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25th Test and Evaluation National Conference

"New Administration, New Opportunites"

2 - 5 March 2009

Atlantic City, NJ


Monday, March 2, 2009

Workshop I: Mission-Based Test & Evaluation (MBTE)


Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Keynote Address:

DOT&E Looking Ahead

Roundtable: Realities Facing the World of Defense and Homeland Security T&E
Moderator: Maj Gen Steve Sargeant, USAF, Commander AFOTEC

GAO Assesssment of DoD's Major Weapon Systems Acquisition Portfolio

Session A: Mission Capability Testing

Session B: New T&E Policy and Policy Implementation

Session C: T&E Methodology and M&S

Presentation of the 2009 Walter W. Hollis Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement in Defense Test & Evaluation.


Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Session IV: T&E Policy & Studies

Session VI: T&E Workforce & Resources
Chair: Mr. Charles Larson,, SURVICE Engineering

Session D: Resources, Instrumentation, and Targets
Chair: Mr. Charles Larson, SURVICE Engineering

Session E: Application of T&E/Policy to Specific Systems


Thursday, March 5, 2009

Mission-Based Test & Evaluation Strategy

FCS Capabilities to Empower the Soldier - What Is and What Will Be

The Analysis of Alternatives (AOA): A Mission-Oriented, Evaluation-Based Framework for Defense Test & Evaluation

Conference Synopsis: Outbriefs of Breakout / Writing Sessions