The 21st Annual Systems Engineering Conference will be convened on October 22-25, 2018 in Tampa, FL. This conference will focus on improving acquisition and performance of Defense programs and systems, including system - of - systems engineering, systems security, net-centric operations and data/information
interoperability, and all aspects of system sustainment. This conference is sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association, Systems Engineering Division, in cooperation with IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society, IEEE Systems Council and the International Council on Systems Engineering, and is supported by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary Defense for Systems Engineering in the Office of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.
VADM Paul GrosklagsVADM Paul A. Grosklags
Commander, Naval Air Systems Command
VADM Grosklags graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1982, is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School Class '99, and holds a Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School.
This conference seeks to create an interactive forum for Program Managers, Systems Engineers, Chief Scientists, and Engineers and Managers from the Requirements, Design, Verification, Support, Logistics and Test communities from both Government and Industry. The conference will provide the opportunity to shape policy and procedures by exchanging innovative tactics and lessons learned.
NDIA’s Annual Systems Engineering Conference will explore the various roles of systems engineering from all aspects and perspectives—pragmatic, practical and academic—and will bring together key practitioners to work on effective solutions to achieve a successful and affordable warfighting force.