National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP); Workshop for Establishing the System Integration Testing and Operational/User Acceptance Testing Accreditation Program, 55142-55143 [2019-22412]

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PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP); Workshop for Establishing the System Integration Testing and Operational/ User Acceptance Testing Accreditation Program National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce. ACTION: Announcement of public workshop. AGENCY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces a public workshop to be held on November 19, 2019, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Hampton Virginia. The purpose of the workshop is the exchange of information among the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), the United States Department of Defense (DoD), and any national and federal laboratories interested in seeking accreditation to perform System Integration Testing (SIT) and Operational/User Acceptance Testing (OAT/UAT). DATES: The workshop will be held 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 19, 2019. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Creech Conference Center (Amphitheater), located at 190 Dodd Boulevard, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia 23665. Please note registration and admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brad Moore, Program Manager, NIST/NVLAP, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 2140, Gaithersburg, MD 20899–2140, Phone: (301) 975–5740 or email: bradley.moore@nist.gov. Information regarding the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) and the accreditation process can be obtained from http:// www.nist.gov/nvlap. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U–2 Federal Laboratory requested that NIST establish a laboratory accreditation program to evaluate the technical qualifications and competence of DoD laboratories performing System Integration Testing (SIT) and Operational/User Acceptance Testing (OAT/UAT) in support of Federal Major Weapon Systems (MWS). NIST will hold a public workshop to solicit comments on the proposed establishment of this laboratory accreditation program. The public SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 199 / Tuesday, October 15, 2019 / Notices workshop will also solicit input for the technical requirements necessary for such a laboratory accreditation program. The purpose of the proposed Federal Major Weapon Systems (MWS) Laboratory Accreditation Program would be to evaluate testing laboratories’ technical competencies against known standards and testing criteria that will ultimately be used to provide confidence in the performance of these laboratories to test weapon systems. Test methods proposed are test and evaluation methods ascribed by the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB). Other guidance proposed for this potential accreditation program include Department of Defense Instructions (DoDI), service-specific instructions, as well as additional defense standards regarding information assurance, cyber security, airworthiness, and military standards and specifications (MIL–STD/ MIL–SPEC). Additional standards may be identified throughout any development of the accreditation program technical requirements. This notice is issued in accordance with NVLAP procedures and general requirements, found in 15 CFR part 285. NVLAP provides an unbiased, thirdparty evaluation and recognition of competence. NVLAP accreditation signifies that a laboratory has demonstrated that it operates in accordance with NVLAP management and technical requirements pertaining to management systems, personnel, accommodation and environment, test and calibration methods, equipment, measurement traceability, sampling, handling of test and calibration items, and test and calibration reports. NVLAP accreditation does not imply any guarantee (certification) of laboratory performance or test/ calibration data. NVLAP accreditation is a finding of laboratory competence. All visitors are required to pre-register by close of business Friday, November 8, 2019. To pre-register and for access to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, please send the following information to 99RS.RND.LAB@us.af.mil: ✓ For Department of Defense employees in possession of a valid Common Access Card (CAC), please include the following information: • Visitor Name (Last, First Middle) • Rank (or if contractor; Contract Number) • Service/Organization ✓ For Non-Department of Defense employees, please include the following information: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:25 Oct 11, 2019 Jkt 250001 • Visitor Name (Last, First Middle) • Birthdate (MMDDYY) • State of Driver’s License or State ID (State Only) • State of Driver’s License or State ID (Number) All visitors are subject to a background check conducted by Security Forces and Air Force Office of Special Investigations. We regret to inform that we are unable to process incomplete requests. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 272 et seq. Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. 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DATES: Workshop dates and information: The two-day recovery planning workshop for the oceanic whitetip shark will be held Wednesday, November 13 through Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus, Marine Science Building Room #105, 3000 NE 151 Street, Miami, FL 33181. The workshop will begin each day at 9 a.m. and end each day at 5 p.m. or as necessary to complete business for the day. RSVP date: If you plan to attend the workshop as an interested member of the public, please contact Chelsey Young, NMFS, Office of Protected Resources, chelsey.young@noaa.gov, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55143 301–427–8491 no later than November 6, 2019. Date for information submission: Please submit information to inform recovery planning via the methods listed below in the ADDRESSES section by December 16, 2019. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP); 
Workshop for Establishing the System Integration Testing and 
Operational/User Acceptance Testing Accreditation Program

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce.

ACTION: Announcement of public workshop.

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SUMMARY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 
announces a public workshop to be held on November 19, 2019, at Joint 
Base Langley-Eustis, Hampton Virginia. The purpose of the workshop is 
the exchange of information among the National Voluntary Laboratory 
Accreditation Program (NVLAP), the United States Department of Defense 
(DoD), and any national and federal laboratories interested in seeking 
accreditation to perform System Integration Testing (SIT) and 
Operational/User Acceptance Testing (OAT/UAT).

DATES: The workshop will be held 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on 
November 19, 2019.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Creech Conference Center 
(Amphitheater), located at 190 Dodd Boulevard, Joint Base Langley-
Eustis, Virginia 23665. Please note registration and admittance 
instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this 
notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brad Moore, Program Manager, NIST/
NVLAP, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 2140, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-2140, Phone: 
(301) 975-5740 or email: [email protected].
    Information regarding the National Voluntary Laboratory 
Accreditation Program (NVLAP) and the accreditation process can be 
obtained from http://www.nist.gov/nvlap.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U-2 Federal Laboratory requested that 
NIST establish a laboratory accreditation program to evaluate the 
technical qualifications and competence of DoD laboratories performing 
System Integration Testing (SIT) and Operational/User Acceptance 
Testing (OAT/UAT) in support of Federal Major Weapon Systems (MWS). 
NIST will hold a public workshop to solicit comments on the proposed 
establishment of this laboratory accreditation program. The public

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workshop will also solicit input for the technical requirements 
necessary for such a laboratory accreditation program. The purpose of 
the proposed Federal Major Weapon Systems (MWS) Laboratory 
Accreditation Program would be to evaluate testing laboratories' 
technical competencies against known standards and testing criteria 
that will ultimately be used to provide confidence in the performance 
of these laboratories to test weapon systems. Test methods proposed are 
test and evaluation methods ascribed by the International Software 
Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and American Software Testing 
Qualifications Board (ASTQB). Other guidance proposed for this 
potential accreditation program include Department of Defense 
Instructions (DoDI), service-specific instructions, as well as 
additional defense standards regarding information assurance, cyber 
security, airworthiness, and military standards and specifications 
(MIL-STD/MIL-SPEC). Additional standards may be identified throughout 
any development of the accreditation program technical requirements.
    This notice is issued in accordance with NVLAP procedures and 
general requirements, found in 15 CFR part 285.
    NVLAP provides an unbiased, third-party evaluation and recognition 
of competence. NVLAP accreditation signifies that a laboratory has 
demonstrated that it operates in accordance with NVLAP management and 
technical requirements pertaining to management systems, personnel, 
accommodation and environment, test and calibration methods, equipment, 
measurement traceability, sampling, handling of test and calibration 
items, and test and calibration reports.
    NVLAP accreditation does not imply any guarantee (certification) of 
laboratory performance or test/calibration data. NVLAP accreditation is 
a finding of laboratory competence.
    All visitors are required to pre-register by close of business 
Friday, November 8, 2019. To pre-register and for access to Joint Base 
Langley-Eustis, please send the following information to 
[email protected]:
    [check] For Department of Defense employees in possession of a 
valid Common Access Card (CAC), please include the following 
information:

     Visitor Name (Last, First Middle)
     Rank (or if contractor; Contract Number)
     Service/Organization

    [check] For Non-Department of Defense employees, please include the 
following information:

     Visitor Name (Last, First Middle)
     Birthdate (MMDDYY)
     State of Driver's License or State ID (State Only)
     State of Driver's License or State ID (Number)

    All visitors are subject to a background check conducted by 
Security Forces and Air Force Office of Special Investigations. We 
regret to inform that we are unable to process incomplete requests.

    Authority:  15 U.S.C. 272 et seq.

Kevin A. Kimball,
Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2019-22412 Filed 10-11-19; 8:45 am]
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