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Registration Open for CAPRE's Sixth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit

CHICAGO, April 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 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.

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. 

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?

"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

View detailed agenda and registration >  https://www.capremedia.com/events/sixth-annual-greater-chicago-midwest-data-center-summit


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

Confirmed Speakers:

  • 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
  • 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

Look who's attending, as of March 31, 2017:

  • AEP
  • Btech
  • CC Power
  • Century Link
  • City of Garland
  • Colt Data Centre Services
  • ComEd – An Exelon Company
  • CommScope
  • CoreSite
  • Cushman & Wakefield Western, Inc.
  • DataBank, Ltd.
  • DPR Construction
  • Eaton Corporation
  • EnerSys
  • Equinix
  • ESD
  • Forsythe Data Centers
  • Holder Construction
  • Honeywell | Security and Fire
  • JLL
  • Lake Michigan Region 7 x 24
  • MidWest Internet Exchange
  • Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
  • Nebraska Department of Economic Development
  • PowerShield Americas
  • QTS
  • RagingWire Data Centers
  • State of MN
  • Stulz
  • Tate
  • Telstra
  • TierPoint

For telephone registrations and general inquiries: Ronnie Niederman, 646-829-7233

For sponsorship/exhibitor inquiries: info@capremedia.com | 917-460-3572

Media Contact: Brian Klebash, CAPRE | The National Data Center Summit Series, 646-3318777, info@capremedia.com

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