* 1. How do you measure "good" systems engineering?

* 2. How do you grow/make good systems engineers?

* 3. What is THE most important task of the systems engineer?

* 4. What role does the systems engineer play in setting and managing tech performance measures?

* 5. What is the biggest gap in current methods of developing and managing requirements?

* 6. What is the biggest gap/deficiency in systems engineering tools today?

* 7. What is the role of quality assurance as it pertains to systems engineering?

* 8. What strategic investments need to be made in new methodologies and tools to improve "state-of-the-art" in systems engineering?

* 9. What is needed to enable systems engineering reuse beyond "cut and paste" methods of today?