DCES 14 Agenda

8:00 AM

Registration and Networking Breakfast

California Mission Room
8:45 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Welcome: Tim McRae, Energy Director, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Opening Remarks: Godfrey Mungal, Dean, Santa Clara School of Engineering
California Mission Room
9:00 AM

Keynote Address

Big Data and Analytics: The Transformation & Opportunity in Data Centers

Aziz Safa, Vice President IT, Intel
California Mission Room
9:35 AM

Transition to Breakout Sessions

9:45 AM

Session 1A – Fabric Defined Data Centers at Cloud-Scale

David Gauthier, Sr. Director, Data Center Architecture, Microsoft
Moderated by Brent Draney, Data Center Integration Lead, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Session 1B – Insights into Application Workload and Idle Servers Lead to Power Savings

John Hickson, Head of Systems Engineering, Arc Productions
Moderated by Nicola Peill- Moelter, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Akamai
California Mission Room
Parlor B&C
10:15 AM
Networking Break
10:35 AM

Session 2A – The Pros and Cons of Cooling for Free

Mark Skiff, Senior Director of IT Data Center Solutions, NetApp
Brent Draney, Data Center Integration Lead, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Moderated by Bruce Myatt, Founder  Critical Facilities Round Table

Session 2B – Are Data Centers Ready for a Dynamic Grid?

Anna Maria Bailey, Computation Directorate Facility Manager, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Ghaleb Abdulla, Data Science Group, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Moderated by Rish Ghatikar, Deputy Lead, Grid Integration Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
California Mission Room
Parlor B&C
11:30 AM
Networking Lunch
California Mission Room
12:00 PM

Keynote Address

The Future of Energy Efficiency in California

Commissioner Andrew McAllister, California Energy Commission

 

California Mission Room
12:30 PM
Transition to Breakout Sessions
12:40 PM

Session 3A – Advanced Integrated Systems Driving Efficiency

James Monahan, Data Center Engineering, eBay
Mike Edie, Director, Sales Engineering, Digital Realty Trust
Moderated by Paul Vaccaro, Data Center Engineering, Intel

Session 3B – Some Like it Hot, Some like it Cold

Kenny Gross, Senior Principal Engineer, Oracle
KC Mares, CEO & President, MegaWatt Consulting
Moderated by Dale Sartor, Head of Building Technologies Application Team, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
California Mission Room
Parlor B &C
1:35PM
Transition to Breakouts
1:45 PM

Session 4A – Embedded Data Centers: Can Utility Programs Provide the Missing Efficiency Link?

Priscilla Johnson, Expert Strategy Analyst, Pacific Gas & Electric
Robert Huang, Senior Associate, Cadmus
Pierre Delforge, Director High Tech Sector, NRDC
Moderated by Mary Medeiros McEnroe, Public Benefit Program Manager, Silicon Valley Power

Session 4B – Turning Drops into Dollars: Cooling System Solutions

Bill Tschudi, Leader High Tech & Industrial Systems Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Cash Bryan, Senior Supervisor of Facilities, Internap
Moderated by Teresa Davies, Sr. Manager ES&S, Pacific Gas and Electric

 

California Mission Room
Parlor B &C
2:40 PM
Networking Break
3:00 PM

Session 5A – Dense and Efficient

Paul Vaccaro, Data Center Engineering, Intel
John Musilli, Sr. Data Center Architect, Intel
Henry Coles, Program Manager, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Moderated by Frank Arroyo, Customer Relationship Manager, Pacific Gas & Electric

Session 5B – Go with the Flow to Save Energy

Mike Bangs, Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities, Oracle
Mukesh Khattar, Energy Director, Oracle
Brett Illers,  Program Manger for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, Yahoo
Moderated by Bill Tschudi, Leader High Tech and Industrial Systems Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

 

California Mission Room
Parlor B &C
3:55 PM

Transition to California Mission Room

4:05 PM

DOE Better Buildings Challenge Panel

Anna Maria Bailey, Computation Directorate Facility Manager, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Mike Lewis, Director of Mission Critical Engineering, eBay
John Dumler, Technical Operations Manager, Energy, Digital Realty Trust
Moderated by William Lintner, Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. Department of Energy
California Mission Room
4:55 PM

Closing Remarks

California Mission Room
5:00 PM

Networking Reception

(ends by 6:00pm)
Wiliman Room