Ready to optimize your data center?

  • Harness infrastructure optimization strategies to build a more efficient data center
  • Walk yourself through 2 onsite data center tours
  • Find solutions via case studies from eBay, NREL, UC Berkeley 
  • Bring your temperature down!!! Apply Innovations for your Cooling Strategies
  • Build your rolodex: network with professionals that share similar challenges and success stories
  • 3 Days, 4 Workshops, 2 Tours, 20+ Sessions all helping you build a better data center



Register Early & Save
Until December 4, 2015

What’s on Deck at #GDcon



  • Engage with experts on the latest in efficiency strategies
  • Take a deep dive on topics that matter to your business
  • Learn about the latest in green systems in hands-on sessions


  • Power and cooling efficiency explored
  • Renewables, air and water economization
  • Data Center Consolidation & free cooling options


  • Site Selection & building from the ground up
  • Modular implications & IT system design
  • Cutting edge technology innovation


  • DCIM: Tools and emerging technologies
  • Metering, Monitoring & bench-marking efficiency
  • Capacity Planning, efficiency roadblocks and utilization

Speakers Meet the leading minds in green data facilities

Serena DeVito
eBay Serena DeVito

Data Center Engineer

Kevin Donovan
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Kevin Donovan

Data Center Manager

John Peterson
HP John Peterson

HP Critical Facilities Services

Derrick Cardenas
Verizon Wireless Derrick Cardenas

Director, Data Center Planning and Development

Brett Illers
Yahoo Inc. Brett Illers

Program Manager Energy Efficiency & Sustainability

Vali Sorell
Syksa Hennessy Vali Sorell

Vice President & Chief Engineer

Jim VanGilder, PE
Schneider Electric Jim VanGilder, PE

Director, Thermal Analytics,

Mark Thiele
SUPERNAP International - A Switch Company Mark Thiele

EVP Data Center Tech

Retail Price: $1,785, Early Bird Price: $1,295

SUPER Early Bird Price - $895 until Dec. 4th

Justifying your Time

We know you can’t wait for GDCON 2016, but in case your boss needs some convincing, check out all the perks you’ll enjoy at the event.


New Techniques in Power & Cooling

Sessions in this track will cover new trends in cooling and strategies to reduce or optimize your power usage. Case studies from innovative data centers will show you how you can take control of your efficiency!


Case Studies from Successful Data Centers

Learn from those who came before you --GDCOn offers the chance to examine the strategies and techniques of innovative facilities that faced the same challenges that you do.


The Latest Trends in Systems Optimization

Starting from the ground up? Redesigning what you’ve got? No problem. GDCON sessions will cover what you need to know to design a smart and efficient facility. Choose from presentations on retrofitting old systems, design and layout strategies, and real estate considerations.


Tour State of the Art Data Center Facilities in San Diego

Get a chance to see the strategies you learned at #GDCON 2016 in action at ScaleMatrix’s facilities in San Diego. The exclusive #GDCON tour will be a private look at the innovative ScaleMatrix US West facility, which features industry-leading power-efficiency and density.


Network with Industry Experts

Our GDCON Networking Reception is a great place to meet other professionals working in data center innovation and to mingle with the best and brightest in the field --drinks on us!


Missed a talk? No problem

We offer access to our speaker presentations to our attendees so that you can reference the great tip you heard once you’re back office or catch up on a talk you missed at the event.

Data Center Tours

Join us live to experience revolutionary data centers


San Diego Supercomputer Center

    Tour the Silver LEED Certified San Diego Supercomputer Center. SDSC’s is an internationally renowned data management environment that enables international science and engineering discoveries through advances in computational science and data-intensive, high performance computing. Attendees will tour the 19,000-square foot LEED certified and climate controlled facility. The center is a secured environment that meets regulatory requirements, and offers a stable, cost-efficient operating environment that currently houses numerous multi-terabyte databases and the Nation's newest supercomputers called Comet.

Scale Matrix

    Tour the Scale Matrix Green Giant collocation and cloud data center. The data center is the most technologically advanced, highest density Data Center in the region. As the only new construction multi-tenant Data Center build in the region within the last decade, and client support services which are simply unavailable elsewhere. Experience a revolutionary design as Scale Matrix has created an exponentially greener, denser, and more cost-effective way to build the data centers of tomorrow - today!
  • "I had never been to this event - but I'll be back!"

    - Michael O'Neil,
    Principal Analyst at

  • "Everything you need to know about data centers and more!"

    - Shant Boodanian,
    Business Development Specialist - City of Anahiem

  • "Essential resource for anyone in the GDC world. You’ll learn what you didn’t know"

    - Ben Anderson,

  • "Great conference, good mix of everything from technology to strategy"

    - Ronald R. Garcia,
    Data Center Manager at Missile Defense Agency

Retail Price: $1,785, Early Bird Price: $1,295

SUPER Early Bird Price - $895 until Dec. 4th


GDCON Welcomes anyone focused on driving cost and energy savings through adopting innovative green initiatives.
  • Chief Information and Technology Officers
  • Chief Information Security Officers
  • VP of Technology Product and Purchasing Managers
  • IT Director and Manager Strategy Directors
  • Infrastructure Manager
  • Network and Communication Engineers
  • Data Center Designers and Developers
  • Architects and Building Manager
  • Risk Management Executives


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