22nd Annual Systems & Mission Engineering Conference

21 – 24 October 2019

Tampa, FL

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Monday, October 21, 2019



Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Keynote Address:
  • James Faist, Director, Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

Executive Panel: Prototyping With A Mission Engineering Focus
Moderator: Daniel Ermer, Director, Prototypes & Experiments (Acting) Director, Joint Capability Technology Demostration (JCTD)

  • Tony Schmidt, Senior Scientist and Technology Manager, Navy Warfare Center
  • Anthony Van Deusen, U.S. Army Futures Command, Combat Capabilities Development Command
  • Robert Swahn, DTRA, R&D

Industry Executive Panel

  • Chauncey McIntosh, Vice President, F-35 Training Systems, Rotary and Mission Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • David Sharp, Principal Senior Technical Fellow Chief Architect, AvionX, The Boeing Company
  • Guy Slominski, Center Manager, Air and Land Systems, Missile Systems, Raytheon Company
  • Bob Klein, Vice President of Engineering Northrop Grumman


Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Digital Engineering

  • 22286 - New Digital Engineering Enabled Systems and Mission Engineering Performance Measures, Dr. Ed Kraft, University of Tennessee Space Institute
  • 22159 - INCOSE Model-Based Enterprise Capabilities Matrix, Al Hoheb, The Aerospace Corporation
  • 22362 - SysML-Based, Collaborative Research Project Management, Dr. Benjamin Kruse, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • 22375 - Modeling Languages: What Makes a Good Language and Why?, Dr. Ronald Giachetti, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 22447 - Digital Engineering Implementation Across the Department of Defense, Philomena Zimmerman, OUSD(R&E)
  • 22382 - Breaking the Dependency of MBSE Tools
    • Robin Mikola, Sodius-Willert
    • Chris Finlay, Raytheon Company

Architecture & Modular Open Systems Approach

  • 22319 - Operationalizing the Architecture: Turning the Enterprise Architecture into an Active Mission Asset, Dr. John McDowall, BAE Systems
  • 22425 - Re-Architecting the Systems Engineering Enterprise at Lockheed Martin Space to Meet the Challenges of DoD's Mission Needs, Calvin Craig, Lockheed Martin Space
  • 22421 - The Role of Advanced Data Architectures in the MBSE Universe: Single Source of Truth Now and in the Future, Sonya Hand, Skayl, LLC
  • 22358 - The Problem with DoDAF Models, Mark Gibson, SAIC
  • 22358 - DoD Data Rights: Policy Efforts
  • 22366 - Recent Activities and Updates to the DoD Approach and Strategy to Implementing Modularity and Openness in Weapon Systems
  • 22354 - DoD Tri-Service MOSA Initiative for Standardization, Himanshu Patni, Defense Standardization Program Office
  • 22365 - A Graph and Model-Based Analysis of the Openness of Functional Reference Architectures for Modular Open Systems, J. Charles Domerçant, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • 22565 - NDIA MOSA White Paper Overview and Recommendations, Steve Thelin, Raytheon Company
  • 22468 - Open System Architecture as Applied to Air-Launched Weapons
    • Leo Rose, Odyssey Consulting
    • Johnathan Shaver, Air Force Research Laboratory

Model-Based Systems Engineering 2

  • 22470 - A Digital Toolchain for Architecture-Centric Decision Making, Christopher Garrett, Air Force Lifecycle Management Center

Program Management & Life Cycle Support

  • 22551 - Agile Framework Overview, Andrea Nibert, Leidos, Inc.
  • 22563 - Managing Irreducible Schedule Risk, Rick Price, ClearPlan Consulting
  • 22515 - Effective Risk and Opportunity Escalation, Vaughn Schlegel, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • 22457 - Leveraging DCMA EVMS Data Driven Metrics to Support Your Contract Lifecycle, David Scott, BDO Industry Specialty Services
  • 22177 - Systems Engineering Concepts and Their Relationship to First-Time Quality, April King, Northrop Grumman Corporation


  • 22480 - How the CMMI Maturity Level 2 Practices Benefit the 367 TRSS, Parker Bauer, Air Force STSC

Systems Security Engineering

  • 22471 - Welcome and NDIA System Security Engineering Committee Highlights, Accomplishments, and Plans, Holly Dunlap, Raytheon Company
  • 22378 - Secure Cyber Resilient Engineering (SCRE) Standardization, Melinda Reed, OUSD(R&E)
  • 22580 - Cyber Resiliency for AF Weapon Systems Architecture-Drive Assurance for Avionic Systems, Daniel Holtzman, U.S. Air Force
  • 22381 - Software Assurance Throughout the System Life Cycle, Thomas Hurt, OUSD(R&E)
  • 22310 - Mission Driven Security: Baseline Assurance and Threat/Vulnerability, David Olmstead, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Engineered Resilient Systems

  • 22455 - Computational Engineering Ecosystem, Dr. Robert Wallace, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
  • 22398 - EXPEDITE: Meeting The Engineering Challenges Of Hypersonic Design, Dr. Ian Dettwiller, Engineered Resilient Systems, ERDC-ITL
  • 22395 - Current and Future ERS Projects, Dr. Owen Eslinger, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
  • 22450 - Techniques in Large-Scale Data Analytics for Engineers Framework, Cody Slater, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center

Mission Engineering

  • 22445 - Extending the DoD Digital Engineering Strategy to Missions, System of Systems and Portfolios, Philomena Zimmerman, OUSD(R&E)
  • 22426 - Scenario, Visualization, and Simulation Approaches for Addressing Integration Challenges in Mission Engineering
  • 22376 - Analysis of Interoperability to Support Mission Engineering, Dr. Ronald Giachetti, Naval Postgraduate School

Education & Training

  • 22516 - Creating an Enhanced MBSE Learning Environment Using Lego Mindstorms, Mike Shearin, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • 22396 - Future of Systems Engineering Continued, Dr. Steven Dam, SPEC Innovations
  • 22309 - Designing Systems that are Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Survivable, Brendan Powers, Joint CBRN Defense Program Analysis and Integration Office

Enterprise Health Management

  • 22262 - Unique Wake State Management and Extended Power Enablers for Effective Power Management within U.S. Military Ground Vehicle Electronics and Architecture Solutions, Lawrence Osentoski, GC Associates USA / Oakland University
  • 22437 - The MBSE Digital Thread for Systems Failure Prediction, David Segal, PTC
  • 22435 - In-Situ Monitoring/Lifetime Prognostication of Critical System Components Using Unintended Emission Analysis Techniques, Dr. Nick Martin, Defense Microelectronics Agency
  • 22439 - Enterprise Integrated Health Management Systems for Reliable Sustainment, Maintenance and Lifecycle Management, David Segal, PTC

Human Systems Integration

  • 22482 - Machine Learning as an Operator Decision Aid on the Tactical Edge, Edward Beck, ASRC Federal Mission Solutions
  • 22345 - PTSD and a New Way to Fight It, Apurva Lanman, University of Central Florida

Environment Safety & Occupational Health

  • 22364 - Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH) – Design Considerations to Strengthen Readiness & Sustainability, David Asiello, ODASD(ENV)
  • 22274 - Systems Engineering Lessons Applied in NNSA Weapons Programs, R. Glenn Bell, NNSA/DOE Defense Programs
  • 22501 - Improvements to Current Standards as a Solution to the Militaries on Board Oxygen Generation System (OBOGS) Problems, J. Kyle Hurst, U.S. Air Force
  • 22510 - Defining, Developing & Enhancing the Next Generation in Digital Engineering; A-10 Tactical Advantages, Lessons Learned and Future Plans, Hazen Sedgwick, U.S. Air Force
  • 22336 - Safe from the Start: Using MBSE for Safety Engineering, Daisy Bower, U.S. Army Futures Command CCDC Armaments Center

System of Systems

  • 22470 - A Digital Toolchain for Architecture-Centric Decision Making, Christopher Garrett, Air Force Lifecycle Management Center
  • 22549 - Challenges for System of Systems/Mission Engineering in a Space Acquisition Environment, Maj Benjamin Bennett, USAF Space and Missile Systems Center
  • 22498 - STITCHES: DARPA Technology Enabler for Rapid Composition of System of Systems

Model-Based Systems Engineering

  • 22448 - Rapid Model Building with Patterns, Shane Connelly , Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • 22502 - The Use of MBSE and a Reference Architecture in a Rapid Prototyping Environment, Dr. David Jacques, Air Force Institute of Technology
  • 22343 - Exploration of Semantic Web Technologies as an Enabler of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Digital Engineering (DE), Hyun June Ferrabolli, Department of Defense
  • 22474 - Approaches to Marking and Validating Sensitive MBSE Models, Veejay Gorospe, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • 22505 - Hazardous Materials Model Library & Digital Engineering Resource, Mike LaPierre, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 22546 - Benchmarking the Business Benefits of MBSE
    • Tom McDermott, Stevens Institute, Systems Engineering Research Center
    • Geoff Draper, L3 Harris Technologies


Thursday, October 24, 2019

Digital Engineering

  • 22397 - Do We Always Want to Integrate Tools to Create the Digital Thread?, Dr. Steven Dam, SPEC Innovations
  • 22391 - Digital Engineering Ecosystem for Innovative Nuclear Technologies, Christopher Ritter, Idaho National Laboratory
  • 22103 - Blockchain for Defense: AFCEA Technology Perspectives, Nikhil Shenoy, Colvin Run Networks, LLC
  • 22479 - A Framework to Guide AI/ML and Autonomy Research in Systems Engineering, Tom McDermott, Stevens Institute of Technology

Architecture & Modular Open Systems Approach

  • 22497 - Requirements Architecting: Object-Oriented To M&S-Driven, Sachin Mehta, L3Harris Technologies
  • 22583 - What's Needed by Industry to Show OSD's Commitment to MOSA, Ed Moshinsky, NDIA SE Architecture Committee


  • 22372 - Software Experts Panel: DoD Software Engineering
    Moderator: Dr. Bernard Reger, OUSD(R&E)
    • Sean Brady, Defense Acquisition University
    • Leo Garciga, JIDO
    • Robin Yeman, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Program Management & Life Cycle Support

  • 22334 - Independent Technical Risk Assessments: Informing Decisions, Scott Menser, OUSD(R&E)
  • 22453 - Dynamic Innovation Portfolio Risk & Opportunity Management: Keeping Ahead of the Pace of Change, Thomas Brazil, Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc.
  • 22487 - Whole System Life Cycle Management with Blockchain and Digital Twins, Patrick Price, DESE Research
  • 22522 - Application of Probabilistic Graph Models to Warfighting Capability and Capacity Assessments, Jason Baker, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • 22531 - Digital Engineering Transformation on Legacy Weapon Systems, Lt John McCrea, USAF, ICBM Systems Directorate

Systems Security Engineering

  • 22377 - A Loss-Driven Approach to Systems Analysis
    • Melinda Reed, OUSD(R&E)
    • Michael McEvilley, The MITRE Corporation
  • 22306 - Application of Explainable Machine Learning Systems for Improving Network Intrusion Detection, Ying Zhou, The George Washington University
  • 22344 - Cybersecurity Verification and Validation, and Developmental/Operational Test & Evaluation, David Olmstead, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • 22368 - Answering the Cyber-Physical System Security Workforce Challenge, Tom McDermott, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • 22547 - Industry Recommendations (NDIA, INCOSE, PSM) for Implementing Continuous Iterative Software Development in the Defense Industry
    • Joe Elm, NDIA SE Division
    • Robin Yeman, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Mission Engineering

  • 22352 - Mission Engineering – Competencies Panel
    • Dr. Dinesh Verma, Stevens Institute of Technology
    • Philomena Zimmerman, OUSD(R&E)
    • Dr. Gregg Vesonder, Stevens Institute of Technology
    • Dr. Judith Dahmann, The MITRE Corporation
  • 22367 - Addressing Mission Engineering from a Lead Systems Integration Perspective, Dr. Warren Vaneman, Naval Postgraduate School, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 22532 - A Rapid Prototyping Simulation Capability in Armor Active Protection Systems, Marcus Quettan, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • 22486 - Model-Based Mission Engineering – How We Implemented MBME for Cyber COE, Intel COE, PEO IEWs and PEO C3T, Matthew Maher, Processus Group

Systems Engineering Effectiveness

  • 22469 - DoD Engineering Policy and Systems Initiatives, Philomena Zimmerman, OUSD(R&E)
  • 22272 - Increasing SE Performance Through Quantifiable Measurement of Required Program Documentation, James Miller, U.S. Air Force
  • 22269 - 2018 Nuclear Posture Review – Implementation Using Systems Approach, Marc Boucher, National Nuclear Security Administration
  • 22475 - Efficient Modeling & Simulation Using Sequential Design of Experiments Methods, Dr. Tom Donnelly, SAS Institute
  • 22399 - Future of Systems Engineering Panel, Dr. Steven Dam, SPEC Innovations

Environment Safety & Occupational Health

  • 22441 - Defense Acquisition Materials Declaration, Tim Sheehan, Raytheon Company
  • 22459 - Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) Approach for Managing the Risk of Hazardous Material Usage in New Acquisition, Jessica Klotz, NSWC Carderock Division
  • 22493 - Air Force Coating System Specification Approach to Non-Chromium Coating Qualification for the Outer Moldline on Aircraft, Diane Buhrmaster, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 22511 - Adaptive and Intelligent Electronic Warfare Support, Carolyn Stwertka, ODASD(ENV)
  • 22299 - ESOH Risk Management in Middle Tier Acquisition, Sherman Forbes, SAF/AQRE


  • 22547 - Industry Recommendations (NDIA, INCOSE, PSM) for Implementing Continuous Iterative Software Development in the Defense Industry
    • Joe Elm, NDIA SE Division
    • Robin Yeman, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • 22559 - A Path Toward Consensus Measures for Iterative Software Development, Cheryl Jones, U.S. Army, PSM
  • 22499 - Addressing Agile Threat Considerations in the Defense Capability Lifecycle, John Daly, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 22324 - Strategies for Streamlining Enterprise Architecture in the Age of Agile, John Mallinger, Raytheon Company
  • 22513 - DevOps Development – Dynamics of Engineering Concurrent Multi-Product Efforts, Brian Davenport, Raytheon Company

Model-Based Systems Engineering

  • 22261 - INCOSE Model-Based Enterprise Capabilities Matrix – For Organizational Assessments
    • Al Hoheb, The Aerospace Corporation
    • Joe Hale, NASA/MFSC
  • 22542 - The Growing Importance of Models for Defense Acquisition, Dr. John Colombi, Air Force Institute of Technology
  • 22460 - Using the MBSE and Architecture Keys to Decrypt the Innovation Process and Corporate Memory, Bob Sherman, Procter & Gamble Company
  • 22518 - Model-Based Roadmapping: Time-Dependent Tradespace Analysis, Daniel Browne, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • 22361 - Defining a Model-Based Systems Engineering Approach for Technical Reviews, Dr. Warren Vaneman, Naval Postgraduate School

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