Austin 2016: Proceedings - Plenary

Making Standards Work®
Open Standards and Open Source

Austin, TX, USA, July 18-21, 2016

This event took place at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin.

Each day of the event included a mix of plenary presentations and a set of parallel tracks examining specific areas in depth.

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

The presentations are freely available only to members of The Open Group and event attendees.

Click here for the event Agenda where you will find synopses of the presentations.

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Monday, July 18, 2016
PLENARY: Making Standards Work®
Open Business Architecture
Security in Industrial Controls
Security and Risk Management
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
PLENARY: Making Standards Work®
The IT4IT™ Standard
Open Platform 3.0™/Digital Case Studies
Professional Development
Open Platform 3.0™/Developing Solutions
  • Tony Chang, VP of Huawei US R&D Competence Center, Huawei

  • Moderator: Chris Harding, Director for Interoperability, The Open Group
    Panelists: Tony Chang, VP of Huawei US R&D Competence Center, Huawei;
    Mike McGuire, Executive IT Architect, IBM; and
    Sriram Sabesan, Partner, Conexiam

EA Practice
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Academia Partnering – Making Projects Work
  • Lydia Ortega, Chair, Department of Economics at San Jose State University

    • PANEL: How Academics, Students, and Industry can Collaborate to Accelerate Standards
      Moderator: Mike Jerbic, Principal Consultant, Trusted Systems Consulting Group
      Panelists: Lydia Ortega, Chair, Department of Economics at San Jose State University;
      David Lounsbury, Chief Technical Officer and VP, Services, The Open Group; and
      Stephen Whitlock, Chief of Strategy and Technology, Boeing, Information Security Solutions
Transformation with Cloud & Open Platform 3.0™
Capability-Based Architectures
Open Platform 3.0™/Big Data
Architecture Methods and Techniques
Open Platform 3.0™/IoT
Open Platform 3.0™/Smart City Ecosystems
ArchiMate® Case Studies & Workshop (Open Session)
The Open Group Platinum Members