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  4th Annual INCOSE Conference

 Systems Engineering in Healthcare

 Minneapolis/Saint Paul, April 19-20, 2018

The INCOSE Conference on Systems Engineering in Healthcare enables participants to share the best practices in the latest Systems Engineering topics as applied to the Biomedical, Healthcare and Medical Technology sectors. Previous conferences focused on applying Agile methods to systems with hardware and software. The 2018 conference will broaden the topics to other state-of-the-art Systems Engineering methodologies.

The conference theme is: 

“How SE Can Reduce Cost & Improve Quality” 

Celebrate with the Science Museum the
Year of the Engineer

Dream Big: Engineering Our World starts Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a spectacular film that brings the power of engineering to life on the Omnitheater’s 90-foot domed screen. An anchor of the museum’s Year of the EngineerDream Big is an inspiring film that introduces viewers to four individuals who are making a living as engineers, confronting real-world problems with innovative solutions that have the potential to improve lives for people all over the world.

For more information on how you might participate as a volunteer please contact us at the North Star Chapter of INCOSE.

Working Groups

INCOSE working groups are a great place to meet individuals who are looking to overcome similar challenges.  These groups often span multiple regions and industries, so we can really look at these topics in a broad, informed way.   In the North Star Chapter, we have several members Chair/working in different groups like the Measurement, SE in Very Small Enterprises (VSE), Handbook as well as others. There are many topics to choose from.  Finding the groups and joining is easy!

To join any working group:

1. Login to your account at INCOSE.ORG

2. Click on the “Profile Home” link at the top of the page.

3. Scroll down to “My committees/Working Groups and click on the link “Browse/Join a Working Group”

4. This will result in a list of Working Groups under the header Committees.  (The terms are interchangeable)

5. Scroll down until you see find a committee that you are interested in.  Click the link and then on the right click on the (view) link.

6. This will result in a roster of current WG members.  

7. Scroll down to the bottom of the list and under “Committee Tasks” click on "Join this Committee"

Working groups are a great way to learn more about a subject, grow your network, and share your knowledge about a subject. 

Get Started TODAY with this link to the Working Groups page!



GOLD YEARS: 2012, 2013

Come join us for an interesting presentation of the FBI’s view of Cyber Security Awareness from FBI Special Agent Lizabeth Lehrkamp’s perspective. 

6:15 pm Networking with Pizza
6:45 pm Welcome and Chapter Updates by President, Roz Dolid
7:00 pm Presentation by FBI Special Agent Lizabeth Lehrkamp  
8:30 pm Adjourn


Cyber Security Awareness from the FBI perspective. We will learn something of the world of cyber security threats, what concerns the FBI are focusing on and what the federal government is doing about it.

Presenter: Special Agent Lizabeth Lehrkamp 

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Special Agent Lizabeth Lehrkamp entered on duty with the FBI in February 2005 and was assigned to the Newark field office where she investigated Organized Crime and then moved on to investigating Cyber crime.  In September 2010, Liz was transferred to the Minneapolis field office and was assigned to the Human Intelligence squad working cyber matters.  In May 2011 Liz took over as the InfraGard Coordinator for the Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota Chapters.  In September 2016 Liz moved to a Counterterrorism squad.  Liz received her Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University and is a member of Society of Women Engineers.  Prior to her appointment with the FBI, Liz was employed in technical sales and application engineering.


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