[BiO BB] Systems Engineering/ Test and Evaluation Conference (SETE 2005)

Lars Grunske grunske at itee.uq.edu.au
Tue Apr 26 01:04:48 EDT 2005




Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th November 2005 Carlton Crest Hotel, Brisbane,
Queensland, Australia

A Conference of
The Systems Engineering Society of Australia (SESA) www.sesa.org.au The
Southern Cross Chapter of The International Test and Evaluation Association
(ITEA) www.itea.org The International Council on Systems Engineering
(INCOSE) Region IV (www.incose.org)


The SETE 2005 theme is "A Decade of Growth and Beyond." in recognition of
the 10th anniversary of SESA.
Previous SETE conferences have addressed a range of themes concerning
complexity and Systems thinking. 

The conference program will include a combination of keynote speakers,
plenary sessions, panels, papers, tutorials, workshops and trade exhibits. 
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Systems engineering applications
Soft systems methodologies
Systems of systems
Promoting systems engineering
Modelling and tools
Systems engineering management
Processes and methods
Software engineering
Education and training
Experiments, exercises and trials
Infrastructure planning & support
Research and education in priorities
Prediction tools
Observation tools
Operations analysis
Networking and connectivity
Collaborations and alliances
Requirements engineering
Measures of effectiveness (MOEs)
T&E visions of the future
Modelling & simulation for T&E
T&E for systems of systems
Planning and management of T&E
T&E investment planning
Virtual T&E
Design of experiments
Error budgeting
Value added by T&E
Legal aspects of T&E

Papers and presentations, particularly case studies, relating to this theme
as well as to broader areas of interest to SESA and ITEA, are invited from
industry and academia.
Papers and presentations are also invited from both graduate and
undergraduate students in the fields of Systems Engineering and Test and
Evaluation (T&E). Successful papers and presentations will compete for the
ARC Centre for Complex Systems (ACCS) award for the best student paper.

Refereed Papers

This category is primarily designed for academics who need to meet
Australian Government requirements for published papers.
Refereed papers will be reviewed anonymously by at least two peer reviewers.
If needed, comments will be provided to authors prior to submission of final
Guidance for authors of refereed papers will shortly be made available on
the conference web site.

Non-refereed Presentations

This category is intended to facilitate contributions from industry
practitioners who wish to communicate their experiences and ideas but who do
not need to meet formal academic requirements.
Presentation abstracts will be reviewed internally to ensure compatibility
with the conference theme.
Presentations are not required in a given format; however, use of MS
PowerPoint is encouraged Presentations and papers accepted for the
conference will be published in the conference proceedings to be provided to
all participants on CD-ROM. Abstracts of all presentations and papers will
be published as part of the conference program booklet to be issued at the
commencement of the conference.

Call for Tutorials, Exhibitors, & Sponsors

A tutorial program on the first day of the conference is planned.
Expressions of interest are invited from companies or individuals willing to
deliver a half-day tutorial on a subject related to the conference theme.
Expressions of interest are sought from potential exhibition. SETE 2005 will
include both static exhibitions and presentations by vendors.
Expressions of interest are also sought from potential sponsors. SETE 2005
sponsorship opportunities will include 'gold' and 'silver' levels of
support. The conference dinner, luncheons, morning/afternoon teas and
conference items will all be available to sponsors.  Each 'gold' sponsor is
entitled to a presentation opportunity during a plenary session.

Key Dates

Submission of 150-word abstracts for refereed papers	01 June		2005

Submission of 150-word abstracts for non-refereed papers15 June		2005

Submission of refereed papers for review		15 June		2005

Submission of tutorial proposals			15 June		2005

Notification and comments to refereed paper authors 	05 August	2005

Submission of final papers			 	02 September	2005


Please direct all enquiries about papers, presentations and tutorials to the
SETE 2005 Program Chair, Professor Peter Lindsay, University of Queensland
at sete2005progchair at itee.uq.edu.au

Please submit expressions of interest from potential sponsors and exhibitors
to the SETE 2005 Conference Chair, Mr Dennis Sommers of Queensland Transport
at Dennis.Z.Sommers at transport.qld.gov.au

Dr. rer. nat. Lars Grunske
Boeing Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 
School of ITEE University of Queensland,
St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
Telephone: +61 7 3365 1648
Webpage: http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/~grunske/

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