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Office of the Director Events

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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