The Open Group Conference - San Diego 2011

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Monday Plenary Keynote Speakers

Bruce McConnellBruce W. McConnell
Cybersecurity Counselor,
National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), US Department of Homeland Security

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James StikeleatherJames A. Stikeleather
Chief Innovation Officer,

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Tuesday Plenary Keynote Speakers

Dawn MeyerriecksDawn Meyerriecks
Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Acquisition, Technology and Facilities
Office of the Director of National Intelligence

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David MihelcicDavid M. Mihelcic
Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

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Architecting Cybersecurity
Security Plenary
Monday, February 7 - morning

Security of our cyber-connected infrastructure is essential to many aspects of our daily lives. Critical infrastructure services (such as gas, oil, electricity, water, telecoms) depend upon IT systems for their control and availability.

This plenary will bring together some of the thought leaders in Cybersecurity to broadly explore trust, frameworks, and their impact upon the security of critical infrastructure systems.


EA and Business Transformation
Enterprise Architecture Plenary
Tuesday, February 8 - morning

Effective business transformation and the implementation of the change management process requires an enterprise-wide view which combines strategy, business architecture, information systems and technology domains.

Any change management process requires an advanced, dynamic and resilient EA structure to handle the challenges and risks associated with technology-based business transformation.

This plenary session will seek to bring together business transformation and EA specialists to discuss the existing challenges and solutions for implementing technology-based business transformation, and the role played by the Enterprise Architect.


The Business and Financial Impact of Cloud Computing

Wednesday, February 9

Hear the latest ideas on how to build and measure ROI from Cloud Computing.

Discuss the best practices and commonly-encountered issues for Cloud deployment.

Gain an understanding of the risks of and rewards from using the Cloud.



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Monday, February 7 - afternoon

  • Cybersecurity
  • EA as a Business Discipline
  • Business Architecture
  • Complex Cloud Environments
  • Service-Oriented Architecture

Tuesday, February 8 - afternoon

  • EA & Business Agility
  • Developing an Architecture Profession
  • SOA Camp

Wednesday, February 9 - all day

  • Architecting the Cloud
  • EA in the Enterprise
  • EA and Service Management
  • ArchiMate®
  • EA Frameworks & Tools
  • Securing the Cloud
  • Architecture Standards and Frameworks
  • EA Implementation
  • TOGAF® 9 Case Studies
  • TOGAF® Camp
  • Cloud Camp

Sponsorship / Exhibiting

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