August 31, 2017

40+ Speakers

Speakers

John Sheputis

John Sheputis

President - Infomart

Peter Hopper

Peter Hopper

CEO & Co-Founder - DH Capital

Romelia Flores

Romelia Flores

Distinguished Engineer & Master Inventor - IBM

​Lance Black

​Lance Black

Founder & CEO - VAZATA

Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown

Senior Director, Site Reliability Engineering - Proofpoint

Paola Saibene

Paola Saibene

CEO - TXYSAI

Dave Leonard

Dave Leonard

Chief Data Center Officer - ViaWest

Bryan Loewen

Bryan Loewen

Executive Managing Director - Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF)

John Zuckerman

John Zuckerman

Managing Director - Cantor Fitzgerald & Co

Trey Berndt

Trey Berndt

Executive Vice President - Carrier-1 Data Centers

​Jeff Ferry

​Jeff Ferry

Director - Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group

John Kolar

John Kolar

VP Mission Critical Solutions - Air Enterprises

Rob Morris

Rob Morris

Managing Partner - Skybox Datacenters

Jeff Moerdler

Jeff Moerdler

Member - Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC

Hugh Carspecken

Hugh Carspecken

Managing Partner & CEO - DartPoints

Andy Baxter

Andy Baxter

Principal / Science & Technology - Page

Stefanie Williams

Stefanie Williams

Analyst, Multi-Tenant Datacenters - 451 Research

Rick Collins

Rick Collins

Senior Director, Global Data Center Operations - AIG

Ben Kaplan

Ben Kaplan

Senior Vice President - Turner Construction Company

  • Registration Opens | Breakfast and Networking

  • Welcome to DICE ​South​ 2017!

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

  • ​The Evolution of Healthcare in the Cloud
    ​Paola Saibene, CEO, TXYSAI

  • Leading the Curve: The Investment and Development Outlook
    ​John Sheputis,​ President, Infomart Data Centers

  • The End User Perspective: Consolidation, Efficiency​ and​ Migration to the Cloud
    Matthew Brown​,​ Senior Director, Site Reliability Engineering, Proofpoint
    ​Rick Collins, Senior Director, Global Data Center Operations, AIG​ ​(Tentative)​
    Jeff Moerdler​, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC

  • Design Engineering and Construction: New Development and Best Practices
    Andy Baxter​, Principal, Science & Technology, Page

  • Networking Lunch

  • Lunch and Learn Workshop: The Future of Data Center Cooling
    ​John Kolar,​ VP, Mission Critical Solutions, Air Enterprises​

  • Data Center Site Selection: Cost of Land, Cost of Power and Economic Incentive
    Hugh​ Carspecken​, Managing Partner & ​CEO, DartPoints
    Rob Morris​, Managing Partner, Skybox Datacenters

  • ​The Bottom Line: Data Center Financing and ​Investment
    Moderator​: Bryan Loewen​​, ​Executive Managing Director, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
    Jeff Ferry​, Director, Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group
    Peter Hopper​, Co-Founder & CEO, DH Capital​
    John Zuckerman​, Managing Director, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co​.

  • ​Design Engineering and Construction:​ ​Expansions, Retrofits and Upgrades
    Ben Kaplan​, Senior ​VP, ​Global Critical Facilities​, Turner Construction Company

  • Networking Break with Snacks

  • ​The Carrier ​Hotel Story:​ Connectivity​ and ​the Key to Access
    Trey Berndt​, Executive Vice President​, ​Carrier-1 Data Centers
    Lance Black​, Founder & CEO, VAZATA
    Dave Leonard​, Chief Data Center Officer, ViaWest

  • ​The Future of Technology: ​ Artificial Intelligence (AI)​, Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT)​, Hyperscale Computing​ and Beyond
    Romelia Flores​, IBM Distinguished Engineer & Master Inventor, IBM Global Solution Center

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

Venue & Travel

Venue

Infomart
1950 N. Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207

Nearby hotel accommodations:
For overnight stays, the Hilton Anatole is located directly across the street from the event venue.

2201 N Stemmons Fwy,
Dallas,TX 75207, United States

214-748-1200

Ground Transportation

TBD

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