Conference agenda

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Registration, breakfast coffee, exhibition, networking & 1-1 meetings




Plenary panel:  End-user perspective: Digital transformation, sustainability and defining the “next normal”

  • How can enterprises responsibly incorporate carbon-conscious digital tools and practices in their digital transformation journey?

  • What demands will there be on the data center and cloud infrastructure?

  • What demands will enterprises demand from their IT sourcing partners?

  • How can enterprises keep resiliency whilst navigating sustainability in an increasingly hybrid world?

Moderator: Henrik Hansen, CEO, Danish Data Center Industry


Morten Holm Christiansen, CIO, Haldor Topsøe

Susanne Schustin, CIO, Blue Water Shipping

Jens Noack-Skærbæk, CIO, ALK-Abelló


Fireside talks introduction: Sustainability at 175 zettabytes: The cloud as a sustainable ally in the race to net-zero

Susanna Kass, InfraPrime/ Stanford University Energy Fellow


Keynote: Data Driven Sustainability Transformation

Margaret O’Toole, EMEA Sustainability, AWS


Keynote: GDC: Global Data Center Pioneer Journey to A Carbon Free Future

Fabien Vieau, Regional Director - Data Center, Energy & Sustainability, EMEA, Google


Keynote: How Sustainable Datacenter Innovations can help lead to a Carbon Free Future

Sean James, Director of Energy Research, Microsoft


Coffee break, exhibition, networking & 1-1 meetings


Tech talk: Building and operating data centers for a sustainable tomorrow

Søren Schrøder, Country Sales Director, IT Division, Schneider Electric


Tech talk: Trends in data center electrification to improve sustainability

Danel Turk, Data Center Portfolio Manager, ABB


Tech talk: Maximum utilization of the energy supplied to data centers

Per Ronald Jørgensen, Sales Engineer, DataCenterGruppen


Tech talk: Power-as-a-service for data centers

Morten Trillingsgaard,  Business Development Manager, Vattenfall


Tech talk: Sustainable energy management that makes a difference is complex and requires focused innovation

Henrik Børling, Business Development Director, Huawei 


Lunch break,  exhibition, networking & 1-1 meetings


Tech Talk: The sustainable data center of the future 

Kurt Vahlun Sørensen, Managing Director, Coromatic A/S


Tech Talk: “EC+”  world’s` most energy efficient cooling solution for data centers

Speakers: Daniel Wiesenfeller, Global Key Accounts,  Danfoss & John Jørgensen, Director, Global Sales, Novenco Building & Industry


Keynote: Future of data center energy demand- trends and challenges in global data center energy use and why efficiency gains are not enough

Eric Masanet, Head, Industrial Sustainability Analysis Lab, Institute for Sustainability & Energy, UC Santa Barbara


Plenary panel: The big “power” debate; keeping up with next generation IT infrastructure

  • What is the future energy consumption look like?

  • What impact will cloud, 5g and the “Internet of Sense” (virtual reality) have on energy demand in the next 5 years given the absorption during the pandemic?

  • How can we ensure sustainability and energy efficiency of the electrification of our society? what does it mean for sustainability and renewable energy sourcing?

  • Renewable energy and the decarbonising of the grid vs. fossil fuel drivers?

  • Standardised metrics on emissions?

Moderator: Tomas Rahkonen, Research Director, Uptime Institute


George Kamiya, Digital/Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency

Jesper Koch, Analysechef, Danish District Heating

Peder Bank, Managing Director, Nordics, Interxion, A Digital Realty Company

Luke Davies, Head of Strategy, GlobalConnect A/S


Keynote: Green IT procurement in the public sector and the demands on data centers

Frederik Nøhr Brünner, Special Consultant, Danish Agency for Digitisation 


Plenary panel: How is speed-to-market transforming sustainable data center design and construction globally?

Moderator: Thomas Volder, Chairman, Danish Data Center Industry

Amy Daniell, Senior Director - Hyperscale Design & Build, NTT Global Data Centers

Brian Conroy, Group Technical Director, Moy

Stephen Griffin,  Director, Arup

Rasmus Brandt, Associate Project Director, Data Centers & Industry, COWI


Networking drinks


End of conference


Data Centers Denmark

17 May 2022  Mariott Copenhagen

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