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Forbes Announces Eighth Annual Modeling & Simulation Expo on Capitol Hill

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Washington, D.C., Jun 25, 2013 | Alex Gray (202-225-6365) | comments

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Chairman of the Congressional Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Caucus, announced today that the Caucus, in conjunction with the National Training and Simulation Association, will join in hosting the Eighth Annual M&S Exhibition on Capitol Hill. The Expo is the premier M&S event in the nation’s capital, bringing exhibitors from diverse industries to showcase M&S applications to lawmakers in an effort to promote the development of these high-tech tools in a growing number of fields and specialties.

“Modeling and simulation technology is transforming America’s economy and enhancing its national security. M&S continues to be a critical driver of the United States’ innovation economy, a role that will only grow in the years to come,” said Congressman Forbes.

WHAT:
Eighth Annual Modeling & Simulation Exhibition

WHEN:
Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:
Rayburn Foyer

Demonstrations at the Expo will allow participants to fly in a real flight simulator; control city-wide emergency response during a natural disaster; participate in police small-arms training; perform virtual surgery using state of the art robotics; and other innovative uses of simulation technology.

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Tags: Defense