33rd International Test and Evaluation Symposium Proceedings (2016)

33rd International Test and Evaluation Symposium Proceedings (2016)

October 3-6, 2016 ~ Hyatt Regency ~ Reston, VA




Adapting to Commercial Customers and New Missions: The Future of T&E at Space Ranges Panel

Panel Chair: Mr. Peter Nikoloff – Director, Nova Systems


  • Mr. Ashton Burke – Team Lead, TRMC
  • Mr. Chris Hardcastle – Test Program Manager, Commercial Crew Transportation System, The BOEING Company
  • Mr. Lars Hoffman – Senior Director of Government Sales, SpaceX
  • Mr. Les Kovacs – Director, Executive Branch Affairs, United Launch Alliance

Developing Leaders for T&E at the Speed of Need Panel

Panel Chair: Mr. Terry Murphy – Acting Deputy Director, Policy and Workforce Development, DHS, Director, DOT&E


  • Mr. Michael Greco – Manager, Enterprise Services Test & Evaluation Division, FAAMs.
  • Sharon Parrish – Deputy Director, OPS Support Lab, Naval Sea Systems Command
  • Mr. Dave Pearson – Director, Engineering and Technology Center, Defense Acquisition University
  • Mr. Michael Greco – Manager, Enterprise Services Test & Evaluation Division, FAA

Leveraging Complexity Across V&V Session

T&E Support to Achieving Cyber Resiliency Panel

Panel Chair: Mr. Chip Ferguson – Deputy Executive Agent (EA) for Cyber Test Ranges, DT&E


  • CCMD Cybersecurity Assessments and Cybersecurity OT&E – Mr. Dave Aland, Staff Assistant, DOT&E
  • Control Systems Testing – Mr. Daryll Haegley, Program Manager, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Energy, Installation and Environment), Installations Energy (OASD)(EI&E)(IE)
  • Cyber and Homeland Security Enterprise Programs – Mr. Alex Hoover, Test Area Manager, Department of Homeland Security, Director Office Test & Evaluation (DHS/DOTE)
  • DT&E Cyber Test Planning – Ms. Sarah Standard, Cybersecurity/Interoperability Technical Director, DT&E

T&E Workforce of the Future Panel

Panel Chair: Mr. Ed Greer – President, Greer Consulting, LLC


  • MG Daniel Karbler, USA – Commander, US Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC)
  • Captain Andrew Brown – Royal New Zealand Navy
  • Mr. Kelly McBride – Vice President, WBB Consulting
  • Ms. Megan Maciejewski – Defense Human Resources Activity, Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service, (DHRA, DCPAS) a DoD Field Activity, Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel & Readiness)
  • NAVSEA Career Paths

Young Guns and the Old Guard Panel

Panel Chair: Mr. John Bolino – Former SES, DoD


  • Mr. Wayne Dumais – Test Area Manager, Immigration and Border Security Programs, DHS
  • Mr. George Moraru – Test Engineer, Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9, Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC)
  • Mr. Geoff Wilson – Systems Engineer, TRMC / General Infomatics
  • Mr. O’Bryan “OB” Woods – ITEA 2016 Junior Achiever Award Recipient, Marine Corps Operational Test & Evaluation Activity (MCOTEA)


Autonomous System and Emerging Technologies for T&E

1st Chair: Mark London, Ph.D., Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division
Track 2nd Chair:

Best Practices in Test and Evaluation

Track 1st Chair: Erwin Sabile, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.
Track 2nd Chair: John Schab, MITRE Corporation

Cyber Testing for Test and Evaluation

Track 1st Chair:  Jeffrey McNeil, Ph.D., Clemson University
Track 2nd Chair:  Shawn Smith, Ph.D., Vectrus

Model–based System Engineering and Other Methodologies for Enhancing T&E

Track 1st Chair:  Phil Hallenbeck, MITRE Corporation
Track 2nd Chair: Pete Crump, GTRI

T&E Systems Engineering Integration and the T&E Tools and Methodologies to Support Testing of Complex Systems

1st Chair: Kevin Knudsen, The BOEING Company
2nd Chair: Mark London, GWU