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Exploring Cyber Test Ranges: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives

Where: Orlando, FL 
When: September 17 – Tutorials, September 18-19 – Technical Program

Overview

Cyberspace attacks against information technology systems, weapons systems, and critical infrastructure remain a significant threat to the reliability and security of those systems. Cyber test and evaluation (T&E) and acquisition organizations increasingly rely on measuring the cyber performance of those systems using “digital twins” and other virtual versions of those systems and the components in them on cyber ranges of various sizes.

This workshop will cover the past, present, and future of testing on cyber ranges, including presenting techniques and tools for testing on ranges and emerging technologies for testing to identify, measure and mitigate impact from threats to system missions, resilience, and survivability. The workshop will present and discuss tools and methodologies enabling the early testing in a system’s lifecycle in support of a campaign of learning.

Please join us to share information, lessons learned, and knowledge with professionals from the US and international governments, industry, and academia.

Call for Abstracts – Tracks and Tutorials 

Topics for Technical Tracks and Tutorials

Automation tools to improve the quality and speed of design, test & evaluation, and remediation with a focus on cyber range testing.
Big Data, Data Analytics and Visualization
Creating realistic virtual environments on Cyber Ranges
Cyber Range of the Future
Digital Twins in T&E
Expansion of Cyber Test Ranges across Coalition, Allied, and International partners
Intersection of Cyber Test Ranges and Model Based System Engineering
Instrumenting Data Collection
Measuring Mission Resilience
Next Generation of Cyber Range Tools
Testing Cyber Physical System on Ranges and in LVC
Tools to test early in the System Lifecycle (Static Analysis, Fuzzing, and Formal Methods)
Using AI and ML in Cyber Range Testing
VV&A of Cyber Ranges
Other

Technical Program

Presentations will be unclassified and open to the general T&E community, however, restricted sessions (up to Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)) may be considered. Sessions and presentations are timed for the convenience of the attendee. Each session features presentations submitted by technical experts from the T&E arena. Abstracts must be strictly non-commercial in scope, pertinent to a technical topic, and no longer than 500 words.

Submission Deadlines:
Track Abstracts are due June 28, 2024
Tutorial Abstracts are due June 14, 2024.

Step 1 Read Submission Guidance
Step 2 Fill out this Abstract Form (please do not save in PDF, submit as Word document)
Step 3 Submit online

Please ensure your abstract is approved for public release and cleared through your organization prior to submitting for consideration. Once your abstract has been accepted, you will be notified with further instructions. Due to the short period of time between announcement and submission, contact us if you have any questions.

Presenters are not exempt from registration and conference fees. The primary presenter will receive a discounted rate, all other presenters/co-authors will register at the full rate.

Tutorials

ITEA offers 4-hour tutorials the day before the Workshop begins (Tuesday). This allows individuals to take advantage of increasing their continuing professional education credits. Tutorials require a separate registration from the Workshop. Instructors receive a complimentary registration to attend the Workshop; a secondary instructor will register at the full rate.

To help you to maintain, develop, or increase your knowledge, problem-solving, technical skills, or professional performance standards, these tutorials are often directly mapped to our CTEP certification and the four domains that have been identified by our Board of Examiners.  As a bonus, ITEA offers members an option to sit for the CTEP exam when choosing two tutorials per event.

Primary instructors receive a complimentary registration to the workshop. 

Exhibits

Commercial, academic, and government exhibits will play an integral part in this Workshop. We will put you in the right place at the right time. Increase your visibility, network with key players, and show your support and commitment to industry and the community!

Floor Plan Coming Soon – Space will be chosen in order of applications received.  

Exhibit Application 

Current Exhibitors

TSI Technical Systems Integrators 
Scientific Research Corporation (SRC)  

Sponsorships

ITEA is a 501(c)(3) professional education association dedicated to the education and advancement of the test and evaluation profession. Sponsorships, in part, are tax deductible.

Sponsorship opportunities are available to highlight your organization before and during the Symposium. Let us know your budget and we will help you get noticed.

Sponsor Application

Hotel and Venue

The Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, Orlando at Sea World
10100 International Drive,
Orlando, FL 32821

ITEA is pleased to offer our attendees a special rare of $139 plus applicable taxes for our workshop. We have negotiated this rate, along with waiving the resort fee, and encourage all of our guests to join us at this property. The cut-off date for your room reservations is 08/25/2024. A link and phone number will be coming soon.

Registration

Regular Registration until August 15
$845 – Non-Member
$695 – ITEA Member / Gov’t Employee / Active-Duty Military

Late Registration after August 15
$945 – Non-Member
$795 – ITEA Member / Gov’t Employee / Active-Duty Military

Special Registration (Primary Presenters, Featured Speakers, Panel Members, Panel and Track Chairs)
$495 

Pre-Workshop Tutorials  (requires a separate fee from the Workshop)
The fee to attend a tutorial is: One ½ day – $300, Two ½ days – $500, One full day $500   

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Miscellaneous

The Schedule for Planning Purposes
Tuesday, Sept 17  [8:00AM – 5:00PM] Pre-workshop Tutorials and Exhibitors Set-up
Wednesday, Sept 18 [8:00AM – 5:00PM] Workshop Technical Program
Thursday, Sept 19 [8:00AM – 5:00PM] Workshop Technical Program

Planning Committee
If you have any questions, contact us at info@itea.org 

Exhibits / Sponsors / Registration
Jenna Reza, 909-582-6026 / Jenna@itea.org
 
** Registration includes two lunches, breaks and Networking Reception. If you join as a member today, you will receive a discount on your registration. (Membership fees are $45 for govt/military and $95 for industry.) NOTE: Pre-Workshop Tutorials require a separate fee from the Workshop. 
 
NOTE:  This ITEA event is a non-competitive environment meant for a free exchange of ideas and information. 

Substitutions are welcome and encouraged! No refunds will be allowed within 15 days of the workshop.

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Event Details

Date

17 - 20 Sep 2024

Time

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

Westin Virginia Beach Town Center  

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Details

Start:
September 17 @ 8:00 am EDT
End:
September 20 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Cost:
$595

Venue

Westin Virginia Beach Town Center  
4535 Commerce St.
   Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
Phone
757-557-0550

Organizer

Hampton Roads Chapter

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