TPS Development Panel

Title: TPS development for emerging system and changes for the better.



The TPS development panel will discuss the requirements and needs for new emerging systems.  The discussion will consist about how the TPS will interface to these system using high speed busses along with a discussion of hardware in the loop.  The need for new tools and tool sets will be discussed.  Also how these TPSs address future sustainability.  The panel will also discuss how TPS development has evolved and what changes have occurred to improve the TPS development process. The areas addressed will cover the complete life cycle including TPS procurement, new TPS development and legacy sustainment and sustaining existing TPS across multiple platforms.


Each panelist will provide a 10-15 minute presentation on their approach which will then be followed by an audience Question and Answer session.


Panel Moderator:

Chris Gorringe - Spherea UK



Rick Foyt - USMC 



Cyber Security Panel

Title: Cyber Security and Resiliency



The purpose of the panel is to consider technology and processes that can be adopted by the test and measurement industry to enhance the cyber security of Automatic Test Systems (ATS).


Topics include:

• How is ATS cyber security different from other information systems?

• What are the most stubborn obstacles to secure networks and how are we working to overcome them?

• Is encryption enough?


The panel will consist of some presentations followed by panel discussion that brings in additional ATS and Cyber Security industry experts into the discussion. Each paper presenter will provide a 15 minute presentation of their paper as well as participate in the Panel Discussion. The Panel will conclude with an Audience Question and Answer session.


Panel Moderator:

Jessica Trombley-Owens - Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Annapolis, MD



David Sapp - US Army 

Michael Webb - USMC Albany 

Wes (James) Bennett - USAF 

Jim Orlet or Chris Reisig - Boeing 



Trends in ATE & Instrumentation

Title: Trends in ATE and Instrumentation


Panel Moderator: (TBD)



Mike Dewey - Marvin Test

Theresa Lopes - Teradyne

Charles Greenburg - Astronics Irvine

Luke Schreier -  National Instruments - Vice President - Automated Test Marketing


Interfaces Panel

Title: ATE and TPS Interfaces


Panel Moderator:

Eliott Mac Donald - Teradyne



Zane Daggett – VPC

Dave Wilson or Chris Boggs – MacPanel

Rob Spinner - ATTI