• GDCON San Diego 2013 Full Agenda Announced!

    The Green Data Center Conference returns to its birthplace, sunny San Diego, California! This years San Diego event will highlight case studies from some of the most efficient facilities worldwide. Hear from best in class data center owners and operators about the continued push towards maximum efficiency!

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  • Start Your GDCON Experience Early with Workshops!

    Learn even more at GDCON San Diego by registering for Pre-Conference Workshops*. Get a head start on your week by taking advantage of this opportunity to extend your education.

    *Additional registration fee required.

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  • GDCON SAN DIEGO Keynote Speakers

    GSMI is honored to welcome Author Tony Bishop, Byron Reese of Demand Media, KC Mares of Megawatt Consulting, and Tate Cantrell, CTO of Verne Global all presenting on Day 1 of the main conference. We are also excited to share that Mark Dereberry of Harley-Davidson, will deliver a keynote on Thursday morning, Jan 31st.

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  • Post-Conference Networking Reception

    This special 1-hour networking reception will include conference participants and speakers who are interested in networking, discussion, collaboration, and intense conversation on green data center conference trends.

    Don't wait, get your seat today!
  • Tour A LEED Gold Data Center!

    Join us for a tour of the 19,000 sq ft. San Diego Supercomputer Center at UCSD. Learn first hand from the SDSC facility and staff and bring back new tools and technologies for your Green Data Center!

    * Limited availability. Sign up for the tour today to reserve your spot!

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    Featured Speakers:

    David Gallaher David Gallaher David Gallaher
    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    Byron Reese Byron Reese Byron Reese
    Demand Media
    Mark Dereberry Mark Dereberry Mark Dereberry
    Tate Cantrell Tate Cantrell Tate Cantrell
    Verne Global
    KC Mares KC Mares KC Mares
    MegaWatt Consulting Inc.
    CTO, Unique Infrastructure Group
    David Filas David Filas David Filas
    Trinity Health
    Peter Light Peter Light Peter Light
    Senior Product Manager
    Tim Chadwick Tim Chadwick Tim Chadwick
    Jason Shepard Jason Shepard Jason Shepard
    Marc Faig Marc Faig Marc Faig
    AST Modular
    Jack Pouchet Jack Pouchet Jack Pouchet
    Emerson Network Power
    Mark Schiller Mark Schiller Mark Schiller
    The Green Grid
    Sherman Ikemoto Sherman Ikemoto Sherman Ikemoto
    Future Facilities
    Majed Saadi Majed Saadi Majed Saadi
    SRA International

    Click here for the full speaker lineup

    Who Should Attend:

    Attendees at the Green Data Centre Conference are decision makers from corporate, non-profit and government agencies. Delegate titles will include:
  • Chief Information and Technology Officers
  • Chief Information Security Officers
  • VP of Technology
  • IT Director and Manager
  • Infrastructure Manager
  • Network and Communication Engineers
  • Data Center/ Facilities Manager
  • Architects and Building Manager
  • Risk Management Executives
  • Business Development and Strategy Executives
  • Financial Planners/ Executives
  • Product and Purchasing Managers
  • Strategy Directors
  • Server, Storage, and Application Administrator
  • Designers and Developers
  • Facilities Engineers
  • Application Engineers
  • Server Consolidation
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Hardware Migration Experts
  • Highlights and Topics covered include:

  • Evolution of green equipment and design
  • Renewable energy and free cooling options
  • Modular innovation
  • DCIM: Metering, metrics and measurement for a green facility
  • Site Selection, rebates and TCO
  • Financing, strategy and ROI
  • Three Conference Themes Will Be Analyzed


  • Power and cooling efficiency explored
  • Retrofiting legacy systems
  • Air and water economization
  • Renewables
  • Data Center Consolidation
  • Free cooling options
  • IT and network considerations
  • Design

  • Site Selection
  • Modular implications
  • TCO
  • IT system design
  • Utility Rebates
  • Virtualization and cloud
  • Building from the ground up
  • Cutting edge technology innovation
  • Operations

  • DCIM: Tools and emerging technologies
  • Metering and Monitoring
  • Benchmarking efficiency
  • Metrics and measurements
  • IT and Data Center Communication
  • Capacity Planning and utilization
  • Efficiency roadblocks
  • What is GDCON?

    GDCON is a comprehensive educational experience for data center professionals looking to optimize their facility through increased energy efficiency and innovative data center design trends. Industry experts, interactive workshops and case study presentations will be used to demonstrate the cost saving benefits of “greening” your facility.

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