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General Donald R. Keith Memorial Capstone Conference


Jefferson Hall

West Point, NY

May 4, 2017 


The General Donald R. Keith Memorial Conference is a student-focused forum for applied research in Systems Engineering, Engineering Management, and Operations Research. 
The conference proceedings are published in coordination with the Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering.  Authors are encouraged to submit contributed papers emphasizing the application of systems analysis and design concepts.  Faculty, industry, and government project advisors are welcome coauthors.
Recommended topics include decision analysis, process modeling and analysis, modeling and simulation, project management, systems design, engineering management,  lean systems, and data modeling.
Register for the Conference HERE 
Important dates are listed below:
Papers/abstracts due:    10 March 2017
Reviews back to authors: 24 March 2017 
 Final papers and abstracts due: 31 March 2017
Conference: 4 May 2017
All abstracts and papers are submitted through Easy Chair here.  Instructions on how to use Easy Chair are below under "Important Documents."
All accepted authors will present at the Capstone in their assigned track. Authors who desire to participate in the paper competition must submit a paper that meets the formatting guidelines in the Keith Paper Template.  For those authors that will not participate in the paper competition, please submit a one page abstract using the Keith Abstract Template.  Both may be found in the links below.
For further information on the conference, please contact:
MAJ Jasmine Motupalli at or (845) 938-3573.

 Important Documents

2017 GDRKMCC Welcome Packet v4
2017 GRKMCC Schedule (as of 20APR2017)
Capstone Conference Brief (as of 7 Feb 2017)
Track Descriptions
Easy Chair Instructions
Capstone Conference Flyer
USMA Map (Capstone Conference)




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