February 27, 2018
Carter Validus is a commercial real estate investment company built on four decades of experience, innovation, and success. Led by a team of real estate experts with transaction experience collectively totaling more than $38 billion, Carter Validus sponsors publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) focused on healthcare and technology. Backed by a proven track record, an extensive network of business partners, and first-rate investment services executed by specialized teams of real estate professionals – we strive to be a leading provider of investment valuations, property acquisitions, property management, construction management, due diligence, and asset management.
Opening Keynote Presentation
The State of the Data Center Market
Senior VP & Director, Data Center Solutions
Leading the Curve
The Big Picture Strategic Development Outlook
H5 Data Centers
President & CEO
T5 Data Centers
Principal Real Estate Partners
Keynote Fireside Chat
Up Close with Carter Validus
Founding Principal & Senior Managing Director
Next Tier HD
The Future of Infrastructure in the Cloud Age
Exploring Strategies in Construction, DCIM and Design Engineering
Senior Director, Solutions Architecture
Green House Data
VP, Sales - Americas
Director, Architecture & Infrastructure
Georgia Institute of Technology
Director, Technology Office
Critical Facility Consultant
Jerry L. Johnson and Associates, Inc.
Senior VP & CTO
Comprehensive Technical Group, LLC
NORLINX Systems, LLC
The Future of Technology
AI, Big Data, IoT, Hyperscale Computing and Beyond
Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector - Americas
DE & CTO, Analytics Solutions North America - Cognitive Solutions
Chief Information Officer
VP, Data Center Practice
Featured Case Study
Douglas County and the Future of the Southeast
Senior Corporate Counsel
Senior VP, Public & Government Affairs
Douglas County Economic Development Authority
Micro Data Centers and The Edge
Exploring Strategies of the Future
VP & Head of Initiatives & Corporate Development
Edith Haney, Esq.
Executive VP, General Counsel & Secretary
Fogo Data Centers
Chief Development Officer
Chief Product & Marketing Officer
DC BLOX, Inc.
Capitol Power Group
The Cloud Revolution
From Fiber to Cyber
Director, Operations & Technology
Director, Solutions Engineering - East
Internap Corporation (INAP)
Green House Data
Director, Partner & Alliances Sales - Americas East
Director, Strategic Accounts
Financing & Investment
The Capital Stack
President & Founder
VP, Real Estate
Co-Founder & President
Legacy Investing, LLC
Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group
Chief Portfolio Manager
Miles Loo, Jr.
Executive VP & Global Lead, Valuation & Advisory - Data Center Consulting Group
Newmark Knight Frank
MORE SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED
Networking Breakfast & Registration
Welcome to DICE Southeast 2018!
Opening Keynote Presentation: The State of the Data Center Market
Leading the Curve: The Big Picture Strategic Development Outlook
Keynote Fireside Chat: Up Close with Carter Validus
The Future of Infrastructure in the Cloud Age: Exploring Strategies in Construction, DCIM and Design Engineering
The Future of Technology: AI, Big Data, IoT, Hyperscale Computing and Beyond
Featured Case Study: Douglas County and the Future of the Southeast
Micro Data Centers and The Edge: Exploring Strategies of the Future
The Cloud Revolution: From Fiber to Cyber
Financing & Investment: The Capital Stack
Post Event Cocktail Reception
DICE Southeast | Data Center Investment Conference & Expo, Southeast
Join us for our first Data Center Investment Conference & Expo (DICE), Southeast in the beautiful city of Atlanta!
Atlanta is experiencing a data center demand resurgence over the past 18 months, as established players continue to grow their presence and new players hone in on Atlanta for their Southeast expansion.
In the first half of 2017 alone, investors poured $18.2B into data center real estate, double the amount invested in 2016.
With over $45B invested in the sector over the past five years, private capital and institutional investors entering the space are becoming savvier in their investments.
Topics To Include:
1. What does a cooling off in leasing mean for the sector?
2. How will the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing impact data center demand?
3. What is driving the growth of data center demand in Atlanta? How are new users approaching the market?
4. What major M&A activity do players see on the horizon?
5. As absorption rates returned to normal after the first half of 2017, what trends will continue in the market?
6. How are data center strategies changing as end user demand begins to shift? Will the blurring of business models - from wholesale data centers to retail colo continue?
What makes Atlanta such a hot market for data centers?
- Tech Workforce: Atlanta is home to over 13,000 technology companies, making it one of the deepest tech workforces in the country.
- Strong University System: Talent is increasingly one of the demand drivers of where companies choose to locate their headquarters, which in turn, drives demand for data centers in the region.
- Comparatively Low Land Prices, Lower Taxes Atlanta makes economic sense - there's a reason why so many major firms choose to locate here.
- Robust connectivity, abundant power, low utility costs, competitive colo & cloud environment
Learn from & network with the leading owners, developers, investors, end users, and major players in the data center space.
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Bisnow events are known for facilitating deal-making with lots of networking opportunities. Whether you are an owner, developer, manager, broker, lender, supplier, or consultant, your company is a crucial part of the national Data Center market. Bisnow offers many opportunities for you to build good will and raise your company’s profile in this ever-changing industry. You’ll connect with existing and potential customers, partners, distributors, investors and vendors, and have the opportunity to showcase your products and services in front of a large and relevant audience.
Venue & Travel
The American Cancer Society Center
250 Williams St., NW,
Atlanta, GA 30303
Parking Information: Daily parking located underneath the building: $12
*Please take elevators to the Street Level from any parking level in the deck to access the event space.
*If parking off-site or utilizing Uber, please come through the main lobby doors to access the event space.
Guests may access the parking deck via the entrance located on Baker Street near Centennial Olympic Park Drive. Please drive down to the lower level (C/D) from the 1st entrance on Baker Street.