November 07 - 09, 2018
Orlando, FL

Media Center

Synthetic Training Agenda

Get your copy of the preliminary agenda for IDGA's inaugural Synthetic & Simulation Training, which will explore the current and future direction of virtual training & simulation technologies. Email

Fast Track Your Attendance

Anticipated Attendee Snapshot: 2018 Synthetic and Simulation Training

Find out who you will meet and learn from at the Synthetic and Simulation Training summit taking place this November 7-9, 2018 in Orlando, FL with our 2018 Anticipated Attendee Snapshot!

Dear Boss Letter

Justify your attendance to Synthetic and Simulation Training taking place this November 7-9, 2018 in Orlando, FL with our customizable "Dear Boss Letter."

Registration Form

Fast track your attendance and email your registration form to

Attendee ROI Toolkit

Accelerate building your case to attend the Synthetic and Simulation Training event taking place November 7-9, 2018 in Orlando, FL with our Attendee ROI Toolkit. It includes everything you need to justify your attendance:Attendee SnapshotDear Boss LetterRegistration Form

Featured Content

Q&A: Changing the Training Paradigm to Maximize Readiness

Colonel Bradley M. Crites Commander Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation discusses what is next for the agency.

LIVE RECORDING of The Disruptive World & the Integrated Force, by Jennifer McArdle

YouTube recording  of Jennifer McArdle, Assistant Professor of Cyber Defense at Salve Regina University, presenting at the Royal Australian Air Force's Air Power Conference of 2018.

The "Disruptive World" and the Integrated Force: Readiness through LVC

Jennifer McArdle's presentation from the 2018 Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) Air Power Conference. McArdle emphasizes the importance of LVC training and explains why training must be "increasingly pushed into the virtual and constructive environment."

Cubic signs $7.1m deal to provide simulation services to Australian Navy

As the US finalizes details for STE (Simulation Training Environment), Australia's Navy is already underway with contracts to move ahead with the same initiatives.

Virtual reality for defence less about ‘reality’ than results.

The need for realistic, high-end graphics are less important than having effective training that yields significant operational outcomes. 

GAMING TO VICTORY: Synthetic Training for Future Combat

While the U.S. military has experienced some networked — cyber, electronic, and information — attacks in battle, it has yet to fully face a near peer competitor, like Russia or China, in this domain. In this editorial, Assistant Professor of Cyber Defense at Salve Regina University, a Fellow in Defense...

Enhancing Military Readiness Through Synthetic Training

Today, the live training environment is not conducive to many of the training needs of fifth generation platforms: live training ranges are spatially too restricted, fail to produce realistic threat scenarios, and risk revealing the unique warfighting attributes of platforms. These barriers are pressing military operatives to rethink live training...

Preparing Rotary Wing Pilots for In-Theatre Challenges Through Maximising Training Capabilities

In this presentation, Colonel Kelly Hines, Commander of the 110th Aviation Brigade,  discusses the vision and goals for training the world’s best combat aviators.