October
31, 2017
9:00 To 5:00
Orlando, FL
Perry Sharpless Meeting with Representatives of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals

Perry Sharpless, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will meeting with representatives of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and other committee members to begin revisions to the APSP standard for safety vacuum release systems (SVRSs).  The meeting was requested by APSP; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Orlando, FL.  For additional information contact Perry Sharpless, (301) 987-2288; email:  psharpless@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/28/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/29/17.

October
24, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Teleconference on Reviewing Candle Incidents

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on reviewing Candle Incidents from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/19/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/19/17. 

Oct 23, 2017
to
Oct 25, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
Long Beach, CA
Shelby Mathis and CPSC Staff attending FDRA Footwear Trade and Distribution Conference

Shelby Mathis, Small Business Ombudsman, and other CPSC Staff will attend and present at the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA)’s Footwear Trade and Distribution Conference; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, CA.  For more information, please contact Shelby Mathis at smathis@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7865. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/31/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/1/17. 

Oct 17, 2017
to
Oct 19, 2017
9:00 To 5:00
Las Vegas, NV
Shelby Mathis Attending ABC Kids Expo

Shelby Mathis, Small Business Ombudsman, will attend and present at the All Baby and Child Corporation (ABC)’s Kids Expo; 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.  For more information, please contact Shelby Mathis at smathis@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7865. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/31/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/1/17. 

October
10, 2017
9:00 To 11:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the UL 484 Task Group Teleconference on Testing and Simulations of A3 Flammable Refrigerants

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the UL 484 task group teleconference on testing and simulations of A3 flammable refrigerants; 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/1/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/5/17. 

Oct 08, 2017
to
Oct 13, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
New Orleans, LA
Paige Witzen Attending ISO TC38 Meetings for Textiles

Paige Witzen, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, attending ISO TC38 Meetings for Textiles, Sheraton New Orleans, LA; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information contact Paige Witzen, phone: 301-987-2029; email: pwitzen@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/19/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/20/17.  

October
02, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
Dallas, TX
Shelby Mathis Attending Women In Toys Empowerment Day

Shelby Mathis, Small Business Ombudsman, will attend and serve as a panelist at the Women In Toys Empowerment Day; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Central Time, at Dallas Market Center in Dallas, TX.  For more information, please contact Shelby Mathis at smathis@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7865.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/31/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/1/17. 

September
28, 2017
11:00 To 1:00
Rockville, MD
Joel Recht, Mark Kumagai, Janet Buyer and Matt Brookman Participating in a Teleconference of the Portable Generator Manufacturers Association’s Committees

Joel Recht, Mark Kumagai, Janet Buyer, and Matt Brookman (Directorate for Engineering Sciences), will participate in a teleconference of the Portable Generator Manufacturers Association’s (PGMA) technical committee and standards steering committee; 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., to review an updated version of the proposed revisions to the ANSI/PGMA G300 standard, Safety and Performance of Portable Generators, as well as a related document providing the rationale for the proposed revisions.  These revisions are for requirements for CO detection and shutoff systems, which are intended to address the carbon monoxide poisoning hazard associated with portable generators when used in enclosed spaces.  The meeting was requested by PGMA.  For additional information, contact Janet Buyer, jbuyer@cpsc.gov (301) 987-2293.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/30/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/30/17. 

September
22, 2017
9:00 To 10:00
Rockville, MD
Yeon Seok Kim Participating in a Teleconference of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 2157 High Speed Spin Cycle Task Group

Yeon Seok Kim, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in a teleconference of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 2157 High Speed Spin Cycle Task Group to discuss the development of proposed test requirements to address the mechanical integrity of high-speed clothes washing machines during high speed spin cycles; 9:00 AM.  The meeting is being organized by the task group chair.  For additional information, contact Yeon Seok Kim, (301) 987-2258; email: ykim@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/18/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/18/17. 

September
21, 2017
2:00 To 3:00
Rockville, MD
Ronald Jordan Participating in a Conference Call/Webex Meeting of the ANSI/CSA Cross-Functional Working Group on Carbon Monoxide Sensors in Gas Appliances

Ronald A. Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will participate via conference call/webex in a meeting of the ANSI/CSA Cross-Functional Working Group on Carbon Monoxide Sensors in Gas Appliances; 2:00 pm, Room 151-04, CPSC, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850. The purpose of the working group is to evaluate the potential of incorporating sensing devices into the combustion chambers, heat exchangers or flue passageways of vented gas appliances and (directly or indirectly) measuring carbon monoxide (CO) and initiating an appropriate automatic response to CO levels that exceed a specified threshold. This working group was established in response to CPSC staff’s 2015 CO shutoff/response proposal for gas furnaces, boilers, and floor and wall furnaces covered by ANSI Z21.47, ANSI Z21.13, and ANSI Z21.86. The meeting was requested by CSA and is an open meeting. For meeting information contact Lorraine McCourt, CSA Group (216) 524-4990 or Ronald Jordan, CPSC, (301) 987-2219.  (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/18/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/18/17.