European Emergency Professionals Gathering at Successful Rescuesim User Conference 2013

The European RescueSim User Conference 2013 which took place at the World Port Centre in Rotterdam on June 12th, saw a large attendance of RescueSim users from around Europe engaging in animated group discussions, best practice presentations and interactive workshops. The event focused on RescueSim usability, building and sharing incident scenarios, and enhancement of the training curriculum with the RescueSim Incident Management Platform.

Organised by RescueSim developer VSTEP, the European RescueSim User Conference is an annual event for European users of VSTEP’s RescueSim virtual incident management platform. The conference took place at the famous World Port Centre in Rotterdam and included a full day programme including interactive workshops, presentations and group discussions. Attendance was free of charge for RescueSim Customers.

With RescueSim users from 9 European countries participating, the event was a successful gathering of minds that allowed users to share experiences and participate in advanced incident management workshops focusing on enhancement of their training curriculum and integration of RescueSim with real-life exercises. During the day, best practice presentations were given by different RescueSim clients and the latest RescueSim features and tech innovations were also demonstrated, including the recently added HLA & VBS2 interoperability and next gen Head Mounted Displays.

RescueSim is a virtual incident management platform created by simulator developer VSTEP. RescueSim allows training of any thinkable incident and has additional specialized modules allowing realistic training of Industrial, Port, Underground, Airport, Railroad, Onboard & Offshore Incidents. It is used by governments, companies and emergency services worldwide to train incidents in a safe and realistic way.

The European RescueSim User Conference is an annual event and will return in 2014.

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