Disrupting the Status Quo

Leading organizations across all industries are advancing their digital transformation efforts with cutting-edge technologies in 5G, AI, digital twins, XR, IoT and more.

The OMG family of consortia invites you to a ground-breaking event that promises to revolutionize how you perceive the future of these technologies. Experience a day filled with insightful presentations, interactive panel discussions, workshops, and live demos. This event will bring together leading companies who will share their deployments, use cases, experiences, and challenges, providing you with invaluable insights.

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Keynote Presenters

Dr. Adam T. Drobot, President and Chair, Open Tech Works.

Dr. David Tennenhouse
Senior Advisor
National Science Foundation

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Dr. Adam T. Drobot, President and Chair, Open Tech Works.

Dr. Adam T. Drobot
President and Chair
Open Tech Works

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The Impact of a New Era in Digital Transformation Across Industries – Open to the Public
time Session
8:30am-9:30am Cross–Consortia Demo Sessions: Exhibit Area

DTC, AREA and OMG member demo tables in our Exhibit Area include:
Security and Trust, Immersive Factory of the Future, AI Infused-Compliance and Assurance, Multi-Agent Modeling examples, Smart City Microcosm, Intelligent Transportation, Fintech and Smart Assets.

9:30am-10:00am Keynote: Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence – The Coming Wave of Radical Upheaval in Industry and Manufacturing

Description: A Dialog about the Future – What will the combination of what we do well as human beings, and the new technologies we have unleashed do for us – now and in the long term? Why the benefits of what’s possible outweigh the harms we imagine, and what are the ingredients of thoughtfully managing the outcomes for a more equitable and prosperous world?

Presenters: Dr. Adam Drobot, President and Chairman, Open Tech Work and Dr. David Tennenhouse, Senior Advisor, National Science Foundation

10:00am-10:15am Break
10:15am-10:45pm OMG Community of Consortia - Advancing Value through Digital Transformation

Learn about the latest activities and collaboration opportunities within the OMG Community of Consortia. With a Cross Consortium focus on Generative AI and enabling technologies, hear from Consortia Leaders on areas where you can influence and become part of developing best practices driving the next era of Digital Transformation.

Bring your innovation and thought leadership to the forefront as a contributor to the collective intelligence of Industry Leaders.

Mike Bennett, CTO, Object Management Group SDO
Dan Isaacs, CTO & GM, Digital Twin Consortium
Mark Sage, Executive Director, AREA

Interactive Panels & Workshops
10:45am-11:15am Unlocking Growth: The Value of Digital Transformation in Today's Landscape

Digital transformation has become imperative for businesses seeking to remain competitive and relevant. From small startups to multinational corporations, organizations increasingly recognize the need to embrace digital technologies to streamline operations, enhance customer experiences, and drive innovation.

This panel brings together industry experts and thought leaders to discuss the impact of digital transformation across various sectors. Panelists will examine real-world case studies, share insights into overcoming common challenges, and highlight the value that digital transformation can bring to businesses of all sizes.

Claudio Soarzo Cataldo, Director, Head of Digital Technology (Chile) at NTT DATA
Bassam Zarkout, Founder, IGnPower
Bob Martin, Senior Principal Software and Supply Chain Assurance Engineer, MITRE
Daniel Young, Senior Manager Product Standards, Toshiba America

11:15am-11:45am Dynamics of AI: Exploring the Benefits and Challenges

In today's era of rapid digitalization, organizations across industries are embracing transformative technologies to drive innovation, enhance competitiveness, and meet evolving consumer demands. At the forefront of this next phase of digital transformation is Artificial Intelligence (AI), a powerful catalyst that is already disrupting business-as-usual paradigms and unlocking unprecedented opportunities.

Panelists will explore topics related to AI adoption including enhanced operational efficiency, intelligent decision-making, data-driven strategies, implementation, interoperability, regulatory challenges and responsible computing.

Dr. Adam Drobot, President and Chairman, Open Tech Work
Eric Stahlberg, Director of Cancer Data Science Initiatives, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Pieter Van Schalkwyk, CEO, XMPro
Marlon Rodgers, Software Engineer, IT Lead, Lockheed Martin

11:45am-12:15pm Enhancing Realties: The Integration of AR & Digital Twins

This panel brings together experts at the intersection of AR/XR and digital twins to discuss the transformative potential of their integration. From leveraging real-time data visualization through spatial computing capabilities, the discussion will explore innovative applications, challenges, and future trends. Join us as we uncover the synergies between AR/XR and digital twins and their role in shaping the future of immersive realities.

Carlos Toro, Head of Data and Analytics (Chile) at NTT DATA, Digital Twin Coordinator LATAM (Global Innovation Center)
Justin Piwetz, Asset Management Lead - Research and Innovation in Virtual Technologies, BP
Ursla Vold, XR Engineer, Lockheed Martin
Ashley Stowe, Director, Oak Ridge Enhanced Technology and Training Center

12:15pm-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-1:30pm Navigating the Interplay of 5G and XR Technologies

Explore the complexities of connecting various devices through advanced networks, including mobile, portable, and wearable XR devices. Understand the impact of distributed processing and edge computing and how they are crucial in advancing XR applications. Learn about real-world examples from different industries demonstrating the dynamic combination of 5G and XR, redefining the future of connectivity and immersive experiences.

Christine Perey, Founder, Perey Research and Consulting
Aristides Staikos, 5G and XR Industry Expert, Former Verizon/US Navy/US Army
Tangi Meyer, DELMIA Augmented Experience Strategic Planning, Dassault Systemes

1:00pm-2:30pm Workshop: Demystifying Digital Twins: Practical Approach for Digital Twin Development

Learn about the Composable Framework from the lead authors of the toolkits including the Digital Twin Capabilities Toolkit and Reference Architecture Platform Stack from the Digital Twin Ambassadors driving the next era of Digital Transformation

DTC Ambassadors:
Pieter Van Schalkwyk, CEO, XMPro
David McKee, CEO, Counterpoint Technologies
Carlos Toro, Head of Data and Analytics (Chile) at NTT DATA, Digital Twin Coordinator LATAM (Global Innovation Center)

2:30pm-2:45pm Upcoming Member Engagement Opportunities and Wrap Up

Consortia Events, Activities and Next Steps

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Cost: $99

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Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Reston Town Center Hotel
1800 Presidents St.
Reston, VA 20190 USA
Tel: +1 (703) 709-1234

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Exhibit Area

Counterpoint Technologies



Dassalut Systems

Dassalut Systems