NCS to Induct First Class of M&S Hall of Fame

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

The National Center for Simulation, as part of the celebration of its 20th year anniversary, will present for induction, the inaugural class of the NCS Modeling and Simulation Hall of Fame on March 26, 2014, in a special ceremony at the Orange County Convention Center.


March 14th, 2014|Awards and Recognition, Events|

Symposium Shows Students Diverse MS&T Industry

By Terri Bernhardt

Students from across the state of Florida had the unique opportunity to take part in “Simulation: Evolutionary Past, Boundless Future,” coordinated by the National Center for Simulation (NCS) and Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at the University of Central Florida.

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October 20th, 2013|Events, STEM|

NCS Announces Two Upcoming Events

6June2013_NCSwave_NewOn Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., National Center for Simulation will host an educational legal round table event focused on (1) joint ventures options and key points to consider when forming a joint venture), (2) IP considerations in joint venture settings, […]

September 16th, 2013|Events|

NCS Manufacturing-Simulation Exchange August 14

6June2013_NCSwave_NewThe National Center for Simulation, in partnership with the Manufacturing Association of Central Florida, is hosting the annual Manufacturing-Simulation Exchange on Wednesday, August 14 at ZelTech Training Solutions, 7123 University Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32792.

The event, Innovation for the World, is a trade show and networking […]

July 9th, 2013|Events|

NCS Welcomes Congressman John Mica

On Monday, May 20, Congressman John Mica, invited by NCS, addressed a full room in Partnership III about the current news in Washington, D.C.  He also answered questions from the audience and spoke of his efforts in sharing the good news about simulation training. (From left:  Tom Baptiste, John <a href=[…]

June 13th, 2013|Events|

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|

Busy Month of May for NCS Members

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Annual Golf Tourney Great Weather and Good Fun

With a little help from Mother Nature and a break in the rain, the National Center for […]

May 15th, 2013|Awards and Recognition|

Spotlight: NCS Leader Lt Gen Tom Baptiste Passionate Advocate

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

tb-edit-500x300When Lt Gen (Ret) Tom Baptiste decided to retire in Orlando in 2007, it was so he and his wife, Judy, could be close to their two grown daughters and four grandchildren. He had been assigned to MacDill Air Force Base (AFB) in […]

April 11th, 2013|Spotlights|

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 […]

National Center for Simulation Board Elects New Officers

March2012-10-4_Page_5_Image_0001David Manning is the newly elected Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Center for Simulation (NCS), a non-profit trade association whose vision is to be the recognized leader in supporting and expanding the modeling and simulation community. Entering his second term as Chairman, Manning […]

February 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|