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NIST Open Industrial Digital Ecosystem Summit and OAGi Symposium

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"Enabling Supplier Neutral Standards-based Interoperability"



Industrial and manufacturing enterprises seek digital transformations in order to gain breakthroughs in productivity and agility. But how can this best be accomplished and at what costs?

Ideally, information in the digital ecosystem of an industrial and manufacturing enterprise should be transparent and rapidly accessible from the shop floor to the top floor to enable a productive transformation. Repeatable, scalable and sustainable data acquisition methods is necessary to lower the implementation costs regardless of software vendors.  Do you want to learn more and share ideas about how this could be done better, more efficiently, and more cost effectively using techniques other than the traditional, costly systems integration and what role should standards play and what the security implications are?

OAGi and MIMOSA both have long standardization histories focused in different, complementary domains.  OAGi covers enterprise business process standardization, while MIMOSA has taken a leading role in standards-based interoperability, with a focus on asset life-cycle information management. NIST conducts research and development on novel methods and tools, test cases, and testing tools that reduce risk of developing, using, and adopting standards, which is making standards-based interoperability a more realistic proposition. NIST, OAGi, and MIMOSA have initiated a cross-standard, cross-industry collaboration to help accelerate digital transformation using supplier-neutral open standards and interoperability.

The NIST Open Industrial Digital Ecosystems Summit brings together industry practitioners and thought leaders from owner/operators, standard development organizations, research institutes, and industry solution suppliers to share their desires, successes and obstacles in the new era of digital transformation journey. An objective of this year event is to discuss the feasibility of supplier neutral, out-of-the-box, standards-based interoperability, and to make a strategic research and development plan to drive the industry toward more cost-effective interoperable solutions for standardized, high-priority industry use cases.

2019 Synopsis

In the first day we will discuss primarily business values of standards-based interoperability. The second day is divided into two tracks. Track 1 will go into a technical discussion for a standards-based digital transformation pilot. Track 2 consists of presentations and discussions that look at the barriers and lessons-learned from recent digital transformation activities. Topics covered include:


  • Digital twin
  • Smart manufacturing
  • Interoperability of manufacturing software systems, data analytics, and IIoT
  • Semantics and ontology for manufacturing
  • Critical infrastructure management
  • Condition-based maintenance
  • Interoperability pilot and open specification advancement
  • Cyber-security for industrial control and IoT
  • Life-cycle management of data exchange standards


Why should I attend the event?

  • Manufacturing enterprises (standard users) can meet their peers and learn from others while also sharing their pain points with vendors and brainstorming for standardsbased solutions.
  • Software vendors will hear the customer needs and brainstorm for innovative solutions.
  • Standard developers and researchers will hear the challenges leading to impactful research topics.

Who should attend?

  • Digital transformation strategist, architects, and project managers.
  • CTOs and CIOs
  • Enterprise integration architects.
  • Data architects.
  • Application and IoT architects.
  • Middleware architects.
  • Lead integration developers.

OAGi Symposium

This year marks OAGi’s 25-year anniversary, making this an event you don’t want to miss. Registration for the NIST Manufacturing Interoperability Summit also includes access to the OAGi Symposium on June 5th & 6th at the same venue. 2019 offers new and exciting ways to better support OAGIS community integration projects. This biannual event is OAGi’s most popular gathering of thought leaders, placing you at the forefront of the progress and action. You can expect two days of the latest successes in enterprise interoperability patterns and practices, including presentations and demos. This is an opportunity to keep up with advancements in OAGIS. Get involved in the working group sessions, and ensure you and your organization are a step ahead in the race to prepare for the future. We’re looking forward to seeing all the usual faces and making a lot of new friends. See you there!



Co-Sponsored by MIMOSA and OAGi

Draft Agenda:

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Summit: Monday June 3rd, 2019

08:00 - 09:00

Continental Breakfast & Meet and Greet




09:00 - 09:15



Opening and Welcoming

Dr. Howard Harary, Director, Engineering Laboratory, NIST Dr. Serm Kulvatunyou, Senior Research Scientist, Systems Integration Division, NIST


09:15 - 10:00

Keynote Presentation: Industrial Control and IoT Networking Security, NIST


Victoria Pillitteri, Information Technology Lab, NIST




10:00 - 10:45

Project Execution Excellence Digital Project Execution (DPEx)

Approach Overview – MIMOSA and the Open Industrial Interoperability Ecosystem (OIIE)



Deborah McNiel, Digital Project Execution Program Manager, Dow

10:45 - 11:15

30 Minute Break



11:15 - 12:00

Avoiding vendor lock-in using open source software and standards-based messaging for smart manufacturing integration


Scott Nieman, Enterprise Integration Architect, Land O’Lakes


12:00 - 12:30


Digital Transformation through Strategic Partnering

Mark Pyatt, Industry Principal, Resource Industries, Accenture Consulting

12:30 - 13:30




13:30 - 14:00

Barriers to Small and Medium Size Manufacturers Data Interoperability Adoption


Chris Peters, CEO, Lucrum Group


14:00 - 14:45


Adoption plan for integration standards

Jaime Wightman (Systems Architect) and Daniel Valentine (Software Engineer), Lockheed Martin

14:45 - 15:15

30 Minute Break



15:15 - 15:45

Construction Optimization in the Open Industrial Interoperability Ecosystem

Tedd Weitzman, Principal Consultant and Executive at Construct-x and CII Technology Committee Chair, Construct-X






Consultant and Construction Industry Institute (CII)

15:45 - 16:30

OAGi & MIMOSA Collaboration for Open Industrial Digital Ecosystem

Alan Johnston, CEO, MIMOSA and Jim Wilson, CEO, OAGi



16:30 - 17:30

Panel Discussion - Business Value of Supplier-Neutral Standards-based Interoperability

Moderators: Nenad Ivezic and Serm Kulvatunyou, NIST

Panelists:Scott Nieman, Alan Johnston, Jim Wilson,Geoff Nunan (Spruik Technologies), Jaime Wightman, Deborah McNeil, Ann Marie Waters (Bentley), Mark Pyatt (Accenture)

18:00 - 21:00


Courtyard by Marriott Gaithersburg Washingtonian. Salon A&B


Summit: Tuesday June 4th, 2019


08:00 - 09:00

Hot Breakfast

09:00 - 09:30

Ken Dunn Presentation


09:30 - 10:00

Collaborative Messaging Standard Development, Current State and Vision - Serm Kulvatunyou, Systems Integration Division, NIST


10:00 - 10:30

IoT Message Modeling for Enterprise Integration, a NIST, OAGi & MIMOSA Collaboration - Yan Lu, Systems Integration Division, NIST

10:30 - 10:45

15 mins Break



Break out

Track 1:Towards Supplier-Neutral, Standard-based Interoperability

Chairs: Yan Lu, Alan Johnston


Track 2: Industry experiences, lesson learned, and tutorials Chairs: Chris Peters, Mark Pyatt

10:45 - 11:00




Supplier Neutral Open Industrial Digital Ecosystem Discussion

  • Further collaboration strategy
  • How to broaden collaboration and stakeholders
  • New use cases

The Effect of Fragmented Industrial Solutions on Small-Medium Size Manufacturer, Hyunbo Cho (Professor), Bongjun Ji(Ph.D. Student), POSTECH, South Korea


11:00 - 11:15

11:15 - 11:30

Smart Manufacturing Benefits to Small and Medium Size Manufacturers, Junhyuk Choi, Jaehyuk Kim, Ph.D. Students, POSTECH, South Korea


11:30 - 11:45

11:45 - 12:00

Services Integration for Scheduling Optimization, Peter Denno, NIST

12:00 - 12:15




12:15 - 12:30






12:30 - 12:45

12:45 - 13:00

13:00 - 13:15

13:15 - 13:30


Plenary: Panel discussion 2, Lessons-Learned and Path forward to Supplier-neutral, Standards-based Interoperability

  • What are previous supplier-neutral efforts? EbXML, Web Services, Open O&M
  • What were the successes and failures?
  • What do we do to move forward?

13:30 - 13:45

13:45 - 14:00

14:00 - 14:15



Break out

Track 1:Towards Supplier-Neutral, Standard-based Interoperability

Chairs: Yan Lu, Alan Johnston


Track 2: Industry experiences, lesson learned, and tutorials Chairs: Chris Peters, Mark Pyatt

14:15 - 14:30



RESTful Web API Design, Scott Nieman, Land’O Lakes and Steffen Fohn, ADP


Demonstration of Open Source Opportunities for Industry 4.0

Kirt Anderson, CEO and Geoff Nunan, Founder - Spruik Technology

14:30 - 14:45

14:45 - 15:00

15:00 - 15:15

15 mins Break

15:15 - 15:30



Architecture for OIIE & OGI Pilot, Matt Selway and Markus Stumptner

Shop and Plant Floor Cyber-security Issues in Small- to Medium-sized Manufacturers, Chris Peters, Lucrum Group.

15:30 - 15:45

15:45 - 16:00

Enterprise Cyber-security in the era of foreign state sponsored threats

Chris Winn, Cybersecurity Specialist, IBM

16:00 - 16:15







Open Industrial Digital Ecosystem discussion & planning, IoT industry pilot cases

16:15 - 16:30

Standard-based Global Operation by a World Leading Manufacturer, Byung Gon Lee, Thira-Utech

16:30 - 16:45

16:45 - 17:00

17:00 - 17:15

The Effect of Natural Hazards on Manufacturing and its Supply Chain, Douglas Thomas, Economics Division, NIST

17:15 - 17:30








OAGi Symposium: Wednesday June 5, 2019


08:30 - 09:00

Light breakfast and networking social


09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remark

Jim Wilson, OAGi

09:15 - 10:00

Standard-based Global Operation by a World Leading Manufacturer

Byung Gon Lee, Thira-Utech

10:00 - 10:45

The Effects of Fragmented Industrial Solutions - A Case Study on a Medium Size Manufacturer

Hyunbo Cho,Bongjun Ji, POSTECH, South Korea

10:45 - 11:15



11:15 - 12:00

Smart Manufacturing Benefits to Small and Medium Size Manufacturers

Junhyuk Choi, Jaehyuk Kim, POSTECH, South Korea

12:00 - 12:30

Digital Twin Manufacturing Standardization Activities in ISO TC 184

Hyunjeong Lee, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)

12:30 - 13:30



13:30 - 14:15

Overview of MTConnect

Moneer Helu, NIST

13:30 - 14:15

OAGi Smart Manufacturing Working Group

- Smart Manufacturing IoT Integration Architecture and MIMOSA Collaboration


Yan Lu, NIST







15:15 - 15:45



15:45 - 17:30

Continued of the OAGi Smart Manufacturing Working Group

- Reflection and planning based on the first 2 days of the summit

Yan Lu, NIST



OAGi Symposium: Thursday June 6, 2019


08:30 - 9:00

Light breakfast and networking social


09:00 - 09:45

Introduction to ASME Guideline to Prognosis and Health Management

Brian Weiss, NIST

09:45 - 10:30

NIST OAGi Score Tool Report and Discussion

Serm Kulvatunyou, NIST

10:30 - 10:45



10:45 - 11:15

Business Context Best Practice

Elena Jelisic, U. of Belgrade, Scott Nieman Land O’Lakes and Nenad Ivezic, NIST

11:15 - 11:45

Supply Chain Quick Start program for Small and Medium Manufacturing Suppliers using Score and BPMN

OAGi SME WG - Nenad Ivezic, NIST and Scott Nieman, Land O’Lakes

11:45 - 12:15

OAGi Standard Updates for JSON/Mobile REST

Michael Rowell, Oracle




12:15 - 13:30

Lunch - Outside


13:30 - 14:30

NCCoE Lab Tour


14:30 PM - 15:15 PM

New OAGi Standards for Product Life Cycle Support

Jaime Wightman, Lockheed

15:15 PM - 15:30 PM



15:30 PM - 16:00 PM

OAGIS 10.5.1

Michael Rowell, Oracle

16:00 PM - 16:30 PM

OAGi Board Report

Garret Minakawa, Oracle and OAGi Board

16:30 PM - 17:00 PM

OAGi Operation Report

Michael Figura, OAGi

17:00 PM - 17:30 PM

Planning for future meeting and Wrap up

Michael Figura and Jim Wilson, OAGi


Courtyard Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center

$229/night plus tax

Breakfast and Shuttle Included in the sleeping room rate

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Last Day to book: May 6, 2019


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Created April 5, 2019, Updated May 31, 2019