Join Leading Data Center Executives for CAPRE's 2018 Industry Forecast

Active and innovative data center developers, investors, capital sources, end-users, engineering firms, consultants and public sector executives are making plans to attend CAPRE's 2018 Data Center Forecast on January 31

DULLES, Va., Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Active and innovative data center developers, investors, capital sources, end-users, engineering firms, consultants and public sector executives are making plans to attend CAPRE's 2018  Data Center Forecast on January 31.

An important follow-up to CAPRE's annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit held annually in September, this important year-in-review and 2018 forecast will bring special focus to the national data center outlook in the new year, and more specifically, the state of the very active data center markets in the Mid-Atlantic region.

As global data center markets continue to see new demand due to migration of enterprise end-users to cloud service, CAPRE's 2018 Data Center Forecast will bring new topics under the radar, including:

  • The Growth of Hyperscale: How to Build Relationships for the Industry's Next Chapter
  • The Future of Colocation: What Types of Tenants (Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs) Will Drive Colocation Demand?
  • The Future of Hybrid Cloud and IT
  • What firms were most active in 2017?
  • What types of industry changes might we expect in 2018?
  • How will political changes around the globe impact the data center industry in 2018?
  • What are the new and innovative changes relative to connectivity and data center design?
  • And, will Northern Virginia continue to lead the national data center industry in 2018?

8:20 am – 8:30 am   Opening Remarks: Welcome & The Big Picture for 2018
8:30 am9:30 am    Mid-Atlantic Development, Investment & Leasing Outlook for 2018
9:30 am – 10:30 am    Northeast Development, Investment & Leasing Outlook for 2018
10:30 am11:30 am    Ashburn South? The Southeast Development, Investment & Leasing Outlook for 2018
11:30 am – 12:30 pm    Data Center Architecture, Design & Engineering Innovations in 2018: What is the 'New Model' to Meet Hypsercale Growth?
12:30 pm1:00 pm     Networking Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm    The Divas of Data Centers: The Mission is Critical
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm    Conference Panels TBA
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm    Post-Event Networking & Reception

Who should attend and participate?

  • Data center colocation, wholesale and cloud customers
  • Data center developers
  • Data center investors
  • Data center debt and/or equity sources
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Power/UPS firms
  • Telecom/fiber companies
  • Consultants/researchers
  • Public sector executives
  • Commercial real estate brokers

"I attended and spoke in CapRate's Greater Boston & New England Data Center Summit in December 2017. The event had a good mix of data center executives (providers, end-users and engineers) and the sessions offered a significant learning opportunity." — Indra Purkayastha, CEO & Founder, Purkay Labs

"I attended CAPRE's data center summits held in Toronto and Denver recently for the first time. Both events were well organized not only with perfect conference sizes but also the maket knowledge shared by senior executive keynote speakers. I also enjoyed the networking and social part of the conferences. Both summits provided great opportunities for meeting with experts and senior executives from the data center industry." — Wenli Yu, CEO, Archimedes Controls Corp.

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Confirmed Speakers:

  • Jack Funchion: Director - Northeast, Digital Realty Trust
  • Jim Kerrigan: Managing Principal & Founding Member, North American Data Centers
  • Lee Kestler: Principal, Kopend Ventures LLC
  • Jenna Baker: Director of Marketing, H5 Data Centers
  • Sami Badri: Senior Analyst, Credit Suisse
  • Gabe Cole: Managing Director, JLL
  • Jim Gahres: Senior Business Development Manager, Prince William County
  • Tim Huffman: SVP - Director of Data Center Solutions, CBRE
  • James Leach: Vice President Marketing, RagingWire Data Centers
  • Miles Loo, Jr.: Global Lead, Valuation & Advisory, Data Center Consulting Group, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Kelly Morgan-Szydlo: Vice President - Services, The 451 Group
  • Chrissy Olsen: Vice President of National Accounts, INNO4 LLC
  • Twyla Powell: Business Attraction Manager, Henrico County Economic Development Authority
  • Johnna Shaver: Director - Finance, Equinix
  • Sam Sheehan, PE: Director of Mechanical Engineering, CCG Facilities Integration Incorporated
  • Allen Tucker: Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle

2017 summit attending firms: Exeuctives from the following firms attended CAPRE's 2017 Data Center Forecast held in January 2017. 

  • 451 Research
  • Accu-Tech Corporation
  • AEP - Appalachian Power
  • AFCO Systems
  • AHA
  • Alarm Tech Solutions
  • American Electric Power
  • Anixter Inc.
  • Ark Thermal
  • Arthur Cox
  • Avison Young
  • Bell Company
  • Berenzweig Leonard LLP
  • Bohler Engineering
  • BTech
  • Building Infrastructure Group Inc.
  • Butler Manufacturing
  • ByteGrid
  • Canara
  • CapitalSource
  • Capitol Power Group
  • CapRate Events | The National Data Center Summit Series
  • Carter Validus
  • CenturyLink
  • Cielo Data Centers
  • Compass Datacenters
  • Compu Dynamics LLC
  • COPT
  • COPT Data Center Solutions
  • Corning
  • Corporate Office Properties Trust
  • CyrusOne
  • Dakota Electric Association
  • Data Center Frontier
  • Data Center Solutions, Inc.
  • DCI Technology Holdings, LLC
  • DFT
  • Digital Realty Trust
  • DJS Group LLC / Next Tier HD
  • Dominion Virginia Power
  • DP Facilities Inc
  • DPR Construction
  • DuPont Fabros Technology
  • Eaton
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Edgeconnex
  • Elite Design
  • Equinix
  • Facebook
  • Fireline Corporation
  • Fulcrum Collaborations
  • George Mason University
  • GHT Limited
  • Global Director – Technology Solutions Group, Colliers International
  • Graybar
  • Great River Energy
  • GSA
  • H.F. Lenz Company
  • Hanley Energy
  • Hanover County Dept. of Economic Development
  • Henrico Economic Development Authority
  • Highland Associates
  • HITT
  • Hoffmann Architects, Inc.
  • Holder Construction Company
  • Honeywell | Security and Fire
  • Hood-Patterson and Dewar
  • Iconicx Critical Solutions
  • IMC
  • Infomart Data Centers
  • Innovative Management Concepts
  • Integrated Design Group
  • Iron Mountain
  • JE Dunn Construction
  • JLL
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc.
  • KMC2 Consulting
  • Langan
  • Leidos
  • Lincoln Property Company - Rackhouse Division
  • LINX America
  • Loudoun County, Virginia Economic Development
  • Merritt Properties
  • MGAC
  • Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corp
  • MN Dept of Employment and Economic Development
  • Mona Electric Group, Inc
  • NGKF/Data Center Practice
  • NORR
  • North American Data Centers
  • Page Southerland Page
  • PDI
  • PDU Cables
  • Peak 10
  • PGIM Real Estate
  • Pkaza - Critical Facilities Recruiting
  • President
  • Prince William County, VA Dept. of Economic Development
  • Project Solutions Group (PSG)
  • RagingWire Data Centers
  • ReliaSource
  • Robert W. Baird & Co.
  • Rosendin Electric
  • Rossetti Engineering, PLLC
  • Sabey Data Center Properties
  • ServerCentral
  • Shockey Precast
  • Siemens
  • Siemens Industry, Inc.
  • Sitscape
  • Sol Systems
  • Southland Concrete
  • Southland Industry
  • Starline
  • Stifel
  • STULZ Air Technology Systems
  • Summit Power, Inc
  • SummitIG, LLC
  • Sunbelt Rentals
  • T5 Facilities Management
  • The Bank Street Group LLC
  • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
  • (partial list)

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