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    Day 1 Hall 1 Hall 2
    7:45AM - 9:15AM Registration and breakfast
    9:15AM - 9:30AM Chair’s Opening Remarks
    Ray Parpart
    IT Director - University of Chicago
    Chair’s Opening Remarks
    Tom Kutz
    Strategic Manager, Technical Facilities - exp Global Inc.
    9:30AM - 10:15AM How Does Chicago and the Midwest Data Center Market Stack Up in the DCD Global Census?
    Stephen Worn
    Chief Technology Officer - DatacenterDynamics
    The Advent of the Tier 5 Data Center
    Julius Neudorfer
    CTO and Founder - North American Access Technologies, Inc.
    10:15AM - 11:00AM Keynote - Implementing Analytics for Impact: Moving Beyond the Prototype
    Brenna Berman
    Commissioner & Chief Information Officer, Department of Innovation and Technology - City of Chicago
    Can the Cloud Save Energy?
    Eric Masanet, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering - Northwestern University
    11:00AM - 11:25AM Morning coffee break
    11:25AM - 12:10PM Leading the Way to a “Connected Enterprise” - Fidelity’s Next Generation Data Center - Winner of the 2013 DCD North American Award for Innovation in the Medium Data Center
    Joseph Higgins PE
    VP, Engineering and Corporate Sustainability - Fidelity Investments
    Case Studies: Implementing ASHRAE's Allowable Ranges in Data Centers
    Mark Monroe
    CTO & VP - DLB Associates
    12:10PM - 12:50PM Demystifying Datacenter Operations – The Open Source Approach
    Jason Schafer, ATS
    Director, Technology & Operations Management - Schneider Electric
    Efficiency, Density and Flexibility in the Data Center
    Ed Spears
    Product Manager, Critical Power Solutions Division - Eaton
    12:50PM - 1:30PM New Challenges in Cooling Future IT Equipment
    Bill Kosik, PE
    Principal Data Center Energy Technologist - Hewlett-Packard
    Quicken Loans Brings Innovation to Its Data Centers
    Adam McLaughlin
    Data Center Manager - Quicken Loans
    1:30PM - 2:30PM Networking lunch
    2:30PM - 3:10PM Bread to Bytes: Economic Opportunities for Data Centers in Chicago
    Sean Farney
    Chief Operating Officer - Ubiquity Critical Environments
    Ghian Foreman
    Managing Partner - 55th & State LLC
    Edward Sitar
    Manager, Economic and Business Development - ComEd (Commonwealth Edison)
    Reality Bytes: Balancing the Trends in Data Security Law and Data Breach Insurance with the Business Reality of Data Center Operations
    Michael Born
    VP & Account Executive, Global Technology & Privacy Practice - Lockton Companies
    Kevin Dohrmann
    Co-Founder, CTO & VP - CoSentry
    James W. Grice
    Partner - Lathrop & Gage
    Tedrick A. Housh, III
    Partner & Vice Chair, Data Privacy and Digital Protection Practice Group - Lathrop & Gage, LLP
    3:10PM - 3:50PM The Value of Benchmarking: A Look at The Green Grid Metrics & Measurements
    Mark Monroe
    CTO & VP - DLB Associates
    Improve Energy Efficiency and Unlock the Benefits of Cloud
    Todd LaCognata
    Global Solutions Manager for Data Centers - Panduit Corp.
    3:50PM - 4:10PM Afternoon coffee break
    4:10PM - 4:50PM Lessons Learned Post-Sandy: Sustainable Design and Sustainability after a Hurricane
    Peter M. Curtis
    President - Power Management Concepts LLC
    Taxation, SLAs, and the Cloud: Understanding Key Data Center Business Drivers
    Michael Allen
    Principal - Ryan, LLC
    4:50PM - 5:30PM Disruptive Technologies Roundtable: Understanding the Impact of Cloud Computing on Mission Critical Infrastructure
    George Clement
    Senior Application Engineer - Intel
    Bill Kosik, PE
    Principal Data Center Energy Technologist - Hewlett-Packard
    Julius Neudorfer
    CTO and Founder - North American Access Technologies, Inc.
    Donald Sands
    Global Data Center/Critical Facilities Strategist - i3 Solutions Group
    5:30PM - 7:00PM Networking drinks reception


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