January
26, 2017
1:30 To 3:00
Bethesda, MD
CPSC, Health Canada and PROFECO Hosting Trilateral Webinar on Textile Compliance

(This meeting was previously scheduled for November 16, 2016.)

Staff from the U.S. CPSC, Health Canada, and PROFECO are jointly hosting a trilateral webinar to provide industry stakeholders—including manufacturers, importers, and exporters of general clothing, sleepwear, and textile products—with an overview of the relevant product safety requirements in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The webinar will start at 1:30 p.m. and last approximately 90 minutes. Presenting will be William Cusey, Acting Small Business Ombudsman, CPSC; Cristina Micali from the Consumer Product Safety Directorate, Health Canada; and Agustin Adame, Director of Physical and Technological Investigations, PROFECO. Pre-register for the webinar here.  (Space is limited.)  Registrants will receive log-in information for the call via e-mail after registering. For additional information contact, Will Cusey at (301) 504-7833. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/27/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/28/16.

January
12, 2017
11:00 To 12:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with Fire Safety Representatives

Commissioner Robert Adler and staff meeting with: Donald Lucas (PhD, Lawrence Berkeley national Laboratory); Matthew Vinci and Pat Morrison (International Association of Fire Fighters); and Dave Panning (Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association, to discuss fire safety standards for furniture, flame retardant, and the NFPA 277 process. The meeting will begin at 11:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725. The meeting was requested by Anna Soehl with the Green Science Policy Institute. For additional information contact Maureen Kentoff, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7731 or mkentoff@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/30/16. Posted in the Public Calendar 11/30/16.

December
16, 2016
10:00 To 11:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM Teleconference on Child Resistance on Gasoline Containers

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM teleconference to discuss requirements for Child Resistance on gasoline containers from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. EST.
For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (301-987-2030, sayers@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/30/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/30/16. 

December
15, 2016
1:00 To 2:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with Representatives from Robson Forensic

Commissioner Robert Adler and Staff meeting with representatives from Robson Forensic:  Maria Bella, Drowning Prevention Expert with Robson Forensic, and Pamela Gilbert, Partner with Cuneo, Gilbert & LaDuca, to discuss a new system that can help minimize drowning incidents that occur when lifeguards are present; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Lee.  For additional information contact Maureen Kentoff, Executive Research Assistant at mkentoff@cpsc.gov or (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/21/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/22/16. 

December
14, 2016
1:30 To 3:00
Rockville, MD
Janet Buyer and Matthew Brookman Participating in a Teleconference Meeting of the CO Task Group for UL 2201, Portable Engine Generator Assemblies

Janet Buyer, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and Matthew Brookman, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will be participating in a teleconference meeting of the CO Task Group for UL 2201, Portable Engine Generator Assemblies; 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EST.  For additional information contact Janet Buyer, jbuyer@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2293.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/23/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/29/16. 

December
14, 2016
11:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Hope Nesteruk and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with the Bassinet Warnings Task Group Via Conference Call

Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be meeting with the Bassinet Warnings task group at 11:00 a.m. via conference call. The meeting was requested by the ASTM. For additional information, please contact Hope Nesteruk, hnesteruk@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/23/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/29/16.

December
12, 2016
1:00 To 2:00
Rockville, MD
Han Lim Participating in a Teleconference Meeting with Members of the American National Standards Institute

Han Lim, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, participating in a teleconference with members of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z21.1 (Household Cooking Gas Appliances) and Z21.20 (Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use) to discuss possible changes to applicable standards that may address issues involving electronic control panels on gas range ovens such as overheating electronic components, ovens turning on by themselves, and loss of temperature control. This teleconference will be a continuation of the November 17, 2016 teleconference; 1:00 pm ET; The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) will facilitate the discussions for this teleconference. For additional information, contact Han Lim,(301) 987-2327; e-mail: hlim@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/23/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 1129/16. 

December
12, 2016
12:00 To 1:00
Rockville, MD
Celestine Kish Participating in an ASTM Task Group Conference Call Regarding Bouncer Seats

Celestine Kish, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 task group regarding bouncer seats; 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.  The task group will be discussing bouncer seat weight requirements.  This conference call was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Celestine Kish at ckish@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2547.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/1/2016.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/1/16. 

December
08, 2016
10:00 To 11:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the Carbon Monoxide Awareness and Prevention Alliance Monthly Meeting

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the Carbon Monoxide Awareness and Prevention Alliance monthly meeting via teleconference at 10:00am EST.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov, 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/1/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/1/16. 

December
08, 2016
9:00 To 1:00
Washington, DC
Rana Balci-Sinha and Other CPSC Staff Attending the Window Covering Manufacturers Association Standard Steering Committee Meeting

Rana Balci-Sinha, Directorate for Engineering Sciences and other staff attending the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) Standard Steering Committee meeting; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST at Bracewell, 2001 M Street, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC, 20036-3310. For additional Information contact Rana Balci-Sinha at rbalcisinha@cpsc.gov or(301) 987-2584.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 11/29/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 11/30/16.