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Displaying events from January 01, 2010 To December 30, 2010

Copulas for Uncertainty Analysis
January 13, 2010

Applying the Monte Carlo method for propagation of measurement uncertainty described in the GUM Supplement 1, when the input quantities are … more

ASTM E54 Task Group Meeting
January 25-27, 2010

The goal of the upcoming meeting of the ASTM International standards committee on Homeland Security Applications; Operational Equipment; Robots … more

Meeting of the CEOS's Working Group on Calibration and Validation
March 2-5, 2010

NIST is hosting the 31st plenary meeting of the CEOS ’s Working Group of Calibration and Validation (WGCV) at the Bolger Center in Potomac, … more

Information-Theoretic Estimation and Data Analysis
March 4, 2010

In this talk I will review the state of Information Theoretic and Entropy Methods used for recovering the information from (small, large and/or … more

Response Robot Evaluation Exercise (#6)
March 8-12, 2010

The sixth in a series of DHS/NIST response robot evaluation exercises will be hosted at the emergency responder training facility known as … more

Random Rotations on a Sphere, and a Confidence Interval Problem
March 8, 2010

Part 1: Consider a "random rotation" of a fixed point on a unit sphere in p -dimensions, where p is at least 3. (For example, you're standing near … more

Worlds Best Technology Showcase
March 16-17, 2010

Technology and Innovation Showcase - an introduction to the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for Technology Transfer and the mechanisms used to … more

Nano-Optics, Plasmonics, and Advanced Materials Workshop
April 19-22, 2010

This workshop will bring together invited speakers from leading research groups working at the intersection of these three disciplines to present … more

Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security
May 11-12, 2010

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information; … more

Future of Fire Research Information Workshop 2010
May 11, 2010

A broad diversity of organizations are actively engaged in reducing the societal impact of fire, including researchers, engineers, industry, … more

NIST Grand Challenges for Advanced Photovoltaic Technologies and Measurements
May 11-12, 2010

The workshop is part of NIST's broad-based effort to identify technical challenges to commercial development of advanced solar photovoltaic (PV) … more

Measurement Science Needs for Advancing Infrastructure Delivery
May 19-20, 2010

Identify measurement science needed to achieve significant improvements in advancing delivery of sustainable physical infrastructure [1] and have … more

Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop
May 20, 2010

The Federal Chief Information Officer is charged with improving performance and lowering the cost of government operations by leveraging cloud … more

Thirtieth Anniversary of the Discovery of the Quantum Hall Effect
May 21, 2010

The discovery of the QHE 30 years ago was a by-product of basic research on silicon field effect transistors. Today, the word QHE is a synonym for … more

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Quantification and Verification Strategies Workshop
June 2-3, 2010

Join prominent experts in identifying measurement and monitoring challenges that could result from implementation of greenhouse gas (GHG) … more

MSD at Clearwater Clean Coal Conference 2010
June 6-10, 2010

Measurement Services Division will share information on NIST’s Standard Reference Materials® with more than 300 professionals representing the … more

ASTM International Committee on Homeland Security Applications; Operational Equipment; Robots (E54.08.01)
June 7-9, 2010

The goal of the upcoming meeting of the ASTM International standards committee on Homeland Security Applications; Operational Equipment; Robots … more

Federal Computer Security Program Managers' Forum Annual Offsite
June 8-9, 2010

The Federal Computer Security Program Managers’ Forum is a group comprised of information security professionals from most federal government … more

Biomedical Technology Partnership Forum
June 15, 2010

See presentations from federal agencies/labs, academia, and private sector firms engaged in biomedical technology diagnosis and treatment who are … more

Middle East North Africa (MENA) Quality Infrastructure Stakeholders Meeting
June 21-22, 2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Jordan Institution of Standards and Metrology (JISM) will convene a Middle East … more

Video Surveillance Technologies for Retail Security Symposium
June 29-30, 2010

To discuss state of the art and emerging video surveillance technologies to detect suspicious individuals and/or anomalous activity possibly … more

Meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee
July 8-9, 2010

Public meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee. Topics to be discussed: Status update UOCAVA Progression of the TGDC Working … more

Usability in Health IT: Technical Strategy, Research, and Implementation
July 13, 2010

To promote collaboration in health IT usability among Federal agencies, industry, academia, and others. Goal : Bring together industry, academia … more

The R User Conference 2010
July 20-23, 2010

Following the successful userR! 2004, useR! 2006, useR! 2007, useR! 2008, and useR! 2009, conferences, the conference is focused on: R as the … more

2010 STEM Talent: A Symposium & Career Fair for Postdocs in the Capital Region
July 22, 2010

A conference and career fair for current postdoctoral fellows working in Washington, D.C.-area federal labs and universities, and for companies … more

Cybersecurity and Innovation in the Information Economy
July 27, 2010

This Symposium is part of a review being conducted by the Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force, which was initiated by Secretary Gary … more

ANSI/NIST-ITL Standard Workshop
July 27-29, 2010

To discuss proposed updates to the standard, and determine which ones will be included in the version to be put up for a vote this year. more

NACMA 2010 Annual Workshop and Conference: Meet World Experts on GD&T, Dimensional Measurement Uncertainty, and Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Accuracy
August 4-6, 2010

To contribute to the growth of expertise in coordinate measuring machine technology, improve measurement accuracy and traceability, and to promote … more

Workshop on UOCAVA Remote Voting Systems
August 6-7, 2010

The Election Assistance Commission (EAC), Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) of the Department of Defense, and National Institute of … more

Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity Education Workshop
August 11-12, 2010

On August 11th and 12th, 2010 The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will hold a workshop - Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity … more

Second SHA-3 Candidate Conference
August 23-24, 2010

The Second SHA-3 Candidate Conference will be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara , on August 23-24, 2010, following Crypto 2010 … more

Washington Metro Region Nanotechnology Partnership Forum (9/2010)
September 13, 2010

The intent of the forum is to foster collaboration and potential partnerships among federal laboratories, academia, and the private sector in the … more

NIChE Workshop on Materials for Large-Scale Energy Storage
September 16-17, 2010

This workshop will delve into the end-use applications and market drivers for large-scale storage, the R&D efforts that are pushing the … more

Cryptographic Key Management Workshop 2010
September 20-21, 2010

NIST is in the process of developing a DRAFT Special Publication on the Cryptographic Key Management Design Framework. The draft is scheduled for … more

2010 Maryland Stem Cell Research Symposium
September 22, 2010

Maryland TEDCO and Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund has partnered with NIST, NIH, Johns Hopkins University, and the University System of Maryland … more

The 4th Carbon Nanotube Workshop at NIST
September 23-24, 2010

The 4th Carbon Nanotube Workshop at NIST was held on September 23rd and 24th 2010. It featured in depth presentations and discussions of recent … more

The 4th Carbon Nanotube Workshop at NIST: Measurement and Control of Chirality
September 23-24, 2010

The 4th NIST workshop on single wall carbon nanotubes will be held September 23rd and 24th 2010 at NIST in Gaithersburg, MD. In the AML Room … more

The European Spallation Source Getting the "Green" Light
September 24, 2010

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Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security Workshop
September 24, 2010

NIST will hold an Industrial Control Systems Security Workshop at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center to … more

6th Annual IT Security Automation Conference
September 27-29, 2010

See the Conference Flyer: The 6th Annual IT Security Automation Conference, hosted by the … more

Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS'10) Workshop
September 28-30, 2010

The 2010 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems workshop will be the tenth in a series dedicated to defining measures and methodologies of … more

NIST Workshop on Wires, Whiskers and Walls: Energy Applications at the Nanoscale
September 30-October 1, 2010

To gather computational materials scientists and experimentalists to discuss material nanostructure with applications to alternative energy. more

Modern Day Alchemy with Metamaterials Invisibility Cloaks and Superlenses
October 15, 2010

Controlling light by bending space? Science fiction? Is it something just for magicians and imaginary heroes like Harry Potter? Transformation … more

Improving Clinical Laboratory Testing through Harmonization: An International Forum
October 26-27, 2010

The AACC and NIST is hosting an invitation-only conference on global harmonization of results from clinical laboratory testing procedures for … more

Building Integration of Micro-Generation Technologies Seminar
October 27, 2010

  In conjunction with Annex 54 ( of the International Energy Agency's Energy Conservation in Building and Community Systems … more

Deepwater Horizon: Science in Action
October 29, 2010

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been called the largest response to an environmental catastrophe in the history of the U.S. As the lead … more

Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop II
November 4-5, 2010

On May 20, 2010, NIST hosted the first Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop. The purpose of that initial workshop was to respond to the request of … more

Mood Disorders and Creativity
November 5, 2010

A possible link between madness and genius is one of the oldest and most persistent of cultural notions; it is also one of the most controversial. … more

NBS and the Laser On the 50th Anniversary of the Laser
December 3, 2010

When the first laser was demonstrated fifty years ago, it was seen mostly as a solution in search of a problem. As lasers were further developed, … more

Forensics @ NIST 2010
December 6-8, 2010

The Forensic Science Program in the NIST Law Enforcement Standards Office is hosting its first three day symposium entitled “Forensics @ NIST … more

Breeding and Building Molecules To Spy on Cells and Tumors
December 10, 2010

To circumvent the limited spatial resolution of fluorescent protein imaging, we are developing genetically encoded tags for electron microscopy … more

Why Climate Science Doesn't Unite Us But Energy Technology Does
December 17, 2010

Climate science was supposed to unite peoples across ideological and national boundaries. Instead, America's two political parties are more … more

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