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Aptima at vI/ITSEC 2020

‘The Future is Now’

Aptima, Inc. announced today that members of its staff will present six peer-reviewed on-demand paper presentations at the 2020 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world’s largest modeling, simulation and training event (30 Nov-4 Dec 2020). This year’s event, vI/ITSEC, will provide a virtual platform for the modeling, simulation and training industry to collaborate on emerging requirements, trends, and challenges, while also allowing industry to showcase existing and emerging capabilities.

On-Demand Paper Presentations and “Meet the Author” Dates and Times

Tuesday, 1 December 2020

  • Teaming Artificial Intelligence with Digital Twins to Improve Training Effectiveness (20433)
    Evan Oster, Kent Halverson, Ph.D., Zach Smith, Aptima, Inc.; Viviana Kypraios, RiverTech LLC/Akima
    MEET THE AUTHOR: Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 1630-1800, ECIT 1

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

  • Human-Machine Teaming: What Skills Do the Humans Need? (20371)
    Kara Orvis, Ph.D., Samantha Dubrow, Aptima, Inc.
    MEET THE AUTHOR: Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 1630-1800, ED 4
  • Precision Learning at CSCS: Teaching to the Student, Not Just the Class (20227)
    Janet Spruill, Aptima, Inc.; Lloyd Kleinman, II, U.S. Navy Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS); Jeffrey Beaubien, Ph.D.
    MEET THE AUTHOR: Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 1630-1800, TRNG 6

Thursday, 3 December 2020

  • Exploring the Benefits of Adaptive Learning Methods (20326)
    Evan Oster, Krista Ratwani, Ph.D., Aptima, Inc.; Alan Carlin, Ph.D., STR
    MEET THE AUTHOR: Thursday, 3 December 2020, 1630-1800, ED 5
  • Performance Measurement Applications and Associated Data Requirements for LVC Training (20206)
    Jeffrey Beaubien, Ph.D., Michael Tolland, Jared Freeman, Ph.D., Aptima, Inc.
    MEET THE AUTHOR: Thursday, 3 December 2020, 1630-1800, TRNG 9
  • Quantifying Learner Expertise Using Unobtrusive Measures of Cognitive Load During Training (20224)
    Jeffrey Beaubien, Ph.D., John Feeney, Ph.D., Noah DePriest, Aptima, Inc.; Rachel Elkin, M.D., David Kessler, M.D., Nathaniel Damaghi, Columbia University Irving Medical Center; Todd Chang, M.D., Children’s Hospital
    MEET THE AUTHOR: Thursday, 3 December 2020, 1630-1800, TRNG 9

Aptima also thanks those staff members who worked hard over the past 12 months to ensure another successful I/ITSEC:

  • Janet Spruill, Chair, Scholarship Committee
  • Kara Orvis, Ph.D., Deputy Chair, Training Subcommittee
  • Jeffrey M. Beaubien, Ph.D., Chair, Education Subcommittee
  • Evan Oster, Member, Emerging Concepts & Innovative Technologies
  • Samantha Dubrow, Member, Human Performance, Analysis and Engineering
  • Ramona Shires, ND, Member, Tutorial Board

In addition, Aptima Founder and Chief Executive Officer Daniel Serfaty will be moderating a live Focus Event on Thursday, 3 December, from 1000-1130, “A View from the Top: Disruptive Technologies That Will Transform Training.” This panel will represent diverse perspectives from small, medium, and large companies across the training industry and adjacent markets, all of whom are thinking about innovating for the Warfighter.

The panelists include:

  • Mike Knowles, President, Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions, Senior Vice President, Cubic Corporation
  • Don Ariel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Raydon Corporation
  • Marlo Brooke, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, AVATAR Partners
  • Ulrik Juul Christensen, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Area9 Group

Register for vI/ITSEC today at