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Trailblazing Sustainability in LATAM: A 96MW Campus Built with a Green Design

Michael Ortiz  (CEO, Layer 9 Data Centers)

Keith Dunnavant  (VP Offer Strategy & Portfolio Management., Munters Corporation)

Location: Room 202A

Date: Wednesday, April 17

Time: 3:40 pm - 4:30 pm

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Track: Sustainability Strategies, from Power to Recycling

Session Type: Conference Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All Audiences

Embark on an enlightening exploration of the innovative strategies and sustainable practices deployed in developing a 96MW master-planned data center campus in the burgeoning tech hub of Bajio, Mexico. Scott Davis, with his extensive expertise in data center technology, unveils the methodical approaches that were instrumental in carving a new paradigm of operational, economic, and environmental sustainability in data center projects.

This session will traverse the comprehensive planning, challenges encountered, and sustainable design principles that were instrumental in achieving a harmonious blend of reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), enhanced connectivity, and environmental stewardship.

Delve into how strategic geographic positioning, exclusive power access, and meticulous design contributed to setting new benchmarks in the data center landscape.


  • Delve into the innovative strategies that contribute to operational, economic, and environmental sustainability in large-scale data center projects.
  • Understand the significance of strategic geographic location and exclusive power access in reducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and bolstering data center connectivity.
  • Learn from the real-world challenges encountered during the planning and execution phases of a substantial data center project, and the solutions devised to overcome them.
  • Engage in a stimulating discussion on the evolving landscape of data center sustainability and the role of emerging technologies in shaping this trajectory.