IEEE AR Head-Mounted Display Summit | Houston, TX | October 8, 2015

Date of Event:

Oct 8 2015


Houston, TX


Hilton Americas-Houston
1600 Lamar St.
Houston, TX 77010
United States

Overview of event

The IEEE Industrial Applications Society (IAS) and IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) will conduct the Augmented Reality and Head-Mounted Display Summit, to gain insights into the opportunities for risk reduction and improving performance through the introduction of Augmented Reality (AR)-assisted workflows in the oil and gas industry.

Those who are evaluating Augmented Reality introduction in their companies and considering how this technology could impact workplace practices and workflows are invited to participate.

The agenda includes presentations, panel sessions and demonstrations by participating organizations. Discussions will focus on best practices and practical approaches for integrating AR-enhanced content visualization in oil and gas.

Why AREA Members Attend this Event

This event will provide members the opportunity to meet IT professionals working in oil and gas, as well as vendor serving these industries and providers of AR components, systems and services. The following AREA members will participate:


There will be a networking reception on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Hilton Americas-Houston.

October 8, 2015 Program

8:00-9:00 am Registration
9:00-9:15 am Opening remarks by the steering committee
9:15-10:00 am Keynote: Mike Haley recently retired from BP where he was a senior IT consultant in the Office of the CTO. His role was cross-segment and ranged from strategy and architectural analysis through to the launch of projects taking “early adopter” advantage of new technology. He led the industrial wireless deployment of integrated real time mobile applications, alongside the development of new industrial user devices including hand-held and wearables.
10:00-10:30 am Networking break
10:30-11:30 am Panel sessions (Why the need?, Findings of an initial White Paper, White Paper Development Processes, Gaps)
11:30am-1:30pm Vendor showcase and demo—lunch
1:30-2:30 pm Panel session (Discussion on the Commonalities and Differences between Industries)
2:00-3:00 pm Networking break
3:00-4:00 pm Vendor panel sessions (Where Do the Vendors See the Tech Going? What Are Their Challenges?)
4:00-4:15 pm Wrap up

Registration and Fees

Registration is complimentary. Click here to register.


The summit will take place at:

Hilton Americas-Houston
1600 Lamar St.
Houston, TX 77010
United States


The IEEE Industrial Applications Society (IAS) focuses specifically on the unique needs of industry and commerce. IAS is a source of professional power to its nearly 10,000 worldwide members. Through a network of over 100 chapters globally, regional events and national and international conferences, the society keeps members abreast of current developments in the area of technology in electricity and electronics.

Comments or Questions

Any comments or questions can be sent to Bill Ash.

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