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Wednesday, February 27 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Breakout #11: Policymakers' Perspective on Product Safety

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Current and former Congressional staff and stakeholders will discuss historical, current and possible future Congressional perspectives and action on CPSC. What are the lessons learned in previous Congressional reviews of the Commission and its statutory authorities which might foreshadow future Hill activity? How does working on the Hill and then at CPSC or in the private sector change one's perspectives about CPSC and product safety policy?

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Charles A. Samuels

Partner, Mintz
Chuck Samuels is an antitrust and regulatory lawyer who devotes a significant portion of his practice to assisting clients with consumer product safety and environmental regulations. He serves as general counsel to numerous trade associations. For the Association of Home Appliance... Read More →

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Christopher Day

Democratic Deputy Staff Director, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Christopher Day is the Democratic Deputy Staff Director for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  Prior to that, Mr. Day served as Deputy Legislative Director in the Office of U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, where he handled all of the Senator's non-transportation... Read More →
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Lisa Goldman

Senior Counsel, House Energy & Commerce Committee
Lisa Goldman is Senior Counsel for the Majority Staff of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy & Commerce Committee. Her work focuses on product safety, emerging technology, auto safety, and general consumer protection. Before coming to work in the... Read More →
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Jana Fong-Swamidoss

Senior Counsel to Commissioner Elliot Kaye, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Jana Fong-Swamidoss is Chief Counsel to Commissioner Elliot F. Kaye of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).  From September 2014 to February 2017, she also served as Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel to Commissioner Kaye during his tenure as Chairman of the CPSC.  Ms... Read More →
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Paul Nagle

Former Senate Commerce Committee, Alibaba
Mr. Nagle is a Director of International Government Affairs for Alibaba Group. Product safety is one of the many important issues that Mr. Nagle focuses on for Alibaba Group, with other issues including foreign investment, export controls, data security and privacy, as well as fintech... Read More →

Wednesday February 27, 2019 3:15pm - 4:15pm EST
Grand Ballroom South