This two-day event unites the government, industry, and university systems engineering research community in order to share research progress and discuss the most challenging systems engineering issues facing the Department of Defense (DOD) as well as other federal departments and agencies.
DAY 1 | 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
SYSTEMS THINKING WORKSHOP
SystemiTool is a systems thinking method and tool for mapping complex systems using “Systemigrams.” This workshop will introduce the newly updated SystemiTool, as well as a look back over the past 30 years at systems thinking and Systemigrams.
NOTE: Registration for this workshop will be limited to the first 40 seats. Workshop attendees should bring their personal laptop in order to explore the full aspect of this tool.
SERC DOCTORAL STUDENTS FORUM
The SERC Doctoral Students Forum (SDSF) provides an opportunity for SERC Doctoral Fellows and other doctoral students conducting highly relevant, systems engineering-related research at any of the SERC collaborating universities to present their research in an open forum.
Day 1 will come to a close with an Evening Reception at 6:00 pm
DAY 2 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
SERC SPONSOR RESEARCH REVIEW
The SSRR program and sessions focus on the latest research results from SERC researchers aligned with emerging and critical sponsor research needs.
Program tracks include:
- Mission Engineering
- Digital Engineering Transformation
- AI/Autonomy and Systems Engineering
- System Security Engineering
- System Engineering for Velocity
- Education and Human Capital Development
Additional speakers will be available on this page as they are confirmed.
Dr. Kenneth Ford
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC)
Kenneth Ford is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC) — a not-for-profit research institute located in Pensacola, Florida. IHMC has grown into one of the nation’s premier research organizations with world-class scientists and engineers investigating a broad range of topics related to building technological systems aimed at amplifying and extending human cognition, perception, locomotion and resilience. Richard Florida has described IHMC as “a new model for interdisciplinary research institutes that strive to be both entrepreneurial and academic, firmly grounded and inspiringly ambitious.” IHMC headquarters are in Pensacola with a branch research facility in Ocala, Florida.
Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC/Dupont Circle
1900 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009
A hotel block has been secured at the Courtyard Marriott Dupont Circle.
The discounted rate will be available until October 14.