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General Donald R. Keith Memorial Capstone Conference


Jefferson Hall

West Point, NY

May 3, 2018 


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. 
Important dates are listed below:
Papers/abstracts due:    8 March 2018
Reviews back to authors: 23 March 2018 
 Final papers and abstracts due: 30 March 2018
Conference: 3 May 2018
All abstracts and papers are submitted through Easy Chair here.  Conference details, submission requirements, and instructions on how to use Easy Chair can be found 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:
CPT Matt Beigh at or (845) 938-5661.
Important Documents to be updated, please check back soon for updates:

 Important Documents

2018 GDRKMCC Schedule (as of 27APR18)
Capstone Conference Information Brief (as of 27 April 2018)
Easy Chair Instructions (as of 3 January 2018)
Capstone Conference Flyer (as of 3 January 2018)
2017 GDRKMCC Welcome Packet v4
Track Descriptions
USMA Map (Capstone Conference)




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