SNIA Annual Members' Symposium

Monday, January 27 -  Thursday, January 30, 2014
San Jose, California


Don't miss 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.

Click here to download the SNIA Annual Members' Symposium Conference Guide.

Registration Information

On-line registration for the SNIA Winter Symposium is now closed. However, individuals may register on site at the Sainte Claire.

Hotel Information

Sainte Claire Hotel
302 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
408-295-2000

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 Sainte Claire 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.

Click here to reserve a room at The Sainte Claire at the group rate of $159 (rate available until January 10, 2014, or as available)

Storage Industry Summit - Non-Volatile Memory (NVM)

Due to the success of this featured event within the Symposium in January 2013, SNIA is again pleased to offer a one–day Storage Industry Summit themed The Future of Computing — The Convergence of Memory and Storage through Non–Volatile Memory (NVM).

Co–located with the SNIA Annual Members’ Symposium on January 28, this summit will offer critical insights into NVM and storage. Speakers from companies leading the way in NVM will deliver a comprehensive deep–dive on the issues needed to consider this technology.

SNIA Annual Members' Symposium Agenda



Monday, January 27, 2014 Meetings

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Courtyard Atrium
7:45 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
9:00 AM -12:00 PM Cloud Storage Initiative (CSI) Santa Cruz
9:00 AM -12:00 PM Green Storage Initiative (GSI) Santa Vesta
9:00 AM–5:00 PM Linear Tape File System (LTFS) TWG Saratoga
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM SMI-S Technical Track (managed by SMI TSG) Courtyard Room
10:00 AM-5:00 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 Courtyard Atrium
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Cloud Storage TWG Santa Cruz
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Green Storage TWG Santa Vesta
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Workshop: SNIA Social Media: How Tweet It Is! Suite 206
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM BoF: LTFS Tape and Cloud Storage Courtyard Room

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Meetings

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Courtyard Atrium
7:45 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome and Opening Comments
by Wayne Adams, SNIA Chairman Emeritus

KEYNOTE:
"Why is Solid State Storage Crucial to the Data Center?"
Jim Handy, Analyst, Objective Analysis

"Why Hybrid Storage Strategies Give the Best Bang for the Buck"
Tom Coughlin, Founder, Coughlin Associates
Jim Handy, Analyst, Objective Analysis
Ballroom
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Storage Industry Summit - NVM
The Future of Computing – the Convergence of Memory and Storage through Non-Volatile Memory (NVM)
Ballroom
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Green Storage TWG Santa Vesta
9:30 AM-12:00 PM Joint LTFS TWG and Cloud Storage TWG Santa Cruz
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Storage Management Initiative (SMI) Governing Board (open meeting) Saratoga
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM SMI Marketing Committee (open meeting) Saratoga
10:30 AM-12:00 PM 2014 Storage Developer Conference (SDC) Taskforce 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 Courtyard Atrium
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Cloud Storage TWG Santa Cruz
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Data Protection and Capacity Optimization (DPCO) Committee Sainte Claire
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Education Committee Suite 206
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM SMI-S Technical Track (managed by SMI TSG) Saratoga
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments Available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM SNIA Membership Recognition Awards and Reception Courtyard Atrium
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM BoF: TBD Ballroom

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Meetings

7:45 AM  - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Ballroom
7:45 AM  -5:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM Welcome and Opening Comments
by Leo Leger, SNIA Executive Director

KEYNOTE:
“What We are Telling YOUR Customers.”
Camberley Bates, Managing Partner, Evaluator Group
Russ Fellows, Senior Partner, Evaluator Group
Ballroom
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Cross Marketing Committee Sainte Claire
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Analytics and Big Data Committee Santa Cruz
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Cloud Storage TWG  Suite 206
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Green Storage Initiative Santa Vesta
9:30 AM -12:00 PM Solid State Storage (SSS) TWG Ballroom
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM NVM Programming TWG Courtyard Room
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM SMI-S Technical Track (managed by SMI TSG) Saratoga
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Data Storage Innovation Conference (DSIcon) Task Force Suite 206
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
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Green Storage Initiative (GSI) Santa Vesta
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Long Term Retention (LTR) TWG Suite 206
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Standards Committee Suite 206
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM BoF: The Internet of Things – Impact on the Storage Industry Ballroom

Thursday, January 30, 2014 Meetings

7:45 AM  - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Ballroom
7:45 AM  -12:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
9:00 AM -12:00 PM Cloud Storage TWG Santa Cruz
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM NVM Programming TWG Courtyard Room
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM SNIA Board of Directors 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 on your own  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer

* NOTE: Thursday meetings may end before 5pm, depending on the group's individual agenda.

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