GameTech: Great Networking and Partnership Opportunity

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

At the start of this month, Sept. 3-5, the National Center for Simulation and Team Orlando presented the 2014 Defense GameTech Users’ Conference, which brought together a diverse group of presenters and topics, as well as keynoters from government, academic and industry.

Team-Orlando-GameTech-Eric-Preisz-w Lt. Gen. […]

September 13th, 2014|Mobile Learning, Serious Gaming, Virtual Worlds|

‘Builder’ of Future VA Virtual Hospital to Speak at GameTech

As Orlando awaits the opening of its new VA Hospital located in Lake Nona, plans are already underway for the newest VA hospital; one that won’t reside in any particular city, but instead will be accessible to patients and staff from anywhere online.

Team-Orlando-Simulation-Manny-Dominguez-w Manny Dominguez, Ph.D., the Deputy […]

August 11th, 2014|Events, Mobile Learning, Serious Gaming, Virtual Worlds|

Game Developers, Industry Continue Strong Gaming Program

By Terri Bernhardt

In the midst of travel restrictions and budget limitations, GameTech 2013 Thrills to Skills offered a compelling program for developers, users and supporting industry who attended the 2013 conference. “GameTech 2013 was a huge success,” stated Tom Baptiste, President/Executive Director of the National Center for Simulation and host for the GameTech […]

June 13th, 2013|Collaboration Successes, Serious Gaming|

DAU’s Sanchez Shares Top Ten Research Findings in Games

Slide01Dr. Alicia Sanchez holds the title of “Games Czar” at the Defense Acquisition University, and at GameTech 2013, she reviewed the top ten most relevant research findings in the use of serious video games in training and education.

While very little research on the use of video games […]

May 15th, 2013|Serious Gaming|

GameTech Succeeds in Bringing Together Training Arenas

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

There’s no doubt that 2013 was one of the most challenging planning years for GameTech organizers, with sequestration and a hard stance on any government travel. But knowing the importance of bringing together the involved areas in serious gaming and its translation into so many training arenas, the National Center for […]

May 15th, 2013|Serious Gaming|

Leader of DoD Training Programs to Kick Off GameTech

By Terri Bernhardt

Frank DiGiovanni, Director, Training Readiness and Strategy, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary Defense (Readiness), will be the Government Keynote for this year’s Defense GameTech Users’ Conference: Thrills to Skills, in Orlando, Fla. Given his passionate stance in the power of simulation and its impact on warfighter readiness, GameTech leaders are confident […]

Exceeding All Expectations: Defense GameTech Users’ Conference

By Terri Bernhardt

The 3rd Annual GameTech User’s Conference took place March 29-31, at the Orlando Hilton. Creating history, with 539 attendees and 89 attending “in world” contributed to one of the many successful aspects of this year’s conference. The event kicked-off very appropriately offering four tutorials: Serious Games, Instructional Systems Design, VBS2 and Virtual […]

April 8th, 2010|Serious Gaming|