Canadian Government Briefings

OMG® Standards for the Federal & Provincial Governments of Canada

OMG Standards for the Canadian Government

DATES: September 26-27, 2018
VENUE:Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa, Canada
COST:Tutorials (complimentary) with option to add lunch (US $49/day) and Wed. evening reception ($20)
REGISTRATION: Please pick one option. #1: Register for complimentary tutorials only OR
#2: add lunch or reception à la carte to tutorials

MEET & GREET: An optional evening reception Monday Sept. 24 focused on Cyber Security Standards. Mix, Mingle and Learn more about OMG work in Cyber Security. More info and complimentary registration here.

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The Object Management Group® (OMG®) will host a special event for the Canadian Government at its Technical Meeting the week of September 24 – 28, 2018 in Ottawa.

In addition to the OMG task force meetings, members will be providing two days of information sessions and tutorials on the OMG portfolio of open specifications and standards that align to government objectives and priorities outlined in Canada’s Information Technology Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021 and the FWD50 and Open First initiatives. The information will be applicable to federal, provincial and municipal authorities seeking open, vendor-agnostic solutions to common IM/IT challenges.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Richard Soley
    Chairman and CEO
    Object Management Group

    Dr. Richard Soley

  • Len Bastien
    Assistant Deputy Minister Information Management and CIO, Department of National Defence (DND)

    Len Bastien

  • Teresa D’Andrea
    Director of the Government of Canada’s Enterprise Digital Exchange
    Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS)

    Teresa D’Andrea

Registration for this special event is open to the public! Attendees from government and industry are welcome to participate in any or all sessions over the course of two days. You do not need to be a member of OMG to attend. A networking & refreshment break room will be open to meet presenters, OMG members, and your peers. You're welcome to use this room to relax or catch up on work in between sessions of interest.

Topic coverage includes:

  • Architecture-driven IT modernization and digital transformation
  • Cloud computing and modern architectures
  • Information sharing and safeguarding
  • Cybersecurity, resilience and layered defense
  • Internet of Things (IoT), embedded and real-time systems
  • Aligning enterprise, business, solutions/systems, information and security architectures

Deliverables will be shared from OMG-managed programs:

Attend information sessions on OMG standards:

  • Unified Architecture Framework® (UAF®)
  • Business Process Modeling Notation™ (BPMN™), Case Management Model and Notation™ (CMMN™), Decision Model and Notation™ (DMN™)
  • Data Distribution Service™ (DDS™)
  • Automated Source Code Software Quality Measures
  • Information Exchange Framework™ (IEF™)
  • And more

Click here to view all OMG specifications and ISO supported specifications

For more information on a specific standard, to join a workstream, or lead a new standards development team, contact

Object Management Group (OMG)

About OMG The Object Management Group® (OMG®) is an international, open membership, not-for-profit technology standards consortium, founded in 1989. OMG standards are driven by vendors, end-users, academic institutions and government agencies. OMG Task Forces develop enterprise integration standards for a wide range of technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG modeling standards, including the Unified Modeling Language™ (UML®) and Model Driven Architecture® (MDA®), enable powerful visual design, execution and maintenance of software and other processes. OMG also launches and manages programs such as the IT industry software quality standardization group, the Consortium for Information & Software Quality ™ (CISQ™) and the Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC), the public-private partnership that was formed in 2014 with AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM, and Intel to forward the development, adoption, and innovation of the Industrial IoT.

OMG members include hundreds of organizations including software end-users in over two dozen vertical markets (from finance to healthcare and automotive to insurance) and virtually every large organization in the technology industry.