26th Annual Systems & Mission Engineering Conference

"Forging a New Era: Digital Transformation and the DoD"

16 - 19 October 2023

Norfolk, VA


Agenda

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

System Security Engineering

  • 1555138 - Program Protection and Secure Cyber Resilient Engineering Initiatives, Melinda Reed, SES, Director, System Security, OUSD (R&E)
  • 1541309 - Secure Cyber Resilient Design Guidance, Dr. Mark Winstead, Chief Engineer, System Security, The MITRE Corporation
    and Mr. Michael McEvilley, Principal Systems Engineer, The MITRE Corporation

Mission Engineering / System of Systems

  • 1560075 - Mission Engineering (Panel),
    Moderator: Dr. Judith Dahmann, Technical Fellow, The MITRE Corporation
    Panel:
    Elmer Roman, SES, Director, Mission Integration, OUSD Research and Engineering, Mission Capabilities
    and Dr. Todd Sriver, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) Strategic, Space, and Intelligence Portfolio Management, OUSD Acquisition and Sustainment
    and Matthew Fulchino, Corporate Executive Director of Mission Analysis, Raytheon Technologies
    and David Toth, NAVSEA Mission Engineering Lead, NUWC Newport Digital Engineering Lead, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport

ADAPT

  • 1559130 - Effective Use of Kanban and Agile Tools to MBSE Programs, Michael Shearin, Assoc. Branch Head, MBSE, GTRI
  • 1552604 - The Three Ways and The Phoenix Project, Robin Yeman, PhD Candidate, SEI Carnegie Mellon
  • none - Accelerating Value Delivery in Highly Complex Domains, Kelli Houston, Lockheed Martin Associate Fellow | SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) | Software Engineer Senior Staff – Enterprise Agile Transformation, Lockheed Martin, Missiles and Fire Control

Digital Engineering Environment

  • 1559951 - Systems Engineering Modernization Roadmap (Status Update), Nadine Geier, Director, Systems Engineering, SE&A, OUSD (R&E)
    and Dr. Kelly Alexander, SE Modernization Chief Engineer
  • 1544272 - Aerospace Digital Engineering Ecosystem: Architecture and Implementation, Dr. Erin Ryan, Senior Project Engineer, Aerospace Corporation

Specialty Engineering & Safety Environmental Engineering

  • 1560060 - A Hallmark of Mission Resilience: Sustainability in the Acquisition Process, David Asiello, Director, Sustainment & Acquisition (ODASD (E&ER))
  • 1548651 - Sustainability Analysis in the Adaptive Acquisition Framework, Emma Williams, Safety and Environmental Engineering (SEE), Noblis
  • 1555504 - The NDCEE Program Focuses on Developing Innovative Technologies to Address Energy and Environmental Challenges in the DoD, Leading to Successful Initiatives, Clayton Ferguson, Program Manager, US Army Environmental Command
  • 1559945 - DoD Joint System Safety Standards Working Group Status and Implementing Civilian Harm Mitigation Response Action Plan Elements into MIL-STD-882E, Lori Hales, Lead Application Engineer, Ansys, Inc., Booz Allen Hamilton

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

System Security Engineering

  • 1554849 - Program Protection Plan Outline and Guidance Update Overview, Melinda Reed, SES, Director, System Security, OUSD (R&E)
    and Burhan Adam, Director, Policy, Guidance, and Standards, OSD(R&E)
  • 1555255 - Trustworthiness and Assurance, Dr. Mark Winstead, Chief Engineer, System Security, The MITRE Corporation
  • 1556542 - Critical Program Information Identification Alignment, Randy Woods, Director, SSE and AT, OUSD (R&E)
  • 1555151 - Secure Cyber Resilient Engineering (SCRE) Practice, Melinda Reed, SES Director, System Security, OUSD (R&E)
    and Dr. Mark Winstead, Chief Engineer, System Security, The MITRE Corporation
  • 1551667 - Building Mission Assurance with Trusted Suppliers, David Chesebrough, Vice President, Government, Defined Business Solutions
  • 1551679 - Trusted Suppliers on Assured Microelectronics (Panel),
    Panel:
    David Chesebrough, Vice President, Government, Defined Business Solutions
    and Sam Hernandez, Trusted Foundry CTO, IBM
    and John Monk, Director – Micro Systems Technology Center, Northrop Grumman
    and Catherine Ortiz, CEO, Defined Business Solutions
  • 1562513 - Securing Your Eggs in Multiple Baskets – Using MBSE to Assure a Resilient and Secure Supply Chain, Matthew Hause, Principal, Systems Strategy Innovation (SSI)

Mission Engineering / System of Systems

  • 1556323 - Defining Portfolios in the Department of Defense: Linking Portfolios to Strategy and Mission Analysis, John Park, USMC Combat Development & Integration
  • 1559566 - Connecting Mission Engineering, System of Systems, Systems Engineering and Test & Evaluation, Anthony Pratley, CHENG Mission Data Integration, OUSD (R&E)
  • 1551931 - Structuring Strategy to Enable Mission Engineering, John Park, USMC Combat Development & Integration
  • 1556157 - Emerging Complexity Impacts on Systems & Mission Engineering, David Chesebrough, Vice President, Government, Defined Business Solutions
  • 1560767 - Snip-It Plug-in – An Approach for System of Systems Modeling Reuse, Valentina Waters, Systems Engineer, MBSE, MITRE Corporation
    and Christina Thompson, Lead Systems Engineer, MITRE
  • 1572502 - Enhancing United States Space Force Interoperability via Mission Life Extension, Capt Jocelle Rudico, USSF, Chief, Launch Operations and Innovation, USSF/AATS Engineering
  • 15660666 - Implementing the Digital Transformation Trifecta in Air Force Research Lab's 711 Human Performance Wing with the Digital Fusion Cell to Make it Simple, Mark Derriso, Chief Engineer, AFRL 711 Human Performance Wing
    and Erick Richardson, Digital Engineering Subject Matter Expert, AFRL 711 Human Performance Wing
  • 1560086 - Shared Modeling Framework – An Approach for System of Systems Modeling Reuse, Dr. Michael Pennock, Principal Systems Engineer, The MITRE Corporation
  • 1557547 - Considerations for Designing a Mission Engineering Study, Dr. Michael Pennock, Principal Systems Engineer, The MITRE Corporation

Test & Evaluation

  • 1555281 - Transforming and Scaling DoD Test and Evaluation Strategies, Guidance, Policies and Processes for Artificial Intelligence Systems Applications (Panel),
    Setting the Stage, Kevin Switick, CEO, Avian LLC Introducer
    Panel #1: T&E for AI: Policy, Plans, and Strategies for Change
    Dr. Kristen Alexander, OSD Operational Test and Evaluation
    and Carol Pomales, Principle Systems Engineering/T&E Group Leader, MITRE
    and Jonathan Elliot, Director of AI Assessment and Assurance, OSD Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO)
    and David Beyrodt, Director – Test Design, Operational Test and Evaluation Force
  • 1558418 - Director Operational Test and Evaluation Initiatives for Adequate Test and Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence Enabled Systems, Dr. Kristen Alexander, Chief Learning and Artificial Intelligence Officer, OSD/DOT&E
  • 1559340 - Data-Driven Test and Evaluation, Dr. Steven Dam, President and COO, SPEC Innovations

Digital Engineering Environment

  • 1545314 - Implementing AI in Ontology Development for Digital Thread Integration Solution, Nicole Manno, Digital Engineer, ManTech International
  • 1559358 - Aligning Digital Engineering and Modeling & Simulation at Office of the Secretary of Defense, Daniel Hettema, Director of Digital Engineering, Modeling & Simulation, SE&A, OUSD (R&E)
  • 1551954 - A Usability Framework for Digital Engineering Software, Allen Dukes, Computer Scientist, Air Force Institute of Technology
  • 1552546 - Evaluating Cybersecurity Tools for Use in an Early STPA-Sec Methodology as Recommended by the DAU Cybersecurity Best Practices Guidebook for Major Acquisitions, Daniel Newport, Branch Chief, Cyber Technology Development (CTD), Grounds Systems Cyber Engineering (GSCE), Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC), U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC)

Physics-Based Modeling and Simulation

  • 1558556 - Building an in-house MBSE training and education program, Justin Blevins, Chief Digital Engineer, SAIC
  • 1558563 - Digital Engineering's Inflection Point: Are We Plumbers or are we Pros?, Justin Blevins, Chief Digital Engineer, SAIC
  • 1559412 - Interactive and Innovative Training with MBSE,
    Dr. Steven Dam, President and COO, SPEC Innovations
    and Michael Jordan, Systems Engineer, SPEC Innovations
  • 1538459 - Future Consideration of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Systems Engineering Design,
    Ariel Mordoch
    and Andrew Gabel, Systems Engineer, The Boeing Company
  • 1543107 - Understanding Modeling and Simulation Workflows for Digital Engineering Transformation, Risa Gorospe, Senior Systems Engineer, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • 1548934 - Approaches for Collaborative Modeling in Cross Company Environments, Amanda Weissman, Software/System Architecture Manager, Lockheed Martin
  • 1559511 - Interactive Use of HoloLens Augmented Reality for MBSE, Amir Abrari, System Engineer, SPEC Innovations
  • 1524804 - Digital Engineering: Systems Model Exchange Framework, Jeff Pilato, Chief Strategy Officer, Sodius Corp
  • 1538396 - Unleashing the Power of MBSE Model Library Deployments with Cutting-Edge Methods and Strategic Considerations, Andrew Gabel, Systems Engineer, The Boeing Company
    and Ariel Mordoch
  • 1556574 - It's So Meta!: Modeling Models in a Model Based Style Guide Development, Heidi Jugovic, Chief Digital Engineer, SAIC

Specialty Engineering & Safety Environmental Engineering

  • 1551665 - Beyond Traditional Methods: Why Model-Based Systems Engineering is a Game-Changer for Safety Analysis, Kate Kovalovsky, Director of MBSE Services, Strategic Technology Consulting
  • 1554710 - Model-Based Systems Engineering for Iterative MIL-STD-882E Autonomous Ground Vehicle Safety Programs, Frank Fratrik, Vice President, Edge Case Research
  • 1546505 - Determining Safety Risks for Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning (AI/ML) Enabled Systems, Christopher Green, General Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division
  • 1548860 - Reducing the Impact of Corrosion on the Force, Chris DeLuca, Director, Specialty Engineering, SE&A, OUSD (R&E)
    and Robert A. Herron, Director, Corrosion Policy and Oversight, Office of DASD Materiel Readiness, OUSD (A&S)
  • 1571915 - PFAS - Current Regulatory Environment for Aerospace and Defense Products, Timothy Sheehan, Engineering Fellow, Raytheon Technologies
  • 1559583 - Getting Fall Protection Right: Shaping Requirements and Design to Decrease Lifecycle Cost and Increase Readiness, Shawn Smith, Director Industrial Health & Occupational Health, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Navy, EI&E
  • 1561848 - An Evaluation of the Relationship between Firefighter Blood PFAS Levels, Age, and Sex in FY20-21, Dr. James Smith, Toxicologist, Defense Center for Public Health – Portsmouth
    and Dr. Amy DeLong, Toxicologist, Industrial Hygiene Department, Navy & Marine Corps Force Health Protection Command

Architecture / MOSA

  • 1562000 - Systems Engineering Gold: Digital Acquisition, IV&V, and Space Capability Development Use Cases, Jo Ann Vassallo, Deputy SE&I Chief Engineer, ManTech International, USSF/AATS Engineering SE&I
    and John Wong, Deputy Director of Engineering, USSF/AATS Engineering
  • 1554101 - A Reference Architecture for Digital Engineering Environments Supporting Digital Threads and Digital Twins, Dr. James Coolahan, Chief Technology Officer, Coolahan Associates, LLC

 

Thursday, October 19, 2023

System Security Engineering

  • 1559127 - System Security Software Assurance Roadmap Update, Bradley Lanford, Senior Software Engineer, OUSD (R&E) / SAIC
  • 1531371 - Systems Engineering Challenges for Integrating Software Assurance into Defense Systems Viewed Through the Prism of Future Systems, Dr. Kenneth Nidiffer, Adjunct Professor, George Mason University
  • 1553891 - Joint Federated Assurance Center, Brian Nowotny, Director, JFAC, OUSD (R&E)
  • 1559405 - Industry Lessons Learned from Software Supply Chain Security Implementation w/Focus on SSDF, (Panel)
    Panel:
    Kirk Rasmussen, Technical Fellow Cybersecurity, Collins Aerospace
    and Richard Massey, Senior Technical Fellow, Boeing
    and Ronda Hennig, Senior Fellow, Chief Technologist, L3 Harris Technologies
    and Fred Jones, Senior Technical Fellow, Raytheon Technology Research Center
  • 1559086 - DoD Software Modernization and the Program Protection Plan, Bradley Lanford, Senior Software Engineer, OUSD (R&E) / SAIC
  • 1554750 - Training the DoD Acquisition Workforce in Secure Cyber Resilient Engineering: A Storyboard Approach Being Integrated into the Defense Acquisition University Credential Program, Paul McMahon, Contractor Support, OUSD (R&E)
  • 1555155 - Fundamentals of Cross Domain Solutions in the DoD, Singithi De Silva, Cybersecurity Engineer, OUSD (R&E)
    and Burhan Adam, Director, Policy, Guidance, and
  • 1554085 - Metrics-based Software Vulnerability Discovery Model to Support Cybersecurity Test & Evaluation, Lance Fiondella, Professor/Research Scientist, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth/US Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center

Mission Engineering / System of Systems

Architecture / MOSA

  • 1556698 - Program MOSA Transformation Information Needs and Metrics, Stephen Henry, Consultant
  • 1556664 - MOSA Implementation Challenges and Opportunities, Robert Scheurer, Systems Engineer, The Boeing Company
  • 1560578 - An Architectural Approach to Interdicting Cybersecurity Threats, Michael Vinarcik, Chief Digital Engineer, SAIC
  • 1558220 - Model-Based Acquisition (MBAcq) User Group: Uniting Government and Industry through Collaborative Standardization, Laura Hart, NDIA Systems Engineering Division Vice Chair | Engineering Research Engineer, Lockheed Martin
  • 1559201 - Assured Armaments Reference Architecture (AARA), Michael Brattoli, Assured Armaments Reference Architecture (AARA) Lead, DEVCOM Armaments Center
  • 1560612 - A Tale of Two OSAs: Integration of the DEWS Reference Architecture into the SOSA Technical Standard, Dr. Steve Davidson, Chief Scientist for Systems Architecture, MITRE Corporation
  • 1522971 - Linking UAF and SysML Models: Achieving Alignment between Enterprise and System Architectures, Dr. James Martin, System Architect, Aerospace Corporation

Digital Engineering Environment

  • 1560199 - SAIC's Game Changing Digital Engineering Ecosystem – ReadyOne, Joseph Sopczynski, Product Owner, SAIC
  • 1561251 - In Pursuit of a Digital Twin, John McCrea, Lead Engineer, MMIII Flight Destruct System, Beast Code
  • 1527466 - Accelerating Digital Transformation using a Longitudinal Assessment Survey of Strategic Adoption Conditions (LASSAC), Joseph Campagna, Associate Director, Systems Engineering, RTX | PhD Candidate, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • 1559101 - Digital Engineering: Practical Considerations for Implementation across the System Lifecycle, Darryl Howell, Sr. Systems Engineer, PCG
  • 1556591 - SysML v2 Transition Guide,
    Daniel Hettema, Director of Digital Engineering, Modeling & Simulation, SE&A, OUSD (R&E)
    and Frank Salvatore, Senior Systems Engineer (Contractor Support), Digital Engineering, Modeling & Simulation, SE&A, OUSD (R&E)
    and Emily Bak, Systems Engineer (Contractor Support), Digital Engineering, Modeling & Simulation, SE&A, OUSD (R&E)
  • 1547577 - Proposed New Continuing Education and Development Plan for USAF Acquisition Engineers, Richard Sugarman, Department Head, Air Force Insitute of Technology

Physics-Based Modeling and Simulation

  • 1558396 - An Assessment Framework for the Maturity of Simulation-Based Verification, Ben Stirgwolt, Director of MBSE, Belcan
  • 1561342 - Model Based Functional Development and Verification of a Digital Beam Forming Antenna for a UAV Application, Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay, Fellow, Ansys
  • 1556469 - Digital Transformation in Program Office Environment, Maj William Deavor, USSF, Digital Engineering Futures Lead, USSF/AATS Engineering
    and Giorgio Gaputan, Deputy SE&I Digital Engineering Lead, ManTech International, USSF/AATS Engineering SE&I
    and Madison Galvin, Senior Member of the Technical Staff, The Aerospace Corporation,USSF/AATS
  • 1559528 - The Air Force Sustainment Center's Digital Engineering / Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Framework for the Additive Manufacturing Digital Thread,
    Roger Jones, Air Force Sustainment Center Technical Director, USAF AFSC/EN
    and Matthew Hockenbrock, USAF AFSC/EN
  • 1549529 - FireSat Case Study: Effectively Bridging MBSE and MBD,
    Richard Chipman, Master Solution Architect, Digital Engineering Center of Excellence, Leidos Innovations Center Center (LInC), Dynetics, a Leidos Company
    and Kirsten McCane, Defense Industry Segment Manager, MathWorks
  • 1560665 - The Emerging Air Vehicle Government Reference Architecture, Keith Siders, Engineer, AFLCMC/EZSI
  • 1554864 - Transforming Perimeter Cybersecurity to a Zero Trust Strategy Using Model Based System Engineering (MBSE), Patrick Meharg, Chief Architect - Model Based System Engineering
  • 1545892 - Identification and Mitigation of Security Classification Marking Challenges and Risks for Descriptive Models, Ryan Noguchi, Director, Space Architecture Department, Aerospace Corporation
  • 1560710 - Comparing Model Based Systems Engineering with Digital Engineering in Other Domains, Charles Stirk, Senior Research Engineer, GTRI

Specialty Engineering & Safety Environmental Engineering

  • 1553746 - Translating HSI Research into Policy and Guidance: Successes and Challenges Across the Services, Eric Engel, Human Systems Integration Lead, SAF/AQRE
  • none - Defense Contractors Utilization Hazardous of Materials Management Program (HMMP) to Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Risk Assessment and Reporting, Samantha Clay, Senior Principal System Safety Engineer, Raytheon
  • 1556555 - How to Exploit DevSecOps Pipeline of Pipelines Data for Program Management, William Nichols, MTS, Carnegie Mellon University/Software Engineering Institute

ADAPT

  • 1542797 - Systems Engineering Agility – Eight Strategic Aspects, Rick Dove, Independent
  • 1546525 - The Need for New Agile Roles and Responsibilities in Government, Cynthia Ferreira, Federal Strategic Advisor, Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • 1546531 - Agile Acquisition of SAFe Services for Government, Cynthia Ferreira, Federal Strategic Advisor, Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • 1551886 - How Agile Enables FOSS Usage and Modernization, Kurt Mohr, Director, Intelligence & Space Common Engineering, Raytheon
  • 1556340 - Tracking Performance in a DoD Agile/DevSecOps Environment, Dr. Mike Orosz, Research Associate Professor & Research Director, Decision Systems, University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute
  • 1560557 - Agile System Engineering Planning and Integration of Design Reviews, Paul Zajac, Fellow, Lockheed Martin
  • 1560950 - Agile Systems Engineering Planning and Integration of Design Reviews - Reference Example, Paul Zajac, Fellow, Lockheed Martin

Integrated Program Management

  • 1552618 - How To Assess and Progress Your Digital Engineering Maturity, Toni Nolder, Digital Communication Satellite System Engineer, The Aerospace Corporation

Test & Evaluation

  • 1561004 - Adopting a New Perspective on Test and Evaluation to Accelerate Digital Acquisitions, Amanda Tierney, Senior Acquisition Integration Engineer, Air Force Test Center
  • 1556600 - Digital Engineering Enabled Automated Dashboards and Reports for Test Planning and Test Execution, Dr. Daniel Scoggin, Chief Systems Engineer, SAIC

Architecture & Mission Engineering

  • 1559610 - Digital Mission Architectures - Challenges and Opportunities for Mission Engineering and Integration, Jaime Bestard, Chief Engineer, Digital Mission Architecture, OUSD (R&E)