Full Program Agenda

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED FROM APRIL 12, 2018 TO SEPTEMBER 13, 2018.

Thursday, April 12
8:00 AM - 8:35 AM

  • Room:   Concert Venue
  • Session Number:  REG1
  • Thursday, April 12, 8:00 AM - 8:35 AM

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Thursday, April 12
8:35 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Room:   Concert Venue
  • Session Number:  GS1
  • Thursday, April 12, 8:35 AM - 8:45 AM
Speakers
Ms  Michele Reister

Director, Content & Conference Producer
Informa
Speaker

Sarah Markey


Speaker

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Thursday, April 12
8:45 AM - 9:35 AM

  • Room:   Concert Venue
  • Session Number:  KEY1
  • Thursday, April 12, 8:45 AM - 9:35 AM
While in the past most information on the internet was generated by humans or computers, with the emergence of the Internet of Things, vast amount of data is now being created by sensors from devices, machines etc, which are placed in the physical world. Here we highlight a series of...
Speaker
Dr.  Hendrick Hamann

Senior Manager and Distinguished Research Staff Member
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Keynote

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Thursday, April 12
9:45 AM - 10:35 AM

  • Thursday, April 12, 9:45 AM - 10:35 AM
Have your data center's safety responsibilities fallen on you? Afraid you don't know how to keep everyone safe from the dangers of data centers? Did you think data centers were completely safe workplaces? Worry not! In this session we will introduce you to the biggest safety hazards present in data...

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  • Room:   Winery
  • Session Number:  ATL1
  • Thursday, April 12, 9:45 AM - 10:35 AM
By 2020 data center energy consumption will reach nearly 73 billion kilowatt hours a year producing a carbon footprint equal to the United States airline industry. This Lightning Talk will explore the key findings from the AFCOM Leaders Lab on energy efficiency. Learn various ways to reduce your data center’s...
Speaker
Mr.  Kevin Kent

Data Center Operations Manager/Engineering Leader
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Speaker

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Thursday, April 12
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Session Number:  GM1
  • Thursday, April 12, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

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Thursday, April 12
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Room:   Concert Venue
  • Thursday, April 12, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Thursday, April 12
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Room:   Winery
  • Session Number:  ATL3
  • Thursday, April 12, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to be one of the biggest waves in the world of computing over the next few decades. A primary enabling technology for IoT is Edge computing; that pushes applications, data and computing services away from centralized data centers to the logical extremes of the...
Speaker
Ashish Moondra

Sr. Product Manager of Power
Chatsworth Products
Speaker

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  • Room:   Concert Venue
  • Session Number:  ATL4
  • Thursday, April 12, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
As data center operators and mangers move more into an automated mindset, their tools, processes, and procedures need to keep pace. With real-time data being fed into the decision making process, business decisions can be informed quickly with up to date information.
Speakers
Mr.  Marty Johnstone

Senior Solution Consultant
Speaker

Mr  Trey Evans

Executive Director Solution Consulting
Moderator

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Thursday, April 12
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room:   Concert Venue
  • Session Number:  ATL6
  • Thursday, April 12, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Global changes in the data centre industry such as cloud, IoT, and AI, are having a profound impact on today’s and tomorrow’s data centers. The speaker will review these trends and discuss existing and upcoming data center standards and guidelines, covering infrastructure, operations and green data center and compare them...
Speaker
Mr  Joseba Calvo

Managing Partner
EPI Certification
Speaker

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  • Room:   Winery
  • Session Number:  ATL5.1
  • Thursday, April 12, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Many data centers pay twice for their power, once to power the servers, and once again to reject the residual heat that results from them. Correctly managing the airflow in a data center can reduce power consumption by 30% or more, but knowing what to do to improve the airflow...
Speaker
Paul Bemis

President
Applied Math Modeling, Inc.
Speaker

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Thursday, April 12
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room:   Concert Venue
  • Session Number:  GS1
  • Thursday, April 12, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
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  • Room:   Concert Venue
  • Session Number:  ATL2
  • Thursday, April 12, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Recent research has shown that over 60% of organizations have or are already planning on implementing an IoT solution. More and more business leaders are understanding the immediate requirements around IoT deployment. However, what are the biggest challenges? And, what actually makes up an IoT device? In this session, we...
Speaker
Mr.  Bill Kleyman

CTO
MTM Technologies, Inc.
Speaker

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Thursday, April 12
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room:   Restaurant
  • Session Number:  NET1
  • Thursday, April 12, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The networking reception is a great opportunity to mix, mingle and make contacts. Stay for the opportunity to win one of the sponsor raffles at the end of the reception.

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