CPSC Safety Academy
Product Safety Through Education
The CPSC Safety Academy registration is closed as we have reached our maximum capacity for attendance. However, you may watch the proceedings and panels via webcast on September 20 at 8:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, without registering.
We will broadcast the following schedule of events as a live webcast. Additional panels will be recorded and posted on the Office of Education, Global Outreach, and Small Business Ombudsman (EXGO) web page within a few days after the Safety Academy.
Live Webcast Schedule
|08:30-08:35||Welcome||Dean W. Woodard|
|08:35-08:40||Introduction of Chairman||Kenneth Hinson|
|08:40-09:00||Keynote||Chairman Inez Tenenbaum|
|09:00-09:05||Comments||Vice Chair Commissioner Robert Adler|
|09:05-09:10||Comments||Commissioner Nancy Nord|
|09:10-09:15||Comments||Commissioner Anne Northup|
|09:15-10:30||Panel #1||Mandatory Testing, Component Parts Testing, Certificates of Conformity|
|10:45-12:00||Panel #2||F963 Toy Standards|
|12:00-01:00||Lunch||Marc Schoem: Compliance 101 - The Basics|
|01:00-02:30||Panel #3||International Panel, Moderated by Dean W. Woodard; Speakers from INMETRO (Brazil), AQSIQ (People's Republic of China), and Health Canada|
|02:45-04:00||Panel #4||Navigating the CPSC Import Process: Carol Cave, CPSC; Jeremy Baskin, U.S. Customs and Border Protection|
|04:00-04:05||Closing Comments||Dean W. Woodard|
Additional panels will be available to attendees and will be recorded. These panels will discuss the following topics:
- Flammable Fabrics, Drawstrings, Sleepwear
- Nuances of 6(b)
- Fast Track Process
Following the Safety Academy, we are offering free tours (space is limited) of CPSC's world-class National Product Testing and Evaluation Center in Rockville, MD on Friday morning, Sept. 21, 2012. Please contact Neal Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending.
We look forward to seeing you here, in Bethesda, or online.