AUTOTESTCON 2018 DoD ATS Executive Plenary Session
Title: DoD/MoD’s Digital Data Transformation and the Impacts on Automatic Test Systems
Tuesday, September 18 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
This year’s DoD Automatic Test Systems Executive Plenary Session will be a Panel of Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD), US Military Services, UK MoD, and Academia representatives. The Panel members will summarize some of the on-going and future digital data transformation initiatives and how this digital data transformation is or may impact Automatic Test Systems. The Panel will include the following members:
Mr. Bill Ross – Moderator, Eagle Systems (DoD ATS Executive Director Office)
Mr. Greg Kilchenstein – OSD (Dir. of Enterprise Maintenance Technology)
Mr. Joshua Zawislak – U.S. Army
Mr. Matt Morgan – U.S. Naval Aviation
Mr. Sandra Williamson – U.S. Ground Marine Corps
Mr. Larry Adams – U.S. Air Force
Mr. Malcolm Brown – UK MOD
Dr. John Sheppard– Montana State University
Cyber Security, Resiliency, and Information Assurance
Wednesday, September 19 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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).
• 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.
Jessica Trombley-Owens - Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Annapolis, MD
David Sapp - US Army
Michael Webb - USMC Albany
Chris Dosch - US Navy
Jim Orlet - Boeing
Patrick Lardieri - Lockheed Martin
Steven Schink - Keysight Technologies
ATE System Interfaces
Wednesday, September 19 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Purpose: How to design ATE System Interfaces based on Today's Challenges and what are the trends
Eliott Mac Donald - Teradyne
Chris Boggs – MacPanel
Rob Spinner - ATTI
Trends in ATE & Instrumentation
Thursday, September 20 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Panel Moderator: Rick Nelson - Evaluation Engineering
Mike Dewey - Marvin Test
Teresa Lopes - Teradyne
Charles Greenburg - Astronics
Luke Schreier - National Instruments - Vice President - Automated Test Marketing
Dan Dunn - Keysight Technologies
Steve McHugh - Santa Barbara Infrared
TPS Development for Emerging Systems and Changes for the Better
Thursday, September 20 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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.
Chris Gorringe - Spherea UK
Rick Foyt - USMC
Jay Romania - US Army
Malcolm Brown - MoD
Steve Kelly - DECA
Brian Fleming - USAF/VDATS
Bob Fox - US Navy NAVAIR
Tony Conard - US Navy JAX