SDC Austin 2024

Regional SDC Austin

April 24, 2024

AT&T Hotel & Conference Center at UT Austin
Austin, TX

By Developers, for Developers

SNIA is excited to bring a special edition of our developer conference to Austin. Created by developers for developers, SDC is a premier educational conference dedicated to providing vendor-neutral information on advancements in data technology. Whether you're a software engineer, product manager, or CTO, SDC caters to professionals across all disciplines.


8:30 am - 9:30 am
Registration Open - Coffee
9:30 am - 9:45 am
Opening Remarks and Welcome
Jason Molgaard
Co-Chair SNIA Technical Council and Principal Storage Solutions Architect
9:45 am - 10:15 am
LANL’s Journey Toward Computational Storage
Gary Grider
Division Leader, HPC Division
Los Alamos National Laboratory
10:15 am - 10:45 am
CXL® for Storage
Kevin Marks
Technologist, Distinguished Engineer
Dell Technologies
10:45 am - 11:00 am
Coffee Break
11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Technical Trends in AI Infrastructure for Developers
Bhavesh Patel
Sr. Distinguished Engineer – Accelerators & AI/ML System Architect
Dell Technologies
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Artificial Intelligence: Cohabitating with Security/Privacy
Eric Hibbard
Director, Product Planning – Storage Networking & Security
Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Coffee Break
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
The NVM Express® Standardization of Migrating a Controller
Michael Allison
Senior Director - DSA Product Planning and Business Enablement - Standards
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
CXL® and NVMe® Collaborating for Computation
Jason Molgaard
Co-Chair SNIA Technical Council and Principal Storage Solutions Architect
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Closing Remarks
J Metz
Chair SNIA Board and Technical Director for Systems Design

In the Heart of Downtown Austin

Austin offers a dynamic mix of cultural attractions, culinary delights, and recreational activities. From exploring the eclectic shops and galleries on South Congress Avenue to savoring the mouthwatering cuisine at the renowned food trucks lining the streets, downtown Austin offers something for everyone. Additionally, the city's thriving music scene, with its legendary live music venues and annual festivals, provides the perfect backdrop for unwinding and immersing oneself in the local culture after attending our event.

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