Florida Simulation Summit to be Held September 22

Hosted by Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the National Center for Simulation

Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the National Center for Simulation will host the Florida Simulation Summit to highlight the state’s multi-billion dollar simulation industry and help identify opportunities for businesses to commercialize simulation.

The event is now in its second year and this year’s theme is “Advancing Human Performance in Healthcare and Sports.” Simulation is a key enabler in a multitude of industries beyond defense, including healthcare, sports and wellness, entertainment, education, energy, transportation and manufacturing. Learn from the simulation experts from various industries about how simulation advances human performance in healthcare and sports. Keynote speaker is Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., Chancellor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Gold is recognized as a national leader for transforming academic medicine and health care delivery.

The event will be held at the Orange County Convention Center on September 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event cost is $25 in advance or $50 at the door. Parking is free. For registration and directions, visit the National Center for Simulation’s website at www.simulationinformation.com.

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (doors open at 8 a.m.)

Orange County Convention Center, South Concourse, Room 320.
9899 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

(407) 836-9673 or Eric Ushkowitz at eric.ushkowitz@ocfl.net

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit www.OCFL.net or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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