July
19, 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 meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (preferred: scottayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/26/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/26/17. 

Jun 12, 2017
to
Jun 15, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
Toronto, Canada
Andrew Lock Participating in the ASTM International E05 Voluntary Standards Meetings on Flammability

Dr. Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, participating in ASTM International E05 voluntary standards meetings on flammability to discuss voluntary standards development for flammability; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sheraton Toronto Centre, 123 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON M5H 2M9, Canada.  For additional information contact Andrew Lock, (301) 987-2099, alock@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/7/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/7/17. 

Jun 04, 2017
to
Jun 07, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
Boston, MA
Andrew Lock and Other CPSC Staff Attending the NFPA Annual Conference and Expo

Dr. Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff attending the NFPA Annual Conference and Expo for educational sessions on Flammability and related topics; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., The Boston Convention Center, 415 Summer St., Boston, MA.  For additional information contact Andrew Lock, (301) 987-2099, alock@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/7/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/7/17. 

June
02, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Teleconference on Updating F2417 Candle Fire Safety Standard and F2601 Candle Accessory Standard

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on updating F2417, the candle fire safety standard and F2601, the candle accessory standard from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 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 4/28/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/28/17. 

June
01, 2017
1:00 To 3:30
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.72 Task Group Meetings on Requirements for Portable Fireplaces

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.72 task group meetings on requirements for portable fireplaces; 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EDT.  For more information on these meeting meetings, please contact Scott Ayers (preferred:  sayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/13/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/13/17. 

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. 

May
16, 2017
10:30 To 11:30
Rockville, MD
Joanna Matheson Participating in a US Technical Advisory Group (US TAG) to ISO/TC 229 Work Group #2 Call

Joanna Matheson, Directorate for Health Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a  call with the US TAG to ISO/TC 229 WG 2 Members; 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  The US TAG working group #2 is meeting to discuss the current work items in advance of the upcoming ISO/TC 229 JWG 2 Interim Meetings in Tokyo.  The US TAG WG 2 Chair Dr. Angela Hight Walker requested this web meeting.  For additional information contact Joanna Matheson at jmatheson@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2564.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/27/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/28/17. 

May
16, 2017
9:30 To 5:00
Rockville, MD
Hope Nesteruk and Other CPSC Staff Meeting with the ASTM Task Group on Gate Testing

Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be meeting with the ASTM task group on Gate Testing to explore test methods for gates, and the push out test in particular; 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., NPTEC – 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD.  The meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Hope Nesteruk at hnesteruk@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/18/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/18/17. 

May
16, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
Shenzhen, China
Lithium-Ion Batteries in Consumer Products – Safety Training for Designers and Manufacturers

CPSC staff, in cooperation with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), UL Standards, and the International Federation of Inspection Agencies, will conduct a training seminar for lithium-ion battery manufacturers, product developers, and designers in Shenzhen, China.  CPSC’s  Douglas Lee, Battery Project Manager; Steve Williams, China Program Manager;  Jake Miller, Embassy Beijing Product Safety Attaché; and Lily Li, Regional Product Safety Specialist, will represent the CPSC at the one-day, free international seminar focusing on the safe application of lithium-ion batteries in consumer products.  The seminar will take place at the J.W. Marriott Hotel Bao’An, Shenzhen, China, 8:00am – 5:05pm, and will include a discussion of industry consensus requirements and testing, and consideration of safety as priority in innovative design.  Registration is required.  To register or for information, contact Ms. Liu Xiangning, liuxiangning@ccpit.org or Steve Williams at sawilliams@cpsc.gov .  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/20/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/20/17.