OCP Summit IV Agenda

This agenda for Open Compute Summit IV is subject to change without notice.

Day 1

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM   Registration Opens
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM   Breakfast/Sponsor Booths Open
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM   Keynote Sessions
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   Lunch
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM   Sponsor Breakouts/Executive Sessions/Hardware Hackathon
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM   Technical Tracks
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM   Shuttles to Cocktail Party
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM   Cocktail Party @ Computer History Museum

Day 2

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM   Registration/Breakfast/Sponsor Booths Open
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM   Continuation of Technical Tracks/Hardware Hackathon
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM   Lunch
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM   Plenary Session/Hackathon Prizes/Roundup
~ 5:00 PM   Summit Concludes

Keynote Addresses

You can stream videos of the keynote addresses on the summit video page. Keynotes, announcements, and presentations from industry luminaries, including:

  • Andy Bechtolsheim, Founder and Chairman, Arista Networks
  • Frank Frankovsky, Chairman, Open Compute Foundation, and VP Hardware Design & Supply Chain, Facebook
  • Paramesh Gopi, President and CEO, Applied Micro
  • Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media
  • Jay Parikh, VP Infrastructure Engineering, Facebook
  • Jimmy Pike, VP and Senior Fellow, Dell
  • Justin Rattner, CTO and Senior Fellow, Intel
  • Mark Roenigk, COO, Rackspace

Executive Sessions

You can stream videos of the executive sessions on the summit video page. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Announcements and presentations from industry luminaries, in the following order: The all-flash data center: Hyperscale acceleration David Flynn; Co-Founder, CEO, and President; Fusion-io Disaggregation and next-generation systems design Jason Taylor, PhD; Director, Capacity Engineering & Analysis; Facebook
slides Storage innovations in the mega data center Greg Huff; Chief Technology Officer; LSI Data center efficiency and upper management: What will make the C level pay attention? Jon Koomey, PhD Joe Higgins; Corporate Sustainability Officer and VP of Engineering; Fidelity Break: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm Announcements and presentations from industry luminaries, in the following order: An introduction to the AMD Open 3.0 modular server Suresh Gopalakrishnan; Vice President and General Manager, Servers; AMD Hardware performance and operational efficiencies in Facebook data centers Delfina Eberly; Director, Data Center Operations; Facebook The Open Compute Project data center: Wiwynn compute and storage offerings Paul Ju; Senior VP; Wiwynn Pursuing greater efficiencies in leased facilities Dan Lee; Data Center Mechanical Engineer; Facebook Veerendra Mulay; Thermal Engineer - Hardware; Facebook Data to data cities: The centralization of data efficiency Aaron Olbrich; Senior Fellow, Enterprise Storage Solutions; SanDisk Building interoperability in low-power SOCs George Grey; CEO; Linaro A "precision fit" approach to vanity-free hyperscale computing Melissa Massa, Vice President, ZT Systems

Technical Tracks

You can stream videos of the technical tracks on the summit video page. 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Technical Track #1 - Storage - Ballroom E/F: Building on the Facebook storage contributions from May 2012, we'll discuss next generation storage solutions for scale computing. Technical Track #2 - Open Rack - Room 209/210 (2nd floor): Establishing a next-generation standard interface between the server and the rack and examining early implementations.
slides Technical Track #3 - Motherboard Design - Room 203 (2nd floor): Discussing next-generation board design as it applies to definitional technology. Technical Track #4 - OCP Compliance and Interoperability - Room 207 (2nd floor): Deep dive into creating a transparent and scalable approach that ensures solutions meet minimum OCP standards for compliance and interoperability and are branded as such. Technical Track #5 - Open Hardware Management - Room 204 (2nd floor): A continuation of the Open Hardware Management charter with specification of use and coding milestones outlined. Technical Track #6 - Virtual IO - Room 206 (2nd floor): A focus on providing devices capable of Virtual IO within an Open Compute framework.