2016 JT Open International Conference – Overview & Materials – Day 1

By MLoeffler

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The 2016 JT Open International Conference took place from September 6-8, 2016 in Seattle, WA and was a must-attend event for all JT Open Program members and anyone interested in JT technology.

The conference brought together industry experts and technology practitioners to discuss how leaders are leveraging JT technology to build successful global PLM programs. An exciting agenda featured industry experts, researchers from academia, technologists, and developers of technology standards.

The conference theme of “The Open Road” highlighted the spirit of innovation and adventure that has driven JT developments from the beginning, and will continue into the future.

Keynote and session speakers on Day 1 included:

  • Dr. Richard Riff, Former Director of IT at Ford

  • Dr. Siegmar Haasis, CIO Research & Development at Mercedes-Benz Cars

  • Prof. Alfred Katzenbach, from Katzenbach Executive Consulting and Former Director of IT at Daimler

  • Experts from the Bentley Systems, Daimler, Honda, Microsoft, Orbital ATK, Siemens, and others.

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