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Government/Industry Meetings

The Defense Standardization Program Office occasionally particpates in conferences, workshops, or meetings attended by other government employees and industry representatives that address standardization or other DSPO mission areas. The event described below focuses on parts management, manufacturing, diminishing manufacturing resources and materiel shortages, value engineering, and related topics, along with links to an external website offering details on the agenda, registration information, cost, and availability of lodging. The proceedings from past events also include proceedings from conferences dealing with domestic and international standardization.

    DMSMS 2013 Conference & Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) 2013
    Organized by Universal Technology Corporation (UTC)
    December 2–5, 2013
    Gaylord Palms Convention Center
    6000 West Osceola Parkway
    Kissimmee, FL 34746

    The DMSMS 2013 Conference will be collocated with the Defense Manufacturing Conference, so registered attendees will have expanded training and networking opportunities, and will also have access to an greater number of exhibits. Please mark the dates and visit the DMSMS 2013 Conference website External Link to monitor the conference development. Questions about the conference not addressed on the website may be directed to the UTC Conference Coordinator.

    Conference Proceedings

    DMSMS and Standardization Conferences
    DoD Standardization Conferences

    National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    The NIST Standards Services Group (SSG) organizes workshops and educational seminars for domestic and international audiences. NIST's SSG also offers training for federal, state, and local government agencies on the fundamentals of documentary standards and conformity assessment. Additional information on workshops and training are available on DSPO Training page, and the NIST Global Standards Information page. External Link

    Parts Standardization and Managment Committee (PSMC) Meetings
    Minutes from prior PSMC meetings may be accessed from the PSMC website library. External Link

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Standardization Conference (16-18 September 2008)
    Co-sponsored by the United States Department of Defense, NATO Standardization Agency (NSA), and Allied Command Transformation (ACT), and attended by delegates and subject matter experts from 19 NATO and Partner for Peace nations, this conference offered new ideas for standardization within NATO, fostered integration of the latest developments in allied transformation, and encouraged the practical application of standardization in support of the Alliance. Conference proceedings are available on the NSA protected website. External Link (Note: To find the conference proceedings, look under NSAEvents> Previous Events> 2008> 2008 NATO Standardization Conference.)

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