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Data Center Investment Conference & Expo (DICE): Northeast

Exploring Trends Around AI, Digital Infrastructure Development, Construction and Operations in New York, New Jersey, Boston, Connecticut and Surrounding Markets
Held in New York City

Event Ended On: Thursday July 18 2024

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Speakers and Panels

State of the Northeast Market: Opportunities and Challenges Around New York, New Jersey and Surrounding Markets

Bob DeSantis

Bob DeSantis

CEO, 365 Data Centers
Tony Rossabi

Tony Rossabi

Founder & Managing Member, OCOLO
Francis Sheng

Francis Sheng

Co-Founder & CFO, Power and Data Management

Presentation: Data Center Power -- Regulatory and Practical Considerations

Optimizing Your Data Center Operations and Cooling Strategies: Best Practices for The Changing Dynamics of Technologies and Meeting Customer Demands

Sami Fleyhan

Sami Fleyhan

Global Head of Colocation, Strategy & Business, RBC
John Lee

John Lee

Senior Infrastructure Manager, Wells Fargo

Design, Construction And Engineering: Building To Meet Today’s Demand’s And Dynamic Needs

Stephen Copeland

Stephen Copeland

Partner, AKF, a member of WSP

Why You Should Attend This Data Center Event

What You'll Learn

  • With the continued demand for data centers in New York City and New Jersey, the vacancy rate hit a record low of 5.5% in 2H2023. What's in store for this year?
  • How has the data center market played out in the first half of 2024? How are power constraints in neighboring markets affecting New York and New Jersey?
  • How are major cities like New York preparing for the next generation of digital infrastructure?
  • What are the current design and construction trends across the Tri-State area and Northeastern cities? Are we seeing more build-to-suit and retrofits in the market?
  • How are data center operators looking at liquid cooling deployments in their facilities? How feasible is it to upgrade current equipment?
  • How is artificial intelligence driving demand in the market? What types of enterprises are deploying AI apps?
  • How will AI change the dynamics of this market?


How You'll Do More Business:

There is no slowdown in this industry. Learn about the trends, opportunities, and challenges ahead to position yourself to make the right business decisions and expand your network. 


Relevant Industry News & Developments:


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Click here to be considered for a complimentary pass. *Hyperscaler, colocation provider (non-sales), investor, private equity, or enterprise tenant.


Looking For More?

Join our National Data Center Investment Expo & Conference (DICE) Capital Markets Summit event happening immediately following this event from 1 -  5 PM ET!  


Why You Should Attend:

To learn how the Northeast markets are evolving to meet today's end-user, colocation and hyperscale data center requirements. 

For questions or interests in becoming a speaker or sponsor, please email our global director, data centers, Adam Knobloch at

To request disability-related accommodations, please contact no later than seven business days prior to the event.


New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

Ballroom: Astor Ballroom (Program), Astor Prefunction (Networking) - 7th Floor

Parking Information:

Registered Guests -
(Overnight Charge 24 Hours Max)
Cars - $70.00
SUV: Explorers, Mini-Vans, etc. - $80.00
Oversized: F150’s,Yukons, Suburbans, etc. - $95.00

Transient Parking (Hourly) -
CARS: 3 HOURS Max $45.00 12 HOURS max $58.00
OVERSIZED: 3 HOURS Max $55.00 12 HOURS max $68.00
SUPERSIZED: 3 HOURS Max $65.00 12 HOURS max $83.00

No Vans, Limousines or Motorcycles
All Transients Over 12 Hours Fall Under Overnight Rates
18.375% N.Y.C. Parking Tax included

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Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:25 AM
Registration, Breakfast and Networking
8:25 AM
8:30 AM
Opening Remarks
8:30 AM
9:15 AM
State Of The Northeast Market: Opportunities And Challenges Around New York, New Jersey And Surrounding Markets
Vacancy has hit record low for New York and New Jersey as demand for capacity in the market continues. However, deal volume and flow has contracted and not reached the volumes of 2021. How is this connectivity hub evolving given the growing demand around AI? What can we expect to see?
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
Presentation: Data Center Power -- Regulatory and Practical Considerations
As energy infrastructure constraints threaten to slow the pace of data center growth, Mintz attorneys Steven Shparber and Jeffrey Moerdler will provide key insights into what regulatory and practical considerations data center developers and sponsors should focus on as they decide how to power their data centers, with a particular focus on co-locating data centers with generation resources.
9:30 AM
9:55 AM
Networking Break
9:55 AM
10:40 AM
Optimizing Your Data Center Operations And Cooling Strategies: Best Practices For The Changing Dynamics Of Technologies And Meeting Customer Demands
Keeping facilities running efficiently is critical in today’s environment. How are enterprise clients and data center operators optimizing their current infrastructure and designs to further enhance cooling, energy usage and mitigate risk? What is working and what should be innovated?
10:40 AM
11:25 AM
Design, Construction And Engineering: Building To Meet Today’s Demand’s And Dynamic Needs
The way data centers are designed and developed is changing due to land and power constraints, coupled with the ever-growing need for more capacity. From build-to-suits to retrofits, various development types and architecture styles are being leveraged to meet client demands. What advances are we seeing in this space?
11:25 AM
11:30 AM
Post-Event Networking


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