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. 

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. 

September
14, 2017
10:00 To 12:00
Rockville, MD
Scott Ayers Attending the Carbon Monoxide Alliance of New Hampshire and Vermont Teleconference

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will attend the Carbon Monoxide Alliance of New Hampshire and Vermont teleconference from 10:00 a.m. until 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 8/11/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/11/17. 

September
13, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
Hongqiao, China
U.S. Mattress and Furniture Safety Requirements – Training for Designers and Manufacturers

CPSC staff will train on mattress and furniture safety requirements at the China International Furniture Fair, National Exhibition & Convention Center, Shanghai- Hongqiao, China. Content will focus on designing, testing and manufacturing mattresses and furniture that meet regulations for fire and chemical safety, as well as children’s products. Sessions will run periodically during the day and topics will vary.  No registration is required for this free training although attendees will need to arrange their own access to the trade fair. 

See http://www.ciff-sh.com/index.php?s=/Pc/Index/index/sid/9.html  for information about fair tickets. This announcement will be updated with exact times and locations of training sessions at the fair.  For more information, contact: Ms. Sydney Lucia, slucia@cpsc.gov

September
12, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
Guangzhou, China
Design for Safety: Preventing Mechanical Hazards for Designers and Manufacturers

CPSC staff will conduct a training seminar on designing consumer products to prevent mechanical hazards. The target audience includes designers, manufacturers, and testing professionals who deal with consumer products.  Government and industry experts will discuss common mistakes and identify areas for more careful consideration. The free, one-day seminar will take place in Guangzhou, China, 8:00am-5:00pm. On-line registration will be required. This announcement will be updated with exact location of training and registration information.  For or more information, contact: Ms. Sydney Lucia, slucia@cpsc.gov

September
11, 2017
8:00 To 5:00
Guangzhou, China
Laboratory Testing of Children’s Products – Forum and training for laboratories (and prospective participants) in the CPCS’s Third Party Testing Program

CPSC staff will conduct a testing industry forum and training day on conformity assessment of children’s products.  The event is open to laboratories participating in the CPSC’s Third Party Testing Program, as well as laboratories interested in applying to the program. An interactive format will allow for feedback from the testing industry based on its experience with conformity assessment to CPSC requirements and staff will take specific questions from attendees. Staff will provide training on critical areas of testing and cover accreditation issues that are of special concern to the CPSC.  The one-day, free program will take place in Guangzhou, China, 8:00am-5:00pm. On-line registration will be required. This announcement will be updated with exact location of training and registration information.  For or more information, contact: Ms. Sydney Lucia, slucia@cpsc.gov

August
24, 2017
4:00 To 5:00
Bethesda, MD
Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Remington A. Gregg from Public Citizen

Commissioner Marietta Robinson; Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel; Boaz Green, Senior Counsel; Dottie Yahr, Policy Advisor, meeting with Remington A. Gregg, Counsel for Civil Justice and Consumer Rights, Public Citizen, as part of an introductory meeting and to further discuss Public Citizen’s priorities that were presented at the 2018-19 Agenda and Priorities Hearing; 4:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by Remington A. Gregg.  For additional information contact Dottie Yahr at dyahr@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/27/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/27/17. 

August
24, 2017
2:00 To 4:00
Rockville, MD
Carlos Torres, Hope Nesteruk, and Lawrence Mella and other CPSC Staff Participating in a Conference Call with the ASTM F15 Task Group Regarding Gates

Carlos Torres, Hope Nesteruk, and Lawrence Mella, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call with the ASTM F15 task group regarding gates to discuss the push out test; 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 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 8/14/17.  Posted in the Public Calendar 8/14/17.