25th Annual Systems & Mission Engineering Conference

1 – 3 November 2022

Orlando, FL



Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Keynote: Systems & Mission Engineering Capabilities
  • Elmer Roman, SES, Director, Mission Integration, Mission Capabilities Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
Featured Speaker

Systems Engineering Transformation in the Digital World
Moderator: Holly Dunlap, Principal System Security Engineer, Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management, The MITRE Corporation

  • Chris Schreiber, Chief Engineer, Information Technology & Digital Enablement, LM Space Systems Company
  • Dr. Katrina Mansfield, S&T Deputy Director, Acting, Acquisitions and Systems, Army Futures Command
  • Christopher Garrett, Technical Advisor for Architectures, AFLCMC/EN-EZ
  • Allan Dianic, Director, Software Engineering, SE&A OUSD (R&E)
  • Chris DeLuca, Director, Specialty Engineering, SE&A, OUSD (R&E)

System Security Engineering

  • 24760 - Program Protection and Secure Cyber Resilient Engineering Initiatives, Melinda Reed, Systems Security Director, OUSD (R&E)
  • 24594 - Joint Federated Assurance Center Modernization 2022, Brian Nowotny, JFAC Director, OUSD(R&E)
    and Dr. Mark Winstead, Systems Security Engineering Department, Chief Engineering MITRE


Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Digital Engineering

  • 24763 - How to "Digital Viewpoint Model (DVM)", Ken Zhang, MBSE Chief Engineer for the Space and Airborne Systems Sector L3Harris
  • 24483 - Adventures in Building a Digital Engineering Ecosystem, Julie DeMeester, Engineering Fellow Raytheon Technologies
  • 24792 - Improved Data Fusion in Digital Twins: A Requirements Analysts, Laura Hugill, Analyst Department of Defense
  • 24677 - Application of the Digital Thread Through the Digital Engineering Framework for Integration and Interoperability, Daniel Dunbar, Research Assistant Stevens Institute of Technology

Architecture / MOSA

  • 24597 - An Update to the Comprehensive Architecture Strategy (CAS) and its Supporting Architecture Body of Knowledge, Scott Wigginton, Experimental Developer U.S. Army DEVCOM AvMC
  • 24609 - A MOSA for Directed Energy Weapon Systems, Walter Roscelloe, Lead Scientist U.S. Navy
  • 24770 - Achieving MOSA Benefits: "A Decision Framework for Choosing MOSA Metrics", Steve Henry, Professor, DAU
  • 24517 - Digital Engineering Tool Selection Criteria, Frank Salvatore, Senior Systems Engineer, OUSD (R&E)
  • 24519 - Agile/MOSA/Microservice Architectures – Stronger Together, Kurt Mohr, Engineering Fellow, Raytheon
  • 24548 - DoD MOSA Implementation Guidance, Nadine Geier, Director, Systems Engineering OUSD (R&E)
  • 24552 - SE Modernization Across the Program Lifecycle, Nadine Geier, Director, Systems Engineering, OUSD (R&E)
  • 24504 - Eight Components of an Autonomous, Self-Healing System, Matthew Kehret, CTO, Senior Director Technology, Integratison & Accel Raytheon Missiles and Defense, Digital Technology

Mission Engineering / System of Systems

  • 24795 - Mission Engineering and Complexity, Dave Chesebrough, Vice President, Government, Defined Business Solutions
  • 24794 - Applying Mission Engineering to the U.S. Department of Defense Rapid Defense Experimentation Reserve, Dr. Judith Dahmann, Technical Fellow, The MITRE Corporation
  • 24646 - An Enterprise Portfolio Management Framework for Mission Planning, Engineering, and Acquisition, Dr. Warren Vaneman, Professor of Practice Naval Postgraduate School
  • 24582 - Operationally Responsive Mission Engineering (ORME), Ray Etter, President/Chief Engineer, TerraConcepts, LLC

System Security Engineering

  • 24589 - Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Software Assurance Roadmap, Steven Grice, Software Assurance Technical Director OUSD (R&E)
  • 24595 - A Comprehensive Look at Software Assurance Through DevSecOps, Bradley Lanford, Systems Security Contract Support OUSD(R&E)
  • 24593 - Secure Cyber Resilient Engineering (SCRE) Design Code, Melinda Reed, Systems Security Director, OUSD (R&E)
  • 24759 - Application of Marking and Distribution Statements on Controlled Technical Information, Melinda Reed, Systems Security Director, OUSD (R&E)
  • 24678 - Risk and Issue Revisited in Systems Security Engineering, Dr. Mark Winstead, Chief Engineer, System Security The MITRE Corporation
  • 24761 - Addressing Critical Program Information Challenges, Randy Woods, SSE & Anti-Tamper Director, OUSD(R&E)
  • 24591 - Secure Cyber Resilient Engineering (SCRE) Practice, Melinda Reed, Systems Security Director, OUSD (R&E)
  • 24526 - Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM) a System Security Engineering Role in the Future of Systems Engineering, Holly Dunlap, Principal System Security Engineer Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management The MITRE
  • 24607 - Building Hardware Assurance with Trusted Suppliers: Creating Multi-layered Security, Dave Chesebrough, Vice President Government Defined Business Solutions
  • 24815 - Capability-Based Security Engineering for Strategy Formulation and Stakeholder Alignment, Rick Dove, Independent Strategist

Test & Evaluation / Program Management

  • 24518 - Summary of the Ongoing OUSD DT&E Cyber Analytics Landscape Task, Sarah Standard, Cybersec/Interop Tech Dir D, DTE&A OUSD (R&E)

Program Management

  • 24515 - A Rocket Scientist's Approach to Continuous Innovation and Improvement, Andy Inkeles, Risk and Innovation Lead USSF National Security Space Launch Program

Physics Based Model Simulation

  • 24613 - Machine Learning-Based Surrogate Modeling of Human Vehicular Vibrational Injuries, Will Kirkpatrick, Graduate Research Assistant Mississippi State University


Thursday, November 3, 2022

Digital Engineering

  • 24658 - Transforming Systems Engineering Reviews, Toni Nolder, Space Architecture Department Aerospace Corporation
  • 24551 - Analyzing Digital Engineering Data: Transforming the Way We Think About Model Reviews, Heidi Jugovic, Digital Engineer Chief SAIC
  • 24663 - Solution Debt in the Age of Digital Engineering, Dr. Heidi Davidz, Intelligent Systems Engineering SME ManTech International Corporation
  • 24750 - Modeling Information to Support Systems Engineering Technical Reviews Based on DOD Data Item Descriptions (DIDs), Robert Wojcik, Senior Member of the Technical Staff CMU/SEI
  • 24556 - Utilizing Automation and Ontologies to Design, Deploy, and Sustain an Effective Model Governance Program, Dr. Heidi Davidz, Intelligent Systems Engineering SME ManTech International Corporation
  • 24642 - A Common Ontology: The Rosetta Stone for Exchanging Data between Different Digital Engineering Tools, Languages, and Frameworks, Dr. Warren Vaneman, Professor of Practice Naval Postgraduate School

Architecture / MOSA

  • 24638 - Can Data-Driven Systems Engineering Meet the Goals of SE Modernization?, Dr. Steven Dam, President & COO SPEC Innovations
  • 24639 - What is Systems Engineering?, Dr. Steven Dam, President & COO SPEC Innovations

Architecture / MOSA / Program Management

  • 24799 - An Acquisition System Meta Model, Chris Garrett, Senior Leader, U.S. Air Force

Specialty Engineering / Safety & Environmental Engineering

  • 24586 - DoD Sustainability Program and the DoD Sustainable Technology Evaluation and Demonstration (STED) Program, David Asiello, Director of Sustainability & Acquisition OASD EI&E
  • 24511 - Data Centricity: Multi-Directional Flow of Specialty Engineering Data Throughout the Life Cycle, Chris DeLuca, Director for Specialty Engineering OUSD (R&E)
  • 24622 - Implementation Guide: Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) for System Safety, Trung Hoang, Safety Engineer Naval Ordnance Safety & Security Activity (NOSSA)
  • 24675 - Sustainability Analysis in the Adaptive Acquisition Framework, Michael Bruckner, Principal Engineer Manager Noblis
  • 24647 - Hybrid Digital Twin Technology for Predictive Maintenance, Reni Raju, Director, Business Development – FA&D Ansys


  • 24514 - Software Science & Technology Strategic Vision, Goals, and Focus Areas, Allan Dianic, Director, Software Engineering & Prototyping, OUSD (R&E)
  • 24525 - Defining a Measurement Framework for Digital Engineering, Tom McDermott, Research Director Stevens Institute of Technology
  • 24693 - Integrating Elements of Digital Engineering into Agile Software Acquisition Training, Curtis Jefferson, Software Tech Expert HA AFMC DoE Systems Engineering Division
  • 24520 - Codemmandos: Empowering Agile/ DevSecOps Citizen Developers with Nocode & Scripting, Maj Brandon Froberg, USAF, Chief Integration & Interoperability Branch Air Force Special Operations Command

Physics Based Model Simulation

  • 24698 - Progress Towards Improving the Models in Model Based Systems Engineering with High Fidelity Physics, Dr. Scott Morton, Associate Director for CREATE DoD HPCMP

Education & Training

  • 24641 - Can Systems Engineering Enhance Policy Development?, Dr. Steven Dam, President & COO SPEC Innovations
  • 24636 - Implementing SysML 2.0 – Part 2, Michael Campbell, Senior Systems Engineer, Manager of Innovation SPEC Innovation
  • 24596 - Cross Domain Solutions Tutorial, Burhan Adam, Policy Guidance & Standards Director OUSD (R&E)
  • 24541 - A Digital Twin Simulation Equivalence Principle, Richard Boyd, CEO Ultisim, Inc.