AlaSim International Modeling Simulation Conference
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Event Description

October 25, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Conference Exhibition Center

AlaSim Exhibitors & Attendees

The 2017 AlaSim International Conference & Exposition showcases the vibrant, multi-domain, modeling and simulation industry in Alabama. The conference is designed to focus on both the breadth and depth of simulation activity in Alabama and to collect, document, display, and discuss the current state of simulation technology throughout the world.

Elements planned for AlaSim 2017 include plenary speakers, paper presentations, project briefings, panel discussions, workshops, tutorials, and exhibits displaying the latest simulation technology, products, and services.

AlaSim International is organized by the Alabama Modeling and Simulation Council.

  • Conference Session Attendees

    AlaSim Session Attendees

    Speakers: Plenary speakers and industry experts will present project and program briefings about simulation work planned and in-progress throughout the conference.
  • Panel Discussions: Opportunities for open discussion with simulation subject experts.
    See panelist opportunities.
  • Workshops: An open and collaborative environment for the definition and creation of modeling and simulation products.
    See instructor opportunities.
  • Tutorials: To provide introductory and advanced training in current simulation technology.
    See tutor opportunities.
  • Exhibit Area: Where industry exhibitors will be displaying their latest simulation products and capabilities.
    See exhibitor opportunities.
  • Sponsorship Opportunities: Opportunities for sponsors to promote their products, message, and/or brand.
    See sponsor opportunities.

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Who Should Attend?

Conference Banquet Room

Conference Banquet Room

AlaSim 2017 offers a variety of opportunities for:

  • M&S practitioners,
  • vendors of M&S products and services,
  • M&S academia, and
  • many others.

AlaSim provides the ultimate venue to see and be seen; hear and be heard; to instruct as well as to learn about the science, technology, and business of modeling and simulation. If you would like to participate as an author or speaker, please see our call for participation here.

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Registration & Pricing:

AlaSim Meeting Room

AlaSim Meeting Room

There are two early bird deadlines for saving on conference registration. Register by August 19, 2017 and you can save you as much as $100. Register by October 14, 2017 and you can still save up to $50. You will also be able to register on-site the day of the conference at full price. Registration begins on-site at 7:30 AM and runs until 4:00 PM. Be sure to bring the appropriate ID to take advantage of available discounts for members, current and full-time students2, active military, and federal governement employees. AlaSim authors and presenters should register as an AMSC member, non-member, Federal Government employee, active military, or full-time student2 as appropriate. All others should register as AMSC member or non-member.

Conference Registration Deadlines:

  Up to
Sept. 16
Up to
Oct. 20
Up to Oct. 25
& On Site
AMSC Members $125 $150 $200 Register Now
Non-Members $150 $175 $175 Register Now
Active Military & Federal Government Employees1 Free Free Free Register Now
Full-Time College Students2 $100 $100 $100 Register Now
High School Students Free Free Free Register Now
Program Authors & Presenters $125 closed3 closed3 Register Now
1 DOES NOT include State Government Employees.
2 Full-time students must be enrolled in classes totalling a minimum of 9 credit hours.
3 Authors MUST register by September 16, 2017.

Hotel, Directions & Parking:

The 2017 AlaSim Conference & Expo will be held at the Holiday Inn Research Park, conveniently located near Cummings Research Park, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Redstone Arsenal, a variety of hotels and restaurants.

Holiday Inn Research Park
5903 University Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35806
(256) 830-0600 or 1-800-845-7275

Holiday Inn Research Park

For out-of-town guests, AMSC has blocked 20 rooms with Holiday Inn Research Park. Ten rooms each are available with king and double beds configurations. The price is $91.00 per night (plus taxes and surcharges).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card or deposit by no later than September 24, 2017 (be sure to mention you are affiliated with the Alabama Modeling & Simulation Council). If you wish to cancel your room reservation and avoid cancellation charges, please be sure to contact Holiday Inn Research Park no later than 6pm on the date of your anticipated arrival. Rooms are available for check-in after 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 noon. If you should require any other check-in or check-out times, please provide Holiday Inn Research Park with a two weeks advance notice.

Maps & Directions

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Certified Modeling and Simulation Professional Recertification Units:

This conference qualifies for Recertification Units (RU's) for the Certified Modeling and Simulation Professional (CMSP) as administered by the Modeling and Simulation Professional Certification Commission (MSPCC -

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Questions & Comments:

For questions or comments, please contact the AlaSim International Program Chair at

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