On Wednesday August 6th in Chicago, IL industry leaders from all over the world will be converging onto the American College of CHEST Physicians to attend the SimGHOSTS 2014 event. This years event will have a keynote address being streamed live on the web. You can listen to the live stream here on Wednesday morning at 8am (CDT), 6am (PT) and 9am (ET) respectively. The keynote address titled “Of Mice and Geeks: Elevating the Dialog Through Research” will be presented by SimGHOSTS President James Cypert!
As Lance Bailey writes on his site, “SimGHOSTS President James Cypert will present on the importance of bringing in basic research methods in support of the professional development of Simulation Techs. He will begin a conversation about community focus and topics for future research and invite a networking dialog to establish collaboration opportunities for designing, conducting, collecting, writing, and submitting well‑formed research. The goal of this year’s keynote address is to provide some of the basic tools, resources, and methods for providing evidence‑based practice for simulation technologists, ascertaining cogent research topics, and identifying collaborative opportunities, and establishing working relationships to achieve higher levels of dialog from and with the technician community.”
The learning objectives of the keynote are to acquire knowledge about the basic research methods. Identifying the core components of conducting research. Discussing the possible topics for SimGHOSTS community research focus. Identify individuals in the community that can be used as resources for research. James will be presenting basic research methods that everyone can apply, then begin a conversation about the community focus and topics for future research. At the end of the presentation the facilitator will be inviting all attendees into a networking dialog to establish collaboration opportunities for designing, collecting, writing and submitting well-formed research.