National Institute of Standards and Technology May 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Program Evaluation Data Collection
Document Number: 2012-12903
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
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.
National Fire Codes: Request for Comments on NFPA Technical Committee Reports
Document Number: 2012-12779
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is publishing this notice on behalf of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to announce the availability of and request comments on the technical reports that will be presented at NFPA's 2013 Annual Revision Cycle.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Usability Data Collections
Document Number: 2012-11844
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
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.
Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting
Document Number: 2012-11237
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee), will hold a meeting via teleconference on Friday, June 1, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee's draft annual report to the NIST Director. Any draft meeting materials will be posted on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/. Interested members of the public will be able to participate in the meeting from remote locations by calling into a central phone number.
Notice of Public Meeting-Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop V
Document Number: 2012-10811
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
NIST announces the Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop V to be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, June 5, 6 and 7, 2012. The format is a two-day forum followed by a one-day hands-on workshop. This workshop will provide information on the U.S. Government (USG) Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap initiative. This workshop will also provide an updated status on NIST efforts to help develop open standards in interoperability, portability and security in cloud computing. This event is open to the public. In addition, NIST invites organizations to participate as Exhibitors as described in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
Announcing a National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Workshop
Document Number: 2012-10810
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
NIST announces a National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Workshop to be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. This is an initial informational NCCoE workshop. The goals of this workshop are to provide a venue for discussion of the NCCoE public-private partnership structure, and to describe and gather input from individual participants on possible case studies that are expected to form a central focus of collaborative efforts. The workshop will also describe and explore opportunities for industry, academia, and Federal, state and local government agencies to participate in the NCCoE.
Request for Information on Proposed New Program: National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI)
Document Number: 2012-10809
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The NIST-hosted Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO) invites interested parties to provide input on a new public- private partnership program, the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI or Network). The proposed Network will be composed of up to fifteen Institutes for Manufacturing Innovation (IMIs or Institutes) around the country, each serving as a hub of manufacturing excellence that will help to make United States (U.S.) manufacturing facilities and enterprises more competitive and encourage investment in the U.S. This program was proposed in the President's fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget \1\ and was announced by the President on March 9, 2012.\2\ The NNMI program will be managed collaboratively by the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Commerce's NIST, the National Science Foundation, and other agencies. Industry, state, academic and other organizations will co-invest in the Institutes along with the NNMI program. For purposes of this notice, ``co-invest'' means that non-federal entities will contribute financial and other resources to the Institutes to complement federal investments.