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Data Center Design and Construction

Optimizing Energy Efficiency for Infrastructure, Cooling Systems, & Servers while Cost Effectively Procuring Materials and Labor

15-16 Aug 2018
Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel | San Francisco, CA, United States of America


Why You Should Attend

Data Center Design and Construction

Experts predict that there will be over 35 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020. By 2025, that number will jump to 75.4 billion. The growth of connected devices has the ability to completely transform the data center industry, producing both challenges and opportunities for those working in the field.

Professionals attending this premier marcus evans conference will develop and master sustainable practices in data center design and construction while exploring innovation in cooling systems and server design in the era of innovation and IoT. Attendees will additionally foster a smoother transition from design to construction to operations through newfound skills in planning, procurement, and contractor management to keep up with the pace at which the data center industry proliferates.

Key Topics

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  • Build data center construction budgets that account for regional resources, labor pools, and material procurement with Forsythe
  • Design and build to accommodate the advancement of technology and anticipate the unknown: Futureproofing with Dropbox, Verizon, Microsoft, and Compass Datacenters
  • Obtain skilled labor for data center construction through labor market analysis and community engagement with Verizon

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    Practical Insights From

    Anu Reddy
    Director, Global Data Center Construction & Delivery
    Google

    Michael Sweeney
    Senior Director, Data Center Architecture & Engineering
    Salesforce

    David Fiedler, P.E.
    Head of Physical Infrastructure
    Dropbox

    Frank McCann, CDCDP
    Senior Construction, Power and Grounding Engineer
    Verizon Wireless

    Thomas McKinney, CFM
    Director, Data Center Development
    Forsythe

    Shane Egeland, MBA, PMP
    Regional Program Management Lead AMERS East and LATAM
    Microsoft

    Ryan Carver
    Senior Program Manager Data Center Construction and Design
    Microsoft

    Rahul Vijay
    Head of Global Strategic Sourcing
    Uber

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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    John Hummel


    NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, IL 60611

    Telephone:
    312-540-3000 Ext: 6327
    Fax: 312.894.6304
    Email: johnh@marcusevansch.com