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
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
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. 

May
12, 2017
9:00 To 11:00
St. Petersburg, FL
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Subcommittee on Candle Products

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 subcommittee on candle products meeting in St. Petersburg, FL from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT.  For more information contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/6/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/6/17. 

May 10, 2017
to
May 11, 2017
12:30 To 5:00
St. Petersburg, FL
Scott Ayers Attending the National Candle Association Conference and Expo

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the National Candle Association Conference and Expo in St. Petersburg, FL Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT and Thursday May 11 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT.  For more information on the this event see the event website (https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/210857/Overview/) or contact Scott Ayers (preferred: sayers@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2030).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/6/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/6/17. 

May
09, 2017
8:00 To 10:00
Chicago, IL
Carol Cave Presenting at a Consumer Product Safety Summit

Carol Cave, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, presenting at a Consumer Product Safety Summit to discuss product safety and best practices for risk preparedness and recall implementation.  The event is being held from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. at the Mid-America Club, 200 East Randolph Drive, 80th Floor, Aon Center, Chicago, IL   60601.  For additional information contact Carol Cave, (301) 504-7677.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/18/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/18/17.