Upcoming NCS and Member Events

November 30, 2014 (All day) to December 1, 2014 (All day)
December 1, 2014 (All day) to December 4, 2014 (All day)
December 12, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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November 1, 2014

Simulation was featured as a question on the 31 Oct 2014 segment of the Jeopardy television program!  The question posed to contestants was: "Invented in 1929, the Army Air Corps began using these to reduce airplane accidents"... the answer was "Flight simulator".  Unfortunately not one of the contestants got the answer correct.  I guess we still have some work to do to explain the power of simulation for training!  

October 22, 2014

Heartwood, Inc. was selected by Sikorsky Aircraft to develop custom 3D Interactive Virtual Training courseware for use in maintenance training of the UH-60M and UH-60L BLACK HAWK helicopters in a truly interactive and immersive “hands-on” manner by leveraging the latest in next generation 3D interactive and gaming technologies. Heartwood was selected because it is recognized as the leading provider of 3D interactive training solutions for the Aerospace, Defense, and Military industries.

October 1, 2014

During the month of September 2014, the National Center for Simulation (NCS) held an election to fill two Board of Directors seats vacated by Dr. Roger Smith, Florida Hospital and Jim Siebold.  We are pleased to announce the NCS Membership has elected Pete Marion, TMST Consultants and Karen Connors, Quality Project Control to serve on the Board of Directors for three years beginning on 1 October 2014.  Congratulations and thank you for your service! 

National Center for Simulation

The 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.

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