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NIST Conference Program

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), located in Gaithersburg, Md., offers federal agencies a secure, cost-effective and state-of-the-art meeting facility. NIST offers 16 conference rooms that can host up to 750 attendees as well as a full-service conference program to ensure a successful event in accordance with all government rules and regulations.

NIST conferences have repeatedly attracted leading experts in the fields of science and technology worldwide, and our facilities offer a sophisticated setting for sharing research results and building vital partnerships with industry, academia, and government.

  • Two large, fully-equipped auditoriums, from 4,000 to 10,730 sq. ft. in size
  • 14 state-of-the-art lecture and breakout rooms, from 411 to 2,069 sq. ft. in size
  • Courtyard and atrium ideal for networking events
  • In-house caterer
  • Retreat setting with beautifully landscaped grounds in the Washington Metropolitan Area
  • Ample free parking
  • On-site full-service meeting planners

Full-Service, Secure, Cost-Effective

For more conference information, please contact: confprog [at] (confprog[at]nist[dot]gov).

Conference Program Brochure (Printable PDF) 

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Conference Program and Audiovisual Services Group Staff


Created April 2, 2013, Updated August 31, 2022