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Monday, August 12th
8:45am-Noon
Pre-Conference Seminar A: Making Error Correcting codes Work for Flash Memory
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Charles Camp, CTO / IBM Flash Systems Development, IBM
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Lara Dolecek, Assistant Professor, UCLA
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Andrew Jiang, Associate Professor, Texas A&M
1:00-5:00pm
Pre-Conference Seminar D: Introduction to NVM Express (NVMe) for Implementers
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Peter Onufryk, Senior Director Product Development, PMC-Sierra
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Kevin Marks, Senior Principal Engineer, Dell
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Keith Busch, Software Engineer, Intel and Kwok Kong, Director Engineering, PMC-Sierra
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Sarika Mehta, Validation Lead, Intel, and David Woolf, Senior Engineer, UNH-IOL
Tuesday, August 13th
8:30-11:20am
Forum A-11: NVMe and PCIe SSDs (Standards Track)
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Janene Ellefson, Product Marketing Manager, Micron
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Amber Huffman, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel
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David Woolf, Senior Engineer, UNH-IOL
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Tobias Klima, Program Manager, Microsoft
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Swapna Yasarapu, Director SSD Technical Marketing, sTec
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Munif Farhan, Storage Strategy Technologist Office of the CTO, Dell
8:30-11:20am
Forum B-11: Flash-Memory Based Architectures - A Technical Discussion, Part 1 (Architectures Track)
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Robert Sykes, Director Applications, OCZ Technology
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Michael Abraham, NAND Solutions Group Architect, Micron Technology
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Hanan Weingarten, CTO, DensBits
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Andy Tomlin, Chief Architect, Skyera
8:30-11:20am
Forum C-11: Enterprise SSDs (SSDs Track)
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James Gathman, Chief Engineering Manager, Gary Tressler, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM, and Adam McPadden, Electrical Engineer, IBM
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Jason Caulkins, Chief Technologist, Dataram
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Kristen Hopper, Product Marketing Manager, Micron Technology
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Joseph Tucek, Senior Research Scientist, HP
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Bernie Rub, VP and CTO, SMART Storage Systems
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Jeff Fritzjunker, Manager Power Systems, IBM
8:30-11:20am
Forum D-11: Flash in Data Centers (Enterprise Storage Track)
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Matt Goldensohn, Director Labs, WhipTail Technologies
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Kent Smith, Senior Director Marketing, LSI
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Esther Spanjer, Director SSD Technical Marketing, SMART Storage Systems
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A.L. Narasimha Reddy, Professor, Texas A&M University
8:30-9:50am
Session 101-A: SSD Testing Challenges, Part 1
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Eden Kim, CEO, Calypso Testers
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Kent Smith, Senior Director Marketing, LSI
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Vipul Mehta, VP Marketing and Business Development, OakGate Technology
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Mike Bellon, VP  Engineering, Flexstar Technology
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Len Rosenthal, VP Marketing, SwiftTest
8:30-9:50am
OPEN Session 101-B: Mobile Applications (Applications Track)
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Andy Haines, VP  Worldwide Marketing, Arasan Chip Systems
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Andrew Lee, CEO, Elixir Flash
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Kathy Choe Thomas, Senior Manager NAND Memory Marketing
8:30-9:50am
OPEN Session 101-C: Solid State Hybrid Drives Help Meet Today's Storage Demands (Hardware Track)
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John Rydning, Research VP Hard Drives/Semiconductors, IDC
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Don Jeanette, Director Product Marketing, Toshiba
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David Burks, Director Product Marketing, Seagate
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Storage Products Association
10:05-11:20am
OPEN Session 102-A: 3D Flash: The Next Dimension (Testing Track)
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Timothee Dargnies, CEO, 3D Plus
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Kumar Virwani, Research Staff Member, IBM
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Henry Hong-Yu Chen, Doctoral Student, Stanford University
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Gil Russell, Principal Analyst, Bright Side Analytics
10:05-11:20am
OPEN Session 102-B: Consumer Applications (Applications Track)
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Andy Marken, President, Marken Communications
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Brian Kumagai, President SD Association
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Cameron Crandall, Senior Technology Manager, Kingston Technology
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Bob Witkow, President, Westwood Marketing
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Ryan Smith, Senior Manager SSD Product Marketing, Samsung Semiconductor
11:30am-Noon
Keynote 1
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Jason Taylor, Director Capacity Engineering and Analysis, Facebook
Noon-12:30pm
Keynote 2
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Zahid Hussain, Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMC Flash Product Division
1:30-2:00pm
Keynote 3
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Gary Gentry, Senior VP  SSDs, Seagate
2:00-2:30pm
Special Keynote A
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Iri Trashanski, Vice President SSD Business, Marvell Semiconductor
2:30-3:00pm
Special Keynote B
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Jim Elliott, VP Memory Marketing, Samsung Semiconductor, and E.S. Jung, EVP/GM, Semiconductor R&D Center, Samsung Electronics
3:15-5:25pm
Forum A-12: NVMe and PCIe SSDs: Panel on NVMe Deployment and What's Next - continued from A-11 (Standards Track)
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Peter Onufryk, Senior Director - Product Development, PMC-Sierra
3:15-5:25pm
Forum B-12: Flash-Memory Based Architectures: A Technical Discussion, Part 2 (Architectures Track)
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Earl Cohen, Chief Architect - Flash Components Division, LSI
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Idan Alrod, Director Research, SanDisk
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Andy Walls, Distinguished Engineer, IBM
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Marty Czekalski, Interface and Emerging Architecture Program Manager, Seagate Technology
3:15-5:25pm
Forum C-12: SSD Technology (SSDs Track)
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William Radke, Senior Director Architecture, Skyera
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Jared Floyd, CTO, Permabit
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Moriyoshi Nakashima, President, Genusion
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Ulrich Hansen, Director Market Development, HGST
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Jung Yoon, Team Leader Memory Quality and Technology, IBM; Hillary Hunter, Systems Memory Strategist/Manager, IBM , and Gary Tressler, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM
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Riccardo Badalone, CEO, Diablo Technologies
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Knut Grimsrud, Director Storage Architecture/Intel Fellow, Intel
3:15-5:25pm
Forum D-12: Enterprise Storage Design (Enterprise Storage Track)
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Kirill Malkin, CTO, Starboard Storage
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William Radke, Senior Director Architecture, Skyera
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Doug Dumitru, CTO, EasyCo
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Andy Mills, CEO, Enmotus
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Walter Amsler, Senior Director, HDS
3:15-4:25PM
OPEN Session 103-A: Flash Security Like You Mean It (Security Track)
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Monty Forehand, Development Engineering Director, Seagate Technology
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Wei-Ti Liu, President, LucidPort
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Patrick Warley, Head of R&D, Integral Memory
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Duane Linsenbardt, Executive Director Systems Engineering, SPYRUS
3:15-4:25PM
OPEN Session 103-B: Improving Flash Performance (Applications Track)
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Anil Gupta, Technical Executive, Winbond Electronics
3:15-4:25PM
OPEN Session 103-C: Enterprise SSDs: Who's Adopting Them and Why? (Marketing Track)
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Frank Berry, President, IT Brand Pulse
4:35-5:45pm
OPEN Session 104A: What, Me Worry? Is Flash Security an Issue? (Security Track)
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Manuel Offenberg, Principal Engineer - Security Enginnering, Seagate Technology
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Michael Willett, Storage Security Strategist, Samsung
4:35-5:45pm
OPEN Session 104-B: Innovation in Flash Memory (Applications Track)
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Currie Munce, VP  Research, HGST
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Philip Wong, Professor, Stanford University
4:35-5:45pm
OPEN Session 104-C: Solid State Storage is an Investment, Not a Cost (Applications Track)
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Currie Munce, VP  Research, HGST
4:35-5:45pm
Session 104-D: Standards (Standards Track)
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Mike James, Director Engineering, SanDisk
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Mark Jones, Director Technical Marketing / President, Emulex
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Paul Wassenberg, Director of Product Marketing, Marvell Semiconductor
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Steven Wells, Principal Engineer, Intel
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Eric Huang, Product Marketing Manager, Synopsys
6:00-7:00pm
OPEN Plenary Session: Flash Below 20 nm: What is Coming and When?
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Gill Lee, Principal Member Technical Staff, Applied Materials
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Mark Webb, Independent Consultant
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Chuck Dennison, Senior Director NAND Process Integration, Micron
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Saied Tehrani, CTO, Spansion
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Myoungkwan Cho, Research Fellow/VP Device Engineering, SK hynix
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Ritu Shrivastava, VP Technology Development, SanDisk
Wednesday, August 14th
8:30-10:50am
Forum A-21: Advances in SCSI: Addressing Today's Flash Solutions (Standards Track)
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David Allen, Director Storage Business Development, PMC-Sierra
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Joe Foster, ISS Storage Architect, HP
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Marty Czekalski, Interface and Emerging Architecture Program Manager, Seagate/STA
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Mike James, Director Engineering, SanDisk
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Greg McSorley, Technical Business Development Manager, Amphenol
8:30-10:50am
Forum D-21: Enterprise Caching (Enterprise Storage Track)
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Cameron Brett, Director Solutions Marketing, QLogic
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Andy Walls, Distinguished Engineer, IBM
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Allon Cohen, VP  Software and Solutions,, OCZ Technology
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Meenakshi Sundaram, Grad Student, UCSD
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David Nicholson, Chief Strategist, EMC
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Doug Rainbolt, VP Marketing, Alacritech
8:30-10:50am
Forum E-21: Controllers and Flash Technology Part 1: Extending Performance on 10nm-Class Flash (Hardware Track)
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Yan Li, Director Engineering, SanDisk
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Stanley Huang, Product Marketing Manager, Silicon Motion
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Terry Grunzke, Senior Applications Engineer, Micron Technology
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Conor Ryan, VP Software, NVMdurance
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Sunghoon Cho, SK hynix
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Steve Hetzler, Fellow, IBM
8:30-9:40am
OPEN Session 201-A: Data Recovery of SSDs (Data Recovery Track)
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Krishna Chander, Principal Analyst, Chander Consulting
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Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering, DriveSavers
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Paul Pelzi, Systems Architect, Guidance Software
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David Blunden, Applications Engineer, Intel
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Troy Hegr, Data Recovery Technology Manager, Kroll OnTrack
8:30-9:40am
OPEN Session 201-B: SSDs and Big Data (SSDs Track)
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Bruce Moxon, Chief Solutions Architect, sTec
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KRS Murthy, CEO, I Cubed
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Data Center Deployment Issues
Tony Lavia, Independent Consultant
8:30-9:40am
OPEN Session 201-C: PCIe Power Budgets, Performance, and Deployment (Testing Track)
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Chuck Paridon, Performance Architect, HP
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Doug Rollins, Senior Applications Engineer, Micron
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Tony Roug, Industry Consultant
8:30-9:40am
Tutorial T-1: Universal Flash Storage: A New Standard for Mobile Devices (Tutorials Track)
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Scott Jacobson, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cadence and Perry Keller, Program Lead for Applications and Standards, Agilent
9:50-10:50am
OPEN Session 202-A: SSD Tips and Tricks (SSDs Track)
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Bruce Moxon, Chief Solutions Architect, sTec
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Sean Stead, SSD Technical Marketing, sTec
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George Crump, Lead Analyst, Storage Switzerland
9:50-10:50am
Session 202-C: SNIA Solid State Storage Performance Test Specification (Testing Track)
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Eden Kim, CEO, Calypso Testers
9:50-10:50am
Tutorial T-2: Creating Storage Class Persistent Memory with NVDIMM (Tutorials Track)
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Paul Sweere, VP Engineering, Viking Technology
11:00-11:30am
Keynote 4
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Robert Crooke, Corporate Vice President and General Manager - Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, Intel
11:30am-Noon
Keynote 5
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Ed Doller, Vice President and Chief Memory Systems Architect, Micron
2:00-2:30pm
Keynote 6
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John Scaramuzzo, President, SMART Storage
2:30-3:00pm
Keynote 7
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Rado Danilak, CEO, Skyera
3:10-5:30pm
Forum E-22: Controllers and Flash Technology, Part 2:  Decoding the Future (Hardware Track)
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Jeff Yang, Principal Engineer, Silicon Motion
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Nenad Miladinovic, Director System Architecture, Proton Digital Systems
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Niles Yang, Principal System Design Engineer, SanDisk
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Stephen Bates, Principal Engineer, PMC-Sierra
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Ravi Motwani, Error Control Coding / DSP Architect and Chong Ong, Engineering Manager, Intel
3:10-5:30pm
OPEN Forum G-22: Enterprise Applications, Part 2 (Enterprise Applications Track)
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Narayan Venkat, VP Product Management, Violin Memory
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David Nicholson, Chief Strategist, EMC Flash Products Division
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Tom Isakovich, CEO, Nimbus Data Systems
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John Hayes, Chief Architect, Pure Storage
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Priyadarshi Prasad, Senior Product Manager, HP and Pete Robinson, Storage Manager, ExactTarget
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Ritu Jyoti, VP Product Management, Kaminario
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John Shirley, Advanced Planning Manager, and Bob Fine, Director Product Marketing, Dell
3:10-5:30pm
Forum H-22: Flash and Cloud Computing (cont.) (Cloud Computing Track)
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Dave Wright, CEO, SolidFire
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Rich Fetik, CEO, Data Confidental
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Kevin Kilbuck, Marketing Director, Micron
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David Floyer, CTO / Co-Founder, Wikibon
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Rob Commins, VP Marketing, Tegile Systems
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George Crump, Lead Analyst, Storage Switzerland
3:10-4:15pm
OPEN Session 203-A: RRAM (New TechnologiesTrack)
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Hagop Nazarian, VP Engineering, Crossbar
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Kelichi Tsutsui, Senior Manager Advanced Memory Systems, Sony
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Wei Zhiqiang, Member Technical Staff, Panasonic
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Suock Chung, Principal Research Engineer, SK hynix
3:10-4:15pm
Session 203-B: Revolutionizing Application Development Using NVM Storage Software (Software Track)
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Kevin O'Brien, Managing Editor, Storage Review
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Andy Rudoff, Enterprise Storage Architect, Intel
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Nisha Talagala, Lead Architect, Fusion-io
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Jim Pinkerton, Partner Architect, Microsoft
3:10-4:15pm
OPEN Session 203-C: SSD Testing Challenges, Part 2 (Testing Track)
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Jeff Kendziorski, Technical Business Development Director, Integra Technologies
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Eric Kushnick, R&D Manager, Advantest
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Joseph Chen, VP Engineering, ULINK Technology
3:10-4:15pm
Tutorial T-3: Managing Data in Flash Memory: A Look Inside (Tutorials Track)
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Wanmo Wong, Director of Software for NAND Development, Micron
4:30-5:30pm
OPEN Session 204-A: MRAM (New Technologies Track)
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Steffen Hellmold, VP Marketing,, Everspin Technologies
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Hamid Haidari, Senior Director WW Sales, Avalanche Technology
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Bertrand Cambou, Executive Chairman, Crocus Techology
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David McIntyre, Manager Computer / Storage Business Unit, Altera
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Stephen Bates, Principal Engineer, PMC-Sierra
4:30-5:30pm
OPEN Session 204-B: VC Forum (General Track)
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Moderator: Bob Witkow, Westwood Marketing
4:30-5:30pm
OPEN Session 204-C: Embedded Applications (Testing Track)
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K.S. Pua, CEO, Phison
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C.C. Wu, R&D Director, Innodisk
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Ralph Thomson, Director Field Applications Engineering, Greenliant Systems
4:30-5:30pm
Tutorial T-4: SNIA NVM Programming Model: Optimizing Software for Flash (Tutorials Track)
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Paul von Behren, Software Architect, Intel
7:00-9:30pm
OPEN - Special IEEE SCV PACE Tutorial: LDPC Decoding: VLSI Architectures and Implementations
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Ned Varnica, Senior Researcher, Marvell
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Kiran Gunnam, Senior Hardware Engineer, NVIDIA
Thursday, August 15th
8:30-10:50am
Forum D-31: Client Caching (Enterprise Storage Track)
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Dale Juenemann, Storage Architect, Intel
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George Crump, Lead Analyst, Storage Switzerland
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Mohit Bhatnagar, Senior Director Flash Solutions, NetApp
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Lenny Sharp, Director Product Marketng Mobile, HGST
8:30-10:50am
Forum G-31: Application Acceleration with SSDs (Enterprise Applications Track)
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Nisha Talagala, Lead Architect, Fusion-io
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Gurmeet Goindi, Principal Product Manager, Oracle
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Brian O'Krafka, Chief Architect / Fellow, SanDIsk
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Brian Bulkowski, CTO, Aerospike
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Rich Petersen, Director Software Markeitng, SanDisk
8:30-10:50am
Forum I-31: PCIe Storage (PCIe Storage Track)
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Jeff Sosa, Senior Director Product Management, Virident
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Isaac Livny, Field Application Engineer, Teledyne LeCroy
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John Carroll, Storage Architect, Intel
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Bob Weisickle, CEO, OakGate Technology
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Tien Pham, SSD Applications Manager, Advantest
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Nisha Talagala, Lead Architect, Fusion-io
8:30-9:40am
Session 301-A: Flash Controller Desgin Options (Hardware Track)
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Hooman Parizi, VP Design Engineering, Proton Digital
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Yue Li, PhD Student, Texas A&M University
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Ryan Gabrys, PhD Candidate, UCLA
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HakJune Oh, Director Product Development, Mosaid
8:30-9:40am
Session 301-B: SSDs, Part 1 (SSDs Track)
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Alex Vainberg, Director Product Marketing TI
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Arnold Naito, Senior FAE Team Leader, Murata
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Matt Pujol, Senior Product Manager, HDS
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Amit Saxena, VP Engineering, Mobiveil
8:30-9:40am
OPEN Session 301-C: Life Beyond Flash: New Non-Volatile Memory Technologies (Enterprise Storage Track)
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Chung Lam, Distinguished Engineer/Manager, IBM TJ Watson Research Center
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Ishai Naveh, VP Marketing/Business Development, Adesto Technologies
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Dave Eggleston, Principal, Intuitive Cognition Consulting Group
9:50-10:50am
Session 302-B: SSDs, Part 2 (SSDs Track)
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Jaffray Hsieh, Senior Director Business Development, ATP
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Patrick Allaire, Senior Product Marketing Manager, HDS
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Robert Loke, Technologist, TI
11:00-11:30am
OPEN - Keynote 8
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Kushagra Vaid, General Manager Server Hardware Engineering
11:30am-Noon
OPEN - Keynote 9
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Greg Huff, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, LSI
2:00-2:30pm
OPEN - Keynote 10
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Scott Dietzen, CEO, Pure Storage
2:30-3:00pm
OPEN - Keynote 11
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Don Basile, CEO, Violin Memory
3:10-4:25pm
Session 303-A: Data Compression for Solid State Storage (Enterprise StorageTrack)
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John Fryar, Principal Partner, Credence Technology Partners
3:10-4:25pm
Session 303-B: PCI Express and Enterprise SSDs: Getting the Details Right (PCIe Storage Track)
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Dennis Martin, President, Demartek
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Swapna Yasarapu, Director SSD Technical Marketing, sTec
3:10-4:25pm
OPEN Session 303-C: Making Your Software Get the Most out of Flash Memory (Enterprise Applications Track)
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Cameron Brett, DIrector Solutions Marketing, QLogic
3:10-4:25pm
OPEN Session 303-D: Market Research (Marketing Track)
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Jim Handy, Director and Chief Analyst, Objective Analysis
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Jim Handy, Director and Chief Analyst, Objective Analysis
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John Chen, Senior Director, TrendFocus
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Greg Wong, President, Forward Insights
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Jeff Janukowicz, Research Manager Solid State Drives, IDC
3:10-4:25pm
OPEN Session 303-E: What Will It Take to Live in a Disk-Free World (Consumer Track)
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Prakash Talawar, Business Development Manager, Plextor
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Charlie Babcock, Editor-at-Large, Plexto
4:40-6:00pm
OPEN Session 304-A: Closing Panel on Top Ten Things You Need to Know about Flash Memory Today (Overview Track)
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Andy Marken, President, Marken Communications
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Denis Vilfort, Senior Director Product Marketing, EMC
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Kevin Kilbuck, Marketing Director, Micron Technology
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Lee Caswell, VP  Product Marketing, Fusion-io
4:40-6:00pm
OPEN Session 304-B: Software (Software Track)
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Amit Bothra, VP NAS Technologies, and Arvind Pruthi, Skyera
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Kevin Brown, CEO, Coraid
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Thom Denholm, Technical Product Manager, Datalight
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Hakan Soderbom, Director Alliances, DataCore Software
4:40-6:00pm
OPEN Session 304-C: Building an All Flash Server (Hardware Track)
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Doug Rollins, Senior Applications Engineer, Micron Technology