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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Research and Development (R&D) Information Collection Request (ICR)
Document Number: 2023-15560
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Streamlined Supply Chain Information Collection Request (ICR)
Document Number: 2023-15538
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Recipient Reporting Information Collection
Document Number: 2023-15537
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-14965
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (NAIAC or Committee) will hold a virtual briefing session on Thursday, August 3, 2023. The purpose of the session is for invited experts to brief the Committee on topics of interest related to the Committee's year two efforts. Additional information, including the final agenda and link to register, will be available online at: ai.gov/naiac/.
Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting
Document Number: 2023-14963
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee) will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and Thursday, August 3, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is for the Committee to discuss their 2023 Biennial Report on the Effectiveness of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NEHRP website at https:// www.nehrp.gov/committees/meetings.htm.
National Conference on Weights and Measures; 2023 Annual Meeting
Document Number: 2023-14969
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The 108th Annual Meeting of the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) will be held in at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Norfolk, Virginia from Sunday, July 30, 2023, through Thursday, August 3, 2023. 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.
National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-14025
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (NAIAC or Committee) will hold an open meeting via webcast on July 19, 2023, from 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is for Committee Members to discuss each NAIAC working group's goals and deliverables. The final agenda will be posted to the NAIAC website: ai.gov/naiac/.
Draft Plan for Providing Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research
Document Number: 2023-13866
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology seeks comments on the Draft NIST Plan for Providing Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research. NIST is taking steps to make its scientific data and publications more readily available and accessible by the public, as directed in an August 2022 memorandum from the Office of Science and Technology Policy. The NIST Public Access Plan applies to the results of research funded wholly or in part by NIST, presented in peer-reviewed scholarly publications and as research data. This document outlines NIST's plan for implementing new requirements to manage the public access of scientific data and publications. Public comments received on the NIST Public Access Plan will inform NIST as it revises its existing directives to implement the updated Plan.
Open Meetings of the Internet of Things Advisory Board
Document Number: 2023-13868
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Internet of Things (IoT) Advisory Board will meet August 22-23, 2023, and September 26-27, 2023, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., eastern time. All sessions will be open to the public.
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Cybersecurity for the Water and Wastewater Sector: A Practical Reference Design for Mitigating Cyber Risk in Water and Wastewater Systems
Document Number: 2023-13043
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide letters of interest describing products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Cybersecurity for the Water and Wastewater Sector: A Practical Reference Design for Mitigating Cyber Risk in Water and Wastewater Systems project. This notice is the initial step for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in collaborating with technology companies to address cybersecurity challenges identified under the Cybersecurity for the Water and Wastewater Sector: A Practical Reference Design for Mitigating Cyber Risk in Water and Wastewater Systems project. Participation in the project is open to all interested organizations.
National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-12164
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (NAIAC or Committee) will hold a series of virtual briefing sessions. These sessions will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2023; Thursday, June 22, 2023; and Tuesday, June 27, 2023. The purpose of these sessions is for invited experts to brief the Committee on topics of interest related to the Committee's year two efforts. Additional information, including the final agenda and link to register, will be available online at: ai.gov/naiac/.
Open Meeting of the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board
Document Number: 2023-12170
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Wednesday, July 12, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, and Thursday, July 13, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Eastern Time. All sessions will be open to the public.
NIST's Research Data Framework
Document Number: 2023-11916
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks comments on NIST's Research Data Framework (RDaF or Framework). The RDaF is a tool that aims to help shape the future of open data access and research data management. A broader range of stakeholder views is needed for refining the next version of the RDaF. The current draft of the RDaF is available electronically from the NIST website at: https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.1500-18r1. All individuals and organizations with influence on and who are influenced by research data management are encouraged to offer their input.
Open Meeting of the Internet of Things Advisory Board
Document Number: 2023-11203
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Internet of Things (IoT) Advisory Board will meet Tuesday, July 18, 2023 and Wednesday, July 19, 2023; from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. All sessions will be open to the public.
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Software Supply Chain and DevOps Security Practices
Document Number: 2023-10221
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide letters of interest describing products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate an applied risk-based approach and recommendations for secure DevOps (software development and operations) and software supply chain practices for the Software Supply Chain and DevOps Security Practices project. This notice is the initial step for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in collaborating with technology companies to address DevOps and software supply chain security challenges identified under the Software Supply Chain and DevOps Security Practices project. Participation in the project is open to all interested organizations.
Termination of a Selected National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) Service
Document Number: 2023-10063
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) announces the termination of the Wood-Based Products Testing Laboratory Accreditation Program (LAP) offered by NVLAP. The Wood-Based Products Testing LAP includes the following areas of testing: chemical, physical, mechanical, fire performance, formaldehyde, and treated-wood characteristics.
Industrial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-09713
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Industrial Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold an in- person and web conference meeting on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purposes of this meeting are to update the Committee on the progress of the CHIPS R&D Programs, receive updates from the Committee working groups, and allow the Committee to deliberate and discuss the progress that has been made. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https:// www.nist.gov/chips/industrial-advisory-committee.
Request for Nominations for Members To Serve on National Institute of Standards and Technology and National Technical Information Service Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2023-09421
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST or Institute) and the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) invite and request nomination of individuals for appointment to eleven existing Federal Advisory Committees (Committees): Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction; Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award; Industrial Advisory Committee; Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board; Internet of Things Advisory Board; Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award; Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board; National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee; National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee; National Technical Information Service Advisory Board; and Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. NIST and NTIS will consider nominations received in response to this notice for appointment to the Committees, in addition to nominations already received. Registered Federal lobbyists may not serve on NIST or NTIS Federal Advisory Committees in an individual capacity.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; iEdison System
Document Number: 2023-09477
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2023-08975
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-28
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 13, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
National Semiconductor Technology Center Selection Committee
Document Number: 2023-08591
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') seeks nominations for immediate consideration for a Selection Committee that will play an important role in the success of the national semiconductor technology center (``NSTC''), a public private-sector consortium that the Secretary of Commerce will establish under the CHIPS Act. The Selection Committee is responsible for selecting individuals, who will serve as board members and form an independent, non-profit entity that the Department anticipates will serve as the operator of the NSTC. The Department will choose the Selection Committee members from the nominations submitted in response to this FRN. The Selection Committee will act independently of the Department. The Department seeks nominations of individuals for the Selection Committee, who by virtue of their experience and expertise, will identify distinguished, purpose-driven, visionary leaders for the new independent, non-profit entity.
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Mitigating Cybersecurity Risk in Telehealth Smart Home Integration
Document Number: 2023-08079
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide letters of interest describing products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Mitigating Cybersecurity Risk in Telehealth Smart Home Integration project. This notice is the initial step for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in collaborating with technology companies to address cybersecurity challenges identified under the Mitigating Cybersecurity Risk in Telehealth Smart Home Integration project. Participation in the project is open to all interested organizations.
Hydrometer Calibrations
Document Number: 2023-07815
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-13
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, is examining the economic impact and continued need for Hydrometer calibration services as provided to U.S. industry by the Fluid Metrology Group on NIST's campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland. NIST is also interested in whether there is a need for liquid density calibration services not presently offered by NIST. NIST publishes this notice to announce a workshop that will guide NIST planning for the future of its hydrometer calibration capabilities, and to request comments on government and industry interest in and needs for hydrometer calibrations. This is part of the effort to systematically review NIST's Measurement Services to assess gaps and ensure alignment with stakeholders' needs as discussed in the Government Accounting Office report GAO-18-445.
Existence and Use of Large Datasets To Address Research Questions for Characterization and Autonomous Tuning of Semiconductor Quantum Dot Devices
Document Number: 2023-07814
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking input regarding needs and gaps in data-sharing approaches to accelerate innovations in using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to improve the experimental characterization and control of semiconductor quantum dot devices. As part of this effort, NIST hopes to identify the needs for quantum dot device tuning automation, including existing and future quantum dot related datasets that may be useful for research, means and methods currently deployed for tuning, barriers for advancing the current state of the art techniques to enable automation of large quantum dot arrays, and the meaningful measures of success for the various stages of characterization and control. NIST plans to hold a workshop on July 19- 20, 2023, in conjunction with this notice. The information received in response to this notice and during the workshop will inform efforts and coordination needed to develop a reference database of experimental and simulated data. The reference database will ideally represent the various phases of tuning quantum dot devices, along with metrics for benchmarking the characterization and control methods for quantum dot devices.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; CHIPS Pre-Application Information Collection.
Document Number: 2023-07611
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Ask CHIPS Information Collection
Document Number: 2023-07608
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; CHIPS Full-Application Information Collection
Document Number: 2023-07607
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; CHIPS Statement of Interest Information Collection
Document Number: 2023-07606
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; CHIPS Environmental Questionnaire Information Collection
Document Number: 2023-07604
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NIST MEP Client Impact Survey
Document Number: 2023-07363
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2023-07329
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold an open meeting in-person and via web conference on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and on Thursday, June 15, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purposes of this meeting are to update the Committee on the progress of the NCST investigation focused on the impacts of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, progress of the NCST investigation focused on the Champlain Towers South partial building collapse that occurred in Surfside, Florida, and the implementation of recommendations from previous investigations. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disaster- failure-studies/national-construction-safety-team-ncst/adviso ry- committee-meetings.
NIST Safety Commission
Document Number: 2023-07260
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Safety Commission (Commission) will meet on May 22, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The purpose of this meeting is for the Commission to continue its assessment of the state of NIST's safety culture and how effectively the existing safety protocols and policies have been implemented across NIST. The agenda may change to accommodate Commission business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/director/nist-safety-commission/may-22- nist-safety-commission-meeting-agenda.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Form NIST-366A: Request for Personal Radiation Monitoring Services
Document Number: 2023-06944
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-06271
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (NAIAC or Committee) will hold an open meeting in-person and via web conference on April 25, 2023, between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. The primary purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Committee's effort to develop its year one report that will be presented to the President and National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office. The final agenda will be posted to the NAIAC website: ai.gov/naiac/.
Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
Document Number: 2023-06268
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Board of Overseers) will meet in open session on Friday, June 9, 2023, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 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 purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review information received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The agenda will include: Baldrige Program Update, Baldrige Foundation Update, Ethics Review, Alliance for Performance Excellence Update, Communities of Excellence Update, and New Business/Public Comment.
CHIPS for America Incentives Program Webinar on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for National Security Guardrails
Document Number: 2023-06297
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-03-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The CHIPS Program Office will host a public webinar in connection with the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for national security guardrails included in the CHIPS for America Incentives Program. In this webinar, the CHIPS Program Office will review the national security measures included in the CHIPS and Science Act and the additional details and definitions outlined in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. The webinar will also cover how the public can submit comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
Rights to Federally Funded Inventions and Licensing of Government Owned Inventions
Document Number: 2023-06033
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-03-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces revisions to regulations in order to make several technical corrections; reorganize certain subsections; remove outdated and/or unnecessary sections; institute a reporting requirement on federal agencies; and provide clarifications on definitions, communications, process for exercising march-in rights, filing of provisional patent applications, electronic filing of Bayh-Dole related reporting, the purpose of royalties on licenses from the Federal Government, and the processes for granting exclusive, co-exclusive, and partially exclusive licenses and for appeals. NIST has not adopted in this final rule a provision in the proposed rule regarding exercising march-in rights on the sole basis of product pricing. Instead, NIST intends to engage with stakeholders and agencies with the goal of developing a comprehensive framework for agencies considering the use of march-in provisions.
Preventing the Improper Use of CHIPS Act Funding
Document Number: 2023-05869
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-03-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The CHIPS Act (the Act) established an incentives program to reestablish and sustain U.S. leadership across the semiconductor supply chain. To ensure that funding provided through this program does not directly or indirectly benefit foreign countries of concern, the Act includes certain limitations on funding recipients, such as prohibiting engagement in certain significant transactions involving the material expansion of semiconductor manufacturing capacity in foreign countries of concern and prohibiting certain joint research or technology licensing efforts with foreign entities of concern. The Department of Commerce (Department) is issuing, and requesting public comments on, a proposed rule to set forth terms related to these limitations and procedures for funding recipients to notify the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) of any planned significant transactions that may be prohibited.
NIST Safety Commission
Document Number: 2023-04590
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Safety Commission (Commission) will meet on March 9, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Time and March 10, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Time. The purpose of this meeting is for the Commission to continue its assessment of the state of NIST's safety culture and how effectively the existing safety protocols and policies have been implemented across NIST. The agenda may change to accommodate Commission business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/director/nist-safety-commission/march- 9-10-nist-safety-commission-meeting-agenda.
Metal Additive Manufacturing Powder Consortium
Document Number: 2023-04129
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-01
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, in support of efforts to develop standards for metal powders used in additive manufacturing (AM), is establishing the Metal Additive Manufacturing Powder Consortium (``Consortium''). The Consortium will bring together stakeholders to identify and address pre-competitive measurement science and standards needs related to metal powders used in various AM technologies. The Consortium efforts are intended to develop measurement solutions and standards to improve measurement confidence, establish measurement traceability, and enable comparability in the measurements to quantify the performance of metal powders in AM applications. Participants will be required to sign a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA). At NIST's discretion, entities which are not permitted to enter into CRADAs pursuant to law or other governmental constraint may be allowed to participate in the Consortium pursuant to a separate non-CRADA agreement.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board
Document Number: 2023-03311
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-02-16
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 Tuesday, March 7-Wednesday, March 8, 2023.
Open Meetings of the Internet of Things Advisory Board
Document Number: 2023-03039
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-02-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Internet of Things (IoT) Advisory Board will meet Tuesday, March 7, 2023; Tuesday, April 18, 2023 and Wednesday, April 19, 2023; and Tuesday, May 16, 2023 and Wednesday, May 17, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. All sessions will be open to the public.
ANSI/NIST-ITL Standards Update Workshop: Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial & Other Biometric Information
Document Number: 2023-03110
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-02-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a public workshop to inform an update of the ANSI/NIST-ITL standard, ``Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial & Other Biometric Information.'' This event will be completely virtual and occur February 21-23, 2023, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The purpose of this workshop is to solicit recommendations to identify and pursue updates needed to the above- referenced standard.
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