The Interservice/ Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training conference. The conference will be held from 27 November to 1 December in Orlando, Florida, USA, I/ITSEC and it consists of peer-reviewed paper presentations, tutorials, special events, professional workshops, a commercial exhibit hall, a serious games competition, and STEM events for teachers and secondary students. I/ITSEC is organized by the National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA), which promotes international and interdisciplinary cooperation within the fields of modeling and simulation (M&S), training, education, analysis, and related disciplines at this annual meeting. The NTSA is an affiliate subsidiary of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). Hence, I/ITSEC also emphasizes themes related to defense and security.
Who should attend I/ITSEC?
I/ITSEC is a diverse conference, designed for people who work with training, education, simulation, and/or learning technologies in some capacity. The attendees come from industry, government, military, and academia, and they work in a range of sectors including military and security, adult education, K12 education and STEM, medical, energy, transportation (including aerospace), and manufacturing. In those disciplines, the attendees fill various roles; for instance, they are leaders, policymakers, scientists, applied researchers, engineers, simulation professionals, military personnel, first responders, teachers, trainers, and instructional designers. On the Exhibit Hall floor, even the business development professionals to showcase their companies’ products and services are invited.
I/ITSEC is an international conference, and attendees from around the globe are invited.
The basic agenda can be found on the event website and the detailed agenda will be available in September. All activities of I/ITSEC 2017 will be held in the SOUTH Concourse of the Orange County Convention Center or at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.