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Data Centre Investment & Expo (DICE): Canada

Digital Infrastructure Trends, Opportunities and Development Across the Canadian Market
Held in Toronto

Event Ended On: Tuesday June 18 2024

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Speakers and Panels

State of the Canadian Data Centre Market: Capital Market Trends, Opportunities and Challenges Ahead

Randolph Borron

Randolph Borron

Vice Chairman, Global Data Center Advisory Group, Cushman & Wakefield

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

Gyorgy Kadas

Gyorgy Kadas

Director, IBX Operations, Equinix

Building And Powering Data Centers of the Future: What do They Look Like and How Are Stakeholders Future Proofing Builds?


Rima Raouda

Rima Raouda

Director, Operations & Events - Data Centers, Bisnow Media


What You'll Learn: 

  • Last year was a tame year for Toronto's data center market. Will 2024 compete with 2022 when it hit a record absorption of 75MW?
  • What are the main drivers of growth for major markets like Toronto, Montreal and Calgary? What makes these markets desirable for hyperscale and enterprise clients?
  • What is the current state of power availability and renewable energy in the region?
  • What innovations and best practices in data center management help facilitate maximum efficiency? How are operators using less water and energy to cool increasing rack density?
  • What cooling strategies will we see more of in the next three to five years? What are vendors and operators seeing from their customers regarding this topic?
  • What types of developments are taking place int he region and across the nation to meet the speed of client expectations? What future-proofing strategies are being implemented?


Market News and Developments:


How You'll Do More Business From Attending: Get up to speed on one of the fastest growing tier two data center markets, learn what customers are looking for and make better business decisions based on the right insights.


Who You'll Meet During Networking: Investors, vice president of design and construction, owners, head of acquisitions, data center providers, contractors, engineers, brokers and developers.


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.

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Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123 Queen Street W
Toronto, ON M5H 2M9

Ballroom/Floor: Provincial Ballroom - Second Floor

Parking Information:

Valet Parking - $60.00 exclusive of taxes per regular sized vehicles and $75.00 exclusive of taxes for oversized vehicles
Self-Parking is available offsite at the Nathan Phillips Square Garage connected to the Sheraton Centre Toronto

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Time Activity
8:00 AM
8:55 AM
Registration, Breakfast and Networking
8:55 AM
9:00 AM
Opening Remarks
9:00 AM
9:20 AM
Opening Keynote: Deep Dive On The Canadian Data Center Market And Momentum In 2024
9:20 AM
10:00 AM
State Of The Canadian Data Center Market: Trends, Opportunities And Challenges Ahead
In Canada, the Toronto market continues to steadily gain local and international demand, Calgary is gaining traction given its geography and connectivity, and Montreal has the lowest power rates in the industry. How is the Canadian data center market ranking against top tier markets in the US? How are developers and owners circumnavigating the region's challenges and building to meet customer demand? What trends and opportunities can we expect to find in the next three to five years?
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Presentation: Top Ten Data Center Legal Issues for Leases and MSA's That You Should Know About
10:15 AM
10:40 AM
Networking Break
10:40 AM
11:20 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?
11:20 AM
12:00 PM
Building And Powering Data Centers of the Future: What do They Look Like and How Are Stakeholders Future Proofing Builds?
With customer demands and applications evolving at a rapid pace, building today with flexibility for future requirements and technologies is critical to success. With that, how are stakeholders looking at data center design and construction and thinking about today’s and tomorrow’s power requirements? What will remain the same and what will change?
12:00 PM
12:30 PM
Post-Event Networking

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