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Workshop on Upcoming Special Publications Supporting FIPS 201-2

The purpose of the workshop is to exchange information on a number of upcoming  new or revised Special Publications to align with FIPS 201-2 issued on September 2013. The workshop is intended to answer questions, and provide clarifications about the SPs. Federal Agencies and industry representatives are invited to discuss these documents and share their observations. Topic areas include:

  • Physical Access Control with the PIV Card
    • Revision of SP 800-116 A Recommendation for the Use of PIV Credentials in Physical Access Control Systems (PACS)
    • PACS performance enhancements and revision of SP 800-96 PIV Card to Reader Interoperability Guidelines
  • PIV Cardholder record inter-agency exchange
    • Introduction to new draft SP 800-156 Representation of PIV Chain-of-Trust for Import and Export
  • PIV, Mobile and Authentication
    • Considerations of additional tokens for future revision of SP 800-157 Guidelines for Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials
    • Introduction to SP 800-166 Guidelines for Derived Test Requirement of Derived PIV Credential and its token


The event will be webcast live beginning at 8:45am EST on each day. Registration is not required to view the webcast. Questions from webcast participants can be sent to piv_comments [at] (piv_comments[at]nist[dot]gov)

Participants and observers are also encouraged to use the hashtag "#NISTFIPS" when tweeting about the Workshop.


National Institute of Standards and Technology

Agenda with Presentations - Updated March 19, 2015

Workshop registration does not include your hotel reservation; however, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Gaithersburg Hilton.

Gaithersburg Hilton
620 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Reference/Room Block: NIST FIPS
Rate: $139 include breakfast buffet
Hotel Deadline: February 9, 2015

Shuttle: There will be a shuttle leaving the Gaithersburg Hilton Tuesday and Wednesday mornings to travel to NIST. The shuttle will return to the hotel at the end of Tuesday and at the conclusion of the meetings on Wednesday. Morning departure times:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:15am

NIST Visitor and Security Information

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

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, insignificant 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.

*New Visitor Access Requirement: Effective July21, 2014, Under the REAL ID Act of 2005, 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. Click here for a list of alternative identificationand further details

Created January 8, 2015, Updated May 13, 2016