***  International Users’ Conference 2020 – POSTPONED  ***

Due to concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the safety of all attending, Phoenix Integration has decided to postpone its’ 2020 International Users’ Conference, scheduled for May 12-14, 2020, at the Historic Inns of Annapolis in Annapolis, MD, USA. We believe this decision is the only responsible action to take to protect our user community, employees, and partners, as well as their families and communities.

The conference will be moved to September 22-24, 2020, and remain at the Historic Inns of Annapolis in Annapolis, MD, USA. Please stay tuned to Phoenix email blast for additional information regarding this event.

We appreciate your interest and continued support and sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused and wish you and your families, continued health and safety.

For those who have already registered for the conference and/or training sessions, and have paid the associated fees, we will contact you individually to determine the appropriate action.

The Phoenix Event Team

2020 International Users’ Conference, Annapolis MD | USA

September 22, 2020 – September 24, 2020

Historic Inns of Annapolis
58 State Circle
Annapolis MD 21401 USA


540.961.7215 x:333


ModelCenter: The Framework for Model Based Engineering

Phoenix Integration is hosting its 2020 International Users’ Conference in September, bringing together its international community of users and partners across multiple industries to explore some of today’s most critical issues within the field of Model Based Engineering.


  • Model Based Engineering (MBE)
  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Software Automation and Integration
  • Distributed Engineering
  • Design Exploration & Optimization


There will be 2 TRAINING TRACKS offered on Day 3.  Please make your selection when registering online.

  • TRACK #1:  New ModelCenter Features and Best Practices
    Introduction to the new and exciting features in ModelCenter, including new design exploration capabilities. Also learn the latest best practices to help you get the most value out of ModelCenter.

    • Hands-on exercises with ModelCenter new features
    • Lectures by industry experts on using ModelCenter more effectively
    • Learn specific best practices for creating and distributing ModelCenter workflows
  • TRACK #2:  Introduction to Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and ModelCenter MBSE
    In this hands-on course, you will learn how to:

    • Connect systems models directly to ModelCenter workflows
    • Perform requirements compliance analysis
    • Perform trade studies from within ModelCenter MBSE


Learn about Model Based Engineering (MBE) and Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) from industry and government experts and practitioners. Network with your peers from across the globe to enhance your knowledge of the latest issues and trends in MBE. Choose from over 30 technical presentations and panel sessions, and attend one of two hands-on training sessions.

Industry and Government Experts will include:

  • Timothy Barnard, Chief Technology Officer at NAVSEA
  • Chris Delp, Manager Systems and Software Environment at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Jaime Guerrero, SE Transformation Director at NAVAIR
  • Atsushi Tsubouchi, Chief Engineer at Honda R&D Co., Ltd., Tochigi, Japan
  • Sanford Friedenthal, MBE Consultant at SAF Consulting
  • Ralf Hartmann, Vice President Digital Design, Manufacturing Services at Airbus Defence and Space
  • Ray Kolonay, Principal Aerospace Engineer at Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Michael Vinarcik, Chief Solutions Architect, SAIC and Adjunct Professor, University of Detroit Mercy
  • Philomena Zimmerman, Deputy Director, Engineering Tools and Environments at Office of Secretary of Defense


Engineers, Analysts, Designers and Managers with an interest in:

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Model Based Engineering (MBE)
  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Multi-Disciplinary Analysis and Optimization (MDAO)


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