Open 3D Foundation (O3DF) Announces Speakers Lineup for O3DCon – Online and In Person in Austin, October 17-19

Keynotes, workshops and sessions will explore innovations in open source 3D development and the use of Open 3D Engine (O3DE) for games, entertainment, metaverse, AI / ML, healthcare applications and more.

SAN FRANCISCO — August 30, 2022—The Open 3D Foundation (O3DF) today announced a list of keynote speakers for O3DCon, its flagship conference, taking place October 17-19 in Austin, Texas, and online. O3DCon will bring together technology leaders, independent developers and academics to share ideas and best practices, discuss hot topics, and advance the future of 3D development across a variety of industries and disciplines. The program is available at https://events.linuxfoundation.org/o3dcon/program/schedule/.

Industry luminaries will host keynote sessions, including:

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Bill Vass, Vice President Engineering, Amazon Web Services Bryce Adelstein Lelbach, Principal Architect, NVIDIA and Lead for Standard C ++ Library Evolution, “C ++ Horizons” Deb Nicholson, Executive Director, Python Software Foundation and founding member of the Board of Directors, SeaGL (GNU Conference / Linux of Seattle), “Open Source is a Multiplier” Denis Dyack, founder, Apocalypse Studios, “O3DE’s Successes, Challenges and Future” Mathew Kemp, Director of game, Hadean, “Supercharged Gaming World Performance Using the Cloud”, Nithya Ruff , Manager, Open Source Program Office, Amazon and Linux Foundation Board Chairman, “Game On! How to Be a Good Open Source Citizen” Omar Zohdi, Technical Ecosystem Manager, Imagination Technologies, “O3DE and the Future of Mobile Graphics Development” Royal O ‘ Brien, Executive Director, Open 3D Foundation and General Manager of Digital Media & Games, Linux Foundation, “State of the Open 3D Foundation” Sheri Graner Ray, CEO and founder, Zombie C at Studios, “How Big Is Your Dream?” Rethinking the Role of Passion in Development »Stephen Jacobs, Director of Open @ RIT and Professor at the School of Interactive Games and Media, Rochester Institute of Technology,« Open in Academia, Science and Why O3DE Should Be Part of It All “

Early bird registration closes on September 16th
Register today at https://events.linuxfoundation.org/o3dcon/register/. Organizations interested in sponsorships can contact sponsorships@linuxfoundation.org.

“After celebrating our first year in July and recognizing the immense growth of our community, we are thrilled to connect with them at this year’s O3DCon,” said Royal O’Brien, Executive Director of O3DF. “Since the inception of O3DF, we have grown to 25 member companies, including Epic Games, LightSpeed ​​Studios and Microsoft, and have announced a new version of O3DE. This year’s O3DCon will feature a variety of cases. beyond games, including metaverse, cloud, open source licensing, digital twin in healthcare, and more. If your organization is building 3D stacks for a new generation of applications, O3DCon is an event designed to help you. to get there.

The three-day O3DCon conference program will also include sessions, lightning conferences, panel discussions and exhibits exploring innovations and best practices in open 3D development, open source licensing, interoperability between 3D engines, and the benefits of using O3DE to revolutionize 3D development. in real time . . Sessions to note include:

Testing Multiplayer Games on AWS at Scale Implementing OpenXR on O3DE Adventures in AI: How to Use O3DE for Advanced Machine Learning Introduction to Open Source Licensing Creating and Maintaining a Diverse Work Environment Field Performance

Attendees can also take part in a series of hands-on workshops and training sessions on the first day of the conference, 17 October.

Information on the Open 3D Engine (O3DE) project.
O3DE is the flagship project managed by O3DF. The open source project is a modular, cross-platform 3D engine designed to power everything from AAA games to cinema-quality 3D worlds to high-fidelity simulations. The code is hosted on GitHub under the Apache 2.0 license. The O3D Engine community is very active, with an average of up to 2 million line changes and from 350 to 450 monthly commitments from 60 to 100 authors on 41 repositories. To learn more, visit o3de.org and join and connect with the community at Discord.com/invite/o3de and GitHub.com/o3de.

About the Open 3D Foundation (O3DF)
Created in July 2021, O3DF’s mission is to make an open source, complete, high-fidelity, real-time 3D engine available to all industries for creating games and simulations. The O3DF hosts the O3DE project. To find out more, visit o3d.foundation.

On the Linux Foundation
Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation and its projects are supported by over 2,950 members. The Linux Foundation is the world’s leading hub for collaboration on open source software, hardware, standards and data. Linux Foundation projects are essential to the global infrastructure, including Linux, Kubernetes, Node.js, ONAP, Hyperledger, RISC-V, and many more. The Linux Foundation’s methodology focuses on leveraging best practices and meeting the needs of contributors, users, and solution providers to build enduring models of open collaboration.

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