Fall 2018 – From Michigan to Virginia

Fall 2018 From Michigan to Virginia This October LECMgt will be traveling across the US for presentations at two professional conferences. October 19-20, Dr. Roger Mason will be speaking at the annual meeting of the International Association of Emergency Managers in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The IAEM is the largest emergency management association in the world…

LECMgt Joining Forces with Black Lantern Security

LECMgt has signed an agreement with Black Lantern Security of Charleston, South Carolina to design their cyber exercises and wargames. Black Lantern Security develops information technology solutions for their customers. Prior to forming Black Lantern team members were part of a Red Cell for the Department of Defense. They helped to protect our nation’s secrets.…

LECMgt at the Naval Post Graduate School

The Military Operations Research Society held their annual symposium at the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California.  For the second year, Roger Mason and Joseph Miranda gave a presentation on wargaming. This year’s demonstration was on developing crisis management games. Events like the MORS symposium bring scholars and practitioners from the operations research world…

New Publications

The next issue of The International Journal of Intelligence, Security, and Public Affairs will feature an article by Dr Roger Mason. The article is titled Wargaming: Its history and future. The article reviews a thousand years of wargaming history and developments. Dr. Mason explores game development from the Romans through the Middle Ages to the…

LECMgt in Madrid

Dr. Roger Mason spent a week in Madrid. He was a guest of the Center for Intelligence Services and Democratic Systems, an inter-university program hosted by Rey Juan Carlos University. The Center is the home of The Institute of Intelligence Analysis and Democratic Systems. The institute is a graduate program training students for government and…

LECMgt in 2017

This has been a busy year for the LECMgt team. LECMgt wrote emergency operations and contingency plans, did threat assessments, conducted training, designed and facilitated exercises, designed wargames, spoke at conferences, volunteered in the community, and lectured in universities. We traveled from Hawaii to Spain helping our clients solve some challenging issues. Here are some…

LECMgt in Madrid 2017

Dr. Roger Mason spent two days at Juan Carlos University in Madrid with the students of the cathedra Servicios de Inteligencia Democraticos, the Intelligence Services and Democratic Systems or SISD. Dr. Mason is part of the SISD Visiting Masters program. The visiting masters are subject matter experts, researchers, and academics from around the world who…

West Point and MORS

Dr. Roger Mason has been asked to present a workshop at the 85th Symposium of the Military Operational Research Society being held June 19-22 at the US Military Academy, West Point. This conference attracts operational research experts from the military, academia, and the federal think tanks. Dr. Mason will be speaking on the use of…

LECMgt Returns to Madrid

On June 2-3 Roger Mason has been invited by Dr. Ruben Arcos, Director for the Center for Intelligence Analysis and Democratic Systems (CIADC), to provide his students a two day symposium on the use of wargames in intelligence analysis. The center is located at Juan Carlos University in Madrid. CIADC students graduate with a Master’s…

LECMgt Winter 2017

This winter season has been extremely busy for LECMgt. We have been writing plans, designing games and exercises, conducting training, traveling across the county, and responding to a natural disaster (See: Snow Emergency in Mammoth Lakes). Penn State Tabletop The Public Safety and Emergency Management Team at Penn State University asked LECMgt for help evaluating…