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03-18-2008, 01:47 AM
MODSIM World 2008 is the premier international conference and exposition
for researchers and practitioners in modeling and simulation and related
areas, and for the diffusion of knowledge in modeling, simulation,
visualization, and game-based learning. MODSIM World Conference & Expo 2008
will be held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach,
Virginia, September 15-18, 2008.

MODSIM World 2008 is organized into six tracks – Defense, Homeland
Security, Education & Training, Engineering & Technology, Health &
Medicine, and Transportation & Logistics. There will also be a gaming
technology series of sessions that cross-cut through these tracks. The
MODSIM World 2008 Conference and Expo Program Committee’s Call for
Papers incorporates both the traditional call for papers and a call for
presentations that includes a variety of other communication forums.
The Committee invites proposals for all tracks including the gaming
technology sessions, in the following categories: full (peer-reviewed)
papers, panels, invited speakers, round tables, workshops, symposia, and
tutorials.


Proposals (abstracts) must embrace the conference goals (as stated at
the Website) and can cover the full spectrum from theory and practice,
research and experimentation, development and application, to test and
evaluation. Presenters will be provided with a projector, podium, and
microphone. Requirements for other audiovisual equipment must be
included in your proposal.


The Health & Medicine Track is currently seeking a variety of speakers
for this conference. If you are interested, you may either visit the
MODSIM World Conference & Expo 2008 Website (see below) and submit your
abstract, or email one of the track co-chairs directly, to discuss
topics and formats most appropriate for you to present. The deadline
for submission is May 1, 2008.


For additional information, please go to the MODSIM World Conference &
Expo 2008 Website: http://www.modsimworld2008.com/index.htm. You may
also email any of the co-chairs for the Health & Medicine Track:




Michele Darby, – Track Co-Chair
Gene W Hirschfeld
School of Dental Hygiene
Health Sciences Bldg., Room 3100
Old Dominion University (ODU)
4608 Hampton Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23529-0499
mdarby@odu.edu
W: 757-683-5232
Fax: 757-683-5239

Bruce Milligan, Track Co-chair
Learning Technologies Project Manager
Federation of American Scientists (FAS)
1725 DeSales Street NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
bmilligan@fas.org
W: 202-454-4685
Fax: 202-675-1010
Cell: 410-926-2800

Juergen A. Klenk, Track Co-chair
Senior Associate
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
8283 Greensboro Drive
McLean, VA 22102, USA
klenk_juergen@bah.com
W: 703-377-7205
Cell: 703- 350-3802
Fax: 703- 902-3392