Quickstart Guide for Newcomers
There is a lot of material on this website.  Trying to read it all can be rather overwhelming, especially to someone who is new to SISO.

So, here's a Quickstart Guide to get you up and running ... you can browse additional topics when you want more detailed information. 
Use the "back" button on your browser to return to this Guide.


Start with About SISO > Overview for a brief history of SISO and what we do.  Note the "Related Information" section at the bottom.

See how we are organized and read about our main committees at About SISO > Committees & Officers
Click on the main committee names to find out more about them.

Discover the various workshop tracks and forums where papers are presented and discussed at
Workshops > Tracks & Forums
.

Learn about the various categories of standards we develop at Products & Publications > Standards.

Skim the basic processes we use for developing standards at Standards Activities > Processes & Procedures.
For more details, see the expanded explanation at Standards Activities > Processes & Procedures > Six Step Process.

See our current Study Groups assessing potential new standards, at Standards Activities > Study Groups.  
The groups actively developing standards are listed at Standards Activities > Development Groups.
Existing standards currently being supported are listed at Standards Activities > Support Groups.

See the Simulation Interoperabiliity Workshops currently being planned at Workshops > Upcoming Workshops and see papers
and presentations from past workshops at Workshops > Past Workshops.

Note that you can browse through over 100 SISO Discussions at News & Media > Discussion Board
If you have not registered with an email address, you will need to do so before you can subscribe to new postings via email.  We caution against checking the "subscribe all" box unless you like receiving a LOT of email.  You can unsubscribe from these discussions by unchecking the boxes.  You can still read the discussions on-line at any time.  Certain discussions have additional requirements (such as current SISO membership) before you can access them.

Learn about the benefits of SISO membership at Membership > Benefits of Membership and the ways to become a member
and maintain your membership at Membership > Become a Member.

By this time you should have a good overview the web site, and you can search out additional information, as you desire.