Persistent Memory Summit 2019

PM Summit 2019

Register Today!

Planning is underway and registration is now OPEN for the 2019 Persistent Memory Summit to be held in a new venue for 2019 - the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, CA -  due to high interest and attendance.  The day will focus on persistent memory applications, the impact of persistent memory, and how to implement in today's environments.  There will be many opportunities for networking, including the addition of an evening Networking Reception.

Call for Submissions

Call for submissions is now open. Please complete the form here to submit your speaking proposal. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships, including demonstration opportunities, are available. Download the 2019 PM Summit Sponsorship Brochure, and contact at SNIA for more information.

About the PM Summit

Curious about what happens at the PM Summit? 

Watch the Live Stream of the 2018 Persistent Memory Summit below, and scroll down to download the presentations listed below their Agenda item.

You can also watch individual videos of each session on the SNIA YouTube channel.

Persistent Memory Summit Live Stream


2018 Persistent Memory Summit Agenda

All sessions are located in the Grand Ballroom

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

8:30 AM -
8:45 AM
Welcome and What Are We Going to Accomplish Today
Jim Pappas, SNIA Vice-chair
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8:45 AM -
9:15 AM
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
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9:15 AM -
9:20 AM
Symposium Attendees Leave for Sessions
9:20 AM -
9:50 AM
Persistent Memory Programming: The Current State and Future Direction
Andy Rudoff, Member, SNIA NVM Programming Technical Work Group and Persistent Memory SW Architect, Intel Corporation
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9:50 AM -
10:30 AM
File Systems
Amit Golander, Technical Director, NetApp
Neal Christiansen, Principal Development Lead, Microsoft
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10:30 AM -
10:45 AM
Break and Exhibits
10:45 AM -
11:50 AM
Persistent Memory over Fabrics (PMoF)
Paul Grun, Open Fabrics Alliance Vice Chair; Advanced Technology Development, Cray, Inc
Stephen Bates, Chief Technology Officer, Eideticom
Rob Davis, Vice President of Storage Technology, Mellanox Technologies, Inc.
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11:50 AM -
12:10 PM
Windows OS Support for PM
Tom Talpey, Architect, Microsoft
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12:10 PM -
12:30 PM
Linux Persistent Memory Support - "Ask Me Anything"
Dan Williams, Open Source Developer, Intel Corporation
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12:30 PM -
1:30 PM
Lunch and Exhibits
1:30 PM -
1:50 PM
VMware vSphere Virtualization of PMEM
Richard A. Brunner, Chief Platform Architect & Principal Engineer, VMware
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1:50 PM -
2:40 PM
Hype to Reality, a Panel Discussion with Leaders of Real World Persistent Memory Applications
Moderator: Jack Vargas, Product Marketing Manager, Intel Corporation
Panel: Scott Miller, Dreamworks Animation; Nikita Ivanov, GridGain; Kodi Umamageswaran, Oracle; Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike
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2:40 PM -
3:00 PM
Quick and Painless System Performance Acceleration Using NVDIMMs
Brett Williams, Business Development Manager, Micron Semiconductor
Per Brashers, Storage Strategist, Yttibrium
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3:00 PM -
3:15 PM
Break and Exhibits
3:15 PM -
3:35 PM
Workload Performance Comparison
Eden Kim, Chief Executive Officer, Calypso Systems Inc.
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3:35 PM -
4:00 PM
Future Media
Bill Gervasi, Principal Systems Architect, Nantero
Andrew Walker, Vice President of Product, Spin Transfer Technologies
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4:00 PM -
4:35 PM
New Interconnects
Moderator: Doug Voigt, Distinguished Technologist, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Panel: David Koenen, ARM; Mike Krause, HPE Enterprise Group; Jeff Suecheli, IBM
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4:35 PM -
5:10 PM
Analysts Weigh In on Persistent Memory
Moderator: Michael Oros, Executive Director, SNIA
Panel: Jim Handy, Objective Analysis; Tom Coughlin, Coughlin Associates; Randy Kerns, Evaluator Group; Gil Russell and Alan Niebel, WebFeet Research
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5:10 PM -
5:25 PM
Recap of Day and Closing Remarks
Jim Pappas, SNIA Vice-chair
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Understanding Persistent Memory

Get ready for the Summit by listening to this December 2017 SNIA Webcast discussing Persistent Memory, the NVM Programming Model, and NVDIMM.

PM Summit Video Playlist

Did you miss the 2018 Summit? Video presentations of the individual sessions are now available on the SNIA YouTube Channel.   

2018 Persistent Memory Summit Sponsors

Summit Underwriters

Gold Sponsor


Demonstration Sponsors