Staff from Charles River Analytics, developer of intelligent systems solutions, discussed recent research and developments in human systems at the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) 2016 Human Systems Conference. The keynote was delivered by Dr. Greg Zacharias, Chief Scientist of the US Air Force and former President of Charles River Analytics, on this year’s theme, Valuing Human Systems R&D: Enhancing Capabilities, Reducing Cost. The conference took place February 9-10, 2016, at the Waterford at Springfield Hotel in Springfield, Virginia.
Dr. Martin Voshell, Senior Scientist at Charles River, discussed HSI R&D Challenges to Optimize Readiness and Reduce Costs at Strategic, Operational and Tactical Levels: Industry Perspective, on the panel chaired by Dr. Jared Freeman, Chief Scientist at Aptima, Inc. Other panelists were Dr. Kay Stanney, C.H.F.P., President and Founder, Design Interactive, Inc., and Dr. Dylan Schmorrow, Chief Scientist, Soar Technology, Inc. Dr. Voshell presented his work on Interface Design Patterns in Cognitive Work and Coordinated Activity for Effective Human System Integration.
Dr. Corey Lofdahl, Senior Scientist at Charles River, discussed Designing Future Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination Support Systems Using Simulation.
More information on the conference is at available at the NDIA website.