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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