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The Open Group Conference, Cannes, France
April 23-27, 2012

Objective of Meeting

The Open Group Conference Cannes 2012 took place at the JW Marriott Cannes on the Cote d' Azur.

The conference gathered to focus on Enterprise Transformation.


Each day of the conference included a mix of plenary presentations, with industry leaders from near and far sharing their insights on the conference themes; and a set of parallel tracks examining specific areas in depth. The various tracks delivered presentations by Enterprise Architecture professionals from both vendor and customer organizations; and provided experience-based insight into the approaches and methods that have proved most effective for developing architectures around the world.

The presentations can be accessed from the links below under separate daily headings:

The presentations referenced below are freely available only to members of The Open Group and conference attendees.

Monday April 23

Keynote Sessions: Enterprise Transformation
EA & Enterprise Transformation
Business Architecture
EA Professional Development
Semantic Interoperability
TOGAF® Tutorial for SOA
TOGAF® and ArchiMate®
Trusted Technology

Tuesday April 24

Keynote Sessions: Enterprise Transformation
Business Innovation and Technological Disruption: The Challenges to EA
Agile Enterprise Architecture
Enterprise Architecture Management
Architecture Requirements Management
EA in the Banking Industry
Cloud Security

Wednesday April 25

Cloud Computing for Business
Collaborative Frameworks
Cloud Architecture
Architecture Models and Modeling
Architecture Methods and Techniques
TOGAF® 9 Case Studies
TOGAF® 9 Tutorials
TOGAF® 9 and ArchiMate® – Ask the Experts
  • Get your questions answered by those involved in developing the TOGAF® and ArchiMate® standards.


The presentations, tutorials, and workshops at the conference, and the associated discussions and panel sessions, all provided participants with a wealth of experience-based insight into current best practice in architecture, security, and cloud computing, from leading experts and practitioners around the world.

Next Steps

The next Open Group Conference will be held in Washington, DC, July 16-20, 2012.

If you are interested in presenting at future Open Group Conferences, then please submit a Presentation Proposal.


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