19th Annual Systems Engineering Conference

24 - 27 October 2016

Springfield, VA


Monday, October 24, 2016

Track 1 - Development Test & Evaluation

  • 18935 - Efficacy of Model Based Systems Engineering for Test and Evaluation: A Centrifuge Test Cell Case Study, Dr. Brenan McCarragher, Draper
  • 18871 - Digital Engineering Applications to Developmental Test & Evaluation, Dr. Edward Kraft, Air Force Test Center
  • 18934 - Applying the Gaps Model of the Service Industry: Four Ways that Prevent Test & Evaluation from Meeting Customer Expectations, Allan Alfafara, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Track 1 - Modeling & Simulation

  • 18878 - A Data-Driven, Model-Based Platform to Enable the Digital Fabric for Complex Cyber-Physical Systems and Programs, Dr. Brian Chambers, DS Government Solutions (DSGSK)

Track 2 - Systems Engineering Effectiveness

  • 19005 - Building and Deploying a Re-Usable Requirements Library, Warren Smith, WRAYN, LLC
  • 18990 - Using Natural Language Parsing (NLP) for Automated Requirements Quality Analysis, Christopher Ritter, 1C2 SPEC Innovations
  • 18979 - Philosophy of Engineering: Initial Explorations, Gregory Miller, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 18846 - The Three-Phase Optimal Design Method Meets Reality: Lessons Available, Part One, Dr. John Fay, Odyssey Systems Consulting Group (part 1, part 2)

Track 3 - Architecture

  • 18859 - The Use of Systems Engineering and Open Architectures to Reduce Development Cycle Time in Complex Systems, Ann Wong, Defense Acquisition University
  • 18936 - Measuring the Value of Modularity from the End-User Point of View, Dr. Brenan McCarragher, Draper
  • 18939 - Technology Update on the Unified Architecture Framework (UAF), Matthew Hause, PTC
  • 18891 - Widely Accepted Standards: Enablers of Competition, William Decker, Defense Acquisition University

Track 4 - System Security Engineering

  • 18737 - System Security Engineering Committee Welcome - Accomplishments, Plans, and Opportunities, Holly Dunlap, Raytheon Company
  • 18947 - Program Protection and Cybersecurity (System Security Engineering Track), Mrs. Melinda Reed, DoD DASD (Systems Engineering)
  • 18703 - Systems Security Engineering: Whose Job Is It Anyway?, Perri Nejib, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 18738 - Mission-Aware Cybersecurity, Peter Beling, Department of Systems & Information Engineering, University of Virginia
  • 18949 - Engaging the DoD Enterprise to Protect U.S. Military Technical Advantage: Finding the Right Partners to Help Industry Protect DoD's Unclassified Controlled Technical Information, Brian Hughes, Department of Defense
  • 18946 - DoD Acquisition Strategy for Cyber Resilient Weapon Systems (Systems Security Engineering Track), Mrs. Melinda Reed, DoD DASD (Systems Engineering)
  • 18981 - Putting the SYSTEM in Security Engineering - An Overview of NIST SP 800-160, Michael McEvilley, The MITRE Corporation
  • 18981 - Systems Thinking - Creativity and Innovation (Individual and Team), Scott Lucero, Department of Defense

Track 5 - Education & Training

  • 18921 - Developing the Department of Defense Engineering Workforce, Aileen Sedmak, OUSD(AT&L)/Systems Engineering
  • 19011 - Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) Competency Management Automated Tool (Briefing and Tool Demonstration), Andrew Jeselson, Air Force Materiel Command
  • 18913 - Version 0.75 of the Proposed INCOSE Competency Framework, Dr. Don Gelosh, Worcester, Polytechnic Institute
  • 18888 - Facilitating the Transition from Senior Manager to Executive Leader, Dr. Michael Pennotti, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • 19017 - Amphibious Engineering - Learning to Live In Two Worlds for Fun and Profit, Steve Tolle, Immersion 1D5 Point Technologies


Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Opening Remarks:

  • Robert Rassa, NDIA Systems Engineering Conference Chair; Director, Engineering Programs, Raytheon Company

Keynote Presentation:

  • Stephen Welby, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

Systems Engineering Issues Panel

  • Randall Lum, Corporate Director, Engineering, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Jeffrey Wilcox, Corporate Vice President, Engineering and Program Operations, Lockheed Martin Corporation

DoD Program Managers Panel
Moderator: Col David McIllece, USAF, Deputy Director, Systems Engineering and Policy

  • CAPT Tim Hill, USN, Executive Officer, Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division/Naval Support Activity Orlando
  • CAPT Mark Vandroff, USN, Commanding Officer, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock
  • Col Darby McNulty, USA, U.S. Army, PM Integrated Personnel and Pay Systems
  • Dana Whalley, Space Fence Program Manager, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC)

DoD Executive Panel
Moderator: Kristen Baldwin, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Systems Engineering (Acting)

  • Dr. Martin Irvine, Director of Systems Engineering, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (DASN RDT&E)
  • Jeff Stanley, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Science, Technology and Engineering, Assistant Secretary for Acquisition United States Department of the Air Force
  • Dawn Schaible, Deputy Chief Engineer, NASA, Kerry Wilson, Deputy Director, Office of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate
  • Kerry Wilson, Deputy Director, Office of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate
  • Jyuji Hewitt, Executive Deputy to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Track 1 - Modeling & Simulation

  • 18927 - Models, Simulations, and Digital Engineering in Systems Engineering Restructure, Philomena Zimmerman, ODASD(SE)
  • 18896 - Developing and Distributing A CubeSat Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Reference Model - Interim Status, Dr. David Kaslow, S.E.L.F
  • 18750 - Multi-Scale, Multi-Fidelity Systems Design and Simulation Environment, Dr. Peter Menegay, SynaptiCAD
  • 18989 - Connecting Cost, Schedule, and Performance Data for More Effective Simulation, Christopher Ritter, SPEC Innovations
  • 18924 - Advancing the Use of the Digital System Model Taxonomy, Philomena Zimmerman, ODASD(SE)
  • 18855 - Model Centric Engineering - Insights and Challenges: Primary Takeaways from a Government-Industry Forum, Dr. Dinesh Verma, Systems Engineering Research Center

Track 2 - Systems Engineering Effectiveness

  • 18919 - Essential Elements of a Reliability and Maintainability Engineering Program, Andrew Monje, ODASD(SE)
  • 18925 - DoD Systems Engineering Policy, Guidance and Standardization, Aileen Sedmak, OUSD(AT&L), Systems Engineering
  • 18928 - Using the 5 Benefits of a Modular Open Systems Approach to Choose Enablers, Philomena Zimmerman, 3A2 ODASD(SE)
  • 18963 - Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation (SDPE), Dr. Gregory Spanjers, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 18749 - Increasing Systems Engineering Effectiveness Through Operational Risk Considerations, Brian Gallagher, CACI International
  • 18842 - Cumulative Effect of Departures from Specifications (DFS) Utilizing a Risk Management Framework, Raymond O'Toole, The George Washington University - EMSE Off Campus
  • 18860 - Obsolescence Risk Assessment and Management Approach for Software, Ted Bowlds, The George Washington University
  • 18873 - Using Systems Engineering to Inform Mission Assurance: A Study of Organizational Interrelationships, Timothy White, Raytheon Company
  • 18916 - A Practical Framework for Effective Requirements Management Throughout the Life-Cycle, Oliver Hoehne, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • 18926 - Integration of An In-Vehicle Network Utilizing VICTORY Standards on a USMC M-ATV MRAP Vehicle, Ernest Sanchez, USMC
  • 18951 - Systems Engineering Methods for Incorporating Innovative Technologies in DoD Systems, Scott Lucero, Department of Defense
  • 18845 - Setting Strategic Requirements for Tradespace Tools, Dr. Simon Goerger, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
  • 18841 - Usability: the Forgotten ‘ility’ in the Engineering Process, Kevin Hovis, The George Washington University

Track 3 - Engineered Resilient Systems

  • 19019 - ERS-An Element of Digital Engineering Practice in Systems Acquisition, Robert Gold, DASD(SE)
  • 18982 - Engineered Resilient Systems (ERS) Overview - 2016, Dr. Jeffery Holland, U.S. Army 3A3 Engineer Research and Development Center
  • 18983 - Engineered Resilient Systems (ERS) Open Architecture, Dr. Cary Butler, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
  • 19015 - Modeling and Simulation to Impact Rotorcraft Acquisition, Dr. Marvin Moulten, U.S. Army AMRDEC, Aviation Engineering Directorate
  • 18906 - A Physics-Based Distributed Collaborative Design Process for Engineered Resilient Systems, Dr. Raymond Kolonay, 3B3 USAF AFRL
  • 19009 - Advances in an Early-Stage Resilient Submarine Design Capability, Dr. Morgan Parker, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division
  • 18975 - Engineered Resilient Systems: A Practical Armament Example and Study, David Chau, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 18999 - High Performance Computing in Support of Engineering Resilient Systems (HPCMP), Dr. Robert Wallace, Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization 3C3 Program
  • 18910 - Trade Space Analytics: The Future of Systems Engineering, Andrew Hinsdale, Raytheon Missile Systems
  • 18973 - ERS Tradespace Toolset, Dr. Tommer Ender, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • 18903 - Developing the ERS Collaboration Framework, Dr. Patrick Martin, BAE Systems, Inc.

Track 4 - Security Systems Engineering

  • 18920 - Long-Term Strategy for DoD Trusted and Assured Microelectronics Needs, Dr. Jeremy Muldavin, OSD DASD(SE)
  • 18850 - A Justification for Comprehensive Critical Component Identification During the Program Protection Process, Mrs. Beverly Ware, The MITRE Corporation
  • 18914 - System Security Modeling of Feature Selection and Behavior Analysis for Efficient Malware Detection, Joseph Mikhail, George Washington University
  • 19016 - A Systems Engineering Approach to Applying RMF for a Successful Program and a Secure System - A Case Study, Craig Covak, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • 18923 - Software Assurance (SwA) & The Risk Management Framework (RMF), Mrs. Michele Moss, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 19020 - CyberFMECA an Adaption of the FMECA Process to Cyber Effects Critically Determination, Roy Wilson, NAVAIR
  • 18953 - DoD Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC) Update, Thomas Hurt, Department of Defense
  • 18954 - DoD Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC) Industry Outreach, Thomas Hurt, Department of Defense

Track 5 - Agile

  • 18912 - The Benefits of Agile Systems Engineering in Program Management, Oliver Hoehne, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • 19006 - Agile Systems Engineering, A Case Study, Warren Smith, WRAYN, LLC
  • 18988 - Agile in DoD Acquisition: A Systemic Problem, Steven Praizner, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division

Track 5 - Program Management

  • 18950 - Mission Engineering, Robert Gold, Department of Defense, DASD(SE)
  • 18966 - DoD Engineering Technical Services (ETS) Best Practices and Lessons Learned Guidebook, Robin Hicks, OUSD(AT&L)/R&E/SE
  • 18993 - What About Risk? Moving Beyond the Triple Constraint, Daniel Hettema, SPEC Innovations

Track 5 - Program Management & Better Buying Power

  • 18978 - Existing Technical Data License Rights - Barrier to MOSA?, William Decker, Defense Acquisition University
  • 19018 - Bridging the ABYSS (Changing the Tires on the Bus While Moving) - Transitioning An In-Motion Development Program From DIACAP to RMF, Michael Coughenour, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • 18857 - Key Parameter Development and Management, Shawn Dullen, ARDEC

Track 6 - Environment, Safety & Occupational Health

  • 19010 - The Opportunities with Integrating ESOH into SE: An ODASD(SE) Perspective, Robert Gold, DASD(SE)
  • 18887 - ESOH - a Design Consideration with Benefits, David Asiello, OASD(EI&E)
  • DoD Acquisition ESOH IPT Principals Questions & Answers Session
    • David Asiello, OASD(EI&E)
    • Robert Gold, DASD(SE)
  • 19008 - Deficiencies in Understanding and Implementing DoD Acquisition Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH) Policy, Sherman Forbes, SAF/AQRE (Engineering Management Policy Division)
  • 18848 - An Approach to Ensure Design Considerations are Part of the Materiel Solution: ESOH-Related Capabilities in JCIDS Examples, Robert Mirick, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 18852 - Environmental Liabilities for DoD Weapons Systems, Patricia Huheey, OASD(EI&E)
  • 18917 - KC-46 Program Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Team Wins SECDEF Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition Award, John Stallings, AFLCMC/WKCDS, KC-46 3B6 Tanker Program
  • 18849 - DoD's REACH Strategy and its Impact to Acquisition and Sustainment, Dr. Patricia Underwood, OASD(EI&E)
  • 18918 - Updating NAS 411 and NAS 411-1 to Assist with Hazardous Materials Management, Karen Gill, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 18970 - Logistics Product Data for Hazardous Materials Tracking, Mary Hammerer, Naval Air Systems Command
  • 18911 - Climate Resilience in Acquisition: Roles & Responsibilities In DoD, Elsa Patton, OASD/ESOH


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Track 1 - Modeling and Simulation

  • 18991 - A 21st Century Approach to MBSE, Daniel Hettema, SPEC Innovations
  • 18854 - Return on Investment for Complex Projects Utilizing Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), Michael Gooden, The George 4D1 Washington University

Track 2 - Systems Engineering Effectiveness

  • 18828 - The Shape of Uncertainty in Systems Engineering Peer Reviews: Requirements Versus Design Activities, Dr. Paul Nugent, Western Connecticut State University
  • 18880 - Engineering the Enterprise, Kathleen Walsh, RDECOM ARDEC
  • 18832 - System Readiness - A Look Beyond TRAs, Donald York, TASC, An Engility Company
  • 18956 - Timing It Right for Successful System Developments, Robert Scheurer, The Boeing Company
  • 18997 - Improving DoD Acquisition with Set-Based Design, Daniel Browne, Georgia 4B2 Tech Research Institute

Track 2 - Miscellaneous Topics

  • 18870 - Developing Logistics Strategy Using Optimization with Uncertain Data: The Marine Corps Assault Amphibious Vehicle Return to Condition Code Alpha (RCCA), Dr. Edward DeVilliers, DeVilliers Technology Solutions, 4D2 LLC

Track 3 - Engineered Resilient Systems

  • 18839 - The DoD HPCMP CREATE Program - Virtual Prototyping to Enable Rapid Systems, Dr. Douglass Post, DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program
  • 19035 - Using Engineering Resilient Systems Tools for Trade Exploration of Military Ground Vehicles with an Iterative Concept Development and Performance Analyses Process, Dr. Matthew Castanier, U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center
  • 18576 - Resilience Heuristics Engineering, Kenneth Stavish, BAE Systems, Inc.

Track 3 - Net Centric Operations & Interoperability

  • 18895 - Track Introduction, Jack Zavin, OUSD(AT&L)/DASD(C3CB)
  • 19176 - Mission Partner Environment (MPE), Mike Richards, Joint Staff, J6
  • 18858 - JITC Unified Capabilities Team Reduces Testing Time, Cost; Increases Testing Capacity, Gerry Lopez, Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC)
  • 18867 - Requirements Analysis Framework for Test (RAFT) Process, Davin Keith, Joint Interoperability Test Command
  • 19047 - Utility of the DI2E Reference Architecture, Dr. John McDowall, BAE Systems, Inc.
  • 19048 - Mission Threads in the DI2E, Vincent Kluth, BAE Systems, Inc.
  • 19057 - Innovative Use of Competitions to Help Solve Warfighter Problems, Susan Kapr, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 18937 - Enabling Net-Centric Warfare with MBSE and The IoT, Maj Gen Brent Baker, USAF (Ret), PTC

Track 4 - Systems Security Engineering

  • 18889 - Cybersecurity Test and Evaluation Event Lessons Learned at the National Cyber Range, Peter Christensen, Test Resource 4A4 Management Center
  • 18943 - Systems Approach for Cybersecurity for Advanced Manufacturing, Catherine Ortiz, Defined Business Solutions

Track 5 - Better Buying Power & Affordability

  • 18879 - Innovate or Integrate: An Alternate Approach to DoD Acquisitions, Daniel Manuel, Jr., Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.

Track 5 - Better Buying Power & Systems of Systems Engineering

  • 18892 - Additive Manufacturing and the Impact on the Defense Industrial Base, William Decker, Defense Acquisition University

Track 5 - Systems of Systems Engineering

  • 18869 - Special Session: DARPA Systems of Systems Programs 4C5, Dr. John Shaw, DARPA
  • 18864 - Cross-Scale Resilience: Bridging System of Systems and Consitituent Systems Engineering and Analysis, Dr. Valerie Sitterle, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • 18881 - Understanding System Interdependence to Improve Resilience of Shipboard Cyber Physical System, Caesar Benipayo, The George Washington University
  • 18890 - Identifying Hidden Requirements in System of Systems, Gary Lantz, Sr., The George Washington University

Track 6 - Environment Safety & Occupational Health

  • 19004 - Operational Energy in the Department of Defense, Alan Bohnwagner, OSD/OUSD(AT&L)/OASD(EI&E)
  • 18977 - DoD Siting Clearinghouse: The Impact of Commercial Energy Development on Military Systems and National Defense Missions, David Tancabel, DoD Siting Clearinghouse
  • 18874 - Expeditionary Hybrid Power System Sizing and Analysis Tool, Jason Zumstein, Barbaricum

Track 6 - Environment Safety & Occupational Health & Human Systems Integration

  • 18965 - Modeling Safety and Cybersecurity Controls in SysML, Michael Vinarcik, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 19080 - Air Force Human Systems Integration - Capability and Requirements Tool (HSI-CRT), Roger Spondike, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 18980 - Control Station Human-Machine Interface (CaSHMI): An Implemented Use Case of Unmanned Systems Command and Control (C2) Via A Standards-Based Enterprise Architecture, Darren Powell, Space and Naval Warefare Systems Center Pacific

Track 6 - Human Systems Integration

  • 18967 - Development of Control Station Human-Machine Interface (CaSHMI) for Unmanned Systems, Dr. Lynn Ewart, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport
  • 18944 - Improving the Decision Space in C4ISR Systems: An Adaptation of a Human Systems Integration (HSI) Analytic Approach In System-of-Systems (SoS), Dr. Matthew Risser, Pacific Science & Engineering Group
  • 18817 - Influencing Cost-Effective System Sustainment with Human Systems Integration, Sarah Orr, U.S. Air Force 711HPW/HP
  • 18863 - Human Integrated ePerformance Optimization: Proactively Assessing and Informing the Warfighter of Their Physiological State, Andrew Taylor, U.S. Army Natick, Research Engineering & Development Center
  • 18931 - UAF Support for Human Systems Integration and DoDAF - Bring People and Systems Together, Matthew Hause, PTC
  • 18941 - Assuring Human Control Authority Over Autonomous Systems, Dr. Jennifer Narkevicius, 4D6 Jenius, LLC