The DCA's Data Centre Transformation 2022

12 May 2022 | Kingston Theatre, IET, Birmingham | 9.00 – 5.30pm

The Data Centre Transformation Conference is a one day event hosted by The DCA and its Media Partners, Lynchpin Media - publishers of Intelligent Data Centres. The event is for DCA Partners and Members and all those with an interest in The DCA and its activities in the Data Centre Sector.

Delegates will learn about current ideas from a broad base of speakers including renowned data centre professionals and leading suppliers in the industry.

There will be plenty of time for networking during the day and the event also includes a dinner on the evening of the 12 May 2022. The varied conference programme includes keynotes, updates, panels, workshops along with time for networking and meeting peers.

Topics:

  • Building a UK Digital Strategy
  • Infrastructure – Building Blocks and Barriers
  • Hydrogen Cells
  • Energy security
  • Incentivising UK Innovation
  • Sustainable strategies
  • Workforce & Skills in the Sector

Industry updates from:

  • Emma Fryer
  • Lily Tozer – BEIS
  • Prof. Rabih Bashroush – Uptime
  • Dr. Jon Summers – RI.SE
  • Sam Stafford – Ernst & Young
  • Dirk Harrymman – Certios NL

Conference Programme

8:30 – 9:30 REGISTRATION

9:30 – 10:30 WELCOME & OPENING KEYNOTE

10:15 – 10:50 MAIN PANEL SESSION

Networking break

11:20 – 11:55 WORKSHOPS 1: INFRASTRUCTURE / WORKFORCE

11:55 – 12:30 WORKSHOPS 2: INFRASTRUCTURE / WORKFORCE

Networking break and Lunch

13:30 – 15:10 INDUSTRY UPDATES TWO TRACKS RUNNING

Networking break

15:40 – 16:50 PANEL SESSIONS

16:50 – 17:25 CLOSING KEYNOTES

17:30 END OF CONFERENCE

17:30 – 20:00 NETWORKING DRINKS IN THE MALTHOUSE

20:00 – LATE - DCA DINNER AT PUSHKARS

Partner Options

Speakers

Speaker

Steve Hone

CEO,
The DCA

Speaker

Jon Summers

Research Lead in Data Centres, RI.SE

Speaker

Emma Fryer

ERM (Environmental Resource Management)

Speaker

Colin Curtis

Managing Director
TBL Services

Speaker

Astrid Wynne

Sustainability Lead - Techbuyer

Speaker

Richard Kenny

Sustainability and Research Director at Techbuyer, MD Interact

Speaker

John Booth

Managing Director
Carbon3IT Ltd

Speaker

Sophie Parry

Technical Applications Consultant & Sustainability/Circularity Ambassador

Speaker

Bobby Collinson

Managing Director Noveus Energy Ltd

Speaker

Mohan Gandhi

Senior Sustainability Consultant -STG Advisors

Speaker

Dirk Harryvan

Director Certios B. V.

Speaker

Steve Bowes-Phipps

Data Centres PTS Consulting

Speaker

James Rix

Project Director, Arcadis

Speaker

Lawrence Hooker

Operations Manager, Michael J Lonsdale

Speaker

Adelle Desouza

DCA Advisory Board & HireHigher Ltd

Speaker

Deborah Andrews

Professor of Design for Sustainability & Circularity at London South Bank University

Speaker

Zishang Zhu

Deputy Director of Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies (CSET), The University of Hull

Speaker

Ian Dabson

Director of Infrastructure, IPA

Speaker

Emily Foley

Deputy Director – For Data Infrastructure, Security and Resilience Policy, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

Speaker

Peter Shortt

Director - Chief Commercial Officer, ZeroGeo Energy Limited

Speaker

Raj Mack

Head of Digital Innovation and Partnership, Birmingham City Council

Speaker

Rabih Bashroush

Professor & Global Head, IT Infrastructure Advisory - UTI

Speaker

Sam Stafford

Senior Manager Innovation Incentives, EY

Speaker

Tom Glover

Head of Transactions, JLL

Speaker

Lily Tozer

Head of Market Intelligence, BEIS

Speaker

Steve Foley

Director, NZero

Speaker

Adam Turner

UK Government and Public Sector Head of Sustainability, Digital and ICT, DEFRA

Speaker

Mark Acton

Owner, Acton Consulting Ltd

Speaker

Steve Bettson

OEM Sales Manager – Scolmore

Speaker

Ian Bitterlin

MD - Critical Facilities

Speaker

Venessa Moffat

DCA Advisory Board Member

Speaker

Dina Nassar

PhD Research, Datacenter Environmental Sustainability Enterprise Computing Research Group University of East London

Speaker

Dave Loveday

Director of Operations and Trading - LG Group

Speaker

Roseanna Wilkes

Head of Business Development – Linbrooke

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Partners

Headline partner

Hillstone Global Logo

Event organisers and official publication

Event and networking partners

Location

IET Birmingham
Austin Court
80 Cambridge Street
Birmingham
B1 2NP

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