36th International Test and Evaluation Symposium Proceedings (2019)

36th International Test and Evaluation Symposium Proceedings (2019)

November 12-15,2009 ~ Marriott Kauai ~ Lihue, HI


ITEA Annual Meeting – COL Bill Keegan, USA (Ret) ITEA President Equator Corporation


  • James Faist – Director, Defense Research & Engineering for Advanced Capabilities Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)
  • Col. Ryan Blake – Commandant, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School
  • Air Commodore Ross Bender – Director, General Capability Integration, Test and Evaluation Australian Defence Force
  • Patrick Lardieri – Principal Architect, Cyber Support Ops Lockheed Martin
  • Malcolm G. Tutty, PhD, CPEng, CTEP, FIE(Aust), FRAeS – Vice President ITEA Southern Cross Chapter, and Managing Director JAIME Enterprises Australia Pty Ltd.


The State of T&E Panel

  • Moderator: Peter Nikoloff – NOVA Systems
  • Dave Duma – Principle Deputy Director, Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) Director, Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E)
  • James “Jim” A. Faist – Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities, Under Secretary of Defense Research and Engineering Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)
  • Steve Hutchison, PhD – Director of Test and Evaluation Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Workforce Development Panel

  • Moderator: Terry Murphy Deputy Director, T&E Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Darryl Ahner, PhD – Director, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT)
  • Mindy Dowling – Computer Scientist, Federal Aviation Association (FAA)
  • Laura Freeman, PhD – Associate Director, Virginia Tech
  • Robin Poston, PhD – Director, System Testing Excellence Program, University of Memphis
  • Kenneth Stefanek – Learning Director, Defense Acquisition University (DAU)

The Changing Threat

  • George Rumford – Program Manager, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC)
  • RDML Stephen R. Tedford – Commander Commander, Test and Evaluation Force (COTF)
  • James Wells – Deputy Director, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Bradley Thomason – Director, Threat Systems Management Office, Army PEO STRI

International T&E Panel  

  • Moderator: Adrian Britton – T&E Campaign, QinetiQ Ltd. (UK)
  • John Binns – Asst. Head Evaluation Strategy & International Minister of Defence Ministry of Defense (UK)
  • Vivek Chanana, PhD, CPEng SO1CD – AFR/Chief Engineer AF Ranges Directorate
  • COL. Damien McLachlan – Australia Defence Force
  • Cathy O’Carroll – Global Campaign Director, Integrated Test & Evaluation QinetiQ Ltd. (UK)

Future Range Panel  

  • Moderator: Rob Vargo – Director, Range Technology Innovation, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division
  • Mike Contratto – Technical Director, 96th Range Group, USAF
  • Tom Dowd – Director, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
  • Paul Harvey, PhD – Multi-Domain T&E, Australian Defence Force Tactical Data Link Authority
  • Bob Kay – Technical Director, Pacific Missile Range Facility

Old School vs. New School Panel

  • Moderator: Wayne Dumais – Department of Homeland Security
  • Antonia Pulley – United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (UNCIS)
  • Mark Raffetto – United States Marine Corps
  • Timothy Sienrukos – Federal Aviation Administration
  • Colby Stevens – KBR Government Solutions – US

Speakers Forum Panel

  • Moderator: Peter Green – Senior VP, KBR Government Solutions – US
  • Wayne Dumais – Department of Homeland Security
  • Charlie Hall – United States Coast Guard (USCG)
  • Captain Timothy H. Young – Commanding Office, Pacific Missile Range Facility (PRMF)

Testing Hypersonics Panel

  • Moderator: Mike White
  • George Rumford – Program Manager, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC)
  • Ed Tucker – Tech Director, Arnold AFB


Big Data & Knowledge Technical Track

Cyber & EW  Technical Track

  • Chair: Patrick Lardieri – Lockheed Martin
  • Cyber Compliance, Test and Evaluation Evolution – Pedro Ramirez – Director, Jacobs Cyber Technology Group
  • Cyber-resilient Design and Test Using MBSE – Frank Alvidrez – Spectrum, Inc.
  • Planning and Testing for an Dynamic Cyber Threat – Alex Hoover – Department of Homeland Security
  • Safe and Secure Cyber T&E on Cyber-Physical Systems – Suresh Damodaran – The MITRE Corporation
  • Shifting Left of the Cyber Adversary – Paola Pringle – Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWPNS)
  • Test & Evaluation Methodologies – Donya Shakiba – Jacobs

Future Range Technical Track

International T&E Challenges Technical Track

Spectrum Technology Technical Session

  • Chair: Tom O’Brien, Test Resource Management Center
  • Counter Directed Energy Weapons (CDEW); Evaluation of Naval Aircraft Defenses & Survivability Against Directed Energy Weapons – Bonnie Johnson – Naval Postgraduate School Systems Engineering Department
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum EncroachmentGuenever Aldrich, PE – Spectrum Reallocation Lead, DoN
  • Global Spectrum Demand Challenges for T&E AMT – Guy Williams – ENS/ Air Force Test Center (AFTC)
  • Joint Laser Systems Effectiveness (JLaSE) Joint Test – Scott Boyd – Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD)
  • Latest Development Status on the Commercial Derivative Aircraft Based Instrumentation Telemetry System (CBITS) Program –  J. Kyle Roudebush – TRSA PM Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
  • Strategies for Satellite Safety During Laser Test and Evaluation – Heather Witts – USAF JFSCCN359

T&E with Advanced Threat Environments Technical Session

T&E S&T Technical Track

Testing Hypersonics Technical Session

Threat Picture Technical Session