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Past Events Archive

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011

This list of past events is provided to show the range of organizations with which ODASD(SE) engages to accomplish its mission and reach the DoD acquisition community.

2016
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC)
    Sponsored by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
    May 21–24, 2016, Disneyland Resort Hotel, Anaheim, CA

    As part of the IIE Annual Conference and Expo, ISERC provides a forum for academic and industry scholars to exchange information on systems engineering research. Tracks include Computer and Information Systems, Engineering Education, Engineering Management, Manufacturing and Engineering Design, Modeling and Simulation, and others.

  • DAU Acquisition Training Symposium
    Sponsored by Defense Acquisition University Alumni Association
    April 27, 2016, Fort Belvoir, VA

    The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) will host a one-day training forum with the theme "Strengthening Cost Consciousness, Professionalism, and Technical Excellence," Wednesday, April 27, at the Fort Belvoir campus, Building 226–Scott Hall.

    The training symposium will feature Mr. Frank Kendall, USD(AT&L), as the keynote speaker. Planned events include plenary and classroom training sessions focusing on the latest acquisition policies and practices. Ms. Kristen Baldwin, Acting DASD(SE), will co-lead a session on Program Protection Planning with Mr. Dave Pearson, DAU.

    To view the agenda and to register, please visit the symposium website. Please note that registration closes at 4:00 p.m. EDT Friday, April 22. The event will not be broadcast via VTC in the local area.

  • 10th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference
    Sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    April 18–21, 2016, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL

    The IEEE Systems Conference brings together communities of interest to share information on system-level problems and applications. The conference offers the premise that system-level thinking is essential not only for technical systems but for today's world in general. Topics include systems engineering theory, technology, methodology, and applications of complex systems, systems of systems, and integrated systems of national and global significance.

  • 14th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2016)
    Sponsored by the University of Alabama, Huntsville; Dynetics; MITRE; the International Council on Systems Engineering; and the DoD Systems Engineering Research Center
    March 22–24, 2016, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

    CSER offers a forum to share information on research and generate new research ideas addressing the challenges of systems architecting and engineering. Authors are invited to submit papers on any aspect of systems engineering.

  • Pentagon National Engineers Week Celebration
    Sponsored by DiscoverE (formerly the National Engineers Week Foundation)
    February 23, 2016, Pentagon Auditorium

    Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers, National Engineers Week (February 21–27, 2016) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.

  • INCOSE International Workshop 2016 (IW2016)
    Sponsored by International Council on Systems Engineering
    January 30–February 2, 2016, Marriott Torrance, Torrance, CA

    The INCOSE International Workshop facilitates working meetings for systems engineers of all levels to engage in INCOSE's major projects, participate in developing international standards, share best practices, and explore systems engineering challenges.

2015
  • AIAA Science and Technology Forum (SciTech 2015)
    Sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
    January 5–9, 2015, Gaylord Palms and Convention Center, Kissimmee, FL

    The AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (AIAA SciTech 2015) is one of the largest events for the discussion of the science, technologies, policies, and regulations that are shaping the future of aerospace with 11 technical conferences being held in concurrently: 23rd AIAA/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference, 2nd AIAA Spacecraft Structures Conference, 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conferenc, 17th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference, 56th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 8th Symposium on Space Resource Utilization, 33rd Wind Energy Symposium.

  • 25th Annual INCOSE International Workshop
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    January 24–27, 2015, Marriott Torrance South Bay, Torrance, CA

    INCOSE's International Workshop is the event of the year for systems engineers to contribute to the state of the art. Unlike INCOSE's annual International Symposium and other conferences, there are no paper, panel or tutorial presentations. Instead, attendees spend 4 days working alongside fellow systems engineers who are there to make a difference. Systems Engineers at all levels and from all backgrounds are encouraged to engage in working sessions, and contribute their knowledge and experience to take the discipline forward. IW2015 facilitates working meetings for groups engaged in INCOSE's major projects and in international Standards development, workshops to explore the Systems Engineering challenges in new sectors, opportunities for Chapter leaders to meet and share best practice, support sessions to help you get the most out of INCOSE's shared working environment and a broad range of other technical meetings.

  • Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS®) 2015
    Sponsored by a consortium of engineering associations including AIA, ASQ, IEEE, IEST, SAE, SRE, IIE, and ISSS
    January 26–29, 2015, Palm Harbor, FL

    The Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium is an annual conference where training, tutorials, and the latest technical practices, procedures, and results related to R&M engineering are presented.

  • SAE Systems, Standards and Technology Council (SSTC) Meeting
    Sponsored by SAE International
    January 26–29 2015, Jacksonville, FL

    This is a periodic meeting of SAE's Systems, Standards & Technology Council (SSTC) with reports from its associated committees (Data & Configuration Management (G33), Enterprise Information Management Interoperability (EIMI), System Engineering (G47), Life Cycle Logistics Supportability (LCLS)). The committees will hold working meetings following the SSTC report-outs.

  • National Engineers Week 2015
    Sponsored by the National Engineers Week Foundation
    February 23–27, 2015

    This year’s Engineers Week theme, Engineering New Horizons, celebrates engineers, engineering students, and technicians—and all of the amazing things they do everyday to make the world a better place.

  • 13th Annual Conference on SE Research (CSER)
    Jointly sponsored by the Stevens Institute of Technology, the University of Southern California, the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), and the DoD Systems Engineering Research Center
    March 19–20, 2015, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

    CSER is the leading conference and platform for systems engineering that both pushes the boundaries of current research and identifies and responds to new challenges, fostering new research ideas. At CSER 2015, researchers from around the world will be presenting papers addressing societal challenges and next-generation systems for meeting them. Papers will address topics from evolutionary systems to smart grid and infrastructure, workforce training and defense and aerospace.

  • 9th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference
    Sponsored by the IEEE Systems Council
    April 13–16, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    This conference seeks to create an interactive forum for the advancement of the practice of systems engineering across the multiple disciplines and specialty areas associated with the engineering of complex systems. The conference will provide a venue for systems engineering practitioners, managers, researchers, and educators to exchange innovative concepts, ideas, applications, and lessons learned addressing applications-oriented topics on large-scale systems and system-of-systems; systems engineering, education, standards, processes and methodologies for the system-of-systems environment; and research opportunities and results relating to system-of-systems.

  • 2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC)
    Sponsored by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
    May 30–June 2, 2015, Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville, TN

    The Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Sessions (ISERC), which is part of the IIE Annual Conference and Expo, is a forum for exchanging knowledge and discoveries in the industrial and systems engineering research community. Its purpose is to present scholarly work by researchers in academia or industry. Submissions of preliminary research results, works in progress, and significant or final results are welcome.

  • AIAA Complex Aerospace System Exchange
    Sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
    June 22–26, 2015, Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX

  • 25th Annual International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) International Symposium
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    July 13–16, 2015, Hyatt Regency Bellevue, Seattle, WA

    The INCOSE International Symposium is the premier international forum for Systems Engineering. Participants network, share ideas, knowledge and practices, and learn more about the most recent innovations, trends, experiences and issues in Systems Engineering. Presentations and tutorials will address ways in which Systems Engineering principles, processes and perspectives are performed today and how Systems Engineering may influence our future. Topics of value include technology insertion, process improvements, and organizational governance of the systems we make, manage, operate and maintain over their life cycle, for the benefit of mankind.

  • 2015 SISO Fall Simulation Interoperability Workshop
    Sponsored by the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO)
    August 30–September 4, 2015, Florida Mall Conference Center, Orlando, FL

    The Simulation Interoperability Workshop (SIW) is a semiannual event encompassing a broad range of model and simulation issues,applications and communities. The Workshop consists of a series of forums and special sessions addressing interoperability issues and proposed solutions; tutorials on state-of-the-art methodologies, tools and techniques; and exhibits displaying the latest technological advances.

  • SAE 2015 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition
    Sponsored by SAE International
    September 22–24, 2015, Washington State Trade and Convention Center, Seattle, WA

    The SAE AeroTech Congress and Exhibition provides a forum for the global aerospace community to meet and discuss current and future challenges, opportunities, and requirements of next-generation R&D, products, and systems. Technical sessions, panel discussions, and keynote presentations make up a program that provides value to industry and government engineers, scientists, designers, program managers, operators, educators, and students. The technical program will cover a broad spectrum of topics including avionics, environment, flight sciences, operations, manufacturing, materials, structures, propulsion, safety, and systems. AeroTech also provides a venue for engineers participating on SAE committees and advisory bodies to meet and discuss industry standardization efforts and best practices.

  • 27th Annual IEEE Software Technology Conference (STC 2015)
    Sponsored by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    October 12–15, 2015, Long Beach, CA

    The IEEE STC invites software practitioners from industry, government, and academia to share ideas, technologies, data, and best practices. The conference highlights software efforts supporting business innovation, national defense, critical infrastructure, information technology, and global markets.

  • 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Systems Engineering Division with technical co-sponsorship by IEEE AES, IEEE Systems Council and the International Council on Systems Engineering
    October 26–29, 2015, Waterford Conference Center, Springfield, VA

    This conference focuses on improving acquisition and performance of Defense programs and systems, including network centric operations and data/information interoperability, systems engineering and all aspects of system sustainment. This conference is sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association, Systems Engineering Division and is supported by DASD(SE), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, and the Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer.

  • SERC 3rd Annual Doctoral Fellows Program Forum and 7th Annual Sponsor Research Review
    Sponsored by DoD Systems Engineering Research Center
    December 2–3, 2015, Washington, DC

2014
  • 2014 INCOSE Model-Based Systems Engineering Workshop, January 25–26, 2014
    2014 INCOSE International Workshop, January 26–29, 2014
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    Marriott Torrance South Bay, Torrance, CA

    INCOSE's International Workshop is the event of the year for systems engineers to contribute to the state of the art. Unlike INCOSE's annual International Symposium and other conferences, there are no paper, panel or tutorial presentations. Instead, attendees spend 4 days working alongside fellow systems engineers who are there to make a difference. Systems Engineers at all levels and from all backgrounds are encouraged to engage in working sessions, and contribute their knowledge and experience to take the discipline forward. IW2012 facilitates working meetings for groups engaged in INCOSE's major projects and in international Standards development, workshops to explore the Systems Engineering challenges in new sectors, opportunities for Chapter leaders to meet and share best practice, support sessions to help you get the most out of INCOSE's shared working environment and a broad range of other technical meetings. The INCOSE MBSE Workshop is being held concureently with the International Workshop. This 2 day workshop provides an opportunity to learn about the latest MBSE activities, and to network with others involved in MBSE. The theme continues to emphasize the role of systems modeling in a multi-disciplinary engineering environment. The Workshop includes a combination of in-depth presentations, and facilitated break-out sessions. The presentations focus on systems modeling applications and the integration with hardware and software design modeling and engineering analysis models. The breakout sessions focus on high-interest and high-value topical areas including system of systems modeling, systems modeling and requirements flowdown, model management, as well as usability considerations associated with MBSE.

  • Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS®) 2014
    Sponsored by a consortium of engineering associations including AIA, ASQ, IEEE, IEST, SAE, SRE, IIE, and ISSS
    January 27–30, 2014, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO

    The Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium is an annual conference where training, tutorials, and the latest technical practices, procedures, and results related to R&M engineering are presented.

  • National Engineers Week 2014
    Sponsored by the National Engineers Week Foundation
    February 16–24, 2014

    This year’s Engineers Week theme, Let's Make a Difference, celebrates engineers, engineering students, and technicians—and all of the amazing things they do everyday to make the world a better place.

  • 5th Annual SERC Sponsor Research Review
    Sponsored by the DoD Systems Engineering Research Center, A University Affiliated Research Center
    February 25, 2014, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

    This event focuses on a high-level review of SERC research strategies and priorities and includes input and feedback from the SERC sponsor community. The program consists of an afternoon session and an evening open house and poster session. The event brings together the SERC sponsor community with key SERC research objectives, outcomes, and transition opportunities, in addition to identifying new sponsor needs and how SERC systems research can solve them. This includes a SERC Open House Reception where all members of the Systems Engineering community are invited, including sponsors, collaborators, FFRDCs, industry, and SERC doctoral fellows.

  • Systems, Standards and Technology Council Meeting
    Sponsored by SAE International
    February 25–27 2014, LMI Company Headquarters, McLean, VA

    This is a periodic meeting of SAE's Systems, Standards & Technology Council (SSTC) with reports from its associated committees (Data & Configuration Management (G33), Enterprise Information Management Interoperability (EIMI), System Engineering (G47), Life Cycle Logistics Supportability (LCLS)). The committees will hold working meetings following the SSTC report-outs.

  • 12th Annual Conference on SE Research (CSER)
    Jointly sponsored by the University of Southern California, in collaboration with Stevens Institute of Technology and the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) LA Chapter
    March 21–22, 2014, Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel, Redondo Beach, California

    CSER is the leading conference and platform for systems engineering that both pushes the boundaries of current research and identifies and responds to new challenges, fostering new research ideas. At CSER 2014, researchers from around the world will be presenting papers addressing societal challenges and next-generation systems for meeting them. Papers will address topics from evolutionary systems to smart grid and infrastructure, workforce training and defense and aerospace.

  • 26th Annual IEEE Software Technology Conference (STC 2014)
    Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society in cooperation with IEEE Software
    March 29–April 3, 2014, The Westin, Long Beach, CA

    The Software Technology Conference's theme is "Meeting Real World Challenges through Software Technology." The conference goals are to return attendees to their workplace more knowledgeable of emerging technologies and methodologies; more capable of solving tomorrows challenges; having met other like-minded professionals to begin the collaboration process and provide a forum for software and software intensive systems enterprise leaders from Government, industry, and technology research organizations to share their vision and perspective directly with practitioners, managers, engineers, and innovators.

  • IEEE International Systems Conference 2014
    Sponsored by the IEEE Systems Council
    March 31–April 3, 2014, Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    This conference seeks to create an interactive forum for the advancement of the practice of systems engineering across the multiple disciplines and specialty areas associated with the engineering of complex systems. The conference will provide a venue for systems engineering practitioners, managers, researchers, and educators to exchange innovative concepts, ideas, applications, and lessons learned addressing applications-oriented topics on large-scale systems and system-of-systems; systems engineering, education, standards, processes and methodologies for the system-of-systems environment; and research opportunities and results relating to system-of-systems.

  • 2nd Systems Engineering in the Washington Metropolitan Area (SEDC 2014) Conference
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter
    April 3–5, 2014, Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles, Chantilly, VA

    SEDC 2014 brings together systems engineering practitioners from across the metropolitan Washington DC region to kisten to keynotes from a diverse set of speakers, hear briefs, and attend tutorials.

  • IEEE 9th International System of Systems Engineering Conference
    Sponsored by the IEEE System, Man, the Cybernetics Society, the IEEE Reliability Society, the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) and the Systems Engineering Society of Australia
    June 9–13, 2014, Stamford Grand, Adelaide, Australia

    The 9th International System of Systems Engineering Conference will present state-of-the-art System of Systems research and practices through its strong program. The conference program will include keynote speakers in the field, plenary panel sessions in addition to high quality research papers.

  • 24th Annual International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) International Symposium
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    June 30–July 3, 2014, Greenvalley Ranch Resort, Henderson, NV

    The INCOSE International Symposium is the premier international forum for Systems Engineering. Participants network, share ideas, knowledge and practices, and learn more about the most recent innovations, trends, experiences and issues in Systems Engineering. Presentations and tutorials will address ways in which Systems Engineering principles, processes and perspectives are performed today and how Systems Engineering may influence our future. Topics of value include technology insertion, process improvements, and organizational governance of the systems we make, manage, operate and maintain over their life cycle, for the benefit of mankind.

  • 2014 SISO Fall Simulation Interoperability Workshop
    Sponsored by the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO)
    September 8–12, 2014, Florida Mall Conference Center, Orlando, FL

    The Simulation Interoperability Workshop (SIW) is a semiannual event encompassing a broad range of model and simulation issues,applications and communities. The Workshop consists of a series of forums and special sessions addressing interoperability issues and proposed solutions; tutorials on state-of-the-art methodologies, tools and techniques; and exhibits displaying the latest technological advances.

  • 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Systems Engineering Division with technical co-sponsorship by IEEE AES, IEEE Systems Council and the International Council on Systems Engineering
    October 27–30, 2014, Waterford Conference Center, Springfield, VA

    This conference focuses on improving acquisition and performance of Defense programs and systems, including network centric operations and data/information interoperability, systems engineering and all aspects of system sustainment. This conference is sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association, Systems Engineering Division and is supported by DASD(SE), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, and the Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer.

  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) 2014 Conference
    Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) 2014

    Organized by Universal Technology Corporation
    December 1–4, 2014, Grand Hyatt San Antonio and the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

    The theme of this year's DMSMS conference is "DMSMS Management: Delivering Affordable Readiness." The Department's priorities and strategy, set in the 2014 QDR, calls for a smaller force with technological advantage while still protecting readiness. One crucial consideration to achieve this strategy is the relationship between readiness and modernization. As investments in modernization are deferred, the cost of readiness increases, sometimes resulting in a net loss. However, using proactive and highly integrated DMSMS practices, we can reverse this cycle. Better DMSMS management and investments can actually deliver increased readiness while freeing funds for modernization of critical systems, thus resulting in a net gain. This conference will present a spectrum of DMSMS practices to improve DoD affordability. This year, the DMC and DMSMS conferences will be held at the same time and at the same location allowing you to attend both events.

2013
  • 2013 INCOSE Model-Based Systems Engineering Workshop, January 26–27, 2013
    2013 INCOSE International Workshop, January 26–29, 2013
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, FL

    INCOSE's International Workshop is the event of the year for systems engineers to contribute to the state of the art. Unlike INCOSE's annual International Symposium and other conferences, there are no paper, panel or tutorial presentations. Instead, attendees spend 4 days working alongside fellow systems engineers who are there to make a difference. Systems Engineers at all levels and from all backgrounds are encouraged to engage in working sessions, and contribute their knowledge and experience to take the discipline forward. IW2012 facilitates working meetings for groups engaged in INCOSE's major projects and in international Standards development, workshops to explore the Systems Engineering challenges in new sectors, opportunities for Chapter leaders to meet and share best practice, support sessions to help you get the most out of INCOSE's shared working environment and a broad range of other technical meetings. The INCOSE MBSE Workshop is being held concureently with the International Workshop. This 2 day workshop provides an opportunity to learn about the latest MBSE activities, and to network with others involved in MBSE. The theme continues to emphasize the role of systems modeling in a multi-disciplinary engineering environment. The Workshop includes a combination of in-depth presentations, and facilitated break-out sessions. The presentations focus on systems modeling applications and the integration with hardware and software design modeling and engineering analysis models. The breakout sessions focus on high-interest and high-value topical areas including system of systems modeling, systems modeling and requirements flowdown, model management, as well as usability considerations associated with MBSE.

  • National Engineers Week 2013
    Sponsored by the National Engineers Week Foundation
    February 17–24, 2013

    This year’s Engineers Week theme, Celebrate Awesome, celebrates engineers, engineering students, and technicians—and all of the amazing things they do everyday to make the world a better place.

  • 11th Annual Conference on SE Research (CSER)
    Organized by Georgia Tech in conjunction with the Stevens Institute of Technology and the University of Southern California.
    March 19–22, 2013, Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, Atlanta, GA

    CSER is the leading conference and platform for systems engineering that both pushes the boundaries of current research and identifies and responds to new challenges, fostering new research ideas. At CSER 2013, researchers from around the world will be presenting papers addressing societal challenges and next-generation systems for meeting them. Papers will address topics from evolutionary systems to smart grid and infrastructure, workforce training and defense and aerospace.

  • 25th Annual IEEE Software Technology Conference (STC)
    Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society in cooperation with IEEE Software
    April 8–11, 2013, Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek, Salt Lake City, UT

    The Software Technology Conference's theme is "Back to the Future: Enabling Mission Success Through Software Technology." The conference goals are to return attendees to their workplace more knowledgeable of emerging technologies and methodologies; more capable of solving tomorrows challenges; having met other like-minded professionals to begin the collaboration process and provide a forum for software and software intensive systems enterprise leaders from Government, industry, and technology research organizations to share their vision and perspective directly with practitioners, managers, engineers, and innovators.

  • 2013 SISO Spring Simulation Interoperability Workshop
    Sponsored by the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO)
    April 8–12, 2013, Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, CA

    The Simulation Interoperability Workshop (SIW) is a semiannual event encompassing a broad range of model and simulation issues,applications and communities. The Workshop consists of a series of forums and special sessions addressing interoperability issues and proposed solutions; tutorials on state-of-the-art methodologies, tools and techniques; and exhibits displaying the latest technological advances.

  • IEEE International Systems Conference 2012
    Sponsored by the IEEE Systems Council
    April 15–18, 2013, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL

    This conference seeks to create an interactive forum for the advancement of the practice of systems engineering across the multiple disciplines and specialty areas associated with the engineering of complex systems. The conference will provide a venue for systems engineering practitioners, managers, researchers, and educators to exchange innovative concepts, ideas, applications, and lessons learned addressing applications-oriented topics on large-scale systems and system-of-systems; systems engineering, education, standards, processes and methodologies for the system-of-systems environment; and research opportunities and results relating to system-of-systems.

  • 8th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE)
    Sponsored by the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society and the IEEE Reliability Society
    June 2–6, 2013, Makena Beach & Golf Resort Resort, Maui, HI

    IEEE System, Man, and Cybernetics Society and IEEE Reliability Society announce the 8th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE) with its vast ramifications in numerous engineering fields such as control, computing, communication, information technology and in applications such manufacturing, defense, national security, aerospace, aeronautics, energy, environment, healthcare, and transportation. The conference theme is "SoSE in Cloud Computing and Emerging Information Technology Applications," two areas of significant investment within the public and private sectors as well as being significant initiatives areas of IEEE.

  • 23rd Annual International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) International Symposium
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    June 24–27, 2013, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA

    The INCOSE International Symposium is the premier international forum for Systems Engineering. Participants network, share ideas, knowledge and practices, and learn more about the most recent innovations, trends, experiences and issues in Systems Engineering. Presentations and tutorials will address ways in which Systems Engineering principles, processes and perspectives are performed today and how Systems Engineering may influence our future. Topics of value include technology insertion, process improvements, and organizational governance of the systems we make, manage, operate and maintain over their life cycle, for the benefit of mankind.

  • 2013 SISO Fall Simulation Interoperability Workshop
    Sponsored by the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO)
    September 16–20, 2013, Florida Mall Conference Center, Orlando, FL

    The Simulation Interoperability Workshop (SIW) is a semiannual event encompassing a broad range of model and simulation issues,applications and communities. The Workshop consists of a series of forums and special sessions addressing interoperability issues and proposed solutions; tutorials on state-of-the-art methodologies, tools and techniques; and exhibits displaying the latest technological advances.

  • 16th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Systems Engineering Division with technical co-sponsorship by IEEE AES, IEEE Systems Council and the International Council on Systems Engineering
    October 29–31, 2013, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA

    This conference focuses on improving acquisition and performance of Defense programs and systems, including network centric operations and data/information interoperability, systems engineering and all aspects of system sustainment. This conference is sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association, Systems Engineering Division and is supported by DASD(SE), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, and the Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer.

  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) 2013 Conferencebr /Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) 2013
    Organized by Universal Technology Corporation
    December 2–5, 2013, Gaylord Palms Hotel, Kissimmee, FL

    The DMSMS 2013 Conference will be co-located with the Defense Manufacturing Conference 2013 (DMC). The focus will be on the need for a DMSMS management program, as well as the policies, procedures, guidance, and automated tools to support the warfighter, such as Value Engineering, Total Life Cycle Management, or Parts Management. The DMC 2013 will focus on manufacturing issues of interest to the Department of Defense and its industrial base. DMSMS attendees with proper credentials will also be able to attend the DMC sessions without incurring additional registration fees, thus having access to more technical information while minimizing travel costs. An expanded Exhibit Hall will include all the leading organizations from both the DMC and DMSMS communities.

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2012
  • 2012 INCOSE International Workshop
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    January 21–24, 2012, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, FL

    INCOSE's International Workshop is the event of the year for systems engineers to contribute to the state of the art. Unlike INCOSE's annual International Symposium and other conferences, there are no paper, panel or tutorial presentations. Instead, attendees spend 4 days working alongside fellow systems engineers who are there to make a difference. Systems Engineers at all levels and from all backgrounds are encouraged to engage in working sessions, and contribute their knowledge and experience to take the discipline forward. IW2012 facilitates working meetings for groups engaged in INCOSE's major projects and in international Standards development, workshops to explore the Systems Engineering challenges in new sectors, opportunities for Chapter leaders to meet and share best practice, support sessions to help you get the most out of INCOSE's shared working environment and a broad range of other technical meetings.

  • TechAmerica Systems, Standards & Technology Council (SSTC) Meeting
    Sponsored by TechAmerica
    January 30–February 2, 2012, Jacobs Conference Center, Huntsville, AL

    This is a periodic meeting of TechAmerica's Systems, Standards & Technology Council (SSTC) with reports from its associated committees (Data & Configuration Management (G33), Enterprise Information Management Interoperability (EIMI), System Engineering (G47), Life Cycle Logistics Supportability (LCLS)). The committees will hold working meetings following the SSTC report-outs.

  • 28th Annual National Test and Evaluation Conference
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Test & Evaluation Division and supported by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (AT&L) and the Director, Operational Test & Evaluation (DOT&E).
    March 12–15, 2012, The Westin Resort Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head Island, SC

    The 28th Annual National Test and Evaluation Conference will focus on the proper role(s) of Test and Evaluation in the Defense System Requirements Process. Valid, measureable, realistic and achievable requirements establish the foundation for successful materiel development programs. Experiences gained through years of testing and evaluating successful and unsuccessful systems provide the T&E community with a unique perspective on what constitutes valid, measureable (i.e. testable), realistic and achievable requirements.

  • 10th Annual Conference on SE Research (CSER)
    Organized by the Missouri University of Science & Technology in conjunction with the Stevens Institute of Technology and the University of Southern California.
    March 19–22, 2012, Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, St. Louis, MO

    The 10th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2012) will present papers that will push the boundaries of systems engineering research and respond to new challenges for systems architecting and engineering.

  • IEEE International Systems Conference 2012
    Sponsored by the IEEE Systems Council
    March 19–22, 2012, Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    The theme of the IEEE International Systems Conference is Engineering of Complex Systems, to include Systems-of-systems, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, and Systems Thinking. This conference seeks to create an interactive forum for the advancement of the practice of system design, development, and management, across the multiple disciplines and specialty areas associated with the engineering of systems. The conference will provide a venue for systems engineering practitioners, managers, researchers, and educators to exchange innovative concepts, ideas, applications, and lessons learned addressing.

  • 28th Annual NDIA Logistics Conference and Exhibition
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Logistics Division
    March 26–29, 2012, Hyatt Regency Miami, Miami, FL

    The conference theme is "Ensuring Operational Logistics Effectiveness" Balancing Affordability and Risk in a Resource Constrained World. This conference provides a national-level forum for exchanging ideas and sharing insights into improving the support to our nation’s warfighters across the spectrum of military operations. The conference brings together the senior logistics policy officials and senior practitioners attracting high-caliber government and industry participants. In addition, the expanded exhibit forum will highlight the best cutting-edge technologies being developed to support our warfighters in an efficient, interoperable manner.

  • 24th Annual Systems & Software Technology Conference (SSTC)
    Hosted by Software Technology Support Center, Hill AFB
    April 23–26, 2012, Marriot Downtown Hotel, Salt Lake City, UT

    The Systems and Software Technology Conference will explore various technologies which will allow DoD to enhance, advance, and modernize the software-intensive systems that have become pervasive in our defense portfolio. SSTC will explore the tools, the processes, and the ideas which will increase the security of systems that are depended upon by our warfighters. Identity management and authentication, network security, and information assurance are all critical topics now being handled by the defense community.

  • 1st Annual Systems Engineering in the Washington Metropolitan Area (SEDC 2012) Conference
    Sponsored by International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter
    May 14–16, 2012, George Mason Inn and Conference Center, Fairfax, VA

    WMA, the largest chapter of INCOSE, will hold a regional conference with distinguished speakers from the Washington Metro Area including the Honorable Frank Kendall, acting Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics and Dr. Michael Ryschkewitsch, Chief Engineer, NASA.

  • TechAmerica Systems, Standards & Technology Council (SSTC) Meeting
    Sponsored by TechAmerica
    June 4–7, 2012, LMI, McLean, VA

    This is a periodic meeting of TechAmerica's Systems, Standards, & Technology Council (SSTC) with reports from its associated committees (Data & Configuration Management (G33), Enterprise Information Management Interoperability Committee, System Engineering (G47), and Life Cycle Logistics Supportability (LCLS)). The committees will hold working meetings following the SSTC report-outs.

  • 22th Annual International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) International Symposium
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    July 9–12, 2012, Rome Marriott Park Hotel, Rome, Italy

    The INCOSE Italian Chapter together with the Region 3 Chapters will host the 22nd Annual INCOSE International Symposium (IS2012) in conjunction with the 8th Biennal European Systems Engineering Conference (EuSEC 2012) in Rome, Italy, July 9-12, 2012. Three thousand years of history in and around Rome, called - la città eterna – the eternal city - have laid down the foundation for a successful event, by providing Systems Engineers with many inspiring legacies in terms of systems innovation, sustainability and survivability, and reusability while at the same time offering an exciting and unforgettable tourist environment for you and your accompanying family members.

  • 46th Engineering and Technical Management (ETM) Annual Workshop
    Sponsored by TechAmerica
    September 10–13, 2012, Indianapolis, IN

    This is the TechAmerica's annual Systems, Standards & Technology Council (SSTC) meeting with reports from its associated committees. The program will include a separate training track for Configuration and Data Management as well as workshops in configuration management, enterprise information management interoperability, systems engineering, and life cycle logistics supportability.

  • A Roadmap to Readiness at Best Cost for Improving the Reliability and Safety of Ground Vehicles Workshop and Conference
    Sponsored by RMS Partnership
    September 19–20, 2012, Springfield, VA

    This is RMS Partnership's annual Fall workshop focused on reliability and maintainability engineering.

  • 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Systems Engineering Division
    October 22–25, 2012, Hyatt Regency Mission Bay, San Diego, CA

    This conference focuses on improving acquisition and performance of Defense programs and systems, including network centric operations and data/information interoperability, systems engineering and all aspects of system sustainment. This conference is sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association, Systems Engineering Division and is supported by DASD(SE), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, and the Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer.

  • Physics-Based Modeling In Design & Development for U.S. Defense Conference
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Systems Engineering Division
    November 5–7, 2012, Hyatt Regency Tech Center—Denver, Denver, CO

    The goal of the conference on Physics-based Modeling in Design & Development for U.S. Defense is to facilitate design innovation to improve DoD acquisition by speeding adoption of advanced models and tools by the U.S. defense government/industry complex to reduce acquisition time, cost and risk and improve system performance.

  • SERC Sponsor Research Review
    Sponsored by the DoD Systems Engineering Research Center, A University Affiliated Research Center
    November 13, 2012, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

    This event focuses on a high-level review of SERC research strategies and priorities and includes input and feedback from the SERC sponsor community. The program consists of an afternoon session and an evening open house and poster session. The event brings together the SERC sponsor community with key SERC research objectives, outcomes, and transition opportunities, in addition to identifying new sponsor needs and how SERC systems research can solve them. This includes a SERC Open House Reception where all members of the Systems Engineering community are invited, including sponsors, collaborators, FFRDCs, industry, and SERC doctoral fellows.

  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) & Standardization 2012 Conference
    Sponsored by the Defense Standardization Program Office
    November 26–29, 2012, Marriott Orlando World Center, Orlando, FL

    The objective of the DSMSMS & Standardization Conference 2012 is to focus on the need for DMSMS and standardization policies, procedures, guidance, and automated tools to support the warfighter, and includes activities required to attain this goal such as Value Engineering, Total Life Cycle Management, or Parts Management.

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2011
  • 2011 INCOSE International Workshop
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    January 29–February 1, 2011, Hyatt Regency Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

    INCOSE's International Workshop is the event of the year for systems engineers to contribute to the state of the art. IW2010 facilitates working meetings for groups engaged in INCOSE's major projects and in international Standards development, workshops to explore the Systems Engineering challenges in new sectors, opportunities for Chapter leaders to meet and share best practice, support sessions to help you get the most out of INCOSE's shared working environment and a broad range of other technical meetings. Attendees spend 4 days working alongside fellow systems engineers who are there to make a difference. Systems Engineers at all levels and from all backgrounds are encouraged to engage in working sessions, and contribute their knowledge and experience to take the discipline forward.

  • TechAmerica Systems, Standards & Technology Council (SSTC) Meeting
    Sponsored by TechAmerica
    January 29–February 3, 2011, Jacobs Conference Center, Huntsville, AL

    This is a periodic meeting of TechAmerica's Systems, Standards & Technology Council (SSTC) with reports from its associated committees (Data & Configuration Management (G33), Enterprise Information Management Interoperability Committee, System Engineering (G47), and Life Cycle Logistics Supportability (LCLS)). The committees will hold working meetings following the SSTC report-outs.

  • 27th Annual National Test and Evaluation Conference
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Test & Evaluation Division and supported by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (AT&L) and the Director, Operational Test & Evaluation (DOT&E). Cosponsors of this symposium are the C4ISR Division and Systems Engineering Divisions of NDIA.
    March 14–17, 2011, Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel and Marina, Tampa, FL

    Test and Evaluation is often looked at by Program Managers, Program Executive Officers and other proponents of weapon systems as an unwelcome obstacle to the deployment of systems to the Department of Defense and Homeland Security. Most engineers, technicians and program administrators recognize that test and evaluation is an integral part of the scientific method of systematically assessing the effectiveness, suitability and survivability of hardware, software and personnel. This national conference will focus on policies, methods, and approaches that could better serve the ultimate consumer of our T&E efforts, the warfighter. With Tampa the home of both the U.S. Special Forces Command and the U.S. Southern Command, it will provide a fertile opportunity to see and hear first-hand about how T&E could better serve our fighting forces.

  • NDIA Systems Development Performance Measurement Working Group
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Systems Engineering Division
    March 22–23, 2011, Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

    This senior level Working Group, involving both industry and government/military, is focused on identifying potential measures, indicators, and methods for Systems Development Performance Measurement in Program Support Reviews. This is related to the USD (AT&L) memo "Better Buying Power" (Sept. 14, 2010) to only conduct reviews that "support major investment decisions or to uncover and respond to significant program execution issues" and to the requirement in the Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act 2009 (WSARA) for joint Developmental Test and Evaluation and Systems Engineering tracking and reporting on Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP) achievement of measurable performance criteria.

  • 27th Annual NDIA Logistics Conference and Exhibition
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Logistics Division
    March 28–31, 2011, Hyatt Regency Miami, Miami, FL

    NDIA's Annual National Logistics Conference and Exhibition has become the premier national-level forum for exchanging ideas and sharing insights into improving the support to our nation’s warfighters across the spectrum of military operations. The conference brings together the senior logistics policy officials and senior practitioners attracting high-caliber government and industry participants. In addition, the expanded exhibit forum will highlight the best cutting-edge technologies being developed to support our warfighters in an efficient, interoperable manner.

  • IEEE International Systems Conference 2011
    Sponsored by the IEEE Systems Council
    April 4–7, 2011, Marriott Chateau Champlain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    The theme of the IEEE International Systems Conference is Engineering of Complex Systems, to include Systems-of-systems, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, and Systems Thinking. The IEEE Systems Council facilitates interactions among communities of interest on system-level problems and applications. System-level thinking is essential in the world today, not only for technical systems but also for society at large. The Council addresses the discipline of systems engineering, including the issues and complexities of system-level and system-of-systems applications, focusing on the total systems effectiveness of complex integrated systems of national and global significance. This conference seeks to create an interactive forum for the advancement of the practice of system design, development, and management, across the multiple disciplines and specialty areas associated with the engineering of systems. The conference will provide a venue for systems engineering practitioners, managers, researchers, and educators to exchange innovative concepts, ideas, applications, and lessons learned.

  • 9th Annual Conference on SE Research (CSER)
    Jointly sponsored by the University of Southern California and The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)'s LA Chapter, in collaboration with Stevens Institute of Technology.
    April 15–16, 2011, Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel, Redondo Beach, CA

    The objective of this conference is to provide practitioners and researchers in academia, industry, and government with a common platform to present, discuss and influence Systems Engineering research, and to enhance the practice of Systems Engineering and Systems Engineering education.

  • 23rd Annual Systems & Software Technology Conference (SSTC)
    Hosted by Software Technology Support Center, Hill AFB
    May 16–19, 2011, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT

    SSTC 2011 will focus on connecting attendees with technological advancements associated with building better systems and software in support of our defense forces.

  • TechAmerica Systems, Standards & Technology Council (SSTC) Meeting
    Sponsored by TechAmerica
    May 16–19, 2011, Holiday Inn, Charlotte, NC

    This is a periodic meeting of TechAmerica's Systems, Standards, & Technology Council (SSTC) with reports from its associated committees (Data & Configuration Management (G33), Enterprise Information Management Interoperability Committee, System Engineering (G47), and Life Cycle Logistics Supportability (LCLS)). The committees will hold working meetings following the SSTC report-outs.

  • 21th Annual International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) International Symposium
    Sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    June 20–23, 2011, Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO

    This symposium is the leading annual international conference on Systems Engineering. An estimated 1000 delegates world-wide will participate in presentations, academic forum, tutorials/courses, workshops, panel discussions and exhibition. The program attracts a mix of professionals, researchers and educators from industry, government and the academia.

  • 6th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE 2011)
    Sponsored by IEEE System, Man, and Cybernetics Society and IEEE Reliability Society
    June 27–30, 2011, Sheraton Hotel-Albuquerque Uptown, Albuquerque, NM

    The conference theme is "SoSE in Cloud Computing, Smart Grid, and Cyber Security," three areas of significant investment within the public and private sectors as well as being significant initiatives areas of IEEE. Papers on theories, methodologies, and applications of System of Systems Engineering in science, technology, industry, and education are welcome.

  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) & Standardization 2011 Conference
    Sponsored by the Defense Standardization Program Office
    August 29–September 1, 2011, Westin Diplomat, Hollywood, FL

    The objective of the DSMSMS & Standardization Conference 2011 is to focus on the need for DMSMS and standardization policies, procedures, guidance, and automated tools to support the warfighter, and includes activities required to attain this goal such as Value Engineering, Total Life Cycle Management, or Parts Management.

  • 45th Engineering and Technical Management (ETM) Annual Workshop
    Sponsored by TechAmerica
    August 29–September 1, 2011, Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, CO

    This is the TechAmerica's annual Systems, Standards & Technology Council (SSTC) meeting with reports from its associated committees. The program will include a separate training track for Configuration and Data Management as well as workshops in configuration management, enterprise information management interoperability, systems engineering, and life cycle logistics supportability.

  • 14th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference
    Sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Systems Engineering Division
    October 24–27, 2011, Hyatt Regency Mission Bay, San Diego, CA

    This conference focuses on improving acquisition and performance of Defense programs and systems, including network centric operations and data/information interoperability, systems engineering and all aspects of system sustainment. This conference is sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association, Systems Engineering Division and is supported by the Director, Systems Engineering, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, and the Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer. The conference presentations are now available.