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Data Center World 2023

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

Sam AllenDirector of Mission CriticalBurns & McDonnell

Director of Mission Critical, for Burns & McDonnell, leads Mechanical Design for data centers both domestically and internationally. With nearly 20 years of mechanical design experience, his primary focus recently has been program development for hyperscale clients the world over. He is honored to have been recognized by both BD+C and CSE as a Top 40under40 award recipient, is an Uptime Accredited Tier Designer, and is a past ASHRAE Chapter President. Sam also leads the Global Facilities team for the Ohio Region and is excited to see the growth of the data center market in his hometown of Columbus Ohio. Sam has a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the Ohio State University, where he advised the Solar Decathlon team, was a Ruth Mount Leadership Scholar, and where he continues to volunteer his time as a guest lecturer and promoting the HVAC industry.