2011 Symposium Proceedings

2011 Symposium Proceedings

ONLINE PROCEEDINGS and PRESENTATIONS from the 2011 ITEA Annual Symposium








Program Office Perspective on T&E


Real Integrated Testing

  • Moderator – Mr. David W. Duma, Principal Deputy Director, Operational Test and Evaluation
  • Mr. Stephen Cricchi, Director, Integrated Systems Evaluation, Experimentation and Test Department (ISEET), NAVAIR Group
  • Captain Dr. Keith Joiner, Director General T&E, Australian Defence T&E Office
  • Maj. Gen. David J. Eichhorn, Commander, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center
  • Mr. Dave Conrad, Missile Defense Agency


Emerging Technology Acquisition and T&E

  • Moderator – Dr. Charles Watt, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Scientific Research Corp.
  • Mr. Derrick Hinton, Principal Deputy Director, Test Resource Management Center – “TRMC Perspective on Emerging Technology”
  • Mr. Skip Tornquist, Threat Systems Management Office – “Cyber Threat T&E”
  • Mr. David Last, Ph.D. Candidate, Auburn University – “Cyber Security Multiple Node ID Scanning Technology”
  • Dr. Jill Gemmill, Executive Director, Cyberinfrastructure Technology Integration, Clemson University – “Clemson HPC and Cloud Computing”


Role of T&E in Rapid Acquisition

  • Moderator – Mr. Brian Simmons, Technical Director, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command
  • Mr. Igor Alonso Portillo, Director, Strategy Test and Analysis Centre, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Mr. Mark Borkowski, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Technology Innovation and Acquisition, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Douglas K. Wiltsie, Acting Program Executive Officer, Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors
  • Mr. Earl C. Wyatt, Director, Rapid Fielding, Office of the Director, Defense, Research & Development


Improving the Current and Future T&E Workforce

  • Moderator – Mr. Edward R. Greer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Developmental Test and Evaluation and Director, Test Resource Management Center
  • Ms. Leslie D. Taylor, Director, Flight Test Engineering, Naval Air Systems Command
  • Dr. Paul A. Alfieri, Performance Learning Director for T&E, Defense Acquisition University
  • Mr. Stan Nowakowski, University of South Australia, Defence and Systems Institute
  • Mr. Jay Weaver, LTCol USAF (Ret’d), Director of Professional Development, ITEA







  • Reliability Growth Planning, Tracking, and Projection: Methodology and Examples
  • Combinatorial Testing with Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Testing 1-2-3: The Fundamentals of T&E
  • Mission-Based T&E Strategy: Case Study Tutorial
  • T&E of Cyber Systems
  • Using TENA and JMETC to Enable