ARINC Conferences

Dallas, Texas


Flight Simulator Engineering and Maintenance Conference

17 - 20
Irving, Texas


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.

    Traveling to Las Colinas

    Hotel Reservations

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

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

    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:

    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:

    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.

    • Online Meeting Registration
    • Pre-Registration List

    Guest and Attendee Tours

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

    • Guest Tour Registration
    • Attendee Tour Information


      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).   

      Hospitality and Events

      Many suppliers wish to meet with customers during the conference and are planning hospitality suites to demonstrate their products. To maximize the opportunity for your customers to visit all of the hospitality suites, suppliers are kindly asked to refrain from holding any events, dinners, etc. outside the hotel.

      All hospitality activities will be held at the Omni Mandalay Hotel. Suites have been blocked with the hotel for this purpose. The suites will be assigned based on membership/sponsorship status with ARINC IA. 

      Persons desiring a hospitality suite should contact: 

      Vanessa Mastros
      Business Manager 
      Office: +1 240-334-2575
      Email: [email protected]

      All attendees are invited to visit the hospitality suites. 

      Sponsorship Opportunities

      FSEMC Welcome Reception

      What a great way to start your evening - even better - what a great way to begin a week's event. Meet up with old friends, make new friends, and enjoy the food and entertainment. 

      This wonderful social event is sponsored by many companies. You are encouraged to join as a Reception Sponsor. Download the Welcome Reception Sponsor Form. In recognition of the reception sponsors, each company brand will be promoted on our website, at the reception, and special thanks given during the conference.

      If you would like further information on joining the sponsors of the Welcome Reception, please contact Vanessa Mastros.

      Other Sponsorship Opportunities

      • Organization Highlight Information - Mobile App

      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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        Justine Wunderlich
        708-344-4111 ext 19
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