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CAPRE’s Ireland and Emerging European Markets Data Centre Summit

Oct 5, 2017

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    Bernard Geoghegan

    Advisory Council Member, Host in Ireland

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    Frank Rey

    Director – Global Network Strategy, Microsoft

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    Val Walsh

    Vice President - Global Asset Management, Digital Realty

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    Rick Abrahamsson

    Regional Development Lead, Vattenfall AB

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    Bret Bonine

    Sr. Lab Administrator, Symantec

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    Andreas Carney

    Partner, Matheson

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    James Connaughton

    President & Chief Executive Officer, Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.

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    Garry Connolly

    Chairman at GconnTec & President Host in Ireland | Cochair of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness Co

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    Doug Cunningham

    CEO, Ireland-France Subsea Cable Ltd

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    John Curley

    General Manager – Ireland, Clarke Energy

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    Marcus Doran

    Vice President & General Manager, Rahi Systems Europe

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    Brendan Dervan

    Managing Director, Cundall Dublin

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    Kevin Foley

    CFO, Aqua Comms

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    Patrick Gallagher

    Senior Planner, Meath County Council

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    Ivan Habovcik

    ITD Director - Ireland, Schneider Electric

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    Einar Hansen

    Manager, Invest in Iceland

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    Nessan David Harpur

    IQI Balanced Intelligence

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    Ciaran Hyland

    Director of International Operations, Primary Integration

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    Fergus Innes

    Managing Director, IFSC

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    Jim Kerrigan

    Managing Principal & Founding Member, North American Data Centers

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    Eddie Kilbane

    CEO, DataPlex Ireland

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    David McAuley

    Founder & CEO, Bitpower

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    Maurice Mortell

    Managing Director Ireland and Emerging Markets, Equinix EMEA

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    Stephen Mulligan

    Enterprise Technology Consultant, Three

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    Shane Nolan

    SVP Technology, Consumer & Business Services, IDA Ireland

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    Jason O’Conaill

    Client Partner – International Markets, Infinity SDC Limited

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    William G. O’Connell

    Manager - Europe, Commscope

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    Noel O’Grady

    Senior Business Development Manager, Sungard AS

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    Joakim Petersen

    Boardmember, Danish Datacentre Industry | Market Director, COWI

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    Colm Piercy

    CEO / Founder, Chirisa Investments

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    Barry Rhodes

    Chief Executive, INEX

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    Joseph Rideout

    Global Account Manager - Data Centres, Siemens

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    Erik Rylander

    Head of Open Distric Heating and Stockholm Data Parks

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    Kim Schultz

    Special Advisor, Invest in Denmark

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    Jim Shanahan

    Head of Global Operations and European Business, Server Farm

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    Phill Lawson-Shanks

    Chief Innovation Officer, EdgeConneX

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    Jerry Sweeney

    Managing Director, Cork Internet Exchange

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    Robert Van Espelo

    Digital Director - EMEA, Oracle

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    Usman Wahid

    Partner, Technology & Outsourcing Lawyer, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

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    Gary Watson

    General Manager Ireland, Keppel DC REIT

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    James Wilman

    Chief Executive Officer, Future-tech

The Changing European Data Centre Landscape: Premier CAPRE Summit to Convene Active Developers, Investors, End-Users, Engineers to Discuss Consequences of Brexit, Apple in Ireland, GDPR and Continent-Wide Cloud Growth

Cloud vs Colo: 2018 and Beyond, Who Wins? How will IoT impact the data center industry? If you are active in the data center industry in Ireland, U.K., Amsterdam or emerging Western European markets, or looking to become more active, you will want to attend CAPRE’s Ireland and Emerging European Markets Data Centre Summit. This premier summit will be held on October 5 at The Westin Dublin and feature 30+ speakers who will offer comprehensive market analysis of the opportunities and challenges. 300+ are expected to attend, including all of the most active European developers, investors, capital sources, end-users, public sector executives, engineers and consultants. The summit will feature 8 hours of combined informational panels and networking. Participating end-users will represent the EU’s most active public-and-private sector end-user firms.

“If you are interested in data centers or technology infrastructure, there is no better platform than CAPRE’s regional events. ” — David Spiewak, Managing Principal, DJS Group LLC / Next Tier HD

CAPRE’s Second Annual Western European Data Centre Summit will feature an in-depth agenda of the most important industry trends and patterns:

  • In Europe, how has the growth of AWS and other cloud platforms impacted colocation?
  • What has been the impact of industry consolidation in Ireland, the U.K., The Netherlands, Germany and France?
  • How will the EU-directive, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) impact European data centre providers? How will the threat of fines impact providers, and what is their strategy?
  • Analysis of country and EU-specific rules relative to data sovereignty and security:  How are providers handling and encrypting data?
  • The growth of IoT in Europe vs. the Americas: The unique challenges and opportunities
  • The growth of AI and Driverless Cars: How will European operators and connectivity firms stand to benefit?
  • Lastly, how have Brexit and other nationalist movements impacted the European data centre industry?

 

Above: Engaging and expert speaking participating in CAPRE’s inaugural Western European Data Centre Summit, held on 20 July 2016, including: Host in Ireland, IDA, Server Farm and Interxion Ireland.

Beyond the Headlines: CAPRE’s Western European Data Centre Summit Expert speakers will discuss trends, patterns, opportunities and challenges, including:

  • What are the implications of new consolidators emerging in the data center arena?
  • What types of industry changes might we expect in 2017?
  • How will political changes around the globe impact the data center industry in 2017?
  • What are the new innovations relative to connectivity and data center design?
  • What is the global outlook in 2017 for data center investment and development?
  • Why is there such a huge valuation differential between the “haves” and “have nots” – i.e., scale, cash flow, strategic relevance?

 

Above: Greenberg Traurig’s Kemal Hawa interviews Facebook’s Dan Madrigal during CAPRE’s inaugural Western European Data Centre Summit in 2016.

2017 CAPRE Western European Data Centre Summit Schedule:

October 5, 2017; 8:00am-5:00pm

Full-Day Conference at The Westin Dublin: Panel sessions to focus on state of the market, new development/site selection, investment, financing, connectivity innovations

Telephone Registration/Questions: Ronnie Niederman | +1-646-829-7233

Sponsorship/Exhibitor Information: Brian Klebash | +1-646-331-8777