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SISO Seminar 2017

SISO Seminar 2017


SISO seminar at ITEC 2017:

As for some years, SISO is organizing its traditional “seminar on M&S standards in Europe” in conjunction with the ITEC Conference and Exhibit. The SISO event will be organized Monday 15 May 2017, a day before the official opening of ITEC, on the same location (Rotterdam Ahoy, Netherland).

This full-day seminar will start with an introduction of SISO and its activity, recently approved standards as well as the emerging ones. NATO M&S Group (NMSG) standardization activity will also be introduced since NATO is a key stakeholder in the M&S standard world and a close partner of SISO. Specific sessions will address

  • The future version of HLA (HLA 4), which should be published before 2020,
  • General issues and standards on representation of natural and man-made environment in simulation,
  • VV&A,
  • Recent successes on the use of SISO standards.

The final agenda of this seminar will be available, mid-February, on the ITEC and SISO websites.

This event sponsored by ITEC, ETSA (the European Training and Simulation Association), NTSA (the US National Training and Simulation Association), the NATO M&S Group (NMSG), Aditerna GmbH and the Antycip Simulation Company. It is open to SISO members and also to non-members. Nevertheless, SISO members attending the SISO seminar will benefit from reduced fees for the ITEC conference.

Please register here:   www.itec.co.uk/register

For more information, please contact:
Jean-Louis IGARZA (Jean-Louis.Igarza@antycipsimulation.com),
Jose RUIZ (Jose.ruiz@intradef.gouv.fr),
Stefan SANDBERG (Stefan.Sandberg@pitch.se)
Wim HUISKAMP (wim.huiskamp@tno.nl )

2017 Conference Agenda

Time Session Speaker

Session 1: “Introduction”
session chaired by Wim HUISKAMP, (NLD), TNO, SISO Executive Committee (EXCOM)

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and introduction Jean-Louis IGARZA, (FRA), Antycip simulation,
Vice-chairman of the SISO Standards Activity Committee (SAC)
09:15 – 09:40 SISO introduction Mike O’CONNOR, (USA), Trideum, SISO EXCOM chairman
09:40 – 10:00 NATO M&S standardization activity Agatino MURSIA, (ITA), Leonardo, NATO M&S Group (NMSG) vice-chairman
Session 2: “Simulation Interoperability via HLA ”
session chaired by Jose RUIZ, (FRA), DGA, French MoD, SISO Conference Committee (CC)
10:00 – 10:15 Introduction to the High Level Architecture (HLA) standard Jose RUIZ (FRA), DGA, SISO CC
10:15 – 10:35 Towards the new standard (HLA 4) Björn MÖLLER, Pitch Technologies, (SWE) and 
10:35 – 10:55 Establishment of HLA compliance certification within NATO Stefan VRIELER, (DEU), Bundeswehr, German MoD
Lt. Col. Jan HODICKY, (CZE), University of Defense
10:55 – 11:00 Questions and answers
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

Session 3: “Verification and Validation (V&V): application of existing and emerging standards”, session chaired by Simone YOUNGBLOOD (USA), John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, (JHU APL), and SISO SAC

11:30 – 11:50

Fundamentals and Application of the M&S Use Risk methodology (MURM) Simone YOUNGBLOOD (USA), JHU APL, SISO SAC
11:50 – 12:10 Enhancing virtual maintenance training through the application of the Generic Methodology for V&V (GM-VV) Manfred ROZA (NLD), NLR Jeroen VOOGD (NLD),
Ltd. Cdr. F.C.J. (Frank) MÜLLER – Program Manager NH90 Training Systems
12:10 – 12:30 An overview of International VV&A Requirements and Gaps

Prof. Axel LEHMANN (GER), University of Bundeswehr

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
Session 4: “Standardizing Environmental Data Processing & Sharing - A unified approach ”
session chaired by Jean-Louis GOUGEAT (FRA), Sogitec, Reuse and Interoperation of Environmental Data & Processes (RIEDP) Product Development Group (PDG) chairman
14:00 – 14:10 Session introduction, background and motivation Jean-Louis GOUGEAT (FRA), Sogitec, SISO RIEDP PDG chairman
14:10 – 14:25 Requirements for Environment Database, Training perspective Robert SIEGFRIED (GER), Aditerna
14:25 – 14:50 The SISO solution for sharing data: RIEDP Scope, Concepts and Status Jean-Louis GOUGEAT (FRA), SISO RIEDP PDG chairman
14:50 – 15:05 How is RIEDP different from the other initiatives Patrice Le LEYDOUR (FRA), Thales Training and Simulation, SISO RIEDP PDG member
15:05 – 15:20 Other challenges for Environmental databases Arno GERRETSEN (NLD), NLR, SISO RIEDP member
15:20 – 15:30 Conclusion / Q&A
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
Session 5: “Success stories in using SISO standards”
session chaired by Stefan SANDBERG (SWE), Pitch Technologies, SISO CC
16:00 – 16:20 Successful use of HLA for a family of System Performance Assessment Simulation Laurent PRIGNAC (FRA), MBDA
16:20 – 16:40 SISO Space Reference FOM: A Next Generation Interoperabilty Standard for Design, Analysis and Training of Space Operations Björn MOLLER (SWE), Pitch Technologies,
16:40 – 17:00 Successful use of interoperability standards for a Call for Fire and Close Air Support simulation Adam EASTON (GBR), CEO of SimCentric
17:00 End of Conference

Please click here for the session abstracts. 

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