33rd Annual National Test & Evaluation Conference

"Faster, Cheaper, High Quality Testing"

15 - 17 May 2018

Solomons, MD

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

T&E for the Navy

Panel: T&E to Meet the Pace of Need
Moderator: Gary Honea, Raytheon Missile Systems

  • Carroll P. "Rick" Quade, Deputy for Test and Evaluation, DoN
  • Dr. Ed Kraft, Associate Director of Research, UTSI
  • Col Ted "Vader" Dempsey, USAF, 53rd Test Management Group Commander
  • Paul Kratzer, AWS Integration and Verification Department Manager, Raytheon Missile Systems
  • Ed Burnett, Senior Fellow, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Panel: Hypersonics T&E
Moderator: Larry Graviss, Eagle Engineering Group, Inc.

  • Dr. John Schmisseur, Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, H.H. Arnold Chair, Goethert Professor, UTSI
  • Col Tim West, Senior Materiel Leade AEDC
  • Dr. Miles Palmer, Chairman, 8 Rivers Capital


Thursday, May 17, 2018

T&E Challenges and Initiatives at DHS

  • Dr. Steve Hutchinson, Director, Capability Development Support/Director, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Panel: Autonomous T&E
Moderator: Henry Melton, Department Manager, Flight Test Engineering, Northrop Grumman Corporation

  • Dr. Katherine Lemos, Director, Autonomy, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Dr. William D'Amico, Principal Professional Staff, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Jeffrey Sappington, Senior T&E Engineer for Interoperability, Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center - Aircraft Division


Concurrent Sessions

MBSE / M&S For Test Track

  • MBSE: An Abstraction to Improve Reality
  • The Joint Simulation Environment
    • Jeremy Smith, JSE V&V Lead, Naval Air Warfare Center - Aircraft Division
  • The Joint Simulation Environment: Big Data‚ÄďAnalysis and Reporting Tool
    • Haley Sibley, Modeling and Interface Branch Head Simulation Division, NAVAIR

Autonomous & Best Practices Track

  • Triton Airspace Virtual Environment

T&E for System-of Systems Track

  • Improving Distributed Test and Evaluation with JMETC & TENA
    • Keith Poch, Support Team and Conecting Team, TENA / JMETC

Best Practices In T&E Track

  • Capabilities Based Test and Evaluation (CBTE)
  • Integrated Operational Evaluation Through In-Stride Evaluations

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