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  • Minister Pat Breen TD to deliver keynote address at DataCentres Ireland
  • Conference Programme 2017 has been Released
10:10 - 11:30

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Chair

10:15 - 10:40

What’s Happening in the Regions

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Topics addressed include:

  • Data Centre as a driver for regional Growth

Speaker

  • Shane Nolan Head, IDA Consumer, Content & Business Services Division - IDA
10:40 - 11:05

Panel Discussion – Why Datacentres Should be Recognised as the 4th Utility

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Chair

  • Mark Acton Critical Services Director - CBRE Data Centre Solutions

Panellists

  • Maurice Mortell Managing Director for Ireland and Emerging Markets - Executive Committee, Host in Ireland
  • Garry Connolly Founder and President of Host in Ireland - Co-chair of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness Coalition
  • Steve Hone Co-founder - Data Centre Alliance
  • View full profile for Dale WhiteDale White Business Development - Manx Telecoms
11:05 - 11:30

Financing the Datacentres Development

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Speaker

  • Jonas Caino Sales Director & Country Manager, UK and Ireland - Etix Everywhere
11:25 - 12:45

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Chair

11:30 - 12:00

The Future Challenges of the Digital Infrastructure Industry

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Andrew Stevens highlights some future challenges that the digital infrastructure industry will face, along with some alarming facts and figures in addition to steps we can all take to help bridge the skills shortage gap.

Speaker

12:00 - 12:45

Panel Discussion – Resourcing Growth – Qualified People is this Ireland’s Weakest Link?

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Topics addressed include:

• What can we do to encourage more Engineers into Business
• Government Initiatives
• Mentoring
• Changing Perceptions - Engineer is title to be proud of
• Woman In Science and Engineering
• Recruiting from Overseas & Brexit

Chair

Panellists

  • Tommy Fitzpatrick Business Unit Director - CBRE Data Centre Solutions, Executive Committee, Host in Ireland
  • Tanya Duncan Managing Director - Interxion Ireland Limited, Executive Committee, Host in Ireland
  • Andrew Stevens CEO - CNet Training
  • View full profile for David MulliganDavid Mulligan Head of Department of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering - IT Sligo
12:45 - 13:50

Exhibition Viewing – Lunch

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13:50 - 14:15

Post Brexit and Your Data

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Speaker

  • Emma Fryer Associate Director - Cloud and Data - techUK
14:15 - 15:30

GDPR Conference – Sponsored by the GDPR Awareness Coalition

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14.15 - 14.20 Welcome and Introduction

14:20 - 14:40

GDPR – What is it and What Does it Mean for Your Business?

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Speaker

  • Aoife Sexton Co-founder /Director - FRONTIER privacy - Principal at the law firm, Tech Law Services & Ambassador for the GDPR Awareness Coalition
14:40 - 15:00

GDPR & Securing Your Data From Cyber Attack

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Speaker

15:00 - 15:20

GDPR Compliance – What are the implications to you? Your Staff? Your Practices?

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Speaker

  • Linda Hynes Head of Employment & Data Protection - Leman Solicitors
15:20 - 15:40

GDPR & Brexit Panel Discussion and Audience Q & A

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Panellists

  • Aoife Sexton Co-founder /Director - FRONTIER privacy - Principal at the law firm, Tech Law Services & Ambassador for the GDPR Awareness Coalition
  • Michael Conway Director Cyber Security - Renaissance
  • Emma Fryer Associate Director - Cloud and Data - techUK
  • Linda Hynes Head of Employment & Data Protection - Leman Solicitors