Speakers

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Paula Northern
Vice President – Global Supply Chain
Microsoft

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

10:10 am | Diversifying Your Supply Chain to Prevent Overreliance on Individual Suppliers

Ben Kaplan
Senior Vice President – Global Critical Facilities
Turner Construction

Prefabrication Focus Day

Monday, November 15th 2021

10:00 am | Building the Business Case for Prefabrication & Modular to Secure Owner Buy-In

Lane Anderson
Executive Vice President – Development
QTS Data Centers

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

11:00 am | Panel: Understanding Client Requirements to Achieve the Optimum Balance Between Standardization & Customization

Brett Strohlein
Mission Critical Market Lead
Rosendin

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

10:50 am | Moving Towards More Collaborative Contracting & Sharing of Risk to Meet Compressed Schedule Deadlines

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

3:10 pm | Panel: Forecasting the Future of the Data Center Landscape: Where Will We Be in 10 Years?

Jackson Metcalf
Senior Associate – Global Critical Facilities
Gensler

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

3:10 pm | Panel: Discussing Ways to Further De-Carbonize the Data Center Construction Industry Whilst Keeping Costs Low

Michael Morris
Senior Vice President – Design and Construction
Aligned

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

11:30 am | Panel: Reducing Barriers to Entry & Working with Inexperienced Construction Partners to Meet the Industry Backlog

Charles McCarthy
Vice President – Operations
Suffolk Construction Company

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

10:20 am | Harnessing Predictive Analytics to Give Owners Visibility Over Potential Hurdles & Risk Mitigation Strategies

Laramie Dorris
Vice President of Design & Construction
Yondr Group

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

11:00 am | Panel: Understanding Client Requirements to Achieve the Optimum Balance Between Standardization & Customization

Christopher Nangano
Vice President - Mission Critical
Clune Construction

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

3:50 pm | Exploring Next-Generation Cooling Systems to Improve Efficiency & Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Nancy Novak
Chief Innovation Officer
Compass Data Centers

Prefabrication Focus Day

Monday, November 15th 2021

4:30 pm | The Assembly Approach: Exploring the Evolution of Complex Modularization With a Manufacturing Mindset to Fast-Track Complex Delivery

Kevin O’Brien
Vice President - Mission Critical COE
Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc.

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

3:10 pm | Panel: Discussing Ways to Further De-Carbonize the Data Center Construction Industry Whilst Keeping Costs Low

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

1:10 pm | Involving Commissioning Teams Earlier in Design to Minimize Rework & Streamline Project Close-Out

Billie Haggard
Senior Vice President – Operations
Aligned

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

1:50 pm | Panel: Evaluating the Best Tools & Construction Methods to Improve Onsite Safety Without Affecting Productivity Rates

Aaron Martens
Vice President
HITT Contracting Inc.

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

1:50 pm | Panel: Evaluating the Best Tools & Construction Methods to Improve Onsite Safety Without Affecting Productivity Rates

Jennifer Beliveau
Business Development Manager
RLE Technologies

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

11:40 am | Best Practices – Select Flooring For A Data Center

Zech Connell
Data Center Market Manager
ProLift

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

8:20 am | Understanding the Impact Trades Have on Supply Chain Agility and Speed to Market

Tom Metzinger
Vice President - Sales
RLE Technologies

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

11:40 am | Best Practices – Select Flooring For A Data Center

Keith Dines
Senior Lead - Data Center Planning, Procurement & Construction
NVIDIA

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

1:50 pm | If It Isn’t Broken, Try Break It: Creating an Integrated Quality Management Plan to Mitigate QA/QC Problems Occurring Onsite

Barry Sullivan
Project Director – Global Workplace Solutions
CBRE

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

3:10 pm | Panel: Forecasting the Future of the Data Center Landscape: Where Will We Be in 10 Years?

Christopher McLean
Director – Mission Critical Solutions
M.C. Dean, Inc.

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

8:10 am | Maintaining an Agile & Resilient Supply Chain to Mitigate Componentry Delays & Shorten Lead Times

Ron Vokoun
Director of Critical Facilities
OAC Services

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

8:50 am | Starting Procurement Early to Improve Cost & Schedule Certainty to Cope With Market Volatility

Kenneth Russell
Project Director – Director of Mission Critical
Pepper Construction Company

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

11:00 am | Panel: Understanding Client Requirements to Achieve the Optimum Balance Between Standardization & Customization

Kurt Gavalier
Director – Offsite Construction
Turner Construction

Mike Kroeger
Director of Preconstruction – Mission Critical
Structure Tone

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

7:40 am | Driving Early Planning & Collaboration With Your Owner, Trades & Suppliers to Prevent Schedule Delays

Corey Lemming
Director
Holder Construction Company

Prefabrication Focus Day

Monday, November 15th 2021

1:00 pm | Team Case Study: Enhancing Collaboration With Your Design Team to Optimize & Innovate Prefabricated Elements

11:00 am | Creating a Comprehensive Procurement System for Specialty Partners & Manufacturers to Achieve More Ambitious Modularization

Ryan Frazier
Director of Virtual Construction
U.S. Engineering

Thomas Tellefson
Business Unit Director
McKinstry

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

11:30 am | Panel: Reducing Barriers to Entry & Working with Inexperienced Construction Partners to Meet the Industry Backlog

Matt Koukl
Principal – Mission Critical Facilities
Affiliated Engineers

Prefabrication Focus Day

Monday, November 15th 2021

2:00 pm | Understanding QA/QC Processes for Complex Prefabricated & Modular Elements to Reduce Rework & Prevent Schedule Delays

Nishi Kapoor
Principal Sourcing Manager
Microsoft Cloud

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

3:10 pm | Panel: Discussing Ways to Further De-Carbonize the Data Center Construction Industry Whilst Keeping Costs Low

Ryan Ferguson
Director - Mission Critical
McCarthy Building Companies

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

11:30 am | Panel: Reducing Barriers to Entry & Working with Inexperienced Construction Partners to Meet the Industry Backlog

Craig Fritts
Director of Operations
U.S. Engineering

Prefabrication Focus Day

Monday, November 15th 2021

3:30 pm | Harnessing BIM to Optimize Collaboration & Coordination for Prefabricated Modular Data Centers

Jason Froula
Project Executive
McKinstry

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

3:10 pm | Panel: Forecasting the Future of the Data Center Landscape: Where Will We Be in 10 Years?

Mason McPike
Principal of Mission Critical Facilities
Telios Corporation

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

4:30 pm | Exploring How to Improve the Retrofitting of De-Commissioned Data Centers & Other Buildings to Reuse Waste & Help Fill the Demand Gap

Steve Baret
Innovation Manager
Mortenson

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

1:50 pm | Panel: Evaluating the Best Tools & Construction Methods to Improve Onsite Safety Without Affecting Productivity Rates

1:10 pm | Reviewing How Technology Can Increase Productivity & Efficiency of Construction Workflows Despite Industry Labor Shortages

Aaron Seymour
Project Executive
McKinstry

Day One

Tuesday, November 16th 2021

3:10 pm | Panel: Discussing Ways to Further De-Carbonize the Data Center Construction Industry Whilst Keeping Costs Low

Scott Muller
Senior Project Manager
BCER Engineering

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

9:40 am | Exploring the Key Considerations When Selecting the Location of Your Data Center

Brian Jereza
Project Manager – Network Infrastructure
Verizon

Day Two

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

3:10 pm | Panel: Forecasting the Future of the Data Center Landscape: Where Will We Be in 10 Years?

Ryan Davis
Project Manager
Holder Construction Company

Prefabrication Focus Day

Monday, November 15th 2021

1:00 pm | Team Case Study: Enhancing Collaboration With Your Design Team to Optimize & Innovate Prefabricated Elements

11:00 am | Creating a Comprehensive Procurement System for Specialty Partners & Manufacturers to Achieve More Ambitious Modularization