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DICE Pacific Northwest

In-Person Event: How Connection Hubs Are Driving Colocation Investment and Development

Tuesday August 10 2021 | 7:30 AM PDT

$104.00

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Speakers and Panels

State of The Market: Whats Driving Demand and Scaling The Pacific Northwest Data Center Market?

Juan Saca

Juan Saca

CEO, Digital Fortress

Development Trio: How Hyperscale, Edge and High-Density Is Pushing New Growth of The Pacific Northwest

Jessie Minton

Jessie Minton

CIO, University of Oregon
Amy McLaughlin

Amy McLaughlin

Executive Director, Technical & Solution Architecture, Oregon State University
Greg Couch

Greg Couch

Data Center Strategy Operations & Engineering Manager, The University of Washington
Phill Lawson-Shanks

Phill Lawson-Shanks

CIO, Aligned

Site Selection Leading To New Facility Growth

Christy Swearingen

Christy Swearingen

VP, Global Site Development, EdgeConneX

Infrastructure, Design and Construction

Matthew Moews

Matthew Moews

Director, Construction, NTT Global Data Centers Americas

Why This Matters

What You'll Learn:

  • What does subsea connectivity mean for growth strategies for key data center markets? How Hillsboro can be a long-lasting touchpoint for facility expansion?
  • How Microsoft is approaching the region with facility growth in mind and what that means for hyperscale facilities.
  • How design, tech, and facility layouts are innovating data center efficiency and deployment at scale. Is there infrastructure here to support demand?
  • How does more than $650 million in tax incentives change the economic landscape for expansions?
  • Seattle hasn't been known as a key data center market? How might that change and enterprise requirements continue to grow?
  • How will Hillsboro migrate closer to the edge? What developments in connectivity means for edge compute and underserved markets.

 

How You'll Do More Business: Find out how one of the fastest emerging data center markets in the U.S is leveraging regional benefits like exploding enterprises, subsea cable infrastructure, and facilities like types like hyperscale and edge are in the pipeline. 

 

Who You’ll Meet: CEO, vice president of operations, providers, architects, owners, developers, engineers, end users, brokers, vice president of design and construction, head of connectivity

 

Why You Should Attend: To learn about leading expansions unique to the PNW region and what is drawing investment interest far and wide. 

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Venue

The Westin
1900 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Ballroom: The Cascade Ballroom - 2nd Floor

Parking Information:
Onsite Valet: $17 for up to 4 hours
Self-Park: Westin Seattle self-park garage is located on 6th Ave, between Westlake and Virginia. $17 for up to 4 hours

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Agenda

Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:15 AM
Pre-Event Networking
8:15 AM
8:55 AM
State of The Market: Whats Driving Demand and Scaling The Pacific Northwest Data Center Market?
Learn how providers and data center leaders approaching the PNW and Hillsboro market as a viable option for expansion, which industries are influencing capacity demand, incentives, and which facilities are in the development pipeline.
8:55 AM
9:35 AM
Development Trio: How Hyperscale, Edge and High-Density Is Pushing Enterprise and Emerging Industry Growth of The Pacific Northwest
High-density, edge, and hyperscale are growing across most major U.S markets, but how are secondary markets delivering these facilities with efficiency, speed, and with performance in mind? What are key PNW industries like tech, higher education, and healthcare evolving? Will the increase in hybrid strategies, on-prem capacity and digital infrastructure impact regional providers?
9:35 AM
9:45 AM
Speed Networking
9:45 AM
10:25 AM
Site-Selection and Strategic Expansion Leading To New Facility Growth
Where are facilities being delivered in Hillsboro and Seattle markets? How are considerations of the location being influenced by infrastructure, connectivity availability, ambient cooling, and cost incentives?
10:25 AM
11:05 AM
Critical Infrastructure, Data Center Design and Construction
How does the increase in new development requirements impacting how are providers delivering facilities to the pacific northwest region?
11:05 AM
11:30 AM
Post-Event Networking