SimGHOSTS / IPSS Affiliation

During the 7th annual IPSSW 2015 event in Vancouver Canada, SimGHOSTS Founder and Development Director Lance Baily signed into agreement an official affiliation with President Dr. Stephanie Sudikoff of the International Pediatric Simulation Society, which is incorporated in Switzerland. The agreement was approved by the Executive Board of SimGHOSTS and Event Director Ryan Eling was also in attendance.


Lance said regarding the agreement, "We are thrilled to directly connect the resources and international community of SimGHOSTS into the wonderfully innovative organization of IPSS -- and we look forward to supporting the increase adoption and utilization of simulation technologies for all of their members".

The agreement provides for a mutual exchange of organizational news updates, promotion of collaborative simulation resource projects, and discounted membership opportunities for both communities.

Further Aims of this Affiliation

  • Promoting each respective organization and their endeavors amongst relevant networks and wider communities through a variety of routes including traditional and online marketing methods
  • Sharing & developing new knowledge, skills and resources to benefit the respective membership communities of each organization
  • Providing opportunities for collaboration at individual, institutional and organization-wide levels
  • Enhancing the dissemination of innovations and solutions to community identified problems amongst members and the wider simulation community.

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