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Course Descriptions: Webinars

NIST OWM has a number of webinars scheduled.  IACET level webinars with CEUs are typically two hours in length with specific learning objectives and activities designed to engage participants in an online environment. Each NIST OWM Laboratory Metrology webinar generally begins at 2 PM and ends at 4 PM on the dates advertised on the calendar of events. There are often pre-work, prerequisites, and learning objectives provided to participants prior to each session.


You can register to participate via the OWM Contacts System. The typical fee for a 2 hour webinar is $289. Registration fees for State weights and measures metrologists are funded by NIST OWM. Confirmed participants will be provided with log-in instructions.

Technology Requirement(s):

Webinars are live stream, so participants must have a constant connection during the webinar (hard-wired is preferred).

1. Operating System (browser) configurations:

  • Windows
    • Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or later, Windows Edge browser, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome
    • For HTML Client - Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above), and Edge (v42.0 & above)
  • Mac OS
    • Mac OS X 10.12, 10.13 and 10.14
    • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome
    • For HTML Client - Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Apple Safari (v12.0 & above), and Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above)
  • Linux
    • Ubuntu 16.04; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
    • No application support is available for Linux. Users on Linux can attend meetings in a browser.
    • Google Chrome, Adobe Flash Player 23.0

2. Mobile

  • The Adobe Connect app for iOS and Android requires Adobe Connect Server version 8.2 or later
  • Some features may not be enabled in all Adobe Connect meetings if one is using an Adobe Connect Server older than version 9.4.2 (required for Custom pods)
  • Google Android 4.4 or later
  • Apple iOS: iOS 8.1.2 or later

3. Media players

  • In order to access the event, you must have, at a minimum, Adobe® Flash® Player 13 or higher installed on your computer. Please visit to download the Flash Player.

4. International Phone Calls

  • Before the webinar – Participants are responsible for verifying and testing that international calling is enabled on any telephone extension that will be used during the webinar. Some organizations permit only domestic calls, which may restrict the participant from making an international call to the OWM toll free number. A request to enable international call services may be necessary. Failing to test international phone service could prevent participation in the webinar.

5. Optional: If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:

*Adobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat and Adobe Connect are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

How to register

Before you request training, you must first establish an account in the OWM Contacts System. The following is a list of helpful instructions.

PLEASE NOTE, your request to establish an account will be processed within one business day. At this time, you will be sent a password, which will enable you to request training in the Contacts System. If you have any questions, contact Yvonne Branden at 301-975-3272.

Related Project(s):

NIST OWM has a number of other training opportunities scheduled. For more information:


Created February 3, 2010, Updated May 11, 2023