ARINC Conferences

Utrecht, Netherlands


Flight Simulator Engineering and Maintenance Conference

21 - 24
Utrecht, Netherlands


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.

Read the FSEMC Industry Impact Statement: Flight Simulation Industry's Growth Fueled by FSEMC Standards and Annual Conference.

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.

  • 2019 FSEMC Technology Workshop
  • 2019 FSEMC Schedule of Events
  • 2019 FSEMC Presentations

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    Traveling to Utrecht

    Hotel Reservations

    Hotel reservations should be made directly with the Hotel Utrecht.

    Hotel Utrecht
    Winthontlaan 4-6
    3526 KV Utrecht

    Cut Off Date:  TBD

    Rate: TBD

    The Airport: 

    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)

    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the third busiest airport in Europe.

    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:

    Ground Transportation: 

    From the airport, there are several methods of getting to the hotel: 

    • Train
    • 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 transportation information:

    Online Registration for FSEMC

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

    • Online Meeting Registration
    • Pre-Registration List 

    Guest and Attendee Tours


    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. 

    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. 



    FSEMC Documents

    Important Dates
    Discussion Items Due July 10, 2019
    Edwin A. Link Nominations Due July 10, 2019
    Roger S. Goldberg Nominations Due July 10, 2019
    Reserving Exhibits and Sponsoring Activities Cut-off TBD
    Hotel Reservation Cut-off September 30, 2019
    Online Registration Cut-off TBD

    FSEMC Discussion Items



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