"Livin' la Vida MOSA!"

January 23 and 24, 2023

Crowne Plaza San Marcos

Chandler, AZ

Past Presentations


The Business and Technology Forum for Critical and Intelligent Embedded Systems

Follow-up Coverage

Interoperability and Innovation with Open Standards: Embedded Tech Trends 2023 by Amelia Dalton, EE Journal,  January 27, 2023

VITA Embedded Tech Trends Returns by Robert Hult, Connector Supplier, February 28, 2023

Navy promotes latest hardware open architecture technical standard, NAVAIR, February 21, 2023.

2023 Presentations

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Monday, January 23, 2023


Market Research Update

Brian Arbuckle
Embedded Market Research

Connectivity Trends in the Data Center

Bob Hult
Bishop & Associates Inc.


The Path Forward for VPX 100G Interoperability and Optimization

Ivan Straznicky

Versatility through FMC+ (VITA 57.4)

Patrick Mechin
  Chronicles From the Book of MOSA – The Journey Continues Ken Grob
Elma Electronic Inc.
  High-Performance I/O Connectivity for Next-Gen Embedded Applications Matthew Burns
Samtec, Inc

High-Density, Rugged Connectors: Smaller Doesn't Mean Less

Billy Rhea


Dreams to Reality

Nigel Forrester
Concurrent Technologies Plc

  Advancing SpaceVPX Interoperability

Wesley Powell
NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD)


Tuesday, January 24, 2023


Rugged System Design Realization

Bill Pilaud
LCR Embedded Systems, Inc.


MOSA, SOSATM, and NO-SA: A Comparison of Chassis Platforms for MIL/Rugged Applications

Justin Moll
Pixus Technologies Inc.


VPX Power: Present and Future

Jerry Hovdestad


Improved Small Form Factor Architectures for Rugged Applications

Bill Ripley
Samtec, Inc


The Value of SOSA™ Beyond the US Military

Mark Littlefield
Elma Electronic Inc.

  How High-Speed Video Is Unlocking Fast and Reliable Connectivity Solutions Mike Walmsley
TE Connectivity

Direct RF Revolutionizes Military EW and Radar Systems

Rodger Hosking
Mercury Systems, Inc.
  Optical communication: Operational applications for 10 to 25 Gbps Patrick Mechin

Enabling Space 2.0: Driving Affordability & Reliability in Space with Mil-Aero COTS

Pratish Shah
Aitech Systems, Inc.

OpenVPX Trends and Updates

Complete tutorial available at VITA.com/Tutorials

Greg Rocco
MIT Lincoln Laboratory

NAVAIR Advances to HOST Standard

LCDR Ryan Camasso &
Sean McCormick