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Concurrent Technologies Corporation to Highlight Learning and Human Performance Capabilities at Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC)

November 21, 2011

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) will be exhibiting in booth space 2801 and providing demonstrations and presentations at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) 2011. The conference will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, from November 28-December 1. An overview of what will be showcased at CTC’s booth can be found here.

I/ITSEC promotes cooperation among the Armed Services, Industry, Academia, and various Government agencies in pursuit of improved training and education programs, identification of common training issues, and development of multiservice programs. The conference began in 1966 and is the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training conference.

“Over 20,000 professionals from 57 countries are registered for the four-day conference,” said Ronald W. Ball, Jr., CTC Vice President, Mission Solutions & Programs. “Our expertise in the education and training arena has grown exponentially over the past 11 years since we have been participating in I/ITSEC. This expertise is highlighted by the fact that five CTC papers were accepted after a rigorous evaluation process and will be presented at the conference.”

These CTC papers will be presented over the course of the conference.

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2011, Schawn Thropp and Mark Friedman will be presenting at 4:30 p.m. in Room W304B. The focus of their presentation is: Personal Learning Environments (PLE): A Learner and Data Centric Approach.
  • Wednesday, November 30, 2011, Bill Bandrowski, Philip Double, and Craig Clark will be presenting at 8:30 a.m. in Room W304F. The focus of their presentation is: The Future of Browser-based 3D­ – No Additional Plugins Needed!
  • Wednesday, November 30, 2011, Schawn Thropp and Wayne Gafford will be presenting at 11:30 a.m. in Room W304A. The focus of their presentation is: Can Acquiring Structured Data Improve a Learning Content Development Environment?
  • Thursday, December 1, 2011, David Luciew, Janet Mulkern, and Ron Punako will be presenting at 10:30 a.m. in Room W304E. The focus of their presentation is: Finding the Truth: Interview and Interrogation Training Simulations.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2011, Tyler Shumaker and Wayne Gafford will be presenting at 1:30 p.m. in Room W304B. The focus of their presentation is: The Bridge Project: Open Source Transformation from S1000D(TM) to SCORM(®).

“For the first time, CTC is a sponsor of the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge at I/ITSEC,” said Mr. Ball. “The Showcase & Challenge recognizes innovative game-based technologies and solutions that improve individual, group, and systems training.” CTC is sponsoring the “Best Theme Award-Adaptive Thinking Game” at the Showcase. For more information, visit http://www.sgschallenge.com/index.shtml.

For information about CTC’s Learning and Human Performance capabilities, contact David A. Kingston, Director, Learning & Human Performance Programs, at kingstod@ctc.com. For additional information about I/ITSEC, visit http://www.iitsec.org.

Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is an independent, nonprofit, applied scientific research and development professional services organization providing innovative management and technology-based solutions to government and industry. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, CTC’s primary purpose and programs are to undertake applied scientific research and development activities that serve the public interest. For more information, visit www.ctc.com.

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