Ireland’s Leading Data Centre Event Comes to the RDS in 2018

DataCentres Ireland, is being held at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) on 20 – 21 November 2018. This free two-day event which brings together an international exhibition showcasing the latest technology, products, services and solutions, together with a world class multi-streamed Conference to deliver the largest gathering of datacentres People and most complete event for the Irish market.

On 21st Minister Pat Breen TD, Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation will expand upon the Irish Government’s recently launched Strategy Document on “DataCentre Development within Ireland” as well as give his thoughts on GDPR and Brexit as Minister for the ‘EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection.’

Other highlights include sessions on Day 1 (20th Nov.) linked to Energy & Sustainable Energy Distribution throughout the country, with presentations from Rosemary Steen, External Affairs Director of Eirgrid Group, Anthony Rourke, Director of Government and Infrastructure Advisory at EY and David Connolly from the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) whose stated view is that There is more than enough wind energy to power the growing demand of electricity due to more data centres, but we need to get the data centres and wind energy connected to the grid faster.”

On Day 2 (21st Nov.), as well as the Keynote from Minister Breen, there will be a number of sessions linked to the Planning process for DataCentres as well as regional opportunities available within the island of Ireland.

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