Welcome to The Canada Chapter

Welcome to the Canada Chapter


INCOSE Canada is a local chapter of the International Council of Systems Engineering. We are dedicated to building a vibrant community of practitioners by hosting talks of interest to the systems engineering community. Everyone is welcome to participate. Learn More about the Canada chapter.Silver Circle Award

In July 2023, the INCOSE Canada Chapter was awarded the Silver Chapter Award for its achievements.

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Speaker Bio

Ivan Taylor is the President of Policy Dynamics Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in systems engineering, policy analysis, and decision support. He has over 33 years of experience as a defense scientist at the Centre for Operational Research in Defense R&D Canada, where he is now a Scientist Emeritus. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy, an M.Sc. in Information and Systems Science, and a B.Sc. in Mathematics (Honours). He is an active member of INCOSE since 2020, and a contributor to the Resilient Systems Working Group and the Social Systems Working Group. He has presented at the INCOSE International Workshop in 2021 and 2022.

Dear Systems and Software Engineering Colleagues,

This is the Third session of our technical program in 2023-2024. This is an INCOSE volunteer-organized virtual event brought to you at no cost by the INCOSE Canada Chapter in collaboration featuring speaker Ivan Taylor, Ph. D.

Event Abstract

Join us for a practical and engaging session on how to apply INCOSE Vision 2035 to the Canadian context of systems engineering. You will learn how to:

  • Understand the key drivers and trends that shape the future of systems engineering, such as societal needs, environmental challenges, technological innovations, system complexity, and stakeholder expectations.
  • Adapt to the changing system dynamics and leverage the opportunities for systems engineering in Canada, such as digital transformation, sustainability, smart systems, and complexity management.
  • Enhance your systems engineering skills and competencies, and gain a competitive edge in the global market.

This session is designed for anyone who is interested in the practical implications and applications of INCOSE Vision 2035, and who wants to contribute to the advancement of systems engineering in Canada.

Registration: click here

Our last events

Dear Systems and Software Engineering Colleagues,

This is the Second session of our technical program in 2023-2024. This is an INCOSE volunteer-organized virtual event brought to you at no cost by the INCOSE Canada Chapter in collaboration featuring speaker John S. Brtis.

Please find the recording here.

Overview of our 2022-20223 events

  • 28 Nov 2022: "Cybersecurity Modeling and Simulation" by Ivan Taylor - recording
  • 09 Jan 2023: "Requirements Engineering for Software Engineering Projects" by Majd Karam - recording
  • 13 Feb 2023: "Generating a Robust System Architecture Using ARCADIA Capella" by Dr. Eric Dano- recording
  • 20 Mar 2023: "Conceptual models for Agent Based Modeling" by Terry Fitzgerald - recording
  • 11 Apr 2023: "MBSE in the Railway Industry" by Qifang Wang and Sergio Guindas Garcia - recording
  • 11 May 2023: "Cybersecurity Modeling in SPARX Enterprise Architect" by Bob Hruska - recording - slidesCastle Threat model - Threat Model Report
  • 15 Jun 2023: "Cybersecurity by Design" by Bob Hruska and Christoph Schmittner - recording
    27 Jun 2023: Canada Chapter Member Meeting
    16 Oct 2023: - "How Big Things Get Done : A Book Review" by Ivan Taylor - recording  (password mq7+6$gi)
    17 Oct 2023: - Canada Chapter AGM

Chapter News

Volunteer Opportunities

The Canada Chapter is always open for volunteers to help the Canada Chapter tick.

1. Workshop Assistants - use your coordination powers to help the chapter in setting up workshops
2. SEP Mentors - give back to the community and provide SEP mentorship to SEs pursuing their ASEP or CSEP certifications

To learn more about these opportunities, contact any board member or email us at canada AT incose DOT net.

Systems Engineering Professional (SEP)

Are you interested in becoming SEP Certified?

If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact one of our SEP Mentors at canada AT incose DOT net

Chapter Services

INCOSE Career Connections Website

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Terry Fitzgerald

Terry Fitzgerald

Vice-President and President-Elect
Tony Wu
Tony Wu

Membership Director and Treasurer
Ivan Taylor
Ivan Taylor

Technical Program Director
Ivan Rodrigues

Communication Director
Arman Nikkhah

Pengzhou Lu


Past President
Ray Barton

Ray Barton

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