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
3:30 To 4:30
Bethesda, MD
Foreign Language Resource Webinar

CPSC’s Office of International Programs will provide an overview of CPSC foreign language resources regarding consumer product safety policy and safety requirements.  Session will include an overview of U.S. CPSC training and outreach international activities, especially in China, Mexico, and Vietnam, a demonstration of where to find the information,  and a Question and Answer Session.  Participants can view on December 14, 2:30 pm at https://www.cpsc.gov/live or view the session  recording on the website afterward.   Contact:  Steve Williams, International Program Manager,  sawilliams@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/5/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/6/16. 

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
14, 2016
10:00 To 11:00
Rockville, MD
Andrew Lock and Rik Khanna Participating in the National Fire Protection Association 277 Upholstered Furniture Main Task Group

Dr. Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and Rik Khanna, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, participating in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 277 Upholstered Furniture Main Task Group teleconference to discuss voluntary standards development for upholstered furniture; 10:00 a.m. EST.  The call-in information is 1-855-747-8824; Passcode:  533726.  For additional information contact Andrew Lock, (301) 987-2099 or alock@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/6/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/6/16. 

December
12, 2016
4:00 To 5:00
Bethesda, MD
Julia Richardson and Aaron Hernandez Meeting with Procter and Gamble

Julia Richardson and Aaron Hernandez, Office of Legislative Affairs,  are meeting with Rob Seidman, Glover Park Group, and Sean Broderick, Procter and Gamble.   The meeting is to discuss liquid laundry packets.  3:00 PM-4:00 PM, Room 800, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Seidman.  For additional information please contact Julia Richardson at (301) 504-7853.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 12/5/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 12/6/16. 

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.