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Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and National Center for Simulation to Host Summit Focused on Cybersecurity

Jason Ingalls and Dr. Ara Suppiah, Peak Living Initiative, The Chopra Foundation
to Present Keynotes on October 19 Event

The National Center for Simulation logoMayor Demings' Seal

WHAT: Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and the National Center for Simulation will host the sixth annual Florida Simulation Summit on October 19, 2021, at the Orange County Convention Center. The summit is a ticketed event that will be held live and in person with a virtual option to participate.

Keynote speakers and industry experts will discuss the growing importance of Cybersecurity and how Central Florida can utilize the digital twin model and the region’s MS&T expertise to tackle present and future challenges.

The Florida Simulation Summit is a collaborative partnership between Orange County Government, the National Center for Simulation and the Orlando Economic Partnership. The summit highlights the strong progress, synergy and development of Central Florida’s multibillion-dollar Modeling, Simulation and Training (MS&T) industry as a showcase to the state, nation and beyond. The industry has strong roots in the defense sector and over time has diversified into other clusters such as life sciences, healthcare, sports, gaming and engineering.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 – 8 a.m. – 3: 45 p.m.

WHERE: Orange County Convention Center, North Concourse, Meeting Room N320.
9400 Universal Blvd. | Orlando, FL 32819

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings alongside keynote speaker Jason Ingalls will be made available to members of the media at 11-11:15 a.m. outside the meeting room N319.

RSVP: Media members must RSVP no later than 1:00 p.m. today.  Please email to confirm attendance.


Registration & Networking: 8 a.m.
Summit Program & Opening Keynote: 9 a.m. – 12: 15 p.m.
Buffet Lunch & Keynote: 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Product Demos: 1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
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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 or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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