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2016 Program At-A-Glance - Forums Schedule

2017 will be posted soon

Tuesday, August 9th
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
PCIe Storage
Architectures
SSDs
Data Centers
Enterprise Applications
Business
8:30-9:35am
Forum A-11
NVMe and PCIe SSDs Part 1
Forum B-11
Flash-Memory Based Architectures: A Technical Discussion, Part 1
Forum C-11
Enterprise SSDs
Forum D-11
Flash in Data Centers
OPEN - Forum G-11
Enterprise Applications, Part 1
OPEN - Forum N-11
Flash Growth and Opportunity in China
9:35-9:45am
Break
 
PCIe Storage
Architectures
SSDs
Enterprise Storage
Enterprise Applications
Business
9:45-10:50am
Forum A-11
NVMe and PCIe SSDs Part 1 (cont.)
Forum B-11
Flash-Memory Based Architectures: A Technical Discussion, Part 1   (cont.)
Forum C-11
Enterprise SSDs   (cont.)
Forum D-11
Flash in Data Centers (cont.)
OPEN - Forum G-11
Enterprise Applications, Part 1   (cont.)
OPEN - Forum N-11
Flash Growth and Opportunity in China   (cont.)
11:00-11:30am
OPEN - Keynote 1
How We Use Flash at Facebook: Tiered Solid State Storage
Vijay Rao, Director Technology/Strategy, Facebook
11:30am-Noon
OPEN - Keynote 2
Turning Big Data into Critical Business Advantage with Flash Memory
Darren Thomas, VP/GM Storage Business Unit, Micron
Noon-12:30pm
OPEN - Keynote 3
New 3D Flash Technologies Offer Both Low Cost and Low Power Solutions
Shigeo (Jeff) Ohshima, Technology Executive, Memory Design and Application Engineering, Storage and Electronic Devices Solutions Company, Toshiba, and Yoichiro Tanaka, Sr Fellow, Toshiba Storage and Electronic Devices Company
12:30-1:30pm
Lunch (includes BoldEcho Communications' Lunch and Learn)
1:30-1:40pm
Rich Castagna, VP Editorial, Storage Media Group
1:40-2:10pm
OPEN - Keynote 4
Creating Storage Class Memory: Learning from 3D NAND
Siva Sivaram, Executive VP Memory Technology, Western Digital
2:10-2:40pm
OPEN - Keynote 5
Using Storage Class Memory to Create Scalable Cognitive Computers 
Balint Fleischer, Chief Research Officer Storage, Huawei
2:40-3:10pm
OPEN - Keynote 6
Managing Multi-Tiered Non-Volatile Memory Systems for Cost and Performance
Zining Wu, Chief Technology Officer, Marvell
3:10-3:20pm
Break
 
PCIe Storage
Architectures
SSDs
Enterprise Storage
Enterprise Applications
Software-Defined Storage
3:20-4:25pm
Forum A-12
NVMe and PCIe SSDs, Part 2
Forum B-12
Flash-Memory Based Architectures: A Technical Discussion, Part 2
Forum C-12
SSD Technology
Forum D-12
Enterprise Storage Design, Part 1
OPEN - Forum G-12
Enterprise Applications, Part 2
OPEN - Forum S-12
Flash and Software-Defined Storage
4:00-7:00pm
OPEN - EXHIBITS & Reception
4:25-4:35pm
Break
 
PCIe Storage
Architectures
SSDs
Enterprise Storage
Enterprise Applications
New Technologies
4:35-5:45pm
Forum A-12
NVMe and PCIe SSDs, Part 2 (cont.)
Forum B-12
Flash-Memory Based Architectures: A Technical Discussion, Part 2 (cont.)
Forum C-12
SSD Technology (cont.)
Forum D-12
Enterprise Storage Design, Part 1 (cont.)
OPEN - Forum G-12
Enterprise Applications, Part 2 (cont.)
OPEN - Forum S-12
Flash and Software-Defined Storage (cont.)
7:00-8:30pm
Wednesday, August 10th
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
Controllers
Enterprise Applications
Enterprise Storage
Software
Data Management
Persistent Memory

8:30-9:35am

Forum E-21
Controllers and Flash Technology Part 1: Hardware and Algorithms
OPEN - Forum G-21
Enterprise Applications, Part 3
Forum D-21
Enterprise Storage Design Part 2
Forum K-21
Open-Source Software and Flash Memory
Forum Q-21
Flash in Big Data and Analytics
Forum R-21
Persistent Memory - Beyond Flash
9:35-9:45am
Break
 
Controllers
Enterprise Applications
Enterprise Storage
Software
Data Management
Persistent Memory

9:45-10:50am

Forum E-21
Controllers and Flash Technology Part 1: Hardware and Algorithms (cont.)
OPEN - Forum G-21
Enterprise Applications, Part 3   (cont.)
Forum D-21
Enterprise Storage Design Part 2 (cont.)
Forum K-21
Open-Source Software and Flash Memory (cont.)
Forum Q-21
Flash in Big Data and Analytics (cont.)
Forum R-21
Persistent Memory - Beyond Flash (cont.)
11:00-11:30am
OPEN - Keynote 7
Technology Innovation for Future Storage Systems
Kyo Won Jin, SVP, Head of Nand, SK Hynix
11:30-11:35am
Presenters: Jim Handy, Director/Chief Analyst, Objective Analysis and Brian A. Berg, President, Berg Software Design
11:35am-12:05pm
OPEN - Keynote 8
3D NAND is the Leadership Technology for Server Storage
Ryan Smith, Director NAND Product Marketing, Samsung Semiconductor and Jaeheon Jeong,. Executive VP R&D, Samsung Memory Business
Noon-7:00pm
OPEN - EXHIBITS
12:05-1:00pm
Lunch
2:00-2:30pm
OPEN - Keynote 9
NVMe Inflection Point
Derek Dicker, VP/Business Unit Manager - Performance Storage, Microsemi
2:30-2:40pm
2:40-3:10pm
OPEN - Keynote 10
Design Efficient Storage Systems with Both Flash and HDDs
Phil Brace, President Cloud Systems and Silicon Group, Seagate
3:10-3:40pm
OPEN - Keynote 11
Flash Storage Meets Persistent Memory: The Modern Data Center Changes Forever!
Daniel Cobb, Sr., EMC Fellow, Vice President - New Media Strategy, EMC
3:40-3:50pm
Break
 
PCIe Storage
SSDs
Controllers
Controllers
New Technologies
3:50-4:55pm
Forum A-22
PCIe/NVMe Storage
Forum C-22
SSD Concepts
Forum E-22
Controllers and Flash Technology Part 2: Error Correcting Codes
Forum F-22
SSD Testing
Forum M-22
3-D Flash
4:55-5:10pm
Break
 
PCIe Storage
SSDs
Controllers
Controllers
New Technologies
5:10-6:15pm
Forum A-22
PCIe/NVMe Storage (cont.)
Forum C-22
SSD Concepts (cont.)
Forum E-22
Controllers and Flash Technology Part 2: Error Correcting Codes (cont.)
Forum F-22
SSD Testing (cont.)
Forum M-22
3-D Flash(cont.)
5:30-7:00pm
OPEN - EXHIBITS and All-Industry Reception
6pm- Flash Memory Summmit Awards Ceremony
Exhibit Hall
Thursday, August 11th
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
Controllers

8:30-9:35am

Forum E-31
Flash Controller Design Options
9:35-9:45am
Break
 
Controllers

9:45-10:50am

Forum E-31
Flash Controller Design Options (cont.)
10:00am-2:00pm
OPEN - EXHIBITS
11:00-11:30am
OPEN - Keynote 12
Scaling Flash Storage Efficiently in the Exabyte Era
Tom Isakovich, CEO, Nimbus Data
11:30am-Noon
OPEN - Keynote 13
RRAM: Your Key to Creating Faster, More Scalable Storage
George Minassian, CEO, Crossbar
Noon-12:30pm
OPEN - Keynote 14
NVMe over Fabrics Offers Top Performance for Real Time Analytics
Paul Prince, CTO, Mangstor