ARINC Conferences

Dallas, Texas

FSEMC

Flight Simulator Engineering and Maintenance Conference

Sep
17 - 20
Irving, Texas

About FSEMC

The Flight Simulator Engineering and Maintenance Committee (FSEMC) provides cost effective solutions to simulator operational and maintenance problems through the widely respected international conference and establishes technical standards that increase simulator readiness and reduce operational costs.

Attended by more than 300 flight simulator experts from around the world, the annual conference identifies technical solutions to engineering and maintenance issues resulting in immediate and long-term savings and increased efficiency for simulator users.

The activities of the FSEMC are led by the FSEMC Steering Committee in accordance with the Terms of Reference  approved by SAE ITC. The ARINC Standards Development Document specifies the procedures used to develop voluntary consensus-based ARINC Standards.

Future Conferences

2019 FSEMC
October 21-24, 2019
Van der Valk Hotel Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands

    Traveling to Irving

    Hotel Reservations

    Hotel reservations should be made directly with the Omni Mandalay Hotel.

    Omni Mandalay Hotel
    221 East Las Colinas Avenue
    Irving, Texas 75039
    USA

    Cut Off Date:  August 24, 2018

    Rate: $179.00 USD

    The Airports: 

    Dallas Love Field (DAL)

    DAL celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017. 

    It has one terminal exiting to an arrivals hall for baggage retrieval. Ground transportation and rental car shuttles all have stops outside the terminal.

    This website can assist you with airport information: www.dallas-lovefield.com

    Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

    DFW ranks forth in the world in operations, and 11th in passengers. 

    DFW has five terminals all exiting to a common arrivals hall for baggage retrieval. Ground transportation and rental car shuttles all have stops outside the terminal.

    This website can assist you with airport information: www.dfwairport.com

    Ground Transportation: 

    From each airport, there are several methods of getting to the downtown area: 

    • Public Bus 
    • Shuttle Services - Some hotels are free. Call to request upon arrival.  
    • Taxi from airport 
    • Rental Car - Prices may vary

    Please research your chosen transportation methods for more information. SAE ITC, ARINC Industry Activities, or FSEMC is not responsible for ground transportation, or issues occurring with services shown.

    The following websites can assist you with airport information: 

     

    Online Registration for FSEMC

    An FSEMC Badge is required for all activities related to the AEEC | AMC to include the technical meeting, breaks, lunch, hospitality suites, etc.

    Online preregistration closes September 7, 2018.

    Guest and Attendee Tours

    Reserve your space for you or your guest to participate in the following conference events: 

     

      Conference Awards

      Edwin A. Link Award

      Each year, FSEMC encourages the contribution of ideas, leadership, and innovation by allowing individuals to be nominated for the Edwin A. Link Award prior to the annual  FSEMC. The award recognizes one individual for outstanding personal achievement. The Edwin A. Link Award has become world-renowned as the simulation industry's highest award for individual achievement. 

      Roger S. Goldberg Award

      The Roger S. Goldberg Award recognizes an individual in the FSEMC community who exhibits the characteristics of outstanding personal service and exemplifies the true heart and soul of FSEMC - an FSEMC Most Valuable Player (MVP).   

      Mobile App, Organization Highlights

      The FSEMC Mobile App offers many opportunities for staying connected to the conference, reaching out to business partners and customers, and increasing the exposure of your company’s brand. Our Mobile App is available before, during, and after the conference. Taking advantage of the organization highlight opportunity keeps your brand and product information in the hands of those attending the conference. This opportunity includes links to your company’s Facebook, Internet, LinkedIn, and Twitter addresses as well as the following details:

      • Company logo (eps preferred)
      • Company Address
      • Brief description of your company
      • Product/Service information sheet(s) in PDF format

      Break Sponsors

      Refreshments during the morning and afternoon breaks are provided by break sponsoring organizations. Morning and afternoon refreshments include regular coffee, decaffeinated coffee, tea, water, and a small snack. 

      Break sponsors receive recognition in our Mobile App and on our web site. Additionally, break sponsors may give a short presentation or provide a video that does not exceed 2.5 minutes just before the break release.

      Lunch Sponsors

      As a convenience to the attendees and to avoid any unnecessary delays in returning to the conference, a buffet style lunch is possible through lunch sponsoring organizations. 
      Lunch sponsors receive recognition on our web site, during the event itself, and during the conference. Lunch sponsors may also provide a video that does not exceed 2.5 minutes to be played during the lunch break. 
      Additional recognition in the mobile app applies as indicated in the tiers below:

      • Bronze: Contribution of $ 2,000 - $ 2,999 (Company Logo)
      • Silver: Contribution of $ 3,000 - $ 3,999 (Company Logo and Company Description)
      • Gold: Contribution of $ 4,000 - $ 4,999 (Company Logo, Description, and Website link)
      • Platinum: Contribution of $ 5,000 or greater (Organization Highlight Included)
      • Sole Lunch Sponsor: $15,000 (Organization Highlight Included)

      Evening Event Sponsors

      Evening Events will be planned based on the level of sponsorship funding available. To participate as an Evening Event Sponsor, you must participate as an exhibitor or sponsor to one or more breaks or lunches.

      Evening Event Sponsors receive recognition on our web site, during the event itself, and during the conference. 

      Additional recognition in the mobile app apply as indicated in the tiers below:

      • Bronze: Contribution of $ 2,000 - $ 2,999 (Company Logo)
      • Silver: Contribution of $ 3,000 - $ 3,999 (Company Logo and Company Description)
      • Gold: Contribution of $ 4,000 - $ 4,999 (Company Logo, Description, and Website link)
      • Platinum: Contribution of $ 5,000 or greater (Organization Highlight Included)

      Please specify the tier with which you plan to contribute and designate the amount you would like to contribute in the space provided on the form. 

      2018 FSEMC Evening Event Sponsors: 

      Platinum: 

      MOOG

      Download the 2018 FSEMC Exhibits & Sponsorship Package.

      Exhibitors

      Exhibit Booth Options

      There are two exhibit space options for the 2018 FSEMC – Single or Double. The Main Exhibit and Welcome Reception will be held in the Mandalay Ballroom and Foyer Monday, September 17, 2018, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. A stand-up buffet will be included from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. 

      New for 2018: The pricing model includes one complimentary attendance for exhibiting organizations that are not FSEMC Members or ARINC IA Corporate Sponsors. The individual designated to receive the complimentary attendance must be included on the form when securing your exhibit. The individual to receive the complimentary attendance will receive a special invitation to register. Member and Sponsor organizations are provided with discount pricing. 

      Each exhibit includes one skirted table and two (2) chairs. Each table is 6 feet x 30 inches. You may add your own backdrop, banners, and equipment. Once the space has been secured, you will be provided with options for booth enhancements.

      All booth items must be contained within the footprint space secured. The following table provides the dimensions of the exhibit footprint.

      Single Double
      Space: 10ft x 10 ft Space: 10ft x 20ft

       

      To select your choice, please refer to the exhibit map layout for current assignments and availability.

      Download the 2018 FSEMC Exhibits & Sponsorship Package. 

      FSEMC Documents

      Important Dates
      Discussion Items Due July 9, 2018
      Edwin A. Link Nominations Due July 9, 2018
      Roger S. Goldberg Nominations Due July 9, 2018
      Reserving Exhibits and Sponsoring Activities Cut-off August 10, 2018
      Hotel Reservation Cut-off August 24, 2018
      Online Registration Cut-off September 7, 2018

      FSEMC Discussion Items

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