Measuring Your Energy Efficiency

Hosted by The Forum's IT Greening Committee

Session Overview:

The energy use of IT equipment is not only a constant concern when trying to keep the equipment running on a day-to-day basis but is a major issue in satisfying sustainability demands. Presenters will address the following questions:

  • What aspects of electric use should you pay attention to?
  • What can you do to make things better?
  • How can you measure the impact of your changes?
  • What about costs?

This program has been developed for IT managers, facilities managers, data center managers, infrastructure technicians and desktop support managers. Anyone interested in learning more about energy efficiency is welcome to attend.

Agenda and Presentations:

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8:30 am

9:00 am
Peter Hilton, Assistant Director for Operations Services, NYS Office of the State Comptroller and IT Greening Committee Co-Chair
9:15 am
Energy Basics
Christopher Reberger, Cisco Systems

Christopher Reberger has substantial experience in economic analysis and has undertaken numerous studies for the public and private sectors quantifying both economic and environmental opportunities.

In addition, Christopher has applied advanced quantitative and statistical methods to business issues, including market analyses and assessing large scale public sector investments. Much of this work was undertaken for investment banks considering debt placements in new markets.

Prior to PA, Christopher worked as a software engineer and management consultant in Australia, Sweden and the Netherlands.

Christopher has degrees in Electrical Engineering, Business and Public Administration from the University of New South Wales and Harvard University. Christopher is based out of the New York office.

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10:00 am
Benchmarking best practices and money
Lynda Pak, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Lynda Pak is a Director in Deloitte Consulting LLP's Technology Integration practice based in New York. Ms. Pak leads Deloitte Consulting LLP's capabilities on a national basis around Green IT, which balances People, Process, and Technology, and drives to enhance the "green CIO" role, as the catalyst who can jumpstart an organization's Sustainability program.

Ms. Pak has served clients in the public sector, financial services, consumer products, and manufacturing industries to deliver complex technology solutions, including IT strategy and planning, IT cost reduction and organization design, and ERP implementations.

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10:45 am

11:00 am
Web Enabled Advanced Metering (WEAMS)
Michael Rooney, Energy Conservation Technical Specialist, NYS Office of General Services

Mike Rooney holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Business Management from Empire State College. He is currently an Energy Conservation Technical Specialist at the NYS Office of General Services (OGS). He has been employed by OGS for 28 years and has worked for Utilities Management encompassing a wide range of building management experience. The majority of Mr. Rooney's experience has been gained by working at the Empire State Plaza, State Campus Office buildings and Sheridan Avenue Steam Plant.

For almost one full year in his current title, Mike has gained a great deal of knowledge analyzing and monitoring OGS's energy usage with a sophisticated smart metering system (WEAM). He is currently involved with overseeing energy related projects for OGS and has multiply years in the supervision, maintenance and operation of power plants, including Sub Stations and emergency generating facilities. Mike has been involved in planning, coordinating and implementing all facets of multilayered projects, was once a supervisor of the High Voltage crew and has supervised several Per-Diem electricians as well as several various labor trade contract employees throughout his career with OGS.

Mike is proud to have become a volunteer A - fire fighter with the Delmar Fire Department and is a member of the Building & Grounds Committee for his local Parish. He is a certified asbestos supervisor handler and Hazmat Technician as well as a certified CFC handler in type one, three and universal refrigerants. Mike is a member of The NYS Forum IT Greening Committee and has served on NYSERDA's 2008 Technical Planning Panel.

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Anthony Jackson, Lucille Maud

Having served in the United States Military and Corporate America for over 20 years, Tony now works at LMC, a HUB Zone Certified, IT Systems Integrator, where he is the General Manager of the Trenton, NJ Division.

Tony joined LMC in an effort to help organizations migrate to a "Green Technology" platform by helping with strategy development through and execution leadership platform.

Tony is also President and Co-Founder of Southern Shaolin Academy, a Kung-Fu School located in Ewing, NJ.

Tony received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (Energy Systems) from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY. Tony has also completed various Executive Leadership Develop Courses to include the course sponsored by the London Business School.

As an Officer in the United States Army, Tony served as an Airborne Ranger Infantryman with distinction while deployed to the 1st Gulf War, the Somalia Conflict, Honduras, Panama, Egypt, & Israel, receiving numerous awards & citations while attached to the 10th Mountain Division.

Tony's professional career has led him to work at several prominent organizations including his last assignment as the Vice-President of Branded Pharmaceuticals at AmerisourceBergen where he managed over 40 Billion dollars in contracted spend. AmerisourceBergen, NYSE: ABC is currently ranked 22 on the Fortune 500 business list. His other assignments also included: Nestle Beverage Company; The Dial Corporation; Givaudan Roure; & Roche Pharmaceuticals. Tony also owned a software development company, specializing in inventory management, before the software was acquired by LMC.

Tony is currently on the Supply Chain Management Steering Committee at Rutgers University, helping to bring the best in-class business practices to the students, faculty, & business sponsors of Rutgers' Supply-Chain Academic Programs. Tony has also spoken at numerous Industry-related forums and engages in motivational speaking opportunities.

Tony has completed his first book called "Decisive Leadership" - The Vision to See Beyond (How one person can change a corporation). The book is now at a Publisher being edited. The book is an example of his passion for inspiring leaders to become better leaders. "Decisive Leadership" is designed to help leaders reach a point of balance between their responsibilities to "Corporate America" and the obligations one has to themselves by "Discovering the Way from Within".

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Time & Place:

  • Thursday, November 13, 2008
  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (8:30 Check-in/Registration)
  • Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany, NY