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Strategy Stream

22 November

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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Speaker

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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11:30 - 12:15

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

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Chair

  • Diane Hodnett Independent Consultant & Advisory Council - Host in Ireland

Panellists

  • Conal Henry CEO - enet
  • Jol Paling Managing Director of Subsea Networks and Advisor to the Senior Leadership Team at Aqua Comms
  • Doug Cunningham CEO - Ireland-France Subsea Cable Ltd
  • 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
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
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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Panellists

15:25 - 15:55

The 4th Industrial Revolution and Data Center 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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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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23 November

10:10 - 11:30

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Chair

10:15 - 10:40

What’s Happening in the Regions

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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 Cairo 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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Speaker

12:00 - 12:45

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

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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
  • Úna Parsons Head of 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
14:20 - 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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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