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MSI-COPC National Training Conference


This year’s 2013 MSI-COPC National Training Conference was hosted by NIST, within the Department of Commerce. 

MSI-COPC workshop 









Security Instructions:

If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site.  

Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.  

All foreign national visitors who do not have permanent resident status and who wish to register for the above meeting must supply additional information. Failure to provide this information prior to arrival will result, at a minimum, in significant delays (up to 24 hours) in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. When registration is open, the required NIST-1260 form will be available as well.

For more NIST Visitor Information.


Many of the speakers have graciously provided us the permission to make their presentations available through VIDEO ON DEMAND.



Start Date: Monday, September 23, 2013
End Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Location: 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD
Audience: Government, Academia
Format: Conference


NIST Administration Building

All attendees must be pre-registered to attend the meeting on the NIST campus. There will be no on-site registration.


hilton gaithersburg

A negotiated rate of $139.00 (plus tax) includes internet, breakfast, shuttle service to/from NIST for the events, and shuttle service within a 5-mile radius.

Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg
620 Perry Pkwy., Gaithersburg, MD 20877


Other Suggested hotels in the area are:

Wyndham Garden Gaithersburg
805 Russell Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 301/670-0008
* Mention you are attending an event at NIST.

Holiday Inn Gaithersburg
2 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 301/948-8900
* Mention you are attending an event at NIST.

Technical Contact:

Willie May
Donna Kimball, donna.kimball@nist.gov