Stevens To Host Annual Lockheed Martin Architects Workshop

Conference theme: “Architecting Affordable Solutions for our Customers”

9/20/2010

HOBOKEN, N.J. - Stevens Institute of Technology and Lockheed Martin Corporate Engineering & Technology (CE&T) will host a three-day conference in July focused on creating affordable solutions for customers.

The 3rd Annual Lockheed Martin Architects Workshop will be held at Stevens from July 27-29, 2010. The workshop provides a forum for practicing systems and software architects to discuss current issues in the field of architecture.

The workshop will be structured with general session presentations and parallel workshop sessions on specific topics and educational tutorials. The general session presentations will cover current topics in architecture such the state of architecture certification and qualification, Lockheed Martin initiatives on affordability, and architecture patterns providing a background of current work and a basis for further discussion.

The workshops sessions and tutorials will be focused on key topics in systems and software architecture. Workshop sessions will provide an interactive forum for participants resulting in a work product outcome. Educational tutorials will expand participant knowledge and awareness on current topics and emerging trends.

There are a number of presenters scheduled to address the conference including Jeff Wilcox, Corporate Vice President for Engineering at Lockheed Martin, Dinesh Verma, Dean School of Systems and Enterprises at Stevens and the Honorable Michael C. Wynne, 21st Secretary of the Air Force.

About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870 and celebrating 140 Years of Innovation, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University TM , lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research.  The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.

Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master’s, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts.  Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 undergraduate and 3,700 graduate students with almost 450 faculty. Stevens’ graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world.  Additional information may be obtained at www.stevens.edu and www.stevens.edu/press.