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IEC/TC 65 & ISO/TC 184 JWG 21 Meeting

The 10th meeting of the ISO/IEC Joint Working Group 21, Smart Manufacturing Reference Model(s) is being held at NIST April 15-17, 2020. ISO/IEC JWG 21 is a joint committee established between ISO TC 184, Automation Systems and Integration, and IEC TC 65, Industrial-process measurement, control and automation, under direction of the IEC Standardization Management Board and the ISO Technical Management Board. The objective of JWG21 is to create a unifying reference model for smart manufacturing.  The reference model will guide organizations in developing their own architecture models for deploying standards-based solutions for smart manufacturing. The initial deliverable of this group, a technical report entitled, “A Meta-modelling analysis approach to Smart Manufacturing Reference Models (SMRM)” will be finalized at this meeting then circulated for ballot.  Work will continue on a New Project proposal for an international standard, “Unified Reference Model for Smart Manufacturing.”

Expected attendees are subject matter experts who have been nominated to participate in JWG21 by their National Bodies. Guests are welcome to observe.

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April 15th, Wednesday, 09:00 to 17:30

April 16th, Thursday, 09:00 to 17:30

April 17th, Friday, 09:00 to 12:00

*Visitor Access Requirement:

For Non-US Citizens:  Please have your valid passport for photo identification.

For US Permanent Residents: Please have your green card for photo identification.

For US Citizens: Please have your state-issued driver's license. Regarding Real-ID requirements, all states are in compliance or have an extension through October 2020.

NIST also 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 February 6, 2020, Updated February 12, 2020