Call for Abstracts - Tracks

Do not attempt to submit abstracts or panel/training proposals through any other means. Submitted abstracts will be rated based on clarity, value added to the conference, and how well the topic fits within the track. Abstracts should be public-releasable and contain no proprietary information. Please note that the conference planning team may determine that an abstract or panel/training proposal best fits in a track other that what was originally selected by the author. Government, industry, and academia are encouraged to participate. If you wish to form your own panel discussion, we will gladly facilitate your needs. Click on the track topics listed below to thoroughly review the requirements of each track and determine which track the abstract or panel/training proposal best fits. Be sure to submit abstracts or panel/training proposals within the appropriate track using the links on this page. Abstracts and panel/training proposals should be 200-500 words in length.

Listed below are the tracks for more detailed information.

Parts and Materials Management

Focuses on selecting the optimum parts throughout the life of an acquisition program. It is fundamental to achieving many systems engineering and manufacturing objectives, it influences cost, schedule, and performance, and impacts acquisition technical reviews ...

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DMSMS issue is the loss, or impending loss, of manufacturers or suppliers of items, raw materials, or software. Candidate abstracts should seek to equip the audience with techniques that can be applied in their organization to improve their proficiency and capabilities ...

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Counterfeit Parts and Materials Prevention and Detection

Counterfeiters are introducing sophisticated counterfeit parts within the EEE domain that cannot be readily verified as authentic or not ...

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Supply Chain Risk Management

This track will provide the audience with an array of Supply Chain Risk Management topics that address the process for managing resiliency through the identification, assessment, and mitigation of risks, threats, vulnerabilities, and disruptions ...

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Cyber Physical Systems Security, Hardware and Software Assurance, and Program Protection

Threats, weaknesses, and vulnerabilities across the system’s life cycle, which includes hardware and software, will alter how the Parts Management and DMSMS community will fundamentally perform their jobs ...

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Manufacturing (Onshoring, Advanced Technology, Additive Manufacturing) and Industrial Base Resiliency

Obsolescence support requirements are becoming more complex and challenging due to aging of and extended life requirements for military weapons ...

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Critical Deadlines

Abstract Submission Oct 28
Abstract Notification Nov 14
Final Presentation Submitted Jan 30