News & Events

FLAMES User Group Conference (FUGC) 2003

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Event Details

May 12, 2003 – Kickoff Reception and Tour of Ternion Corporation’s headquarters
May 13-15, 2003
– Conference at Huntsville Marriott Hotel, 5 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL
May 14, 2003 – Catered Lunch & Tour at U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL
May 15, 2003 – Conference at Huntsville Marriott Hotel and Water Skiing Social at Lakehouse, Lake Guntersville, AL

Agenda and Presentations

A big THANKS for all our users and presenters for making our first FLAMES User Group Conference a success! Most of the presentations can be viewed below.

Note: Each Presentation hyperlink opens a new browser window. If you do not have Microsoft PowerPoint, you can download a free PowerPoint Viewer. Some of the presentations are quite large and may take a while to load on a slow connection.

Monday, May 12, 2003
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Kickoff Reception and Tour of Ternion Corporation – Heavy Hors d’oeuvres and Refreshments
Tuesday, May 13, 2003
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM “Welcome and Introductions” – Brad Spearing, President, Ternion Corporation
9:15 AM – 10:30 AM “Using FLAMES to Evaluate and Demonstrate Data Fusion” – Dr. David Nicholson, BAE Systems, UK
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM “ITC, FLAMES as an Embedded C2 Training Tool” – Mike Cash, Ternion Corporation (for NC3A)
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM Catered Lunch – Marriott Hotel
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM “Building Terrain Databases for FLAMES” – Bob Brantley, Terrex Inc. (now Presagis)
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM “MS&A of Advanced Weapon Concepts in a System of Systems Environment Using FLAMES”
– Dr. Craig Ewing, Air Force Research Lab/Munitions Directorate
3:30 PM – 3:45 PM Break
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM “Why C2TIG Chose FLAMES & How it is Used” – Joe Gentry, U.S. Air Force C2TIG
Wednesday, May 14, 2003
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM  Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM “Distributed Wargaming System” – Dave Ferguson, Ternion Corporation (for Smiths Aerospace)
9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Break
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM “Integrated Extended Air Defence Synthetic Environment” – Peter Frank, MBDA, UK
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Transportation to Space & Rocket Center
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Catered Lunch & TourSpace & Rocket Center
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Return to Marriott Hotel
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM “Macroscopic Air Defense Analysis Tools” – Dave Panson, United States Air Force
3:30 PM – 3:45 PM Break
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM “FLAMES Use in the Swedish Defence Research Agency” – Johan Pelo, FOI, Swedish Defence Research Agency
Thursday, May 15, 2003
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:15AM “Latest FLAMES Enhancements” – Brad Spearing, Ternion Corporation
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM “The Future of FLAMES” Open Discussion – Brad Spearing, Ternion Corporation
10:00 AM – 10:15 PM Break
10:15AM – 11:00 AM “Sharing FLAMES Models” Open Discussion – Brad Spearing, Ternion Corporation
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Wrap Up and FLAMES Q&A
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Catered Lunch – Marriott Hotel
12:30 PM – 5:30 PM Water Skiing Social – Guntersville Lake
“Some Applications of FLAMES in the UK” – John Robertson, Flames Systems Limited, UK

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