ADSA17

Systems Engineering of Aviation Security Systems

The Seventeenth Advanced Development for Security Applications Workshop (ADSA17) was held on October 17-18, 2017 at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. The title of this workshop was, “Systems Engineering of Aviation Security Systems.”

The ADSA workshops are convened by the DHS Center of Excellence (COE) for Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT).

These workshops are by invitation only. 

Workshop Information

Agenda: View the workshop agenda here.

The presentations from the ADSA17 Workshop are now available at the following link: https://myfiles.neu.edu/groups/ALERT/strategic_studies/ADSA17_Presentations.

Specific topics that were addressed included:

  • Requirement specifications for systems and subsystems
  • Metadata – acquisition and use
  • Risk – assessment, management and use
  • Deterrence and hardening
  • Layered security

In addition, there were presentations on the following topics:

  • Emerging technologies (sensors and algorithms)
  • Aviation cargo inspection
  • Customs, borders, Coastguard and other venues
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Behavior detection
  • Deep learning

The final reports for all previous ADSA workshops can be found at: https://myfiles.neu.edu/groups/ALERT/strategic_studies.

 

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