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07:30

Expo Floor and Registration Opens

09:00

Opening Remarks

09:10

Lightning Plenary Keynote #1: Evolve or Die - How We Right-Sized IT Infrastructure to Fit The Age of Ubiquitous Computing

09:30
09:50

Star Plenary Debate: Dealing with the Shift - Where is New York’s Compute and How is the Local Market Reacting to Virginia’s Surge in Capacity?

  • Buddy Rizer, Loudoun County Department of Economic Development
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10:40

Coffee Break, Expo, Innovation Stage & Speed Networking

11:50

Software Defined Power: Measure MWs and Balance the (Utilities) Budget

Finding the Optimal Cooling Mix in a HPC Environment

Brought to You By AI: Moving, Storing and Processing the Fastest Growing Load in the Data Center

How To Make The Most Of Modular And Break The Purpose-Built Mode

12:20

Notes from the Field: Building Resilience into Mission-Critical Design and Commissioning

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Asset Management Is King: Maximize the Lifecycle of Your UPS Using Big Data

The 5G Effect: Producing Data Movement At The Speed Of Light

Automating Operational Technology: How Will Robots, IoT and a Digital Twin Impact Facilities Management?

12:50

Containing the Cool and Calculating the ROI of Airflow Management

Microgrids - Your Data Center’s Path to Energy Security

Fiber vs Copper - How To Generate Ultra-Latency On The Trading Floor

Automating Maintenance: Go Digital To Predict The Lifecycle Of Your Hardware Upgrade

13:20

Lunch, Networking, Expo & Innovation Stage

15:00

Panel Discussion: Powering the City - Should Urban Facilities Prioritise Smart Energy?

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Panel Discussion: Data & Dollars - Can Edge Fulfill the Promise of ‘Low Latency’ and Give Rise to the Connected World of Tomorrow?

Panel Discussion: How to Win Friends and Influence People: Can You Make the Case for Hybrid Cloud Whilst Regulated?

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16:00

Empowering Lithium Ion: How Advanced UPS Selection Will Lower Your TCO

Can Data Storage Keep Up With the Analytics Arms Race?

Running Out Of White Space? How To Tame Legacy Systems In a Multi-Cloud Era

16:30

How to Foster Habits for Success in Data Center Management

Researcher Spotlight: The Merged Multi-Power Converter Producing Efficiency and Cost Savings: But How?

Will Autonomous Driving Take The Edge Data Center Mainstream?

DCIM: Can Software Predict the Temperature of the Happy Server?

17:00

Drinks Reception and Networking on Expo Floor

19:00

End of Conference: Day One

Break Outs

Boardroom: The Business of the Data Center

11:50 - Opening Keynote: Where Will The ‘Ashburn Boom’ Strike Next?

12:20 - If the Two Million-Dollar Acre Is Near, How Will You Drive Down CAPEX?

12:50 - Is The Wholesale Data Center The Jewel In The REIT Crown?

15:00 - Star Panel Discussion: Lease Or Own - Evaluating Strategy For Data Center Ownership

16:00 - Club Deal, Syndicated Loan or M&A? How to Optimize Financing Strategies For Your Next Facility

16:30 - Legal Fundamentals: How To Secure Cost-Saving Incentives From The Grid

Hosted Roundtables

15:00 - Can Your Cabling Infrastructure Support 100/200/400GBPS? Explore Migration Strategies for the Physical Layer

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15:00 - Colocating Wall Street: Is White Space-as-a-Service Outpacing On-Premise IT for the Regulated?

15:00 - DCIM: More Than a Routine Checkup on the Health of Your Data Center

15:00 - East Penn Manufacturing

15:00 - Excool

15:00 - Future Facilities

15:00 - Kohler Co.

15:00 - Mitsubishi Electric

15:00 - Protecting the Ideological Vision of the Data Center in the Cloud Era

15:00 - Schneider Electric

Business Briefings

10:40 - Boardroom Brunch

13:30 - Boardroom Lunch