Appendix A

Agenda

Workshop on
Harnessing Operational Systems Engineering to Support Peacebuilding

A National Academy of Engineering/US Institute of Peace Workshop
November 20, 2012
The Keck Center of the National Academies
Room 101, 500 Fifth Street NW
Washington, DC

8:15

Welcome and Introductions

W. Peter Cherry, Independent Consultant, SAIC (ret.)

Samuel Worthington, President and CEO, InterAction

SESSION I: BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW

8:30

Understanding Peacebuilding: Three Perspectives

Moderator:   Sam Worthington

 
 

Presenters:

Beth Cole, Director, Office of Civilian-Military Cooperation, USAID

Kirby Reiling, Conflict Specialist, USAID

Sharon Morris, Director of Youth & Conflict Management, Mercy Corps

 
9:30

Understanding Operational Systems Engineering in Action

Moderator:   Peter Cherry

Presenter: William Rouse, Alexander Humphreys Chair of Economics and Engineering, School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology



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Appendix A Agenda Workshop on Harnessing Operational Systems Engineering to Support Peacebuilding A National Academy of Engineering/US Institute of Peace Workshop November 20, 2012 The Keck Center of the National Academies Room 101, 500 Fifth Street NW Washington, DC 8:15 Welcome and Introductions W. Peter Cherry, Independent Consultant, SAIC (ret.) Samuel Worthington, President and CEO, InterAction Session I: background and overview 8:30 Understanding Peacebuilding: Three Perspectives Moderator: Sam Worthington Presenters: Beth Cole, Director, Office of Civilian-Military Cooperation, USAID Kirby Reiling, Conflict Specialist, USAID Sharon Morris, Director of Youth & Conflict Management,   Mercy Corps 9:30 Understanding Operational Systems Engineering in Action Moderator: Peter Cherry Presenter:  William Rouse, Alexander Humphreys Chair of Economics and Engineering, School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology 59

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60 HARNESSING OPERATIONAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING Discussant: Robert Ricigliano, Director, Institute of World Affairs, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee 10:15 BREAK 10:30 Identifying Peacebuilding Challenges for OSE Approaches in Kenya, South Sudan, and Haiti Moderator: Sam Worthington Case Study Presenters: Kenya—Scaling Nonviolent Elections Presenter: Dorina Bekoe, Research Staff Member, Africa Program,   Institute for Defense Analysis South Sudan—Enhancing Food Security Presenter: Timothy McRae, Food for Peace, USAID Haiti—Mitigating and Preventing Violence in Haiti’s IDP Camps Presenter: Robert M. Perito, Director, Security Sector   Governance Center, USIP Session II: working groups formulate Analysis Plans for identified PEacebuilding SystemS analysis issues 11:45 Review Target Systems Analysis Issues for the Working Groups and Guidance Peter Cherry 12:45 Working Groups Session Working Group A: Scaling Nonviolent Elections in Kenya   Chair: John Birge, Jerry W. and Carol Lee Levin Professor of Operations Management at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Working Group B: Enhancing Food Security in South Sudan  Chair: Stephen M. Robinson, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin–Madison

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APPENDIX A 61 Working Group C: Mitigating and Preventing Violence in Haiti’s IDP Camps   Chair: Alfred Blumstein, University Professor and J. Erik Jonsson Professor of Urban Systems and Operations Research, Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University 3:00 BREAK Session III:  Report out of working group discussions 3:15 Working Group Reports and Discussion Moderator: Sam Worthington Session IV:  Issues, opportunities, and potential next steps 4:15 Lessons Learned and Paths Forward Peter Cherry 5:30 Adjourn

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