2015 TCC Program Agenda
February 26, 2015

Track A

IT, Facilities, or Data Center Case Studies

Track B

Trending Industry Topics

Tech Hub

(Exhibit Floor)

7:30 - 9:00 am

Registration - Continental Breakfast - Networking - Visit Exhibitors


9:00 - 9:10 am

Welcome from Maricel Cerruti, Founder of TCC


9:10 - 9:50 am

Opening Keynote Speaker:

Heartificial Intelligence
Embracing Our Humanity to Maximize Our Machines
Speaker: John C. Havens, Founder at the H(app)athon Project, Author


10:00 - 10:40 am

Track A

How Box Tripled Data Center Capacity Without Adding a Single Cabinet

Speaker: Saurabh Bhutani, Data Center Engineer at Box

Track B

Understanding your Unified Communications (UC) Strategy “To UC or not UC”

Moderator: Chuck Vondra, Communication Strategies

Panelist: Brian Mata, Audiovisual Design Manager at TELADATA

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


10:40 - 11:00 am

Break


11:00 - 11:40 am

Track A

Planning for Success - Best Practices in Budgeting and Procurement

Speaker: Mark Honer Director of Engineering Operations

Speaker: Dan Lunderville, Manager, Lab Infrastructure and Operations at Palo Alto Networks

Track B

Evolution of the Workplace: Lessons Learned Regarding Workplace Optimization and Looking at What's Next

Moderator: Robin Weckesser, Managing Principal Project Management at Cresa

Panelist: Tamar Draper ,Global Real Estate & Facilities at Airbnb
Panelist: Jen Nguyen, Head of Workplace at Pinterest

Panelist: Dwain Christensen, Director of Workplace Strategies at SAP

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


11:50 am - 1:30 pm

Lunch - Visit Exhibitors - Networking - Raffle Prize Announcements

Platinum Lunch Sessions


12:20 - 12:50 pm

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


1:00 - 1:30 pm

Track B

WBE Platinum Sponsor Presentation

Advances in Wireless Communications

Speaker: Paul Billings, Project Engineer, W. Bradley Electric, Inc. (WBE)

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


1:40 - 2:20 pm

Track A

How Hitachi Data Systems built a Private IaaS Cloud Through Infrastructure Automation

Speaker: Larry McDonald, Senior Engineering Manager

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


2:20 - 2:35 pm

Break


2:35 - 3:15 pm

Track A

Oracle and Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory Case Study:

Data Center Right Sizing and Implementing Energy Efficiency Strategies

Speaker: Dale Sartor, Lawrence Berekley National Laboratory

Speaker: Troy Tazbaz, Director of Oracle Cloud Global Data Center Strategy

Track B

Employee Engagement and Innovation through Creating the 'Green' Workplaces of the Future

Moderator: Alex Spilger, Senior VP of Sustainability with Cassidy Turley

Panelist: Colin Hurd, Head of Real Estate and Facilities at Responsys

Panelist: Ed Pate, Director of Facilities Operations at SanDisk

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


3:15 - 3:30 pm

Break


3:30 - 4:10 pm

Track A

Full Circle with DCIM: From Concept to Completion

Moderator: Julie Jutras, Nlyte

Panelist: Paul Lewis, IT Manager/Data Center Facilities at Blue Shield

Panelist: Jamie Saguindel, Senior Data Center Operations at VMware

Track B

How much Data Center Risk Can Your Company Avoid?

Speaker: Dean Nelson, VP of Global Foundation Services, eBay

Speaker: James Monahan, Sr. Data Center Design Engineer, eBay

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


4:10 - 4:30 pm

Break


4:30 - 5:10 pm

Track A

eBay Case Study
Redefining On-Boarding Efficiency

Speaker: Smarak Bhuyan, Program Manager at eBay

Track B

Critical On-site Power Generation for The Data Center

Speaker: Bruce Myatt, Founder of CFRT

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


5:10 - 7:00 pm

Closing Reception - Grand Prize Announcement