Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker

George Rumford, Director (acting) and Principal Deputy, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC) 

Mr. Rumford will present “Telemetry Changing for the Future”, an overview of major telemetry goals and initiatives to accelerate the modernization of the Department of Defense capabilities.

Featured Speaker

Featured Speaker

Patrick Lardieri , Technical Director for Lockheed Martin’s National Cyber Range (NCR) program

Mr. Lardieri will present “Challenges and Opportunities in Securing the Telemetry Capabilities Eco-System.” A discussion of cybersecurity challenges faces by diverse organizations, the solutions they are putting in place on their own, the ideas they champion for the ecosystem to embrace, and challenges they forsee in the short and long term.

Luncheon Speaker

Luncheon Speaker

Lesia L. Crumpton-Young, PhD, President of Texas Southern University

ITC is honored to have Dr. Crumpton-Young as our Conference Luncheon speaker this year. Dr. Crumpton-Young graduated from Texas A&M University where she was the first African American female to receive a Ph.D. in engineering. She now serves as the 13th President of Texas Southern University. BIO

Come listen as she presents “Higher Education: A Catalyst for Societal Change.” Historically, there have been instances where students, faculty, staff, alumni and administrators in Higher Education have been  instrumental in initiating change. This discussion will explore why it is imperative that members of Higher Education step forward once again to lead societal change.

Special Session: TM Phased Array Antennas

Special Session: TM Phased Array Antennas

Moderator: Thomas O’Brien, CTEIP Deputy Program Manager Test Resource Management Center

Recent technical advances are ushering in a new era in phased array antenna technology. This session will explore how three companies, under the leadership of the Test Resource Management Center, are leveraging these advances to develop phased array antennas for telemetry.