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Data Center World 2020: A Virtual Experience

Browse and sort the growing list of Data Center World 2020 sessions by pass type, topic, and format.

Agenda at a Glance
Monday | 12:00 pm

Welcome to Data Center World 2020!

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Monday | 12:15 pm

Keynote: State of the Data Center Report - 2020 Vision

Speaker: Bill Kleyman  (Switch)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Keynote Programming

Session Type: Keynote

Monday | 12:30 pm

Networking Break

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Monday | 12:45 pm

Live Q&A with Bill Kleyman

Speaker: Bill Kleyman  (Switch)

Session Type: Session

Monday | 1:15 pm

Networking Break

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Monday | 1:30 pm

Workshop Ray Attiyah

Session Type: Workshop

Monday | 3:30 pm

Social Video Networking

Pass Type : All Access

Session Type: Networking

Monday | 4:00 pm

Opening Reception (East Coast)

Session Type: Networking

Monday | 6:30 pm

Social Video Networking (West Coast)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Monday | 7:00 pm

Opening Reception (West Coast)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Tuesday | 11:30 am

Keynote: Theory of Creativity: Embedding Innovation Into Everyone's DNA

Speaker: Duncan Wardle  (Disney & Founder of iD8 and innov8)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Keynote Programming

Session Type: Keynote

Tuesday | 1:00 pm

Case Study: One Company's Journey to a Modern Disaster Recovery Solution- DRaaS

Speaker: Craig Rhodes  (Structured)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center IT Infrastructure & Platforms, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

Who Pulled the Plug? Navigate the Yellow Brick Road to the Cloud

Speakers: Keith Meierhofer  (Itascapoint), Rick Thissen  (Itascapoint), Bill Doty  (CH Robinson)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Optimizing Data Center Delivery & Performance

Session Type: Session

Workshop- Solve Your Challenge

Speaker: Duncan Wardle  (Disney & Founder of iD8 and innov8)

Pass Type : All Access

Session Type: Workshop

Tuesday | 1:45 pm

BREAK | VISIT EXPO HALL, NETWORK, PARTICIPATE IN GAMES

Session Type: Networking

Tuesday | 2:15 pm

Renewing Colocation Contracts: Getting More and Spending Less

Speaker: Kirk Killian  (Partners National Mission Critical Facilities)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center IT Infrastructure & Platforms

Session Type: Session

Solving Challenges in Cooling Miniature/Edge Data Centers

Speakers: Hector Diaz  (Easter-Owens), Lars Strong  (Upsite Technologies)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Optimizing Data Center Delivery & Performance

Session Type: Session

Tuesday | 3:00 pm

Networking Break

Session Type: Networking

Tuesday | 3:30 pm

Physical vs. Cybersecurity: Working Together to Better Protect Data Centers

Speakers: Daniel Braden-Astbury  (Stanley Security), Joe Morgan  (Axis Communication Inc.)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center IT Infrastructure & Platforms

Session Type: Session

Skin in the Game - Investigating Outages in Mission Critical Data Centers

Speaker: Lee Smith  (DataCenterDNA)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Optimizing Data Center Delivery & Performance

Session Type: Session

Workshop- Solve Your Challenge

Speaker: Duncan Wardle  (Disney & Founder of iD8 and innov8)

Pass Type : All Access

Session Type: Workshop

Tuesday | 4:15 pm

BREAK | VISIT EXPO HALL, NETWORK, PARTICIPATE IN GAMES

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Opening Networking Reception

Session Type: Networking

Tuesday | 4:45 pm

Case Study and Demo: How PayPal's Decision to Use ServiceNow Impacted the Overall Data Center Management Strategy

Speakers: Clemens Pfeiffer  (Tier44 Technologies, Inc.), Larry Osakwe  (PayPal), Shawn Tugwell  (PayPal)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center IT Infrastructure & Platforms, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

Top 10 Ways to Boost Capacity with Better Data Center Power and Networking Management

Speakers: Ashish Moondra  (Chatsworth), Jonathan Davis  (Sunbird)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Optimizing Data Center Delivery & Performance

Session Type: Session

Tuesday | 5:45 pm

Meet the Speakers

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Q&A

Tuesday | 7:00 pm

Women in Data Center Meet-Up

Session Type: Networking

Wednesday | 11:30 am

Keynote: Apollo 11 Computing - Lessons for Today's Data Centers

Speaker: Frank O'Brien  (NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Keynote

Keynote: How Dropbox Reduced Costs Significantly by Optimizing its Data Center Footprint

Speaker: Latane Garetson  (Dropbox)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Keynote Programming

Session Type: Keynote

Wednesday | 12:30 pm

BREAK | VISIT EXPO HALL, NETWORK, PARTICIPATE IN GAMES

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Live Q&A with Latane Garetson

Speaker: Latane Garetson  (Dropbox)

Pass Type : All Access

Session Type: Q&A

Wednesday | 1:00 pm

Cloud, Colocation, Enterprise Data Center Optimization

Speaker: Mark Evanko  (BRUNS-PAK)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate

Session Type: Session

Managing and Securing the "Open Edge" Data Center

Speakers: Cliff Grossner  (Omdia), Martin Olsen  (Vertiv), Bill Carter  (Open Compute Project Foundation), Sanjay Aiyagari  (RedHat)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Session

Wednesday | 4:45 pm

Case Study: Next-Gen Monitoring - IT Operations Analytics

Speaker: Ryan Gruver  (Banner Health)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Planning for Innovation, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

Data Center Infrastructure Management: Forget the Tools, Think About the Process

Speaker: Mark Haag  (Delta Air Lines)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate

Session Type: Session

Wednesday | 6:00 pm

Meet the Speakers

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Q&A

Wednesday | 7:00 pm

Startup Challenge

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Session

Thursday | 12:30 pm

BREAK | VISIT EXPO HALL, NETWORK, PARTICIPATE IN GAMES

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Meet the Analysts

Pass Type : All Access

Session Type: Q&A

Thursday | 1:00 pm

Leveraging Vendor Management to Improve Resiliency - The Hard and Soft Sides

Speakers: Tad Davies  (Bick Consulting Services), Bill Doty  (CH Robinson)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Essentials

Session Type: Session

The Next Generation of Data Center Cooling

Speaker: Jim Treadway  (MITRE Corporation)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

Thursday | 1:45 pm

BREAK | VISIT EXPO HALL, NETWORK, PARTICIPATE IN GAMES

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Thursday | 2:15 pm

A Brief History of the Data Center

Speaker: Christian Pruett  (Arrow Electronics)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Essentials

Session Type: Session

Energy Storage Technology Trends and Implications for Mission Critical Infrastructure

Speaker: Jack Pouchet  (Natron)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

Workshop - More Information Coming Soon!

Pass Type : All Access

Track : Data Center IT Infrastructure & Platforms

Session Type: Workshop

Thursday | 3:00 pm

BREAK | VISIT EXPO HALL, NETWORK, PARTICIPATE IN GAMES

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Thursday | 3:30 pm

The Importance of Facility Documentation

Speaker: Michael Balles  (Murphy Company)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Essentials

Session Type: Session

The New Reality: Why Data Centers are Turning to Microgrids for Power Resiliency

Speakers: Kevin Normandeau  (Microgrid Knowledge), Allan Schurr  (Enchanted Rock), Bill Kleyman  (Switch Data Centers), Brian Jabeck  (Power Solutions International Inc.)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

Thursday | 4:15 pm

BREAK | VISIT EXPO HALL, NETWORK, PARTICIPATE IN GAMES

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Networking

Thursday | 4:45 pm

Predicting Energy Consumption in Data Center Design and Operation

Speaker: Paul Bemis  (Applied Math Modeling)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

Using Technology to Enhance Plant Electrical Safety and Maintenance Operations

Speaker: Bhanu Srilla  (Grace Engineered Products)

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Essentials

Session Type: Session

Thursday | 5:45 pm

Meet the Speakers

Session Type: Q&A

Thursday | 7:00 pm

Closing Networking Reception hosted by Texas Chapters

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Session

Unscheduled

5G and the Edge - It's Complicated!

Speaker: Suresh Krishnan  (Kaloom)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Planning for Innovation

Session Type: Session

A Deep Dive Look at Open19 for Data Centers of All Sizes

Speaker: Dolly Wu  (Inspur Systems)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate

Session Type: Session

Academic Research: Breakthrough Adiabatic Cooling to Lower Data Center PUE

Speakers: Charles Culp  (Texas A&M University), Dave Claridge  (Texas A&M University)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - How They're Transforming Data Centers and How Intelligent Power and Machine Learning Go Hand in Hand

Speaker: Paul Mott  (Raritan)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Planning for Innovation

Session Type: Session

Backhaul Bypass: The Real Killer App for the Edge

Speaker: Keith Rutledge  (Compass Edge Point)

Location: 206A

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Optimizing Data Center Delivery & Performance

Session Type: Session

Building a Cloud Interconnect Fabric to Move Up the Value Chain

Speaker: Jay Gill  (Pluribus Networks)

Location: 213A&B

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Optimizing Data Center Delivery & Performance

Session Type: Session

Case Study Panel: Pivoting the Power Paradigm - Using 415/240 VAC Power to Better Serve Customers

Speakers: Matt Burkle  (Chatsworth Products), Sal Gonzalez  (Equinix), Robert Hudock  (E + I Engineering Group), David Knapp  (Chatsworth Products)

Location: 206A

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

Case Study: Deciding on the Right Models for Your Company and How to Make Those Decisions

Speakers: Wendy Stewart  (Databank), Richard Sargent  (Georgia Institute of Technology), Justin Marchan  (Georgia Institute of Technology), Evan Grimmett  (DataBank)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Optimizing Data Center Delivery & Performance, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

Case Study: Designing an Energy-Efficient Supercomputing Center

Speakers: Michael Strevell  (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Adam Brendamour  (ESD Consulting)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

Case Study: Hyperscalers' Fight for Sites

Speaker: Jennifer Reininger  (ESD)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

Case Study: Power and Performance - Increasing Data Center Efficiency

Speaker: Farooq AlJwesm  (Saudi Aramco)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

Case Study: Using DCIM Tools to Manage and Measure Multiple Data Centers and 122+ Network Closets

Speaker: Ralph Wescott  (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

Chiller Assisted Cooling for Mission Critical Facilities

Speaker: Stephen Spinazzola  (BALA|SVA)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

Clarifying ASHRAE's Recommended vs. Allowable Temperature Envelopes and How to Raise Cooling Set Points Without Raising Inlet Temperatures

Speaker: Lars Strong  (Upsite Technologies)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

Climate Change and the Need for Efficient Data Centers

Speaker: Kevin Kent  (The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

Colocation Trends: Supporting Enterprises and Hybrid Cloud Adoption"

Speaker: Kirk Killian  (Partners National Mission Critical Facilities)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Session

Cooling Optimization 101: A Beginner's Guide to Data Center Cooling

Speakers: Lars Strong  (Upsite Technologies Inc.), Dean Boyle  (EkkoSense)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Essentials

Session Type: Session

Critical Facilities Solutions - Live Data Center Floor Replacement and Infrastructure Services

Speakers: Randy Bishop  (Critical Facilities Solutions), Kevin Beck  (Jerry L. Johnson & Associates)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

Data Center Evaluation Next - Facility Awareness in IT Systems in the Data Center

Speakers: Roxy Gong  (VMware), Gavin Lu  (VMware)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center IT Infrastructure & Platforms

Session Type: Session

Data Center Knowledge Stage Activites

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Session Type: Session

Data Center Site Risk Metric: An Important Tool for Data Center Due Diligence

Speaker: Moises Levy  (DCMETRIX)

Location: 205

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate

Session Type: Session

Exhibit Hall Open

Session Type: Networking

Exhibit Hall Open

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Session Type: Networking

How Much Time Do You Have When Your Cooling System Fails?

Speaker: Paul Bemis  (Applied Math Modeling)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

How Upgrading your Legacy Data Center Infrastructure Can Save Thousands in OpEx

Speaker: Paul Thornton  (1&1 IONOS)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Optimizing Data Center Delivery & Performance

Session Type: Session

ISO 55000: Overview of Asset Management with a Focus on Industrial and Commercial Equipment

Speaker: Bhanu Srilla  (Grace Engineered Products)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate

Session Type: Session

Integrating Distributed Generation into Data Centers

Speaker: Rajan Battish  (RSP Mission Critical Group)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

Keynote: Designed for Digital: How to Architect Your Business for Sustained Success

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Keynote Programming

Session Type: Keynote

Leveraging Direct Contact Evaporative Cooling to Densify Data Center Retrofits and New Builds

Speakers: Kelly Morgan  (451 Research), Udi Paret  (ZutaCore Inc.), Matt Koukl  (Affiliated Engineers), Ameya Soparkar  (Rittal)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Planning for Innovation

Session Type: Session

Liquid Immersion - Overcoming Final Obstacles to Mainstream Adoption

Speaker: Jack Kolar  (TAS)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Planning for Innovation

Session Type: Session

Mitigating Insider Physical and Cyber Threats in Data Centers Using Sensors and Real-Time Analytics

Speakers: Bruno Riegl  (Swiftsure Group, LLC/rfidCollect, LLC.), Tim Buckley  (rfidCollect LLC), Andy Jimenez  (Anixter)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate

Session Type: Session

New Applications for IoT in Critical Infrastructure - Smart Devices Offer Facilities Insights with Enhanced Security

Speaker: Tanja Lewit  (Alternate E Source)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Planning for Innovation

Session Type: Session

Real-time Environmental Monitoring For Your Data Center Management Platforms and Getting Common Data Into Your New Hybrid World

Speakers: Andrew Graham  (Critical Environments Group), Cam Rogers  (RLE Technologies)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Optimizing Data Center Delivery & Performance

Session Type: Session

Salute Mission Critical - Data Center Careers for Veterans

Speaker: Scott MacIntire  (Salute Mission Critical)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Session Type: Data Center Knowledge Stage

Software-Defined Power - The Final Frontier of the Software Defined Data Center

Speaker: Carrie Goetz  (Strategitcom)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Planning for Innovation

Session Type: Session

State of the Data Center Industry: Texas & Beyond (and Other Fun Snippets)

Speaker: Ali Greenwood  (Cushman & Wakefield)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Track : Data Center Essentials

Session Type: Session

Stormproof Your Facility: Strategies to Ensure 100% Uptime When the Power Grid Goes Down

Speaker: Jeremy Whiddon  (Atlas Oil Company)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

The Case for Continuous Mission Critical Commissioning - The Evolution of Infrastructure for the Data Center Environment

Speaker: Dan Maxcy  (P3 Power Protection)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Mission Critical Facilities & Energy Management

Session Type: Session

The Importance of Automation and Predictive Maintenance at the Edge

Speakers: Christopher Papp  (Engineering Excellence), Eric Bartlett  (Iconicx Critical Solutions), Stuart Spohn  (Power Solutions Group)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Planning for Innovation

Session Type: Session

The Ins and Outs of Procurement - Get More Bang for your Buck

Speaker: Carrie Goetz  (Strategitcom)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate

Session Type: Session

To Be Announced

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

To Be Announced

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center Essentials

Session Type: Session

To Be Announced

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center IT Infrastructure & Platforms, Case Studies

Session Type: Session

To Be Announced

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate

Session Type: Session

UPS Energy Storage - Look Out! Changes are Coming to a Data Center Near You

Speaker: Dan Lambert  (ZincFive)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center IT Infrastructure & Platforms

Session Type: Session

Unified Cyber-Physical Protection (UCP) for Data Centers

Speaker: Scott Rye  (CyberSecure IPS)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Data Center IT Infrastructure & Platforms

Session Type: Session

University of Texas San Antonio Student Entrepreneurs Presentation - AI for the Stock Market!

Speakers: Francisco Novoa  (University of Texas at San Antonio), Barrett Mattingly  (University of Texas at San Antonio)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Data Center Knowledge Stage

Unveiling of Leaders Lab Whitepaper on Edge Computing

Speaker: Hector Diaz  (Easter-Owens)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Data Center Knowledge Stage

Unveiling of Leaders Lab Whitepaper on Scaling Workloads

Speaker: Carrie Goetz  (Strategitcom)

Location: Data Center World Session Valut

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Session Type: Data Center Knowledge Stage