May
25, 2017
9:00 To 4:00
Quincy, MA
Andrew Lock and Other CPSC Staff Participating in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 277 Upholstered Furniture Secondary Task Group

Dr. Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff listening to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 277 Upholstered Furniture Secondary Task Group meeting to monitor voluntary standards development for upholstered furniture; 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., NFPA Headquarters, One Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02169.  For additional information contact Andrew Lock, (301) 987-2099, alock@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/20/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/20/17. 

May
18, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the Carbon Monoxide Alliance Teleconference

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the Carbon Monoxide Alliance teleconference from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/23/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/23/17. 

April
26, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Teleconference on Candle Fire Safety Incidents

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on Candle Fire Safety Incidents from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT.  For more information on this teleconference please contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/25/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1/25/17.

April
25, 2017
1:00 To 2:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with Promotional Products Association International (PPAI)

Commissioner Robert S. Adler and staff meeting with representatives from the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) to discuss how PPAI can work cooperatively with CPSC to promote product safety and product safety education.  Attending will be Rick Brenner, President of ICPHSO; Anne Stone, Director of Public Affairs for PPAI; and Paul Bellantone, CEO of PPAI.  The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 725.  The meeting was requested by Rick Brenner. For additional information contact Maureen Kentoff at mkentoff@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7731. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/14/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/15/17.

April
24, 2017
9:00 To 5:00
Washington, DC
Scott Ayers Attending the UL484 Task Group Meeting on Flammable Charge Size in Room Air Conditioners

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the UL484 Task Group Meeting on Flammable Charge Size in Room Air Conditioners from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT at UL offices in Washington, DC.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov, 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/8/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/9/17. 

April
20, 2017
2:00 To 4:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the Z21/CSA Joint Technical Subcommittee on Standards for Outdoor Cooking & Illuminating Gas Appliances Meeting

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the Z21/CSA Joint Technical Subcommittee on Standards for Outdoor Cooking & Illuminating Gas Appliances meeting from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/15/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/15/17. 

April
20, 2017
11:00 To 12:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with Representatives for Dream On Me

Commissioner Robert S. Adler and staff meeting with representatives of Dream On Me – manufacturers of supplemental mattresses used in mesh-sided play yards. Attending will be Mark Serure, Principal at Dream On Me; Morris Srour, Production Manager at Dream On Me; Shareza Bachus, Compliance Officer at Dream On Me; and Alan H. Schoem, Product Safety Attorney.  The purpose is to discuss the pending petition for the ban on supplemental mattresses for play yards with non-rigid sides.  The meeting will begin at 11:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 725.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Schoem.  For additional information contact Maureen Kentoff at mkentoff@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/16/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/16/17.  

April
19, 2017
10:00 To 11:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Mohorovic and Staff Meeting with Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association

(This meeting was previously scheduled for March 23, 2017)

Commissioner Joseph P. Mohorovic, Special Assistant Bryce Dustman, and Executive/Research Assistant Ryan Radford meeting with Danielle Iverson, Director, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs of the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA), to discuss JPMA's Baby Show and ways JPMA can work closer with the CPSC to ensure continued success on product safety issues affecting the juvenile product industry. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 722. The meeting was requested by Danielle Iverson. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/13/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/13/17.

April
13, 2017
1:00 To 2:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.72 Teleconference on Portable Fireplaces

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.72 teleconference on Portable Fireplaces from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/23/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/23/17.

April
04, 2017
8:00 To 9:30
New Orleans, LA
Jim Joholske Attending the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America

Jim Joholske, Office of Import Surveillance, attending the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) Annual Conference to provide an update on CPSC’s import program, including the alpha eFiling pilot to collect targeting/enforcement data.  The meeting is being held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 at  8:00 a.m.  The meeting was requested by NCBFAA.  For additional information contact Jim Joholske, (301) 504-7527.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 3/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 3/21/17.