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Displaying events from January 01, 2011 To December 30, 2011

Is Smell a Quantum Phenomenon?
January 7, 2011

Our sense of smell is extraordinarily good at molecular recognition: we can identify tens of thousands of odorants unerringly over a wide … more

ICOSSE '11 - 2nd International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering
January 9-13, 2011

The purpose of the Congress is to provide a common platform for practitioners of various physical and ecological sciences, engineering fields, … more

Extreme Manufacturing – What are the technology needs for long-term US Manufacturing Competitiveness?
January 11-12, 2011

NIST in partnership with DARPA, NSF and NASA is seeking to identify the new, long-term technology advances needed to make future US manufacturing … more

January 13 & 14, 2011 TGDC Meeting
January 13-14, 2011

Public meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee. Topics to be discussed: UOCAVA Auditability Usability and Accessibility NOTE: … more

Quantum Money
January 21, 2011

Money, either in the form of bills or information on a computer, should be impossible to copy and also should be verifiable as good money when … more

Roundtable on Federal Government Engagement in Standards
January 25, 2011

Achieving national priorities—the Smart Grid, electronic health records, cyber security, cloud computing, emergency communications—depends upon … more

Complexity and Chaos in Medieval Cartography
February 11, 2011

The source of the peculiar accuracy of certain medieval maps known as Portolan charts has been a mystery that has stumped scholars for hundreds of … more

Biomarkers & Personalized Medicine Research and Diagnostics
February 25, 2011

SomaLogic is working to find biomarkers for human disease (in blood or other matrices) and to quantify thousands of proteins at a time using small … more

ITS-90 Fixed Point Cell Mini-Workshops
February 28-March 4, 2011

Description The ITS-90 Fixed-Point Cell Mini-Workshop is scheduled to be given at the NIST Platinum Resistance Thermometry Laboratory during the … more

The New Steel? Enabling the Carbon Nanomaterials Revolution: Markets, Metrology, Safety, and Scale-up
February 28-March 1, 2011

Adding nanostructured forms of carbon to many host materials can dramatically enhance the resulting composite mechanical, thermal, and electronic … more

ANSI/NIST-ITL Standard 2011 Workshop
March 1-3, 2011

 A second draft draft of ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011 now available, which includes changes based on comments rece more

Big Data, New Physics and Geospatial Super-Food
March 11, 2011

As large collections of data come together, some very exciting and somewhat unexpected things happen.  As data grow, the quality of predictions … more

Aerosol Metrology for Climate Workshop
March 14-15, 2011

A copy of the final workshop report is available. more

NIST Seminar - Balance Calibration and Use in an Analytical Environment
March 14-15, 2011

This NIST Seminar will discuss the sources of weighing errors in analytical environments, methodologies for quantifying the errors, and … more

NIST Seminar - Selection, Calibration, and Use of Contact Thermometers
March 14-16, 2011

In this seminar, we will discuss contact thermometers commonly used in industry for applications that use platinum resistance thermometers, … more

NIST Seminar - Preparing Your Lab for 17025 Accreditation
March 14-15, 2011

Achieving laboratory accreditation can seemingly take a long time and is a lot of work. What should a laboratory do to prepare for an initial … more

NIST Seminar - Hands-on Workshop on Estimating and Reporting Measurement Uncertainty
March 14-16, 2011

This workshop on uncertainty estimation will describe the statistical framework and methods needed to develop uncertainty statements based on the … more

24th Annual FISSEA Conference - 2011
March 15-17, 2011

Who Should Attend: Individuals from government, industry, and academia who are involved with information systems/cybersecurity workforce … more

Measurement Science Roadmap for Workability of Cementitious Materials
March 18, 2011

Goal: Identify/prioritize the measurement science needs for assessment and optimization of placement and consolidation of fresh cementitious … more

Workshops on GCC Progress Toward Creating a Single Market - Focus on Electrical Safety, Product Safety, and Toys
March 21-24, 2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, Global Standards Group, announces two workshops coordinated through the NIST Standards in … more

WBT Innovation Marketplace
March 21-23, 2011

The nation's premier event showcasing the largest collection of vetted and mentored companies and technologies emanating from top universities, … more

Continuous Monitoring Workshop
March 21, 2011

The purpose of the Continuous Monitoring Architecture Workshop is to discuss a proposed technical architecture that may be used by industry to … more

Security Automation Developer Days – Spring 2011
March 22-25, 2011

The Security Automation Developer Days Conference consists of a series of interactive discussions focusing on advancing existing and emerging … more

Recombinant Proteins in Milk A Bioreactor That Eats Hay
March 25, 2011

The mammary gland has exceptional capacity for secretion.  To harness this ability, a milk specific promoter is used to direct expression of … more

NIST Fundamentals of Uncertainty Analysis Short Course
March 29-31, 2011

The NIST Fundamentals of Uncertainty Analysis Short Course is offered once a year and covers the propagation of measurement uncertainty using the … more

Workshop on Long-term Preservation and Management of Electronic Health Records
April 5-6, 2011

 The expected outcomes of the workshop include: Understand the current landscape on EHRs Survey current practices and identify best strategies to … more

Identity and Trust on the Internet (IDtrust) Symposium 2011
April 6-7, 2011

IDtrust is devoted to research and deployment experience related to making good security decisions based on identity information, especially when … more

International Conference on Special Functions in the 21st Century: Theory and Applications
April 6-8, 2011

The conference will provide a forum for the exchange of expertise, experience and insights among world leaders in the subject of special … more

Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop III
April 7-8, 2011

The purpose of this event, Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop III, is to elaborate on the progress of the NIST U.S. Government (USG) Cloud … more

Diagnostics for Bone Disease Taking the High Road or the Low Road to Standardization
April 8, 2011

Each year the incidence of osteoporosis-related fractures in women is greater than the incidence of heart attacks, strokes, and breast cancer … more

National SBIR/STTR Spring Conference
April 10-13, 2011

At this conference you will learn about key facets of the federal SBIR/STTR (Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology … more

Energy Technology Partnership Forum
April 13, 2011

In this broad and dynamic field of energy technology, meet researchers from federal agencies/labs, academia, economic development organizations … more

Draft FIPS 201-2 Workshop
April 18-19, 2011

NIST is hosting a public workshop on the Draft Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 201-2. The purpose of the workshop is to exchange … more

Ontology Summit 2011: Making the Case for Ontology
April 18-19, 2011

While the field of ontology, in the information science sense, has blossomed since the late 1980s, the use of ontology in commercial applications … more

Technical Data Package Standards Development Summit
April 19-21, 2011

Provide updates on recent developments in supply chain integration, develop requirements for technical data package standards, and review the … more

NVLAP Public Workshop on Health Information Technology
April 26, 2011

The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) will hold a public workshop on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at the Marriott Hotel, … more

The Polyvalent Gold Nanoparticle Conjugate Material Synthesis, Biodiagnostics, and Intracellular Gene Regulations
April 29, 2011

Over the past decade we have developed methods for modifying nanoparticles with oligonucleotides and explored how they can be used as designer … more

Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) National Meeting
May 2-5, 2011

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) is the nationwide network of federal laboratories that provides the forum to … more

Measurements for Complex Fluids Formulation: A NIST/UK Dialogue
May 3, 2011

An international dialogue on state-of-the-art measurement methods and emerging needs in the formulation and manufacture of complex fluids. more

Mine Communications Interoperability Workshop
May 12-13, 2011

Mine operators are starting to deploy MSHA-approved communications and electronic tracking systems to satisfy requirements of the MINER Act. … more

NIST's New Science and Engineering Research Tool DLMF
May 13, 2011

Mathematics is the universal language of science and engineering but has yet to develop a universally-accepted method of presentation on the World … more

Manufacturing Innovations 2011
May 14-18, 2011

Every year over 700 manufacturers, industry experts and MEP field staff join together to learn and connect, bringing the experience back to their … more

The Avogadro Project A 25 Year Quest
May 20, 2011

The Avogadro constant is an important input parameter for the international effort to redefine the kilogram on the basis of a fundamental physical … more

TECHSTORM
June 2, 2011

A national event exclusively focused on matching innovative technologies developed at universities and federal labs with entrepreneurs and … more

2011 NIST Workshop on Neutron Measurements to Advance the Manufacture of Soft Materials
June 2-3, 2011

To identify critical challenges facing manufacturers of soft materials that are best addressed through development and application of … more

A Community-Building Workshop: Measuring, Evaluating and Improving the Usability of Electronic Health Records
June 7, 2011

The purpose of the workshop is to establish an open forum for all stakeholders, including Industry, Academia, Government and Healthcare Providers … more

Homeland Security Modeling and Simulation Workshop
June 14-15, 2011

This workshop is a joint effort of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The … more

1st Invitational Workshop: Body Area Network Technology and Applications
June 19-20, 2011

In the past decade, wireless sensor networks have emerged as one of the industries showing great potential to stimulate the US economy. One of the … more

NIST Exhibits at 15th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference 2011
June 21-23, 2011

From fundamental research to practical applications and commercialization—you will find it here at the premier meeting place for green chemistry … more

7th International Dendrimer Symposium (IDS7)
June 26-July 1, 2011

The symposia focuses on the scientific research, latest developments in technology, synthesis, characterization and applications. The meeting … more

National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Privacy Workshop
June 27-28, 2011

(1) Objectives of Privacy Workshop This workshop will discuss the privacy-enhancing objectives of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in … more

NIST Exhibits at 2011 BIO International Convention
June 28-30, 2011

The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key … more

Webinar - Verifying Proper Design of AZT
June 29, 2011

Learning Objectives This 2-hour webinar is being made available not only to teach how to properly test an AZT feature, but also to demonstrate … more

96th National Conference on Weights and Measures
July 17-21, 2011

The National Conference on Weights and Measures, Inc. is a standards development organization for weights and measures regulatory agencies of the … more

ITL and Computer Security Division Hosts a Booth at the FOSE 2011 Conference and Exposition
July 19-21, 2011

The IT Laboratory oversees a research program designed to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by developing and disseminating … more

July 26 & 27, 2011 TGDC Meeting
July 26-27, 2011

Public Meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee. Topics to be discussed: UOCAVA Common Data Format Usability and Accessibility … more

Graphene Materials in the Flatland
July 26, 2011

Image 1 credit: Courtesy of U. Montan / Images 2 & 3 provided by speaker   The 2-dimensional material called graphene remained undiscovered … more

IFIP Working Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in Scientific Computing
August 1-4, 2011

Computing has become an indispensable component of modern science and engineering research. As has been repeatedly observed and documented, … more

Webinar - Software Verification & Validation [1200]
August 4, 2011

Webinar - Software Verification & Validation [1200] At the end of (or during) this session, using notes and reference materials, you will be … more

IEEE Nano 2011 Conference - August 15-20, 2011
August 15-19, 2011

The IEEE NANO 2011 Conference will be held in Portland, Oregon at the Portland Marriott Waterfront Downtown on Monday, August 15, 2011 through … more

NCSL Symposium
August 21-25, 2011

To band together to address common needs – and to demonstrate the value and impact of accurate and traceable measurement results.  more

Dioxin 2011
August 21-25, 2011

An interdisciplinary forum for communicating scientific advances and emerging issues in a friendly atmosphere. more

American Chemical Society (ACS)
August 28-September 1, 2011

Air and water mediate chemistry on Earth. And with countless planets orbiting distant stars, it makes you wonder what chemistries control their … more

Innovating Security 2011
September 7-8, 2011

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) Office of the Chief Information Officer is hosting its innaugurate Information System Security … more

Webinar - Calibration Method Validation [1211]
September 8, 2011

Webinar - Calibration Method Validation [1211] This 2 hour webinar will examine the ISO/IEC 17025 requirements for validation of calibration … more

Send for the Doctor--Surgery and Medical Care During the Civil War
September 9, 2011

The lecture and slide show will focus on Dr. Edward Stonestreet's life and medical career as they related to the Civil War in which he served the … more

NIST Boulder Labs Technology Showcase
September 13, 2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology Boulder Labs is hosting a Technology Showcase on Sept. 13 in the Building 1 Auditorium to show … more

Workshop to Identify Strategies to Get to Net Zero Energy Homes
September 14, 2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is hosting a workshop on September 14, 2011, to provide a vision and guidance for what would be … more

AOAC International
September 18-21, 2011

The "Association of Analytical Communities," AOAC INTERNATIONAL is committed to being a proactive, worldwide provider and facilitator in the … more

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE): “Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity Education” Workshop
September 20-22, 2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting the second annual National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) … more

Affordable Semi-Manufacturing: Implications for Microelectronics and Finding a New Patch into the Future
September 23, 2011

Image provided by the speaker.   Manufacturability and reliability of next generation devices is sure to be a challenge in a world of post-CMOS … more

Non-Invasive Attack Testing Workshop
September 25-27, 2011

To encourage development of test methods, metrics and tools for evaluating the effectiveness of mitigations against non-invasive attacks on … more

MS&T
October 16-20, 2011

The MS&T partnership of four leading materials societies – ACerS, AIST, ASM and TMS – brings together scientists, engineers, students, policy … more

NIST Exhibits at 2011 National Educator's Workshop (NEW)
October 16-18, 2011

   The National Educator's Workshop (NEW) series builds upon 26 years of annual workshops aimed at promoting science, engineering, … more

CIRMS 2011 20th Anniversary
October 17-20, 2011

 The 20th Annual Meeting of the Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards will focus on public perception of ionizing radiation. … more

Why (and How) Bayes’ Rule Rules
October 21, 2011

If you are not already thinking as a Bayesian, maybe you should be. Applied practically everywhere from DNA decoding to homeland security, Bayes' … more

Air Quality VIII
October 24-27, 2011

The Air Quality Conference provides an excellent opportunity for representatives from the following groups to present and discuss critical issues … more

Cathodoluminescence Workshop 2011
October 24-28, 2011

CL 2011 will bring together international expertise in the application of CL techniques to a wide variety of materials. CL techniques enable … more

Materials Challenges for Next-Generation Water Treatment
October 27-28, 2011

Thank you to all the participants for a great workshop! There is considerable effort in the Denver area to develop and implement new materials and … more

NIST Exhibits at 2011 SACNAS Conference
October 27-30, 2011

        The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National ConferenceAs one of the largest annual … more

7th Annual IT Security Automation Conference
October 31-November 2, 2011

The 7th Annual IT Security Automation Conference, hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, in conjunction with the Department … more

ChemShow
November 1-3, 2011

CHEM SHOW attracts buyers and specifiers from every segment of the CPI looking for the latest process equipment, systems and services. more

Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop IV
November 2-4, 2011

NIST announces the Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop IV to be held on November 2, 3 and 4, 2011. This workshop will provide information on the … more

NACMA 2011 Annual Workshop and Conference: Meet World Experts on GD&T, Dimensional Measurement Uncertainty, and Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Accuracy
November 2-4, 2011

To contribute to the growth of expertise in coordinate measuring machine technology, improve measurement accuracy and traceability, and to promote … more

Edward Teller and the Other Martians of Science
November 4, 2011

An extraordinary group of scientists in the last century included the aerodynamicist Theodore von Kármán, the physicists Leo Szilard, Eugene P. … more

National SBIR/STTR Fall Conference
November 6-9, 2011

At this conference you will learn about key facets of the federal SBIR/STTR (Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology … more

Workshop on Cryptography for Emerging Technologies and Applications
November 7-8, 2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a workshop on Cryptography for Emerging Technologies and Applications that is … more

Response Robot Evaluation Exercise (#7)
November 14-18, 2011

Project Overview The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with sponsorship from the Department of Homeland Security Science and … more

QIBA Volumetric CT Study 3A/QI-Bench Face-to-Face Meeting
November 15, 2011

The purpose of this meeting is to gather stakeholders with an interest in the performance of CT volumetry for tumor assessment, as a specific … more

The New Era of Human 2.0 New Minds, New Bodies, and New Identities
November 18, 2011

Society is at the threshold of a new age when machines will no longer be separate, lifeless mechanisms, but will instead be intimate extensions of … more

Material Research Society Fall Meeting
November 28-December 2, 2011

The 2011 MRS Fall Meeting will host 46 technical symposia, an international exhibit and more. more

2011 Industry Discussion: Ionizing Radiation Detection and Measurement Conference
November 30-December 2, 2011

The purpose of this conference is to conduct an open discussion with industry and interested government entities on the CBRNE operational and … more

The Josephson Volt: NIST's First Quantum Electrical Standard
December 2, 2011

The development of voltage standards based on superconductive tunnel junctions began with the 1962 pred more

International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium
December 7-9, 2011

The 2011 International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS 2011) focuses on exploratory research in semiconductor devices and … more

Meeting on Privacy-Enhancing Cryptography
December 8-9, 2011

"Working with encrypted data without decrypting" We have long known that encryption has some amazing properties. Those of us who don't think in … more

TDP Standards Development Summit (For Archival Purposes Only)
December 12-15, 2011

Provide updates on recent developments in supply chain integration, develop requirements for technical data package standards, and review the … more

December 15 & 16, 2011, TGDC Meeting
December 15-16, 2011

Public Meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee. Topics to be discussed: UOCAVA Common Data Format Usability and Accessibility … more

The Disappearing Spoon - True Tales of Madness, Love, and World History from the Periodic Table
December 16, 2011

Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin … more