Presentation on theme: "Eurosatory SimDef 2012 Graham McIntyre Chairman. Vision, Goal and Mission History ETSA today ETSA future What ETSA can do for you Summary."— Presentation transcript:
Vision, Goal and Mission History ETSA today ETSA future What ETSA can do for you Summary
Vision To be Europe’s most respected Training and Modelling Association, underpinned by a spirit of enterprise and adventure. Goal To promote the understanding of ETSA and its constituent outputs to its members and the public. Mission To be a beacon of excellence in enabling our members to learn, engage and interact with European and international training, modeling and simulation communities.
Founded in Paris in 2004 Initially designed to assist NTSA and ITEC to support the ITEC conference programme 8 year relationship with NTSA and ITSA Restructured in 2009 – ‘not for profit’ Community Interest Company (CIC) Pan European Board – French, Dutch, German & UK Formal Memorandum of Agreement with NTSA signed at I/ITSEC 2011
Membership covers 8 European Countries ◦ Both Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and Industry ETSA activities ◦ Conferences ◦ Seminars ◦ Networking activities ◦ Quarterly newsletter Special relationship with ITEC and I/ITSEC (NTSA) ◦ Member discounts ◦ Working/User Groups. ETSA is the only European Association recognised and supported by NTSA ITEC Ltd is a member of ETSA
New Chairman and revised Board responsibilities agreed May 2012 Develop more formal relationships with other associations including ◦ ADIS ◦ MIMOS ◦ SISO ◦ Royal Aeronautical Society – Flight Simulation Group Greater presence at conferences/ exhibitions ◦ SimDef 2012 ◦ I/ITSEC 2012 Special Presentations Engagement with EU and EDA
As an independent ‘not for profit’ organisation link MoDs and the Training and Simulation community across Europe Promote your capabilities outside your normal market place ◦ Create relationships with other sectors eg Academia Increase exposure for members at exhibitions, seminars and conferences eg SimDef 2012 Use the ETSA/NTSA relationship to help members address the US market Through ETSA Newsletter provide regular detailed update of the global Training and Simulation market Reduce costs for exhibiting at ITEC and IITSEC
In tough economic times, market information through networking is vital – this is the ETSA environment ETSA is not a trade association, it includes the whole Training and Simulation community ETSA members benefit from its pan European approach and NTSA relationship Next event 3 rd and 4 th December 2012 at I/ITSEC ◦ The Modelling and Simulation Community in Europe – an update on the key themes