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National Data Center Investment Expo & Conference (DICE) Capital Markets Summit

Thu Jul 18, 2024

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National Data Center Investment Expo & Conference (DICE) Capital Markets Summit

Navigating the Digital Infrastructure Ecosystem, Investment Opportunities and How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Landscape
To Be Held in New York City

Thursday July 18 2024 @ 1:00 PM EDT


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Speakers and Panels

The Global Connected Ecosystem of Data Centers, Telecom and Networking - How Is It Changing?

Sami Badri

Sami Badri

VP, Investor Relations & Strategic Finance, Cisco
Waldemar Szlezak

Waldemar Szlezak

Partner & Global Head of Digital Infrastructure, KKR
Kemal Hawa

Kemal Hawa

Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Debt, Equity, JV Opportunities:

How Are Developers, Private Equity and Lenders Leveraging Their Capital?


What You'll Learn From Data Center Owners, Private Equity And Public Lenders:

  • How is the digital infrastructure ecosystem of networking, telecom and data centers changing and how are these players working together to bring new products online?
  • Are we in an AI bubble? Is there enough demand and relevant applications coming online to meet the supply and continue to fuel growth?
  • How is Nvidia's growth impacting the data center industry? What can we expect to see in the short and long term?
  • Will we see more mergers and acquisitions given the adjustment of interest rates in the near future?
  • How are data center developers leveraging capital resources for national and international expansion? What types of deals are being structured?
  • How are investors looking at this asset class compared to other commercial real estate sectors?


Relevant News and Developments:


How You'll Do More Business From Attending This Conference: Learn how deals are being structured, how AI is changing investment conversations, and what trends and opportunities are on the horizon for one of the hottest asset classes in the commercial real estate industry. 


Who You’ll Network With:

CEOs, CIOs, Private equity investors, bank lenders, data center owners, providers, brokers, lawyers, 


Relevant News and Developments:

coming soon

Are You An End User*?

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 Data Center Investment Conference & Expo (DICE): Northeast event happening immediately before from 7:30 - 11:30 AM ET!  


Why You Should Attend:

To learn how data centers are evolving to meet today's end-user, colocation and hyperscale data center requirements, and how investors are thinking about this asset class. 

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)

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
1:00 PM
1:55 PM
Registration and Networking
1:55 PM
2:00 PM
Opening Remarks
2:00 PM
2:40 PM
The Global Connected Ecosystem Of Data Centers, Telecom And Networking - How Is It Changing?
The composition of our current digital infrastructure is made up of different hubs, nodes, networks, layers, fibers and more. To understand a data center, is to understand how the entire ecosystem works together to support our information technology needs. With that, how is the ecosystem constantly changing and how are investors looking at next generation technology.Where should they place their bets?
2:40 PM
2:55 PM
Top Ten Data Center Legal Issues for Leases and MSA's That You Should Know About
2:55 PM
3:10 PM
Networking Break
3:10 PM
3:50 PM
The Cost of AI Build Outs: In A Bubble Or Is This Time Different?
AI keeps gaining momentum, developers keep building, Nvidia is now valued at $2T.. Are we in a bubble or is this time different? Dive into the trends and challenges ahead, as well as how investors are assessing opportunities.
3:50 PM
4:30 PM
Debt, Equity And Joint Venture Opportunities: How Are Developers, Private Equity And Lenders Leveraging Their Capital?
With lower interest rates on the horizon and the attractiveness of data centers as an asset class, how are investors putting their capital to work? What are the opportunities in the current market and what can we expect to see in the short and long term from investors?
4:30 PM
5:30 PM
Cocktail Reception and Post-Event Networking


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$205.00 /ticket

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Full Access Combo Pass

$299.00 /ticket

DICE Capital Markets + DICE Northeast: All Access Pass

With this ticket type you'll receive access to our National Data Center Investment Expo & Conference (DICE) Capital Markets Summit AND our Data Center Investment Conference & Expo (DICE): Northeast event which will be held in the same space directly before our DICE: Capital Markets summit. 


For more details on our DICE: Northeast event see our event page here


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