Paper Submission

Abstract submissions have now closed

30-apr-2018 to 2-may-2018

International Convention Centre Sydney, Australia

A Conference of the Systems Engineering Society of Australia* (SESA) and the Southern Cross Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA)

* SESA is the Australian affiliated chapter of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) and a technical society of Engineers Australia

The Conference program will include a combination of keynote speakers, plenary sessions, panels, papers, tutorials, workshops, and trade exhibition. Papers from all themes are welcomed; however for 2018 we are particularly interested in the theme of: Unlocking the Future through Systems Engineering


Stream One:

Building & Sustaining Smarter Societies

  • Transportation & Automotive
  • Environment & Sustainable Technologies
  • Automation & Smart Cities
  • Information & Telecommunications
  • Infrastructure & Energy
  • Healthcare, Informatics & Analytics
Stream Two:

Test & Evaluation

  • Verification & Validation
  • Integration
  • Continuous Engineering



Stream Three:

Defence & Aerospace

  • System-of-Systems
  • Project Management & Systems Engineering
  • Model-based Concept Design


Stream Four:

Emerging Technologies

  • Autonomous Systems & Cooperative Systems
  • Intelligent Systems & Complex Systems
  • Cyber Systems
  • Robotics

Refereed Papers
Refereed papers are invited for oral presentations relating to all aspects of systems thinking, systems practice, systems engineering, and test and evaluation.

Non-refereed Presentations
Non-refereed presentations are less formal than refereed presentations and are reviewed by the Conference Technical Committee for inclusion in the program, but are not subject to the peer-review process for refereed papers.

Australian Systems Engineering Workshop (ASEW2017)

ASEW is held before abstracts are due allowing concepts and ideas for SETE to be workshopped at ASEW.

Key Dates:

11 Sep 2017 Call for one page abstracts (Refereed & non-refereed)

30 Oct 2017 Australian Systems Engineering Workshop (ASEW2017)

25 Dec 2017 One-page abstracts deadline (Panels, Tutorials, Industry Presentations & Papers for Peer Review)

12 Jan 2018 Selected full papers requested

12 Jan 2018 Early-bird registrations open

29 Jan 2018 Full paper for review submission deadline

28 Feb 2018 Author notification of acceptance (Refereed & non-refereed)

5 Mar 2018 Author registrations close

12 Mar 2018 Early-bird registrations close

12 Mar 2018 Final full papers for proceedings due

30 Apr 2018 Conference starts

Please note that all persons planning to attend the Conference must register, including invited Paper Givers, Abstract Presenters and Chairpersons.