November
09, 2017
11:00 To 1:00
Rockville, MD
Joel Recht, Mark Kumagai, Janet Buyer and Matt Brookman Participating in a Teleconference of the Portable Generator Manufacturers Association’s Committees

Date Change - Meeting Previously Scheduled for September 28, 2017

Joel Recht, Mark Kumagai, Janet Buyer, and Matt Brookman (Directorate for Engineering Sciences), will participate in a teleconference of the Portable Generator Manufacturers Association’s (PGMA) technical committee and standards steering committee; 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., to review an updated version of the proposed revisions to the ANSI/PGMA G300 standard, Safety and Performance of Portable Generators, as well as a related document providing the rationale for the proposed revisions.  These revisions are for requirements for CO detection and shutoff systems, which are intended to address the carbon monoxide poisoning hazard associated with portable generators when used in enclosed spaces.  The meeting was requested by PGMA.  For additional information, contact Janet Buyer, jbuyer@cpsc.gov (301) 987-2293.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/30/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/30/17. 

October
31, 2017
9:00 To 5:00
Orlando, FL
Perry Sharpless Meeting with Representatives of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals

Perry Sharpless, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will meeting with representatives of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and other committee members to begin revisions to the APSP standard for safety vacuum release systems (SVRSs).  The meeting was requested by APSP; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Orlando, FL.  For additional information contact Perry Sharpless, (301) 987-2288; email:  psharpless@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/28/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/29/17.

October
24, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the ASTM F15.45 Teleconference on Reviewing Candle Incidents

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the ASTM F15.45 teleconference on reviewing Candle Incidents from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/19/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/19/17. 

Oct 23, 2017
to
Oct 25, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
Long Beach, CA
Shelby Mathis and CPSC Staff attending FDRA Footwear Trade and Distribution Conference

Shelby Mathis, Small Business Ombudsman, and other CPSC Staff will attend and present at the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA)’s Footwear Trade and Distribution Conference; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, CA.  For more information, please contact Shelby Mathis at smathis@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7865. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/31/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/1/17. 

October
20, 2017
2:00 To 3:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Adler and Staff Meeting with Representatives from Underwriters Laboratories (UL)

Commissioner Robert S. Adler and Staff will meet with representatives of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) to discuss confidential information on UL’s work on batteries, as well as to explore potential areas for greater collaboration. Attending from UL will be Clyde Kofman, Senior VP & Chief Operating Officer; Ben Miller, Senior VP & President, Commercial and Industrial; Weifang Zhou, Senior VP & President, Consumer; Don Talka, Senior VP & Chief Engineer; and Sarah Owen, Global Government Affairs Manager. The meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Bethesda Towers, Room 725. (The meeting is closed to the public due the proprietary information that will be discussed.)The meeting was requested by Ms. Owen. For additional information contact Maureen Kentoff at mkentoff@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7731.  Transmitted to the Public Calendar 9/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/22/17. 

Oct 17, 2017
to
Oct 19, 2017
9:00 To 5:00
Las Vegas, NV
Shelby Mathis Attending ABC Kids Expo

Shelby Mathis, Small Business Ombudsman, will attend and present at the All Baby and Child Corporation (ABC)’s Kids Expo; 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.  For more information, please contact Shelby Mathis at smathis@cpsc.gov or 301-504-7865. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 8/31/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/1/17. 

October
10, 2017
9:00 To 11:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the UL 484 Task Group Teleconference on Testing and Simulations of A3 Flammable Refrigerants

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the UL 484 task group teleconference on testing and simulations of A3 flammable refrigerants; 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT.  For more information on this meeting, please contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/1/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/5/17. 

Oct 08, 2017
to
Oct 13, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
New Orleans, LA
Paige Witzen Attending ISO TC38 Meetings for Textiles

Paige Witzen, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, attending ISO TC38 Meetings for Textiles, Sheraton New Orleans, LA; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information contact Paige Witzen, phone: 301-987-2029; email: pwitzen@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/19/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/20/17.  

October
05, 2017
11:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Hope Nesteruk and Other CPSC Staff Participating in a Conference Call with the ASTM F15 Task Group on Bassinet Stability

Hope Nesteruk, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 task group to discuss low to the ground bassinet stability; 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  This conference call was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Hope Nesteruk at hnesteruk@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/25/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/25/17.

October
04, 2017
2:00 To 4:00
San Diego, CA
Jim Joholske and Jason Ng Attending the American Pyrotechnics Association Annual Meeting

Jim Joholske, Office of Import Surveillance and Jason Ng, Office of Compliance and Field Operations attending the American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) Annual Meeting to provide an update on CPSC’s import and compliance programs; 2:30 p.m., Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101.  The meeting was requested by the APA.  For additional information contact Jim Joholske, (301) 504-7527 or Jason Ng, (301) 504-7848.  Transmitted to  the Office of the Secretary 9/21/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 9/21/17.