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Displaying events from April 01, 2012 To June 29, 2012 - See All 2012

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