National Institute of Standards and Technology May 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents
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Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will meet Tuesday, June 7, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, June 8, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology is composed of fifteen members appointed by the Director of NIST who are eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations.
National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Governance Workshop
NIST announces the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Governance Workshop to be held on Thursday, June 9, 2011, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Friday, June 10, 2011, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. This workshop will identify and discuss various governance models to administer the process for policy and standards adoption for the Identity Ecosystem Framework in accordance with the Strategy. The goals of this workshop are to provide a venue for discussion and additional clarity on the forthcoming Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on models for a governance structure for the NSTIC Identity Ecosystem, including an overview of key issues pertaining to structure, stakeholder representation, steering group initiation, and priorities. Additional workshops will be announced in the Federal Register.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; the NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers (NIST Summer Institute) and the NIST Research Experience for Teachers (NIST RET) Application Requirements
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Evaluating Test Procedures for Voting Systems
NIST is soliciting interest in supplying voting equipment used in an election in 2008 or later and/or certified (or submitted for certification) by the Election Assistance Commission for use by NIST in research to develop and assess NIST's test procedures for voting equipment. Manufacturers interested in participating in this research will be asked to execute a Letter of Understanding. Interested parties are invited to contact NIST for information regarding participation, Letters of Understanding and shipping.