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On December 3-4, 2014, NIST will host a two-day symposium showcasing forensic science research being performed at NIST. Attendees will learn how NIST's world-class laboratories and staff support many forensic science disciplines.

Presentations in the following forensic science disciplines will be delivered:

  • December 3, 2014: Computer Forensics; Forensics Biometrics; Forensic Genetics.
  • December 4, 2014: Firearm and Toolmark Forensics; Statistical Measurements.

In addition, NIST will host poster sessions and tours of its labs.


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Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg
Group Name NIST- Forensics
620 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
Deadline: November 11, 2014 

If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site. Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.

Effective July 21, 2014, under the REAL ID Act of 2005, federal agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver's license or identification card for access to federal facilities if issued by states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. Driver's licenses from the following states and territories are not compliant with the Real ID Act of 2005 and will not be accepted as identification. For more information, please visit this page >>

NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: 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.

Created October 3, 2014, Updated October 23, 2018