August 31, 2017

40+ Speakers

Speakers

John Sheputis

John Sheputis

President - Infomart

Romelia Flores

Romelia Flores

Distinguished Engineer & Master Inventor - IBM

Andrew Schaap

Andrew Schaap

CEO - Aligned Energy

Raul Martynek

Raul Martynek

CEO - DataBank, Ltd.

Eddie Schutter

Eddie Schutter

Head of Critical Infrastructure Engineering - eBay

Bill Burton

Bill Burton

Executive Vice President - Hillwood Properties

​Lance Black

​Lance Black

Founder & CEO - VAZATA

Rick Collins

Rick Collins

Senior Director, Global Data Center Operations - AIG

Josh Snowhorn

Josh Snowhorn

VP & General Manager, Interconnection - CyrusOne

Anthony Bolner

Anthony Bolner

Managing Director & Partner - Stream Data Centers

Mark Thiele

Mark Thiele

Chief Strategy & Chief Information Officer - Apcera

Jerry Blair​

Jerry Blair​

Co-Founder & ​Senior ​VP - DataBank

Nat Tafuri

Nat Tafuri

VP, Operations & Engineering - zColo by Zayo

Dave Leonard

Dave Leonard

Chief Data Center Officer - ViaWest

Mike Armstrong

Mike Armstrong

Director - GI Partners

Sandy Thielamay

Sandy Thielamay

VP, Technology - Infomart Data Centers

Wayne Sadin

Wayne Sadin

COO & CTO​ - Affinitas Life

Rob Morris

Rob Morris

Managing Partner - Skybox Datacenters

Bruno Berti

Bruno Berti

VP, Product Management - RagingWire Data Centers

Peter Hopper

Peter Hopper

CEO & Co-Founder - DH Capital

Trey Berndt

Trey Berndt

Executive Vice President - Carrier-1 Data Centers

Hugh Carspecken

Hugh Carspecken

Managing Partner & CEO - DartPoints

Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown

Senior Director, Site Reliability Engineering - Proofpoint

John Zuckerman

John Zuckerman

Managing Director - Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.

​Jeff Ferry

​Jeff Ferry

Director - Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group

Bo Bond

Bo Bond

Managing Director - JLL

Jeff Moerdler

Jeff Moerdler

Member - Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC

Alan North

Alan North

Founder & President - NORLINX Systems, LLC

Joe Reele

Joe Reele

VP, Datacenter Solution Architects - Schneider Electric

John Kolar

John Kolar

VP Mission Critical Solutions - Kyoto Cooling, a Data Cooling Technologies Company

Andy Baxter

Andy Baxter

Principal / Science & Technology - Page

Stefanie Williams

Stefanie Williams

Analyst, Multi-Tenant Datacenters - 451 Research

David Liggitt

David Liggitt

President - datacenterHawk

Miles Loo, Jr.

Miles Loo, Jr.

Executive Managing Director​,​ Valuation & Advisory - Cushman & Wakefield​

Bryan Loewen

Bryan Loewen

Executive Managing Director - Newmark Knight Frank (NKF)

Paola Saibene

Paola Saibene

CEO - TXYSAI

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
    Bo Bond, Managing Director, JLL

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

  • DCIM, Design Engineering and Construction: Achieving Optimal Efficiency
    Moderator: Ben Kaplan​, Senior ​VP, ​Global Critical Facilities​, Turner Construction Company
    Andy Baxter, Principal, Science & Technology, Page
    Bruno Berti, VP, Product Management, RagingWire Data Centers
    Lance Black​, Founder & CEO, VAZATA
    ​John Kolar,​ VP, Mission Critical Solutions, Kyoto Cooling, a Data Cooling Technologies Company​
    ​Alan North,​ Founder & President, NORLINX Systems, LLC

  • Networking Lunch

  • The Cloud Revolution: From Fiber to Cyber
    ​Moderator: Paola Saibene, CEO, TXYSAI
    Trey Berndt​, Executive Vice President​, ​Carrier-1 Data Centers
    Matthew Brown​,​ Senior Director, Site Reliability Engineering, Proofpoint
    Dave Leonard​, Chief Data Center Officer, ViaWest
    Jeff Moerdler​, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
    Wayne Sadin​,​ COO & CTO, Affinitas Life

  • Data Center Site Selection: Cost of Land, Cost of Power and Economic Incentive
    Hugh​ Carspecken​, Managing Partner & ​CEO, DartPoints
    Mark Thiele​, Chief Strategy & Chief Information Officer, Apcera
    Stefanie Williams​, Analyst, Multi-Tenant Datacenters, 451 Research

  • Leading the Curve: The Investment and Development Outlook
    Moderator: Miles Loo, Jr., Executive Managing Director​,​ Valuation & Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield​
    Anthony Bolner​, Managing Director & Partner, Stream Data Centers
    ​Bill Burton​, Executive Vice President, Hillwood Properties
    ​Raul Martynek​, CEO, DataBank, Ltd.
    Rob Morris​, Managing Partner, Skybox Datacenters
    Andrew Schaap​,​ CEO, Aligned Energy
    ​John Sheputis,​ President, Infomart Data Centers

  • Networking Break with Snacks

  • ​​The Carrier ​Hotel Story:​ Strategic Real Estate, Connectivity​ and ​the Key to Access
    ​Moderator: Joe Reele,​ VP, Datacenter Solution Architects, Schneider Electric
    ​Jerry Blair,​ Co-Founder & Senior VP, DataBank
    ​Ed d'Agostino,​ Vice President, DE-CIX North America, Inc.
    ​Josh Snowhorn,​ VP & General Manager, Interconnection, CyrusOne
    ​Nat Tafuri,​ VP, Operations & Engineering, zColo by Zayo
    ​Sandy Thielamay,​ VP, Technology, Infomart Data Centers

  • ​The Future of Technology: ​ Artificial Intelligence (AI)​, Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT)​, Hyperscale Computing​ and Beyond
    Moderator: David Liggitt​,​ Founder, datacenterHawk
    ​Rick Collins, Senior Director, Global Data Center Operations, AIG
    Romelia Flores​, Distinguished Engineer & Master Inventor, IBM
    Eddie Schutter​,​ Head of Critical Infrastructure Engineering, eBay

  • DICE South Post-Event Cocktail Reception!
    Cocktails and Hors d'Oeuvres!

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

 

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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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