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Program meetings typically 2nd Tuesday of month
Time: 6:00-7:00 CST
Food & networking at 5:30

Physical Locations

*Bell Helicopter
*L-3- Arlington
*L-3- Greenville
*Lockheed Martin Aero- Fort Worth
*Lockheed Martin Aero- Palmdale
*Lockheed Martin MFC- Grand Prairie
*Raytheon- McKinney

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Check out presentations from previous North Texas INCOSE Chapter Meetings!

Presentations can be found here

Board meetings typically 1st Tuesday of month
Time: 5:30-6:00 CST
Number: 1-719-457-6209,,495813#


Remote Program Access
Telecon (Audio) - 719-457-6209,,495813#
Global Meet (Video/Audio) -  https://incose.pgimeet.com/GlobalmeetEleven

Upcoming Chapter Events

Chapter Meeting - July 9

System Model Simulation - Monte Carlo, Probabilities, and more…

Presenter: Dr. Saulius Pavalkis

Abstract: Rapidly increasing scale, dynamism, and vulnerabilities in the systems being engineered have presented ever-greater challenges. In part of these challenges Systems Engineers started to explore new ways of working and one of the possible solutions is to use models as a basis for the engineered systems description.
Nowadays Systems Engineers can leverage several modeling languages and tools to their advantage to build system models. However no matter how you are going to look into a model, it still remains a static description of systems being engineered. To access the full power of modeling, Systems Engineers need to transform the static system descriptions into what we could call live or dynamic model.
During this webinar we are going to build live model or in other words – an executable model. The main part will be to explore ways of building executable model and in addition to that delve into a bit more sophisticated simulation capabilities available with UML, SysML, UAF languages and Catia | No Magic tools. The features which will be covered during this webinar: Monte-Carlo simulation, different distributions, result capturing..

Bio: Saulius Pavalkis is the Chief MBSE Solutions Architect at Dassault Systems (Former No Magic, Inc.). Saulius has 15 years of experience working on modeling solutions working as a consultant, trainer, PLM products integration manager, a former analyst in the R&D department core MagicDraw team. Saulius is helping with successful MBSE adoption at major companies: Ford, Boeing, NASA, Orbital ATK (NGC), Draper. Saulius has Ph.D. in Software Engineering – models traceability, BS, and MS in Telecommunication and Electronics Engineering. Last few years represents No Magic, Inc. at INCOSE CAB. In 2018 Saulius received lifetime achievement award from No Magic, Inc. “Cameo Award for Modeling, Simulation & Analysis Excellence.” Founder and chief editor of a modeling community blog (blog.nomagic.com) dedicated to sharing practical model-based engineering experience. Contributor to systems engineering conferences: INCOSE IS, NDIA, GLRC, NMWS.


5 Day SysML Intensive with MBSE using Cameo System Modeler

 

When: August 5-9, 2019

Instructor: Barry Papke

Location: 6100 Southwest Blvd Fort Worth, Tx 76109

Fee: $1050.00

Sign up by July 5. Registration is not confirmed until payment is received. This is open to everyone now. Cancellations must be requested by June 30 to receive a refund. Register here.

Dress code is business casual.


Chapter Meeting - August 13

Application of MBSE in AGILE Development

Presenter: Jason Forth, NAVAIR

Abstract: NAVAIR’s latest program goal is to deploy, integrate, and sustain significant interoperable technology upgrades to increase the mission profile of the aircraft system in the coming years. The Northrop Grumman MBSE Agile Team has been establishing a system model for the as is product baseline, to be designed baseline, and the processes for each technical discipline with modeling approaches to transition into a digital technical baseline for the program. In the last two releases, the team has been developing modeling approach activity diagrams and style guide diagrams within the architecture modeling application, CAMEO Enterprise Architect®, to meet the Systems Engineering Modeling and Architecture Plan (SEMAP). The approach diagram provides each sprint team the “tasks, work products, and flow” to complete each type of modeling domain (e.g. behavioral) while the style guide diagrams are unique example diagrams with aligning requirements for each definition and usage of objects compliant with UAF and best practices from industry following Object-Oriented System Engineering Methodology (OOSEM). The team is also extending current NAVAIR profiles like classification of each element and view while developing new profiles for data rights and approval. Other MBSE efforts in the corporate portfolio will be able to leverage these style guides, approach diagrams, and profiles to establish system modeling methods for applying system engineering models to streamline digital technical reviews, submit digital deliverables, and increase technical competencies integration into generating their modeling approaches within the broader system model.

Bio
: Jason Forth is a Senior Systems Engineering Architect for the Naval Air Warfare Center – Aircraft Division (NAWCAD, or simply NAVAIR) stationed in Patuxent River, MD. He holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Syracuse University, and a Masters of Engineering in Systems Engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology, with graduate certificates in System of Systems and System Architecture. Jason has extensive experience on both the OEM contractor and government sides of acquisition, with particular experience in Cybersecurity, as well as System and SW Safety, that he brings to his role as a Systems Engineering Architect. He is currently assigned to the System Engineering Transformation (SET) initiative at NAVAIR, serving as a lead SE Architect for various pilot program efforts the command has identified.


Chapter Meeting - September 10

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Presenter: Dr. Kristin Giammarco

Abstract: TBD.

Bio: Dr. Kristin Giammarco is an Associate Professor in the Department of Systems Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), where she teaches courses in system architecture and design, system integration, systems software engineering, and model-based systems engineering. She conducts research in the use and development of formal methods for systems architecture modeling as well as system and software behavioral modeling and architectural patterns with students and colleagues within and outside of NPS.  Dr. Giammarco is a member of INCOSE, the Lifecycle Modeling Language Steering Committee, and the International Society for Systems Pathology.  She holds a Ph.D. in Software Engineering, an M.S. in Systems Engineering Management, and a Certificate in Advanced Systems Engineering from NPS and a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. 


Chapter Meeting - October 8

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Presenter: Paul White

Abstract: TBD.

Bio: Paul is a senior systems engineer at KIHOMAC in Layton, Utah.  He works with BAE on the ICBM
Minuteman III and GBSD platforms and has worked on the A-10C aircraft.  Previously, he worked on the
Airbus A400M and Boeing EDCU programs for Astronautics Corporation of America in Milwaukee,
Wisconsin; on both the Big Safari and IBS programs for L-3 Communications in Greenville, Texas; and in
factory automation for Hyundai in Eugene, Oregon.  He has nineteen years of experience in the aerospace industry. Paul has been an INCOSE member since 2007 serving in various top leadership roles in the North Texas (Dallas - Fort Worth) Chapter,  Chicagoland Chapter, and Wasatch (Utah) Chapter.  He is the current president of the Wasatch Chapter.  Paul has been a leader in the annual Great Lakes Regional Conference (GLRC) since 2012 including conference chair for the 6th and 8th conferences.  He is the conference chair for the first annual Western States Regional Conference (WSRC) in Ogden, Utah. He has a graduate certificate in Systems Engineering and Architecting from the Stevens Institute of Technology, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University-Commerce, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University.  He is a Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) through INCOSE.   


Chapter Meeting - November 12

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Presenter: Ken Garlington

Abstract: TBD .
Bio: Ken Garlington has worked as a software engineer and systems engineer at Lockheed Martin for 34 years on various weapons systems. His current role is as a Senior Staff Systems Engineer in the Aeronautics Engineering and Technology department. His interests include safety related systems and the use of Agile and Lean principles in the systems engineering discipline. He holds Master’s degrees in software engineering and systems engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington..  


Chapter Meeting - December 10

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Presenter: TBD

Abstract: TBD.

Bio: TBD.