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Federal Computer Security Managers’ Forum - 2 day Annual "Offsite" Meeting 2018

The Federal Computer Security Program Managers’ Forum (Forum) is sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to promote the sharing of security-related information among federal agencies.  It provides a mechanism for NIST to share information directly with federal agency information security managers in fulfillment of NIST’s leadership mandate under FISMA. The NIST Computer Security Division serves as the Secretariat of the Forum and Victoria Pillitteri and Jody Jacobs serve as the Co-Chairs. NIST provides necessary administrative and logistical support.

Annual Federal Computer Security Program Managers’ Forum Offsite

The annual Forum “Offsite” provides an opportunity to exchange information system security knowledge among federal and state employees and their support contractors that participate in the management of their organization’s information system security program. 

Presentations to include:

  • Strategic and tactical information system security issues involved in the development and application of new and emerging information technologies, and
  • Information system security issues within the federal government; and
  • Current technical and operational updates.

Who Should Attend:

Attendance is limited to US Federal government and State employees and their designated support contractors who participate in the management of their organization’s information system security program.

Additional Items:

  • Conference attendees receive Continuing Education Units to submit with their certifying authority.
  • There is no fee to attend.
  • Food will not be provided but may be purchased in the NIST cafeteria or at local restaurants.
  • A DRAFT Agenda - will be posted when the date gets closer
  • Webcast of this event is unavailable

Registration Info

Please follow this link to register for the conference: 

Cost: FREE

Note: Managers from State and local government and their support contractors are also invited to attend.

Security Instructions

If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site. Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.

NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: All foreign national visitors who do not have permanent resident status and who wish to register for the above meeting must supply additional information. Failure to provide this information prior to arrival will result, at a minimum, in significant delays in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. The required NIST-1260 form will be available during registration.*New Visitor Access Requirement: Effective July 21, 2014, Under the REAL ID Act of 2005, agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver’s license or identification card for access to federal facilities if issued by states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension.  For further details, please visit:

Event Details

Starts: May 15, 2018 - 08:00 AM EST
Ends: May 16, 2018 - 05:00 PM EST

Format: In-person Type: Conference


Attendance Type: Government and their contractors only
Audience Type: Government


100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD. 20899
(Bldg. 101 - Green Auditorium)

Parent Project

Created July 11, 2017, Updated February 12, 2018