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ITEC is an annual forum for representatives from the military, industry and academia to connect and share knowledge with the international training, education and simulation sectors. 

For the first time, ITEC 2017 will feature a live training demonstration area presenting a unique overview of the industry’s latest innovations, the event provides visitors with a platform to discuss developments in this evolving market and exchange ideas about future requirements for military training and simulation.

The event will take place at the Ahoy, Rotterdam from 16-18 May 2017. The Netherlands seeks to leverage its comparative advantages by encouraging cooperation and collaboration between its military establishment, including government laboratories, its industry and the broader research and development community in academia and beyond.

This year's conference agenda will explore the theme "Innovation through Collaboration in Military Training and Education: Focusing Efforts, Harvesting Success". The main ITEC three-day conference will be divided into three streams: M&S Technologies and Architectures, Training and Education - Requirements to Solutions and Dual Use Training Applications. Confirmed speakers and sessions include:

M&S Technologies and Architectures:

-Innovation Through Collaboration: How Technology Supports Real Life Training in a Joint and International Mission Set

Lt Col (Ret) Josef Taubeneder, Former Deupty Commander, Air Manoeuvre Training Centre, Bundeswehr

-M&S Supporting CD&E of UAxS Operations- the R2-CD2 Project

Captain Fabio Corona, Operational Research Section Chief, NATO Modelling & Simulation Centre of Excellence

-ADL Total Learning Architecture Enabling Next-Generation Learning Ecosystem via Meta-adaptation

Dr Elaine Raybourn, Research Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories


Training and Education- Requirements to Solutions:

-Implementation of the NATO Lessons Learned Process in the Modelling and Simulation Domain

Lt Col Walter David, Chief of Analysis and Lessons Learned Section, NATO M&S Centre of Excellence

-UAS Aircrew Training: Evolving the Process and Leveraging Technology to Meet Future Needs

Col (Ret) Robert Kiebler, Wing Commander, Holloman AFB, US Army

-The NATO Allied Framework for M&S as a Service

Dr Robert Siegfried, Managing Director, aditerna GmbH


Dual Use Training Applications:

- A Strategic Corporal in a Constructive Simulation: Developing Near-To-Real Complexities of MOOTW

Brig Gen M Asadullah Minhaz ul Alam,  Director AWGC, Bangladesh Army

-Advanced Cyber Defence Informatics and Cybernetics

Dr Fred Maymir-ducharme, Executive Consulting Architect, Federal CTO Office, IBM

-Squad Overmatch-Tactical Combat Casualty Care: Optimising Warriors, Achieving Overmatch, Saving Lives

Col Daniel Irizarry, Medical Advisor, US Army


ITEC offers a range of networking opportunities across the three days. The off-site networking evening is always a sell-out event with 250+ high level attendees; while the Exhibitor Hospitality Evening, hosted onsite, allows exhibitors to attract delegates and visitors to their stand and exchange in a more relaxed environment. Attending the networking events allows visitors to maximise  their experience at ITEC.

At ITEC 2017, you can expect:

  • 4 conferences steams, including a wide variety of thought-provoking papers and speakers.
  • 60 countries represented in a truly international event.
  • 80 International VIPs attending
  • 2,500 Industry specific attendees

Registration for ITEC 2017 is open. Please visit to book your place and benefit from the early bird rate before 28th April.

If you have any questions, please get in touch at [email protected].If you would like to discuss ITEC's exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Daniel Mortimer, Event Manager on +44 (0)20 7384 7788 or [email protected].