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  • NVIDIA GTC: How Universal Scene Description Can Become the "HTML" of the Metaverse

    1 to 1:50 PM EDT, Virtual

    Join this session to hear from a panel of distinguished technical leaders as they talk about the power of Universal Scene Description (USD) as a standard for the 3D internet. These luminaries will share how their individual companies see the potential of USD, and what their teams are doing to contribute to the evolution of the framework and ecosystem.

    Michael Kass, Senior Distinguished Engineer, NVIDIA

    Aaron Luk, Senior Engineering Manager, Omniverse, NVIDIA

    Patrick Cozzi, CEO, Cesium

    Nadine Alameh, CEO, Open Geospatial Consortium

    Gordon Bradley, Autodesk

    Guido Quaroni, Senior Director of Engineering of 3D & Immersive, Adobe

    Sebastian Grassia, Project Lead, Universal Scene Description (USD), Pixar

    Simon Haegler, Esri R&D Center Zurich

  • NVIDIA GTC: Building the SpaceVerse: A Proof of Concept for US Space Force

    12:00 to 12:50 PM EDT, Virtual

    Learn how NVIDIA, Cesium, Epic Games, and MAXAR Technologies worked together to demonstrate the potential of the SpaceVerse, a bold metaverse vision set by the U.S. Space Force that embraces technical collaboration. The group will discuss the motivations and technologies behind this proof of concept, built on open standards and collaboration, demonstrating an SLD 45 space launch. We’ll also cover our go-forward plan to continue building on the SpaceVerse concept.

    Jennifer Arnold, Professional Visualization Executive – Federal, NVIDIA

    Michael Torres, Chief of Digital Infrastructure & SpaceVerse, U.S. Space Force Chief Technology & Innovation Office

    Tim Woodard, Senior Solutions Architect, NVIDIA

    Major Andrew Compton, Commander, Spaceport Integration Office, U.S. Space Force

    Shawn Walleck, Director of Operation, Spaceport Integration, SLD 45

    Tony Frazier, EVP and GM Public Sector Earth Intelligence, Maxar Technologies

    Brady Moore, Director, Mission Support, Cesium

    Danny Williams, Technical Account Manager, Epic Games

    Shashi Bhushan, Principal Engineer DevTech Omniverse, NVIDIA

  • Immersive Technology Summit

    8 AM to 11 AM EDT, Full Sail University, 3300 University Boulevard, Winter Park, FL 32792

    "Geospatial Integration Using the Unity Geospatial Framework, ESRI Unity SDK and Cesium Unity SDK"

    A free, half-day Unity Developers Workshop at the Immersive Technology Summit presented by VRARA Central Florida, hosted by Full Sail University.

    Speakers include:

    Dr. Paul Cummings, Chief Architect, Unity Technologies;
    Rex Hansen, Principal PM, Esri;
    Gary Haus, Senior Solutions Engineer, Unity Technologies; and
    Brady Moore, Director of Mission Support, Cesium.

    Registration is required.

    VRARA Immersive Technology Summit, March 31, 2023
  • GeoGov Summit

    , Washington DC, USA

    GeoGov Summit brings together stakeholders representing Federal geospatial agencies; Commercial geospatial, space, IT, and Engineering companies, enterprise end users, and development and civil society organizations with an objective to facilitate discussions and estimate the evolving role of geospatial information in US economy and society.

  • Past events

  • GeoBuiz Summit 2023

    , Monterey, CA, USA

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi will participate in a panel discussion on the topic of Connected Constructions: Advancing Sustainable Infrastructure.

    GeoBuiz Summit 2023
  • Philadelphia Javascript Developers Meetup

    6:00 PM EST, One Penn Center, 1617 JFK Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103, 20th Floor,

    Gabby Getz, 3D Graphics Developer, Cesium, will present "CesiumJS: Lessons learned maintaining a large WebGL code base" alongside Ted Agolii, Certara; Otoloye Oyeniran, Wajusoft; and Jevelson Simenthy, Comcast.

  • The Road to the Open Metaverse

    11 a.m. to 11:40 a.m., Las Vegas, Nevada, USA and virtual

    Achieving a metaverse for all will require unprecedented cooperation. Leaders from the industry will share their vision for an open and inclusive metaverse. Patrick Cozzi joins Brian Markwalter, Edwina Fitzmaurice, Peggy Johnson, and Neil Trevett for this panel at CES 2023.

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  • I/ITSEC 2022

    , Orlando, Florida, USA

    The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training event. Visit Cesium in booth 2266.

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  • Unreal Fest 2022

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM CDT, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

    Brady Moore, Cesium's Director of Mission Support will join the panel discussion, The World is Your Canvas: Building 3D Global Scale Real or Imaginary Worlds, alongside Sébastien Lozé, Unreal Engine Business Director, Simulation, Epic Games; David Cardella, Program Management Lead for Developer Technology, Esri; Dan Nord, Chief Product Officer & SVP, MAXAR; and Michael Putz, CEO, BlackShark AI.

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  • O3DCon 2022

    , Austin, Texas, USA

    Shehzan Mohammed, Cesium's Director of 3D Engineering & Ecosystems, will be speaking at O3DCon, the Open 3D Foundation’s flagship conference. This event brings together a vibrant, diverse community focused on building an unencumbered, first-class, 3D engine poised to revolutionize real-time 3D development across a variety of applications—from game development, metaverse, digital twin, and AI, to automotive, healthcare, robotics, and more.

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  • NTSA October Webinar – Open Standards and Applications Towards the Military Metaverse

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT, Virtual

    Organized by the National Training & Simulation Association (NTSA). Cesium's Shehzan Mohammed joins Gastao De Figueiredo, SVP Strategic Partnerships,; Nadine Alameh, Ph.D. CEO of Open Geospatial Consortium; Neil Trevett, VP, Developer Ecosystems, NVIDIA; and Moderator Jennifer Arnold of NVIDIA to discuss ongoing efforts to create open standards for the metaverse, and how they apply to GEMS (Gaming, Exercise, Modeling and Simulation) use cases. Other topics include the impact of geospatial data and its semantic representation, the goals of the Metaverse Standards Forum, and where to learn more.

    NTSA Webinar Series
  • OGC Member Meeting: Metaverse Special Session

    11:00 AM to 12:30 PM SGT, Singapore and Virtual

    Shehzan Mohammed will represent Cesium in this discussion about Geo standards for the Metaverse and the Geo for the Metaverse Working Group, which is envisioned to be the liaison between OGC and the Metaverse community. It will represent OGC in the Metaverse Standards Forum - bringing all the community's work on 3D (3D Tiles/I3S/3D Portrayal/ CityGML/ WTMS/GeoVolumes API/etc) , modeling & simulation (CDB/IndoorGML/InfraGML/PipelineML/ARML/GeoPose/etc), OGC APIs, and more to the forefront.

    OGC 124th Member Meeting
  • WDBE 2022

    , Helsinki, Finland, and Tallinn, Estonia

    Shehzan Mohammed, Cesium's Director of 3D Engineering & Ecosystems, will be speaking at World of Digital Built Environment (WDBE). WDBE has become a platform for the growing global AEC community, highlighting the brightest minds and most cutting-edge digital solutions improving our urban future.

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  • 2022 P3DL CoP Conference

    , Springfield, VA

    Brady Moore, Cesium's Director of Mission Support will present, "Building a Data-First Approach to Modernizing Multi-Domain 3D Visualization" at the 2022 P3DL (Photogrammetry, 3D Visualization, and Lidar Community of Practice) Conference.

    2022 P3DL CoP Conference
  • Building the Open Metaverse - SIGGRAPH 2022

    9 am to 5 pm PDT, Vancouver, BC

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi and Marc Petit, VP, Unreal Engine Ecosystem at Epic Games, co-organized this 2-part, full-day course to bring technical experts from across the community together to share their vision and contributions to an open metaverse.

    The course introduces the fundamental concepts and building blocks for the open metaverse, covering the current state and potential future directions. The themes of openness, collaboration, and interoperability are woven throughout the topics.

    Presenters include:

    Nadine Alameh, CEO, Open Geospatial Consortium

    Rev Lebaredian, Vice President, Omniverse & Simulation Technology, NVIDIA

    Steve May, CTO, Pixar Animation Studios

    Morgan McGuire, Chief Scientist, Roblox

    Jeff Petersen, Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services

    Guido Quaroni, Senior Director of Engineering, Adobe 3D&I

    Neal Stephenson, Cofounder, Lamina1 and Author, Snow Crash

    Natalya Tatarchuk, Distinguished Technical Fellow and Chief Architect, VP, Professional Artistry & Graphics Innovation, Unity Technologies

    Neil Trevett, President, The Khronos Group, and VP, Developer Ecosystems, NVIDIA

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  • Building the Open Metaverse in Philadelphia

    5:30 to 7:00 PM ET, Maggiano's Little Italy, 1201 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    SIM Philadelphia

    The metaverse has come into the limelight with everything from coverage on CNBC to Roblox's creator platform to Facebook's rename to Meta.  What is or may become the metaverse?  What computing trends - from game engines to VR to AR wearables - are enabling this?  What does it mean for the metaverse to be open and how can we facilitate openness with open standards?  And how is Philadelphia-based tech startup, Cesium, playing a role in building the metaverse?

  • GEOBuiz Summit

    , Monterey Bay, California, USA

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi will discuss Architecture, Engineering, and Infrastructure at this annual gathering of geospatial business leaders.

    GeoBuiz Summit - January 2022 Monterey Bay, California.
  • USGIF GEOINT Symposium 2022

    , Aurora, Colorado

    The USGIF GEOINT Symposium is the nation's largest gathering of GEOINT professionals.

    Visit the Cesium team in BOOTH 1011 to see easy ways to integrate One World Terrain data with hi-res insets, move from 2D to 3D, access and stream metadata with 3D Tiles Next, and leverage game engine technology to build never-before-seen applications and experiences with Cesium for Unreal.

    Monday, April 25

    2-3 PM - Training Session: Creating Accurate, Global-Scale Realtime Simulations with Cesium for Unreal Engine
    Presented by Nithin Pranesh, Cesium for Unreal Developer

    Tuesday, April 26

    1:40 PM - Lightning Talk: 3D Tiles Next: Data Performance for the Future of 3D Geospatial
    Presented by Brady Moore, Director of Mission Support

    3:30-4:15 PM - Panel: What is the Metaverse Anyway?
    Moderated by Patrick Cozzi, CEO

    GEOINT 2022
  • Khronos Group WebGL Meetup

    8 PM ET, Virtual

    The Khronos Group hosts this virtual WebGL meetup that includes experts from Google, Intel, Mozilla, and Cesium.

    Sean Lilley will discuss how 3D Tiles Next uses glTF to scale massive models and its efficient implementation in WebGL.

  • New Space Workshop: How Can We Build Space from Scratch?

    4 to 7 PM ET, Virtual

    SSSI and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) are partnering on this virtual event to discuss New Space.

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi will join a panel discussion on "Evolving the New Space Ecosystem," along with Prashant Shukle, COO, KorrAI; Joe Morrison, VP Commercial Product, Umbra; Mani Thiru, Space Industry Development Asia Pacific, AWS; and moderator Bill Barrett, Senior VP, Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants.

    OGC SSSI New Space Workshop, February 15, 2022
  • Combining High-performance Simulation, New Gaming Technologies and Defence Innovation

    11:00 AM EST, Virtual

    Brady Moore, Cesium's Director of Mission Support, joins experts from NATO Modelling and Simulation Group, Epic Games, and the Foundation for Strategic Research to discuss how game technology can support high-intensity warfare training.

    Combining high-performance simulation, new gaming technologies and Defence Innovation -COGES event - December 21, 2021
  • Metaverse Session at 121st OGC Member Meeting

    3:30 to 5 pm, Virtual

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi will participate in a special public session on the metaverse during the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)'s 121st Member Meeting. The week-long event of Standards Working Group meetings, special sessions, workshops, and keynotes will take place December 6-14, 2021.

  • I/ITSEC 2021

    , Orlando, Florida, USA

    The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training event. Visit Cesium in booth 2634.

  • Web3D Conference

    , Virtual

    Cesium's Peter Gagliardi will discuss Cesium and 3D Tiles at this international conference on 3D Web technology hosted by SIGGRAPH.

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