I ITSEC Future Leaders Pavilion Orange County Convention Center Orlando Florida November 30 to 4 December 2009 “Learning and leadership are indispensable

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Future Leaders Pavilion

       Orange County
      Convention Center
       Orlando, Florida
November 30 to 4 December 2009
“Learning and leadership are indispensable
              to each other”
      Welcome to the Future Leaders Pavilion
Admiral Fred Lewis, USN (RET), the President of the National Training and
Simulation Association, and the Membership of I/ITSEC take great pleasure in
welcoming you to the Seventh Annual Future Leaders Pavilion (FLP) at I/ITSEC
2009. We are delighted to host students from across the United States to our

Each of you is a leader of your school, and during I/ITSEC week you will meet the
leaders of an industry that has raised simulated training to an art form and prepared
our Armed Forces to defend our freedoms with more innovative and cost-effective
products and services than ever before. In addition, many other government
agencies look to I/ITSEC for the latest products and services to support their
missions. The conference is attended by over 18,000 professionals representing
over 400 companies and government agencies from over 40 countries.
 I/ITSEC is host to many colleges and universities, as well. We hope you will take
the time to learn all about them. Meet and talk with our Modeling and Simulation
(M&S) professionals. They will be happy to talk with you about their innovative
technologies. Do not forget to invite them to the FLP, so they can also see what
you have brought to the conference.
During I/ITSEC week, you will come to realize the strength that M&S market
professionals bring to the theme for this year’s conference: Train to Fight. Fight to

While our current professionals are the bulwarrk of our community, we know that we
are the present – you are the future.

We encourage you to take advantage of all the conference has to offer. Attend as
many paper sessions (Tuesday through Thursday) as you can. Check the schedule
when it is published on our Web Site. Your regional coordinator will be happy to
answer any questions you may have. And, while you are at it, see the many sites
of Orlando and the surrounding areas.

Bookmark our website: www.iitsec.org and click on Education. There you will find
all the information you will need to participate in our FLP.

We look forward to meeting you at I/ITSEC.
1. Each geographic area will be assigned a regional coordinator who will
   offer assistance to students, teachers and chaperones with their logistics
   and projects
2. Students must submit a completed entry form, permission slip and
    IT/Equipment Request form to their regional coordinator
3. All participants will be able to register for the conference, as guests. Your
    coordinator will inform you when the Web site is open for registration.
    Registration includes entry to the conference, attendance at all paper
    sessions, daily lunch and Awards Banquet
4. When scheduling attendance at paper sessions, make sure that one
   student from each school is present in the booth at all times
5. Daily booth standup is scheduled at 11:00 a.m. Please schedule your
   time accordingly
6. Each team will participate in a paper session specifically designed for the
   FLP. Look for that time when the schedule is released. Each paper will be given 15
   minutes for presentation
1. Projects can reflect work that was developed this school year
2. Each project team can be composed of up to two students
3. Please bring an abstract explaining your project to share with FLP visitors
4. I/ITSEC will provide a range of equipment to support your project. Please
   bring any other pieces of equipment you might need. Once you submit
   your equipment/IT request form, no changes can be made to it

I/ITSEC will pay parking daily for one student and one teacher’s
car per school.

1. Each out-of-town student team must have a chaperone who:
 a. Is at least 21 years of age and approved to attend by both parents and
 b. Will be totally responsible for the welfare and activities of each student in
    her/his care, from the time they leave their parents until the time they
    return home to their parents
2. I/ITSEC will make your plane reservations. Inform your regional
   coordinator of your travel plans no later than, Thursday, 1 October
3. I/ITSEC assumes responsibility for the airfare and hotel costs for out-of-
   town students and chaperones from arrival on Sunday, 29 November
   until departure on Friday, 4 December
Sunday, 29 November 2009
1. Out-of-town students and chaperones arrive in Orlando
2. Register at the Rosen Plaza Hotel
3. Proceed to the Orange County Convention Center – register for the conference
4. Proceed to the FLP on the exhibit floor between 1:00pm and 4:00pm
5. Set up pavilion from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
6. Your evening is free

Monday, 30 November 2009
This day will be free for all students and chaperones. You may choose to:
a. Attend tutorials
b. Tour Orlando: Universal Studios, DisneyWorld                                            S
c. Visit the Kennedy Space Center
d. Hang out at the pool

Tuesday, 1 December 2009
1. Arrive at the Convention Center for Opening Ceremonies, no later than 7:30am
2. Proceed immediately to the Pavilion at the conclusion of the ceremonies for
  the daily standup meeting                                                                E
3. The FLP will open at noon and close at 4:00pm
4. Lunch is served from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Rotate your lunch time so that each
   school has one person in the booth at all times.
5. Your evening is free
Wednesday, 2 December 2009
1. Proceed to the booth by 11:00am for the daily standup meeting                           L
2. FLP opens at noon and closes at 4:00pm
3. Lunch is served from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Rotate your lunch time so that each
  school has one person in the booth at all times
4.Your evening is free

Thursday, 3 December 2009
1. Proceed to the booth by 11;00am for the daily standup meeting
2. FLP will open at noon and close at 3:00pm. Booth breakdown begins at 3:00pm
3. Awards Reception will begin at 6:00pm at the Peabody Hotel, lower level
4. Awards Banquet will begin at 7:00pm in the Ballroom of the Peabody Hotel, lower level

Friday, 4 December 2009
Out-of-town students and chaperones depart Orlando

   I/ITSEC will provide shirts for each student. Please bring one pair of
   khaki and one pair of black trousers. We will alternate colors each day.
   I/ITSEC is a professional conference. Please wear comfortable shoes in
   the pavilion but no sneakers except for Sunday setup.

Each student will wear appropriate dress:
•  Gentlemen: suit or dress jacket, shirt, tie and dress slacks
•  Ladies: dress, dress skirt/slacks and dress top, pantsuit

                         BOOTH CONFIGURATION
•   Size: 20x50 accommodating up to eight projects
•   Each school will have a designated space to show its project.

•   One 19” to 20” monitor
•   Internet access
•   Power strip access for multiple devices
•   Two bar-height chairs for each school station

(If you require other equipment, please bring with you to the conference.)
                   YOUR FREE EVENINGS . . . .

•    Orlando is home to DisneyWorld, MGM Studios, Universal Studios and
     more and is a one hour drive from the Kennedy Space Center. You can
     choose something new each night!

•    Touch stingray at SeaWorld Orlando
•    Race go-karts at Fun Spot Action Park
•    Dine at the world’s largest Hard Rock Café
•    Feel the G-forces on a roller coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure
•    Design and ride your own roller coaster at WonderWorks and
•    See the weird and wild at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! At the Orlando
•    Celebrate New Year’s Eve every night at Downtown Disney Pleasure
•    Visit the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney-MGM Studios
•    Go Back to the Future at Universal Studios
                     Regional Coordinators

Future Leaders Pavilion Leader
Ann Friel
3170 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, VA 22040

Margaret Loper
Georgia Tech

Central Florida
D. David Hutchings
Camber Corporation
11315 Corporate Boulevard, Suite 110
Orlando, Florida 32817
407.277.8174 x 254

Huntsville, Alabama
Michael O’Connor
ITT Corporation