With a full day of presentations from professionals, industrialists and academics, the agenda will draw to a close with a panel session on the birth, within the aql datacentre, of the Leeds Internet Exchange, IXLeeds, and its significance to the local economy of Leeds. The panel will consist of the important stakeholders for this not-for-profit activity, namely from local government, commerce and industry.
During the day there will be two topical keynote presentations:
- Energy efficiency and climate change policy for the data centre industry. Presented by Emma Fryer, Intellect UK.
- Data centre energy efficiency analysis. Presented by Dr Robert Tozer, Operational Intelligence.
Plus several presentations in the following sessions:
- Session 1: Energy-efficiency at the virtual layer.
- Session 2: Data centre Research and Development.
- Session 3: Controlling the physical with the demands of the virtual.
- Session 4: Building and operating energy-efficient data centres.
This year there will be two parallel tracks of international contributions, each with a different focus. One track will have a research and development theme with academic and industrial presentations looking at progress in the physical and virtual layers of the data centre. The second track will focus on technical developments within the data centre, comprising of short talks from the many conference sponsors.
There are limited places at this evening networking event so to avoid any disappointment, book early on the conference website at www.dtconference.com