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Space Coast Chapter Meeting - Nov. 1, 2018 - Trip Report on the INCOSE IS2018 Symposium

  • Date:
    Nov. 1, 2018 - 5:30 PM - 730 PM
  • Address: Florida Tech, 150 W. University Blvd
  • Location: Melbourne, FL USA
  • Venue:
    Florida Tech Evans Library Room 204 (Link Multimedia Room), 150 W. University Blvd,.Melbourne, FL
  • Contact: Macaulay Osaisai
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This will be our regular Chapter meeting for the month. Food & drink are provided at no charge - just let us know you are coming. 

 Trip Report on the INCOSE IS2018 Symposium
Speaker: Joseph Bradley
About the Presentation:
The 28th annual INCOSE International Symposium (IS2018) took place July 7-12, 2018 in Washington, DC. This year’s theme was “Delivering Systems in the Age of Globalization.” Some of the key topics discussed at IS2018 were SE for the future, the science of systems (Systemology), SE for safety, SE for governance, the interface between SE and software engineering, and competencies for SE. In this talk, I’ll summarize my experience participating in the event. Plan ahead for IS2019, which will be in Orlando!

About our Presenter:
Joseph Bradley is Principal Engineer with Patrona Corp. He has had an extensive career in ship operations, maintenance, repair and organizational design. He led the initiatives that resulted in the broad adoption of Theory of Constraints within the Navy’s ship maintenance community, supported efforts to improve quality performance, and developed educational programs to improve individual and organizational performance. His research has led to a new approach to the creation, development, assessment and transformation of competency models, which are a vital management element in any large technical organization seeking long term viability. He was a co-recipient of the Jimmie Hamilton award from the American Society of Naval Engineers for best paper in 2011. He holds an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Ph.D. from Old Dominion University. 

Location - Florida Tech Evans Library Room 204 (Link Multimedia Room)
Room 204 (Link Multimedia Room) of the Evans Library on the campus of the Florida Institute of Technology.  You can park in most spaces after 5:00 p.m., except for those marked "Reserved 24/7." Lot 10 off Country Club Drive is a good location, quite close to the library. So is Lot 16 off Babcock. 

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Campus map:

FIT Parking Map (pdf)