The 22nd Annual Systems and Mission Engineering Conferences brings together defense community members from industry, government, and academia to highlight ways to improve defense acquisition and performance.  This conference provides 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.  

Information Required

  • Presentation Title
  • Author's Name, Title and Organization
  • Author's Email, Phone Number and Mailing Address
  • Targeted Topic
  • If presentation is a panel or individual presentation
  • Abstract submission should be no more than 5000 characters

For additional information  DOWNLOAD the Call for Abstracts 

Abstracts must be submitted online no later than Friday, June 7, 2019 


Abstracts will only be accepted through this web link, and all required information must be completed. Upon completion of the required information, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. Conference presenters are not exempt from registration and conference fees.

Session Topics

  • Acquisition Agility
  • Agile Systems Engineering
  • Aging Aircraft
  • Application of Industry Systems Engineering/ Mission Engineering Best Practices, Tools, Methodologies & Technologies
  • Architecting and Architecture
  • Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®)
  • COTS Integration
  • Development Planning
  • Development Test & Evaluation – Systems Engineering Interaction
  • Digital Engineering Implementation and Infrastructure
  • Engineered Resilient Systems (ERS)
  • Environmental Safety & Occupational Health
  • Human Systems Integration
  • Improve Mission Readiness & Systems Availability
  • Integrated Diagnostics/ Prognostics/Enterprise Health Management
  • Integrated Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Interoperability in a Net Enabled Operations Environment
  • Life Cycle Systems & Program Management Improvements
  • Mission Engineering/Mission Assurance
  • Model-based Systems Engineering/Model-centric Engineering – Applications & Project Experience
  • Modeling & Simulation – Design & Methodology
  • Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA)
  • Program Management
  • Role of SE in IV&V
  • Software Intensive Systems
  • Specialty Engineering
  • Sustainment of Legacy Systems
  • Systems Engineering Education & Training
  • System of Systems
  • Systems Security Engineering and Assurance
  • Test & Evaluation – Systems Engineering Interaction

Timeline for Abstract Review & Acceptance

June 7 – Deadline to submit
June 21 – Send out Acceptance notices and author/speaker guidelines
October 21 – 24 – Systems and Mission Engineering Conference

Speaker Registration

Please note speakers will be required to pay a discounted registration fee.  The discounted speaker registration fee will only be extended to the primary presenter, any additional authors will have to pay the regular conference fee.  Fee information will be included in the speaker registration instructions.