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.
Each specific topic on the agenda will have learning outcomes and be finalized as the technical program is prepared.
Calculators and laptops are typical requirements at the annual RMAP training events.
Materials & Supplies:
Handouts and resources to be provided.
In general none. For specific sessions, some prerequisites may be included. (E.g., use of the new NIST Mass Code will require participants to have completed the previous Advanced Mass Class and be current users of the current software; additional training on this topic will be provided in 2015 for new participants.)
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.
Harris, Georgia L., Miller, Val R., Gentry, Elizabeth
Start Date: Sunday, October 19, 2014
End Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
Location: St. Louis, MO
Audience: Industry, Government
NIST / Office of Weights and Measures
Time: 8:00a.m - 5:00p.m ET
Step 1: OWM Registration for Training:
Step 2: NCSLI, Registration Payment:
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.
OWM and NCSLI: September 30, 2014 (advance), or on-site.
Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel & Suites