APPENDIX D
Workshop Agenda and Attendees

AGENDA

Workshop on Testing for Dynamic Acquisition of Defense Systems

December 13-14, 2004

National Academy of Sciences Building

2100 C Street, NW

Washington, DC

Monday, December 13, 2004

Lecture Room

8:30 a.m.

Introduction and Overview

Vijay Nair (University of Michigan)

8:40

Setting the Stage: Definitions and Intentions

Michael W. Wynne (Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics)

9:00

Floor Discussion



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Testing of Defense Systems in an Evolutionary Acquisition Environment APPENDIX D Workshop Agenda and Attendees AGENDA Workshop on Testing for Dynamic Acquisition of Defense Systems December 13-14, 2004 National Academy of Sciences Building 2100 C Street, NW Washington, DC Monday, December 13, 2004 Lecture Room 8:30 a.m. Introduction and Overview Vijay Nair (University of Michigan) 8:40 Setting the Stage: Definitions and Intentions Michael W. Wynne (Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics) 9:00 Floor Discussion

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Testing of Defense Systems in an Evolutionary Acquisition Environment 9:10 The Role of Testing in the Proposed New Evolutionary Paradigm: DOT&E’s Perspective Thomas P. Christie (Director, Operational Test and Evaluation) 9:30 Floor Discussion 9:40 Relevant Best Practices in Industry GAO Studies on Commercial Approaches to Incremental Acquisition: What Works and What Doesn’t Katherine Schinasi (Managing Director, Acquisition and Sourcing Management, GAO) 10:00 Break 10:15 Speakers from Industry: Art Koehler and Charley Eberhard (Procter & Gamble) 10:35 Tim Davis (Ford Motor Company) 10:55 Stan Young (NISS) 11:15 David Kelly (Battelle) 11:35 Floor Discussion 11:45 Comments on Evolutionary Acquisition and Testing Philip Coyle (Defense Consultant and Senior Advisor, Center for Defense Information) 12:05 p.m. Floor Discussion 12:15 Lunch 1:15 Techniques for Test Design in the Context of Staged Acquisition Steve Vardeman (Iowa State University) 1:35 Donald Gaver (NPS) 1:55 Jesse Poore (University of Tennessee-Knoxville) 2:15 Alyson Wilson (LANL) 2:35 Floor Discussion

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Testing of Defense Systems in an Evolutionary Acquisition Environment 2:45 Infrastructure Issues: Combining Information, Data Warehousing, and Summary of Previous Panel Recommendations Steve Pollock (University of Michigan) 3:05 Floor Discussion 3:15 Break 3:30 Panel Presentation: Perspectives on Testing in Evolutionary Acquisition from the Service Test Agencies Steven K. Whitehead* (Technical Director, OPTEVFOR) 3:40 Frank J. Apicella (Technical Director, AEC) 3:50 Doug Marlowe (Technical Director, AFOTEC) 4:00 Floor Discussion 4:10 Panel Discussion—Potential Recommendations and Further Activities Ernest Seglie (DOT&E) Seth Bonder (The Bonder Group) Katherine Schinasi (GAO) David Kelly (Batelle) (Moderator: Vijay Nair) 4:50 Floor Discussion 5:15 Adjourn Tuesday, December 14, 2004 Room 250 9:00 a.m. Participant Presentations and Structured Discussion 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 Executive Session (closed) 4:00 Adjourn *   Could not attend.

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Testing of Defense Systems in an Evolutionary Acquisition Environment WORKSHOP ATTENDEES Christine Anderson-Cooke, Los Alamos National Laboratory Frank Apicella, Army Evaluation Command Sheila Bahner, Office of the Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Charles Bedard, Army Test and Evaluation Command Don Berry, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Seth Bonder, The Bonder Group Bruce Braun, National Research Council Herman Chernoff, Harvard University John Christie, Logistics Management Institute Tom Christie, Office of the Secretary of Defense–Operational Test and Evaluation Directorate Jerry Clark, Government Accountability Office Mike Clarke, National Research Council Michael Cohen, National Research Council Philip Coyle, Center for Defense Information Steve Daly, Office of the Secretary of Defense–Operational Test and Evaluation Directorate Paul Davis, RAND Tim Davis, Ford Motor Company Charley Eberhard, Procter & Gamble John Foulkes, Office of the Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Arthur Fries, Institute for Defense Analyses Don Gaver, Naval Postgraduate School Lou Gordon, Susquehanna Alan Karr, National Institute of Statistical Sciences David Kelly, Battelle Jerry Kitchen, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Art Koehler, Procter & Gamble David Maddox, United States Army (ret) Doug Marlowe, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Bill Meeker, Iowa St. University Jim Morrison, Government Accountability Office Vijay Nair, University of Michigan Lloyd Pickering, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Tom Plewes, National Research Council

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Testing of Defense Systems in an Evolutionary Acquisition Environment Steve Pollock, University of Michigan Jesse Poore, University of Tennessee Rick Sayre, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army for Operations Research Katherine Schinasi, Government Accountability Office Ernest Seglie, Office of the Secretary of Defense–Operational Test and Evaluation Directorate Arun Seraphin, Senate Armored Services Committee Michael Siri, National Research Council Nancy Spruill, Office of the Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Brian Taylor, Army Test and Evaluation Command Steve Vardeman, Iowa State University Alyson Wilson, Los Alamos National Laboratory Michael Wynne, Office of the Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Stan Young, National Institute of Statistical Sciences