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CBER Participation in CBER Liaison and Roundtable Meetings with Industry

Description: CBER holds recurring liaison and roundtable meetings with outside organization to provide an opportunity to discuss topics of mutual interest and for outside concerns to be expressed, as well as to provide information on CBER’s operations. OCOD serves in a coordinating role by scheduling and documenting liaison and roundtable meetings with industry, trade associations and consumer organizations. This key project will be to evaluate these meetings and determine what, if any, changes need to be made to the program.

Briefing Status: Completed

Prior Briefing Status: DELAYED

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

A. Contact CBER Program Offices to identify the organizations for liaison and roundtable meetings each plans to support during the calendar year.


Completed 1/15/2012

B. Develop survey to solicit feedback from CBER Program Offices regarding the liaison/roundtable meeting program.


Completed 9/15/2012

C. Processing of liaison meeting requests: Capture the number of internal pre-meetings and external liaison/roundtable meetings scheduled during the quarters: 4/5/2012 (1), 7/5/2012, 10/5/2012, and 1/5/2013


Completed 1/30/2013

D. Upon completion of liaison/roundtable meetings for the calendar year, administer survey to CBER Program Offices regarding resources spent, time, value of meeting discussions.


Completed 6/14/2013

E. Evaluate survey results and prepare report for CBER Office Directors with recommendations for potential changes to program (2).


Completed 7/18/2014

F. Program or SOPP revisions based on evaluations results (2).


Completed 1/15/2015


  • (1) There have been 3 internal pre-meetings and 0 external liaison/roundtable meetings during the first quarter of calendar year 2012.
  • (2) The date for milestone F was adjusted as the due date for milestones D and E were missed.The milestone status reflects the current reporting quarter’s status. If a milestone is missed, the milestone will remain delayed until the milestone is completed.

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.


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