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What to expect at DCD>Connect | Virginia

Three dedicated content stages. Best-in-class technology discovery. Unparalleled networking opportunities. Here's what you can expect at this year's event:

Fast-track your technology discovery with interactive tech exchange sessions:

Tech Exchange Sessions take place on November 6. They connect you with like-minded delegates and our event partners for short 15 minute group get-to-know-you discussions centered around specific technologies and services.

We'll be exploring the following technologies and services in Virginia:

  • Facilities Management
  • Construction
  • Power & Sustainability
  • Cooling
  • Networking & Connectivity

Three unmissable content stages, over 100+ expert speakers:

We'll be running three dedicated content stages live on the Show Floor on November 7, where you can hear from industry experts as they explore the challenges and opportunities currently shaping the North American market, with plenty of opportunities for live Q&A!

There are over 100+ expert speakers set to share their views. Previous speakers include:

  • Christina Markgraff, East Region Leader - Data Center Operations, AMER, Microsoft
  • Buddy Rizer, Executive Director, Loudoun County Department of Economic Develooment
  • Anna Timme, Head - Sustainability, Secure Power & Data Centers, Schneider Electric
  • Dagi Berhane, Senior Director - Global Data Center Architecture & Engineering, Salesforce
  • Marian Ondarza, CEO - Americas, Quantum Switch
  • Latane Garetson, Director - Physical Infrastructure, Dropbox
  • Doug Mouton, Data Center Design & Construction Strategy Lead, Meta
  • Stephanie Schmidt, Senior Director - Datacenter Product Sustainability, Intel

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Gain exclusive insights into new technologies and product development roadmaps from 80+ leading suppliers on the Show Floor on November 7:

With opportunities to:

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    Explore DCD>White Space areas

    With designated areas across the Show Floor that showcase the latest product and kit

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    Ask the experts your key questions

    Talk to dedicated product experts live on the show floor, with opportunities for Q&A and informal follow up discussions

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    Preview emerging technologies

    Gain exclusive insights into emerging technologies, with video-previews and behind-the-scenes insights into product development roadmaps

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    Build relationships with suppliers from across North America

    Connect with partners who suit your ongoing project requirements, to accelerate & inform your buying experience

Network with peers in-style with a host of unrivalled networking opportunities:

VIP guests can enjoy complimentary access to the VIP Networking Lounge throughout the event - a dedicated space for you to catch up on emails, host private conversations away from the Show Floor, or take some downtime from the event. The VIP Networking Lounge gives you the necessary space to do what’s important to you, with complimentary refreshments available throughout the event.