Systems Analysis and Studies (SAS) Panel Office

The mission of the Systems Analysis and Studies Panel is:

  • To conduct studies and analyses of an operational and technological nature, and
  • To promote the exchange and development of methods and tools for operational analysis as applied to defence problems.

Upcoming events


Participation is open to appointed Panel Members and Associate Members. Guests will be invited on behalf of the SAS Panel Chair.

Meeting attendees are kindly requested to (create an account and) register no later than 27 March 2019 at 17:00 (CET). Please also indicate during registration interest in the social events and other arrangements.

The Read Ahead package and the draft Agenda will be send 14 days prior to the meeting. All meeting documents will be uploaded to the SAS Panel Science Connect space 7 days prior to the meeting or as soon as possible.

The General Information Package is available at this meeting announcement after your registration is validated and when logged in. This package contains all information to make travel arrangements and benefit from negotiated hotel rates. Blocked rooms will be released on 09 March 2019.








Tuesday, 09. April 2019 until Friday, 12. April 2019 08:00 - 12:00



HQ Supreme Allied Command Transformation (HQ SACT) and Science and Technology Organization (STO) cordially invite the submission of abstracts for papers to be presented at the 13th NATO Operations Research and Analysis (OR&A) Conference to be held in Ottawa, Canada, on 7-8 October 2019. The Conference is open to representatives from all NATO Nations, NATO Organizations, STO Enhanced Opportunity Partners (Australia, Finland and Sweden) and Partnership for Peace nations.

The 2019 theme is "Challenges for NATO OR&A in a Changing Global Security Environment". The conference will kick off with a number of keynote addresses and proceed through various streams. The Programme Committee welcomes papers that address the conference theme from different perspectives. Papers describing emerging techniques and approaches as well as case studies of analysis undertaken are equally welcome.

As part of the continuous development of the NATO OR&A Community of Interest, the OR&A Conference will bring together analysts from NATO commands and agencies, national defence analysis and research organisations, centres of excellence, academia, and industry to experience an exciting program with plenty of opportunities for discussion and debate.

Please submit a short abstract to Science and Technology Organization (STO), attn Mr Jeroen Groenevelt - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +33 1 5561 22 77, with copy to HQ Supreme Allied Command Transformation (HQ SACT), attn.: LTC Vaughn Delong - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +1 757-747-3276 not later than 01 June 2019. To have the widest distribution possible, presented material should preferably be releasable to the public, but not exceed classification NATO UNCLASSIFIED.

The conference will run for two full days starting on Monday 07 October 2019 at 0800 and ending at 1730 on Tuesday 08 October 2019.

Registration for this event will open in July 2019


Monday, 07. October 2019 until Tuesday, 08. October 2019 08:00 - 17:30