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How Data Centers and Industrial Expansions Are Changing Emerging Markets

Digital Summit: Digital Infrastructure Investment, Facility Construction and Operations In The PNW

Digital Summit Ended On: Wednesday June 16 2021

HOW TO JOIN THE DIGITAL SUMMIT

Head to https://www.accelevents.com/e/6887HowDataCentersAreChangingEmergingMarkets 30 minutes prior to the summit, the lobby opens and an "Enter Event" button will appear. Click the "Enter Event" button and then enter the email address you used when registering for your ticket. Next click "Forgot password?" followed by "Reset My Password". You will then be sent a 6 digit code that will allow you to set a password for your Accelevents account. Once your password is set, you will automatically enter the event and will stay logged into the platform. We suggest joining on a laptop or desktop using the latest version of Chrome for the best experience. If you have any questions email digitalsummits@bisnow.com

Digital Summit Speakers and Panels

Data Center Development In Cloud City: Which Facilities Are Coming Online and Changing The Region

Vinay Nagpal
Moderator

Vinay Nagpal

President, InterGlobix

How Infrastructure Is Shaping The Future of Critical Facilities

Greg Couch

Greg Couch

Data Center Strategy Operations & Engineering Manager, The University of Washington
Scott Jarnagin

Scott Jarnagin

Director, Cloud Infrastructure and Data Center Site S, Oracle
Brenda Ross

Brenda Ross

Director of Critical Environments, Salas O'Brien
Paul Manzer
Moderator

Paul Manzer

President, Navix Engineering

Innovation Shaping Industrial Development and Management

Marjan Foruzani

Marjan Foruzani

Attorney, DWT
Alan Findley

Alan Findley

SVP, Systems Engineering & Emerging Technologies, Prologis

Why This Matters

What You'll Learn:

  • How has the increase in last-mile and edge facilities changed digital infrastructure requirements?
  • How is value for urban data centers in urban environments increasing investment opportunity?
  • Why Washington is seeing an influx of outside data center investment?
  • How is the migration to the cloud expanding the need for development? How are providers making changes with the new end-user in mind?
  • The key factors to take into consideration when investing in Washington in comparison to Oregon.
  • How are robotics and automation transforming how we manage and operate facilities today?

 

 How You'll Do More Business: Learn which deals are scaling the presence of critical facilities in the region, where capital is being deployed, and how to overcome development challenges to bring more returns during the digital surge and e-commerce boom.

 

 Who You'll Meet: Director of construction, head of facilities, VP of operation, owners, developers, providers, investors, contractors, brokers, and lawyers.

 

What Your Ticket Gets You: Your ticket includes multiple hours of content and access to three virtual networking opportunities including direct messaging with other attendees, the ability to request and host video meetings, and three-minute video-enabled speed networking to make deals happen.

 

Why You Should Attend: To uncover leading trends and investment decisions scaling WA critical facilities, hear why the region is drawing so much interest in the sector and learn how investors are deploying capital to find returns in these hot asset classes.

 

For questions, recommendations, comments, or press inquiries please email our event producer, Lloyd Proctor at lloyd.proctor@bisnow.com  

Agenda

Time Activity
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Early Access
For those of you who like to plan ahead, join the event 30 minutes before networking to build out your profile and familiarize yourself with the platform.
9:30 AM
10:00 AM
Opening Speed Networking
Our virtual networking tool is dynamic and actually useful. Send direct messages, set up meetings, and chat over video to make deals happen. Speed networking kicks off the event before the main program begins and helps you make connections immediately. More than 3,000 speed networking matches have been made so far.
10:00 AM
10:50 AM
Data Center Development In Cloud City: Which Facilities Are Coming Online and Changing The Region
Washington presents unique potential for data center development with a surplus of tech end users and booming investment in expanding the cloud. Providers approaching the market are finding returns through strategic facility placement and investment in where end users need capacity the most but how are these opportunities evolving and what role do this marker play in future data center development growth.
10:50 AM
11:20 AM
Speed Networking
Join our mid-event speed networking to find your next business lead. Make sure you join on your desktop for the best experience. Having any issues? Check out our Info Desk in the Lobby for FAQs.
11:20 AM
12:10 PM
How Infrastructure Is Shaping The Future of Critical Facilities
Facilities require more infrastructure support in urban environments as demand increases. What does the investment in infrastructure mean for shaping the region's potential for a more critical facilitIES and what type of infrastructure is bringing returns for investors and developers alike?
12:10 PM
1:00 PM
Innovation Shaping Industrial Development and Management
The e-commerce boom is progressively evolving the requirements that tenants have for industrial assets. New demand has changed the development pipeline but how is it evolving facilities on the management level and which innovative solutions are owners exploring to support new tenant needs?
1:00 PM
1:30 PM
Closing Speed Networking
Last chance to make connections. Still have more networking in you? Click join for our last speed networking session. Be sure to join on your desktop for the best experience.

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