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The Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium: 2018

June 14, 2018 at 8:30 am - 8:00 pm UTC-5

The Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium: 2018

The Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium (GCDCS18) is a full day event in Hamilton, ON. GCDCS18 explores key issues affecting data center transformations, guidance on best practices in Canada and metrics/milestones that apply to data center transformations. This one-day event is for data center operators, suppliers, leading-edge design firms, academics, and more.

Attend and listen to a panel of industry experts explore trends that are driving change in data center designs, what data center operators need to know, and how to build facility strategies for the future. From 1:35 pm – 2:30 pm, panelists from IBM, Sick Kids and the University of Toronto, will join Morrison Hershfield Mission Critical Vice-President, Shaunak Pandit, for this “thought-provoking” discussion.

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About The Panelist

Headshot of Shaunak PanditShaunak Pandit, P.Eng., LEED A.P. – Principal, Vice-President of Mission Critical Facilities

Shaunak Pandit is the Vice-President of Mission Critical Facilities and a Principal at Morrison Hershfield. He is also our Mechanical Practice Lead for Critical Facilities. Shaunak brings over 25 years of experience in designing and evaluating mechanical and control systems for data centers, LAN rooms and switch rooms, 24×7 central utility plants, cogeneration plants, transit facilities, laboratories, healthcare facilities, industrial manufacturing facilities and hydro-power plants amongst others. His experience spans the entire gamut of engineering services, starting with master planning, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies through to detailed design, contract administration and start-up and commissioning. The wide spectrum of work experiences has allowed Shaunak an exposure to emerging trends in the process and design technologies, and an opportunity to adapt and integrate these technologies into design solutions spanning different industry sectors.


June 14, 2018
8:30 am - 8:00 pm UTC-5
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