SNIA Annual Members' Symposium

Tuesday, January 17 -  Friday, January 20, 2017
Westin San Jose
San Jose, CA

Don't miss the SNIA Annual Members' Symposium where you and your colleagues can join together for networking, working group meetings, informative keynote sessions, and other unique programs designed for SNIA members. There is no cost to attend.


Registration Information

Click here to register for the SNIA Annual Members' Symposium. Registration for the Symposium is complimentary.

Hotel Information

The Westin San Jose (formerly the Sainte Claire Hotel)
302 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 295-2000

The Westin San Jose (formerly the Sainte Claire Hotel) is located in the heart of downtown San Jose, just off of I-680 and I-880 and only three miles from the San Jose Mineta International Airport. The Westin San Jose is centrally located to nearby attractions like the Tech Museum of Innovation, the San Jose Museum of Art, the Center for Performing Arts, and some of downtown San Jose's finest restaurants and entertainment.

Hotel Reservations

To reserve a room at the Westin, click here or call (408) 295-2000 and reference the SNIA Symposium.

Persistent Memory Summit 

Due to the past success of this featured event, SNIA is again pleased to offer the one–day Persistent Memory Summit. Co–located with the SNIA Annual Members’ Symposium on Wednesday, January 18, the Persistent Memory Summit will offer critical insights into persistent memory and storage. Speakers from companies leading the way in non-volatile memory, next  generation memory, and NVDIMM will deliver a comprehensive deep–dive on the issues needed to consider this technology.

SNIA Annual Members' Symposium Guide

Click here to download the Symposium Guide.

SNIA Annual Members' Symposium Agenda

* NOTE: Agenda sessions, times and room assignments subject to change.


Tuesday January 17, 2017 Meetings

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Symposium Continental Breakfast and Networking Courtyard Atrium
7:45 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Cloud Storage TWG Santa Cruz
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Green Storage TWG Saratoga
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Linear Tape File System (LTFS) TWG Grand Ballroom B
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Scalable Storage Management (SSM) TWG Santa Vesta
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) Sainte Claire
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer
& Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch provided by SNIA Grand Ballroom A
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Long Term Retention (LTR) TWG Boardroom
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Object Drive TWG Santa Cruz
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Solid State Storage System (S4) TWG Sainte Claire
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM TWG Leadership Training Santa Cruz
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer
& Sainte Claire Foyer

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Meetings

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Symposium Continental Breakfast and Networking Courtyard Atrium
7:45 AM - 6:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome and What Are We Going to Accomplish Today
Jim Pappas, SNIA Vice-chairman; Co-Chair, SNIA Solid State Storage Initiative; Director of Technology Initiatives, Data Center Group, Intel Corporation
Grand Ballroom
8:45 am - 9:15 am Keynote - The Revolution of Memory and Storage-Side Processing: How Persistent Memory Will Bring an Entirely New Structure to Large Data Computing
Stephen Pawlowski, Vice President, Advanced Computing Solutions, Micron Corporation
Grand Ballroom
9:15 am - 9:20 am Symposium Attendees Leave Summit for Sessions Grand Ballroom
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Persistent Memory Summit:
Delivering on the Convergence of Storage and Memory

 
Grand Ballroom
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Analytics and Big Data Committee (ABDC) Santa Cruz
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Green Storage TWG Saratoga
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Scaleable Storage Management (SSM) TWG Santa Vesta
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch provided by SNIA Courtyard Atrium
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Data Protection and Capacity Optimization (DPCO) Committee Santa Cruz
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Cold Storage Task Force Boardroom
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments Available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM SNIA Membership Recognition Awards and Reception Courtyard Atrium

Thursday January 19, 2017 Meetings

7:45 AM  - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Courtyard Atrium
7:45 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Green Storage Initiative (GSI), Green Storage TWG and EPA Industry Stakeholder Meeting Sainte Claire
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM NVM Programming TWG Grand Ballroom B
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Scalable Storage Management (SSM) TWG Santa Vesta
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Solid State Storage (SSS) TWG Santa Cruz
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Storage Security Industry Forum (SSIF) Saratoga
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM SFF TA TWG Boardroom
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch provided by SNIA Courtyard Atrium
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Kavi Workspace 6 (Private meeting) Boardroom
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Storage Developer Conference (SDC) Team Boardroom
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer

Friday January 20, 2017 Meetings

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Courtyard Atrium
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM SNIA Board of Directors Sainte Claire
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Scalable Storage Management (SSM) TWG Santa Vesta
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch provided by SNIA  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer