2022 STAMP Workshop Program

2022 MIT STAMP Workshop Dates: June 6-10, 2022
Time: 11am-2pm EDT each day
Where: Virtual--join from anywhere
Cost: Free!
Quick links:
- What is the MIT STAMP Workshop?
- 2022 STAMP Workshop General Info
- 2022 STAMP Workshop Registration
- 2022 STAMP Workshop Program & Presentations
- 2022 STAMP Workshop FAQ


Most of the tutorials are already recorded and can be viewed at any time. The tutorials introduce the basic concepts behind STAMP, STPA, and CAST so that newcomers can follow the presentations throughout the workshop.

Note that the tutorials and the workshop are not training classes.

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Workshop Schedule

The workshop will be held virtually from 11am-2pm ET each day on June 6-10, 2022. When you register, you will receive a link to attend.

All times below are Boston Time (ET).

Regular Presentation
Lightning Talk

Monday, June 6

11:00-11:20  Welcome and New Developments in STAMP/STPA/CAST

11:20-11:40  Scaling STPA at Google
Tim Falzone (Google)
11:40-12:00  SAE J-3187 STPA Recommended Practices - Update
Mark A Vernacchia (General Motors Company)

12:00-12:20  A Systemic Approach to Aircraft System Supportability
Carina Carla Aparecida Felipe da Silva (EMBRAER), Claudio Medrado Filho (EMBRAER), Alexandre Magno Pinto (EMBRAER)

12:20-12:35  Open Discussion

12:35-12:40  ICAO Safety Management Panel and the need for improved safety risk management methodology and tools
João Garcia (Vice-Chair of SMP at ICAO), Bongi Mtlokwa (Chair of SMP at ICAO)

12:40-12:50  Operationalizing Positive Culture in Aerospace Manufacturing Using CAST, Systems Engineering Principles and Human Factors Methods
Jess Reid (Boeing), Liisa Hammer (Boeing)

12:50-13:10  System-Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) Evaluation of Boeing's Automated Test Maneuvers (ATM) System
Darren McDonald (Boeing), Shannon Clark (Boeing), Jordan Stringfield (Boeing), Dulnath Wijayratne (Boeing)

13:10-13:20  A Top-Down, Safety-Driven Approach to Architecture Development for Complex Systems
Justin Poh (MIT)

13:20-14:00  Open Discussion

Tuesday, June 7

11:00-11:05  Workshop Overview

11:10-11:30  Lessons Learned from STPA applications
Meaghan ONeil (System Design and Strategy Ltd)

11:30-11:50  Applying CAST to Analyze an Incident in Radiation Therapy
Natalia Silvis-Cividjian (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

11:50-12:10  Clinical Governance Hazard Analysis; Using STAMP to Detect Knowledge Flow Hazards in a Major Health Care Organisation.
Wallace Grimmett (MATER Health)

12:10-12:30  Open Discussion

12:30-12:50  Safety in Hospital Medication Administration Applying STAMP Processes
Elizabeth White Baker (Virginia Commonwealth University)
12:50-13:10  Applying CAST to healthcare investigations: does it add more?
Nick Woodier (Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch), Helen Jones (Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch), Matt Wain (Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch)

13:10-13:30  Introducing STPA to Interventional Radiology within a Large Hospital
Patrick Samedy (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), Bae Chu (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), Michael Bellamy (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), Jasmine Ghorbani (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), Darby O'Keefe (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), Melissa Marquez (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

13:30-14:00  Open Discussion

Wednesday, June 8

11:00-11:05  Workshop Overview

11:10-11:20  Using STPA to assure a safe operation of autonomous mobile robots in public spaces
Danilo da Costa Ribeiro (Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG.), Tim Brockmeyer (Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG.), Martin Griesser (Ph.D.) (Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG.)

11:20-11:40  STPA for Autonomous Vehicles Functions
Anas Shahzad (Volvo Cars), Mona Noori (Volvo Cars), Ali Nouri (Volvo Cars)

11:40-12:00  STPA and Autonomy : Friends or foes ? A case study analysis
Laure Buysse (KU Leuven), Manie Conradie (Sirris), Dries Vanoost (KU Leuven), Davy Pissoort (KU Leuven)

12:00-14:00  Open Discussion

Thursday, June 9

11:00-11:05  Workshop Overview

11:10-11:20  Use of STPA for analyzing information gaps in distributed autonomous systems
Tom McDermott (Stevens Institute of Technology), Dennis Folds (Lowell Scientific Enterprises)
11:20-11:30  Application of STPA-Sec in military systems
Gabriel Luis de Oliveira (AEL Sistemas), Amanda Iriarte Quilici (AEL Sistemas)

11:30-11:50  Use of the STPA Technique in the Requirements Definition of a Drone Power Generation System
Paulo Mendes (Xmobots), Marcelo Sousa (UNIFEI)

11:50-12:00  A Structured and Comprehensive Air Vehicle Risk Assessment
Laurence H Mutuel (Bell Textron)

12:00-14:00  Open Discussion

Friday, June 10

11:00-11:05  Workshop Overview

11:10-11:20  Offshore Oil Wells Integrity: Subsea Christmas Tree Analysis Using System-Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA)
Lucas Ribeiro de Almeida (University of São Paulo), Marco Aurélio Pestana (University of São Paulo), Joaquim Rocha dos Santos (University of São Paulo), Marcelo Ramos Martins (University of São Paulo)

11:20-11:40  STPA for Passenger Ship Safety Analysis in Bangladesh
Md Imran Uddin (Accident Research Institute (ARI), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)), Dr. Zobair Ibn Awal (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET))

11:40-12:00  Using CAST for additional risk detection in boiler explosions in Brazil
Renan Guimarães Landi (University of São Paulo), Carlos Lahoz (Aeronautics Institute of Technology), Uiara Montedo (University of São Paulo)

12:00-12:20  Open Discussion

12:20-12:40  A systems theoretic process analysis (STPA) approach for analyzing the governance structure of fecal sludge management in Japan
Nikhil Bugalia (Indian Institute of Technology Madras)

12:40-13:00  STPA & Assumption-based indicators applied to teams
Arthur Kelderman (Sunbytes)

13:00-14:00  Open Discussion

Optional Small Sessions

Smaller sessions for specific industries will be held the week of June 13. Exercise sessions will walk through an example in an interactive format. These are not training classes, but they will help provide an introduction using a simple example.

Recorded tutorials are available to watch anytime.

Sign up is available for the small exercise sessions:

Birds of a Feather sessions will provide a chance for people in the same industry to introduce themselves and hold open discussions. Invites have been sent for the Birds of a Feather sessions based on registration info.

Monday, June 13

11:00-12:30  Automotive Exercise (STPA)
John Thomas, Justin Poh, and Michael Schmid

13:00-14:30  Automotive Birds of a Feather Session
Justin Poh & Michael Schmid

18:00-19:30  Healthcare Birds of a Feather Session
Elizabeth Baker & Lawrence Wong

Tuesday, June 14

11:00-12:30  Space Exercise (STPA)
Justin Poh & Alex Hillman

18:00-19:30  Healthcare Exercise (CAST)
Lawrence Wong

Wednesday, June 15

10:00-11:30  Heathcare Exercise (STPA)
Elizabeth Baker

12:00-13:30  Identifying Hazards
Nancy Leveson

18:00-19:30  Heathcare Exercise (STPA)
Elizabeth Baker

Thursday, June 16

10:00-11:30  Healthcare and Workplace Safety Exercise (CAST)
Nancy Leveson

12:00-13:30  Workplace Safety Exercise (STPA)
Nancy Leveson
This session has been canceled

Friday, June 17

11:00-12:30  Aviation Exercise (STPA)
Andrew Kopeikin

13:00-14:30  Aviation Regulators Birds of a Feather Session
John Thomas

Thursday, June 23

18:00-19:30  Security Exercise (STPA-Sec)
Bill Young

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