11th Annual Systems Engineering Conference

20 - 23 October 2008

San Diego, CA


Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Keynote Address:

Plenary Session: Executive Panel
Moderator: Ms. Kristin Baldwin, Deputy Director, Software Engineering & System Assurance

Luncheon Speaker:

  • Dr. Ronald Jost, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, C3, Space & Spectrum

Bayview III: Systems Engineering Effectiveness
Session 2C1

  • 7099 - DoD's Systems and Engineering Revitalization Efforts - An Update Mr. Nicholas M. Torelli, OSD/SSE/ED
  • 7475 - The Effectiveness of Systems Engineering on Federal (DoD) System Development Programs - Update 2008, Mr. Ken Ptack
  • 7153 - Systems Engineering Plan (SEP) and Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP) Unification Mr. Chet Bracuto, OSD
  • Naval Power 21 Integration & Interoperability Improvement, Mr. Kevin Smith
  • 7089 - Systems Engineering for Systems of Systems, Dr. Judith Dahmann, The MITRE Corporation

Bayview II: Test & Evaluation in Systems Engineering
Session 2C2

Bayview I: Program Management
Session 2C3

Mission I: System Safety - ESOH & HSI
Session 2C4

  • 6997 - Human Systems Integration and Model Based Systems Engineering, Dr. Abraham W. Meilich, Lockheed Martin
  • 7084 - Human Reliability Analysis and the Advanced Man Portable Air Defense System: A Case Study, Mr. Christopher A. Brown, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane
  • 7092 - Systems Engineering to Ensure Aircraft Airworthiness, Mr. Jim Miller
  • 7161 - ESOH In Acquisition OSD Expectations For Implementing DODI 5000.02, Ms. Karen Gill
  • ESOH Challenges in Commissioning an Aircraft Carrier, Mr. Doug Parrish, Booz Allen Hamilton

Mission II: Modeling & Simulation
Session 2C5

  • 7172 - Execution of the Acquisition M&S Master Plan - A Progress Report, Mr. James W. Hollenbach, Simulation Strategies, Inc.
  • Update on Survey on Modeling and Simulation Support for the Systems Engineering of Systems of Systems, Ms. Judith Dahmann, Simulation Strategies, Inc.
  • 7440 - Synchronizing Modeling and Simulation Plans Across Navy Acquisition, Dr. Ivar Oswalt, VisiTech
  • 7085 - Modeling and Simulation Resource Reuse Business Model, Mr. Dennis P. Shea, Center For Naval Analyses
  • Joint Rapid Scenario Generation (JRSG) System Engineering, Mr. Ralph O'Connell, US Joint Forces Command, Joint Capability Development (J8)
  • Cross-Command Collaboration Effort (3CE)

Mission III: Net Centric Operations
Session 2C6

  • 7461 - Network Centric Engineering use of the NCOIC (Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium) Processes and Tools in a Logistics Example, Mr. Thomas M. Dlugolecki, SenseResponder LLC
  • 7128 - Changing the Value Equation in Engineering and Acquisition to Align Systems of Systems with Dynamic Mission Needs, Mr. Philip J. Boxer, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7341 - Crucial Factors in the Design of Net-Centric Systems, Dr. David Hernandez, Tactronics Holdings, LLC
  • 7330 - Creating a Systems Architecture for an SOA-based IT System as Part of a Systems Engineering Process, Mr. Robert S. Elinger
  • 7016 - A Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Business Model for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Dr. Steven H. Dam, Systems and Proposal Engineering Company

Palm I: Requirements Development & Management
Session 2C7

  • 7444 - Acquisitions Requirements of Capabilities in a Netcentric Enterprise - Creating a Capabilities Engineering Framework, Mr.Jack M. Van Kirk, SFAE-AV-AS
  • 7138 - Implications of Capability-based Planning on Requirements Engineering, Mr. Leonard Sadauskas, DoD CIO, IT Investment & Commercial Policy
  • 7191 - System Concept of Operations: Standards, Practices, and Reality, Ms. Nicole Roberts, L-3 Communications
  • 7066 - Two-Step Methodology to Reduce Software System Requirements Defects, Mr. Robert J. Kosman
  • 7451 - Why Design for Testability Sooner?, Mr. Bruce Bardell, BAE Systems
  • 7399 - The Challenges of Requirements Decomposition, Ms. Eliza Siu, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Palm II: Software
Session 2C8

  • 7137 - DoD Software Engineering and System Assurance: Moderator, Ms. Kristen J. Baldwin, Systems and Software Engineering
  • 7139 - A Framework for Integrating Systems and Software Engineering, Dr. Richard Turner, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • 7041 - Software Process Improvement for Acquisition of Naval Software Intensive Systems, Mr. Carl Siel, U.S. Navy, ASN (RDA) CHENG
  • 7119 - Architecting Systems to Meet Expectations - Managing Quality Characteristics To Reduce Risk, Mr. Paul R. Croll, CSC
  • 7156 - New Concepts and Trends - How Future Trends in Systems and Software Technology Bode Well for Enabling Improved Acquisition and Performance in Defense Systems, Dr. Kenneth E. Nidiffer
  • 7239 - Systems and Software Design Principles for Large-Scale Mission-Critical Embedded Products from Aerospace and Financial Problems Domains, Mr. Rick Selby, Northrop Grumman Space Technology


Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Luncheon Speaker:

  • Ms. Shannon Cunniff, Director, Emerging Containments: Office of Under Secretary of Defense (Installations and Environment)

Bayview III: Systems Engineering Effectiveness
Session 3A1

  • 7405 - Systems Engineering: Application in Complex Organizations, Mr. Kevin Roney, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 7065 - Establishing a Systems Engineering Center of Excellence in PEO Ground Combat Systems, Mr. Michael H. Phillips, Jacobs
  • 7423 - Systems Engineering Capability Development, Mr. Edward Andres, TARDEC
Session 3B1
  • 7436 - A Process Decision Table for Integrated Systems and Software Engineering, Dr. Barry Boehm, USC-CSSE
  • 7190 - A Tool to Enhance Systems Engineering Planning, Ms. Sue O'Brien, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • 6945 - The Role of Chaos and Complexity in Systems Development: Dr. Robert J. Monson, Lockheed Martin
Session 3C1
  • 6878 - Reduction of Total Ownership Costs (R-TOC) and Value Engineering (VE) in Defense System's Life Cycle, Mr. Chet Bracuto, OSD
  • 7007 - Using Performance-Based Earned Value(R) for Measuring Systems Engineering Effectiveness, Dr. Ronald S. Carson, Boeing
  • 7017 - KBAD - A Cost-Effective Way to Conduct Design and Analysis, Dr. Steven Dam, Systems and Proposal Engineering Company
  • 6886 - Air Force Systems Engineering Assessment Model, Mr. Randy Bullard
  • 7030 - Defining 100 Best Practices for SE, Mr. Ian Talbot, AAC/EN
  • 7204 - Advancing Systems Engineering Practice within the Department of Defense: Overview of DoD's Newest University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), Ms. Sharon Vannucci, ODUSD
  • 7093 - Systems Engineering Performance Measures, Mr. Jim Miller

Bayview II: Test & Evaluation in Systems Engineering
Session 3A2

  • 6937 - Systems Engineering for Testing in a Joint Mission Environment, Mr. Earl Reyes, OSD/JTEM
  • 7209 - Joint Mission Environment Test Capability (JMETC), Mr. Chip Ferguson, JMETC
  • 7351 - End to End System Test Architecture, Dr. Masuma Ahmed, Lockheed Martin
Session 3B2
  • 7011 - Implementing a Methodology to Incorporate Operational Realism in CONOPS & Testing, Mr. William R. Lyders, ASSETT, Inc.
  • 6928 - The Role of T&E in the Requirements Process for System of Systems, Mr. Walter C. Reel, Naval Surface Warfare Center - Dahlgren
  • 7372 - Integrated T&E Process and Tools in the Joint High Speed Vessel Program, Mr. Stephen F. Randolph, Alion Science and Technology

Bayview II: Best Practices & Standardization
Session 3C2

  • 6874 - Why CMMI Isn't Enough, Ms. Anita Carleton, Software Engineering Institute
  • 6888 - Value Engineering: Enhance DMSMS Solutions, Dr. Jay Mandelbaum, Institute for Defense Analysis
  • 7761 - Applying Business Process Modeling to Develop Systems Engineering Guidance for New DoD Acquisition Regulations, Dr. Judith Dahmann, OSD
Session 3D2
  • 7003 - How to Specify Applicable Documents, Mr. James R. van Gaasbeek, Northrop Grumman
  • 7014 - Systems Engineering in the Science and Technology Environment - Best Practices and other Lessons Learned from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Mr. William P. Doyle, General Dynamics
  • 7031 - Lessons Learned Doing Systems Engineering Assessments on the Government, Mr. Ian Talbot, AAC/EN

Bayview I: Program Management
Session 3A3

  • 7438 - The Incremental Commitment Model and Competitive Prototyping, Dr. Barry Boehm, USC
  • 7070 - An Integrated, Knowledge-based Approach to Developing Weapon System Business Cases could Improve Acquisition Outcomes, Mr. Travis J. Masters, U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • 7258 - Joint Service Safety Testing Study Phase II Final Presentation, Paige V. Ripani, Booz Allen Hamilton
Session 3B3
  • 7340 - "Integrated Management Operating Model (iMOM)", An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye SD&D Program Case Study, Mr. Douglas J. Shaffer, Northrop Grumman
  • 7269 - Closing the Gap Between Systems Engineering and Project Management, Mr. Robert W. Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7349 - The Death of Rish Management, Mr. Michael P. Gaydar, Naval Air Systems Command
Session 3C3
  • 7095 - Evaluating Complex System Development Maturity - The Creation and Implementation of a System Readiness Level for Defense Acquisition Programs, Mr. Eric Forbes, Northrop Grumman
  • 7023 - Program Management of Concurrently Developed Complex Systems - Lessons Learned, Mr. Alexander Polack, The Aerospace Corporation
Session 3D3
  • 7385 - Enabling More Effective Weapons Systems Acquisition and Sustainment through an Enterprise Approach, Mr. John Stewart, Oracle
  • 7462 - Applying the Tenets of Military Planning and Execution to Project and Systems Engineering Management, Mr. Philip Lindeman, SAIC
  • 7479 - 360 Degree View of the Technology, Strategy and Business, Mr. Min-Gu Lee, Lockheed Martin

Mission I: System Safety - ESOH & HSI
Session 3B4

  • 7211 - Defining a Generic Hazard Tracking Database for Future Programs, Mr. Jeff Walker, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 7215 - DoD Energy Demand: Addressing the Unintended Consequences, Mr. Thomas Morehouse, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 7258 - Joint Service Safety Testing Study, Ms. Paige Ripani, Booz Allen Hamilton
Session 3C4

Mission II: Modeling & Simulation
Session 3A5

  • 7347 - Deployment of SysML in Tools and Architectures: an Industry Perspective, Mr. Rick Steiner, Raytheon
  • 7073 - Standardized Documentation for Verification, Validation, and Accreditation - An Update to the Systems Engineering Community, Mr. Kevin Charlow, Space and Warfare Systems Center-Charleston
  • 7052 - Architecture and Model Based Systems Engineering for Lean Results, Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc.
Session 3B5
  • 7026 - Rapid Assessment Approach Using Commander's Intent to Identify Promising Force Structure Architectures for System Trade Studies: Mr. David A. Blancett, Northrup Grumman
  • 7082 - Domain Modeling: A Roadmap to Convergence, Mr. Nathaniel C. Horner, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • 7364 - Predictive Modeling: Principles and Practice, Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman
Session 3C5
  • 7144 - Systems Engineering Analysis of Threat Reduction Systems using a Collaborative Constructive Simulation Environment: Dr. James E. Coolahan, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • 7393 - Systems Engineering Approach to Total Vehicle Design and Integration, Mr. Walter J. Budd, BAE Systems
Session 3D5
  • 7228 - Total System Modeling: A System Engineering Application of the Higraph Formalism, Mr. Kevin Fogarty, SAIC
  • 7077 - Near-field RCS and Fuze Modeling and Simulation, Mr. David Hall, Survice Engineering Company
  • 7174 - Virtual Battlespace Center for Systems Engineering, Mr. James Hollenbach, Simulation Strategies, Inc.

Mission III: Net Centric Operations
Session 3A6

  • 6954 - SOAs and Net-Centric Warfare-Similarities, Differences and Conflicts, Mr. James A. Mazzei, The Aerospace Corporation
  • 7374 - Capitalizing in Migrating Web Service Environments, Mr. Brian Eleazer, South Carolina Research Authority
Session 3B6
  • 6972 - A System Engineering Approach to Develop a Service-Oriented Perspective, Mr. Rob Byrd, SI International
  • 7413 - Systems Engineering Approach for Assessing a Warfighter's Cognitive Performance, Mr. James Buxton, U.S. Army
Session 3C6
  • 7105 - Building Net-Ready Information Interoperability Performance Indicator Widgets For DoDAF 2.0 Dashboards, Mr. William B. Anderson, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7088 - The Benefit of Collaboration: Integration between the DoDAF and Systems Engineering Communities, Mr. Tim Tritsch, Vitech Corporation
  • 7337 - Modeling Cognition in the DoD Architecture Framework for Early Concept Development, Dr. John M. Colombi, Air Force Institute of Technology
  • 7046 - Survivable Network Design Framework, Mr. Dennis Moen, Lockheed Martin
  • 7377 - Joint Surface Warfare Joint Capability Technology Demonstration - Maturing Weapon Data Link Concepts into Operational Capability, Mr. Robert Finlayson, John Hopkins University

Palm I: Requirements Development & Management
Session 3A7

  • 7047 - Stop the Pain: Take Some Requirements Definition and Management for Project Success, Mr. Scott Derby, AVISTA Incorporated
  • 7068 - Daily Challenges in Requirements Engineering: Mr. Frank J. Salvatore, High Performance Technologies, Inc.
  • 7593 - Correlation of Types of Requirements to Verification Methods, Dr. William G. Bail, The MITRE Corporation
Session 3B7
  • 7548 - Mission Analysis and its Impact on SE Fundamentals: Mr. John T. McDonald, Raytheon
  • 7055 - How to Write "Lean and Mean" Requirements: Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc.

Palm I: Logistics, Supportability & Sustainment
Session 3C7

  • 7180 - A Continuous Process View of Systems Engineering for the Sustainment Phase, Mr. Paul d. Ratke, OC - ALC
  • 7183 - Progress Toward the Development of a Reliability Investment Cost Estimating Relationship, Mr. Andy Long, LMI
  • 7235 - Future Combat Systems (FCS) Logistics Systems, Ms. Soo R. Yoon, Boeing
Session 3D7
  • 7390 - Systems Engineering of Deployed Systems, Mr. Robert K. Finlayson, Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory
  • 7383 - Extending Enterprise Systems for an Integrated Logistics Management Environment, Mr. Mike Korzenowski, General Dynamics Land Systems
  • 7455 - The Seven Affordability Sins of Logistics System Integration, Dr. Thomas E. Herald, Lockheed Martin

Palm II: Software
Session 3A8

  • 7114 - Building the Next Generation of Software Engineers - Benchmarking Graduate Education, Dr. Arthur Pyster, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • 7135 - Improving Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Guidance for Weapons Systems with Substantial Software Content, Mr. Christopher Miller, OUSD/SE/SSA
  • 7232 - ASN (RD&A) Initiatives to Improve Integration of Software Engineering into Defense Acquisition Related Systems Engineering, Dr. John F. Miller, The MITRE Corporation
Session 3B8
  • 7198 - Software Reuse Readiness Levels: A Framework for Decision Making, Mr. Steven Wong, Northrop Grumman
  • 7195 - Counting Software Size: Is it as easy as Busying a Gallon of Gas?, Ms. Lori Vaughan, Northrop Grumman

PAM II: Architecture
Session 3C8

  • 7136 - Architecture Trade-off Analysis Method (ATAM®) for System Architecture Evaluation, Mr. Michael Gagliardi, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7243 - Method for Aligning Architecture Frameworks and System Requirements: Mr. Richard L. Eilers, IBM
Session 3D8
  • 7428 - Adaptable Architecture for System of Systems, Mr. Bruce Schneider, Applied Physics Lab Johns Hopkins University
  • 7285 - Universal Architecture Description Framework, Mr. Jeffrey O. Grady, JOG System Engineering
  • 7109 - Applying Open Architecture Concepts to Mission and Ship Systems, Mr. John M. Green, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 7273 - US Air Force Global Persistent Attack Architecture, Process, & Risk Analysis, Maj Jeffrey D. Havlicek, Air Force Center for Systems Engineering


Thursday, October 23, 2008

Bayview III: Systems Engineering Effectiveness
Session 4A1

  • 7697 - Enhancing Systems Engineering in the Department of Defense, Mr. Ceasar Sharper, ODUSD/SSE
  • 7186 - Air Force Implementation of NRC "Pre-A SE" Study Committee Recommendations, Mr. Jeff Loren, AF/AQRE
  • 7281 - A Holistic Approach to System Development, Mr. Douglas T. Wong, NASA Johnson Space Center
Session 4B1
Session 4C1
  • 7289 - Process Tailoring Patterns and Frameworks for Accelerating Systems Engineering Processes, Mr. Larry J. Earnest, Northrop Grumman
  • 7054 - Using Lean Principles and Process Models to Achieve Measurable Results, Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc.
  • 7265 - Rocket Motor Development Cycle Time - Business Process Review, Mr. Jose Gonzalez, OUSD/PSA/LW&M

Bayview II: Best Practices & Standardization
Session 4A2

  • 7076 - Systems and Software Life Cycle Process Standards: Foundation for Integrated Systems and Software Engineering: Ms. Teresa Doran, TECHSOFT
  • 7111 - Improving Process Utilizations with Tools, Mr. Frank J. Salvatore, High Performance Technologies, Inc.
  • 7179 - Integration of Systems and Software Engineering: Implications from Standards and Models Applied to DoDs' Acquisition Programs, Mr. Donald Gantzer, ODUSD/SSE
Session 4B2
  • 7325 - Applying CMMI High Maturity Practices and Leveraging LEAN Six Sigma: Mrs. Ann Hennon, BAE Systems
  • 7422 - NDIA CMMI Working Group: Status and Plans, Mr. Geoff Draper, Harris Corporation
  • 7441 - Process Enrichment Boot Camp, Mr. Victor Elias, High Performance Technology, Inc.
  • 7446 - Best Practices Clearinghouse: Making Lessons Learned Come Alive and Be Practical, Mr. Forrest Shull, Fraunhofer Center, Maryland

Mission II: Education & Training
Session 4A5

  • 6944 - Establishing the Need for Functional Analysis in Systems Development: Dr. Robert J. Monson, Lockheed Martin
  • 6946 - Improving Systems Engineering Execution and Knowledge Management, Mr. Steven C. Head, Boeing
Session 4B5
  • 7094 - Development and Validation of a Systems Engineering Competency Model, Dr. Don Gelosh, SAIC
  • 7098 - Accelerate Performance Improvements: Systems Engineering Skills Competency Analysis and Training Program Development, Mr. Steven A. Diebold, General Dynamics
  • 7130 - Concept Definiti - A Historical Perspective, Dr. David R. Jacques, Air Force Institute of Technology

Mission III: Enterprise Health Management
Session 4A6

  • 7580 - Engineering Solutions for Fleet Readiness Centers utilizing an Avionics Rapid Action Team Innovation Cell, Mr. Bill Birurakis, PIDESO
  • 7447 - Prognostics as an Approach to Improve Mission Readiness and Availability, Mr. Sony Mathew, Center for Advance Life Cycle Engineering
  • 7613 - Prognostics Based Health Assessment System Approaches, Mr. Ronald D. Newman, VSE Corporation
Session 4B6
  • 7520 - NDIA ID Electronic Prognostics (E-Prog) Task Follow-on Study to Quantify Weapon System Benefits, Mr. Paul Howard, Paul L. Howard Enterprises
  • 7597 - Enterprise Health Management Emerging Technology Transition Enabling Plan, Mr. Chris H. Reisig, Boeing
  • LRU Prognostics Demonstration Video .mpeg (Movie)

Palm I: Logistics, Supportability & Sustainment
Session 4A7

  • 7481 - Defining the Prognostics Health Management Enterprise Architecture, Mr. Ethan Xu, Raytheon
  • 7131 - Sustaining Systems Engineering - The A-10 Example, Dr. David R. Jacques, Air Force Institute of Technology
  • 7188 - Reliability Centered Maintenance Applied to the CH-47 Chinook Helicopter-Universal Principles that go beyond Equipment Maintenance, Ms. Nancy Regan, The Force, Inc.
Session 4B7
  • 7207 - Sustainment Engineering versus Systems Engineering, Is There A Difference?, Ms. Karen B. Bausman, AF Center for Systems Engineering
  • 7064 - Reliability Growth Analysis of Mobile Gun System during PVT, Dr. Dmitry Tananko, GDLS

Palm II: Architecture
Session 4A8

  • 7401 - Enabling Systems Engineering with an Integrated Approach to Knowledge Discovery and Architecture Framework, Mr. Michael R. Collins, Advantage Development, Inc.
  • 7453 - Open Architecture in Electronics Systems: Mr. Bruce R. Bardell, BAE Systems
  • 7069 - The Value of Architecture, Mr. Frank J. Salvatore, High Performance Technology, Inc.
Session 4B8
  • 7365 - Enabling the Successful Transition from Architecture to Concept Design, Mr. Chris Ryder, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • 7079 - The Benefits of Synergizing Naval Open Architecture Practices and Principles with Systems Engineering Processes, Mr. Mike Dettman, PEO C4I - NAVSEA
  • 7029 - Concurrent Increment Sequencing and Synchronization with Design Structure Matrices in Software-Intensive System Development, Dr. Peter Hantos, The Aerospace Corporation