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

Tue Sep 14, 2021

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

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

Tuesday September 14 2021 | 7:30 AM EDT

$250.00

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Speakers and Panels

Kemal Hawa

Kemal Hawa

Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Delivering and Investing in Midwest Markets

Jennifer Herson

Jennifer Herson

President, Data Canopy

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

Cooling strategy when ambient cooling isn't enough

Ed Sitar

Ed Sitar

Manager, Economic & Business Development, ComEd

Lunch and Learn: Delivering At The Edge In Dense Environments and Secondary Markets Alike

Jennifer Reininger

Jennifer Reininger

Senior Development Manager, Yondr Group

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 infrastructure adopted to support more capacity?
  • Cloud Central, what 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 

 

Why You Should Attend: 

Bisnow Super Regional Events are bigger, bolder and even more of what you need to close deals. The industry’s most prominent leaders come together for a full day of building connections, sharing insights, and uncovering opportunities that will fuel your entire year.

 

Super Regional events are custom built to deliver the most ROI on your day. Get facetime with top decision makers as they hit the stage to share the inside scoop on upcoming projects and unexpected perspectives. With unparalleled networking opportunities throughout, you’ll connect with the leads you actually need.

 

Come on your own or bring your team--one day can drive your business forward all year long.

  

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

Venue

Chicago, Illinois - Venue TBA By August 14

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Agenda

Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:20 AM
Pre-Event Networking
8:20 AM
9:05 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
9:05 AM
9:55 AM
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?
9:55 AM
10:20 AM
Networking
10:20 AM
11:00 AM
How Are Growing Midwest Industries Driving Demand and Provider Requirements
As industries like healthcare, manufacturing, and fintech grow in the midwest, how are their current requirements influencing what providers bring online, where are these end users wanting capacity and at what density?
11:00 AM
11:30 PM
Networking Luncheon
11:30 AM
12:10 AM
Cooling strategy when ambient cooling isn't enough
12:10 PM
12:50 PM
Lunch and Learn: Delivering At The Edge In Dense Environments and Secondary Markets Alike
12:50 PM
1:30 PM
Strategic Project Delivery and Construction Solutions
1:30 PM
2:10 PM
Transformation and Migration: Hybrid Strategies and Cloud Applications
2:10 PM
3:30 PM
Post-Event 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.