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 (12 months ago)
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

Agustina Sartori
Director AR Innovation, ULTA Beauty

Benny Lee
Global Manager of Experiential Design, Coca-Cola

Mitch Pearson
Manager - Learning & Development, Rio Tinto

Vince Herrera
Digital Value Delivery Leader for Sales & Marketing, DuPont

Michael Braaten
Senior Technology Engineer, Johnson and Johnson

Michael Smith
Immersive Design R&D Manager, Ford

James Barrett
Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, Turner Construction Company

Murali Nathan
Director - Digital Innovation & Employee Experience, Avery Dennison

Safir Bellali
Sr Director, Advanced Digital Creation, VF Corporation

Arafat Mahabub
Project Engineer - Automation, Kohler

Eric Bursch
Design & Innovation Consultant - Immersive Experiences, Toyota

Cynthia Maller
Head of 3D Creative Technology, Walmart

Timm Otto
Digital Architect, Airbus

Kurt Scheuringer
Principal Spatial Computing Solutions Architect, Emerging Technologies, Amazon AWS

Michael Hinckley
Senior Systems Engineering Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Northrop Grumman

Jorge Hernandez
Quality Assurance VP, The Wendy's Company

Austin Reed
Director Creative Media Studio, HNTB

Lorna Jean Marcuzzo
Senior Digital Product Manager - 3D Visualization, MillerKnoll

Michael Wynn
Academy Innovation and Solutions Design Executive, Bank of America

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

Andrew Peterson
Global Digital Tools & Innovation Engineer, Cummins

Paulo Amaral
Global Digital Marketing Lead, GSK

Allison Yanites
Immersive Technology Lead, Arcadis

Michelle Stewart
Lead Occupational Hygienist, Chevron

Henry Akwa-Mensah
Director, Innovations and Insights, Walmart

Marcus Castillo
Training Development Supervisor - Trucking & Rail, Marathon Petroleum

David Dolenga
Manager - Immersive Technology, General Motors

Amanda Clarida
Manager, Learning Design and Development, Volvo

Jim Kessler
Global Technology Leader for XR, Jacobs

Chris McGlone
Director, Training and Education, Abbott

Josh DeStefano
West Coast Innovation Leader, DPR Construction

Mark Christianson
Digital Workplace, Experience Senior Lead, Mars

Vineet Kamboj
User Experience Designer, Schlumberger

Elliot Drake
XR Technical Product Manager - R&D Analytical Platforms & Platform Modernization, GSK

Chris Koomen
Virtual Reality Engineer and Specialist, Air France-KLM

Andrew Warren
Sr Manager, Engineering Services Support, Bridgestone

James Del Rossi
Manufacturing Mobility Architect, Dow

James Cooper
Chief Technologist, Advanced Visualization, Raytheon Technologies

Framarz Mistry
Sr. Director, Design Technology, Mohawk Industries

Jean-Baptiste Farge
Global XR Manager, Subsea 7

Miranda Palmisano
Connected Worker Product Owner, Chevron

Wesley Bausch
Innovation & Technology Project Manager, Southern Company

Prashant Ruperee
Senior Manager Product Development Refrigeration, Whirlpool

Laura Kay Smith
Canada BIM Manager Lead, SNC-Lavalin

Andy Hunt
Manager, Applied Digital Innovation, The Hershey Company

Michael Calvillo
Senior Product Designer, Bayer

Doug House
Manager, Technical Support, Porsche

Greg Cooper
Senior Technical Specialist & Innovation: Manufacturing IT, Honda

Michael Winters
Senior Vice President; Experience Management Lead, Bank of America

John McGuire
Senior IT Architect – Cybersecurity, Duke Energy

Nobel Vale
Principal Scientist, Bristol Myers Squibb

Ryan Porto
Technical Specialist Ergonomics & Virtual Manufacturing, General Motors

Michael Newsham
Director of Emerging Technology, HR Innovations, Bayer

Steve Labudzinski
R&D Specialist, Con Edison

Nicholas Castillo
Immersive Design Center Engagement Lead, Laser Scanning SME, Visual Artist & 3D Guru, Raytheon Technologies

Bryon Price
Global Director - Technical Training, JLL

Matt Shellenberger
Staff Engineer, American Electric Power

Selina Chan
Occupational Hygienist, Chevron

Benjamin Nuernberger
Mixed Reality Researcher & Developer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dawn Miller
IT Manager, Edge Solutions, AmerisourceBergen

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

Brian Melven
XR Training Lead, CBRE

Marisol Barrero
Global Ergonomics Manager, Amazon Web Services

Kevin Harrup
Manager, Emerging Technology, Altria

Andrew Brokaw
Virtual and Augmented Reality Simulation Manager, CNH Industrial

Ryan Wheeler
Fellow of Advanced Visualization Technologies, Collins Aerospace

Hameed Madwar
Innovation Manager, Brridgestone

Jon Borlin
Manager Digital Products, MilliporeSigma

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

Scott Burkey
Technology Fellow, XR, WestRock

Jeff Lien
Technical Leader, Andersen Corporation

Alyssa Whittington
XR Specialist, Invista

Drew Holbrook
Extended Realities (XR) Manager, Gulfstream Aerospace

Matt Worley
Advanced Learning Consultant, Marathon Petroleum

Stephen Paul
Visualization Sr Manager, AECOM

Scott Aldridge
Senior Manager, Disruptive Technologies, CDM Smith

Ankoor Amin
Innovation Leader, DPR Construction

Nick Magana
Ergonomics Program Manager, Southern California Edison

Rajat Lokesh
XR Software Engineer, Schlumberger

Ed Moore
Chevron Distinguished Engineer - OT, Chevron

Zohair Mehkri
Director Of Engineering, Flex

Michael Wasik
Health Programs Advisor, Chevron

Carrie Roy
Senior UX Researcher, Bayer

Carsten Lutzhøft
Senior Director, Novo Nordisk

Rich Rabbitz
Principal Member of Engineering Staff, Lockheed Martin

Anand Jaiswal
Director Industry 4.0, SWM International

Dane Laughlin
Operations Transformation Product Leader, Invista

Cynthia Carbrey
CIO Global, Kautex

Bobby Carlton
XR/VR Content Manager and Business Development, FS Studio

Ryan Orwoll
Senior Director of Product Management, PTC

Percy Stocker
Senior Vice President AR Americas, Team Viewer

Katie McCort
Product Manager, Snapdragon XR, Qualcomm

Brad Scoggin
CEO, ArborXR

Lucky Lance K. Gobindram
General Manager, CXR

Vishal Shah
General Manager, Commercial AR/VR, Lenovo

Remi Del Mar
Sr. Product Manager, Digital Experiences - AR & Commercial Display Solutions, Epson

Jay Wright
CEO, Campfire

Sean McCoy
Solutions Manager - Worker Safety & Security, CBT

Jereme Pitts
COO, Librestream

Doug Stephen
President, Learning Division, Teamwork AR

Joseph Surface
Head of Sales US, AMA

Mark Sage
Executive Director, Area

Dan Hitomi
Sr. Director, Product (Vuforia Chalk), PTC

Jon Hawes
Director of Emerging Opportunities, Rave Computer

Jim Xiao
Founder and President, Mason

Brian Vogelsang
Sr. Director, Product Management - Snapdragon Spaces, Snapdragon

Eric Abbruzzese
Research Director, ABI Research

Micah White
Senior Director Research and Development, Teamwork AR

Stephane Licina
Partnerships Manager, Circuit Stream

Daniel Diez
Chief Marketing Officer, MagicLeap

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors and Partners

• Lenovo
• Magic Leap
• Microsoft
• Qualcomm
• T-Mobile for Business

• 3D Media
• ArborXR
• Campfire
• Circuit Stream
• Epson
• Librestream
• Picavi
• RAVE Computer
• Safe Software
• Six15 Technologies
• TeamViewer
• TeamworkAR by CGS

• Aixr
• Area
• AR Insider
• AR Post
• Auganix
• CIO Applications
• CIO Review
• CoinGape
• DevIT
• Field Technologies
• HR Tech Outlook
• IoT for all
• Metaverse
• Xrsenal
• XR@Work