February 23-24, 2022 | UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, Orlando, FL

The 5th Annual Military Virtual Training & Simulation Summit will provide a forum for members of the DoD, DHS, Private Industry, Academia and other relevant stakeholders to discuss the current and future direction and utilization of virtual training & simulation technologies throughout the Military Services. The Summit will focus on the efforts to leverage M&S technologies across the Military in order to increase warfighter readiness and help train for future multi-domain operations.

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2022 Early Confirmed Speakers:

Karen Saunder, SES
Senior Official Performing the Duties of ASA(ALT) & AAE

BG William Glaser, USA
Synthetic Training Environment CFT

Col John Kurian, USAF
Senior Materiel Leader, Simulators Division
Air Force Life Cycle Management Center

COL Scott Gilman, USA
Deputy Director
US Army Modeling and Simulation Office

COL Roberto Hennessy, USA
U.S. Army MEDCoE, Directorate of Simulation

Paul Rowlett
Chief of USSOCOM’s SOF Planning, Rehearsal, and Exercise Preparation (SOFPREP)
and the SOF Training Support Center (STSC)

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Why You Should Attend This Summit:

This educational Summit will bring together senior DoD officials, military leaders, academia, and solution providers to explore emerging concepts and capabilities in Virtual Training and Simulation technologies. Emerging simulation technology will improve training and prepare the warfighter for current and future challenges.

DSI’s 2022 Military VT&S Summit will discuss the pressing need to develop and mature modelling and simulation capabilities across the DoD. As the nation faces itself confronting potential threats from peer nations across multiple domains and operating environments leaders throughout the military need effective methods to ensure their units are ready and capable of meeting these challenges. The continued development of virtual training capabilities will allow America’s Warfighters to be prepared and ready for to confront any enemy that confronts them.

This Summit will feature senior level discussions that emphasize the critical need for the rapid acquisition and development of VT&S capabilities across all services. This program will allow for open and honest dialogue to solve the nation’s most difficult technical and strategic challenges. __________________________________________________________________________________

Operating Guidance for Government Attendees:

DSI’s Summit directly supports DoD and Government priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their department's mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.

DSI’s Summit will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.

The Summit is open and complimentary to all DoD and Federal Government employees and is considered an educational and training forum. ___________________________________________________________________________________

Sponsor & Exhibit: Now Open!

The Military Virtual Training & Simulation Summit provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions.

  __________________________________________________________________________________ Topics to be covered at the 2022 Summit:

- Enhancing Warfighter Readiness through Research and Development of Simulation Technologies

- Providing the Navy with Cutting Edge Virtual Training Solutions

- Utilizing Modeling and Simulation to Close Lethality and Readiness Gaps

- Providing Total Force Training to Army Units Through Modeling and Simulation Capabilities

- Applying Virtual Simulations to Provide Quality Products and Services in Support of Air Force Objectives

- Standardizing M&S Across the Army in Support of Department Missions and Activities

- Leveraging Medical Simulation Technologies Impact on Military Casualty Care


At Our Summit You Have the Ability To:

Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing the Modeling and Simulation communities.

Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to engage in constructive dialogue among all in attendance.

Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are encouraged to address our speaker faculty and each other with their questions, comments or ideas. __________________________________________________________________________________


Participating Organizations at Past Summits:

STE CFT, PEO STRI, US Army Modeling & Simulation Office, Lockheed Martin, 711th Human Performance Wing, Air Force A3T, US Army Combined Arms Center-Training, Northrop Grumman, Boeing Company, DC CD&I, Air Force Research Laboratory, TRADOC, Rockwell Collins, OPNAV, Marine Corps System Command, IARPA, US Army Research Lab, NATO Modeling and Simulation Center of Excellence, DoD CIO, MITRE, Mantech International, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, SAIC, Naval Air System Command, Adobe, RAND Corporation, Raytheon, and many more! ___________________________________________________________________________________

*Summit is Closed to The Press/ No Recordings*