Room 1

12:15 - 13:00 (UTC+10)

Talk (45 min)

Introduction to Digital Twins with the Azure Digital Twin Platform

A digital twin is a virtual representation of an object or process in the real world. The concept of digital twins was arguably first popularised by NASA in the 70s as part of the Apollo 13 program but today is used by organisations from numerous industries and provides a multitude of benefits.

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In this session we'll:
• Look at why you'd want to create a digital twin in the first place
• Implement our own digital twin(s) using Azure Digital Twin platform
• Predict where digital twins could be heading in the future

Alex Mackey

Experienced technologist, author and speaker with over 21 years’ experience in various software development focussed roles. Works as a Tech Lead for Willow where we focus on development of digital twins and currently focussed on application security. Alex co-founded DDD Melbourne, has written two .NET books for Apress, spoken at several large conferences including NDC Sydney & Oslo, TechEd/Ignite, Web Directions and Remix and developed courses for online training provider Pluralsight and A Cloud Guru.