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Keynote 1:
Tom Wissink
Director of Integration and Testing at Lockheed Martin
Title: Déjà vu - Integration and Test Challenges
Integration and Test have been challenging for at least the last 40 years of the software industry.  This presentation will cover some examples of past, present and potential future projects that have or will include integration and test challenges.  The presentation will also include some examples of solutions that are being used and developed to help solve some of these challenges.  Finally, some opportunities for research will be discussed that could also help reduce more of these challenges.
Tom Wissink is the Lockheed Martin Corporate Engineering & Technology Director of Integration, Test & Evaluation (IT&E) and is a Corporate Senior Fellow.  He has worked in system/software integration and test, software development, configuration management, and several levels of management for more than 38 years, 30 of them with Lockheed Martin. He has worked on programs like the Space Shuttle and several Satellite Command and Control systems including the Global Positioning System and the Hubble Telescope Project.  Tom has also been a teacher and mentor primarily in the area of integration and test.
Tom is a corporate member of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) working with both the System Engineering and Test & Evaluation (T&E) Divisions.  Tom is a past Industry Chair of the NDIA Industrial Committee on T&E (ICOTE) and has been a presenter at the Aerospace Testing Seminar (ATS) and is a member of the ATS Advisory Board.  He has also been a speaker at both the NDIA SE & T&E Division Conferences as well as a Keynote Speaker at STAREAST and at STARWESTs Leadership Session. 
Keynote 2:
Rick Kuhn
Computer Scientist, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Title: Combinatorial Testing: Rationale and Impact
 Rick Kuhn is a computer scientist in the Computer Security Division of the National  Institute of Standards and Technology. He has authored more than 100 publications on information security, empirical studies of software failure, and software assurance, and is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  He co-developed the role based access control model (RBAC) used throughout industry and led the effort that established RBAC as an ANSI standard. Previously he served as Program Manager for the Committee on Applications  and Technology of the President's  Information Infrastructure Task Force and as manager  of the Software Quality Group at NIST.  Before joining NIST in 1984, he worked as a systems analyst with NCR Corporation and the Johns  Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He received an MS in computer science from the University of Maryland College Park, and an MBA from William& Mary.



Vinay Augustine,
Apr 2, 2014, 11:56 AM