Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The NCCoE will host an Industry Day on January 8, 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm for parties interested in the proposed Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), which has been the subject of three Federal Register notices to date. Industry Day will engage vendors and federal employees in a discussion about the proposed requirement, the NCCoE and the forthcoming draft request for proposals (RFP) for the requirement.

See for the official NIST/NCCoE Industry Day notice.

The Industry Day will be held at:

The Universities at Shady Grove
Building I Auditorium
9630 Gudelsky Drive 
Rockville, MD  20850

This is a free event. To register, visit

Due to space constraints, NIST has placed a limit on attendees of two individuals per organization. 

Registration deadline is January 6, 2014 at 5 pm.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • “NCCoE 101”
  • Discussion of acquisition process for the FFRDC requirement

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

  • Lunch break (Neither food nor beverages will be provided by NIST)

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Questions and answers

NOTE: This is NOT a "bidder's conference" and this announcement is not a request for proposal, a promise to contract or a commitment of any kind. The Government will not assume liability for costs incurred by any vendor for travel, marketing efforts or data offered for examination. Therefore, the cost of preparing information in response to this notice is not considered an allowable direct or indirect charge to the Government.