HDS Federal Partner Connect 2016 Schedule

HDS Federal Shows Partner Appreciation

The Hitachi Data Systems Federal Partner Summit 2016 invitation-only summit provides HDS Federal with a way for us to say thank you to our partners. Please find the schedule below.

About Partner Connect



Resort Entrance

When you arrive at the resort security gate, advise the guard you are an attendee of the “Hitachi Data Systems Federal Partner Summit.” 


Date and Time




Wednesday, May 11






3:00 – 5:30 p.m.  


Resort Lobby

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

Burwell Plantation Deck

6:30 – 10:00 p.m.


Plantation Room




Thursday, May 12






8:00 – 9:00 a.m.



9:00 – 9:30 a.m.


  • Mike Tanner, President & CEO, HDS Federal

Tazewell Room

9:30 – 10:15 a.m.

NFL Enhanced Perimeter Security Solution

  • Chris Theon, Principal Solutions Consultant, HDS Federal

Tazewell Room

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.



10:30 – 11:15 a.m

HDS Federal Solution Overview 

  • Jason Hardy, Systems Engineer, HDS Federal

Tazewell Room

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Brocade and HDS Federal Partnership

  • David Estrella, Territory Manager, Brocade

Tazewell Room

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Boxed Lunch

Tazewell Room

12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Golf or Spa Treatment

River Course or Kingsmill Spa

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Free Time


6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

James River Terrace

7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Dinner with comedian Paul Miller

Ballroom D




Friday, May 13






8:00 – 9:00 a.m.  



9:00 – 9:05 a.m.


  • Mike Tanner, President & CEO, HDS Federal

Tazewell Room

9:05 – 9:45 a.m.

Pentaho and Social Innovation  

  • Brian Houston

Tazewell Room

9:45 - 10:15 a.m.

Veritas and the power of Information

Tazewell Room

10:15 - 10:45 a.m

Utlizing the Avnet Distribution Channel 

  • Pete Rzonca, President, Avnet Government Solutions

Tazewell Room

10:45 - 11:00 a.m


  • Mike Tanner

Tazewell Room

11:00 a.m


Resort Lobby

Complimentary beverage service will run throughout the presentations.
+In case of inclement weather, reception will be moved to the Plantation room.

Internet Access

Complimentary wireless internet access is available throughout the resort center and in overnight rooms. No password needed, just accept the terms and conditions. 

Golf Package

Shotgun start will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 for all summit attendees. In addition, Kingsmill offers men’s and women’s Taylormade golf sets to rent: $65 for rentals, to include a complimentary six-pack of Taylormade golf balls, $15 for rental shoes. 

Spa Package

Spa appointments will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 in the Kingsmill Spa. The spa offers a variety of teas, along with granola bars and orange water prior to, during and after your treatment. 

Check-out and Departure

Check-out for the summit is at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 13 for all attendees who have not extended their stay. Prior to joining us for breakfast on Friday, we ask that you check out at the front desk. Luggage may be stored in the Bellman’s closet at the front of the resort circle prior to your departure or in your car, as you see fit. 

Register Today to Confirm Your Space!