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Upcoming Events

  • 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference
    Sponsored by National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
    October 23–26, 2017, Waterford at Springfield, Springfield, VA

    This conference focuses on improving acquisition and performance of defense programs and systems. Topics include system-of-systems engineering, system security, net-centric operations and data/information interoperability, and system sustainment. The conference welcomes program managers, systems engineers, chief scientists, and engineers and managers from the requirements, design, verification, support, logistics and test communities from both government and industry. The forum provides an opportunity to share information and shape policy and procedures.

    This conference is sponsored by the NDIA Systems Engineering Division, in cooperation with IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society, IEEE Systems Council and the International Council on Systems Engineering, and is supported by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary Defense for Systems Engineering in the Office of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics.

  • 5th Annual SERC Doctoral Students Forum and 8th Annual SERC Sponsor Research Review
    Sponsored by DoD Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC)
    November 7–8, 2017, Washington, DC

    The SERC Doctoral Students Forum provides an opportunity for doctoral students conducting systems engineering-related research at any of the SERC collaborating universities to present their topics in an open forum. This half-day event provides an opportunity for the attendees to have insights into ongoing research and to influence its direction while also meeting a number of doctoral students from the SERC universities. During the Sponsor Research Review focuses on results achieved in each of the four thematic areas of the SERC: Trusted Systems, Enterprise Systems and Systems of Systems, Human Capital Development, and Systems Engineering and Systems Management Transformation. Attendance is open to government, FFRDCs, national laboratories, industry, and academic institutions.

  • Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC)
    Sponsored by National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA)
    November 27–December 1, 2017, Orlando, FL

    I/ITSEC includes presentations of peer-reviewed papers, tutorials, special events, workshops, exhibits, a serious games competition, and STEM events for teachers and secondary students. Organized by the NTSA, the conference promotes international and interdisciplinary cooperation within the fields of modeling and simulation (M&S), training, education, analysis, and related disciplines. The NTSA is an affiliate subsidiary of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).

  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Conference and Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC)
    Coordinated by Universal Technology Corporation
    December 4–7, 2017, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL

    The DMSMS conference attracts leaders from industry, government, and academia to focus on defense manufacturing technology and issues. The 2017 theme is “Managing Obsolescence Risk - How to Optimize Budget, Schedule, and Readiness.” Topics include proactively managing obsolescence and designing to reduce obsolescence; collaboration as a key to success; parts management; and training. The concurrent DMC focuses on policy, strategic direction, innovation, and best practices.

  • AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech)
    Sponsored by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
    January 8–12, 2018, Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Kissimmee, FL

    Scitech comprises 11 conferences and draws thousands of participants from around the world to exchange research and information on topics in the aerospace field. Abstract deadline: June 12, 2017. Registration begins in December 2017. The 2018 program will feature more than 30 topics including Systems Engineering, Software Systems, Space Operations, Modeling and Simulation, Design Engineering, and Intelligent Systems.

  • INCOSE International Workshop (IW) 2018
    Sponsored by International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    January 20–23, 2018, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, FL

    IW2018 consists of working meetings for groups engaged in INCOSE projects including the development of international standards, workshops to explore the systems engineering challenges, and opportunities for participants to share best practices. The event includes two types of working group sessions: (1) Working sessions, which focus on improving and completing working group products; and (2) Outreach sessions, which focus on disseminating the current state of the art, offering attendees an opportunity to become involved in or influence the direction of a working group.

  • 64th Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS 2018)
    January 22–25, 2018, Silver Legacy Resort Casino, Reno, NV

    The annual RAMS provides a forum for training and discussion regarding reliability and maintainability practice, with participants from industry, academia, and government. The event features published papers and tutorials and provides opportunities for networking and product demonstrations. The RAMS 2018 theme is RAMS Throughout the Product Lifecycle.

  • National Engineers Week
    February 18–24, 2018

    Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951, EWeek (February 18–24, 2018) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.

  • 12th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference (SysCon)
    April 23–26, 2018, JW Marriott parq Vancouver 39 Smithe St Vancouver, BC, Canada

    The IEEE Systems Council facilitates interactions among communities of interest on system-level problems and applications. The Council addresses the discipline of systems engineering, including theory, technology, methodology, and applications of complex systems, system-of-systems, and integrated systems of national and global significance.

  • 28th Annual INCOSE International Symposium
    July 7–12, 2018, Grand Hyatt, Washington DC, USA

    he INCOSE International Symposium is an international forum for Systems Engineering. Participants network, share ideas, knowledge and practices, and learn more about the recent innovations, trends, experiences, and issues in Systems Engineering from leaders in the field. The theme for the INCOSE International Symposium 2018 is Delivering Systems in the Age of Globalization. Papers are due November 10, 2017.