NIST Handbook 143, Section 5.2, Table 2 notes that annual attendance at the RMAP training session is required for ongoing laboratory Recognition of State weights and measures metrology staff. Handbook 143, Program Handbook details the criteria used for OWM Laboratory Recognition. In addition, participation in ongoing RMAP proficiency tests (PTs) requires completion of training requirements to the designated level and attendance at the annual RMAP training sessions. The 2019 Combined RMAP will provide the required annual training for State weights and measures laboratory staff according to NIST Handbook 143. It will include technical training as well as proficiency testing planning and review.
Each specific topic has an abstract and learning objectives. See attached detailed agenda.
Materials & Supplies:
Handouts and resources to be provided.
Participants must identify and select appropriate sessions for attendance, sign into each session, and participate/engage in the lectures, discussions, Q&A, and hands-on sessions as applicable. Each participant must submit a completed "Session Attendance" form that includes application notes to receive the C-RMAP training certificate.
For weights and measures metrology staff and other metrologists who are regular attendees of the Regional Measurement Assurance Program (RMAP) training sessions. Additional metrology staff are welcome to register for the training.
VENDORS: Potential vendors for table-top displays may contact gharris [at] nist.gov (subject: C-RMAP%20Vendor) (Georgia Harris) to present a technical talk must submit an abstract for review as well. Vendors must register and pay through the Southern Weights and Measures Association registration link. The cost is $600, which $600 includes a 6-foot table top exhibit space from June 2, Noon to June 6 at 5 pm. If power or shipping/handling services are needed, they must be coordinated directly with the hotel. Registration includes access to all technical sessions for one person, the Sunday reception, and the Thursday dinner.
Additional registration fees will be coordinated and collected by the Southern Weights and Measures Association. See detailed C-RMAP Memo and Agenda (March 5, 2019).
Payment link: https://swma.wildapricot.org/event-3279834
Participant Registration: U.S. or State Government: $450
Non-U.S. or State Government: $550
Guest participation in Reception and Dinner: $50 (this is for an extra guest attending with a registered participant).
NOTE regarding Tutorial costs: The special 3-day tutorials are billed directly by NIST.
Numerous instructors and speakers - See detailed agenda.
Calculators and laptops are typical requirements at the annual RMAP training events.