SESAM Paris 2017

SESAM partnered with SimGHOSTS and offered a special "simulation technology" track at their 2017 annual meeting which took place in Paris June 14-16th! The agreement allowed for several international SimGHOSTS leaders to attend the event to support the growing population of simulation champions who are operating simulation technologies in the EU, UK and beyond! 

Centre Universitaire des Saints-Pères 
June 14 - 16, 2017

A specialized track of SimGHOSTS workshops and presentations were provided by SimGHOSTS President Scott Crawford, Founder Lance Baily, Community Director Nick Brauer, and UK Regional Officer Jane Nicklin from our friends at ASPiH UK. Dr. Scott Crawford, President of SimGHOSTS, provided the closing keynote address to the event, similar to last year's closing keynote provided by Lance.

The courses by SimGHOSTS leadership at SESAM 2017 included:

  • What is SimGHOSTS?

  • Review of Survey of UK Sim Techs - We Are Advancing Sim Techs: The Who, What & Why

  • Getting IT Done - The Basics of information Technology

  • Common Trouble Shooting SimMan 3G

  • Going Beyond the Outer Limits of Technology

  • Learning to LLEAP

  • Why Healthcare Needs Aviation's Blackbox

  • Simulation Night Live

  • Building a Successful Simulation Program

  • Hollywood 101: Being A Director To Improve Simulation

  • Healing the Training Scars

  • Development of Your Simulation Product Idea

  • Audio Boot Camp: What Real Simulation Sounds Like

  • Closing Plenary Address: "Simulation Technology and Operations - We are state of the art" - Dr. Scott Crawford

SimGHOSTS is proud to empower the European Simulation community by supporting the SESAM Paris 2017 event. SimGHOSTS, aka The Gathering Of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists, is an international US-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and institutions operating medical simulation technology and spaces through: hands-on training events, online resources, and professional development. SimGHOSTS envisions a healthcare education culture where people are empowered to use simulation technology to improve learning and patient care outcomes.

Since 2011 the SimGHOSTS organization has held over a dozen meetings around the world supporting those who are operating simulation based technologies. The specialized SimGHOSTS track at SESAM Paris provided a meeting place for attendees to exchange ideas and network with technical peers as well as receive specialized training in 8 specialized domains for simulation technology operations.


SESAM's mission is to encourage and support the use of simulation in health care for the purpose of training and research.

Learn more about SESAM and their Paris meeting here!