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Proceedings of the 10th Model-Based Enterprise Summit (MBE 2019)



Thomas D. Hedberg Jr., Mark G. Carlisle


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted the tenth installment of the Model-Based Enterprise Summit (MBE 2019) on April 2-4, 2019 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The MBE Summit grew 114 percent over the past five MBE Summits. This continues speaks to the growing interest of MBE within the community and the importance of the Summit output. The goal of the MBE Summit is to identify challenges, research, implementation issues, and lessons learned in design, manufacturing, quality assurance, and sustainment of products and processes where a digital three-dimensional (3D) model of the product serves as the authoritative information source for all activities in a product's lifecycle. The theme of MBE 2019 was "Democratizing the Implementation of MBE". The model-based community moved beyond the question of "why is MBE important?" to "how do we deploy MBE?". The tenth MBE Summit was focused on highlighting the long history of MBE and real-world implementations of MBE in practice. Academia, government, and industry practitioners submitted papers on topics related to this year's theme using the following tracks: 1) Systems Engineering and Lifecycle Management; 2) Design; 3) Manufacturing; 4) Quality and Inspection; and 5) Operations, Logistics, and Sustainment. This volume contains the papers presented at MBE 2019. There were 58 submissions. Each submission was reviewed by experts and decided upon by the program committee. The committee decided to accept 30 papers. The MBE 2019 program also included five invited talks and three panels.
Advanced Manufacturing Series (NIST AMS) - 100-24
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model-based enterprise, systems engineering, design, manufacturing, digital transformation


Hedberg, T. and Carlisle, M. (2019), Proceedings of the 10th Model-Based Enterprise Summit (MBE 2019), Advanced Manufacturing Series (NIST AMS), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed July 21, 2024)


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Created July 2, 2019, Updated March 22, 2020