Human Systems Conference

"Human Systems in Emerging Domains: Autonomy, Human Augmentation & Cyber"

13 - 14 March 2018

Springfield, VA


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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Panel: Human Systems Interface Research & Development Challenges - Government Perspective
Moderator: LCDR Peter Walker, Military Deputy, Human and Bioengineered Systems, Code 341, Office of Naval Research

  • Laurie Fenstermacher, Principal Research Lead Open Source Analysis, 711 HPW/RHXM
  • Glenn Gunzelmann, Senior Research Psychologist, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Dr. Todd Nelson, Division Chief, 711 HPW/AFRL
  • Peter Squire, Program Officer, Office of Naval Research


Session #1: Protection, Sustainment and Warfighter Performance (PS&WP)

  • Collaboration for Breakthrough Innovation in Human Performance Monitoring for the Warfighter
  • Optimizing Future Soldier Systems through the Incorporation of Human Aspects into the Soldier as a System Domain using the Systems Modeling Language


Session #2: Human Systems Metrics (HSM)

  • Human-System Metrics Applied to Optimize AF Warfighter Capability
  • Realizing Our Collective Vision by 2025: Leveraging Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy with Human Systems Advances in Human–Machine Symbiosis to Realize Our Roadmap to the Future
  • HSI T&E Methods and Metrics to Assess User–Automation Interaction


Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Plenary Address:

  • Dr. Paul Zablocky, Division Director, Complex Hybrid Warfare Sciences Division, Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare and Combating Terrorism Science and Technology Department, Office of Naval Research

Panel: Human Systems Integration Metrics
Moderator: Dr. John Tangney, Director, Human & Bio-Engineered Systems, Office of Naval Research

  • Rick Craft, Systems Analyst & Principal Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratory
  • Dr. Kelly Hale, Senior Vice President, Technical Operations, Design Interactive, Inc.
  • BG Peter Palmer, USA (Ret), President, P2 Consulting Services
  • John Plaga, Aerospace Engineer, 711 HPW/HPIF

Session #4: Systems Interface and Cognitive Processing (SI&CP)

  • Towards Natural Dialogue with Robotics: ARL Bot Language
  • Developing an Autonomous Task Manager for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Human–Machine Teams
  • Seeing into the Black Box: Using Eye Tracking in User–Driven Workflows to Better Understand Decision–making Processes

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