Sponsors and Exhibitors

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Dstl is a trading fund of the Ministry of Defence (MOD), delivering trusted and often confidential advice and solutions on defence-related science and technology that impact on the security of the UK. It’s demanding, exciting and rewarding work and each year Dstl recruits approximately 150 graduates to be part of it. Graduates receive a balanced programme of courses to develop technical and non-technical skills. Sponsorship is available to gain Chartered status and take further Qualifications. There are also opportunities for secondments, both in the UK and overseas. 


Taylor & Francis would like to extend to you a warm welcome to this 10th anniversary Simulation Workshop. Taylor & Francis is proud to be the publisher of the Operational Research Society journals, as well as range of other publications in operational research and industrial engineering; some journal highlights include the International Journal of Production Research, Production Planning & Control and the International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications.  

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School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University is proud of its long history as an institution of further and higher education. Thanks to the vision of its founding father, Dr Herbert Schofield, it has been able to grow and develop into one of the country’s top universities. Today it is one of the country’s leading universities, with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with business and industry and unrivalled sporting achievement.

The School of Business and Economics is consistently rated among the Top-10 UK business schools by national league tables and is among a small number of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation, the school is passionate about developing well-rounded, highly employable graduates.

Research is at the very heart of the school, which is committed to leading the way in advancing knowledge across the full range of business disciplines. The research centres and interest groups provide clusters of expertise recognised internationally for the quality of their research.  


Saker Solutions Limited is an independent supplier of simulation software, training and consultancy services.

Saker’s employees apply experience gained within the simulation industry, over the past 30 years, to a wide range of clients in the industrial and commercial sectors worldwide, providing tools which support their operational and strategic decision making.

The experience within Saker Solutions allows it to recommend the right solution for each client, whether that is a product or service based solution. Operating in partnership with a variety of organisations worldwide, Saker is able to provide the right software to support a client’s requirements, together with the appropriate training and support.  If required, Saker has a team of experienced simulation consultants who are able to deliver projects in a variety of simulation tools, to ensure that its clients get the right solutions for their requirements.  Saker Solutions expertise covers simulation products including; Anylogic; Avert; Flexsim; Simul8; Witness; and ExpertFit.

Saker Solutions underpins its simulation offers with the provision of innovative solutions utilising the latest technologies in Business Analytics, ‘Big Data’ Management and interactive planning tool. This includes applications such as SakerGrid, which significantly reduces the timeframe for users to undertake model experimentation and various decision support applications, where Saker has used its experience to develop operational systems, providing a dynamic solution to planning and scheduling issues.

Saker Solutions prides itself on building lasting relationships with its clients.  Success in Saker can only be measured by the success of its clients in realising benefits from implementing simulation within their organisation.  For more information on the products and services offered by Saker Solutions, please visit www.sakersolutions.com or call us directly on +44(0)1789 762255.


Since 1994 SIMUL8 Corporation has been producing powerful, intuitive simulation software. From strategic to operational, our powerful simulation software can handle as much complexity as you need it to, meaning you get the results you need to make decisions fast. SIMUL8's powerful solutions have already helped global industry leaders transform their organizations and achieve higher levels of performance. From single user licenses to application development frameworks, we have the simulation product to fit your needs.
Drop by our table at SW20 to see SIMUL8 in action or visit SIMUL8.com

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DSE Consulting helps you tackle the data analytics, simulation and AI problems that you face today with the supply of AnyLogic services, training and support. We are the only AnyLogic strategic partner for both the UK and Italy, working with them to deliver next-generation products that maximise your simulation results using the principles of deep reinforcement learning. We'll help you build and enhance your simulation models using both new tools and established techniques. Ask us for a personalised demo of the technology, mentoring sessions, or a training workshop for you or your team, and we'll show you how AnyLogic can help you make better data-driven decisions.