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Center for Advanced Preparedness and Threat Response Simulation

CAPTRS is changing the game.

CAPTRS is a 501c3 harnessing the brightest minds, AI and simulation gaming to build robust defenses against future threats.

Threat Preparedness, Readiness, and Response

CAPTRS games equip decision makers with the intuition, skills and systems needed to combat future threats and their cascading impacts.

Simulation Games

Overcoming Failure of Imagination

CAPTRS is generating a vast catalog of hypothetical threats to overcome our failure of imagination leveraging the history of human diseases, science fiction storytelling and generative AI.

Universe of Threats

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April 19, 2024

CAPTRS Runs a Pandemic Threat Game at CDC Insight Net Annual Meeting

CAPTRS led a group of over 100 scientists and public health officials through the Outbreak Activation Game at the CDC Insight Net (National Outbreak Analytics & Disease Modeling Network) Annual…
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February 27, 2024

CAPTRS Conducts Exercise for the WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence

Photo credit: John Fass CAPTRS was thrilled to have the opportunity to lead a full-day exercise showcasing two of our games for team members of the World Health Organization at…

Practice Response

CAPTRS is pioneering the science of vigorous simulation gaming for threat response. Our games will help your organization, agency or team be better trained and ready regardless of the threat at hand.

Improve Decision Making

By participating in our gaming exercises you will improve your decision making process, team dynamics, situational awareness and make better tradeoffs in the heat of the moment. 

Overcome Failure of Imagination

By preparing for a vast universe of threats, CAPTRS rigorous games and scenarios help bring forward superior strategies to combat these threats.

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