NCS News Desk

Orlando VA hospital will be national hub for medical simulation training

Posted on February 11, 2010 in General News,

By Fernando Quintero, Orlando Sentinel February 9 2010, 4:33 PM EST The new Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Lake Nona has been selected as the national site for medical simulation training, bringing jobs and further prestige to the region’s emerging “medical city.” The complete article can be viewed at:… Visit at

NASA to fund $1.2 million exhibition at MOSI

Posted on February 11, 2010 in General News,

NASA to fund $1.2 million exhibition at MOSI:

NCS Announces New President and Executive Director

Posted on January 19, 2010 in General News,

Orlando, Fla. January 15, 2010. The National Center for Simulation (NCS) is pleased to announce that it has hired retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Tom Baptiste as its President and Executive Director. Baptiste brings a wealth of knowledge and strategic vision to the world-renowned Simulation Center. Read the entire release here.

NCMA Workshop on Jan 19

Posted on January 5, 2010 in Event News,

Please join us for an evening of networking and a presentation by our guest speaker Mr. Wayne Ferguson; Manager of Contracts and the Export Compliance/Technology Control Officer for CAE USA Inc. Wayne has over thirty years experience in government and commercial contracting and management. Wayne has held both industry and Government positions as a Contracting […]

World's Largest Exhibition of Modeling, Simulation, and VR (I/ITSEC)

Posted on November 12, 2009 in General News,

The largest exhibition of modeling, simulation and virtual reality in the world is scheduled to open in Orlando on November 30. Featuring nearly 500 exhibitors from around the world and encompassing over 200,000 square feet of exhibition space. The event, called the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) points the way to the future […]

Central FL Subways Salute our Military on Veterans Day

Posted on November 10, 2009 in General News,

CENTRAL FLA. SUBWAY® RESTAURANTS SALUTE OUR MILITARY ON VETERANS DAY SUBWAY® to give complimentary 6-inch sub to veterans and active military Nov.11. Orlando, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2009) – Central Florida SUBWAY® restaurants will thank those who have served our country by giving them a complimentary 6-inch sub on Veterans Day, Wed., Nov. 11. All day, […]

ISMAR Discount for NCS Members

Posted on October 4, 2009 in Event News,

Discount for Fellow National Center for Simulation Members Subject line: The Premiere Mixed and Augmented Reality Showcase Coming to Orlando in October Hi, I hope you can come to the ISMAR Conference (see below) that is coming to Orlando on October 19th-22, 2009. It is attracting the best and brightest minds in the art and […]

Seminole Teach-In on Nov 17, 2009

Posted on October 4, 2009 in Event News,

Please join us in the Seminole Teach-In 2009 on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 and show your commitment to public education! This is your opportunity to come into the Seminole County schools and get a taste of teaching! ————————– This is your invitation to get chalk on your hands by participating in the Seminole Teach-In on […]

SimSTAFF Selected for MT2 Annual Top S&T Company List

Posted on September 22, 2009 in General News,

SimSTAFF Technical Services has been selected for Military Training Technology 9th Annual Top Simulation and Training Companies list. SimSTAFF is among the top simulation and training companies that have made a significant impact in the military training industry throughout the current fiscal year. SimSTAFF Technical Services is a recruiting agency specialized in the placement of […]

Team Orlando Announcing New Partnership

Posted on September 17, 2009 in General News,

MEDIA ADVISORY August 17, 2009 CONTACTS: Mary Trier (407) 620-3357; Terri Bernhardt (407) 482-3585; SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT AT IMPLEMENTATIONFEST 2009 The 9th Annual ADL ImplementationFest 2009 will host over 250 learning/education/training professionals from DoD, government, industry, and academia, and will address the newest capabilities for supporting the distributed learning needs of warfighters and distributed […]

First Internet Virtual World for Behavioral Healthcare

Posted on September 7, 2009 in General News,

InWorld Solutions Introduces InWorld, the First Internet-Based Virtual Environment Designed Specifically for Behavioral Healthcare Company Co-Founders to Present in Plenary Session at 117th Annual APA Convention in Toronto: “Next Stop: Virtual Psychology and Therapy” 117th Annual APA Convention Booth 1303 PALO ALTO, Calif., & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InWorld Solutions™ today unveiled InWorld, the first online application using […]

NCS and FHTCC Event Presentations

Posted on September 4, 2009 in General News,

On August 25th, Steve Seay hosted a breakfast event, in conjunction with NCS and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council (FHTCC). This event was titled “Building Community through Technology, Innovation and Education.” The PowerPont presentations from the event are available for download.

Professional Science Masters program at UCF

Posted on September 4, 2009 in General News,

The University of Central Florida is offering a new Professional Science Masters degree program in M&S starting in mid-October. Applications will be taken through Oct 9 and two web-based classes will be offered by UCF starting the week of October 12. It is a two year cohort program which can be taken completely on-line. See […]

Georgia Tech Masters Degree Information Sessions

Posted on August 7, 2009 in Event News,

You’re invited to attend an upcoming information session for the: Georgia Tech Professional Master’s Degree in Applied Systems Engineering Designed for working professionals, this two-year program will allow you to earn a graduate degree in systems engineering from Georgia Tech, without interrupting your career.   Learn more about this new professional master’s degree and understand how […]

NCS Breakfast with Congressman Bill Posey

Posted on July 28, 2009 in Event News,

Please join us on August 28, 2009 for breakfast with Congressman Bill Posey.  The event starts at 8AM and is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. CONGRESSMAN BILL POSEY [FL-15] Congressman Bill Posey represents Florida’s 15th Congressional District.  He serves on the Financial Services Committee and its two subcommittees on Capital Markets, Insurance, […]

Joint ADL CO-Lab ImplementationFest 2009

Posted on July 22, 2009 in Event News,

Make plans now to join over 300 other learning/education/training professionals from DoD, government, industry, and academia for the 9th Annual ADL ImplementationFest from 18- 20 August at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, FL. ImplementationFest 2009 will address the newest capabilities for supporting the distributed learning needs of warfighters and discuss the distributed learning activities […]

Wounded Warriors, Rehabilitation and Technology

Posted on July 8, 2009 in General News,

MS&T Magazine has an interesting article that discusses SECTER virtual world and PTSD: Reliving the horrors of war might not seem like the best way to rehabilitate US armed forces personnel suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. But when just such a therapeutic approach is conducted in the safe environment of a virtual world, initial […]

Meet Congressman Grayson- Monday, June 22nd

Posted on June 22, 2009 in Event News,

Congressman Alan Grayson and Organic Motion cordially invite you to attend a Technology Showcase at UCF/IST hosted by Organic Motion to view a major advancement in military simulation and training. Come see the world’s first human tracking system to incorporate soldiers’ every move into virtual training simulations without the need for any special suits and/or […]

Joint Medical Simulation Technology R&D Center

Posted on June 12, 2009 in General News,

The Joint Medical Simulation Technology Research and Development Center (JMSTRDC) will serve as the principal center and focal point for collaboration between the primary defense organizations conducting research and development activities in medical modeling and simulation for training, therapy, and rehabilitation. This will be a joint cooperative initiative that will support research projects, teamwork, and […]

Free June Training to Dislocated Media Workers

Posted on June 5, 2009 in General News,

Once again, the Employ Florida Banner Center for Digital Media is pleased to announce FREE digital media training courses, leading to basic certifications in professional video editing (with Final Cut Pro 6) and digital image manipulation (using Photoshop CS4). These courses are being offered to assist dislplaced workers in upgrading their skills to find new […]