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Alison Conner

Systems Engineer

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Alison M. Conner is a systems engineer at Idaho National Laboratory utilizing advanced systems engineering and project management skills to effectively plan, manage, and conduct multi-disciplined projects. Examples of the variety of work performed in these areas include: Hot Fuel Examination Facility Materials at Risk Tracking System Alternatives Analysis; Strategic Planning and Strategy Map for the INL Integrated Water Technology Team; a Systems Engineering Management Plan for the Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Project; and National Universities Consortium (NUC) Project Management. She holds a master’s in engineering management from University of Idaho and a bachelor’s in engineering science from Montana Tech of the University of Montana.


M.E., Engineering Management - University of Idaho

B.S., Engineering Science - Montana Tech of the University of Montana


​International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE)


Braase, Lori, Alison Conner, Jodi Grgich, Margie Jeffs, and Darcie Martinson, “Using VE to Strategically Plan Our Future,” Value World, Volume 33, Number 1, Spring 2010, pp. 10-19, and INCOSE Paper of the Year 2010.


Braase, Lori, and Alison Conner, “Value Engineering – A Systematic Approach to Strategic Planning,” INCOSE International Symposium Proceedings, July 13, 2010.


Conner, Alison, “Value Engineering: What Is It? and What Can It Do For Me?” INCOSE Snake River Chapter Brown Bag, September 27, 2007.


Braase, Lori, Alison Conner, Darcie Martinson, and Linda Seward, “Value Engineering: A Systematic Approach to Raising the Standard,” RAPA 2006 Leadership Conference, April 7, 2006.


Conner, Alison, “Value Engineering: A Systematic Approach to Improved Performance,” American Society for Training and Development, Eastern Idaho Chapter (ASTD-EIC) Fall Fiesta Conference, October 21, 2005.


Conner, Alison, “Requirements Analysis in the Value Methodology,” Society of American Value Engineers International Conference 2001 Proceedings, May 7, 2001.


Conner, Alison M., James E. Francfort, and Ben N. Rinehart , “Assessing Potential Hydropower Capacity: What’s Feasible for Development?,” Hydro Review, Volume XVIII, Number 3, June 1999, pp. 26-28.


Conner, Alison M., and James E. Francfort, “Identification of Undeveloped Hydropower Resources in the United States, Based on Environmental, Legal, and Institutional Attributes,” Association of State Dam Safety Officials, Dam Safety ’98 Conference Proceedings, October 11, 1998.

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