A scientific study of the problems of digital engineering for space flight systems,
with a view to their practical solution.

2001 MAPLD International Conference

Invited Speakers

Kossiakoff Conference Center
The Johns Hopkins University - Applied Physics Laboratory
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, Maryland 20723-6099

September 11-13, 2001

Lt. General Paul J. Kern
United States Army
Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command (nominated)
Military Deputy/Director, Army Acquisition Corps, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology)
Advanced Technologies in Military Applications

Dr. David A. Bearden
The Aerospace Corporation
When is A Satellite Mission Too Fast and Too Cheap?

Dr. Roger D. Launius
Chief Historian
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Dr. C. Dianne Martin
Computer Science Department
The George Washington University
Invited Ethics Talk
Recipe for Disaster: Engineering without Ethics

Arthur F. Obenschain
Director, Applied Engineering & Technology Directorate
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Dr. James E. Tomayko
Carnegie Mellon University
Invited History Talk
From Sequencers to Processors on Early U.S. Spacecraft

Dr. Don Bouldin
University of Tennessee
Platform System-on-Chip Design

Dr. Steve Guccione
Xilinx Corporation
FPGAs for Fault Tolerant Circuits

Eric Sundberg
National Reconnaissance Office
AIAA Invited Speaker
NextGen - a New Way of Doing Business

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