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  • I thought Dublin was great. And, maybe more importantly, getting better each year! Simon Allen Director Infrastructure Masons
  • Full Conference Programme for 2018 Now available online

Strategy Stream

10:00 - 11:30

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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: Ireland in the International Community

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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 – Overview and Future Developments

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Speaker

10:50 - 11:10

5G Communications as a Service – What this means for Ireland and the Datacentre Sector

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Speakers TBC

11:10 - 11:30

A Fireside Chat – The Current and Future Needs of an OTT Content Provider

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Speaker

  • Fergus Innes Managing Director - Ireland-France Subsea Cable
11:30 - 12:15

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

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Three Ireland (TBC)

Moderator

Panellists

  • Fergus Innes Managing Director - Ireland-France Subsea Cable
  • Kevin Foley Chief Financial Officer - Aqua Comms
  • Shane Nolan Senior Vice President - Tech, Consumer & Business Services, IDA
  • Tanya Duncan Managing Director - Interxion Ireland Limited, Executive Committee, Host in Ireland
12:15 - 12:35

Why will Colo Data Centres in Cities Be Disrupted by the Re-Architecting of Telephone Exchanges (Central Offices) to Open Source Cloud Data Centres ?

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Speaker

12:35 - 13:30

Exhibition Viewing

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13:30 - 14:00

Panel Discussion: Infrastructure Masons

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Panellists TBC

Moderator

  • Simon Allen Executive Director - Infrastructure Masons
14:00 - 16:30

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Chair

14:00 - 14:20

Power Distribution – Dublin & the Regions

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Speaker

  • John Fitzgerald Director, Grid Development & Interconnection - Eirgrid Group
14:20 - 14:40

Prioritising DataCentre Access to Power or Supporting & Facilitating Data Centres with Secure & Reliable Power

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Speaker TBA, ESB Networks

14:40 - 15:00

Energy and Ireland’s Data Hosting Industry 2018 Update

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Speaker

15:00 - 15:20

PPA’s as a Way of Delivering More Sustainable Energy to DataCentres

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Speaker

15:20 - 15:40

Delivering Ongoing Green and Sustainable Energy

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Speaker

  • View full profile for Sean CrowleySean Crowley Large Industrial & Commercial Sales Engineer - Gas Networks Ireland
15:40 - 16:00

A Breath of Fresh Air – Wind Energy Growth and Development for DataCentres

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Speaker

16:00 - 16:30

Panel Discussion – Renewable Energy and DataCentres

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Panelist ESB Representative TBA

Moderator

Panellists

16:30 - 17:00

Panel Discussion –  Colocation in Ireland

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  • Edge Vs Core
  • Services
  • Expansion

Moderator

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

Panellists

  • Valerie Walsh Vice President - Digital Realty, Executive Council member Host in Ireland
  • 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
  • Brian Roe Commercial Director - Servecentric Ltd
  • Jerry Sweeney Managing Director - CloudCIX
  • Paul Besley General Manager - 5NINES Ireland
17:15 - 19:00

DataCentres Ireland – Networking Drinks Reception in the Exhibition Hall

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