Tuesday, 13th March - 15.00 to 16.00

Our new hosted roundtable format provides an ideal platform for debate around really hot topics where everyone's ideas and opinions are important and formative to the discussion. The DCD>Energy Smart discussions aim to bring together data center operators, energy providers, technologists and government to find new ways of collaboration for a more sustainable future.

Roundtable 1: Hosts - Atle Haga, Program Director, Statkraft & Anne Graf, CEO, Hydro66

Topic: Data centers and the Nordic power system – a perfect match?


Roundtable 2: Hosts - Gustav Bergquist, EVP and COO, Multigrid Data Centers & Susanna Kass, Head of Innovation, Sustainability Strategy, Baselayer

Topic: Smart data center energy + sustainability 


Roundtable 3: Hosts - Derek Webster, Founder, Andget Limited & Adam Tamburini, SVP, International, e-shelter (NTT)

Topic: What are the opportunities and challenges for international organisations to collocate and invest in new builds in Europe? 


Roundtable 4: Host - Anton Embäck, Transaction Director, OX2 Wind

Topic: What does it take to build the infrastructure that supports cloud and the data requirements of high value IoT applications?


Roundtable 5: Hosts to be confirmed

Topic: The European transition to renewable energy- will future data center location strategies be defined by the grid?


Roundtable 6: Host - Alfonso Aranda Arias, Global Head of Data Center Operations, Real Estate Strategy and Operations, IBM

Topic: How can IT drive efficiency in data center operations to deliver savings?


Roundtable 7: Hosts - Jan Sjogren, Head of Global ICT Centers Building Operations, Ericsson & Jonas Gustafsson, COO, RISE ICT/SICS North

Topic: Understanding the challenges and opportunities in heat recovery across Europe


Roundtable 8: Hosts to be confirmed

Topic: Going beyond PUE and tier classifications: How can we improve standardised efficiency on PUE and reliability?

The hosted roundtables are by advance sign-up only and have limited availability. To express your interest in attending any of the above sessions, please email