September
21, 2017
8:00 To 1:00
Columbus, OH
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Meeting on Candle Fire Safety

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 meeting on candle fire safety from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EDT in Columbus, OH.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/20/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/20/17.

September
20, 2017
1:00 To 5:00
Columbus, OH
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Meeting on Candle Fire Safety

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 meeting on candle fire safety from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. EDT in Columbus, OH.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/20/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/20/17. 

September
20, 2017
9:00 To 11:00
Columbus, OH
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Meeting on Candle Visible Emissions Test Methods

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 meeting on candle visible emissions test methods from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. EDT in Columbus, OH.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/20/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/20/17. 

July
20, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the NH/VT Carbon Monoxide Alliance Teleconference

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the NH/VT Carbon Monoxide Alliance teleconference from 10:00 a.m.-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 5/18/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 5/18/17.

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. 

July
18, 2017
1:30 To 2:30
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Kaye and Staff Meeting with Representatives from Center of Supply Chain Management Studies and The Toy Association

Commissioner Elliot F. Kaye and his staff are meeting with Don Kornblet of the Center for Supply Chain Management Studies, St. Louis University, Dr. David Pittle, and Alan Kaufman of The Toy Association to discuss a new certification program for safety; 1:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 724.  The meeting was requested by Don Kornblet.  For additional information contact Jonathan Midgett at 301-504-7881 or jmidgett@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/23/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/26/17. 

July
13, 2017
10:00 To 3:00
West Conshohocken, PA
Vince Amodeo and Other CPSC Staff Participating in an ASTM F15.58 Subcommittee Meeting for Powered Scooters

Vince Amodeo, Directorate for Engineering Sciences,  and other CPSC staff will be participating in a meeting with the ASTM F15.58 subcommittee for powered scooters. The subcommittee will be discuss standards for hoverboard safety; 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST., West Conshohocken, PA.  The meeting was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Vince Amodeo, (301) 987-2301 or vamodeo@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/5/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/5/17. 

July
13, 2017
9:00 To 3:00
Washington, DC
Joel Recht, Mark Kumagai, Janet Buyer, and Matthew Brookman Attending PGMA Technical Summit

Joel Recht, Mark Kumagai, Janet Buyer, and Matthew Brookman, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be attending the Portable Generator Manufacturers' Association (PGMA) Technical Summit; 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,  at the Bracewell Law offices at 2001 M Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC.  The purpose of the meeting is to review the latest draft revisions to the ANSI/PGMA G300 Standard “Safety and Performance of Portable Generators” and for PGMA to provide all attendees with rationale behind the technology PGMA expects will be used to address the risks associated with CO emissions from use of portable generators in enclosed or partially enclosed areas.  The meeting was requested by the PGMA.  For additional information about the summit, contact Susan Orenga, Executive Director, PGMA, sorenga@thomasamc.com, 216-241-7333, ext. 7745. CPSC’s contact is Janet Buyer, JBuyer@cpsc.gov, 301-987-2293. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/20/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/20/17. 

July
13, 2017
8:30 To 4:30
Cleveland, OH
Ronald Jordan Participating in a Meeting of the ANSI/CSA Cross-Functional Working Group on Carbon Monoxide Sensors in Gas Appliances

Ronald A. Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a meeting of the ANSI/CSA Cross-Functional Working Group on Carbon Monoxide Sensors in Gas Appliances. 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; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., CSA Group, 8501 E. Pleasant Valley Rd., Cleveland, Ohio 44131.  The meeting was requested by CSA Group. For more information contact Ronald Jordan, (301) 987-2219. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/27/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/28/17. 

July
11, 2017
1:00 To 3:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending ASTM F15.10 Teleconference on Portable Gasoline Containers

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.10 teleconference considering an alternate test procedure for flame mitigation devices on portable gasoline containers on from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EDT.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 6/20/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 6/20/17.