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May 29

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Description

There is growing concern that new technologies such as AI and ML could cause an avalanche of job losses across industries and replace the worker completely - but is this entirely accurate? Let us show you how you can adapt your business to work alongside new technology by transforming media panic into sensible preparations for AR in the workforce. Our experience shows that AR will undoubtedly change the workplace, but rather than a rise of the machines, our customers are experiencing significant job growth rather than job losses. This talk will shine the light on how AR enriches, rather than replaces, the workforce to enhance and create jobs. It is common fact that, AR empowers people to perform tasks more efficiently, quicker and with less errors. In times where skilled workers for offshore or repeatable tasks are rare, AR also enables enterprises to reskill and upskill new and existing employees, enabling them to perform tasks outside their area of expertise in an enjoyable and user-friendly way.

Speakers

COO , RE'FLEKT
May 29

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Description

AR’s quick evolution from experimental technology to process and profit driver has resulted in a wide range of expectations from the market. Now with next-generation hardware and software catching up with AR’s true potential, the burning question on everyone's minds is "what's next?" Join Scope AR as they take you on an “AR journey” from their perspective as industry pioneers. Hear what the surprising early-stage market drivers in the space actually were and how they’ve matured to meet today’s more sophisticated use cases. Understand what today’s must-have features can deliver to enterprise workers, as well as explore some realistic expectations users should have when thinking about how to use the technology. Finally, learn about some incredible innovations that AR will enable in the next few years, further transforming how we share knowledge and interact with data while on the job.

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President and Co-Founder , Scope AR
May 29

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Over the next decade, 10 million manufacturing jobs will likely be needed, yet millions are expected to go unfilled, according to a report from Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute. An exodus of retiring workers, combined with increasing product complexity and customer demand, requires manufactures to take new approaches for delivering relevant information to front-line workers. Augmented reality delivers transformative value by facilitating and improving training, knowledge transfer and the communication of critical information from retiring experts to the new and existing workforce. Please join JJ Lechleiter, VP of Product Management at PTC to discover how you can accelerate time-to-value for augmented reality in your business, alleviate the skills gap crisis and empower your workforce with the critical information they need to: · Increase productivity · Reduce scrap & rework · Elevate service quality · Improve safety & compliance. The future of factory floor and field service workforce communication will increasingly rely on augmented reality as an efficient, flexible workforce multiplier.

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VP Product Management , PTC
May 29

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Description

The building industry is going through a fast-paced technological transformation, revolutionizing design, construction, assembly, manufacturing, and maintenance, workflows. Digitalization is at the core of this process and XR technology, with its ability to merge physical and digital content, serves as a fulcrum of this integrated environment. The presentation will cover real-world use cases and future development including the potential synergy between XR, eye tracking, and brain-computer interface.

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Director, Mixed Reality , Trimble
May 29

02:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Description

While there are numerous case studies covering the quantitative benefits of enterprise augmented reality (AR), an important qualitative benefit has emerged. Businesses spanning multiple industries across the globe have seen a fundamental behavioral change in how people train, work, collaborate, and plan. These changes go beyond the simple productivity, quality, and safety gains traditionally touted with AR, and can have an even more transformative effect in the long term. Attend this session and learn how businesses are capitalizing on this to drive re-invention of conventional business models, operational management, and resource utilization, as well as unlocking higher-value jobs for the hands-on workforce through an AR-led digital workforce transformation.

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Chief Strategy Officer , Upskill
May 29

02:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Description

In this session Jan is going to give an overview about the manifold requirements XR solutions must fulfill for a successful implementation in an enterprise environment. Some of the key learnings will be shared and he also will point out the small differences existing between the consumer world and enterprise approaches.

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Coordination Augmented- & Virtual Reality, Center of Competence AR & VR , Audi AG
May 29

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Description

Deskless workers have been receiving quite some attention as of late, and rightly so. 80% of the workforce is deskless, but until now they’ve been largely missing from the digital transformation strategy. Desk workers use CRM packages and ERP systems. Deskless workers have pen and paper. Technology is bringing the deskless workforce on the verge of a new era: connected workers, empowered by mobile and wearable technology. •The needs of the deskless workforce in industry? •Smart eyewear for smart workers? •Software to inform, to guide, to assist? •The business value? Augmented or Fake Reality?

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CEO , Proceedix
CEO , AMA Xpert Eye
May 29

04:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Description

5G promises to bring new levels of performance and efficiency that will power new user experiences and redefine a broad range of industries with connected services from retail to education, transportation to entertainment, and everything in between. 5G will also be a catalyst for Augmented Reality in the Enterprise, delivering multi-Gbps peak rates, ultra-low latency, massive capacity, and a more uniform user experience to businesses deploying AR technology. With 2019 as the beginning of a new era in communications, come learn how 5G will intersect the Enterprise Augmented Reality glasses of today, and become a fabric for enabling the more immersive experiences of tomorrow.

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Senior Director of XR Product Management , Qualcomm, Inc.
May 29

04:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Description

The launch of a new XR platform often creates a great deal of excitement among institutional users and developers alike. After all, products such as Oculus, HoloLens and Magic Leap help us significantly improve the way we tell stories, train employees and address persistent maintenance challenges. However, for developers, each product launch presents its own unique challenges. The team has to familiarize itself with a new SDK, a new device and often a completely different way of structuring content. In this session, Rodrick Lekey and Hans Wernke, of Inhance Digital, an LA-based interactive marketing agency with 21+ years of experience, will share the first-hand perspective of such a team of developers. What did we learn? What challenges did we experience? What would we do differently the next time around?

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VP, Business Development , Inhance Digital
Technical Director AR/VR , Inhance Digital
May 29

05:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Description

This rapidly emerging technology has enabled capabilities with unbelievable returns. We will share the scoop on the latest activities and the numbers we are seeing, and we will also share a few thoughts on "adventures" to avoid.

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Emerging Technologies Lead/Principal Investigator for Augmented Reality , Lockheed Martin Space