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National Center for SimulationThe National Center for Simulation (NCS) is a
not-for-profit trade association with government, academic and industry members operating as an open consortium.

The vision of NCS is to be the internationally recognized leader in supporting and expanding the modeling and simulation community.  As an organization, NCS is committed to promoting modeling and simulation technology expansion, supporting education and workforce development and providing business development support to its members.   

NCS is working to create synergy for the advancement of simulation for training, bringing together the newest technologies in training and simulation and the industries that can benefit from them.

Blood Drive in Research Park, 29 April 2014 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Where:  Outside Partnership II
              3100 Technology Parkway                                       Look for the Bloodmobile!!
              Orlando, FL 32826

To register for an appointment visit this link:  https://www.oneblooddonor.org/index.cfm?group=op&hlc=MIUH


Posted: Apr 15th, 2014 »

Florida 8 (a) Alliance Announces 3rd Annual Training Conference--Expanding Your Horizons--Taking Your Business to the Next Level

The Florida 8 (a) Alliance will hold its 3rd Annual Conference at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, FL on May 27 -28, 2014.  For additional information see the attached Conference Brochure.  And register to attend at the following link:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-florida-8a-alliance-annual-conference-tickets-9813515489.


Posted: Apr 15th, 2014 »

NCS Recognized in House of Representatives Chamber by Rep. Daniel Webster

On the occasion of its 20th Anniversary, Rep. Daniel Webster recognized the National Center for Simulation during a General Session of the House of Representatives on March 24, 2014.  He congratulated NCS on its past successes and discussed how the organization "fosters relationships between varied communities to help disperse resources and innovations in modeling, simulation and training to those industries which may benefit from the knowledge".  Rep. Webster also stressed how "Orlando is a focal point for cooperative and collaborative efforts" and that Orlando is the home to over 150 industry companies.

The entire speech can be viewed in the attached excerpt from the Congressional Record.


Posted: Apr 9th, 2014 »

MT3 Partners with UCF Incubator to Present MT3 Technology Expo

MT3 is proud to present its spring event, MT3 Technology Expo in partnership with the UCF Business Incubator.

"The expo allows us to get back to our founding principle of bringing together government, industry and academia to facilitate change in our medical/healthcare technology, training and essentially improve and advance patient treatment," stated Mary Trier, an MT3 founding member.  "One of our objectives has been to ensure a dialogue exists among participants; and as the groups come together to discuss current technologies and those on the horizon, organizations can make more informed decisions and investments in medical simulation, training and educational pursuits."


Posted: Apr 8th, 2014 »

Gametech 2014 Call for Presentations Extended to May 2, 2014

By popular demand, GameTech 2014 will extend the Call for Presentations to May 2, 2014.  Presentation proposals are being accepted for topics on Games, Virtual Worlds and Mobile Learning Technologies and can emailed to program@gametechconference.com.

"The GameTech Program Committee is beginning to review proposals, and we are thrilled with the participation so far!" said this year's Program Chair, Eileen Smith with the UCF Institute for Simulation and Training.  "The proposals represent quality sessions and timely information for the DOD game development field."

"Because we've received many requests for an extension of the submission deadline, we are happy to oblige our developer community with that request and extend the submission until May 2," said Smith.  "We will have one room dedicated to hands-on tutorials, so we encourage submissions for not only speaker sessions, but hands-on tutorial training sessions as well."


Posted: Apr 4th, 2014 »


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