Thursday, 7th June - 14.40 to 15.50

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

Topic 1:  Data Center Investments and Finance

Table 1: Invest in China: How can international IDC service providers do business in China? What are the challenges and considerations? How can you avoid policy risk for foreign capital entering the Chinese data center market? How best can you find your strategy partners in China?

Led by: Teddy Miller, 451 Research

Xingguo Wang, Pingan Technology

Xiangqian Li, NTT Communication


Table 2: How can you take advantage of the new data center development policies in the prosperous regions in China?            

- Discuss the future of data center development in the prosperous regions from the perspecties of government policy, tax, energy and resources planning and ect.

Led by: Zhuling Zheng, Shanghai Jianke Building Energy Service Co., Ltd

Deqiang Shen, Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning&Design Institute

Fang Zong, China IEN Capital Group


Table 3: A: From a tranditional project investment to a new real estate investment, what will it bring to the data center finance algorithms? B: How to get the capital / fund? C: How to build up the risk evalutation standard system?

Led by: Mark Cai, Haitong Unitrust International Leasing Co., Ltd


Topic 2: Data Center Services

Table 4: How to find the low price and high-quality data centers in China? How do you create your own unique value? How can IDC construction and service providers find the optimal profit model?

Led by: Bo Yang, Dr. Peng


Topic 3: Data Center Design & Build

Table 5: What are the challenges and bottlenecks for quickly delivering hyperscale data centers? What solutions are available? What role can modular technologies play? How will it make data center construction smarter?

Led by: Cong Ding, Shanghai Posts&Telecommunications Designing Consulting Institute Co, Ltd

Wei Shen, Shanghai Posts&Telecommunications Designing Consulting Institute Co, Ltd

Xiaoying Mou, Dalian Wanda


Table 6: Why is commissioning so important? How can you put commissioning into practice at each stage of a data center project - from pre-design to post-handover?

Led by: Gengsheng Jia, Travel Sky

             Haifeng Wang, Athub


Topic 4: Data Center Energy Efficiency

Table 7: Cooling technology revolution – what will liquid immersion cooling bring to the data center? Can it replace conventional air cooling methods for greater server and data center density?

Led by: Zhigang Luo, JSPTPD

Larry Zhang, JD

Chongqiu Deng, Senior Data Center Expert

Shuiwang Liu, Alibaba

Feddy Lan, 3M


Table 8: Defining the appropriate power supply strategy for your hyperscale data center construction. How can you balance PUE and electricity pricing? 

Led by Linfeng Zhang, State Grid Information and Telecommunication Branch