Town and Country San Diego
Town and Country San Diego, 500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108, USA

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Tue Oct 18 PDT - Thu Oct 20 PDT (in 5 months)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Oct 18 3:00am - Thu Oct 20 3:00am
Location Town and Country San Diego
500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
Region Americas

What you'll learn:
Enterprises come to AES to hear practical and tested advice for using AR/VR/MR (XR) and other emerging technologies in the workplace. AES speakers share real experiences, real successes and failures, and lessons learned, including:
choose a use case, solution, partner or vendor
get buy-in and work with IT and other stakeholders
set up a low-cost pilot, determine KPIs, and measure ROI
handle change management and interoperability
create a pipeline of digital content
manage devices, security, and more

Topics covered:
• Areas where AR/VR/MR (XR) is having the greatest impact today
• XR for beginners: Lessons from early adopters, avoiding pilot purgatory, etc.
• Scaling XR: Barriers to ROI, increased devices, etc.
• Real benefits: Operational efficiencies and savings possible today
• Hardware: Human-centered design and ergonomic factors
• Creating 3D content for immersive apps, including low-code development
• Non-eyewear and industrial exoskeletons (wearable EHS)
• Security, privacy, and ethics
• Connected workplace: IIoT, 5G, automation, AI, digital twins, etc.
• Analytics: Visualizing big data, actionable insights, etc.
• Driving projects from POC to full-scale deployment
• More: Metaverse, haptics, eye/head tracking, spatial audio, NFTs, WebXR, virtual office, etc.


2022 Speakers

Kate Kressen
Sr. Manager II, Learning Content Design & Development

Benny Lee
Global Manager, Digital Design

Matt Burns
State Farm, Technology Manager

Vince Herrera
Digital Value Delivery, Leader for Sales & Marketing

Michael Braaten
Johnson & Johnson, Technology Engineering Manager

Jorge Hernandez
Wendy's, Quality Assurance VP

Stephen Paul
Aecom, Visualization Sr Manager

Marcus Castillo
Training Development Supervisor - Trucking & Rail

Michael Wynn
SVP, Senior Vice President Academy Innovations and Design Manager

Leslie Forsberg
Sys Eng Associate Tech Fellow, Digital Maintainability & VR

Gabriel Solomon
Digitization & Smart Technology, Engineer

Jim Barrett
Turner, Chief Innovation Officer

Murali Nathan
Digital Innovation, Employee Experience Leader

Michael Hinckley
Northrop Grumman, Manufacturing Technology Manager

Peggy Gulick
Kohler, Director Smart Factory

Katherine King
Chief Business Architect, Global Ops Technology Solutions

Framarz Mistry
Director, Design Technology

Tim Otto
Airbus, Technical Specialist for Mixed Reality

Kurt Scheuringer
Advanced Visualization XR, Principal Investigator and Solution Architect

Michael Smith
Ford, Immersive Design R&D Manager

Andrew Peterson
Global Digital Tools & Innovation Engineer

Greg Cooper
Senior Technical Specialist & Innovation, Manufacturing IT

Allison Yanites
Arcadis, Immersive Technology Lead

Michelle Stewart
Chevron, Lead Occupational Hygienist

Eric Bursch
Senior Manager, Digital Engineering Design Innovation Group

Chris Aidan
Global Vice President, Digital Technology & Engineering

David Dolenga
Innovation Group Manager, Immersive Technology

Amanda Clarida
Manager, Learning Design and Development

Jim Kessler
Jacobs, Global Technology Leader for XR

Chris McGlone
Director, Training and Education

Andrew Warren
Sr Manager, Engineering Services Support

James Del Rossi
Dow, Lead Mobile Solutions Architect & Technology Manager

Agustina Sartori
Ulta Beauty, Director AR Innovation

Mark Christianson
Digital Workplace, Experience Senior Lead

Kaushik Patel
Product Management, NACF Amazon Robotics Customer Fulfillment

Miranda Palmisano
Chevron, Connected Worker Product Owner

Wesley Bausch
Southern Company, Innovation & Technology Project Manager

Nate Wistran
Senior Vice President, Learning Technology and Solutions Development

William Harding
Medtronic, Distinguished Technical Fellow

Andy Hunt
Manager, Applied Digital Innovation

Michael Calvillo
Bayers, Senior Product Designer

Ryan Wheeler
Advanced Mfg Technologist & Pr Engineer

Doug House
Manager, Technical Support

Michael Winters
Senior Vice President, Experience Management Lead

John McGuire
Senior IT Architect, Cybersecurity

Nobel Vale
Principal Scientist

Jason Pappas
Director, IT Innovation and Emerging Technology

Ben Atwater
Senior Expert Digital Analyst - Digital Manufacturing

Steve Labudzinski
conEdison, R&D Specialist

John Rygg
Kiewit, HoloLens R&D Business Process Owner

Henry Akwa-Mensah
Director, Innovations and Insights

Matt Shellenberger
American Electric Power, Staff Engineer

Selina Chan
Chevron, Occupational Hygiene Advisor

Prashant Ruperee
Senior Manager Product Development Refrigeration

Dawn Miller
IT Manager, Edge Solutions

Brian Laughlin
Technical Fellow Advanced Visualization IT Architecture Technical Strategy, Product Systems

Brain Melven
XR Training Lead, Extended Reality Solutions XRS

Marisol Barrero
aws, Global Ergonomics Manager

Kevin Harup
Manager, Emerging Technology

Andrew Brokaw
Virtual and Augmented Reality, Simulation Manager

Bryon Price
Global Director, Technical Training

Hameed Madwar
Bridgestone, Innovation Manager

Jon Borlin
Millipore Sigma, Manager Digital Products

Julie Gilpin-McMinn
Spirit, Technical Fellow Human Factors and Ergonomics

Scott Burkey
WestRock, XR Product Manager

Benjamin Nuernberger
JPL, Mixed Reality Researcher & Developer

Ryan Porto
gm, Technical Specialist Ergonomics

Drew Holbrook
Extended Realities, XR Manager

Matt Worley
Marathon, Advanced Learning Consultant

Dane Laughlin
Invista, Operations Transformation Product Leader

Scott Aldridge
Senior Manager, Disruptive Technologies

Nick Magana
Edison, Ergonomics Program Manager

Anand Jaiswal
Stanley Black & Decker, Senior Leader Industry 4.0

Scott Parent
CTO, Digital Solutions

Ed Moore
Chevron Distinguished Engineer, OT

Zohair Mehkri
flex, Director Of Engineering

Michael Wasik
Chevron, Health Programs Advisor

Jean-Baptiste Farge
subsea 7, Global XR Manager

Cynthia Carbrey
Kautex, CIO Global

Safir Bellali
Sr Director, Advanced Digital Creation

Doug Stephen
President, Learning Division

Jay Wright
Campfire, CEO

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors

• Digital Accelerator
• Campfire
• cbt
• Cemtrex
• TeamworkAR by CGS
• Libestream
• Picavi
• RealWear
• Six 5 Technologies
• Team Viewer

• Lenovo
• ptc
• Snapdragon