Annual SERC Research Review 2011

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

7:00 am    Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 am    Welcome –Dr. Dinesh Verma (ppt/pdf)
8:40 am    New Vision for SERC as a National Resource – The Honorable Michael Wynne (doc/pdf)
9:00 am    The Department of Defense Seven Science and Technology Priorities – Ms. Kristen Baldwin (ppt/pdf)
9:30 am    SERC Progress & Directions – Dr. Art Pyster (ppt/pdf)
9:45 am    SERC Research Strategy & Progress – Dr. Barry Boehm (ppt/pdf)
10:05 am  Break
10:30 am  Panel on Engineered Resilient Systems – Mr. Scott Lucero, chair (ppt/pdf)
                   Panelists: Mr. Terry Edwards (pdf), Dr. Robert Hummel,
                   Mr. Robert Keane (ppt/pdf), Dr. Janos Sztipanovits (ppt/pdf)
12:00 pm  Lunch (Founders) – Enhancing Adaptability of US Military Forces:
                   Stories beyond the report,  Mr. Alfred Grasso (pdf)
1:00 pm    Systems Thinking in the Army – Major General Nick Justice (ppt/pdf)
2:00 pm    Parallel Sessions on SERC Research Tasks:
                    – Workforce development: Experience accelerator (RT 16) (ppt 1/pdf 1ppt 2/pdf 2),
                      and Systems engineering capstone projects (ppt/pdf) (RT 19)
                    – Flexible enterprise requirements (ppt 1/pdf 1, ppt 2/pdf 2ppt 3/pdf 3ppt 4/pdf 4) (RT 25)
                    – Security Engineering (ppt/pdfjpg/pdf) (incl. RT 28)
3:00 pm    Break
3:30 pm    Air Force Systems Engineering Research Needs – Colonel (Select) Lester Ogawa (ppt/pdf)
4:15 pm    FAA Systems Engineering Research Needs – Ms. Victoria Cox (ppt/pdf)
5:00 pm    Closing Remarks for the Day – Dr. Art Pyster
5:15 pm    Reception with Poster Session (ends at 6:45 pm)
                    – Security Engineering (jpg/pdf) (incl. RT 28)
                    – Flexible enterprise requirements (ppt 2/pdf 2ppt 3/pdf 3ppt 4/pdf 4) (RT 25)
                    – Managing traceable requirements, Benjamin Deaver, SMU (pdf)
                    – Prototype of graphical Concept of Operations, Peter Korfiatis,
                      Stevens Institute of Technology (ppt 2/pdf 2)
                    – Workforce development: Experience accelerator (RT 16) (ppt 2/pdf 2)
                    – Improving DoDAF for software engineers, C.W. Perr, Auburn (jpg/pdf)

Thursday, October 6, 2011

7:00 am     Registration and continental breakfast
8:15 am     Welcome –Ms. Kristen Baldwin and Dr. Art Pyster
8:30 am      Panel on Model-Based Systems Engineering – Dr. William Rouse, chair
                    Panelists: Mr. Sanford Friedenthal (ppt/pdf), Dr. Leon McGinnis,
                    Dr. Michael McGrath (ppt/pdf), Mr. Walker Royce (ppt/pdf)
9:45 am     Break
10:15 am   Parallel Sessions on SERC Research Tasks
                     – Workforce development: Guide to the Body of Systems Engineering Knowledge
                       and Reference Graduate Curriculum (ppt/pdf) (RT 1)
                     – Flexible requirements (RT 26) (ppt/pdf)
                     – Early systems engineering: Rapid and Graphical Concepts of Operation (ppt/pdf) (RT 30, 31)
11:30 am   Lunch  –
                    Developing a 21st Century Engineering Workforce, Mr. Nicholas Torelli (ppt/pdf)
12:30 pm   Panel on Rapid/Expedited Systems Engineering – Ms. Debra Facktor Lepore, chair (ppt/pdf, doc/pdf)
                    Panelists: Mr. Richard Freeman (ppt/pdf), Dr. Neil Siegel (ppt/pdf), Dr. Ricardo Valerdi (ppt/pdf)
1:30 pm     Final Plenary Remarks – Dr. Art Pyster
1:45 pm     Break
2:00 pm     Parallel Sessions on Top Systems Engineering Dissertation Research –
                    PhD students from SERC collaborator universities
                     –  Managing traceable requirements, Benjamin Deaver, SMU (ppt/pdf, pdf, doc/pdf);
                        Incremental commitment model, Supannika Koolmanojwong,
                        University of Southern California (ppt/pdf, doc/pdf);
                        Valuing flexibility, Major Eric Ryan (ppt/pdf), Air Force Institute of Technology.
                     – Prototype of graphical Concept of Operations, Peter Korfiatis,
                       Stevens Institute of Technology (ppt 1/pdf 1, ppt 2/pdf 2, doc/pdf);
                       Improving DoDAF for software engineers, C.W. Perr, Auburn (ppt/pdf, jpg/pdf);
                       System aware cyber security, Rick Jones, University of Virginia (ppt/pdf, doc/pdf).
3:30 pm    Parallel Sessions:
                    – Executive Advisory Board – Ms. Kristen Baldwin
                    – Attendee Feedback on ASRR 2011 – Dr. Stan Rifkin
5:00 pm    Adjourn
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