WHAT WE DO
FOR OUR MEMBERS
FOR THE SECTOR
FOR THE COMMUNITY
WHAT IS SIMULATION?
THE ROLE OF SIMULATION AUSTRALASIA
Chair Simulation Australasia, B.E Electrical Engineering, B.Sc in Computer Science, MIEAust, SMIEEE, CPEng NER
Prof. Marcus Watson
Deputy Chair Simulation Australasia - BSc (Hons), MSc, Grad Cert Computer Science, PhD (Cognitive Systems Engineering)
A/PROF. Gillian Vesty
Treasurer Simulation Australasia
PhD (Sociology & Accounting), CPA
Twenty years as a registered nurse, Gillian’s interests are in social and environmental health and well-being. She has developed digital simulations and serious games for accounting and ethics education, is on the editorial board of a leading accounting journal and author of a management accounting textbook.
DR. Elyssebeth Leigh
BA Dip Ed (History & Ed), GDE (Social Ecology), M Ed
A/Prof. Steve Guinea
Associate Professor, Coordinator of Health Simulation
Faculty of Health Sciences
Australian Catholic University
M.A, B.A (History)
She has extensive experience in, and a passion for, designing and implementing capability development solutions needed to ensure the learner is at the centre of the solution and that the learning supports business objectives and meets compliance obligations.
B. Admin Leadership Assoc Dip Disaster Management, Assoc Dip Engineering, Managing Director, Resilient Results
Lecture in Medical Education: Simulation & Clinical Skills Deakin University, CCRN, GCHE
She advocates for equity and access to simulation based education for learners in metropolitan, regional, rural and remote areas.
Expertise in simulation facilitation and debriefing, curriculum design and assessment. Deputy Chair of the ASSH Specialist Community Committee.
B.E, Electrical Engineering, B.A, PhD
OFFICERS TO THE BOARD
Prof. Saeid Nahavandi
BSc Mechanical Engineering, MSc, PhD (Automation & Control), FIEAust, FIEEE, FTSE
Director - Oztron
Co-author of a wide range of publications related to the use of serious games, simulations and virtual environments in education.
Co-founder of The Lab – a nationwide network of technology clubs for young people with Asperger’s.
Chair of Sim Aust Specialist Community Advisory Committee.