NCS General News

UCF’s Partnership IV Building to be New Home for Army’s Simulation Training Environment

Posted on January 29, 2019

The facility in Central Florida Research Park will provide space for the Army to use state-of-the-art technology to combine virtual and real-world environments to prepare and protect troops.  BY HEATHER SMITH | JANUARY 29, 2019 – UCF News Orlando’s Central Florida Research Park, the nation’s epicenter for simulation and training-related research and development, will soon be the […]

NCS/Team Orlando 2019 Industry Capability Days Announced

Posted on January 24, 2019

NCS is pleased to officially announce the remaining Industry Capability Days for 2019.  In addition to the Team Orlando High School M&S Student Day that will take place on February 25. we are pleased to announce the remaining Industry Capability Days for 2019.  The three events will be in our traditional format to showcase new technology.  The […]

NCS and LFI Partner Again for Charity Golf Tournament – March 25 at Interlachen CC

Posted on January 4, 2019

The National Center for Simulation and the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government are joining forces for the sixth consecutive year to host our charity golf tournament at the prestigious Interlachen Country Club on March 25, 2019.  Since coming together in 2014, the tournament has raised over $230K to provide support for high school and college […]

Army seeking concepts for second small-business competition

Posted on December 13, 2018

Army seeking concepts for second small-business competition The Army is starting up a second small business-oriented technology competition just as the pilot version enters its final phase.  The service is seeking white papers by the end of December for the second Expeditionary Technology Search, or xTechSearch 2.0, a prize competition that gives small businesses and […]

NCS Accepting Nominations for 2019 Hall of Fame Class

Posted on December 7, 2018

The National Center for Simulation is accepting nominations for Class of 2019 inductees into the NCS Hall of Fame.  The deadline for submitting nominations is December 31, 2018 and the induction ceremony will take place in early summer of 2019.  The ceremony will take place at the Orange County Convention Center’s South Concourse, the home […]

NCS Board Member Inducted into Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame

Posted on December 4, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             December 4, 2018   Contact: Dolly Rairigh Glass: 407-797-7851, Governor inducts Central Florida’s Bill “Roto” Reuter into Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame ORLANDO, Fla. — U.S. Navy captain (retired) Bill “Roto” Reuter was inducted into the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in a ceremony in the Florida Capitol […]

National Center for Simulation Announces 2018 Board of Directors

Posted on November 8, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla.– The National Center for Simulation (NCS) is pleased to announce the results of its 2018 Board of Directors election.  Joining the board are two new members:  Dan Ketchen, president/CEO, Technology Associates & Products, LLC, and Janet Spruill, vice president products, Aptima, Inc.  Also re-elected to serve another three-year term are:  Brian Holmes, current board […]

Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce Named Best Chamber in Readers’ Choice Awards

Posted on November 7, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce Named Best Chamber in Readers’ Choice Awards Orlando, FL (November 6, 2018) – Bridget Lake, President/CEO of the Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce (OWSRCC) is pleased to announce that OWSRCC was recently named best chamber by the 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards presented by the Orlando […]

Current Tariff Exposure Series Presented by Clifton Larson Allen, CPA's

Posted on October 29, 2018

Many thanks to Clifton Larson Allen’s Marni Spence (NCS Board Member) for sharing her firm’s research and insight regarding the potential impacts and implications for the manufactuing and distribution industry in a series of videos titled Current Tariff Exposure.  Click here to see the series of videos presented by Clifton Larsen Allen.

Axiologic Solutions Opens Office in Orlando

Posted on October 26, 2018

Axiologic Solutions Opens Office in Orlando October 25, 2018  Photo caption: Robert McClintock, Axiologic Solutions’ Director of Special Operations Forces Programs, Chris Baeten, CEO of Knight Federal Solutions and Frank Sturek, Axiologic Solutions’ Chief Growth Officer establish a presence for Axiologic Solutions in Central Florida. Axiologic Solutions Opens Office in Orlando VA-Based Company Creates Strategic […]

Team Orlando to Showcase High School Students' Modeling & Simulation Projects at Team Orlando M&S Student Day

Posted on October 22, 2018

Team Orlando, with National Center for Simulation (NCS) support, features high school and technical school students demonstrating Modeling and Simulation (M&S) projects that are of interest to and potentially of value to industry, academia and government. Demonstrations will take place on 25 February 2019, 9:00am-2:00pm, in the Central Florida Research Park, Partnership III Building,   Conference […]

NCS/Team Orlando Fall Industry Capability Day – October 17

Posted on October 16, 2018

NCS and Team Orlando will hold the Fall Industry Capability Day on October 17, 2018.   The event will take place at: Partnership III – Room 310 3039 Technology Parkway Orlando, FL 32826 13 companies will exhibit.  Please see the attached flyer for more details.  

East Orlando Chamber (EOCC) & OPTIC announce Cyber Security Impact Panel, October 2, 2018

Posted on September 21, 2018

OPTIC (Orlando’s Professional Technology & Innovation Collaborative) – Cybersecurity IMPACT Briefing Cyber-criminals are always evolving their tactics to steal sensitive company information and compromise your data. Staying ahead of the ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity threats is difficult, but not impossible. Registration at: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 8:00AM-12:00PM Full Sail University 175 University Park, Drive Winter […]

Fisher House Orlando announces 4th Annual Liberty Cup Fundraiser Golf Tourney

Posted on September 20, 2018

Fisher House Orlando announces the 4th Annual Liberty Cup fundraiser golf tournament hosted by SYNERGY Wealth Alliance, Friday, October 12, 2018 at Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge.  For additional information, registration and sponsorship opportunities, see the attached brochures.  All proceeds will go to Friends of Fisher House Orlando.  

UCF Incubator Announces SBIR/STTR Proposal Workshop – Oct. 10, 2018

Posted on September 18, 2018

The UCF Incubator will host the next SBIR/STTR Workshop – Phase I & Cost Proposal on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at the UCF Business Incubator – Research Park.  For additional information, see the attached flyer and for your reference, here’s the direct link to register: Interested participants are encouraged to register before Sept. 20th to get the […]

Special Olympics Florida Announces their Champions Gala, Saturday, 6 Oct 2018

Posted on August 30, 2018

Special Olympics Florida will host their Champions Gala Fundraiser on Saturday, 6 Oct 2018 at the Four Seasons Resort, Orlando, FL.  This year’s event is presented by Publix but organizers are looking for additional sponsors.  For more information and to view the Gala Sponsorship Packages click on the attached brochure.

UCF Modeling and Simulation Graduate Program Recruiting for a Virtual Reality study

Posted on August 29, 2018

Are you interested in science and technology?  Do you enjoy research in VR?  We need your help! E2i Creative Studio and InSciTe at IST are conducting research studies to better understand the effects of virtual environments on humans.  Participants in these studies experience custom-made virtual worlds and provide feedback to help our researchers know how […]

University of South Florida announces Brain-Drone Races, February 9, 2019

Posted on July 24, 2018

The 2019 USF Brain Drone Race is a track-based drone race where participants will use virtual reality and neuro-technologies to control live drones with their brains. The event will take place in Tampa on Saturday, February 9, 2019, and attendees will be able to interact with brain-controlled virtual drones and mini drones prior to the […]

NCS Partners with Army Research Lab and UCF IST to host GEMS Summer Camps

Posted on July 24, 2018

NCS partnered with the Army Research Lab – Orlando and UCF/IST to host three separate one-week “Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) summer camps.  The camps bring 6th-8th grade students to the Reseach Park for a week long orientation into four fields/industries: modeling & simulation, space, medical and entertainment.  In addition to […]