Representatives of the University took part in Interservice / Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando (USA)
Representatives of the National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi took part in Interservice / Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando. This annual event attracted over 17,000 professionals, including military and industry leaders, domestic and international partners, support staff, and other stakeholders and consists of peer-reviewed paper presentations, tutorials, special events, professional workshops, a commercial exhibit hall, a serious games competition.
The ADL Initiative kicked off the conference on Sunday by hosting its annual ADL Global Partnership Network directors meeting at I/ITSEC. The NDUU signed the Intent to Cooperate and became the Member of the Network in September 2019. The Network includes US Government agencies, international military entities, and US-based academic institutions. Over 43 military and civilian participants took part in the annual exchange, from the US Government, NATO Allied Command Transformation, Canada, Denmark, Georgia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Ukraine, the Latin American Institute of Educational Communication, Arizona State University, and the University of Memphis.
The full-day meeting included discussions on each member’s approaches to implementing advanced distributed learning, including efforts to develop an interoperable “future learning ecosystem” capability. ADL Initiative international partners were given the opportunity to discuss their experiences in a series of structured presentations, including a panel featuring three General Officers from Ukraine, Georgia, and Sweden. Major-General Serhii Salkutsan represented Ukraine in the Panel. The Generals shared their perspectives on military training upgrades and interoperability.
On Monday, the Partnership Network members also witnessed Mr. Fred Drummond, DoD Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Education and Training, and Rear Admiral Henrik Ryberg, Commandant of the Royal Danish Defence College, sign an Intent to Cooperate, formally welcoming Denmark as the newest member to the Global Partnership Network.