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    Day 1 Hall 1 Hall 2
    07:45 - 09:15 REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
    09:15 - 09:30 Opening Remarks from Hall Chairman
    Melanie Brandt
    Chief Operating Officer - Technology Association of Georgia
    Opening Remarks from Hall Chairman
    09:30 - 10:15 50+ Major Data Centers Strong. What is Making Atlanta a Top Tier City?
    Melanie Brandt
    Chief Operating Officer - Technology Association of Georgia
    10:15 - 11:00 Case Studies: Implementing ASHRAE’s Allowable Ranges in Data Centers
    Don Beaty
    President - DLB Associates
    Mark Monroe
    CTO & VP - DLB Associates
    Market Overview and Case Study: Data Center Development, Procurement and Strategy in the Southeast
    Tim Huffman
    Executive Vice-President, Global Director Technology Solutions Group - Colliers International
    Jim Palermo
    Senior Manager IT Infrastructure for AMER - Red Hat
    11:00 - 11:25 MORNING COFFEE BREAK
    11:25 - 12:10 What does the largest research study ever undertaken tell us about how data center markets evolve?
    Stephen Worn
    CTO - DCD Group
    The Green Grid’s Data Centre Maturity Model and Assessment Tool
    Roger Tipley
    President - The Green Grid
    12:10 - 12:50 Four Steps to Lower Data Center Operating Costs
    Don Denning
    Director, Critical Operations - Lee Technologies
    Water Usage and Efficiency - The next “energy metric” and its influence on the Data Center and ASHRAE’s new SPC 90.4 standard
    Gregory Ray Jeffers, PE, LEED & ARCSA AP
    Senior Project Engineer - McKenney’s
    12:50 - 13:30 Modernizing Vintage Data Centers
    John Collins
    Global Segment Director - Data Centers - Eaton
    2013 – Data Center Technologies
    Rodney Casteel
    RCDD, NTS, OSP CommScope Technical Manager Chair, TIA FOTC - CommScope
    13:30 - 14:30 NETWORKING LUNCH
    14:30 - 15:10 Resource Management in Cloud Datacenters: Gremlins in the Management Plane
    Dr. Ada Gavrilovska
    Senior Research Scientist - College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
    The Relationship Between Availability – Resiliency – Efficiency
    Robert (Dr. Bob) Sullivan
    Consultant
    15:10 - 15:50 Server Virtualization: Been There , Done That, Bought the T-Shirt. What Next?
    David Brown
    Technical Solutions Architect - Cisco Systems
    15:50 - 16:10 AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK
    16:10 - 16:50 Data Center Sustainability – Aligning the Data Center with Overall Sustainable Goals: Key Considerations for Site Selection, Partnerships, & Green Building Certification
    Andrew B. Payne, PE
    Associate Partner - Syska Hennessy Group
    Mike Burnett
    Vice President of Planning and Design Support Services - Holder Construction Company
    Joe Parrino
    Senior V.P. Data Center Operations - T5 Data Centers
    16:50 - 17:30 Panel: Where Next for the Data Center?
    Stephen Worn
    CTO - DCD Group
    Mark Monroe
    CTO & VP - DLB Associates
    Roger Tipley
    President - The Green Grid
    Robert (Dr. Bob) Sullivan
    Consultant
    Mohammad Zahid
    Director of Systems Engineering - TMX Finance
    David Brown
    Technical Solutions Architect - Cisco Systems
    17:30 - 19:00 NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

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