Investments, reliability, energy efficiency, security and mega trends


The data center industry has seen an explosive expansion in Sweden and the Nordics, and still holds great unexplored potential. But, in addition to the investment and growth potential it offers, the sector also face major challenges. Dagens industri is proud to present the annual Di Data Center conference where industry key players gather to discuss the opportunities and challenges of reliability, energy efficiency, security and much more. 
 
Join the discussion, expand your network and hear from the experts.
Register today and you will be eligible exclusive offers and updates regarding the conference.

Looking forward to seeing you the 20th of March 2018
/Kristian Sylwan, Project Manager

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Confirmed speakers


Jeff Bullwinkel

Director of Corporate, External and Legal Affairs, Microsoft

Anders Hagström

Head of IT Labs and Green IT Manager, HM

Johan Svenfelt

Head of IT Security, Nordnet Bank.

Niclas Damsgaard

Head of Market and System Development, Svenska Kraftnät

Jon Summers

Scientific Leader, RISE SICS North

Björn Johansson

Head of Infrastructure, PostNord

Azimeh Sefidcon

Director Research, Cloud Systems and Platforms, Ericsson

Annika Rembe

Director General, Swedish Institute

Conny Petrén

Director Establishment and Investment, Västerås stad

Fredrik Nygren

Solutions Engineer Manager, NetApp

Alexander Wallner

Senior Vice President & General Manager EMEA, NetApp

Keep your eyes open – more speakers will be announced during the coming weeks!

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Program .

 
08:30
Registration, mingle and breakfast
 
09:00
Opening of the event
 
09:10
The Swedish brand in an international context – who are we to the world?
Annika Rembe, Director General, Swedish Institute
 
09:30
When Amazon came to town – how a global giant ended up in Sweden
Conny Petrén, Director Establishment and Investment, Västerås stad
 
09:50
Panel discussion: What´s the next step to make Sweden and the Nordics even more attractive to the IT giants?
Panelists TBA
 
10:10
Accelerate digital transformation and change the world with data – how can hybrid cloud and smart data centers contribute in a rapidly changing landscape?
Alexander Wallner, Senior Vice President & General Manager EMEA, NetApp
 
10:30
Morning coffee
 
11:00
From data centers to the cloud – protecting the digital estate in a changing world 
Jeff Bullwinkel, Director of Corporate, External and Legal Affairs, Microsoft
 
11:20
Co-location of the future – how to adapt to new demands? 
Speaker TBA
 
11:40
Sustainable IT – double sales half impact – the road to energy efficient data centers
Anders Hagström, Head of IT Labs and Green IT Manager, HM
 
12:00
The Swedish national grid potential – are we ready for a new energy intense industry?
Niclas Damsgaard, Head of Market and System Development, Svenska Kraftnät
 
12:20
Lunch and networking
 
13:20-13:50
Breakout session 1
A. Using cloud services with data inside your data center
Fredrik Nygren, Solutions Engineer Manager, NetApp
B. Electricity price hedging as an enabler 
C. Risk management in the data center industry 
D. Edge computing – what is it good for?
 
13:55-14:25
Breakout session 2 
E. Security of business-critical IT infrastructure 
Representant from Enaco
F. Conditions for the establishment of new data centers 
G. Next generation cooling of data centers
H. Keys to ensuring 24/7 uptime
 
14:30
Distributed cloud, integration with 5G and AI – next generation data center
Azimeh Sefidcon, Director Research, Cloud Systems and Platforms, Ericsson
 
14:50
1 billion USD later – the journey towards 100% green energy data centers – key learnings and future strategies
Speaker TBA
 
15:10
Afternoon coffee
 
15:40
A glanze at the horizon – what will be required by the data centers of tomorrow?
Jon Summers, Scientific Leader, RISE SICS North
 
16:00
Panel discussion: Investments and future focus for data center end users – where are we going from here?
Johan Svenfelt, Head of IT Security, Nordnet Bank, Björn Johansson, Head of Infrastructure, PostNord, Max Leissner, CTO Nordics, NetApp among others.
 
16:20
High performance computing, blockchain and new business for the data center industry
Speaker TBA
 
16:40
Di’s social evening – mingle, networking and refreshments
 

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When and where .

Date:
20th of March, 2018

Time:
08.30

Place:
Grand Hôtel, Stockholm

Admission

* End users, co-location companies and authorities: 6.995:-

* Suppliers to the above : (e.g. consultants, energy companies, law firms, construction companies, suppliers of software, hardware and technical infrastructure ): 12.995:-
 

Target group 

End users, co-location companies and authorities.

Suppliers to the above .

 

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Join the discussion with the industry leaders. 

Get cutting edge knowledge straight from the innovators of the industry.

Expand your network and learn from the experts.

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Kristian Sylwan
Project Manager
+46 73 558 49 10

Andreas Frydén
Partner Manager
+46 73 558 49 50

Mattias Zetterholm
Delegate Manager
+46 70 539 68 75