September 28, 2017

30+ Speakers!

Speakers

Anthony Wanger

Anthony Wanger

President - IO Data Centers

John Brooks

John Brooks

Director, Data Center and Server Services - Walgreens

​J. Todd Raymond

​J. Todd Raymond

CEO & Managing ​Partner - fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty​ (1547)​

Don MacNeil

Don MacNeil

CTO - EdgeConneX

Mike Coleman

Mike Coleman

VP, Global Data Center Operations - Yahoo

Steven Manos

Steven Manos

Chief Business Officer - Serverfarm

​Craig McKesson

​Craig McKesson

Executive VP, Enterprise Services, ​ - T5 Data Centers​

Matthew Werder

Matthew Werder

C​TO - Hennepin County Medical Center

​Tony Rossabi

​Tony Rossabi

Executive ​VP & Chief Revenue Officer​ - TierPoint​

Eli Scher

Eli Scher

Chairman & CEO - New Continuum Data Centers

John Regan

John Regan

Senior VP, Data Center Acquisitions & Lead Technology Officer - Carter Validus

Annie Brock

Annie Brock

VP, Managed Services - DataBank, Ltd.

Matt Tyndall

Matt Tyndall

Executive VP, Property Development & Procurement - QTS

Damian Ehrlicher

Damian Ehrlicher

​Executive Vice President - Serverfarm

​Sean Farney

​Sean Farney

Head of Global Technology Operations - The Boston Consulting Group

Patrick David

Patrick David

Founder, President & CEO - COLO-D

Kevin Rubin

Kevin Rubin

President & COO - Stratosphere Networks​, LLC​

Juan Vasquez

Juan Vasquez

Senior Data Center Construction Manager - CyrusOne

Phil Shelley

Phil Shelley

​President - Datametica​ Solutions Incorporated

Jim Kerrigan

Jim Kerrigan

Managing Principal - North American Data Centers

C​hristopher Walsh

C​hristopher Walsh

Director, Data Center & Network Services - INAP

Mike Hammett​​

Mike Hammett​​

CIO - MidWest Internet Exchange (MidWest-IX)

David Carlson

David Carlson

VP, Hosting Solutions - Forsythe Hosting Solutions​

Ed Sitar

Ed Sitar

Manager, Economic & Business Development - ComEd

Teddy Miller

Teddy Miller

Associate Analyst - 451 Research

Bernie Woytek

Bernie Woytek

Critical Facilities Practice Area Leader & Senior Associate - Gensler

Alan North

Alan North

Founder & President - NORLINX Systems, LLC

Mitch Carrel

Mitch Carrel

Partner, Real Estate Practice Group - Freeborn & Peters LLP

Andy Cvengros

Andy Cvengros

Senior Vice President - JLL

Miles Loo, Jr.

Miles Loo, Jr.

Executive VP, Global Lead, Valuation & Advisory, Data Center Consulting Group - Newmark Knight Frank

Michael Rechtin Jr.

Michael Rechtin Jr.

Partner - Baker McKenzie

Paul Schlattman

Paul Schlattman

Senior Vice President - ESD Consulting

  • Registration Opens | Breakfast and Networking

  • Welcome to DICE Midwest 2017!

  • Morning Keynote Address: The State of the Regional, National and International Data Center Market

  • Leading the Curve: The Investment and Development Outlook


    Moderator: Miles Loo, Jr., Executive VP & Global Lead, Valuation & Advisory - Data Center Consulting Group, Newmark Knight Frank
    Jim Kerrigan, Managing Principal, North American Data Centers
    J. Todd Raymond, CEO & Managing ​Partner, fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty​ (1547)
    John Regan, Senior VP, Acquisitions & Lead Technology Officer, Carter Vaildus

  • Going Global: The Future of the International Data Center Market and How to Survive


    Moderator: Michael Rechtin, Partner, Baker McKenzie LLP
    Patrick David, Founder, President & CEO, COLO-D
    Sean Farney, Head of Global Technology Operations, The Boston Consulting Group
    Steven Manos, Chief Business Officer, Serverfarm
    Anthony Wanger, President, IO Data Centers

  • DCIM, Design Engineering and Construction: New Development, Expansions, Retrofits, Upgrades and Best Practices


    Moderator: Paul Schlattman, Senior Vice President, ESD Consulting
    John Brooks, Director, Data Center and Server Services, Walgreens
    Damian Ehrlicher, Executive Vice President, Serverfarm
    Alan North, Founder & President, NORLINX Systems, LLC
    Matt Tyndall, Executive VP, Property Development & Procurement, QTS
    Juan Vasquez, Senior Data Center Construction Manager, CyrusOne
    Bernie Woytek, Critical Facilities Practice Area Leader & Senior Associate, Gensler

  • Networking Lunch

  • Data Center Site Selection: Cost of Land, Cost of Power and Economic Incentive


    Moderator: Mitch Carrel, Partner, Real Estate Practice Group, Freeborn & Peters LLP
    Teddy Miller, Associate Analyst, 451 Research
    Michael Ortiz, VP, Site Selection & Acquisitions, DuPont Fabros Technology
    Tony Rossabi, Executive ​VP & Chief Revenue Officer​, TierPoint​
    Eli Scher, Chairman & CEO, New Continuum Data Centers
    Ed Sitar, Manager, Economic & Business Development, ComEd
    C​hristopher Walsh, Director, Data Center & Network Services, INAP

  • Networking Break with Snacks

  • The Cloud Revolution: From Fiber to Cyber


    Moderator: Andy Cvengros, Senior Vice President, JLL
    Annie Brock, VP, Managed Services, DataBank, Ltd.
    David Carlson, VP, Hosting Solutions, Forsythe Hosting Solutions​
    Mike Hammett​​, CIO, MidWest Internet Exchange (MidWest-IX)
    Craig McKesson, Executive VP, Enterprise Services, ​T5 Data Centers
    Kevin Rubin, President & COO, Stratosphere Networks​, LLC​

  • The Future of Technology: Artificial Intelligence (AI)​, Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT)​, Hyperscale Computing​ and Beyond


    Mike Coleman, VP, Global Data Center Operations, Yahoo
    Don MacNeil, CTO, EdgeConneX
    Phil Shelley, President, Datametica​ Solutions Incorporated
    Matthew Werder, C​TO, Hennepin County Medical Center

  • DICE Midwest Post-Event Cocktail Reception!
    Cocktails and Hors d'Oeuvres!

Bisnow is excited to announce our innaugural Midwest Data Center Conference! The region's top data center executives will join us for an all-day conference to discuss the hottest trends in the industry. As always, there will be plenty of networking time to catch up with friends and colleagues from across the region!

Topics to Include:

• Data Center Investment and Capital Markets
• Infrastructure in a Modern, Agile World
• Consolidation Pressure
• Shift to the Cloud
• The Gap Between What the User Wants and What They Settle For
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Software Defined Networking
• Higher Level of Cyber Security
• Construction and Design/Engineering Trends
• Growing Popularity of Colocation
• Fiber Trends and How Connectivity Affects the Marketplace
• Cap Ex Vs. Op Ex
• The Future of IT
• Critical Standards
• Location Selection Tactics
• The Premium Placed on Greener Environments
• Value Proposition of Energy Savings
• Data Security
• Economic and Regulatory Policy
• Public/Private Collaboration
• Exploring The Internet of Things (IoT)
• Big Data
• Artificial Intelligence (AI)
• New/Upgraded Development Outlook
• Who's Building, Upgrading, and Expanding
• Hyperscale Data Center Model Prepares for Larger Capacity Data Centers

 

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Venue & Travel

Venue

Loews Chicago Hotel
455 N Park Drive,
Chicago, IL 60611


Ground Transportation

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