The Open Group Summit
Delivering a Secure and Sustainable Tomorrow
Houston, USA | October 30 - November 2, 2023
13210 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas, USA 77079
We have a limited number of rooms at our group rate of $129 / night (+ taxes and service fee)
About the Event
Delivering a Secure and Sustainable Tomorrow
Monday, October 30 - Tuesday, October 31
The Open Group Houston Summit is set to welcome distinguished experts, esteemed government officials, visionary industry leaders, and experienced practitioners in the fields of digital sustainability and cybersecurity, to exchange invaluable experiences and profound knowledge in efforts to deliver a sustainable and secure tomorrow.
Key Conference Tracks will Include:
- EA for Sustainability
- Cybersecurity and Zero Trust
- Open Industry Standards
- The Digital Enterprise
Information Technology plays a crucial role in enabling a secure and sustainable tomorrow by leveraging technology to address existing and emerging global challenges. These sessions will focus on some key aspects of IT Sustainability and Cybersecurity and how they are interdependent in achieving this future.
The interconnection between Cybersecurity and Sustainability is evident in many areas of technology development:
- Data Security for Sustainable Solutions: Sustainable initiatives for data analytics and IoT devices to optimize resource usage and minimize waste
- Protection of Critical Infrastructure: Sustainable infrastructure and interconnected digital systems, and ensuring security against cyber threats
- Environmental Impact of Cybersecurity: Balancing security needs with energy efficiency and environmental impact
Supply Chain Security Roundtable
Wednesday, November 1 - Thursday, November 2
Join The Open Group Open Trusted Technology Forum (OTTF) in their Supply Chain Security Roundtable Event to learn more about current best practices for supply chain security and to actively contribute to discussions that will enhance the Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard (O-TTPS).
Sessions on Wednesday, November 1 will focus on addressing current requirements detailed in the O-TTPS and ways that organizations have implemented and benefited from them. Presentations will also detail best practices around cyber supply chain security and business continuity management in the supply chain from both industry and government speakers.
Sessions on Thursday, November 2, will feature structured discussions informed by a survey of public and private organizations; learnings from these discussions will feed into enhancements of the O-TTPS.
Workshop: Introduction to the O-PAS™ Standard for Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Companies [no fee session]
Wednesday, November 1, A.M.
The Open Process Automation™ Forum (OPAF) is developing a “Standard of Standards” for an open, interoperable, and secure process automation architecture (The O-PAS™ standard). This session is a tailored introduction to The O-PAS™ standard, for Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Companies. The O-PAS™ Standard defines a Reference Architecture and Information Model to enable interoperability within a heterogeneous distributed control system. Through adoption of the standard, end-users gain more freedom when managing obsolescence within systems. Participants in the session will gain insight into the practical implementation of The O-PAS™ standard and ways to deliver value to customers.
Workshop: Data Science Workshop [no fee session]
Wednesday, November 1, P.M.
The Data Science Virtual Workshop, "An Experiential Journey with Data to inspire Your Work", will make you think differently about data and how it can solve problems! This workshop includes surprising use cases that will make you think differently about data, sometime laugh, and hopefully inspire your own work to discover actionable insights in the mounds of data available.
OSDU® Forum Houston Meeting: October 31 - November 2
Today's Value and Tomorrow's Features
The Open Group OSDU Forum enables the energy industry to develop transformational technology to support the world's changing energy needs. The OSDU Data Platform is an Open Source, standards-based and technology-agnostic data platform for the energy industry that stimulates innovation, industrializes data management and reduces time to market for new solutions.
In the Forum Member meeting, you will hear from operators, vendors and cloud service providers about their engagement and adoption of the OSDU Data Platform, along with details of future roadmaps and workflow capabilities. Plenary presentations will examine:
- Operator Perspectives
- Reference Architecture, Roadmaps and Workflow Capabilities
- Vendor/Cloud Service Provider Perspectives
- Getting Involved in the OSDU Forum
There will be three afternoon track sessions each day on:
- Business Value/Adoption
There will also be an opportunity to see demonstrations from software vendors at the Partner Pavilion in our networking sessions throughout the event.
The latest OSDU Forum Meeting agenda can be found HERE
The latest Energistics Consortium members meeting agenda can be found HERE
Zero Trust Accelerator Workshop $495
Tuesday, October 31, A.M.
A half-day, interactive and in-person event designed to get your organization started with Zero Trust, in the right way.
This workshop is an in-person event run in association with Numberline Security and will be co-located with The Open Group Summit, at the Hyatt Regency Houston West, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday 31st October 2023.
The Workshop will be run and presented by Jason Garbis, Principal, Numberline Security. Paid attendance at this workshop will not give you access to any other part of The Open Group Houston Summit. Separate registration, payment information and more details about the Zero Trust Accelerator Workshop can be found here: https://shop.opengroup.org/events/ztac23
The Open Group standards ensure openness, interoperability, and consensus.
Note: Members of the AEA or TOGAF® Certified Individuals are NOT automatically Members of The Open Group.
You are entitled to the Member rate if your company / organization is a Member of The Open Group. The current membership list can be checked here
Early Bird Rate (up to September 29th) Standard Rate
Member $175 $225
Govt/Academic $525 $625
Non-Member $600 $750
Member $350 $450
Govt/Academic $1,000 $1,200
Non-Member $1,100 $1,300
Full Member Pass (All open sessions, workshops, Security Roundtable and Membership entitled closed Forum sessions, Monday - Thursday)
Member $450 $625
Supply Chain Security Roundtable (November 1st-2nd)
All Attendees $350 $350
** The OPAF Workshop and Data Science Workshop Sessions on Wednesday, November 1st are FREE to attend **
Please select the Workshop: Introduction to the O-PAS™ Standard for EPCs, or Data Science Workshop, category when registering if you only wish to attend that specific 'free' session. You will not be permitted to attend other sessions on that day.