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Draft FIPS 201-2 Workshop


NIST is hosting a public workshop on the Draft Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 201-2. The purpose of the workshop is to exchange information on Draft FIPS 201-2, answer questions and provide clarifications regarding the Draft. Federal Agencies and industry representatives are invited to discuss the Draft FIPS 201-2 and share their observations on the proposed FIPS 201-2 implementation requirements and capabilities. 

Webcast (registration not required)
Participants that wish to attend "remotely" may participate using their web browser to view the webcast. Questions from remote viewers should be sent to piv_comments@nist.gov

The webcast will be available at: http://www.ebmcdn.net/nist/flash/nist-player/041811/index.html

Participants and observers are encouraged to use the tag "DraftFIPS201-2" when blogging and tweeting about the Draft FIPS201-2 workshop.

Vendor / Agency Observations  
In the afternoon of April 19, NIST will facilitate a session for 10 minute individual presentations through which interested individuals may present their observations on Draft FIPS 201-2 revision to the group. Presentations will be accepted on a first come first served basis. All material presented will be made public and must exclude marketing material.  Individuals desiring to present their observations must contact the PIV Team (piv_comments@nist.gov) via email and provide an abstract and presentation slides by Tuesday, April 5th, 2011. Please use "Draft FIPS 201-2 Workshop" in Subject line of the email. Workshop registration is required to gain entry to the NIST facilities.

Reference Documentation: Copies of FIPS 201-2 will not be available at the workshop. If you'd like to reference the document while at the workshop, please print a copy to bring along.


Time Topic/Event


Day 1: Monday, April 18, 2011
8:00 - 9:00 am Arrival Check-in and Security NIST Security
9:00 - 9:10 am Host Introduction Hildegard Ferraiolo, NIST
9:10 - 9:30 am NIST Welcome James Dray, NIST
9:30 - 10:15 am Overview (Goals of the workshop, purpose of the revision, overall revision process, summary of proposed changes) Hildegard Ferraiolo, NIST
10:15 - 10:30 am BREAK  
10:30 - 11:30 am Identity Proofing and Registration (OPM Springer memo, source documents, chain-of-trust, Central Verification System) William MacGregor, NIST
11:30 - 12:30 pm Issuance and Maintenance (Special rule for pseudonyms, grace period, name change by card-holder, re-key, post-issuance updates, verification data reset) Ketan Mehta, Booz Allen Hamilton
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch  
1:30 - 3:00 pm PIV Biometric Specifications Patrick Grother, NIST
3:00 - 3:15 pm Break  
3:15 - 3:45 pm Reader Resilience and Flexibility William MacGregor, NIST
3:45 - 4:45 pm Visual Card Topography Annie Sokol, NIST
Day 2: Tuesday, April 19, 2011
9:00 - 9:30 am Change Management Salvatore Francomacaro, NIST
9:30 - 9:40 am Federal ICAM Sub-Committee Plan for FIPS 201-2 Revision Recommendations Tim Baldridge, NASA
9:40 - 9:50 am OMB Policy Salvatore Francomacaro NIST
9:50 - 10:15 am PIV Validation, Certification, and Accreditation Ramaswamy Chandramouli, NIST
10:15 - 10:30 am Break  
10:30 - 11:30 am PIV Card Application Hildegard Ferraiolo, NIST
11:30 - 12:30 pm PIV Cardholder Authentication Ketan Mehta, Booz Allen Hamilton
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch  
1:30 - 2:15 pm Secure Channel Protocol(s) David Cooper, NIST
2:15 - 2:45 pm FIPS 201 Evaluation Program David Temoshok, GSA
2:45 - 3:00 pm Break  
3:00 -5:00 pm Vendor/Agency Observations
3:00-3:10 Documents & Standards Gap, Lars Suneborn, SCA
3:15-3:25 Usage-Authentication and PKI, LaChelle LeVan, SCA  
3:30-3:40 Change Managment, Gilles Lisimaque, SCA
3:45-3:55 Usage - Card Data, Gilles Lisimaque, SCA
4:00-4:10 Achieving FIPS 201 compliance, Auston Holt, atsec information security
4:15-4:25 FIPS 201-2 Review, Rob Zivney, SIA
4:30-4:40 Standards and Testing, Salvatore D'Agostino, SIA
4:45-4:55 PIV Card Topology, Ron Martin, HHS
5:00 - 5:20 pm Wrap-up William MacGregor, NIST

Workshop Information and Agenda (pdf)


Start Date: Monday, April 18, 2011
End Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Location: NIST: Administration Building/Red Auditorium
Audience: Industry, Government
Format: Workshop


National Institute of Standards and Technology


Registration is now CLOSED. There will NOT be ON-SITE registration for this conference.

NIST Visitor Information


Holiday Inn
2 Montgomery Village Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 29879
(301) 948-8900  

Room Rate: $119 + taxes
Reference: NIST/FIPS 201 Workshop  

Technical Contact:

William MacGregor, NIST

Hildegard Ferraiolo, NIST

Ketan Mehta, Booz Allen Hamilton