Schedule at a Glance

Monday, March 12

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Registration Open

7:00 - 7:50 am

Breakfast for All Access Pass Holders
Sponsored by Electronic Transport

8:00 - 11:30 am

All Access Pass Workshops

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch for All Access Pass holders

12:30 - 12:55 pm

New Attendee Welcome and Orientation

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Educational Breakout Sessions

2:10 - 3:10 pm

Educational Breakout Sessions

3:10 - 3:40 pm

Refreshment Break
Sponsored by Electronic Transport

3:40 - 4:40 pm

Educational Breakout Sessions

4:50 - 6:00 pm

New! Speed Networking

6:00 - 8:00 pm

New! Organized Networking Dinners

8:00 - 10:00 pm

Women in Data Centers Meet-up

Tuesday, March 13

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Registration Open

7:00 - 7:50 am

Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Electronic Transport

8:00 - 9:00 am

 

Keynote:
State of the Data Center Industry Report and AFCOM Leaders Labs Key Findings
Panel: Data Center Institute Board of Directors, Moderated by Bill Kleyman, CTO, MTM Technologies

9:10 - 10:10 am

Educational & Product Information Sessions

10:30 - 11:30 am

Educational & Product Information Sessions

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Networking Lunch

12:40 - 1:40 pm

Educational & Product Information Sessions

1:50 - 2:50 pm

Educational & Product Information Sessions

3:00 - 4:00 pm
 

Keynote: Effectively Managing Digital Transformation
Kim Stevenson, Lenovo

4:15 - 6:15 pm

Opening Reception

Wednesday, March 14

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Registration Open

7:00 - 7:50 am

Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Electronic Transport

8:00 - 9:00 am
 

Keynote: The Art of Cyber Conflict
Henry J. Sienkiewicz, Author, Technology Theorist, Chief Innovation and Revenue Officer, Secure Channels

9:10 - 10:10 am

Educational Breakout Sessions

10:20 - 11:20 am

Educational Breakout Sessions

11:20 am - 12:20 pm

Networking Lunch

12:00 - 6:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Dessert Reception in Exhibit Hall Lounge

12:30 - 5:30 pm

New! Knowledge + Networking Stage Activities

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

6:00 - 7:30 pm

New! AFCOM New Member Reception, hosted by the Texas AFCOM Chapters

Thursday, March 15

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Registration Open

7:00 - 7:50 am

Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Electronic Transport

8:00 - 9:00 am
 

Keynote: Diversity in the Data Center: The Race for Talent
Joe Kava and Heather Dooley, Google

9:10 - 10:10 am

Educational Breakout Sessions

10:10 - 10:40 am

Refreshment Break
Sponsored by Electronic Transport

10:40 - 11:40 am

Educational Breakout Sessions

10:15 - 11:30 am

Student Program & Exhibit Hall Tour

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

12:45 - 4:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Open
Expo-Only Pass Day

12:45 - 1:45 pm

Dessert Reception in Exhibit Hall Lounge

12:45 - 4:30 pm

New! Knowledge + Networking Stage Activities

3:30 - 4:00 pm

New! Awards Presentation on Exhibit Hall Stage

4:00 - 4:30 pm

Raffle Drawing on Exhibit Hall Stage

5:00 - 6:30 pm

Closing Networking Reception