ARLINGTON, VA -- The world's largest and most significant modeling and simulation conference returns to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Dec. 2-6. The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) will feature more than 480 exhibiting corporations and academic and research institutes from around the globe.
Technologies on display will represent the very latest in synthetic environments, incorporating augmented reality, virtual reality and extended reality, creating totally immersive training and learning experiences. Emphasis will be on the impact of machine learning and artificial intelligence as well as the implications of disruptive technologies. A key goal at I/ITSEC 2019 will be speeding the assimilation of technologies to the military and first responder communities as well as to health care and a host of other applications, from environmental analysis and prediction to widespread industrial use and epidemiology.
The enormous potential of modeling, simulation and synthetic environments will not only be evident on the exhibit hall floor but also in the conference portion of I/ITSEC, which will attract more than 4,000 members of the military, government, academia and research organizations from more than 50 countries. There are 41 special events that will focus on a wide range of uses for the technology and presentations of 125 technical papers. Among topics of discussion are big data analytics, cyber technologies and the advent of quantum computing.
I/ITSEC participants are a veritable who's who of the virtual world, while the exhibitors range from the largest defense and aerospace corporations to world-renowned scientific and research organizations and leading universities. More than 17,000 visitors are expected at I/ITSEC 2019. With close to 200,000 square feet of exhibit space, I/ITSEC is numbered among the 100 largest exhibitions in the United States.