Full Program Agenda

*Please note: session dates and times are subject to change.
 

Monday, March 12
7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Breakfast (for All Access Pass holders only), Sponsored by Electronic Transport
  • Room:   004 (River Level)
  • Monday, March 12, 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Monday, March 12
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration Open Hours
  • Room:   Exhibit Hall 4 Foyer (Street Level)
  • Monday, March 12, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Monday, March 12
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Workshop: Finding your Sweet Spot: How to Select the Best Data Center Model
Workshop: The Art & Science of Incident Response (Preventing and Addressing Data Center Security Threats)

Monday, March 12
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Refreshment Break (for All Access Pass holders), Sponsored by Electronic Transport
  • Room:   River Level Foyer
  • Monday, March 12, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Monday, March 12
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lunch (for All Access Pass holders only)
  • Room:   004 (River Level)
  • Monday, March 12, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Monday, March 12
12:30 PM - 12:55 PM

New Attendee Welcome and Orientation
  • Room:   007C
  • Session Type:  Networking Event
  • Session Number:  NAWS
  • Monday, March 12, 12:30 PM - 12:55 PM

Monday, March 12
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Blockchain and the Data Center-- Design and Construction Industry Implications
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  CE1
  • Monday, March 12, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
CANCELLED "Next-Gen Business Continuity" - The Increased Complexity of Protecting On-premises and Cloud-based Workloads Canceled
Data Center Site Selection
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM2
  • Monday, March 12, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
DCIM Software Five Years Later: What I Wish I Knew When I Started (Case Study)
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM3
  • Monday, March 12, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Energy Efficient Data Center
Private Cloud: Cloudy Future or Here to Stay?
  • Room:   206AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  IT1
  • Monday, March 12, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Monday, March 12
2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

GDPR: Get Your Data Centers Ready for Compliance
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM17
  • Monday, March 12, 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Is Now the Right Time for Intelligence Augmentation (IA) in your Data Center?
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  CE2
  • Monday, March 12, 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
It Might be Time to Replace that Old ATS!
  • Room:   207AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM7
  • Monday, March 12, 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Modernize your Active Data Center; Should You, Could You, Let's Do
  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM4
  • Monday, March 12, 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Operate your Data Center like a Public Cloud with Immutable Infrastructure
  • Room:   206AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  IT7
  • Monday, March 12, 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Partial Discharge Testing and Monitoring, the Key to Medium Voltage Infrastructure Reliability
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM5
  • Monday, March 12, 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Monday, March 12
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Refreshment Break, Sponsored by Electronic Transport
  • Room:   River Level Foyer & Meeting Level Foyer
  • Monday, March 12, 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Monday, March 12
3:40 PM - 4:40 PM

A NFPA 70E and 70B Overview: Developing a Safer Electrical Preventive Maintenance Programs
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM8
  • Monday, March 12, 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Eight Inexpensive Ways to Improve Stability at your Data Center
  • Room:   207AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  SEC12
  • Monday, March 12, 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Operational Mistakes Tenants Often Make When Operating in a Colo Environment
  • Room:   206AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  MDCS1
  • Monday, March 12, 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Optimizing and Future Proofing your Fiber Optic Physical Layer Infrastructure Connectivity to Achieve Best of Breed Status
  • Room:   007C
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  IT2
  • Monday, March 12, 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Reducing Data Center Energy Consumption by Improving Airflow Management
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM6
  • Monday, March 12, 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Risks with Economizers
  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM18
  • Monday, March 12, 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
The Forgotten Maintenance: Mitigating Risk and Liability Through Proper Fuel Management
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  SEC2
  • Monday, March 12, 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM

Monday, March 12
4:50 PM - 6:00 PM

Speed Networking
  • Room:   004 Mayor Cockrell
  • Session Type:  Networking Event
  • Monday, March 12, 4:50 PM - 6:00 PM

Monday, March 12
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Un-Hosted Organized Networking Dinners
  • Session Type:  Networking Event
  • Monday, March 12, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday, March 12
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Women in Data Centers Meet-Up
  • Room:   Bar Rojo - Grand Hyatt San Antonio
  • Session Type:  Networking Event
  • Monday, March 12, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Tuesday, March 13
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM

Sweatworking - Yoga
  • Room:   Grand Hyatt San Antonio - Travis AB
  • Session Type:  Networking Event
  • Tuesday, March 13, 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM

Tuesday, March 13
7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Breakfast, Sponsored by Electronic Transport
  • Room:   Bridge Hall
  • Tuesday, March 13, 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Tuesday, March 13
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration Open Hours
  • Room:   Exhibit Hall 4 Foyer (Street Level)
  • Tuesday, March 13, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday, March 13
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote: State of the Data Center Industry
  • Room:   Lila Cockrell Theater
  • Session Type:  General Session/Keynote
  • Session Number:  KEY1
  • Tuesday, March 13, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Tuesday, March 13
9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Coming to Your Data Center
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  CE3
  • Tuesday, March 13, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Case Study – Implementation of the Critical Environments Risk Management (CERM™) Protocol
  • Room:   207AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  SEC3
  • Tuesday, March 13, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Case Study: Anthem Health Data Center Containment in Dollars and Sense - Doing More while Spending Less
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM9
  • Tuesday, March 13, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Changing Perspectives On Global Interconnect For Data Centers
  • Room:   206AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  MDCS2
  • Tuesday, March 13, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Digital Natives in the Data Center: Managing Millennials
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  PD2
  • Tuesday, March 13, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Women in the Data Center Panel
  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Type:  Panel Session
  • Session Number:  PD5
  • Tuesday, March 13, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Tuesday, March 13
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Cabling Considerations for Spine & Leaf Network Architecture
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  IT3
  • Tuesday, March 13, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Critical Asset Surveillance Technologies to Improve Power System Reliability
  • Room:   207AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  SEC4
  • Tuesday, March 13, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Internet of Things Impact on Data Center Taxonomy
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  CE4
  • Tuesday, March 13, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Making of Data Center Alley – How Ashburn, VA Became the Top Data Center Market in the World
  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Type:  Panel Session
  • Session Number:  MDCS6
  • Tuesday, March 13, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
What Value are You Getting from Your Supply Chain?
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  MDCS3
  • Tuesday, March 13, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesday, March 13
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Networking Lunch
  • Room:   Bridge Hall
  • Tuesday, March 13, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tuesday, March 13
12:40 PM - 1:40 PM

Battery Technology and the Future for UPS
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM11
  • Tuesday, March 13, 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
Big Data and IoT - Challenging the Edge
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  CE5
  • Tuesday, March 13, 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
Data Center Security: Your Network is Locked, but is the Back Door Wide Open?
  • Room:   207AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  SEC5
  • Tuesday, March 13, 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
Managing Hyperscale Networks? It's Time for Automation
  • Room:   206AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  IT4
  • Tuesday, March 13, 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
Moving The World... of Warcraft
  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Type:  Panel Session
  • Session Number:  MDCS7
  • Tuesday, March 13, 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
Product Information Session: Data Center Cooling Efficiency Parameters and System Comparison - Munters Corporation
  • Room:   007C
  • Session Number:  PIS4
  • Tuesday, March 13, 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
Stopping Fire Sprinklers from Ruining Your Data Center
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  SEC6
  • Tuesday, March 13, 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM

Tuesday, March 13
1:50 PM - 2:50 PM

Cyber Threats & Trends: State of the Hack
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  SEC13
  • Tuesday, March 13, 1:50 PM - 2:50 PM
How to Plan for a Structured Cabling Plant to Support Ethernet based Storage with Software Defined Storage (SDS) Equipment
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM13
  • Tuesday, March 13, 1:50 PM - 2:50 PM
Is There a Weak Link in Your Security Policy?
  • Room:   207AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  SEC7
  • Tuesday, March 13, 1:50 PM - 2:50 PM
Liquid Immersion Cooled Hyper-scale Data Center
  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Type:  Panel Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM24
  • Tuesday, March 13, 1:50 PM - 2:50 PM
The Future of Fiber
Warning: If You Think CFD for Data Centers is Easy then You're Doing it Wrong (and Your Results are Probably Worthless)
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM27
  • Tuesday, March 13, 1:50 PM - 2:50 PM

Tuesday, March 13
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Keynote: Diversity in the Data Center Industry: The Race for Talent
  • Room:   Lila Cockrell Theater
  • Session Type:  General Session/Keynote
  • Session Number:  KEY4
  • Tuesday, March 13, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday, March 13
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Opening Reception at The Grotto
  • Room:   The Grotto & LDR (River Level)
  • Tuesday, March 13, 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Wednesday, March 14
6:00 AM - 6:45 AM

Sweatworking - Power Walk
  • Room:   Grand Hyatt San Antonio - Lobby
  • Session Type:  Networking Event
  • Wednesday, March 14, 6:00 AM - 6:45 AM

Wednesday, March 14
7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Breakfast, Sponsored by Electronic Transport
  • Room:   Bridge Hall
  • Wednesday, March 14, 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Wednesday, March 14
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration Open Hours
  • Room:   Exhibit Hall 4 Foyer (Street Level)
  • Wednesday, March 14, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday, March 14
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote: Effectively Managing Digital Transformation
  • Room:   Lila Cockrell Theater
  • Session Type:  General Session/Keynote
  • Session Number:  KEY2
  • Wednesday, March 14, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Wednesday, March 14
9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Achieving Continuous Operation Through Site-Specific Training
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  PD4
  • Wednesday, March 14, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Arc Flash Hazards and Mitigation as Required by NFPA 70E (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace) and NFPA 70 (National Electric Code)
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM15
  • Wednesday, March 14, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
How to Bridge the Gap between IT and Facilities
  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM26
  • Wednesday, March 14, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Identity Driven Zero Trust Network Solutions - Securing the Enterprise and Cloud through Identity Based Network Access Control
  • Room:   207AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  SEC8
  • Wednesday, March 14, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Modular Data Center Building Blocks - Containerized vs. Skid Mounted
  • Room:   206AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  MDCS5
  • Wednesday, March 14, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
The Six Core Components of IoT - Impacts on the Data center and How to Secure It All
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  CE6
  • Wednesday, March 14, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Wednesday, March 14
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

Best Practices Application for Innovative Cooling Tower Makeup Water Alternatives
  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM12
  • Wednesday, March 14, 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
CANCELLED: Become Part of the Edge Revolution Canceled
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  CE8
  • Wednesday, March 14, 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Designing a Data Center - From a Customer Point of View
  • Room:   207AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM19
  • Wednesday, March 14, 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Lessons from the Trenches - Energy Efficiency in Data Centers
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM50
  • Wednesday, March 14, 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Optimal Workload Placement for Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds
  • Room:   206AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  IT6
  • Wednesday, March 14, 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Wind Warranties vs Wind Uplift Requirements for Roofing Systems
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM20
  • Wednesday, March 14, 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

Wednesday, March 14
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Exhibitor Early Start Lunch
  • Room:   Bridge Hall
  • Wednesday, March 14, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Wednesday, March 14
11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

Networking Lunch
  • Room:   Bridge Hall
  • Wednesday, March 14, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

Wednesday, March 14
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open Hours
  • Room:   Exhibit Hall 4 (Street Level)
  • Wednesday, March 14, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Meet the Author and Illustrator of Kip & Gary - Data Center Comic Book
  • Session Type:  Networking Event
  • Wednesday, March 14, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday, March 14
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Lessons from Leaders Labs: The Data Center Energy Crisis: Reduce, Renew, Unplug!
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT7
  • Wednesday, March 14, 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Wednesday, March 14
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Dessert Reception in Exhibit Hall Lounge
  • Room:   Exhibit Hall 4 - Lounge
  • Wednesday, March 14, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Wednesday, March 14
12:55 PM - 1:15 PM

Lightning Talk: Poka Yoki: The Under Appreciated Importance of Documentation and Training
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT1
  • Wednesday, March 14, 12:55 PM - 1:15 PM

Wednesday, March 14
1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

Lightning Talk: 5 Tips for Taking the Pain Out of RFPs
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT3
  • Wednesday, March 14, 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

Wednesday, March 14
1:45 PM - 2:05 PM

Data Center Knowledge Live! Interview with Cole Crawford, CEO and Founder of Vapor IO
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT6
  • Wednesday, March 14, 1:45 PM - 2:05 PM

Wednesday, March 14
2:10 PM - 2:30 PM

CANCELLED: Data Center Knowledge Live! Interview with Yuval Bachar, President, Open19 Foundation and Principal Engineer, Global Infrastructure Architecture and Strategy, LinkedIn Canceled
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT10
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Wednesday, March 14
2:35 PM - 2:55 PM

Data Center Knowledge Live! Interview with Jason Collier, founder of Scale Computing
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT8
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2:35 PM - 2:55 PM

Wednesday, March 14
3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

Game Show! Data Center Trivia - IT vs. Facilities
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT11
  • Wednesday, March 14, 3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

Wednesday, March 14
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour, Sponsored by Colocation America
  • Room:   Exhibit Hall 4
  • Wednesday, March 14, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Thursday, March 15
7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Breakfast, Sponsored by Electronic Transport
  • Room:   Bridge Hall
  • Thursday, March 15, 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Thursday, March 15
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration Open Hours
  • Room:   Exhibit Hall 4 Foyer (Street Level)
  • Thursday, March 15, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday, March 15
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote: The Art of Cyber Conflict
  • Room:   Lila Cockrell Theater
  • Session Type:  General Session/Keynote
  • Session Number:  KEY3
  • Thursday, March 15, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Thursday, March 15
9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

AFCOM Un-Session: Ask Me Anything (#AMA)
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Un-session
  • Session Number:  PD1
  • Thursday, March 15, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Buzzwords will Destroy the Internet: How Edge, IoT, VR, and Other Overused Terms are Threats to Data Centers
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  CE7
  • Thursday, March 15, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Data Center Enterprise Transformation 2018
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM21
  • Thursday, March 15, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Data Centers: Loaded Gun - The Fallacy of Site Resilience, Certified Facilities and the Human Factor
  • Room:   206AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM16
  • Thursday, March 15, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
From 350kW's to 1.2MW with the Spin of a DRUPS - Powering GPU and Petascale Compute and Storage
  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM0
  • Thursday, March 15, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
How You'll Kill Your Data Center Employees
  • Room:   207AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  SEC10
  • Thursday, March 15, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Thursday, March 15
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Student Inclusion Program: Introduction to the Industry
  • Room:   *005 (River Level)
  • Thursday, March 15, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Thursday, March 15
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM

Refreshment Break, Sponsored by Electronic Transport
  • Room:   River Level Foyer & Meeting Level Foyer
  • Thursday, March 15, 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM

Thursday, March 15
10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

BAMCIS: Applying US Marine Corps Tactical Planning Concepts to Colocation Infrastructure Projects
Case Study: Data Center and Hybrid Integrated Project Delivery
  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM25
  • Thursday, March 15, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Know Thyself, Brand Thyself: The Secrets to Growing Your Career Strategically and Successfully
  • Room:   205
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  PD3
  • Thursday, March 15, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Powering Data Centers through Customization
  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM22
  • Thursday, March 15, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Proper Grounding and Bonding Can Prevent Electrical Disasters
  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Type:  Educational Breakout Session
  • Session Number:  DCDM23
  • Thursday, March 15, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Protecting your Data Center Inside and Out

Thursday, March 15
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Student Inclusion Exhibit Hall Tour
  • Room:   Exhibit Hall 4
  • Thursday, March 15, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday, March 15
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Exhibitor Early Start Lunch
  • Room:   Bridge Hall
  • Thursday, March 15, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday, March 15
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch
  • Room:   Bridge Hall
  • Thursday, March 15, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Thursday, March 15
12:45 PM - 1:05 PM

Lessons from Leaders Labs: The Ultimate Checklist for Data Center Disaster Prevention and Recovery
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT9
  • Thursday, March 15, 12:45 PM - 1:05 PM

Thursday, March 15
12:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open Hours
  • Room:   Exhibit Hall 4 (Street Level)
  • Thursday, March 15, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Meet the Author and Illustrator of Kip & Gary - Data Center Comic Book
  • Session Type:  Networking Event
  • Thursday, March 15, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Meet the Author of "The Art of Cyber Conflict," Henry Sienkiewicz
  • Session Type:  Networking Event
  • Session Number:  LT14
  • Thursday, March 15, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Thursday, March 15
1:10 PM - 1:30 PM

Lightning Talk: Lessons from Leaders Labs: How IoT Will Change the Data Center
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT13
  • Thursday, March 15, 1:10 PM - 1:30 PM

Thursday, March 15
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Dessert Reception in Exhibit Hall Lounge
  • Room:   Exhibit Hall 4 - Lounge
  • Thursday, March 15, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Thursday, March 15
1:35 PM - 1:55 PM

Lightning Talk: 12 Red Alerts Managing a Data Center
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT5
  • Thursday, March 15, 1:35 PM - 1:55 PM

Thursday, March 15
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Lightning Talk: Standards and Guidelines You Need To Know To Support Changing Data Center Trends
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT4
  • Thursday, March 15, 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Thursday, March 15
3:00 PM - 3:25 PM

Game Show! Data Center Trivia - IT vs. Facilities
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Type:  Lightning Talk
  • Session Number:  LT12
  • Thursday, March 15, 3:00 PM - 3:25 PM

Thursday, March 15
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Exhibitor Booth Awards & Gamification Awards
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Thursday, March 15, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Thursday, March 15
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Exhibitor Raffle Drawing
  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Thursday, March 15, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Thursday, March 15
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Closing Networking Reception
  • Room:   Republic of Texas Restaurant
  • Session Type:  Networking Event
  • Thursday, March 15, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM