Call for Abstracts - Tracks

Government, Industry, and academia are encouraged to participate. If you wish to form your own panel discussion, we would be glad to facilitate your needs. Please 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. Please be sure to submit abstracts and/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. 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 Symposium, and how well the topic fits within the track. Abstracts should be public releasable and contain no proprietary information. Please note that the Symposium 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.

Listed below are the tracks for more detailed information.

Parts Management

Acquisition environment is characterized by rapid design evolution and accelerated acquisition timelines, increased use of commercial parts, offshore manufacturing of parts, DMSMS issues, counterfeit parts in the supply chain ...

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Counterfeit Parts and Materials Prevention and Detection

Counterfeiters have started to introduce very sophisticated counterfeit parts within the EEE domain such that these parts cannot be readily verified to be authentic or not.

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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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Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM)

This track will provide the audience with an array of Supply Chain Risk Management topics that address the need for awareness on where parts are coming from and the impacts to the Supply chain ...

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Intellectual Property Rights and Technical Data Management

Intellectual property (IP) and technical data management (TDM) encompass the technical information known about items in a platform/system and the rights with respect to how that information may be used.

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Cyber Physical Systems Security, Hardware and Software Assurance

Threats, vulnerabilities, and weaknesses in hardware and software will alter how the Parts Management and DMSMS community will fundamentally perform their jobs to address the growing threat on cyber security...

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Additive Manufacturing

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

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Poster Session

Poster sessions provide an opportunity to share research in a forum other than a workshop setting.

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The PMMC committee will be offering a full day of training courses for all attendees. If you have an effective training course that meets a demand in PMMC...

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Critical Deadlines

Abstract Submission Sep 30
Abstract Notification Oct 31
Final Presentation Submitted Jan 30