October 15 Meeting: Practical DoDAF

This month Steven H. Dam, Ph.D., ESEP will be presenting “Practical DoDAF: Applying MBSE to Cost Effectively Develop Architectures“. The presentation will take place at Noblis at L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, DC. The presentation will start at 7:00 pm with social hour starting earlier at some locations. Dr. Dam is the President and Founder of SPEC Innovations, he has been involved with structured analysis, software development, and system engineering for over 35 years. Full abstract and bio can be found at below.

Title: Practical DoDAF: Applying MBSE to Cost Effectively Develop Architectures
Presenter: Steven H. Dam, Ph.D., ESEP
Cost: Free
Date: Wednesday October 15, 2014
Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm (Presentation)
Main Location: Noblis at L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, DC
Satellite Locations: Chantilly, VA; Fairfax, VA; (NEW) Manassas, VA; Rockville, MD

Registration Information

Main – Washington, DC (hosted by Noblis) – Social hour starts at 5:30 pm at the After Hours Bar (in the building). The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members. U.S. citizens only. Register & more info at: http://incosewmaoct2014meetinglefant.eventbrite.com

Satellite – Chantilly, VA (hosted by Vencore) – The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members. U.S. citizens only. Register & more info at: http://incosewmaoct2014meetingchantilly.eventbrite.com

Satellite – Fairfax, VA (hosted by George Mason University) – Social hour starts at 6:00 pm. The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members ($3 per hour charge to park). Register & more info at: http://incosewmaoct2014meetingfairfax.eventbrite.com

Satellite – Manassas, VA (hosted by SPEC Innovations) – Social hour starts at 6:00 pm with pizza. The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members. U.S. citizens only. Register & more info at: http://incosewmaoct2014meetingmanassas.eventbrite.com

Satellite – Rockville, MD (hosted by Aerotek & Systems Strategies & Analysis (SSA), INC) – Social hour starts at 6:00 pm. The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members. Register & more info at: http://incosewmaoct2014meetingrockville.eventbrite.com

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New Manassas VA Satellite Location

INCOSE WMA is pleased to announce that SPEC Innovations will be providing a satellite location in Manassas, VA off of I-66 for the monthly meetings. This new location joins our four other location in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC. With this new location, INCOSE WMA is able to better serve the systems engineering community in Manassas and areas west.

Call for Nominations for INCOSE WMA 2015 Board of Directors

Nominations for INCOSE WMA Board Of Directors (BOD) for the year of 2015 are now being accepted. This is a great way to become more engaged in INCOSE WMA events and serve the chapter’s members. For INCOSE CSEPs this is also a great way to earn PDUs. The following positions are available (Described in detail below):
– Vice-President\President-Elect
– Treasurer
– Programs Chair
– Communications Chair
– Director at Large

If you would like to nominate yourself or a fellow member or if you have any questions about the roles & responsibilities and/or the election process see the email announcement for a POC.
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Nanotechnology and the Age of Abundance – Presentation

Presentation available by request.

Sept 17 Meeting: Nanotechnology and the Age of Abundance

This month Matthew R. Maier will be presenting “Nanotechnology and the Age of Abundance”. The presentation will take place at McCormick & Schmick’s in Tysons Corner, VA. The presentation will start at 7:00 pm with social hour starting earlier at some locations. Mr. Maier is currently the Deputy Product Manager at PM Information Warfare within Program Executive Office Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors.  Full abstract and bio can be found below.

Title: Nanotechnology and the Age of Abundance
Presenter: Matthew R. Maier
Cost: $15 at Main Location, Free at Satellite Locations
Date: Wednesday September 17, 2014
Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm (Presentation)
Main Location: Tysons Corner, VA
Satellite Locations: Chantilly, VA; Fairfax, VA; Rockville, MD; and Washington, DC

Registration Information

Main – Tysons Corner, VA – Social hour starts at 6:00 pm. The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. $15 for INCOSE members, $20 for non-members, and $10 for students. Register & more info at: http://incosewmasept2014meetingtysons.eventbrite.com

Satellite – Chantilly, VA (hosted by The SI Organization) – The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members. U.S. citizens only. Register & more info at: http://incosewmasept2014meetingchantilly.eventbrite.com

Satellite – Fairfax, VA (hosted by George Mason University) – Social hour starts at 6:00 pm. The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members ($3 per hour charge to park). Located in Rm 1602 in the Nguyen Engineering Building. Register & more info at: http://incosewmasept2014meetingfairfax.eventbrite.com

Satellite – Rockville, MD (hosted by Aerotek & Systems Strategies & Analysis (SSA), INC) – Social hour starts at 6:00 pm. The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members. Register & more info at: http://incosewmasept2014meetingrockville.eventbrite.com

Satellite – Washington, DC (hosted by Noblis) – Social hour starts at 5:30 pm at the After Hours Bar (in the building). The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members. U.S. citizens only. Register & more info at: http://incosewmasept2014meetinglefant.eventbrite.com

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The Future of Systems Engineering – Presentation

Video and Presentation information can be found on:
http://se-scholar.com/se-blog/2014/8/21/the-future-of-engineering-2025

2014 Second Half Schedule

August Meeting
Date: Wednesday, Aug, 20th, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Main Location: L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, DC
Remote Locations: Chantilly, VA; and Rickville, MD
Presentation: The Future of Systems Engineering

August Tutorial
Date: Saturday, Aug, 23rd, 2014
Time: 8 am – 12 noon
Location: GMU in Fairfx
Topic: Thinking Outside the Box in Systems Engineering and Integration

September Meeting
Date: Wednesday, Sept, 17th, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Presentation: Nanotechnology and the Age of Abundance

October Meeting
Date: Wednesday, Oct, 15th, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Presentation: TBD

November Meeting
Date: Wednesday, November, 19th, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Presentation: FIRST ROBOTICS

Holiday Party
Date: December, TBD, 2014

Aug 20 Meeting: The Future of Systems Engineering

This month Paul Martin, ESEP will be presenting “The Future of Systems Engineering”.  The presentation will take place at Noblis at L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, DC.  The presentation will start at 7:00 pm with social hour starting earlier at some locations.  Mr. Martin, is a practicing Systems Engineer with over 35 years of experience, and is an Adjunct Professor for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County College of Engineering and Information Technology, Systems Engineering Graduate Programs.  Full abstract and bio can be found below.

Title: The Future of Systems Engineering
Presenter: Paul Martin, ESEP
Cost: Free
Date: Wednesday August 20, 2014
Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm (Presentation)
Main Location: Noblis at L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, DC
Satellite Locations: Chantilly, VA & (NEW) Rockville, MD

Registration Information
Main L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, DC (hosted by Noblis) – Social hour starts at 5:30 pm at the After Hours Bar (in the building). The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members. U.S. citizens only. Register & more info at: http://incosewmaaug2014meetinglefant.eventbrite.com

Satellite Chantilly, VA (hosted by The SI Organization) – The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members. U.S. citizens only. Register & more info at: http://incosewmaaug2014meetingchantilly.eventbrite.com

(NEW) Satellite Rockville, MD (hosted by Aerotek & Systems Strategies & Analysis (SSA), INC) – Social hour starts at 6:00 pm. The presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free for INCOSE members and non-members. Register & more info at: http://incosewmaaug2014meetingrockville.eventbrite.com

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New Montgomery County Satellite Location

INCOSE WMA is pleased to announce that Aerotek & Systems Strategies & Analysis (SSA), INC are cooperating together to provide a satellite location in Rockville, MD for the monthly meetings. With this new location, INCOSE WMA is able to better serve the systems engineering community in the Montgomery County area.

Aug 23 Tutorial: Thinking Outside the Box in Systems Engineering and Integration

August tutorial will be Dr. Howard Eisner presenting “Thinking Outside the Box in Systems Engineering and Integration”.  This will be a half day tutorial (8 am to 12 noon) at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.  Dr. Eisner is a retired professor emeritus of engineering management and distinguished research professor in the Engineering Management Systems Engineering Department at the George Washington University (GWU).  He has spent 30 years in industry and 24 years in academia, and wrote Managing Complex Systems (Wiley, 2005).  Full abstract and bio can be found below.

Title: Thinking Outside the Box in Systems Engineering and Integration
Presenter: Dr. Howard Eisner
Cost: Free (Parking is $3 per hour)
Date: Saturday August 23, 2014
Time: 8 am – 12 noon
Location: George Mason University (GMU) in Fairfax, VA
Room: Nguyen Engineering Bldg, Rm 4201

Register at: http://incosewmaaug14tutorial.eventbrite.com

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