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National Center for Simulation Names George Cheros President and CEO

Posted on May 31, 2019 in General News,

For Immediate Release Contact: Mary Trier, Capital Communications, 407-620-3357, Mary@MyCapitalCommunications.com June 3, 2019 — Orlando, Florida.The National Center for Simulation (NCS) Board of Directors is pleased to announce George Cheros as its selection for President and CEO of NCS. After a short term as Interim President as the board conducted a search, Cheros was chosen […]

VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER RECEIVES MODELING & SIMULATION (M&S) CERTIFICATION-FIRST OUTSIDE OF FLORIDA

Posted on May 28, 2019 in General News,

Jennifer Renne, Modeling & Simulation Instructor at Landstown High School in Virginia Beach, becomes the 30th teacher in the nation to have the M&S certification credential. She is the first high school teacher from Virginia to pass the National Center for Simulation M&S certification examination. Ms. Renne graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Technology Education […]

NCS Announces Modeling and Simulation Hall of Fame Inductees

Posted on April 26, 2019 in General News,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2019 Contact:  Mary Trier, Capital Communications & Consulting, 407-620-3357 ORLANDO, Fla. –The National Center for Simulation (NCS) announces the selection of three prestigious individuals who will be inducted into the NCS Modeling and Simulation Hall of Fame at a formal ceremony this summer. University of Central Florida’s Dr. Peter Adrian Hancock, researcher and […]

May 15 Industry Capability Day Exhibitor Slate Announced

Posted on April 15, 2019 in General News,

The National Center for Simulation is pleased to announce that all exhibitor spaces for the upcoming May 15 NCS/Team Orlando Industry Capability Day have been secured and there is an outstanding lineup of vendors to showcase their technology and capabilities.  The event is open to all government, academic and industry personnel: Date:  May 15, 2019 Time:  […]

NCS President/CEO Search Update

Posted on April 5, 2019 in General News,

With the retirement of NCS President/CEO Tom Baptiste, the Board of Directors has announced a formal search is underway for the permanent replacement.  Former Chief Operating Officer George Cheros is serving as interim President/CEO.  Cheros has been COO since 2012 and is poised to lead the organization through the transition and he intends on being […]

Lt Gen (Ret) Tom Baptiste bids farewell to NCS

Posted on April 4, 2019 in President's Corner,

We mark the end of an era at the National Center for Simulation as Lt Gen (Ret) Tom Baptiste retires as our President/CEO. Please join me in thanking him for his tremendously successful 9 years at NCS. Under his leadership, our membership more than doubled and we accomplished some great things.  Tom was the driving force behind […]

National Center for Simulation, Dignitas Technologies Inspire Tomorrow's Workforce in Modeling and Simulation

Posted on March 22, 2019 in General News,

  March 22, 2019. Orlando, Florida – The National Center for Simulation (NCS) and Dignitas Technologies recently collaborated to engage, inspire, and financially support the future modeling and simulation workforce at Crooms Academy of Information Technology (Crooms AOIT).   For the past 13 years, the Crooms AOIT Business Advisory Council (BAC) has organized TechFest, an […]

CAE's largest Human Patient Simulation Network conference is back!

Posted on February 13, 2019 in General News,

  Inspired Innovation Emerging simulation technologies to improve patient outcomes CAE’s largest Human Patient Simulation Network conference is back!  February 26-28 In 2019 we’ll be looking for you to join us in Orlando and share your passion for healthcare education through simulation. No matter your background, no matter your experience, HPSN World never fails to […]

NCS Announces CEO Baptiste Retirement April 1

Posted on February 4, 2019 in General News,

~~For Immediate Release Contact: Mary Trier, Capital Communications, 407-620-3357, Mary@MyCapitalCommunications.com February 4, 2019 — Orlando, Florida. The National Center for Simulation (NCS) announced today that President and CEO, Thomas Baptiste, is retiring effective April 1, 2019. NCS Chief Operating Officer George Cheros has been named as interim president and CEO to oversee the organization’s day-to-day […]

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

Posted on January 29, 2019 in General News,

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 in General News,

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 in General News,

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 in General News,

Army seeking concepts for second small-business competition https://challenge.gov/a/buzz/challenge/88/ideas/top 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 in General News,

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 in General News,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             December 4, 2018   Contact: Dolly Rairigh Glass: 407-797-7851, dolly@mycapitalcommunications.com 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 in General News,

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 in General News,

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 in General News,

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 in General News,

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 […]

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