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I/ITSEC Industry Keynote

Aptima CEO Daniel Serfaty to Deliver Industry Keynote at I/ITSEC 2016

Daniel Serfaty headshotIndustry leader, pioneer in Human-Centered Engineering to address world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training conference

Orlando, FL—November 14, 2016—Aptima, Inc., the leading human-centered engineering company that applies expertise in the disciplines of how humans think, learn, and behave to solve challenges faced by the U.S. Department of Defense, announced today that CEO and Principal Founder Daniel Serfaty will be delivering the Industry Keynote Speech at the 2016 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC). The Service Keynote will be delivered by Maj. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, Jr., Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory.

I/ITSEC is the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training conference, attracting 14,000 attendees in 2015 alone. Organized by the National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA), 2016 marks I/ITSEC’s 50th anniversary conference and will feature special events, professional workshops, peer-reviewed paper presentations, tutorials, a commercial exhibit hall, a serious games competition, and STEM events for teachers and secondary students. NTSA is an affiliate subsidiary of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and promotes international and interdisciplinary cooperation within the fields of modeling and simulation (M&S), training, education, analysis, and related disciplines.

Serfaty is Aptima’s Principal Founder, establishing and implementing a vision for Aptima as the premier Human-Centered Engineering business in the world. His current work involves the technical leadership and coordination of inter-disciplinary projects for government agencies and private industries in conjunction with several academic, industrial and government teams. These efforts investigate factors that drive organizational performance, expertise development and human-systems integration in large-scale technology-rich socio-technical systems. Prior to founding Aptima in 1995, Serfaty was engineering group leader and program manager at Alphatech (now BAE Systems), where he coordinated projects in the decision-making, training, and human engineering areas.

WHAT:              I/ITSEC 2016 Opening Ceremonies

WHERE:           Hyatt Regency Orlando, Windermere Ballroom, 9801 International Drive, Orlando FL

WHEN:             Tuesday, November 29, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM