.m., Sonesta Hotel, Hilton Head, SC.  The meeting is sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/13/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/14/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Substantial
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January 21, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Outlook West Conshohocken, PA
Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Patricia Edwards and Other CPSC Staff Attending ASTM F15 Subcommittee Meetings on Juvenile Products

Patricia Edwards, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will be attending ASTM F15 subcommittee meetings on juvenile products at ASTM headquarters in West Conshohocken, PA.  These meetings were requested by ASTM. Contact Patricia Edwards for more information, 301-987-2224. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/14/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/14/15.

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January 21, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Outlook Rockville, MD
Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Sarah Newens Participating in an ASTM Conference Call Regarding Liquid Laundry Packets

Sarah Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 task group regarding the development of the voluntary standard for Liquid Laundry Packets; 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m..  The task group will be discussing the labeling requirements. 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 1/14/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/15/15.

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January 21, 2015 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Outlook Rockville, MD
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Ronald Jordan and Others Meeting with Representatives of Hayes Cleveland and Lamtec, Gmb

Ronald Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, Matthew Brookman, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences and other CPSC staff will be meeting with representatives of Hayes Cleveland and Lamtec, Gmb to discuss their combustion sensors operation in gas appliances.  The meeting was requested by  Lamtec, Gmb and will be held at 10:30 am, in Conference Room 105, CPSC, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  For additional information, contact Ronald Jordan at rjordan@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2219.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/9/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/13/15.

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January 22, 2015 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Outlook Hilton Head, SC
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Doug Lee Participating in the National Electrical Code (NEC)-Code Making Panel 2 First Draft Meeting

Doug Lee, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in the National Electrical Code (NEC)– Code Making Panel 2 First Draft meeting to review public inputs as part of the revision cycle for the 2017 edition of the NEC; 8:00 a.m., Sonesta Hotel, Hilton Head, SC.  The meeting is sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  For additional information contact Doug Lee, (301) 987-2073 or dlee@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/13/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/14/15.

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January 22, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Outlook West Conshohocken, PA
Voluntary Standards Association Meeting
Patricia Edwards and Other CPSC Staff Attending ASTM F15 Subcommittee Meetings on Juvenile Products

Patricia Edwards, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will be attending ASTM F15 subcommittee meetings on juvenile products at ASTM headquarters in West Conshohocken, PA.  These meetings were requested by ASTM. Contact Patricia Edwards for more information, 301-987-2224. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/14/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/14/15.

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January 22, 2015 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Add to Outlook Menomonee Falls, WI
Meeting
Commissioner Mohorovic Meeting with Kohl's Department Store

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic is holding a meeting with Kohl’s Department Stores: Richard Zielinski, Vice President of Product Services; Julie Layton, Vice President of Risk Management; Jeff Ubl, Director of Import Compliance; Angela Wellsmith, Senior Legal Counsel; Todd Roeder, Senior Manager of Product Integrity; and Jason J. Kelroy, Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, at N56 W17000 Ridgewood Road in Menomonee Falls, WI to discuss retail issues, the1110 Rule, and Third Party Test burden reduction; 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. CST. The meeting was requested by Bryce Dustman. For additional information contact Bryce Dustman (301) 504-7739.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/16/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/16/15.

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January 22, 2015 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Outlook Madison, WI
Meeting
Commissioner Mohorovic Meeting with University of Wisconsin-Madison Product Safety Courses Program Director

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic is meeting with University of Wisconsin-Madison Program Director Jeff Oelke to discuss the University’s product safety courses; 4:00 p.m. (CST), Room 729, 432 North Lake Street, Madison, WI. The meeting was requested by Bryce Dustman. For additional information contact Bryce Dustman (301) 504-7739.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/16/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/16/15.

  • Status: Open to the Public
  • Non-Substantial
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January 23, 2015 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Outlook Middleton, WI
Meeting
Commissioner Mohorovic Tour and meeting with Springs Window Fashion

Commissioner Joe Mohorovic is touring and meeting with Springs Window Fashion: Scott Fawcett, CEO and President; John Comerford, Senior Vice President of Corporate Administration; Sean Martin, Vice President of Marketing; and Tom Merker, Director of Engineering, and Edward Krenik, Senior Principal with Bracewell and Giuliani, to discuss window coverings issues; 9:30 a.m. (CST), 7549 Graber Road, Middleton, WI. The meeting was requested by Edward Krenik. For additional information contact Bryce Dustman (301) 504-7739.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/16/15.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/16/15.

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