Global Data Center Event Comes to Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater

On Tuesday, July 21st the most influential people from around the world that build and host the "Sky for the Cloud" will converge on the Capital of Texas to discuss the ongoing evolution of the data center trade!

The Agenda for next weeks first annual "Data Center Austin Conference" also known simply as "DC/AC" has been finalized and it looks like this:

The unique difference about this event is our only focus is on hearing from the most significant influencers of change in the Mission Critical and Data Center industry. On top of that, this event is accessible everyone in the industry that effectively delivers that change!

Kirk Offel, Executive Vice President

  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM          Badge Registration Opens
  • 9:30 AM – 9:50 AM          Music begins
  • 9:50 AM – 10:00 AM        Video begins
  • 10:00 AM – 10:10 AM     Opening Introduction - Kirk Offel, EVP at NOVA Mission Critical
  • 10:10 AM – 10:30 AM     State of Market  - Andy Cvengros, Vice President of Data Center Real Estate and Technology Practice at Jones Lang LaSalle
  • 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM     Key Note 1 - Peter Feldman, Founder & CEO at DataGryd w/ Q&A  
  • 10:50 AM – 11:10 AM     Key Note 2 - Stephanie Copeland, President of zColo at Zayo Group w/ Q&A
  • 11:10 AM – 11:30 AM     Key Note 3 - Karen Robinson, CEO at KWR Acuity Strategies and former Chief Information Officer, State of Texas
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM      Lunch – Salt LickBBQ sponsored by FSG Electric
  • 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM        End User Panel 1(Moderator - Greg LaCour)
    • Joseph Ryan- Microsoft, John Gallo- TDECU, Matt Brown- HP, Vincent Hu- Cloud, Juan Navarro- ARM, Robert Hobbs- TGS
  • 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM           Operators (Wholesale) Panel 2 (Moderator - John Day)
    • Erik Stockglausner- Stream, Laramie Dorris- CyrusOne, Justin Thomas- Vantage, Scott Davis- Dupont, Dave Martinez- Sandia National Labs, Rob Morris- Skybox, Tarek Al Ashram- Gulf Data Hub
  • 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM           Operators (Retail & Other) Panel 3 (Moderator - Fred Dirla)
    • Sam Gopal- Iron Mountain, Anton Self- Bastionhost, Jason Kiser- 365 Data Centers, Rob McClary- FORTRUST, Aaron Alwell- Data Bank, Don Cox- Innava Data Center
  • 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM           Industry Execs – Diff Opinions Panel 4 (Moderator – Robert DeVita)
    • Andrew Schaap- Digital Realty, Edward Henigan- Data Foundry, Dave Leonard- ViaWest, Keith Dines- Aligned Data Centers, Michael Levy- CentruyLink
  • 4:30 PM – 4:50 PM           Key Note Closer - Peter Gross is Vice President of Mission Critical Systems at Bloom Energy
  • 4:50 PM – 5:00 PM           Closing Remarks - Edward Stewart, President at NOVA Mission Critical
  • 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM           CONCERT - Tbird & The Breaks hosted by Rosendin Electric


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