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2nd NIST Big Data Public Working Group (NBD-PWG) Workshop

Left: ITL logo, words Information Technology lab; collage of photos: lock, image of eye with data overlay, image of doctor looking at info projected on screen, iPad

Note: Captions will be posted by 6/10/17.

On June 1-2, 2017, NIST will host its 2nd NIST Big Data Public Working Group (NBD-PWG) Workshop for NIST Big Data and Interoperability Framework (NBDIF) with the theme of Towards a Standard Ecosystem for Big Data Applications and Analytics.  

Workshop Objectives:  The workshop program will focus on four major areas: (a) NBDIF Version 2 Overview – consensus approach to establish interoperable ecosystem for Big Data applications and analytics, (b) Big Data application challenges – how standard ecosystem may overcome Big Data applications development challenges from major government programs and initiatives, (c) Big Data analytics challenges – how standard ecosystem may provide reusable, deployable, and operational analytics tools from major government chief data scientists/officers, and (d) Explore Exascale Big Data Analytics and Systems. For comments or question, please send email to bigdatainfo [at] (bigdatainfo[at]nist[dot]gov).

Agenda: Workshop Schedule with Speaker Bios

Lodging Accomodations
Hilton Gaithersburg
620 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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, in significant delays in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. The required NIST-1260 form will be available during registration. *New Visitor Access Requirement: Effective July 21, 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. For further details, please visit:

Created May 19, 2017, Updated June 15, 2017