"The July 9 event will feature a series of presentations and discussions focusing on trends and developments in this fast-growing and dynamic field of technology."
Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014
The National Modeling and Simulation Coalition and the National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA) announced they will be co-sponsoring a nationwide summit on modeling and simulation that will bring together industry, government and academic thought leaders from around the nation on Wednesday, July 9, at the Hilton Crystal City in Arlington, VA.
Put together by a multi-disciplinary organization of leaders in the field of simulation and virtual reality, the event will feature a series of presentations and discussions focusing on trends and developments in this fast-growing and dynamic field of technology.
Topics to be addressed include:
- Workforce development, K-12 and beyond, in evolving simulation areas
- Funding for modeling and simulation technologies and development
- Expanding public awareness of the importance and pervasiveness of modeling and simulation
- Enhancing awareness of opportunities in the modeling and simulation profession and discipline
Participating organizations include:
- Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO)
- The Special Interest Group on Simulation and Modeling of the Society for Computing Machinery
- The Military Operations Research Society (MORS)
- The Association for Manufacturing Excellence, and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia
- Many other organizations and individuals in the field
Under the overall auspices of the National Training and Simulation Association, this meeting of the National Modeling and Simulation Coalition promises to be a ground-breaking event in the advancement of simulation applications across American industry. On the following day, July 10, the Capitol Hill M&S Expo, an exhibition of modeling and simulation technology by local, regional and national companies and organizations, will take place in the Rayburn Office Building on Capitol Hill. The July 10 event is sponsored by the National Training and Simulation Association in conjunction with the Congressional Modeling and Simulation Caucus. On display at the Expo will be cutting-edge applications of modeling, simulation and virtual reality. The Expo will run from 10:30AM to 2:00PM.
The July 9 meeting of the National Modeling and Simulation Coalition is free and open to the media. For complete details, including the draft agenda, reservations and lodging, please visit http://www.trainingsystems.org/events or http://www.ndia.org/meetings/41N0/ Any questions should be directed to either Patrick Rowe at prowe(at)ndia(dot)org or 703 247 9471, or John Williams, at jwilliams(at)ndia(dot)org or 703 362 7005.
About NTSA: Founded in 1988, National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA), an affiliate subsidiary of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), fosters communication between the training agencies regarding requirements, procurement issues and policies. Representing companies in the Simulation, Training Services and Related Support Services Industries, NTSA is a focused, formal organization that represents and promotes its members’ business interests in the marketplace. NTSA is committed to ensuring that all aspects of training systems development and training services requirements are highlighted as independent and important "line items" in the overall planning, programming, budgeting and acquisition process.