1st Meeting of the Legacy Data Center Committee

Hosted by

Bank of America

1455 Market Street, San Francisco

Friday April 7, 2006 from 8:30 AM to Noon

“Business Success through Excellence in

Project Management”

(Better, Cheaper, Faster and Safer Projects)

Dear Members and Guests of the Critical Facilities Roundtable,

Please accept this invitation to the 1st Meeting of the Legacy Data Center Committee of the Critical Facilities Roundtable.  Our meeting will be hosted by Jack Montanaro of Jones Lang LaSalle and the Bank of America.  


Our speakers will discuss “Excellence in Project Management”.  We will address the first and most important steps in assessing and improving the condition of your legacy data center ... criteria development and project planning. 



DATE & TIME:               Friday, April 7, 2006 from 8:30 AM to Noon


LOCATION:                   Bank of America 1455 Market Street in San Francisco


Please arrive 20 minutes prior to the meeting, as you will be escorted to the meeting room once you have been issued a visitor’s pass.



8:30     Coffee, Juice and Breakfast Snacks … Many thanks to Jack Montanaro and the Bank of America for providing today’s facilities and refreshments. 

9:00     Welcome to Bank of America              Jack Montanaro, Sr. Property Manager


9:10    CFRT Business and News ,                 Bruce Myatt, PE and Charles Krieger, PE                                     Summary of recent CFRT activities

9: 15    
"Overview of Legacy Data Center Survey",
Horst Pfendt, CFRT Founder, has over 30 years of Global Data Center Design, Construction, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance experience.


Horst will address how to best establish complete and effective criteria for the assessment of your critical facilities.  He will answer questions about how to deal with inaccurate as-built drawings and faulty change management records, how to weight and prioritize discipline-specific criteria, how to measure each criterion in a meaningful way, and how to collect all of the resources needed to end up with a holistic solution. 


10:15    Break and CFRT Networking with Other Data Center Operators
10:30    "Business Success through Excellence in Project Management", 
Dr. Nick J. Lavingia, P.E. has over 30 years of Global Project Management, Consulting and Training experience in the Chemical, Petroleum and Air Pollution Control industry.  As a Project Management Consultant at Chevron, he provides Consultation and Training to Project Professionals worldwide. 


Nick will address the importance of planning the assessment and improvement project from the beginning, how to establish

and control project parameters from one phase of a project to the next, and how to deal with unknowns that effect project scope, schedule, and budget.


11:45    Announcements, Events & Close          Bruce Myatt, PE and Charles Krieger, PE                           
12:00    Data Center Tour - Jack will arrange a tour of the Bank of America San Francisco Data Center facility for all who are interested.  Photo identification is required.


1:00      Adjournment


Join your friends & colleagues for a no host lunch at Bank of America’s cafeteria or at one of the many fascinating restaurants in the neighborhood. 


Please RSVP by email to or


Directions:   1455 Market Street is one building to the west of Van Ness on the south side of Market Street in downtown San Francisco.  Enter and immediately walk to left to security window.

BART, take BART to Powell Street station and transfer to Muni west bound to the Van Ness station, exit to south. 

DRIVE, take 101 to the Golden Gate/ Van Ness off ramp, turn right to Van Ness/ Market controlled intersection, and park near the intersection.  Walk to 1455 Market Street.  Parking is difficult and the Bank maintains no lot there where we can access. 


We look forward to seeing you at this event.  And, thank you again for your support of the CFRT.