Ethernet Summit
 
Seagate

2016 Program At-A-Glance - Session and Tutorial Schedule

2017 will be posted soon

Tuesday, August 9th
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
Applications
Media/Entertainment
Marketing
Flash Technology
Fabrics
8:30-9:35am
OPEN - Session 101-A
Mobile Applications
OPEN - Session 101-B
Flash Memory Meets Film's Rising Capture/Content Requirements
OPEN - Session 101-C
Stalking the Elusive Enterprise Flash Customer
Session U-1
Annual Update on Flash Technology
Session IT-1
Accelerating Flash Storage with Open Source RDMA
9:35-9:45am
Break
 
Data Recovery
Media/Entertainment
Testing
Enterprise Storage
Enterprise Applications
9:45-10:50am
OPEN - Session 102-A
Data Recovery of SSDs
OPEN - Session 102-B
Flash Demand Grows with HDR/UHD 4K Films
OPEN - Session 102-C
How Flash-Based Storage Performs on Real Applications
Session U-2
Annual Update on Enterprise Flash Storage
Session IT-2
Flash Memory: Key to Efficient Real-Time Analysis of Big Data
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
 
Security
Media/Entertainment
Controllers
Persistent Memory
Sponsored Session  (Micron)
3:20-4:25pm
OPEN - Session 103-A
Security in a Flash!
OPEN - Session 103-B
Flash Storage and Film Production in the Cloud
Session U-3
Annual Update on Flash Controllers
Session IT-3
Making New Storage-Class Memory Technologies Easier to Adopt
OPEN - Session MI-1
Handling Super-Big Data with New NVM Technology
4:00-7:00pm
OPEN - EXHIBITS & Reception
4:25-4:35pm
Break
 
Security
Media/Entertainment
New Technologies
Controllers
Sponsored Session  (Micron)
4:35-5:45pm
OPEN - Session 104-A
Privacy Versus (In)security: Who Should Win and Why Between Apple and the FBI?
OPEN - Session 104-B
Film Storage When the Film Budget Is Yours
Session U-4
Annual Update on New Technologies
Session IT-4
FPGAs/GPUs in Flash Controller Applications
OPEN - Session MI-2
3D XPoint™ Technology: Will Storage at Memory Speeds Create a Computing Revolution? (sponsored by Micron)
7:00-8:30pm
Wednesday, August 10th
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
New Technologies
Enterprise Storage
Enterprise Applications
Flash Technology
Sponsored Session  (Micron)

8:30-9:35am

OPEN - Session 201-A
Applying New Non-Volatile Technologies
Session 201-C
Flash Arrays Part 1
OPEN - Session 201-D
Why Flash Should Be Used for Every Workload
Session IT-5
Future Memories and Today’s Opportunities
OPEN Session MI-3
The Role of Memory in Autonomous Driving (sponsored by Micron)
9:35-9:45am
Break
 
New Technologies
Enterprise Storage
Enterprise Applications
Business/Marketing
 

9:45-10:50am

OPEN - Session 202-A
Flash on the Memory Bus
OPEN - Session 202-C Flash Arrays Part 2
OPEN - Session 202-D
The Best Way to Solve Killer Performance Problems
SessionI IT-6
The Business of NAND: Trends, Forecast, and Challenges
 
11:00-11:30am
OPEN - Keynote 7
Technology Innovation for Future Storage Systems
Kyo Won Jin, Sr VP, 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
 
New Technologies
Embedded Systems
Enterprise Storage
Business/Marketing
Wearables
Enterprise Storage
3:50-4:55pm
OPEN - Session 203-B
Embedded Applications Part 1
Session 203-C
Flash in Cloud Computing
OPEN - Session 203-E
How Flash Is a Key to Augmented Reality on Wearables
Session IT-7
Opportunities from Our Compute, Network, and Storage Inflection Points
4:55-5:10pm
Break
 
New Technologies
Embedded Systems
General
Enterprise Applications
Wearables
Media/Entertainment
5:10-6:15pm
OPEN - Session 204-B
Embedded Applications Part 2
 
OPEN - Session 204-C
Women in the Storage Industry
OPEN - Session 204-D
Selecting the Right Flash Memory for Your Application
OPEN - Session 204-E
Analyst Roundtable: Delivering Speed, Performance, and Security to Always-On Devices
Session IT-8
Storage in Media and Entertainment: The Flash Advantage
5:30-7:00pm
OPEN - EXHIBITS and All-Industry Reception
6-6:30pm- Flash Memory Summmit Awards Ceremony
Exhibit Hall
Thursday, August 11th
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
New Technologies
New Technologies
New Technologies
PCIe Storage
Software -Defined Storage
Testing
Hardware
Data Centers
Applications
Marketing

8:30-9:35am

OPEN - Session 301-A
Life Beyond Flash: New Non-Volatile Memory Technologies
Session 301-B
NV-DIMM
Session 301-C
Intel-Micron 3D Xpoint(TM): The Next Generation Non-Volatile Memory
Session 301-D
PCIe/NVMe Development Issues
OPEN - Session 301-E
Impact of SSD on Software Defined Storage
OPEN - Session 301-F
Performance Testing
OPEN - Session 301-G
High-Performance Flash Systems
OPEN - Session 301-H
Is It Time for the All-Flash Data Center?
Session 301-I
Consumer Applications
Session IT-9
TechTarget Reveals All…About Enterprise Flash Memory/SSD Market
9:35-9:45am
Break
 
New Technologies
HIstory
Enterprise Applications
PCIe Storage
Flash Technology
Testing
Standards
 
Marketing
Invited Talks

9:45-10:50am

OPEN - Session 302-A
Persistent Memory Applications
OPEN - Session 302-B
History Session: The Origins of Silicon Valley
Session 302-C
How Flash Will Transform Enterprise Applications
Session 302-D
PCIe/NVMe Extensions Part 1
OPEN - Session 302-F
Testing Issues Part 1
OPEN - Session 302-G
Which Interface Is King of the Hill?  Should You Build Your All-Flash Array with SAS, SATA, or NVMe? (sponsored by STA, the SCSI Trade Association)
Session 302-I
Secrets of the Flash Marketing Masters
Session IT-10
Embedded NVM: Automation and IoT Are Driving the Industry
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-1:00pm
Lunch
Noon-12:30pm
OPEN - Keynote 14
NVMe over Fabrics Offers Top Performance for Real Time Analytics
Paul Prince, CTO, Mangstor
 
Business/Marketing
Data Management
Enterprise Storage
PCIe Storage
Data Centers
Testing
Marketing
Applications
General
 

2:30-3:45pm

OPEN - Session 303-A
Flash Storage from the Other Side: TechTarget Editors Report What Users Think
OPEN - Session 303-B
Flash in Big Data Applications
Session 303-C
Major Enterprise Flash Customers Tell It Like It Is
OPEN - Session 303-D
PCIe/NVMe Extensions Part 2
OPEN - Session 303-E
(sponsored by the Fibre Channel Industry Association - FCIA)
NVMe in Your Data Center: Who, What, Where, When, and Why?
OPEN - Session 303-F
Testing Issues Part 2
OPEN - Session 303-G
Market Research
OPEN - Session 303-H
Automotive Applications
Session 303-I
VC Forum
 
3:45-4:00pm
Break
New Technologies
General
Applications
PCIe Storage
 
 
 
 
 
 

4:00-5:15pm

Session 304-A
Flash and the Internet of Things
OPEN - Session 304-B
Closing Panel on Top Ten Things You Need to Know about Flash Memory Today
OPEN - Session 304-C
Accelerating In-Memory Applications with Flash
Session 304-D
PCIe/NVMe Fabrics