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Displaying events from January 01, 2012 To December 30, 2012

Where Do New Medicines Come From?
January 20, 2012

Ever wondered how new drugs are discovered? Sometimes it’s a case of serendipity. Sometimes it involves synchrotron science, and sometimes the key … more

Mobile Device Security Technical Exchange Meeting
January 24, 2012

The technological advances embodied in today's Smart Phones have introduced significant changes and challenges to the way we communicate and … more

NCSL International Technical Exchange
January 26-27, 2012

The NCSL International Technical Exchange is a new educational event to help fill the gap between a local region or section meeting and a … more

Interagency Workshop on the use of Next-Generation DNA Sequencing for Human Identification and Characterization
January 31, 2012

The DoD Forensic Working Group would like to convene a workshop to discuss the impact that rapidly advancing Next-Generation DNA sequencing … more

Betting on Las Vegas: Designing Popular Slot Games
February 3, 2012

The American public wagers some $800 billion in casinos each year, losing about $60 billion. The industry's #1 revenue source is slot machines. … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
February 6-10, 2012

Description The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement … more

NIST Industry Day 2012
February 8, 2012

The NIST Acquisition Management Division will partner with the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) to host an more

A Demographic Look at the Near Future
February 10, 2012

Looking at information gathered from the recent census together with other Census Bureau surveys, estimates and projections illuminates … more

National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Pilots Grant Proposers’ Conference
February 15, 2012

To accelerate progress toward improved systems for interoperable, trusted online credentials that go beyond simple passwords and user IDs, the … more

Mass Metrology Seminar
February 27-March 9, 2012

The Mass Metrology Seminar is a two-week, "hands-on" seminar. It incorporates approximately 30 percent lectures and 70 percent demonstrations and … more

NIST Exhibits at 2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
February 27-29, 2012

   The third annual event is designed to bring together key players from across the energy ecosystem – researchers, entrepreneurs, investors, … more

International Biometric Performance Testing Conference (IBPC) 2012
March 5-9, 2012

In cooperation with the National Physical Laboratory and Fraunhofer IGD, NIST is pleased to announce, as the sequel to the IBPC 2010 , an … more

2012 NIST/NSTIC IDtrust Workshop
March 13-14, 2012

“Technologies and Standards Enabling the Identity Ecosystem” The 2012 NIST/NSTIC IDtrust Workshop will be held March 13-14, 2012 at NIST in … more

NSTIC Identity Ecosystem Governance Workshop
March 15, 2012

Since the creation of the Internet, there have always been difficult questions surrounding privacy, security and trust. How do we know with whom … more

The Role of Technology in the Outlook for Energy
March 16, 2012

ExxonMobil is investing in technologies for improving energy efficiency, increasing energy supplies, and mitigating CO 2 emissions. Energy … more

NSTIC Steering Group FFO Proposers’ Webinar
March 19, 2012

Provide information to potential proposers and other interested parties on the requirements of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in … more

9th International Temperature Symposium
March 19-23, 2012

The International Temperature Symposia are held every 10 years as major technical conferences highlighting the advances over the last decade in … more

2012 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS'12) Workshop
March 20-22, 2012

The 2012 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS’12) Workshop will be the eleventh in a series of workshops dedicated to defining … more

Third SHA-3 Candidate Conference
March 22-23, 2012

The Third SHA-3 Candidate Conference will be held at the Washington Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC on March 22-23, 2012, following SHARCS 2012 … more

Measurement Science Conference
March 22-23, 2012

The goal of the Measurement Science Conference is to provide a professional training forum and venue to advance education, renew and expand … more

Riding the Waves: Harnessing Ocean Wave Energy through Research, Development, and Testing
March 23, 2012

An extremely abundant and promising source of energy exists in the world’s oceans. Ocean energy exists in the forms of wave, tidal, marine … more

Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (FISSEA) "A New Era in Cybersecurity Awareness, Training, and Education"
March 27-29, 2012

FISSEA – now a NIST program under the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) announced the 25th Annual Conference. This year's … more

Webinar - Traceability Assessments for Weights and Measures
April 5, 2012

This 2 hour webinar will introduce metrological traceability. Metrological traceability is a characteristic of a measurement result. A laboratory … more

Public workshop - NIST Guidance on Federal Conformity Assessment Activities (15 C.F.R. Part 287)
April 11, 2012

Examine current approaches to conformity assessment among Federal agencies and the private sector; Provide a forum for discussion with NIST on … more

Ontology Summit 2012: Ontology for Big Systems
April 12-13, 2012

This year's Ontology Summit is titled "Ontology for Big Systems" and seeks to explore, identify and articulate how ontological methods can bring … more

Near-Earth Objects: finding them before they find us
April 13, 2012

In the last few years, several known near-Earth asteroids shot closely past the Earth, while on October 6, 2008 a small asteroid was discovered … more

CIB Presents: An International Workshop on Integrated Design & Delivery Solutions (IDDS)
April 18, 2012

The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) one-day international workshop took place on April 18, … more

Webinar: Conducting an Effective Management Review
April 19, 2012

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the management review process, an important tool used by laboratories to foster communication between top … more

Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems
April 23-24, 2012

Presentations, Final Agenda & Abstracts now available . (note: The presentations & Abstracts are linked within the Agenda PDF file) On … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
April 23-27, 2012

Description The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement … more

Alternative Test Methods Work Group Meeting
April 24, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is forming a work group to examine alternative methods for testing the accuracy of … more

Paul Dirac - The Strangest Man
April 27, 2012

Paul Dirac, co-discover of quantum mechanics, was one of the greatest theoretical physicists of the twentieth century. Now often called “the … more

Webinar - Internal Auditing Best Practices
May 3, 2012

This 2 hour webinar will consider internal auditing techniques and best practices that are used by a metrology laboratory to comply with ISO/IEC … more

Complexity: A Guided Tour
May 4, 2012

As science probes the nature of life, society, and technology ever more closely, what it finds there is complexity. The sophisticated group … more

NIST Lunar Calibration Workshop
May 14-15, 2012

Purpose: The Lunar Calibration Workshop will bring together representatives from different communities to discuss the need to establish the Moon … more

OMB Workshop on Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities
May 15, 2012

The public OMB workshop on Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards will take place at the Gaithersburg … more

A Memoir of Los Alamos in World War II
May 18, 2012

As an undergraduate physics student turned soldier, Dr. Peshkin was lucky to be sent to Los Alamos, where he worked most of the time as Richard … more

Creating Usable Electronic Health Records (EHRs): A User-Centered Design Best Practices Workshop
May 22, 2012

Electronic health records (EHRs) have the potential of improving the quality, safety and efficiency of  patient care ; yet, human factors and … more

Technical Aspects of Botnets Workshop
May 30, 2012

While security risks on the Internet continue to exist in many areas, one increasingly exploited threat is the global rise of botnets. A botnet … more

Functional Imaging for Regenerative Medicine Workshop
May 31-June 1, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in conjunction with the Multi Agency Tissue Engineering Science (MATES) working group … more

37th Annual Time and Frequency Metrology Seminar
June 5-8, 2012

This seminar is a must for planners, managers, scientists, engineers, laboratory technicians, and educators involved in the use of time and … more

Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop V
June 5-7, 2012

To show federal leadership and support for the NIST technology role in U.S. Government agency adoption of cloud computing to reduce costs and … more

Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security
June 6-7, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights … more

NIST - Bell Labs Workshop on Large-Scale Complex Networks
June 8, 2012

The 2 nd NIST - Bell Labs Workshop aims at highlighting and discussing current and emerging research on: Large-scale geometry of complex networks, … more

BIG DATA Workshop
June 13-14, 2012

In the March 2012 unveiling of the  BIG DATA Initiative ,  Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office … more

Contaminants, Water and Human Health: New Lessons from Alligators
June 15, 2012

Many chemicals introduced into the environment by humans adversely affect embryonic development of animals, including humans. A disruption of … more

Webinar - Documenting Traceability and Calibration Intervals
June 18, 2012

At the end of (or during) this session, using your notes and ISO/IEC 17025 or NIST HB 143, you will: be able to describe the essential components … more

HB133 – Introduction and Inspecting Packages Labeled by Weight
June 18-22, 2012

Understanding the basics of HB 133 – Inspecting packages labeled by weight. more

NIST Exhibits at the 2013 BIO International Convention
June 18-21, 2012

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

Webinar - Basic Uncertainty Concepts
June 18, 2012

At the end of (or during) this session, using your notes and ISO/IEC 17025 or NIST HB 143, you will be able to: Explain the concepts of … more

Webinar: Conducting an Effective Management Review
June 19, 2012

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the management review process, an important tool used by laboratories to foster communication between top … more

Webinar - Calibration Report Evaluations
June 19, 2012

Webinar - Calibration Report Evaluations At the end of (or during) this session, using notes and reference materials, you will: Know which … more

Webinar - Basic Measurement Assurance
June 22, 2012

Participants will be able to describe their measurement assurance system during a Management Review; review example control charts for problems, … more

Webinar - Control Charts Using PMAP Software
June 22, 2012

At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify the essential requirements and information that are needed for establishing a … more

8th Annual Meeting of the Metabolomics Society
June 24-28, 2012

The Metabolomics Society is pleased to announce the location and dates for our next annual meeting 'METABOLOMICS 2012'. We will host a program … more

National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Workshop
June 26, 2012

On June 26, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) hosted a workshop to introduce the Center, a public-private collaboration for … more

Webinar - Traceability Assessments for Weights and Measures
June 28, 2012

This 2 hour webinar will introduce metrological traceability. Metrological traceability is a characteristic of a measurement result. A laboratory … more

Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis 2012
July 10-11, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in collaboration with The Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE) and the … more

Green Concrete Performance One-Day Workshop
July 20, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology will conduct a one-day workshop to support the expanded use of industrial by-product materials … more

Revised Draft FIPS 201–2 Workshop
July 25, 2012

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

2012 NCSL International Conference
July 29-August 2, 2012

Researchers and engineers, calibration laboratories, quality assurance/control functions, testing and inspection staff: we have many measurement … more

2012 nSoft Consortium Kick-off Meeting
August 14, 2012

NOTE: This meeting has already occurred and is not active. The information below is provided only for historical context. The nSoft Consortium … more

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Retail Motor-Fuel Dispenser (RMFD) Inspection and Test Training
August 14-15, 2012

Instruction provided to the public and private sector on NIST Handbook 44 and 130 legal metrology requirements and test procedures for CNG RMFDs … more

Genome in a Bottle Consortium Workshop
August 15-16, 2012

NIST has organized the "Genome in a Bottle Consortium" to develop the reference materials, reference data, and reference methods needed to assess … more

Genome in a Bottle Consortium Meeting: Aug. 16-17, 2012
August 16-17, 2012

See up to date information and future consortium reports at the new website www.genomeinabottle.org . Clinical application of ultra high … more

Webinar Contract Review
August 16, 2012

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the fundamentals of contract review that are necessary to meet customer expectations and successfully implement … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
August 20-24, 2012

Description The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement … more

Webinar - Document Control and Record Keeping
August 23, 2012

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the fundamentals of Laboratory Management System Document Control and Record Keeping that are necessary to … more

Proficiency Testing Follow Up Actions and Root Cause Analysis Calibration Report Evaluations
August 30, 2012

Participants will be able to: Identify the 17025 criteria requiring proficiency testing, Complete all required PT follow-up documentation, … more

Webinar: Conducting an Effective Management Review (Cancelled)
September 6, 2012

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the management review process, an important tool used by laboratories to foster communication between top … more

Carbon NanoTube Digital Electronics Workshop
September 6, 2012

To review and discuss the current status and potential benefits of carbon nanotubes in digital electronic applications. Topics Covered: … more

Cryptographic Key Management Workshop 2012
September 10-11, 2012

NIST is conducting a two-day Key Management Workshop on September 10-11. The subject of the workshop is the technical and administrative aspects … more

NIST Exhibits at the International Manufacturing Technology Show 2012
September 10-15, 2012

The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is the largest manufacturing technology show in the Western Hemisphere. IMTS 2010 drew more … more

Webinar - Internal Auditing Best Practices (Cancelled)
September 13, 2012

This 2 hour webinar will consider internal auditing techniques and best practices that are used by a metrology laboratory to comply with ISO/IEC … more

Mid-Atlantic Microbeam Analysis Society 2012 Symposium
September 14, 2012

A one-half day symposium on the advances to the field in the last 20 years that would have been of great interest to our colleague and friend … more

The Biometric Consortium Conference 2012
September 18-20, 2012

The 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference presented by NIST, NSA and AFCEA will address the important role that biometrics plays in identification … more

Selecting and Using Alternative Thermometers
September 19-20, 2012

The NIST Selecting and Using Alternative Thermometers Mini-Workshop is offered every year and is a laboratory-based workshop designed to assist … more

Webinar - State Laboratory Annual Submission Process
September 20, 2012

For State Laboratory weights and measures staff to review annual submission requirements for laboratory Recognition. At the end of this session, … more

NIST Exhibits at the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) 2012
September 26, 2012

The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, NOBCChE, will hold its 39th Annual Conference … more

NIST Health IT Symposium Series - September 2012
September 27, 2012

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NIST Exhibits at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) 2013
October 3-6, 2012

Interdisciplinary. Highly Interactive. Transformative. The SACNAS National Conference motivates, inspires and engages participants to achieve … more

NACMA 2012 Annual Workshop and Conference: Meet World Experts on GD&T, Dimensional Measurement Uncertainty, and Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Accuracy
October 8-9, 2012

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

First NIST Workshop on Macromolecular Separations-by-Design
October 10-11, 2012

The First NIST Workshop on Macromolecular Separations-by-Design will bring together scientists and engineers from industry and academia, along … more

NIST Health IT Symposium Series - October 2012
October 11, 2012

To introduce innovative health IT R&D to NIST’s researchers working in health IT and to increase collaborations. more

Mass Metrology Seminar
October 15-26, 2012

The Mass Metrology Seminar is a two-week, "hands-on" seminar. It incorporates approximately 30 percent lectures and 70 percent demonstrations and … more

ICT Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Workshop
October 15-16, 2012

(Updated 10/25/12 -- See below under Agenda, you will find a link to the final agenda and workshop presentations in same PDF file.) ______________ … more

NIST Radiation Thermometry Short Course
October 15-19, 2012

The NIST Radiation Short Course is offered every 2 years and covers the fundamentals of radiometric physics and instrumentation associated with … more

Innovations in Measurement Science: FY13 Projects
October 19, 2012

The NIST Innovations in Measurement Science (IMS) Program - formerly called Competence - provides funds to explore high-risk, leading-edge … more

Administrators Workshop
October 22-26, 2012

To provide training to Weights and Measures Program Administrators. Training will be based on NIST Handbook 155 - Weights and Measures Program … more

Retail Motor-Fuel Dispensers and Consoles
October 22-24, 2012

This 5-day RMFD course provides participants with the knowledge of the inspection requirements for RMFDs according to NIST Handbook 44 and … more

Workshop on Future Needs for Service Life Prediction of Polymeric Materials
October 24-26, 2012

The objectives of this workshop are to identify gaps and future needs for service life prediction of polymeric materials. Topics will span … more

Celebrating 25 Years of Progress in Bioscience Research
October 25, 2012

Celebrate 25 years of partnership between NIST and the University of Maryland with a symposium at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology … more

Powering the Planet with Solar Fuel
October 26, 2012

The sun is a boundless source of clean energy, but it goes down every night. Researchers are trying to design solar-driven molecular machines that … more

Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity Workshop: Connecting the Dots in Cyberspace
October 30-November 1, 2012

URGENT NOTICE: Please continue to check our site for updates about the workshop. The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Workshop … more

Webinar - State Laboratory Annual Submission Process
November 1, 2012

For State Laboratory weights and measures staff to review annual submission requirements for laboratory Recognition. At the end of this session, … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2012 Quadrennial Physics Congress
November 8, 2012

Once every four years Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honor society, hosts a unique meeting that brings together undergraduate and graduate physics … more

NIST Exhibits at the FABTECH EXPO 2012
November 12-14, 2012

North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, … more

4th International Conference on Biofuels Standards: Current Issues, Future Trends
November 13-15, 2012

To provide a forum for discussion of documentary and measurement standards and technologies for biofuels, state of the art of biofuels production … more

NIST Health IT Symposium Series - November 2012
November 15, 2012

To introduce innovative health IT R&D to NIST’s researchers working in health IT and to increase collaborations. more

Tiny Conspiracies: cell-to-cell communication in bacteria
November 16, 2012

Bacteria, primitive single-celled organisms, communicate with chemical languages that allow them to synchronize their behavior and thereby act as … more

Forensics@NIST 2012
November 28-30, 2012

This three-day symposium showcased cutting edge forensic science research being performed at NIST. Attendees learned how NIST's world-class … more

The Asia-Pacific Economy
November 30, 2012

Honorable Kim Beazley This hour with Ambassador Beazley, a highly regarded orator and expert on diverse topics rang more

Intermediate Metrology Seminar
December 3-7, 2012

Minimum Requirements Before attending the Intermediate seminar, a metrologist must have completed the Basic Metrology seminar and State … more

Administrators Workshop
December 3-7, 2012

To provide training to Weights and Measures Program Administrators. Training will be based on NIST Handbook 155 - Weights and Measures Program … more

Random Bit Generation Workshop 2012
December 5-6, 2012

Cryptography and security applications make extensive use of random numbers and random bits, particularly for the generation of cryptographic … more

Model-Based Enterprise Summit 
December 11-13, 2012

The purpose of the Summit is to identify challenges, research, implementation issues, and lessons learned in manufacturing and quality assurance … more

Model-Based Enterprise Summit 
December 11-13, 2012

The purpose of the Summit is to identify challenges, research, implementation issues, and lessons learned in manufacturing and quality assurance … more

Dramatic Changes in Polar Ice: Are We Waking Sleeping Giants?
December 11, 2012

From disappearing Arctic sea ice to the rapid acceleration of Greenland and Antarctica’s outlet glaciers, the Earth’s ice cover is changing in … more

NIST Health IT Symposium Series - December 2012
December 13, 2012

To introduce innovative health IT R&D to NIST’s researchers working in health IT and to increase collaborations. more

Meeting for the Mobile Device Security Technical Exchange
December 14, 2012

 The Information Security and Identity Management Committee (ISIMC) of the CIO Council is hosting a Mobile Security Conference addressing the … more