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Note to all NIST Visitors:

The Gaithersburg, Md., and Boulder, Colo., campuses of NIST are closed to the general public at this time. Official visitors must present photo identification upon arrival. Visitors can access the Gaithersburg campus from the main gate at W. Diamond Ave. and Bureau Drive only. Visitors must wear a visitor badge at all times while on the NIST campus.

If you plan to attend a NIST conference, please note that all attendees must be pre-registered. Photo identification must be presented at the main gate to be admitted to the conference. International attendees are required to present a passport. Attendees must wear their conference badge at all times while on the campus. For information on registering for specific conferences, please visit our conference page at

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Date created: 9/6/00
Last updated: 08/04/08