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16th ANNUAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 29 - 31, 2013

ARLINGTON, VA

Agenda

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012

ADMINISTRATIVE REMARKS AND WELCOME

 

CHIEF SYSTEMS ENGINEERS PANEL

Engineering in the Face of Uncertainty

 

Moderator: Mr. Stephen P. Welby, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Systems Engineering), Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering)

 

Panelists:

·       Mr. Terence Edwards, Chief Systems Engineer, Office of the Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology

·       Mr. James Smerchansky, Deputy Commander, Systems Engineering Interoperability, Architecture & Technology, Marine Corps Systems Command

·       Dr. Thomas Christian, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology & Engineering

·       Mr. James Tuttle, Chief Systems Engineer, Under Secretary of Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security

·       Dr. Michael Ryschkewitsch, Chief Engineer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

·       Mr. Albert (Benjie) Spencer, Director, Systems Engineering Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

·       Mr. Alan Shaffer, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (Acting), U.S. Department of Defense

INDUSTRY PANEL

How Can Systems Engineering Help Improve Program Development and Execution in Times of Tight Budgets

 

Moderator: Mr. Bob Rassa, Director, Engineering Programs, Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems

 

Panelists:

·       Mr. Jeff Wilcox, Vice President, Engineering, Lockheed Martin Corporation

·       Mr. Paul Bailey, Chief Systems Engineer, Raytheon Company

·       Dr. Mike Papay, Vice President, Information Security and Cyber Initiatives, Northrop Grumman

·       Mr. Craig Miller, Vice President, Systems Engineering, Harris Corporation

 

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012

 

TRACK 1: NET-CENTRIC OPS/INTEROPERABILITY

·       16170 - Joint Mission Environment Test Capability, Mr. Marty Arnwine, OSD Test Resource Management Center

·       16327 - GEOINT Functional Managers Seal of Approval, Mr. Michael Reidy, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

·       16012 - Application of a Multialgorithm Decision Scheme for Improving the Robustness of Network Intrusion Detection, Mr. John Fossaceca, The George Washington University

·       16253 - Systems Engineering Designs on the Cloud, Mr. Daniel Hettema, SPEC Innovations

·       16263 - Security on the Cloud, Dr. Steven Dam, SPEC Innovations

·       16254 - Clustered Monte Carlo Simulation on Cloud Systems, Mr. Robert Sperlazza, SPEC Innovations

TRACK 1:  LOGISTICS

·       16043 – Using Crowdsourcing to Set Resource Levels for Deployed Repairables and Maintainers, Ms. Susan Laird, The George Washington University

·       15977 - System Dynamics of Sustainment, Mr. Robert Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute

·       16026 – Cannibalization in the Military: A Viable Sustainment Strategy?, Mr. Peter Bogdanowicz, Dynamics Research Corporation

TRACK 2: SYSTEMS ENGINEERING EFFECTIVENESS

·       16045 - An Integrating Framework for Supporting Systems Engineering LTC Britt E. Bray, USA (Ret), Dynamics Research Corporation

·       16050 - Quantitative Prediction and Improvement of Program Execution – A New Paradigm, Dr. Shawn Rahmani, The Boeing Company

·       15969 - Effects of System Prototype Demonstrations on DoD Weapon Systems Development Mr. Edward Copeland, George Washington University

·       16061 - Rethinking DoD Acquisition, Mr. Jeff Windham, U.S. Army ARDEC

·       16068 - Been There, Done That, Got the Banner: Is Best Practice Complacency Taking Over?, Mr. Michael Knox, TECHSOFT, Inc.

·       16089 - Systems Engineering through a Systems Lens, Dr. Michael Pennotti, Stevens Institute of Technology

·       16214 - Defense Acquisition Guidebook Systems Engineering Chapter Update, Mrs. Aileen Sedmak, OSD(AT&L)

·       16280 - Why Systems Don’t Measure Up, Dr. Eric Honour, Honourcode, Inc.

·       16273 - DoD Software Assurance, Ms. Kristen Baldwin, ODASD(SE)

·       16296 PANEL - Value of Systems Engineering Mr. Joe Elm, Software Engineering Institute

o   131023 - Quantifying the Effectiveness of System Engineering, Mr. Joseph P. Elm, Software Engineering Institute

o   13030 – The Value of Systems Engineering, Dr. Eric Honour, Honourcode

TRACK 3: DEVELOPMENTAL TEST & EVALUATION

·       16299 - Developmental Test and Evaluation Committee Results and Activities, Dr. Beth Wilson, Raytheon Company

·       16176 - A Report on Leading Indicators for Requirements Verification & Validation, Mr. Cory Lloyd, Raytheon Company

·       15932 - Reliability Growth Models Using System Readiness Levels, Mr. Mark London, George Washington University

·       16075 - NDIA SE Statistical Test Optimization Synthesis Panel: Key Takeaways & Recommendations, Dr. Neal Mackertich, Raytheon Company

·       16128 - An Industry Proof of Concept Demonstration of Modified Condition/Decision Coverage from Automated Combinatorial Testing, Mr. Redge Bartholomew, Rockwell Collins

TRACK 3: DT&E/SOS

·       16126 - Always on Demand, Dr. Nancy Bucher, ASA(ALT) System of Systems Engineering & Integration

·       16140 - Test and Evaluation of Autonomous Multi-Robot Systems, Mr. Joseph Giampapa, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

·       16071 - Using Statistical Test Power as a Foolproof Measure of Test Rigor is a No Brainer, Right?, Mr. Kedar Phadke, Phadke Associates

·       16248 - Achieving Dramatic Increases in Effectiveness and Efficiency in the T&E Execution Phase by Leveraging Dynamic and Flexible M&S Tools for Rigorous Test-Event Designs, Mr. Joe Murphy, Analytical Graphics, Inc.

·       15936 - Application of Live-Virtual-Constructive Environments for System of-Systems Analysis, Dr. Katherine Morse, JHU/APL

TRACK 4: EARLY SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

·       16062 - NDIA Development Planning Working Group Update: “Improving the Integration of Government and Industry S&T/IR&D to Support Development Planning”,  Mr. John Lohse, Raytheon Company

·       16215 - Development Planning Working Group Update, Mrs. Aileen Sedmak, OSD(AT&L)

·       16131 - The Integration of S&T/IR&D and the Defense Innovation Marketplace, Mr. Jaymie Durnan, OASD (R&E)

·       15984 - Breakthroughs in Applying Systems Engineering to Technology Development,  Mr. Jeff Craver, Defense Acquisition University

·       16160 - Walking the OCI Line, Mr. Cory Lloyd, Raytheon Company

·       16130 - Proposed Framework to Describe the Application of Tools in Early Program Planning, Mr. Richard Schantz, ASA (ALT)

TRACK 4: AGILE & SYSTEMS  ENGINEERING

·       16241 - Adapting Agile to the Defense Acquisition Framework, Ms. Mary Ann Lapham, Software Engineering Institute

·       16032 - Agile SE - They Say That ‘To Dissect is to Kill’ but Let’s Risk Some Collateral Damage – A Systems Engineering Perspective on Agile – What Does it Look Like?, Mr. Jim Brake, Lockheed Martin Corporation

·       16029 - Enabling Agility on Complex System Developments, Mr. Michael Coughenour, Lockheed Martin Corporation

·       16238 PANEL - Experiences with Agile for Systems Engineering in the Defense Industry,  Ms. Mary Ann Lapham, Software Engineering Institute

·       Cannibalization in the Military: A Viable Sustainment Strategy?, Mr. Peter Bogdanowicz, Dynamics Research Corporation

TRACK 5: AFFORDABILITY

·       16211 - A Model for Estimating SE Schedule Acceleration, Dr. Barry Boehm, USC

·       16017 - Affordable, Achievable Squad Overmatch – Integrating Model Based Systems Engineering with Decision Analysis, Mr. Richard Swanson, Dynamics Research Corporation

·       15976 - Sustainment Capability and Capacity, Dr. Sarah Sheard, Software Engineering Institute

TRACK 5:SYSTEM SECURITY ENGINEERING

·       16230 - NDIA System Security Engineering Committee Welcome and Update, Ms. Holly Coulter Dunlap, Raytheon Company

·       16223 - System Security Engineering and Comprehensive Program Protection, Ms. Melinda Reed, ODASD(SE)

·       16153 - A Practical Educational Approach to Program Protection Planning, Dr. Don Gelosh, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

TRACK 5: SSE/SOS

·       16076 – Optimal Design of Computer Simulation Experiments for Architecting Systems of Systems Using a Main-Effects-Plus-Two-Factor-Interactions Model, Dr. Edouard Kujawski, EJK Associates

·       16077 – Security Engineering in a System of Systems Environment, Mr. George Rebovich, Jr.,The MITRE Corporation

·       16001 - The Strategic Cybersecurity Threat Analysis Framework: Know Your Enemy, to Defeat Your Enemy, Ms. Michele Myauo, Microsoft

·       16111 - A Supply Chain Attack Framework to Support Department of Defense Supply Chain Security Risk Management, Dr. John Miller, The MITRE Corporation

TRACK 6: ARCHITECTURE

·       16066 - Managing Requirements in the Context of Architecture, Mr. Raymond Jorgensen, Rockwell Collins

·       16064 - Architectural Abstractions: Exploring Perspectives of Software Intensive System Design,  Mr. Raymond Jorgensen, Rockwell Collins

·       16237 - Scalable Data and Software Architectures - Getting Past the Hype, Mr. John Klein, Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute

·       16096 - Application of a Ground System Architecture Framework Using SysML, Mr. William Pritchett, DCS Corporation

·       16212 - Architecture-Based Analysis of System Utility Synergies and Conflicts, Dr. Barry Boehm, USC

·       16221 - Improving Affordability Using an Innovative Model-Driven Engineering Approach, Ms. Tamara Valinoto, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems

·       16252 - The Human Viewpoint: Facilitating Human System Integration with Architecture Frameworks, Dr. Holly Handley, Old Dominion University

·       16196 - The Development Planning Role of Architecture in Defining the Solution Trade Space, Mr. Michael Stokes, Raytheon Company

·       16278 - “All for the Want of a Horseshoe Nail”: An Examination of Causality in DoDAF, Mr. Matthew Hause, Atego

·       16023 - Local Hawk MBSE Testbed Project: A Fruitful Collaboration between Industrial and Academic Worlds, Mr. Thierry Ambroisine, Dassault Systemes Americas Corporation

·       16175 - Innovative Strategy for System Sustainability, Mr. Brian London, Charles Stark Draper Laboratory

TRACK 7: HSI

·       16133 - USAF Human Systems Integration Update, Mr. Dale Burns, Enterprise Resource Planning, International

·       16123 - AF Application of Human Systems Integration: Assessing and Prioritizing within Acquisition Programs, Ms. Sarah Orr, Booz Allen Hamilton

·       16283 - Adapting HSI Processes and Priorities for Agile Development, Ms. Ariana Kiken, Pacific Science and Engineering Group

·       16008 - Reducing Human/Pilot Error in Aviation Using Augmented Cognition Systems and Automation Systems in Aircraft Cockpit, Mr. Ehsan Naranji, The George Washington University

·       16007 - Improving Human Performance in Air Traffic Control Using Augmented Cognition Together with Automation Systems, Mr. Mohammad Kashef, The George Washington University

TRACK 7: ESOH

·       16266 - Latest Advances in DoD Acquisition ESOH Policy, Guidance, and Initiatives, Mr. David Asiello, DUSD(I&E)

·       16197 - Virtual Integration for Model Based Safety Assessment of Complex Systems,  Dr. David Redman, AVSI

·       16272 - HSI and ESOH Handbook for Pre-Milestone A JCIDS and Systems Engineering Activities, Ms. Lucy Rodriguez, Booz Allen Hamilton

·       16177 - OEF MRAP Rollover Risk Reduction Team Lessons Learned, Dr. Thomas English, Naval Surface Warfare Center

·       16267 - MIL-STD-882E: Implementation Challenges, Mr. Jefferson Walker, Booz Allen Hamilton

·       16270 - MIL-STD-882E: Contracting - Task 108 and NAS 411, Mr. William Thacker, Booz Allen Hamilton

TRACK 8: MODELING & SIMULATION - “M&S AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING PLANNING”

·       16217 - Writing a Systems Engineering Plan, or a Systems Engineering Management Plan? Think About Models and Simulations, Ms. Philomena Zimmerman, ODASD(SE)

·       16184 - Final Report on the Identification of Modeling and Simulation Capabilities by Acquisition Life Cycle Phases, Mr. Jeff Bergenthal, Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory

·       16015 - Discovery of Modeling and Simulation Assets to Support Systems Engineering, Mr. Hart Rutherford, SimVentions, Inc.

TRACK 8: M&S/SOS - “APPLYING M&S TO COMPLEX SYSTEMS”

·       16069 - Results from Applying a Modeling and Analysis Framework to an FAA NextGen System of Systems Program, Dr. Mark Blackburn, Stevens Institute of Technology

·       16028 - Harmonizing Modeling and Simulation and MBSE to Cope with Rampant Complexity, Mr. Jim Brake, Lockheed Martin Corporation

TRACK 8: M&S – “DYNAMIC AND AGILE APPROACHES TO M&S”

·       16082 - Dynamic Multilevel Modeling Framework\ – A Cornucopia of Modeling and Simulation Capabilities, Dr. Gary Allen, U.S. Army PEO STRI

·       16072 - Executable Scenario Definition Using Datalog to Describe Simulation Capabilities, Dr. Joseph McDonnell, Dynamic Animation Systems

TRACK 8: M&S - “APPLICATION OF M&S TO ACQUISITIONS”

·       16240 - FACT Enters the DoD Acquisition Process: Amphibious Combat Vehicle Feasibility Study, Mr. Daniel C. Browne, Georgia Tech Research Institute

·       16249 - Enhancements to FACT for Representing the Marine Air-Ground Task Force for Energy Management Trade Space Exploration, Dr. Santiago Balestrini Robinson, Georgia Tech Research Institute

·       15986 – Propagating Uncertainties in Simulation Assessments of Rockets, Artillery and Mortars Intercept Alternatives, Mr. Frederick A. Ahrens, Raytheon Company

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012

PROGRAM PLANNING NOTES

 

TRACK 1: EHM

·       16093 - The Use of Predictive Intelligence to Optimize System Availability, Mr. Chuck Buckley, Dassault Systems

·       16205 - Business Case Assessment with a Modeled Enterprise (BeCAME),  Mr. Elliott Reitz, Advanced Automation Corporation (paper)

·       16250 - LML – A Technique for Enhancing Reliability, Availability and Maintainability throughout the Lifecycle, Dr. Steven Dam, SPEC Innovations

·       16233 - DASD(SE) Reliability and Maintainability Engineering Initiatives, Mr. Andrew Monje, ODASD(SE)

·       16099 - Non-Operational Stockpile Reliability Prediction Methods Using Logisitc Regression Techniques, Mr. Louis Gullo, Raytheon Missile Systems

·       16314 - DoD Needs Systems that are Effective when Needed, not Just Effective when Available, Mr. Michael Berry, ASA(ALT) System of System Engineering & Integration

TRACK 2: SYSTEMS ENGINEERING EFFECTIVENESS

·       16222 - Achieving “True” Risk Reduction through Effective Risk Management, Mr. Peter Nolte, DASD(SE)

·       16111- A Supply Chain Attack Framework to Support Department of Defense Supply Chain Security Risk Management, Dr. John Miller, The MITRE Corporation

·       16013 - Writing Good Technical Requirements Using Kipling Method in Aviation Industry, Mr. Engin Oncul, Turkish Aerospace Industries

·       16010 - The Problem with Problem Management: Validating the Systems Engineering Problem Management Process, Mr. Dennis A. Perry, III, Newport News Shipbuilding

·       16226 - Panel: Systems Engineering Standards Initiatives

o   Mr. Stephen Lowell, Defense Standardization Program Office (DSPO)

o   Mr. David Davis, Space and Missile Systems Center, U.S. Air Force

o   Mr. Daniel Christensen, Naval Air Systems Command, U.S. Navy

TRACK 3: EDUCATION

·       16014 - INCOSE Certification Provides Common Framework for Systems Engineering Communication and Personnel Development, Ms. Courtney Wright, INCOSE

·       16074 - Mapping Systems Engineering Tools with Effective Leadership Behaviors, Dr. Shamsnaz Virani, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

·       16129 - ARMY Systems Engineering Workforce Development is Evolving to Adapt to the Changing Environment, Mr. Jerold Linn, ASA(ALT) System of Systems Engineering & Integration

·       16234 - The Helix Project: A DoD-NDIA Sponsored Research Study to Investigate the “DNA” of the Defense Systems Engineering Workforce, Dr. Art Pyster, SERC, Stevens Insitute of Technology

·       16139 - Role-Based Competency Framework for Systems Engineering, Dr. Don Gelosh, Worcester  Polytechnic Institute

·       16235 - Industry Panel: Best Practices for Systems Engineering Workforce Development

o   Dr. Stan Rifkin, Master Systems, Inc.

o   Mr. Brian Gallagher, CACI, Inc. (part 2)

o   Mr. Craig Miller, Harris Government Communications Systems

o   Mr. George Rebovich, MITRE

o   COL Don Robbins, ODASD (SE)

TRACK 4: AGILE & SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

·       16009 - Toward a More Agile Systems Engineering Technical Review Process, Mr. Jason Morris, The George Washington University

·       16027 - Clearing the Agile Mist –Driving to Clear Communication as Agile Goes Program Wide, Mr. Michael Coughenour, Lockheed Martin Corporation

·       16257 - Agile Systems Engineering Approach to Software Project Development,  Mr. Chris Ritter, SPEC Innovations

TRACK 4: BENCHMARK

·       16193 - Systems Engineering Benchmarking Workshop, Mr. Geoff Draper, Harris Government Communications Systems

TRACK 5: SSE

·       16051 - Engineering Your Software for Attacks, Mr. Robert Martin, MITRE Corporation

·       16290 - Critical Program Information Test Vector, Mr. Geoffrey Donatelli, Raytheon Company

TRACK 6: SOS/ARCHITECTURE

·       16018 - Identifying Architectural Challenges in System of Systems Architectures, Mr. Michael Gagliardi, Software Engineering Institute

·       16282 - DANSE – An Effective, Tool-Supported Methodology for Systems of Systems Engineering in Europe, Dr. Eric Honour, Honourcode, Inc.

·       16025 - Common Software Platforms in System-of-Systems Architectures: The State of the Practice, Mr. John Klein, Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute

TRACK 6: DT&E/SOS

·       16085 - A Decision Framework for Systems of Systems Based on Operational Effectiveness, Mrs. Bonnie W. Young, Naval Postgraduate School

·       16137 - System of System and Product Line Best Practices from the Modeling and Simulation Industry, Mr. David Prochnow, The MITRE Corporation

·       16040 - Systems Geometry: A Dimensional Approach to T&E Systems of Systems Understanding, Ms. Christina Bouwens, SAIC

TRACK 6:SOS

·       16038 - A Framework for Establishing System of Systems Governance, Dr. Warren Vaneman, Naval Postgraduate School

·       16220 - Family of Systems System Engineering Wave Model, Dr. Eileen McConkie, Naval Surface Warfare

·       Center Dahlgren Division

TRACK 7: HSI

·       16101 - Differences in Cognitive Skills Required for Systems Engineering Versus Software Engineering, Mr. Thomas McDermott, Georgia Tech Research Institute

·       16124 - Systems Engineering Use of Monitoring Tools and Metric Data in Driving Sustainment Work for the Department of Defense’s Electronic Health Record,  Mr. Thomas Britten, Deloitte Consulting

TRACK 7: ESOH

·       16321 - Integrating System Safety into Forward Deployed Theater Operations,  Mr. Michael Demmick, NOSSA

·       16239 - Streamlining Systems Engineering ESOH Management & Documentation, Mr. William Thacker, Jr., Booz Allen Hamilton

·       16261 - U.S. Air Force Perspective: On Rapid or Urgent Acquisition ESOH Management – MRAP Lessons Learned, Mr. Sherman Forbes, SAF/AQXA

TRACK 8: M&S - “MODEL BASED SYSTEMS ENGINEERING”

·       16262 - Applying Systems Thinking to MBSE, Dr. Steven Dam, SPEC Innovations

·       16279 - How to Fail at Model-Based Systems Engineering, Mr. Matthew Hause, Atego

·       16016 - Using Model-Based Systems Engineering and Multi-Physics Simulations to Develop a Vertical Take-Off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Mr. Ed Ladzinski, Dassault Systems

TRACK 8: M&S - “STANDARDS FOR M&S IN ACQUISITION”

·       16216 - Understanding and Delivering the System Model: A Keystone for Implementing Model- Based Systems Analysis, Ms. Philomena Zimmerman, ODASD(SE)

·       16268 - A Case Study to Examine Technical Data Relationships to the System Model Concept, Dr. Tracee Gilbert, AAAS

·       15992 - Enabling Planning for More Efficient & Effective Modeling & Simulation Support Across the Life Cycle – A Standards Profile for Use of Acquisition Modeling & Simulation, Col Crash Konwin, USAF (Ret), Booz Allen Hamilton

TRACK 8: M&S - “APPLICATION OF M&S IN SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT”

·       16041 - Global Variance Reduction in Monte Carlo Simulation of Systems Engineering and Reliability Analysis, Mr. Jeffrey Hyde, Newport News Shipbuilding

·       16030 - Modeling and Simulation – More Critical than Ever for Success in a Challenging Environment, Mr. Frank Russ, Lockheed Martin Corporation

 

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