International Attendees

I/ITSEC warmly welcomes the attendees from outside the USA
Conference organizers make a special effort to provide assistance and enhance the I/ITSEC experience of our international participants. Courtesies extended to our international visitors include a special lounge, called the International Pavilion; internationally themed special events; and personalized support and tours.

I/ITSEC 2017 International Statistics
1800 International participants from 50 countries were present at I/ITSEC 2017!

International Pavilion
Room S310 E-H

  • Five meeting rooms that can accommodate up to ten people each (by reservation only)
  • Lounge area to relax with refreshments and mingle with colleagues or plan your daily agenda
  • Open through Monday through Thursday during I/ITSEC
  • The International Pavilion will provide a place for you to meet, learn more about the conference, and interact with international colleagues.

International Reception
Join us Wednesday evening for a reception that acknowledges your international participation in I/ITSEC and recognizes our Best from Around the Globe presenters. Check in the International Pavilion for information about the International Reception on Wednesday evening.

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International Reception

Special Events for I/ITSEC 2017 (2018 will be posted in August)

Buying Innovation in Military Technology
Tuesday 28 Nov • 1600- 1700 Room S329

Global General/Flag Officer Perspectives in Learning
Wednesday 29 Nov • 0830 Room S330BCD

International Collaboration 2017
Wednesday 29 Nov • 1400 Room S330BCD

International Future Authors Session
Wednesday 29 Nov • 1630 • Room S310C

Cloud-Based Simulation:  Hype or Reality?
Wednesday, 29 Nov • 0830 • Room S320GH

Additional Tutorials and Papers that are from International Authors or are of International Interest are distributed throughout the program. Check for the International Symbol (an airplane icon).

Conference Awards Banquet
We encourage you to make plans to stay and attend the Conference Awards Banquet to be held on Thursday evening.  This is a great way to close out the week and celebrate the end of the conference!  The banquet dress code is listed in the program as Black Tie (optional), but we would like for you to feel free to wear your nation’s formal traditional dress/costume to the evening’s events.  Let’s celebrate together the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training conference!

Helpful International Travel Links

    Apply for a Visa Online
    Request a Letter of Invitation from NTSA or download Request Form (PDF) and email to , allow 10 days to process
    Currency Converter
    Travel Tips from TSA

Contact Information:

Dr. Denise Threlfall
International Programs Director, I/ITSEC

Sponsorship Opportunities with the International Pavilion:
Ms. Shannon Burch, CEM
NTSA, Director of Exhibits & Sponsorships