SNIA 2013 Winter Symposium

Monday, January 28 -  Thursday, January 31, 2013
San Jose, California

Don't miss our Winter 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
2013 Winter Symposium Guide

Registration Information

Online registration for Winter Symposium 2013 is currently closed.  Please register onsite at the Sainte Claire hotel.

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.

Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Summit

As part of the SNIA Winter Symposium, SNIA is pleased to offer a one day summit on Non-Volatile Memory that will offer critical insights into NVM and the future of computing. You do not need to be a member of SNIA to attend. This summit is complimentary. For more information, click here.

2013 Winter Symposium Agenda

 

Monday, January 28, 2013 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) Sainte Claire
9:00 AM -12:00 PM Green Storage Initiative (GSI) Santa Vesta
9:00 AM–5:00 PM Linear Tape File System (LTFS) TWG Courtyard Room
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM SMI-S Technical Track (managed by SMI TSG) Saratoga
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) Santa Cruz
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 Sainte Claire
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Joint CSI Marketing and DPCO Committee Meeting Grand Suite 631
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Ethernet Storage Forum (ESF) Boardroom
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
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Workshop: SNIA Web Site Editors Ballroom
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM BoF: Cloud Storage BOF and Silicon Valley Cloud Storage Meetup
* Demos and updates on CSI and CDMI
Ballroom
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM BoF: TBD Ballroom

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Meetings

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Courtyard Atrium
7:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Welcome and Opening Comments
by Wayne Adams, SNIA Chairman

and
WINTER SYMPOSIUM AND STORAGE INDUSTRY SUMMIT KEYNOTE:
The Storage Industry Landscape: Constable or Pollock?
Mark Peters, Sr. Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, Inc.
Ballroom
9:15 AM - 5:30 PM Non-Volatile Memory Summit
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 Sainte Claire
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM SMI-S Technical Track (managed by SMI TSG) Saratoga
9:30 AM -12:00 PM Solid State Storage (SSS) TWG Courtyard Room
10:30 AM-12:00 PM 2013 Storage Developer Conference (SDC) Taskforce Santa Cruz
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 Sainte Claire
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Education Committee Santa Cruz
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM SNIA Social Media Taskforce Boardroom
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments Available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Workshop: SNIA Social Media Boardroom
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM SNIA Membership Recognition Awards and Reception Courtyard Atrium
5:30 PM -10:00 PM Cloud Plugfest Sainte Claire
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM BoF: The Impact of the Ethernet Storage Forum’s Expanded Charter Ballroom
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Workshop: SNIA Resources
An overview of SNIA resources and tools available to SNIA Groups.
Santa Cruz

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 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

KEYNOTE:
Key Industry Trends and Projections
Addison Snell, CEO, Intersect360 Research

Ballroom
9:30 AM -12:00 PM Analytics and Big Data Committee Santa Cruz
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Cloud Storage TWG Sainte Claire
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Data Protection and Capacity Optimization (DPCO) Committee Boardroom
9:30 AM -12:00 PM Green Storage TWG Santa Vesta
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 SP & DE Conference Task Force Grand Suite 631
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
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Cross Marketing Committee Grand Suite 631
5:30 PM -10:30 PM Cloud Plugfest Sainte Claire
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Mastering Kavi Workspace - A Technical Training Session for Power Users
Hosted by KAVI
Ballroom
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM BoF: TBD Courtyard Room

Thursday, January 31, 2013 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 Saratoga
9:00 AM -10:00 PM Hypervisor Storage Interfaces (HSI) TWG Santa Vesta
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.