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March Mixer

By invitation only

Building on the success of The AI Summit & IoT World Austin in 2022, you're invited to an exclusive VIP meet-up to connect with peers, and join our upcoming roundtable. 

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» The Topic: Digital Twins and the Metaverse Will these transformative technologies dramatically change the world? A look at some real-world use cases.

⏲ When: March 14, 2023 – 5.00pm – 7.00pm

🏒 Where: Littlefield Building – Common Desk | 106 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

πŸ“§ For any queries, please contact

What can you expect?

A safe space for honest and constructive debate and conversation, amongst some of the most influential enterprise decision-makers in the Austin area, including:

  • Director, Application Security, The New York Times
  • Chief Digital Officer, Resideo
  • Director of Information Technology, Framebridge
  • Emerging Technology & Innovation, Walmart
  • CEO, Austin Technology Council

What will your afternoon look like?

Kick-off at 5.00pm with discussions around the real-world use cases proving how these transformative technologies will dramatically change the world at the Digital Twins and the Metaverse Roundtable, led by Bill Pugh of Smart Connections Consulting.

What the roundtable will look like:

  1. What in your opinion is the difference between Digital Twins and the Metaverse?
  2. What do you think is the fundamental misunderstanding about Digital Twins...follow on question is the same but for Metaverse?
  3. In what applications do you see the greatest benefit for either technology?
  4. What is the projected timeline that we will see a pervasive use of these technologies?
  5. How are these technologies protected?  is there a privacy risk and how is it being addressed?

And what better way to end than with time for fun, drinking, and networking!

Bill Pugh
Bill has over 25 years of experience in wired/wireless strategy, digital transformation and deployment of networking technologies for several private and public companies. Most recently, he's been working with cities and utilities on strategies for executing β€œSmart” initiatives around street lights, Smart Parking, intelligent traffic, digital twins and security best practices. 



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