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International System Safety Conferences (ISSC)

Presentations at Tennessee Valley Chapter Meetings (reverse chronologicial order)

  • May 16, 2022; Software Safety - What is it?; Michael Grant, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.; Slides
  • January 22, 2020; Deos Real-Time Operating System for Mission/Safety-Critical Software Systems; Theresa Rickman & Gary Gilliland, DDC-I Inc.; Slides
  • October 23, 2019; Model-Based Functional Safety for Complex Software intensive Systems; Barry Hendrix, A-P-T Research, Inc; Slides
  • January 16, 2019; System Safety and Quality Assurance: Important Partners in Program Success; John Livingston; Slides
  • September 11, 2018; Addressing Uniqueness and Unison of Reliability and Safety for Better Integration; Fayssal M. Safie, PhD, , A-P-T Research, Inc; Slides
  • April 18, 2018; Safety in Search and Rescue; Melissa Waters, Huntsville Search Dog Unit; Slides
  • November 15, 2017; NASA Modeling and Simulation - Verification, Validation & Accreditation; Kelly Barber, Dynamic Concepts Inc.; Slides
  • July 19, 2017; Risk Management for Safety Engineering; Tom Pfitzer and Tom DeLong, A-P-T Research, Inc.; Slides
  • June 21, 2017; Safety in Building and Racing Greenpower Cars; Drew Sparks, Greenpower Lead Teacher, Huntsville City Schools; Slides
  • October 19, 2016; Challenges of Applying Conventional Software System Safety to Agile Software Development Programs; Melissa Emery, A-P-T Research; Dave West, Science Applications International Corporation; Slides; Paper
  • September 21, 2016; The Business Case for Using a Numbered Logarithmic Risk Severity Scale; Don Swallom, US Army Aviation and Missile Command; Slides; Paper
  • July 20, 2016; Introduction to the RSESC Complex Systems Integration Lab; David Arterburn, Director, Rotorcraft Systems Engineering and Simulation Center (RSESC), University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH); Slides
  • May 18, 2016; Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) Familiarization (Aug 16, 2018 update); Charles Fulks, Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation; Slides
  • April 20, 2016; Universal Risk Scales; Tom Pfitzer, Founder and President, A-P-T Research; Slides
  • March 16, 2016; F-35 Aircraft Software System Safety; Josh McNeil and LaToya Eggleston, US Army AMRDEC Software Engineering Directorate (SED); Slides
  • October 21, 2015; Model-based System Safety Overview; Barry Hendrix, A-P-T Research; Slides
  • July 15, 2015; How Do You Do Safety for Mil-Vilian Rotorcraft?; Steve Hosner, A-P-T Research, Inc.; Slides
  • June 24, 2015; Nine Ideas for Our Discipline; Tom Pfitzer, Founder and President, A-P-T Research; Slides
  • March 18, 2015; System Safety Using Ten Hundred Words; Don Swallom, AMCOM Safety Office; Slides; Paper
  • November 19, 2014; Safety Case Approach and Other Pressing Issues, The ; Dave West, SAIC; Slides
  • October 22, 2014; Safety Assessment Report Workshop; Chris Trumble, AMCOM Safety Office; Slides; Template; Audit Tool;
  • July 23, 2014; System and Software Safety Challenges for Widespread Acceptance of Driverless Vehicles; Greg Turgeon, GT Software Services; Paper
  • February 19, 2014; Safety: Areas of concern (More things to think about?); David Schultz, QinetiQ North America; Slides
  • December 11, 2013; Safety is not an Option - Sikorsky's Aviation Safety Equipment List (ASEL) Process; Clifford Parizo and Brandon Daugherty, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation; Slides
  • October 23, 2013; Safety Risk Estimation for Software; Josh McNeil, U.S. Army, and Melissa Emery, A-P-T Research; Slides; Paper
  • September 1, 2013; What would Pascal think of the Practice of System Safety?; Tom Pfitzer, Founder and President, A-P-T Research; Slides; Paper
  • July 15, 2013; Will the Real System Safety Solution Please Stand Up; Barry Hendrix, A-P-T Research; Slides
  • May 15, 2013; Understanding and Applying Total System Risk Summing (As Outlined in the Risk Summing Guidebook) (Link to paper); Bill Edmonds, Pat Clemens, Tom Pfitzer, Bob Baker, Melissa Emery; Slides; Paper
  • March 20, 2013; Selling Safety; Steve Hosner and David Schultz, QinetiQ North America; Slides
  • February 20, 2013; Software System Safety, Software Criticality, and Software Hazard Control Categories for Information Systems; Mike Pessoney, A-P-T Research; Slides; Paper
  • January 16, 2013; Relevancy of Technical Societies; Roger Eidsaune, Vice President, Huntsville Association of Technical Societies (HATS); Slides
  • November 14, 2012; Help Wanted: Military Rotorcraft System Safety Engineering Academic Program Designers!; Steve Hosner, A-P-T Research, Inc.; Slides
  • October 17, 2012; Aviation Safety Management System (SMS) and Its Relevance to System Safety Engineering, The ; Chris Trumble, AMCOM Safety Office; Slides; Paper
  • January 18, 2012; Use (and Misuse) of System Safety Terms; Don Swallom, AMCOM Safety Office; Slides
  • July 20, 2011; Mathematical Techniques to Improve the Utility of a Hazard Risk Matrix; Don Swallom, AMCOM Safety Office; Slides; Paper; 2020 Tutorial

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