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Cybersecurity for Direct Digital Manufacturing Symposium

Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) involves fabricating physical objects from a data file using computer-controlled processes with little to no human intervention. It includes Additive Manufacturing (AM), 3D printing, rapid prototyping, etcetera. The technology is advancing rapidly and has the potential to significantly change traditional manufacturing and supply chain industries, including for information and communication technologies (ICT).

On February 3, 2015, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Computer Security Division will host a one-day symposium to explore cybersecurity needed for DDM, to include ensuring the protection of intellectual property and the integrity of printers, elements being printed, and design data. Speakers from industry, academia, and government will discuss the state of the industry, cybersecurity risks and solutions, and implications for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) supply chain risk management.

The call for abstracts is now closed. Submitters will be contacted by December 19, 2014 and notified of their status. Final slides for presentations should be submitted in PDF or Microsoft PowerPoint format no later than 5pm Eastern time January 19, 2015.

All extended abstracts and slide sets must be unclassified and free of copyright protection and proprietary information. Extended abstracts and slide sets from presenters will be published in a NIST Interagency Report as proceedings. As such, the material will be considered in the public domain.


DRAFT Agenda - Posted January 26, 2015

If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site. Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.

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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 (up to 24 hours) in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. When registration is open, the required NIST-1260 form will be available as well.
Created August 4, 2014, Updated May 13, 2016