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National Training and Simulation Association

November 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm • 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Address: 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32828, United States

Room: S320A

ADL will be participating in the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) which is the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training conference.


  • Tutorial: Demystifying xAPI and Learning Analytics - Monday, 27 Nov 1430-1600 S320D
  • Signature Event: Global GO/FO Perspectives in Learning  - Wednesday, 29 Nov 0830-1000 S330BC
  • Focus Event: Open Source Software: A Debate - Tuesday, 28 Nov 1400-1530 S320GH
  • Focus Event Ignite I/ITSEC (JJ is presenting) - Wednesday, 29 Nov 1030-1200 S320GH
  • Best Paper Session: At the Tipping Point:  Learning Science and Technology as Key Strategic Enablers for the Future of Defense and Security, Wednesday, 29 Nov 1400-1530 S320A
  • ADL Initiative Meeting: Global Directors' Meeting, Friday, 1 Dec 0900-1700, S210D (Invite Only)

ADL INITIATIVE-SPONSORED PAPER SESSIONS Wednesday, November 29 | ROOM S320D Session Title: Fostering Workplace Competencies 0930-1000** “A Mobile Strategy for Self-directed Learning in the Workplace,” Michael Freed, Louise Yarnall, Ph.D., Aaron Spaulding, Melinda Gervasio, SRI International

Wednesday, November 29 | ROOM S320A Session Title: Learning Operability: All Together Now Session

1630-1700 “Total Learning Architecture Development: A Design-based Research Approach,” P. Shane Gallagher, Ph.D, Avron Barr, Sarah Turkaly, Institute for Defense Analyses; J.T. Folsom- Kovarik, Ph.D., Soar Technologies, Inc.; Sae Schatz, Ph.D, ADL Initiative

1700-1730 “Using Competencies to Map Performance Across Multiple Activities,” Robby Robson, Ph.D., Eduworks Corporation; Jonathan Poltrack, ADL Initiative

Wednesday, November 29 | ROOM 320C Session Title: Making Smart Decisions 1600-1630 “Developing a Financial Readiness Mobile Personal Assistant for Learning,” Frank Hannigan, Jennifer Murphy Ph.D., Tarah Daly, Quantum Improvements Consulting LLC; Chad Udell, Dan Pfieffer, Float LLC; Sae Schatz,Ph.D., Marcus Birtwhistle, Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Lab

Organizer: NTSA

Presenter: Dr. Elaine Raybourn