Advance News from I/ITSEC:
This year, the ETSA Special Event will be on the subject of “The European Perspective on Blended Simulation”.
The event will be held on Wednesday, 28 November 2018 at 1400-1530 in Room S329; so make sure that it is in your diary ready.
Please see below for further details of the event:
“The European Perspective on Blended Simulation”.
Modelling and Simulation is a crucial technology for current and future training needs. The challenges of a complex mission environment and the limited availability of Live training opportunities lead to increasing use of simulation as a cost-effective means to achieve mission readiness of our armed forces. However, Live training remains important as it complements Virtual and Constructive simulations.
The European Training and Simulation Association (ETSA – “The European Voice” of the Modelling, Simulation & Training community) has invited representatives from several European armed forces to discuss the national vision on the optimal mix of Live, Virtual and Constructive Simulation (i.e. Blended Simulation). The presenters will provide an overview of current capabilities and share examples of Blended Simulation approaches that leverage the specific advantages of different approaches. The evolution and mid-term plans will be discussed as well as the partnerships (NATO, EDA, R&D, Industry) that are in place or desired to further develop Blended Simulation capabilities.
The ETSA special event panel session will engage with the audience on the way ahead towards Blended Simulation and on discuss how to engage with ETSA and leverage its partnership agreements with NTSA, SISO and Industry.
Wim Huiskamp, Chief Scientist M&S and Gaming, TNO Defence and ETSA Board member
Jean-Louis Igarza, Ph.D., Chief Scientist Antycip Simulation, ETSA Vice-Chair
Graham McIntyre, Chairman, ETSA, United Kingdom
Lieutenant Colonel Peter van Onzenoort, Head Simulation Section, Netherlands Armed Forces Joint IV Command, Netherlands
Lieutenant Colonel Roberto Ambra, Head of the section Avionics, ITAF HQ, Italy
Major (Ret), Ulf Jinnestrand, Senior Consultant and Advisor, 4C Strategies, Sweden
CDR Navy (Res), Emmanuel Chiva, Deputy CEO, Strategy & Development, Agueris, France