CAPRE’s Sixth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit

Jun 7, 2017

All Speakers

    Melvin Greer

    Director Data Science and Analytics, Intel Corporation

    Joseph Ryan

    Chief Technology Officer - Americas, JLL

    Emil Sayegh

    CEO, Hostway Services, Inc

    Ed Sitar

    Manager of Economic and Business Development, ComEd

    Jerry Blair

    Vice President, DataBank, Ltd.

    David Carlson

    Vice President, Forsythe Hosting Solutions

    Andy Cvengros

    Senior Vice President - Data Center Solutions, JLL

    Mike Hammett

    Chief Information Officer, MidWest Internet Exchange

    Paul Hopkins

    Vice President, Colt Data Centre Services

    Brian Johnston

    Chief Technology Officer, QTS

    Darren Kelsey

    Manager - Data Center Marketing / National Accounts, American Electric Power

    Jim Kerrigan

    Managing Principal & Founding Member, North American Data Centers

    Tom Kutz

    President, Lake Michigan Region 7 x 24

    James Leach

    Vice President Marketing, RagingWire Data Centers

    Miles Loo, Jr.

    Executive Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield Western, Inc.

    Dave Meadows

    Director of Industry, Standards and Technology, Stulz

    Matt Palese

    Senior Director, Equinix

    J Todd Raymond

    CEO & Managing Director, fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty, LLC

    Paul Schlattman

    Senior Vice President, ESD

    Christopher M. Walsh

    Director, Data Center and Network Services at INAP

Premier Chicago & Midwest Regional Data Center Summit to Convene: Join Active Developers, Investors, Capital Sources, End-Users and Industry Consultants

INTRODUCING DATA CENTER WEEK CHICAGO:  ESD’s Fishing Tournament & Fish Fry on June 6 is pleased to partner with CAPRE’s 6th Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit, which will be held on June 7 for two-days of industry networking events. Join all of the most active data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives in Greater Chicago for networking and business development opportunities June 6-7.  Innovative data center developers, investors, capital sources, end-users and engineers will participate.

If you are active in the data center industry or looking to become more active, you will not want to miss The Sixth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Summit. This full-day conference will be held on June 7 at Venue One in Chicago and feature 40+ speakers who will offer comprehensive analysis of the market opportunities and challenges. The Sixth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit will feature 13 hours of combined informational panels and networking. Participating end-users will represent the leading financial institutions and most active firms. More than 2,500 senior-level industry executives have attended this premier regional summit over the last five years.

Expert speakers will discuss trends, patterns, opportunities and challenges, including:

  • What are the implications of new consolidators emerging in the data center arena?
  • What types of industry changes might we expect in 2017?
  • How will political changes around the globe impact the data center industry in 2017?
  • What are the new innovations relative to connectivity and data center design?
  • What is the global outlook in 2017 for data center investment and development?
  • Why is there such a huge valuation differential between the “haves” and “have nots” – i.e., scale, cash flow, strategic relevance?

Above: Data center industry thoughts leaders participated in The Fifth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit held on June 7, 2016.

“I participated in the Chicago Data Center Summit as a panelist in 2014, representing our new subsidiary Forsythe Data Centers. The Summit provided a good opportunity to network with fellow data center and hosting providers and hear about the trends in the Chicago and Midwest data center markets.” — Bill Brennan, President & CEO, Forsythe Technology

2017 Greater Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit Schedule:

June 7, 2017; 8:00am-5:00pm

Full-Day Conference at Venue One Chicago: Panel sessions to focus on state of the market, new development/site selection, investment, financing, connectivity innovations

For telephone registrations and general inquiries:
Ronnie Niederman, 646-829-7233
For sponsorship/exhibitor inquiries: | 917-460-3572