National Institute of Standards and Technology May 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
Document Number: 2021-10885
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Board of Overseers) and the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet in open session on Thursday, June 17, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. The Board of Overseers, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, reports the results of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) activities to the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) each year, along with its recommendations for the improvement of the Award process. The Judges Panel, also appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, ensures the integrity of the Award selection process and recommends Award recipients to the Secretary of Commerce. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review information received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and from the Chair of the Judges Panel. The agenda will include: Baldrige Program Update, Baldrige Foundation Update, Baldrige Judges Panel Update, Ethics Review, Baldrige Award Process, and New Business/Public Comment.
National Conference on Weights and Measures 106th Annual Meeting
Document Number: 2021-10677
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The 106th Annual Meeting of the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) will be held using a combined video conferencing platform for on-line attendance, and in-person at the Hyatt Regency Rochester in Rochester, New York, from Sunday, July 18, 2021, through Friday, July 23, 2021. This notice contains information about significant items on the NCWM Committee agendas but does not include all agenda items. As a result, the items are not consecutively numbered.
Selection of Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport Division as the Designated Institute for Underwater Acoustics Measurements
Document Number: 2021-10394
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the United States Department of Commerce, has designated the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport as the U.S. Designated Institute (DI) for Underwater Acoustics Measurements to meet the needs of the national security of the United States. This designation is in accordance with the Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) of the Comit[eacute] International des Poids et Mesures (CIPM), to which NIST is a signatory as the National Measurement Institute (NMI) of the United States. Section 6.1 of the MRA allows NIST to designate a laboratory other than itself to participate in the CIPM key comparisons on behalf of its nation and to be responsible for disseminating the national measurement standards relevant to a particular measurand if a substantial and demonstrable scientific need, trade barrier to an industry in the United States, or a national security need is addressed by such designation and such need cannot be addressed by NIST.
National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network: Characterizing User Equipment Emissions
Document Number: 2021-09411
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network (NASCTN) is hosting a public meeting on the conclusion of their project Characterizing User Equipment Emissions on May 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. The purpose of this meeting is to bring together federal, industry, and academic stakeholders; to disseminate NASCTN's findings; and to share information.
National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network: LTE Impacts to Aeronautical Mobile Telemetry and LTE Waveform Measurement
Document Number: 2021-09410
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network (NASCTN) is hosting a public meeting on LTE impacts to Aeronautical Mobile Telemetry (AMT) as well as field and laboratory LTE waveform measurement on May 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. The purpose of this meeting is to bring together federal, industry, and academic stakeholders; to disseminate NASCTN's findings; and to share information.
National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2021-09409
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a virtual meeting via web conference on Thursday, June 10, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time and Friday, June 11, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is to update the Committee on: The progress of the NCST investigation focused on the impacts of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico and the implementation of recommendations from previous NCST investigations, including the Joplin tornado investigation. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disaster-failure-studies/national - construction-safety-team-ncst/advisory-committee-meetings.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board
Document Number: 2021-09408
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.
Open Meeting of the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board
Document Number: 2021-09407
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, and Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. All sessions will be open to the public.
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2021-09406
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee) will meet on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.