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GCTC-Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge Public Safety SuperCluster and Cybersecurity Workshop

The GCTC-SC3’s Public Safety Supercluster (PSSC) is planning to hold a Public Safety Workshop at NIST Headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland on Monday, Oct 29, 2018 for members of all PSSC Action Clusters and any GCTC Action Clusters whose projects have applications to Public Safety, Community Resilience, PS Communications, or Disaster/Emergency Management and anyone interested in the field. At the workshop, Action Clusters will present updates on their projects and share experiences in building partnerships for public safety in Smart & Connected Communities (S&CC) with the audience.

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018 the PSSC will continue to host a GCTC-SC3 Cybersecurity Workshop at NIST Headquarters in collaboration with NIST, Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate, National Telecommunications and Information Administration and GCTC-SC3 Cybersecurity & Privacy Advisory Committee (CPAC). The goal will be to identify challenges and define approaches for incorporating cybersecurity and privacy as a foundation for GCTC and S&CC programs. This event is open to all GCTC Superclusters, Action Clusters and any interested parties, and will also initiate planning for the GCTC-SC3 Expo scheduled for early 2019. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this important event.

Registration is free and open to the public.

Agenda (PDF) 




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620 Perry Pkwy, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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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. 

*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. As of Monday, January 30, 2017, Federal agencies will be prohibited from accepting driver’s licenses and identification cards from the following states for accessing federal facilities: Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana and Washington. For further details, please visit:

Acceptable Photo Identification:
For Non-US Citizens: Valid passport for photo identification
For US Permanent Residents: Permanent Resident/Green card for photo identification

Created August 30, 2018, Updated October 10, 2018