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DICE Midwest: New Data Center Expansion Opportunities In the Windy City

Digital Summit: High-Density, Speed To Market and Following The Infrastructure To Invest In New Facilities

Digital Summit Ended On: Tuesday September 14 2021

How to join the digital summit

Head to https://www.accelevents.com/e/6799DICEMidwest, 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

State of The Midwest Market

Ed Sitar

Ed Sitar

Manager, Economic & Business Development, ComEd

Strategic Project Delivery: Construction, Design and Engineering Solutions of Tomorrow

Dave Hall
Moderator

Dave Hall

CEO, Clune Construction

Next Generation Operations and Infrastructure Modernization

​Raymond Parpart​

​Raymond Parpart​

​Director, Data Center Strategy & Operations, University of Chicago

Building and Investing In Infrastructure To Support The New Age of Chicago Facilities

The Enterprise Public Sector: How Has Midwest Infrastructure Enhanced Public Sector Opportunities for Growth?

Event Summary

What You'll Learn

  • What is the cost of entry in the midwest market? What new investment potential is there?
  • Expansions have grown to follow transit: How has data center been infrastructure adopted to support more capacity?
  • Cloud Central, what do cloud end users want as the digital surge continues?
  • Cooling strategy when ambient cooling isn't enough. What solutions do operators have to overcome the power limitations in the region?
  • What governmental changes are ahead for Chicago as colocation continues to build in the dense city?

 

How You'll Do More Business:

Dive into leasing trends driving interest in the Chicago market, how deployment is still at a high level despite high barriers of entry and how providers are planning long-terms investment intentions for the midwest with high-density in mind. 

 

Who You’ll Meet:

Owners, providers, brokers, contractors, director of operations, director of operations, CIOs, investors, engineers, lawyers, CEOs, vice president of design and construction 

 

What You Get:

Access to all live content, panel replays on-demand, and live networking that is dynamic and actually useful. Networking tools include direct messaging, lobby chat, and speed networking which have led to over 8,000 matches this year.

   

For questions, interest in becoming a speaker or sponsor, please email our DICE producer, Lloyd Proctor at lloyd.proctor@bisnow.com

Agenda

Time Activity
8:25 AM
8:55 AM
Pre-Event Networking
8:55 AM
9:00 AM
Opening Remarks: Welcome to DICE Midwest 2021!!
9:00 AM
9:45 AM
Delivering and Investing in Midwest Markets
State of the Chicago and Midwest data center market, key drivers for expansion in the region, where providers see long-term potential, and which facilities coming online are shaping the market
9:45 AM
10:30 AM
Strategic Project Delivery: Construction, Design and Engineering Solutions of Tomorrow
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Mid-Day Speed Networking
11:00 AM
11:45 AM
Next Generation Operations and Infrastructure Modernization
11:45 AM
12:15 PM
Mid-Day Speed Networking Break
12:15 PM
1:00 PM
Building and Investing In Infrastructure To Support The New Age of Chicago Facilities
How are infrastructure in Chicago and the midwest adjusting to meet new facility requirements, are providers actively investing and what does that mean for facilities at the operational level?
1:00 PM
1:45 PM
The Enterprise Public Sector: How Has Midwest Infrastructure Enhanced Public Sector Opportunities for Growth?
1:45 PM
2:30 PM
Post-Event Speed Networking

Datacenter Investment Conference & Expo (DICE)

Bisnow's Datacenter Investment Conference & Expo (DICE) Series bridges the gap between data center real estate and the technology infrastructure that supports it.

 

Through webinars, local morning events and full day regional events we keep the industry's decision-makers up to date with the information they need to push their business forward.

 

Our attendees represent the full industry including enterprise end users, owners, developers, investors and the service providers that facilitate the sector.