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OMG Announces Special Events at Its Technical Meeting in Reston, VA

OMG® is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a plethora of exciting special events during its quarterly technical meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA. The meeting will run the week of March 18th. The schedule of special events includes:

  • The Business Architecture Innovation Summit-Tuesday and Wednesday. The summit will lead attendees through cutting-edge concepts and best practices, highlighting practitioner case studies. An impressive list of presenters includes: Eric Karsten (Ford); John Baker (Mastercard); and Scott Whitmire (Nordstrom).
  • The Cloud Standards Customer Council will be meeting concurrently that week. Monday, CSCC will host “Big Data in the Cloud: Preparing for the Future”- a conference on cloud-based Big Data applications and tools. The conference will help end-user organizations plan future cloud-based Big Data initiatives.
  • The Component Information Day-Monday afternoon. It will provide a forum for practitioners to present and discuss activities and direction for future Distributed, Real-time and Embedded software intensive standards work.
  • The Data Distribution Service (DDS) Information Day-Tuesday. The program will include case studies of successful DDS uses, a high-level tutorial, and a DDS interoperability demonstration. A wide range of implementers will be presenting and participating throughout the day.
  • PrismTech OpenSplice DDS Demonstration-Tuesday night. OpenSplice is one of the most advanced, complete and widely-used implementations of DDS. This demonstration is the perfect complement for attendees of the DDS Information Day.
  • The Semantics Information Day-Tuesday and Wednesday. Discussions and tutorials will include implemented solutions involving semantics in healthcare, finance, government and more. In particular, major themes will be sought that will provide requirements and drive future relevant standards.

Registration fees for each of these special events vary. Visit www.omg.org/news/meetings/tc/dc-13/info.htm for more information and to register. Walk-in registration is also available.

OMG is an international, open membership, not-for-profit computer industry standards consortium. OMG Task Forces develop enterprise integration standards for a wide range of technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG’s modeling standards enable powerful visual design, execution and maintenance of software and other processes.

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