Call for Abstracts - Tracks

Government, Industry, and academia are encouraged to participate. If you wish to form your own panel discussion, we would be glad to facilitate your needs. Please click on the track topics listed below to thoroughly review the requirements of each track, and determine which track the abstract or panel/training proposal best fits. Please be sure to submit abstracts and/or panel/training proposals within the appropriate track using the links on this page. Abstracts and panel/training proposals should be 200-500 words in length. Do not attempt to submit abstracts or panel/training proposals through any other means. Submitted abstracts will be rated based on clarity, value added to the conference, and how well the topic fits within the track. Abstracts should be public releasable and contain no proprietary information. Please note that the conference planning team may determine that an abstract or panel/training proposal best fits in a track other that what was originally selected by the author.

Listed below are the tracks for more detailed information.


  • Obsolescence Management Best Practices and Lessons Learned
  • Proactive planning, process implementation, part monitoring, data analysis, and resolution implementation are all necessary to mitigate the impacts of DMSMS and obsolescence in efforts to reduce negative impacts on schedule, costs, and readiness.
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  • Innovative Obsolescence Management Strategies
  • The goals of a successful DMSMS program are to monitor parts in a proactive environment and provide timely notifications of obsolescence to the customer. However, the overarching process is much more intricate and the complexity of managing a robust DMSMS program is largely underestimated.
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  • New and Innovative Solutions for DMSMS
  • The "New and Innovative Solutions for DMSMS" Technical Track will cover new and evolving technologies and advancements available to DMSMS practitioners' to leverage in implementing DMSMS solutions.
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  • Collaboration as a Key to Success
  • The DMSMS community must collaborate to share experience and knowledge to facilitate successful, cost-effective, and efficient resolutions.
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  • Parts Management
  • The DoD Parts Management Program is an integral part of the acquisition process for design, development, modification and sustainment of weapons systems and equipment.
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  • DMSMS Training for DMSMS Practitioners and Managers
  • DMSMS management is a multi-disciplinary effort. There are many important functions that must be accomplished to discover and resolve DMSMS issues.
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  • Training
  • The committee realizes that the training sessions may require schedule adjustments for time and the training session chair will contact you to obtain your desired agenda and length of time needed to complete the training
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