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GW (Gravitational Wave) Metrology Workshop

The purpose of the Workshop is to bring together researchers and metrologists in scientific areas related to the observation of gravitational waves by interferometry. The primary interest of the metrology is related to lasers and laser-detector measurements and related optics. The ultimate goal of the workshop is twofold: (1) to improve the ability of gravitational wave observatories to identify events, and (2) to improve our ability to extract source parameters such as the distance from Earth from the gravitational wave signals.

The benefit of the GO Workshop is to share knowledge and experience among researchers and metrologists so that resources may be used efficiently and for maximum impact for gravitational wave science in the US and around the world.

Hilton Garden Inn

Deadline to book your room is February 19, 2019.
NIST room block is $131.00 per night from March 13-15, 2019.

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 from states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. See the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) site for the current compliance list

NIST currently accepts other forms of federally issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver's license, such as a valid passport, passport card, DOD's Common Access Card (CAC), Veterans ID, Federal Agency HSPD-12 IDs, Military Dependents ID, Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC), and TSA Trusted Traveler ID. 

Created November 14, 2018, Updated February 27, 2019