February 1, 2017 Abstract and optional full paper submission begins
March 13, 2017 Exhibit & Supporter registration opens
May 15, 2017 Abstract and optional extended abstract submission ends
June 5, 2017 Acceptance notifications sent
July 24, 2017 Submit final abstracts and presenter biographies
August 28, 2017 Submit final presentations and optional full papers

Conference Organization

General Co-Chairs: Paul Croll, PR Croll LLC
D. Richard Kuhn, NIST

The STC Organizing Committee is the permanent steering committee for the Conference. It selects each year's conference theme, provides the list of suggested topic areas for abstract submission, and makes the final program selections based upon reviewer scoring results.

Organizing Committee Members:

  • Irena Bojanova, NIST
  • Paul Croll, PR Croll LLC (General Chair)
  • Dick Fairley, Software and Systems Engineering Associates
  • Gary Hafen, Lockheed Martin (retired)
  • Chavonne Hoyle, CMMI Institute
  • Joe Jarzombek, Synopsys
  • Cheryl L. Jones, U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC)
  • D. Richard Kuhn, NIST (General Co-Chair)
  • Cheryl McIntyre, Lockheed Martin
  • Diane Miller, Northrop Grumman
  • Cynthia L. Molin, Raytheon
  • Michele Moss, BAH
  • Ken Nidiffer, SEI
  • Shawn Rahmani, Boeing
  • Garry Roedler, Lockheed Martin
  • Rick Selby, Northrop Grumman
  • Rich Turner, Stevens Institute
  • Charlene "Chuck" Walrad, Davenport Consulting
  • Paul E. Black, NIST (Local Organization Chair)

DoD Liaison to the Organizing Committee:

  • Parker Bauer, Air Force STSC, Hill AFB

Program Committee Members:

  • Saeid Abolfazli, YTL Communications and Xchanging
  • Darryl Ahner, Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Renee Bryce, University of North Texas
  • Fred de Vaulx, Prometheus Computing
  • Anandi Hira, University of Southern California
  • Rick Kuhn, NIST
  • Bret Michael, Naval Postgraduate School
  • Eduardo Miranda, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Cindy Molin, Raytheon
  • Adam Porter, University of Maryland and Fraunhofer Institute
  • M S Raunak, Loyola University
  • Sreedevi Sampath, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Tim Weil, Scram Systems
  • Yan Wu, Bowling Green State University
2017 Sponsors: IEEE and IEEE Computer Society