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Chapter Meeting - June 2019 - Boat 7 The Virtual Collins Class Submarine (Case Study)


June 12, 2019
5:45 PM - 8:30 PM
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Riff Perth
45 St Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6164


The Australian Navy embraces new technology. In this presentation Andrew will take us throught the development of Boat 7 a virtual environment of the Collins Class Submarine. Andrew will look at the challenges in implementing new technologies within a traditional training culture.

We will experience the timeline of development, ‘costs vs benefits’, how we now train submariners and how this development has shaped the future of training within the Royal Australian Navy.  


Andrew Widdis, Bachelor of Arts (Multimedia Design)  

Andrew Widdis is the Training Technology Manager at the Submarine Training & Systems Centre, HMAS Stirling, Garden Island.

Leading an in-house team in the development of e-learning, serious games, virtual environment development, virtual reality & augmented reality to support the Royal Australian Navy and its training requirements for Submariners.  

Andrew Widdis is a member of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Simulation Computer Working Group which is responsible for the coordination and development of the Simulation Computer Technical Specifications and a member of the ADF Virtual Environment Working Group which is responsible for addressing the ongoing need for a more standardised approach to the use of Virtual Environments within the ADF.



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We would also like to invite you to attend PMI Toastmasterswhich meets immediately before the Chapter Meeting servicing the local community of project managers in Perth. Good leaders are good communicators. In Toastmasters you will improve your speaking skills and develop leadership abilities in order to become a better leader. 


$0.00 WAPMI Member

$25.00 Guests


$0.00 WA PMI Member Ticket

$25.00 Guest Ticket