30th International Test and Evaluation Symposium Proceedings (2013)

30th International Test and Evaluation Symposium Proceedings (2013)



Panel 1 – T&E Standards Panel

    • Moderator: Mr. Gary Carter, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
    • Panelists:
      • Ms. Audrey Chang, Sr. Director, Development Services, BioReliance Corporation
      • Mr. Peter Chiaro, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO)
      • Mr. John Frederick, Manager, V&V Strategies and Practices Branch – ANG-E72, FAA NextGen and Operations Planning Services, William J. Hughes Technical Center, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Panel 2 – Cyber T&E Practitioners Panel

    • Moderator:  Mr. Chip Ferguson, Deputy Director, Interoperability and Cyber Test Capability, Test Resource Management Center and the Program Manager for TRMC’s Joint Mission Environment Test Capability (JMETC) Program
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Panel 3 – Cyber Defender Panel

Panel 4 – Sustainability Panel

    • Moderator: Mr. Robert “Bob” Arnold – Special Assistant to the Principal Deputy Director, Operational Test and Evaluation
    • Panelists:
      • Mr. Mike Aimone – Director, Business Enterprise Integration, Office of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations and Environment)
      • Mr. Mike Behm – Senior Vice President, Stateside Associates
      • Mr. Frank DiGiovanni – Director, Training, Readiness, and Strategy within the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (P&R)
      • Mr. Tom Vinson – Senior Director, Federal Regulatory Affairs, American Wind Energy Association

Panel 5 – International Panel

    • Moderator: Mr. Håkan Lagerström (Sweden) – Technical Director T&E S/T, Swedish Defense Material Administration (FMV)
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Panel 6 – Gray Beards Panel



Thank you to our Sponsors!Grand Reception:

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 Pocket Guide:

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 Academia Day:

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 Graybeard Panel:



  • Advantages of Using Bayesian Analyses in Flight Test – Instructor: Dr. Eileen Bjorkman and Dr. James Brownlow, 412 Test Wing
  • Combinatorial Testing Techniques – Instructor: Dr. Mark Kiemele, Air Academy Associates
  • Cyber Security and Information Assurance – Instructor: Mr. John Jorgensen
  • Fundamentals of Agile T&E – Mr. Pete Christensen, OSD T&E Portfolio Manager and DASD DT&E Technical Advisor, The MITRE Corporation, and Dr. Robin Poston, System Testing Excellence Program, University of Memphis
  • Introduction to Cyberspace T&E – Instructor: Mr. Pete Christensen, OSD T&E Portfolio Manager and DASD DT&E Technical Advisor, The MITRE Corporation
  • Leading Change through Scientific Test and Design of Experiments (DOE) – Instructors: Mr. Gregory T. Hutto, Wing Operations Analyst, 96 Test Wing, and Dr. James R. Simpson, Group Operations Analyst, 53d Wing
  • Leveraging  M&S Tools for Rigorous Test Designs – Instructor: Mr. Joe Murphy, Analytical Graphics Inc. (AGI)
  • Testing 1-2-3 – Instructor: Mr. Matthew T. Reynolds, Test and Evaluation Program Management
  • Mission-Based T & E Strategy – Instructor: Mr. Christopher M. Wilcox, U.S. Army Evaluation Center
  • Successful Distributed Testing and Training – Instructor: Mr. Gene Hudgins, TENA/JMETC
  • What T&E’rs Need to Know About SYSTEMS ENGINEERING And PROGRAM MANAGEMENT And Why – Instructors: Dr. Dave Bell, The MITRE Corporation & SMU, and Dr. C. David Brown, Ph.D., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E) Director, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC)



Overcoming Resource Constraints in T&E – TRACK 1

Chair: Dr. Eileen Bjorkman

Statistical Methods for T&E – TRACK 2

Chair: Mr. Kedar Phadke

Tools and Methodologies for Cyber Testing – TRACK 3

Chair: Dr. Ed Cerutti

Innovative Test Tools and Methodologies for Improving T&E – TRACK 4

Chair: Mr. Luis Cortes

Policy, Process, Procedures and Facilities for Future T&E – TRACK 5

Chair: Mr. Greg Babich

Efficient Distributed Test Capabilities to Accelerate T&E – TRACK 6

Chair: Dr. Ed Chow

Data Mining and Analysis Techniques for Processing Large T&E Data Sets – TRACK 7

Chair: Mr. Robert “Bob” Weeks

Effective Techniques for Recruiting and Training the T&E Workforce – TRACK 8

Chair: Ms. Dana Leaman

Applying Automation to Reduce T&E Costs – TRACK 9

Chair: Mr. Mark London

Vendor Solutions Sessions