SNIA Annual Members' Symposium

Monday, January 22 -  Thursday, January 25, 2018
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

On-line registration for the SNIA Annual Member Symposium is now closed. However, you may register on site at the Westin Hotel.

If you wish to register for the Persistent Memory Summit on Wednesday, January 24th, separate registration is required. Please click here to register for the Summit.

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.

SNIA Annual Members' Symposium Agenda

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

Monday January 22, 2018 Meetings

11:00AM- 5:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
1:00 PM -
5:00 PM
Linear Tape File System (LTFS) TWG Boardroom
1:00 PM -
5:00 PM
Object Drive TWG Santa Cruz
1:00 PM -
5:00 PM
Storage Management Initiative (SMI) Saratoga
1:00 PM -
5:00 PM
Workload TWG Santa Vesta

Tuesday January 23, 2018 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 -
5:00 PM
Cloud Storage TWG Boardroom
8:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Ethernet Storage Forum (ESF) Ballroom
8:30 AM -
5:00 PM
Green Storage TWG Sainte Claire
8:30 AM -
5:00 PM
SMI Lab Plugfest Santa Cruz
8:30 AM -
5:00 PM
Scalable Storage Management (SSM) TWG Saratoga
8:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Solid State Storage (SSS) TWG Santa Vesta
10:30AM-
10:45 AM
Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00PM-
1:00 PM
SNIA Open Source Liaison Lunch & Learn Grand Ballroom A
1:00 PM -
5:00 PM
Solid State Storage System (S4) TWG Santa Vesta
1:00 PM -
5:00 PM
Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) Ballroom
2:30 PM -
3:30 PM
Refreshments Available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
Member Tool Review and Training Grand Ballroom A

Wednesday January 24, 2018 Meetings

7:45 AM-
8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast 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 -
9:25 AM
Symposium and Summit Keynote:
Realizing the Next Generation of Exabyte-scale Persistent Memory Centric Architectures and Memory Fabrics

Zvonimir Bandic, Senior Director, Research and Development Engineering, Western Digital Corporation
Grand Ballroom
9:25 AM -
9:30 AM
Symposium Attendees Leave Summit for Sessions Grand Ballroom
9:30 AM -
5:30 PM
Persistent Memory Summit:
Delivering on the Convergence of Storage and Memory

 
Grand Ballroom &
Sainte Claire
9:30 AM -
5:00 PM
Green Storage TWG Santa Vesta
9:30 AM -
5:00 PM
Scalable Storage Management (SSM) TWG Saratoga
9:30 AM -
5:00 PM
SMI Lab Plugfest Santa Cruz
10:30AM-
10:45 AM
Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00PM-
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
5:30 PM -
7:00 PM
SNIA Membership Recognition Awards and Reception Courtyard Atrium

Thursday January 25, 2018 Meetings

7:45 AM -
8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast Courtyard Atrium
7:45 AM -
5:00 PM
Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 AM -
12:00 PM
SNIA/EPA Storage Stakeholder Meeting Sainte Claire
8:30 AM -
5:00 PM
NVM Programming TWG Santa Vesta
8:30 AM -
5:00 PM
Scalable Storage Management (SSM) TWG Saratoga
9:00 AM -
12:00 PM
SFF TA TWG Ballroom
8:30 AM -
5:00 PM
SMI Lab Plugfest Santa Cruz
10:30AM-
10:45 AM
Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00PM-
1:00 PM
Lunch provided by SNIA  
12:00 PM -
5:00 PM
Green Storage TWG Ballroom
1:00 PM -
5:00 PM
EPA/TGG Server Stakeholder Meeting Sainte Claire
2:30 PM-
3:30 PM
Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer

Friday January 26, 2018 Meetings

7:45 AM -
8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast Courtyard Atrium
8:30 AM -
1:00 PM
SNIA Board of Directors Sainte Claire
10:30AM-
10:45 AM
Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00PM-
1:00 PM
Lunch provided by SNIA