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Combined Regional Measurement Assurance Program  (C-RMAP)


NIST Handbook 143, Section 5.2, Table 2 notes that annual attendance at the RMAP training session is required for ongoing laboratory Recognition of State weights and measures metrology staff. Handbook 143, Program Handbook details the criteria used for WMD Laboratory Recognition. In addition, participation in ongoing RMAP proficiency tests (PTs) requires completion of training requirements to the designated level and attendance at the annual RMAP training sessions. The 2014 Combined RMAP will provide the required annual training for State weights and measures laboratory staff according to NIST Handbook 143. It will include technical training as well as proficiency testing planning and review.

Memo and Agenda: (Compiled Memo and Agenda PDF)

  • Agenda at a glance PDF
  • Technical Program: Detailed agenda, abstract instruction and learning objectives PDF

Technology Requirement(s):

Calculators and laptops are typical requirements at the annual RMAP training events.

Materials & Supplies:

Handouts and resources to be provided.



Minimum Requirement(s):



For weights and measures metrology staff and other metrologists who are regular attendees of the Regional Measurement Assurance Program (RMAP) training sessions. Additional metrology staff are welcome to register for the training.


Attendee: $250.00

Vendor: $500.00

Guest: $30.00, Thursday dinner see Agenda at a Glance


See detailed agenda.

Related Project(s):

NIST OWM has a number of other training opportunities scheduled. For more information:


Start Date: Sunday, October 19, 2014
End Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
Location: St. Louis, MO
Audience: Industry, Government
Format: Seminar


NIST / Office of Weights and Measures

Class No.

Time: 8:00a.m - 5:00p.m ET

Registration Deadline: OWM and NCSLI: September 30, 2014 (advance), or on-site.


Step 1: OWM Registration for Training:
Contacts System at: https://tsapps.nist.gov/WMD/default.aspx

Register for participation using the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. Database users must first establish an account by going to the link listed above. You must register in the OWM Contact Management System to participate in the webinar. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user. Your request will be processed within one business day and then you will be sent a password so that you may begin to use the system. If you have any questions, please contact Isabel Chavez at (301) 975-2128.

Step 2: NCSLI,

Registration:  NCSLI online registration

Payment: Link will be provided to all registered participants in 2014.

Registration Contact:

Yvonne Branden,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3272
Email: yvonne.branden@nist.gov

Isabel Chavez,
Contact Management System Administrator,
(301) 975 - 2128
Email: isabel.chavez@nist.gov

Security Instructions:

Not applicable.


Not applicable.


Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel & Suites
400 S. 14th Street,
St. Louis, MO 63103

NCSL International
You will see NCSL International as the Group name for the Combined RMAP.

Technical Contact:

Georgia Harris
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 4014
Email: gharris@nist.gov