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  • Minister Pat Breen TD to deliver keynote address at DataCentres Ireland
  • Conference Programme 2017 has been Released
09:55 - 11:30

Overview and Future Developments

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Chair

  • Garry Connolly Founder and President of Host in Ireland - Co-chair of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness Coalition
10:00 - 10:30

Setting the Scene – Global Growth in Data Generation – Opportunity for Ireland

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Speaker

  • Garry Connolly Founder and President of Host in Ireland - Co-chair of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness Coalition
10:30 - 10:50

International Connectivity

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Topics addressed Include:

Overview and future international developments

Speaker TBC

10:50 - 11:10

The New Transatlantic Submarine Cable that Brings Dedicated and Direct Connectivity from Dublin to Central New York.

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Speaker

  • Jol Paling Managing Director of Subsea Networks and Advisor to the Senior Leadership Team at Aqua Comms
11:10 - 11:30

Ireland’s Regional Connectivity – How Open Access Networks Can Drive Regional Development

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Speaker

11:30 - 12:15

Panel Discussion – What are the opportunities for Ireland – Internationally/Regionally

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Chair

Panellists

  • Conal Henry CEO - enet
  • Jol Paling Managing Director of Subsea Networks and Advisor to the Senior Leadership Team at Aqua Comms
  • Barry Rhodes Chief Executive - INEX (Internet Neutral Exchange Association Limited), Executive Committee, Host in Ireland
  • Shane Nolan Head, IDA Consumer, Content & Business Services Division - IDA
  • Fergus Innes Managing Director - Ireland-France Subsea Cable
12:15 - 13:30

Exhibition Viewing – Lunch

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13:30 - 14:00

Keynote Address – Securing Ireland’s Place in a Digital World

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Speaker

  • Minister Pat Breen TD Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection
13:55 - 15:25

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Chair

14:00 - 14:20

Renewable & Energy and the Irish Market

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Speaker

14:20 - 14:40

Power Distribution – Dublin & the Regions

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Speaker

14:40 - 15:25

Panel Discussion – “Issues Affecting Datacentres and Other Large Energy Users in Ireland”

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Topics addressed Include:

  • Green supply/Renewables
  • I-SEM (Integrated Single Energy Market) in a post Brexit landscape
  • Power capacity in Ireland and New Hyper Scale datacentres
  • Sustainability - Could Joined up thinking drive greater efficiencies in DC’s

Chair

Panellists

15:25 - 15:55

The 4th Industrial Revolution and Data Center Power

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To address:

  • Power challenges and changes
  • Intelligent data needs intelligent power

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Speaker

  • Arto Lind Sales Manager Europe, Datacenter Automation & Solutions - ABB
16:15 - 16:45

Panel Discussion –  Colocation in Ireland

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Topics addressed Include:

  • Edge Vs Core
  • Services
  • Expansion

Chair

  • Garry Connolly Founder and President of Host in Ireland - Co-chair of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness Coalition

Panellists

  • Gary Watson General Manager for Ireland - Keppel Data Centres, Executive Committee, Host in Ireland
  • Tanya Duncan Managing Director - Interxion Ireland Limited, Executive Committee, Host in Ireland
  • Jerry Sweeney MD - Cork Internet Exchange, Executive Committee, Host in Ireland
  • Paul Besley General Manager - 5NINES Ireland
  • Brian Roe Commercial Director - Servecentric Ltd
17:15 - 19:00

DATACENTRES Ireland – Networking Drinks Reception in the Exhibition Hall

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