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9th Annual Systems Engineering Conference

          “Focusing on Improving Performance of Defense Systems Programs”


San Diego, CA

23-26 October 2006

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

 

Agenda

Tuesday, 24 October 2006

 

Spanning the Government and the Globe by  Mr. Mike Kern

 

 

General Session

 

Acquisition Transformation and Accelerating Change by The Honorable James Finley

 

USAF Systems Engineering by Mr. Terry Jaggers

 

OSD/Services Chief Engineers’ Panel by Mr. Carl Siel

 

9th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference by Mr. Mark D. Schaeffer

 

Track 1

 

Understanding the Technical Rationale and Intent of Requirements by Mr. John Chobany

 

Systems Engineering in Venus Satellite by Mr. Jacob Herscovitz

 

The Value of Systems Engineering by Mr. Al Mink

 

Systems Engineering Revitalization Efforts by Mr. Bob Skalamera

 

Space Information & Intelligence System by Mr. Peter Sardella

 

Track 2

 

Advancing the Role of DT&E in the Systems Engineering Process: An Update on the NDIA Systems Engineering Division DT&E Committee by Dr. George Ka’iliwai, Mr. John Lohse, Mr. Tom Wissink

 

Test & Evaluation in the Virtual World by Dr. David R. Pratt and Dr. Robert W. Franceschini

 

Program Success Through SE Discipline in Technology Maturity by Mr. Chris DiPetto

 

Systems Engineers Provide a Key Contribution and Role in System Integration and Test by Mr. William Lyders

 

Track 3

 

Program Support: Perspectives and Systemic Issues by Mr. Dave Castellano

 

Systems Engineering –The Defense Acquisition System’s Environmental Management System

(EMS) by Mr. Sherman Forbes

 

A Closer Look at the Housing Bubble and Requirements Management by Mr. Jimmy Thai

 

Cost Efficient Risk Management Through Integrated T&E Throughout the Systems Engineering Life-Cycle

by Mr. Josh Tribble

 

Track 4

 

Insight: Operability Testing for High Availability Systems by Mr. Edward Beck

 

Systems Approach of Prognostics by Mr. David K. Han, Mr. Michael G. Pecht, and Mr. Davinder K. Anand

 

Utilizing Current Test Strategies to Drive Diagnostics Development, Deployment and

Support Through Software Tools by Mr. Duane Lowenstein

 

Track 5

 

Model Based Systems Engineering and How it Aids DoD Acquisition & Systems Engineering by Mr. Dwayne Hardy

 

Implementing the Acquisition M&S Master Plan by CAPT Mike Lilienthal, MSC, USN

 

Planning Modeling and Simulation Support to Systems Engineering by Mr. James W. Hollenbach

 

Model Driven Systems Engineering: Linking the “Vee” by Mr. Tim Tritsch, Ms. Janice Magill, and Mr. James Newbury

 

Track 6

 

Architecture, Requirement, and Software: A Cooperative  Approach to Product Management by Mr. Jonathan Casey and Mr. Mark Minnucci

 

Reference Architecture and The JCIDS Process Network Centric Systems by Mr. Chuck Sammons

 

DoD Enterprise Architecting: Joint Issues Derived From SOF Air Analysis by Major Todd L. Wieser, Major Gregory Miller, Major Aaron Piepkorn, Major James Kennedy, and Dr. Robert Mills, Dr. John Colombi

 

The Use of Patterns in Enterprise Architecture by Satya Moorthy, Dr. Robert Cloutier

 

Track 7

 

CMMI—Next Steps by Ms. Kristen Baldwin

 

How Does High Maturity Benefit the Customer? By Dr.Mr. Rick Hefner


Practical Experiences and Lessons Learned in Implementing CMMI by Mr. Michael T. Kutch, Jr. and Mr. Mike Knox

 

Track 8

 

How applying the Team Software ProcessSM (TSP) and Personal Software ProcessSM (PSP)

can increase Software Supportability by Mr.Bradley Hodgins

 

Early Application of Computer Program Systems Integration, Test and Performance Measurement

by Mr. Tom Sobieralski

 

Wednesday, 25 October 2006

 

System Engineering and Integration for Submarine Combat Systems in the COTS Environment by

Mr. Dennis J. Cooper, Ms. Joan Sienkiewicz, and Mr. Mike Oliver

 

How to Create and Select High Value, Innovative, Competitive and Economic Concepts

for New Systems? By Mr. Jacob Herscovitz

 

The Next Generation of Air Force SE to the Early Stages of Life Cycleby Mr. Jeff Loren

 

Step 1 for Systems Engineering: Establish a Tangible Requirement Management Process by

Mr. Jim Miller

 

Systems Engineering for Rapid Prototyping: A Practical Application by Maj Monte Cannon, Maj Greg Buckner,

Maj Greg Buttram, Maj Michael Jiru, Maj Arlene Collazo, Dr. Brian Hermann, Dr. John Colombi

 

Top 5 Issues Update, Mr. Bob Rassa

 

Top 5 Software Issues Update, Mr. Bob Rassa

 

Product-based Systems Engineering Requirements by Mr. Brian Shaw, Mr. Larry Pennell, and  Mr. Dave Davis

 

Concept for an Enterprise Wide (EW) System Engineering Collaborative Engineering Environment by Dr. David Signori, Dr. Jimmie McEver, Dr. Kenneth Jordan, and Dr. Stuart Starr

 

Track 2

 

The Test and Evaluation of EO Sensors by Mr. Raymond F. Beach

 

Toward Flight Testing Less, Better by Mr. Dean Carico

 

Test & Evaluation in the Virtual World by Dr. David R. Pratt and Dr. Robert W. Franceschini

 

DoD Weapons/Explosive Safety Service – Unique, Inconsistent, Duplicate and Common Testing

Standards/Requirements - Are Yours Here? By Mr. Scott Rideout

 

Defense View on Considerations for System of Systems SE by Ms. Kristen Baldwin, Dr. Judith Dahmann, and Ms. Robin Gullifer

 

Implementing Systems Engineering in a Sustainment Environment by Mr. Jim Miller

 

Suitable Metrics for Measuring the Effectiveness of the Systems Engineering Process by Mr. Benjamin Q. Luong

and Ms. Lauren L. Nguyen

 

A New Strategy for Submarine Payload Integration The VIRGINIA Multi -Mission Payload Module

by Mr. John Pavlos

 

Performance-Based Earned Value by Mr. Paul J. Solomon

 

Track 3

 

Cost As An Independent Variable Balancing Performance and Affordability by Mr. Ed Casey

 

A Strategy for Program Success: Leading Indicators for Early Warning by Ms Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

 

Quality / Systems Engineering Interfaces to Enhance Program Success by Dr. Jay Mandelbaum

 

Nunn-McCurdys Aren’t Fun! By Mr. Gary Payton

 

Certification of Flight Critical Systems by Mr. Herbert Hecht

 

Acquisition Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH) – ODUSD(I&E) Role and Activities

by Ms. Patricia Huheey

 

Understanding the Joint Partnership between Program Management & Systems Engineering by

Mr. Samuel Son and Mr. Benjamin Q. Luong

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Seven Steps of an Effective Lessons Learned Process by Mr. Jimmy Thai

 

Lessons Learned from a Mature DMSMS Program by SQNLDR P.D.Weeding

 

Track 4

 

Update on the Process for Evaluating Logistics Readiness Levels (LRLs) by Ms. Elizabeth Broadus

 

Introduction to GEIA-STD STD-0007 0007 Logistics Product Data Logistics Product Data by

Mr. James Colson

 

Technical Data (an Output of Systems Engineering) in the Context of the LCMC by Mr. R. Miller

 

PBL Overview, Business and PBL Overview, Business and Metric Discussion Metric Discussion by

Dr. David Nowicki & Dr. Dinesh Verma, and Mr. Tom Parry

 

A System-of-Systems Approach to Component Commonality by Mr. Ivan W. Wolnek

 

Track 5

 

Practical Design Issues of Simulation-Based Acquisition by Mr. Kevin Tang, Dr. Charles Cohen, and

Mr. Glenn Beach

 

Modeling and Simulation (M&S) an Issue of Credibility by Mr. David Henry

 

Information Assurance for Distributed M&S Standards by Mr. Scott Holben

 

An Effective UML Process by Mr. Jeffrey O. Grady

 

Using Technical Data for Program Assessment by Mr. Henson Graves, and Mr. Jim Hollenbach

 

Interactive Visualization Development For Rapid Response by Ms. Therese Metcalf

 

Missile Operations and Support Simulation (MOSS) Method by Mr. Rob Slater

 

AIMS by Mr. John Rivers

 

Track 6

 

“The Net-Centric Foxhole” Perspectives from Army Future Combat Systems Mr. D. Emery

 

GES4 - Generic Environment Simulator for SoS (System of Systems)

 

New Perceptions in Coping with System of (SoS ) by Dr. Daniel Leshem

 

Managing the “Trick-Bag” of Intersystem Coupling by Mr. Jeffrey S. Levin

 

Capability Acquisition Strategy Analysis: A Real Options Approach by Mr. Shin-Jyh Frank Chang,

Mr. Gary Backus, Ms. Michele Steinbach

 

Humans-In-The-Loop – Challenges in a Complex SoS Environment by Dr. Abe Meilich.

 

Open Architecture as an Enabler for FORCEnet by: Mr. Tom Hedge

 

Final Presentation for the Implication of FORCEnet on Coalition Forces


Track 7


Optimizing Risk Management by
Mr. Rick Bollinger

Thursday, 26 October 2006

Track 1

Dominant Air Power: Design For Tomorrow…Deliver Today Global Hawk Integrated Risk Management Global

Trusted Information Management Framework by Dr. John F. Coughlin

Improving Systems Engineering Process Through Value Stream Mapping by Mr. Brent Theodore

Adapting the Vee Model to Accomplish Systems Engineering on Change Projects by Ms. Lauren Nguyen

Systems Engineering The Sequel 2006 TurboTax by Mr. Michael T. Kutch, Jr. and Mr. Mike Knox

Track 2

Safety of Unmanned Systems by Mr. Edward W. Kratovil

Integrating Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health Risk Management into Systems Engineering Using the System Safety Methodology by Mr. Mr. Sherman Forbes

Engineering Practices for System Assurance by Mr. Paul R. Croll

DoD Software Engineering and System Assurance New Organization – New Vision by Ms. Kristen Baldwin

Horizontal Integration of ESOH Requirements for Future Combat Systems by Ms. Elizabeth A. Miller

Track 3

Problem Reporting is not a Problem, It’s an Opportunity by Mr. Scott Banks and Mr. Mark Pellegrini

Technology Program Management Model (TPMM) by Mr. Mike Ellis and Mr. Jeff Craver

Specifying Initial Design Review (IDR) and Final Design Review (FDR) Criteria by Ms. Mary Ann Lapham

Fostering Intra-Organizational Communication of Enterprise Systems Engineering Practices by Dr. Brian E. White

Anti-Tamper Overview and V&V Process by Major James Yurack

Effective Quality Assurance (QA) on Small Projects by Ms. Jean Swank, Ms. Jeanne Balsam, and Mr. Lee Sheiner

Track 4

Strategies for Systems Engineering Training by Dr. Rick Hefner

Comprehensive Training For Your Engineering Workforce by Mr. Michael T. Kutch, Jr.

Systems Engineering at Naval Postgraduate School by Mr. Eugene P. Paulo

Introducing Object Oriented Systems Engineering Methods to University Systems Engineering Curricula                        by Mr. Chris Ryder

Continuous Learning Module “Modeling & Simulation for Systems Engineering” by Mr. Michael Truelove

Track 5

How the Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Product Line Approach Supports Concept Exploration by Dr. David R. Pratt,  Dr. Robert W. Franceschini, and Mr. Robert B. Burch

“Training” for Models: The Role of Knowledge Management in Applying Modeling and Simulation (M&S) to Systems Engineering by Dr. David R. Pratt and Dr. Robert W. Franceschini

A Predictive Model of User Equipage Costs for Future Air Traffic Services and Capabilities: An ADS-B Example by  Mr. Kent V. Hollinger, P.E., Mr. James D. Nickum, P.E., Mr. Doyle T. Peed, and Mr. Todd M. Stock

A Model-Driven Systems Engineering Approach for Unmanned Aircraft Airspace Integration by Mr. Joe Wolfrom,      Ms. Jennifer Rainey, and Mr. Ken McKneely

Track 6

Acquiring Evolving Technologies: Web Services Standards by Mr. Harry L. Levinson

Leveraging Open Source e-Commerce Tools to Enable Joint Operations by Mr. Steve Rowe, Mr. Josh Band, and Dr. Charles Cohen

Moving Beyond SNMP by Mr. James A. Mazzei

Hypothetical Military CONOPs for Wireless Sensor Networks by Mr. David A. Stuart

 

Product Support Committee by Mr. Richard L. (Dick) Engwall

 

Determining System Interoperability Using an Integration Readiness Level by Stevens Institute of Technology

 

Track 7

 

The Quest for Practical DFSS (Design-for-Six-Sigma) Tools - PGMM Case Study by Mr. Doug Storsved and Mr. James Kalberer

 

“Pattern Library for use in Weapons System Engineering” by Mr. Frank Salvatore

Mission Assurance within the framework of CMMI by Ms. Kathy Stone

 

 

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