3rd Annual Green Grid Technical Forum and Members Meeting

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San Jose Marriott

301 South Market Street San Jose, CA

February 3-4, 2010

The 3rd Annual Green Grid Technical Forum and Members Meeting will be held on February 3-4, 2010 at the Marriott Hotel in San Jose, CA. By attending this 2-day, 3-track conference you will:

  • Learn what other companies have done and what you can do to improve the efficiency of your data centers;
  • Discuss The Green Grid Grid’s initiatives and deliverables including the Data Center Design Guide, PUE metric, regulatory and legislative trends, efficiency tools, etc.
  • Provide input on completed and future projects;
  • Discuss The Green Grid’s collaboration with other industry organizations and government agencies; and
  • Network with industry colleagues!

The keynote on February 4 will be delivered by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., named one of Time magazine's “Heroes for the Planet” for his success helping Riverkeeper restore the Hudson River.

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Members will be able to attend the event on February 3rd and 4th of the event for $250 or with the use of the complimentary discount code that was sent to the primary contact of your company. The public will be able to attend the event on February 4th for $500. Online registration has closed, but onsite registration will be available. In addition, members and non-members are invited to get involved in the discussion by joining The Green Grid group on Linked In.


Wednesday, February 3, 2010 (members-only)

Super SessionsTrack 1 [Technology & Tools]Track 2 [All Things PUE/DCiE]Track 3 [Liaison and Region Reports]
8:00am Registration Registration Registration Registration
9:15am State of The Green Grid

9:45am Connecting Utilities to The Green Grid DCiE Survey Results European Union Commission (Code of Conduct) Report
10:45am Break     Break Break Break
11:00am Obstacles to Adoption of Higher Voltage Direct Current Power in the Data Center Global Harmonization of Metrics The Green Grid Alliance Reports - ASHRAE, BCS, DMTF, GIPC, and SNIA
12:00pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00pm PUE Calculator PUE/DCiE Current Status and Future Developments Regional Report from EMEA
2:00pm DCPro IT Module Update Calculating Partial PUEs  Regional Report from Japan
3:00pm Break Break Break Break
3:15pm PUE Public Reporting and Usage Guidelines / Building a Database for the Industry A Metric for Measuring the Re-use of Waste Heat Data Center Certified Energy Practitioner Program

Members Meeting & Key Contributor Award Ceremony

5:00pm Reception Reception Reception Reception

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Super SessionsTrack 1 [Technology & Tools]Track 2 [All Things PUE/DCiE & Liaison Reports]Track 3 [IT Operations]
7:30am Registration     Registration Registration Registration

State of The Green Grid

9:00am Keynote - Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Green Gold Rush: A Vision for Energy Independence, Jobs, and National Wealth
10:00am Break Break Break Break
10:15am Global Regulatory and Legislative Trends
11:45am The Green Grid Data Center Design Guide
12:30pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:30pm The Green Grid Academy End User Birds of a Feather Session Report/Data Center Pulse Report
2:15pm EPA Data Center Assessment Report Climate Savers Computing Initiative Update Measuring Data Center Productivity: The Latest & Greatest
3:00pm Free Cooling Tool and Power Configuration Efficiency Estimator ENERGY STAR for Data Centers Unused Server Study
3:45pm Interactive Discussion of TGG's Toolbox (Present and Future) Real-Time Energy Consumption Measurements in Data Centers by TGG & ASHRAE TC 9.9 Effects of Virtualization on Data Center Physical Infrastructure
4:30pm Closing Ceremony/Q&A

* Please note the agenda is subject to change without notice

If you have any questions, please contact TGG Administration.


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