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Simulation Conference

Thursday 10 October
This event is open and complimentary to PACIFIC 2019 trade visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates.
Click here to register and make your expression of interest to attend (please note that your expression of interest does not guarantee you a place; Numbers at the PACIFIC 2019 complimentary conferences are limited and spaces are not guaranteed. Attendance is subject to availability and is on a first come, first served basis).
Level 3, ICC Sydney

The Maritime Simulation Conference will provide a forum for discussion on the use of modelling and simulation in the maritime sector. The conference will include information sessions from the academia, government and industry.


Dr Saikou Y. Diallo

Dr Diallo has a Ph.D. Modeling and Simulation, Old Dominion University, 2010, M.Sc. Modeling and Simulation, Old Dominion University, 2006, and a B.S. Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University, 2003. His areas of expertise include: M&S Interoperability, the Science of M&S, and M&S Methodologies.

Since May 2010 he has been Research Assistant Professor at the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University (May 2010 Current). This role includes the Director of the Modeling and Simulation Interoperability Lab, Co-Lead of the Human Dynamics lab, Affiliated Faculty at Old Dominion University, Research Associate at the Institute for Bio-Cultural Study of Religion; and has received over one million dollars of funding.

Prior to his current role, from May 2006-2010 Dr Diallo was the Senior Project Scientist at the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University whereby be acted as Co-PI on over two million dollars of funded projects, served as Technical lead for NAT) and DoD projects, and served as co-Lead of SISO/IEEE standard drafting group. From January 2004 to May 2006, he was the Project Scientist: Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University and acted as developer on NATO, DoD and DHS projects.

Dr Diallo is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group Simulation (SIGSIM), the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO), and the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS).

Enquiries enquiries:
Alisha Fisher
Managing Director
Asia Pacific Simulation Alliance
0412 442 642