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I/ITSEC: A great showcase for Central Florida STEM advocates

Once again, the STEM Pavilion was jumping at this year’s Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC). Numerous booths, put together by the Central Florida STEM Council, Serious Game Showcase & Challenge, and the Future Leaders Pavilion, drew in thousands of visitors over the four days.

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December 14th, 2016|

CPAG Defense Forum Breakfast on Jan. 13

The annual Defense Forum Breakfast hosted by the Combined Professionals Associations Group is Friday, Jan. 13 at the Holiday Inn University and will feature Team Orlando leaders Chérie Smith, Deputy PEO STRI; Captain Erik “Rock” Etz, NAWCTSD commander; Colonel Brad “Critter” Crites, AFAMS commander; and Colonel Walt Yates, PM TRASYS.

Each year at the breakfast, these […]

December 14th, 2016|

NCS news: Election results and HOF deadline

NCS-Feature-Pic-wThe National Center for Simulation held its fall election for four seats on its board of directors. Three of the four seats were filled with directors currently serving: Steve Painter, Hank Okraski and Terry Kohl; while one director, Dr. Lee Lacy, was newly elected.

Lacy is no stranger […]

December 14th, 2016|

Team Orlando members to take part in OTRONICON

otroniconSince 2006, the (O)rlando Elec(tron)ic (I)nteractive Entertainment (Con)vention, better known as OTRONICON, has explored the science, art, technology, careers and fun behind simulation, robotics, video games, virtual reality and digital media. This year, Jan. 13-16, multiple industry partners including Team Orlando members, will gather at the Orlando […]

December 14th, 2016|

Getting Serious About Serious Games

Featured-Image---SGS&CFollowing the 2005 I/ITSEC, then Naval Air Warfare Commanding Officer Capt. Larry McCracken requested a different kind of special event to address three existing issues coalescing into serious games — government entities were unsure of gaming as an instructional form of media; industry wasn’t sure of serious […]

November 22nd, 2016|

OBW returns for second year with high expectations

OBW: Collaborative Effort for Live Virtual Constructive Training Environment

Operation Blended Warrior (OBW), in its second year, is a multi-year event designed with the primary intent to better understand and address challenges faced by the DoD in the development and execution of a Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) environment […]

November 21st, 2016|

Don’t miss Warfighters Corner on Tuesday and Wednesday

Warfighters Corner
From the Tip of the Spear: Joint Warfighter Panels

During I/ITSEC, on Tuesday and Wednesday, attendees will gather for “Warfighters’ Corner: From the Tip of the Spear,” a widely-attended annual event that features recently deployed panel members from each military service.

The stories told during these 90-minute panels help bring realism to the fascinating and innovative […]

November 21st, 2016|

Air Force brings initiatives and operational training focused on LVC

seal_of_the_us_air_force-svgThe Air Force brings a collection of initiatives and Operational Training Capabilities which focus on creating an LVC Training Environment in support of the Air Force’s evolution from traditional live-fly to integrated Readiness Training.

  • AFSOC and the Joint Systems Integration Lab (JSIL) will provide full motion video feeds […]
November 21st, 2016|

ADL to present tutorials and papers; host booth on conference floor

ADL_Logo_2013-320X202ADL will be participating in the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in booth #2132 on the conference floor, and will be presenting tutorials and a number of paper sessions.

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016
Competency-based Training and Credentialing
Presenter: Robby Robson (ADL External Performer)
830 to 10 a.m.
Room: W304B

Transmedia […]

November 21st, 2016|

PM TRASYS continues OBW involvement; showcases Animatronics, C2P2

PM-TRASYS-Feature-Size---Team-OrlandoPM TRASYS/USMC

As one of the initial participants in last year’s Operation Blended Warrior (OBW), Marine Corps Systems Command’s Program Manager for Training Systems (PM TRASYS) continues their involvement this year by providing representative training systems integrated to illustrate how Live, Virtual and Constructive simulations can provide collective […]

November 21st, 2016|