Past Announcements

10 December, 2014: Save the Date! Annual Chesapeake Chapter Holiday Party

by Communications Team October 17, 2014

The Engineer’s Club It’s been a wonderful year of meals, lectures and fellowship. Set aside Wednesday December 10th, 2014. INCOSE-CC will celebrate the holidays with its annual Holiday Party plus its 20th birthday at the Engineers Club in Baltimore. Details to follow.

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15 Oct (6:00pm to 8:00pm): The Johns Hopkins University Human Systems Engineering Program

by Communications Team September 22, 2014

Kathy Straub, Bill Fitzpatrick, and Amy Bayes of JHUAPL Presentation: This lecture addresses the three major components of a system: hardware, software, and humans. A total systems approach that considers all three components and the complex interactions among them has been recognized as essential by government and industry organizations responsible for system development and operation. […]

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19 Nov, (6:00 to 8:00): The Intersection of Neural Prosthetics and Advanced Robotics

by Communications Team September 25, 2014

Until recently, options for those who have suffered upper limb loss, through amputation or neurodegenerative disease have been very limited. This lecture discusses some advancements in this area.

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Meet the Candidates: INCOSE Chesapeake Chapter 2015 Elections

by Communications Team September 30, 2014

Welcome to the INCOSE BoD 2015 Election. This is your opportunity to cast your electronic vote to elect four new members to the Board of Directors. Your vote must be submitted by 31 October. The candidates are: President-elect (John Boccio or write–in), Treasurer (Kent de Jong or write–in), Programs Director (Jeffery Banks, Bob Berkovits, or […]

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27 Sep (8:30AM to 12:00PM): Putting the “Systems” back in Systems Engineering

by Communications Team September 22, 2014

Zane Scott, Vitek Corporation Presentation: What do a physicist turned evolutionary biologist and a couple of business professors have to say to systems engineers? Fritjof Capra, Peter Senge and Russell Ackoff all offer cogent commentary on a topic of critical importance to systems engineers in today’s world- the importance and centrality of the systems view. […]

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17 SEP 2014 (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM): Big Data Intelligence: 360 analytical security

by Communications Team July 30, 2014

Tejinder S. Luthra, Global Technical Ambassador, IBM Presentation: Security data is used to analyze activities and metrics associated with risk management, incident detection/response, regulatory compliance, and investigations/forensics. Many of these investigations now include analysis of nontraditional data sources such as social media, customer browsing history, and business transactions. To support business requirements, manage risk, and […]

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20 August, 2014 (6:00 – 8:00 PM): Engineering Design: Insights into Highway Bridge and Tunnel Disasters

by Communications Team July 7, 2014

The Honorable Earl F. Weener, Ph.D, NTSB Presentation: The National Transportation Safety Board, NTSB, is charged with determining the probable cause of transportation accidents, including surface transportation accidents. On August 1st, 2007 the collapse of a bridge on the I-35 Interstate highway in Minneapolis, MN, resulted in thirteen fatalities and injuries to 145 people. On […]

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16 July, 2014 (6:00 – 8:00) Performance-based Logistics for the Systems Engineer

by Communications Team May 27, 2014

Mr. Michael Gourley, Principal Project Engineer, Lockheed Martin Corporation Presentation Aerospace & Defense systems require solutions that have been developed with System Operational Effectiveness (SOE) in mind. In order for them to achieve SOE goals, systems must be well designed, well built, well supported, and affordable for the duration of their respective lifecycles. The Department […]

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12 July, 2014, (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Saturday): Systems Architecting – A Strategy and Decisions Perspective

by Communications Team May 27, 2014

Dr. Mark Maier, The Aerospace Corporation, Distinguished Engineer Presentation Systems Architecting generally comprises the technical activities associated with problem selection, concept formation (integrated technical and programmatic), and validation. As such it is deeply linked to organizational strategy and decision making. This tutorial will present, through a series of case studies, analytical and heuristic approaches to […]

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