Previous Presenters of the 2022 Annual T&E Symposium Lecture Series

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Previous Presenters of the 2022 Annual T&E Symposium Lecture Series

Presented by the ITEA Hampton Roads Chapter

The Warm-Up Band

From November 2021 – through August 2022 the Chapter will host a mini-series of topics and presenters to lay the groundwork for their presentation at the Main Event – The ITEA Annual T&E Symposium. These presentations will be a glimpse into what to expect when you attend the Symposium in September. 


November 30th
Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: How to Test the Trust Worthiness & Human System Integration?

Facilitator: Daniel Porter (IDA)
Presenters: Dr. Sandra Hobson, OSD-DOT&E PTDO PDD; Dr. Laura Freeman, Director of the Hume Center for National Security and Technology’s Intelligent Systems Lab, VA Tech; Dr. Jane Pinelis, Chief, Test and Evaluation, DoD Joint Artificial Intelligence Center; Rory Quinn, Branch Head, Adaptive Threat Force Branch, Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (NSIN Venture Community)

December 14th
Topic: Accelerating T&E for Hypersonics
Facilitator: Chris Short, Booz Allen Hamilton


Shawn Kennedy, Executing Agent, TRMC T&E/S&T Program – Advanced Instrumentation Systems Technology (AIST)  Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC)



 Laura Crowley, DeputyExecuting Agent, TRMC T&E/S&T Program – Advanced Instrumentation Systems Technology (AIST)  Test Technology Area (TTA), Naval Undersea Warfare Center


 Lt Gen. Chris Bogdon, USAF (Ret) Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton


Brooke Pyne, Director, S2MARTS, NSTXL




Martin Swany, Indiana University/IN3 (NSIN Venture Community)

January 25th
Topic: Digital Twin in Test & Evaluation


Jeremy Werner, PhD, OSD-DOT&E Science Advisor



Sankaran Mahadevan, PhD, Vanderbilt University (National Security Innovation (NSIN) Partner)



William Nichols,
Booz Allen Hamilton



Jim Leathrum, PhD,
Associate Professor and Chief Departmental Advisor in the Department of Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Engineering, Old Dominion University – VMASC



Ade Britton,
Lead Solution Architect, Global T&E Campaign, QinetiQ

February 22nd
Topic: Space Technology


COL Sacha N. Tomlinson,
United States Space Force, STARCOM Test Enterprise Division Chief 



James Reilly, PhD,
Booz Allen Hamilton, Senior Executive Advisor for the Global Defense Group (former NASA Astronaut)



Brad Appel
Chief Engineer, Urse Major



Swami Iyer,
President of Aerospace Systems, Virgin Galactic




Daniel Millman, PhD,
Chief Technology Officer, Stratolaunch


Alex Dunn,(Invited)
Redwire Space


March 31st
Topic: Challenges in Cyber T&E

Alex Hoover,
Deputy Director for Cybersecurity Office of Systems Engineering Capability Development Support, Department of Homeland Security


Robin Poston, PhD,
System Testing Excellence Program, University of Memphis




Roberta Faux,
Director of Innovation at Lorica Cybersecurity

James Wells, Director of Test and Evaluation for the Department of Homeland Security




Garfield Jones, PhD
Associate Chief of Strategic Technology, U.S. Department of Homeland Security



Daniel Charlebois, PhD 
Communications Interoperability Portfolio Manager, Centre for Security Sciences, Department of National Defence, Canada



For a complete list of ALL upcoming webinars, workshops, & conferences visit our Event Calendar. 


Event Details


01 - 01 Jan 2023


11:00 am - 11:00 am



The Main Event

39th International T&E Symposium | September 27-30, 2022 | Virginia Beach, VA

Theme: Forging the 21st Century T&E Tools in an Era of Great Power Competition

The current Global Power Competition (GPC) climate can pose a change to the acquisition and fielding process of most systems. It is important to understand the 21st Century T&E Tools to improve testing to meet the GPC demand. Join us as we ask the tough questions and gain the answer to: How will the military budget, DoD, DHS, and Commercial Industry adjust in a time of risk and change? And learn if your organization is ready.

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