AFCOM Greater Minnesota Chapter Meeting
Because our AFCOM members highly value peer insights and networking, our chapter leadership is actively working toward more opportunities for our members to safely meet again in person. Hear and discuss important topics related to Data Center design,
construction, operation, and management with local data center professionals.
Arrive early and stay late to network with end-users, designers, operators, and
vendors. Free lunch will also be provide thanks to our lunch sponsor.
This event is "mask-friendy," but masks are not required to attend. We will comply with any mask mandates applicable at the time and location when and where this event will be held.
Topic:Key Factors in Identifying Data Center and Tech Sites
Bruce Sayler of Connexus Energy and Jeff Gilmer from Excipio will examine and discuss the agenda below, sharing real life examples to define a prospective technology site.
Common questions which need to be addressed when identifying a technology site:
- What is a tech site model, how does it assist the site selection process?
- How to find an industry specific data center site.
- When is a data center site study appropriate?
- The risks eliminated by completing the study.
The discussion will focus on the areas which need to be evaluated related to a data center and technical site as compared to a standard industrial site. This includes:
- Disaster Avoidance
- Network Access
- Financial Investment and Return
- Tax Structure and Incentives
- Economic Cost of Power
PM: Registration, Lunch and Networking
PM: Introduction, Updates, & Announcements from Chapter Board
- 12:30PM: Lunch
Networking and Depart
Don't Miss This Opportunity
Greater Minnesota Chapter is a membership organization for individual and
corporate members of the data center industry. Our chapter was officially
chartered in 2007 and we are proud of our growing chapter and welcome new
members. If you are looking for a group of professionals to share ideas, learn
about the future of our industry, and network with your peers we invite you to
join our chapter. The Greater MN Chapter serves the entire state of
Greater MN AFCOM Board
Please NOTE: The time listed on the AFCOM
website indicates EST, which is the only time zone the AFCOM website can
display. When you register and download the Calendar Invite , it will properly
reflect 12:00-2:00pm CST in your calendar.