OMG Releases Agenda for Essence in Practice: A Revolution in Software Engineering Special Event at Berlin Technical Meeting

Agenda Highlights Challenges and Opportunities for Standards Adoption

Needham, MA – May 6, 2015 – The Object Management Group® (OMG)® announced today the full agenda for its special event: Essence in Practice: A Revolution in Software Engineering. This event will be held on June 18th at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin, Germany.  

The agenda of speakers and topics includes:

  • Welcome and Introductions: June Sung Park, Professor, ISE & CS, KAIST, Chairman and President, SEMAT Inc.
  • Morning Keynote Presentation – The ESSENCE of the Industrial Internet:Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman & CEO, Object Management Group
  • Essence in Practice Foundation:
    • Essence-Powered Scrum – A Generic Approach to Describing Practices Using Essence Kernel and Language: June Sung Park, Professor, ISE & CS, KAIST, Chairman and President, SEMAT Inc.
    • Practices and Methods – Realizing the SEMAT Vision: Ian Spence, European CTO, Ivar Jacobson International and Roly Stimson, Principal Consultant, Ivar Jacobson International
  • Essence in Practice – Industrial Examples, Tools and Training
    • We All Have Different Ways to do Things, And That’s OK: Ed Seymour, Cloud Domain Architect, Red Hat
    • Essence in Practice Experiences from Fujitsu: Ste Nadin, Chief Architect, Business and Application Services, Fujitsu Services
    • Open Source Tool Support for Essence: Rick JinYoung Jang, CEO, uEngine Solutions
    • Minimal Educational Effort – Maximal Outcome!: Mira Kajko-Mattsson, Associate Professor, KTH, The Royal Institute of Technology
  • Essence in Practice – Industrial Experiences and Extensions
    • Essence in Practice Experiences from MunichRe: Burkhard Perkens-Golomb, IT Architect, MunichReI
    • Experiences with the use of Essence at the Federal Government in Brazil: Vinicius Silva, Ministry of Planning, Budgeting and Management of Brazil
    • Software Engineering in the Systems Context: Harold “Bud” Lawson, Professor Emeritus
    • Extending Essence for Business and Service Engineering – with Symphonical Tool Support: Arne J. Berre, Chief Scientist, SINTEF and Brian Elvesæter, Research Scientist, SINTEF
  • Future Perspectives
  • Afternoon Keynote Presentation: The Future of Software Engineering – as Seen with SEMAT Glasse: Ivar Jacobson, Founder, Ivar Jacobson International  

  • Panel Discussion: Succeeding with Essence in Practice 

Click here to learn more and register for this all day special event. Registration for this event is $175 US. This event is co-located with the Object Management Group Technical Meeting, which runs from June 15-19. 

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