Overview of event
The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is the largest modeling, simulation, and training conference in the world. The week-long event consists of professional workshops, tutorials, peer-reviewed paper presentations, special events, a commercial exhibition and STEM events for teachers and secondary students.
The 2015 conference featured over 14,000 registrants, with 6000 visitors to the exhibition and 4000 conference delegates.
Conference and Exhibition
I/ITSEC hosts both a conference and an exhibition. A basic agenda for the conference can be found here. The conference offers visitors the opportunity to attend:
- Tutorials on a number of wide-ranging technical and business topics
- A number of events and presentations relating to technology, training and outreach
- A choice of moderated panels and discussions on subjects such as software development and prototyping
- Presentations on peer-reviewed papers
- Sessions on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives
The detailed conference agenda will be published in late summer or early fall.
Why AREA Members Attend this Event
The abundance of presentations, products and services for modeling, training and simulation provides a compelling reason for AREA members to explore and to network with I/ITSEC delegates who are professionals in these disciplines. The conference also features Augmented and Virtual Reality technologies as topics, which can provide AREA members with possible use cases and scenarios.
Registration and Fees
Registration and fee information can be found here. An attendee justification template is provided for attending the event. In addition, an early bird discount on attendance fees is available through November 14.
I/ITSEC takes place at:
Orange County Convention Center
9800 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819
See the Orange County Convention Center website for details.
Access and Accommodations
Access and accommodation recommendations can be found on the website.
Sponsors and Host
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.
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