Time Hall 1 Hall 2 Hall 3 Hall 4
07:30

Expo Floor and Registration Opens

09:00

Opening Remarks

09:10

Lightning Plenary Keynote: Billion-Dollar Infrastructure: Navigating the Path to the Intelligent Placement of Workloads

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09:30

Lightning Plenary Keynote 2: Pricing the Bleeding Edge: How Will Coolants, Machine Learning and GPUs Impact The Cost Of The 2030 Data Center?

  • Dr. Suvojit Ghosh, Computing Infrastructure Research Centre (CIRC) at McMaster University
09:50

Star Plenary Debate: Prepping for Dense Data: What Breaks When Cognitive Workloads Dominate Compute?

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10:40

Coffee Break, Expo, Innovation Stage & Speed Networking

11:50

Preparing For The 100KW Workload - Can Liquid Cooling ‘Cross the Chasm’?

The Chip Update - Tracking Contemporary Cores, Consumption and Cost

How To Thwart Insider Threats to Your Data Center

Powering Bitcoin: How to Locate the Lowest Hydroelectricity kW per Acre

12:20

Computational Fluid Dynamics: Channeling the Predictive Power of Technology to Optimize Strategy and Plan Ahead

From 40GbE to 100GbE - Orchestrating a Plan To Install 5G-Ready Plumbing In Your Data Center

Physical Security - Are We In Danger Of Overlooking Vulnerabilities In The Digital Age?

The Self-Healing Smart Grid - The Avenue to Reliable Medium Voltage Power Distribution

12:50

Case Study: Microgrids - The Key to Building Resiliency Into Your Energy Supply Chain

The ABCs of SD-WAN

Pivoting the Power Paradigm: How Standardizing at 415 VAC Can Unlock Power Capacity

13:20

Lunch, Networking, Expo & Innovation Stage

15:00

Introducing Industry 4.0: - How Will Machines and Humans Collaborate to Manage Facilities?

Fight the Outage: What Role will Advanced Technologies Play in Boosting Uptime?

Panel Discussion: From Edge to Campus: Where Will Data Live in 2020?

15:30

Architecting a Data Center Backend to Delight the Customer at the Edge

Is Your Data Center Drinking Too Much? Measure, Fix, Report

16:00

Closing Futurist Panel: Predictions on the Future of the North American Data Center Market: LIVE

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17:00

Drinks Reception and Networking on Expo Floor

19:00

End of Conference: Day Two

Break Outs

Boardroom: The Business of the Data Center

11:50 - Lightning Plenary Keynote: How to Consolidate and Extrapolate ROI From Legacy Data Centers

12:20 - How The Evolving Nature Of State Tax Regulation Is Influencing Data Center Valuations

12:50 - Life After Divestment - How to Optimise Your Sale and Right-Size Assets

15:00 - Panel Discussion: Can ‘Cloud’ Kill Off the Enterprise Data Center? How Will Consolidation Impact TCO?

15:30 - How Will The World’s First 300MW Colocation Deal Change Pricing Strategies?

Hosted Roundtables

15:00 - Cooling 101: Learning The Fundamentals of Airflow Management

15:00 - Cooling Cryptocurrency: Will Mining Farms Ignite a Trend In Immersive Cooling Adoption?

15:00 - Extending The Server Lifecycle Using Predictive Analytics

15:00 - FED Regulated? Keep IT Hosting Compliant with DCIM

15:00 - Introducing Software-Defined Networking to Accommodate Alternating WAN Densities

15:00 - Leasing Lessons: How to Future-Proof Capacity Demand and Guard Against Vendor Lock-In

15:00 - Overcoming the Power Struggle: Spearheading the Adoption of Software In Revolutionising Energy Reliability

15:00 - Paint the Picture - Deploying Software-Defined Storage in a Multi-Cloud World

15:00 - What Is The Right Level Of Hybridisation For Your IT Infrastructure?

15:00 - Win the Battle and Prevent the War: Introducing Cyber Hardening to the Data Center